Top 5 U.S. Destinations From Books That Will Inspire You To Travel


books have the ability to transport us into new worlds. We can travel the world from home. This has been an especially important part of reading since the pandemic began.

Top 5 U.S. Destinations From Beautiful Books That Inspire You To Travel

1. The Joy Luck Club

But now that the vaccinations are on the rise, it’s time to physically go to the places we read about! This list of US travel destinations from beautiful books will have you packing your bags today.

The Joy Luck Club San Francisco, California

by the inimitable Amy Tan spans many destinations in China and San Francisco. This extremely beautiful story of memory and adversity focuses on food and family. San Francisco Travelers can also focus on food and family in the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge. Families should check out the legendary free guided tours,either through one of the onsite exhibits.

golden gate bridge san francisco

or through the impressive and educational visitors to San Francisco can also enjoy some of the’s most famous food and drink in the Boudin Bakery area. The sourdough bread from Anchor Brewery, a bakery that has been adorned with heavenly breads in San Francisco since 1849, and the beer from and, which has been brewed since 1896, will delight visitors with great food. And Good Mong Kok Bakery’s famous dim sum gives travelers the feeling of eating a dish straight out of the book.

san francisco chinatown

2. Where did you go Bernadette?

Seattle, Washington

This wonderfully funny novel by Maria Semple may sound familiar, as we are all fleeing our homes for the first time in months. The agoraphobic Bernadette is missing and her daughter tries to fill in the gaps,to find out where she went.

Seattle skyline

While we’re not all as adventurous as the characters, some of whom go to Antarctica, we can all enjoy the beautiful and unique Seattle, Washington, which is where much of the book is set. It’s no surprise Washington state is full of great things,, and in the Pacific Northwest an fantastic hotel is never far away.

, in Seattle, visitors can tour the beautiful Japanese Garden, eat at the Space Needle restaurant with its rotating glass floor and enjoy the city’s unique art scene. Check out the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit and enjoy the beautiful art scattered around the beautiful gardens!

chihuly glass space needle seattle

3. The Great Gatsby

New York

It’s no secret that The Great Gatsby is a fantastic tribute to New York in the age of jazz.The novel spends its time on Long Island, a place known for its white sand beaches and historic mansions from a bygone era;

visitors who wish to receive the Gatsby experience can tour mansions which is believed to have inspired the novel and used in many films has been. There are also beautiful lighthouses to see and vineyards and wineries where you can take part in tastings!

lighthouse water long island new york

4. The Old Man and the Sea

Key West, Florida

Although Ernest Hemingway’s classic novel takes place in the waters around Havana, Cuba, visitors looking for an oceanfront experience in the continental US can visit Hemingway’s beloved Key West.

Key West, not least for many reasons is famous isthat Hemingway spent much of his time there and found plenty of inspiration for his writing between the beaches. Key West has many fantastic hotels and historic B & Bs where guests will find an abundance of relaxing activities and beach experiences. Tour Ernest Hemingway’s Historic Home in Key West. Or let yourself be inspired by the book and enjoy some ( much less intense than in the book) fishing!

key west florida beach

5. Chesapeake


This massive book by James A. Michener accompanied several families through the centuries in the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia and Maryland.

There are so many Sights along the Chesapeake Bay. Annapolis, Maryland is known as America’s sailing capital, and travelers can have their own sailing adventures in the city,while staying at one of the many beautiful historic inns in the area. The famous Thomas Point Lighthouse , which is open for tours in June, is another destination not to be missed. Travel Insurance for Covid-19

thomas point lighthouse water sunset chesapeake maryland

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