Round up your family and pack your bags — it’s time to set off for the trip of a lifetime. Ready to see the world? It’s your turn to be the tourist! Read on for our top book suggestions for planning your dream vacation (whether it’s close to home or across the globe).

Must-Read Travel Books!

1. 501 Must-Visit Destinations

by David Brown, Jackum Brown, Kieran Fogarty, and Rebecca Walder

Not sure where to plan your next getaway? 501 Must-Visit Destinations is here to help. Get back-to-nature with the wonders of the world, relax at a serene and secluded resort, or revisit history with mankind’s greatest accomplishments. With stunning photography and tips on best times to travel, this is our go-to book. Plus, it makes for a great coffee table accent!

2. Lonely Planet’s Best Ever Travel Tips

by Lonely Planet

Any guide by Lonely Planet is a win in our book. But, when we say you won’t want to miss out on this read, we mean it. You’ll be surprised at the quick and easy tips you can use to save money and stay safe on your next trip. You can also download Lonely Planet’s apps and ebooks for on-the-go guides and navigation hints to maximize your time and check-off all of the must-see sites.

3. Travel Photography In A Day For Dummies

by Serge Timacheff

New to anything and everything photography related? Don’t worry! That’s why we’re recommending this book in the For Dummies series. From camera settings and light adjustments, you’ll have all you need to get started on your next trip. The best part — you can learn how to take brilliant photos on any camera, including your smartphone. This also comes in the ever-so-handy ebook format just in case you need a quick, in-the-moment tip from the pros.

4. The Art of Travel

by Alain de Botton

Planes, trains, and automobiles. What are you going to do with the downtime you have to and from? Of course you’ll be catching up on well-deserved sleep, but we have you covered for the rest. The Art of Travel is a great read to help you appreciate all that you see and do on your vacation.

We’re always on the hunt for new places to travel — share your itineraries and experiences with us on Facebook! Bon voyage!


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