We all love talking about our vacations. Our travel stories are, to us, extremely interesting; our friends and family may or may not agree.
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We may not be the best storytellers, but certain authors have captured the interest of millions by writing books describing their travels. Just as road trips have become an American pastime, the following 10 books have made their way into American zeitgeist:
American Nomads by Richard Grant
Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
The Lost Continent by Bill Bryson
Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
A Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
Click here for synopses and more information on these great American travel stories. Which is your favorite? Do you have any tips for writing great stories about your vacations? Let us know in the comments!