Looking for the best books about road trips? Hit the open road with these adventure books that celebrate cross-country adventures in fiction and nonfiction.
In today’s Book Gang episode, Colleen Oakley brought her favorite selections for the best road trip books.
She also discussed her fantastic intergenerational road trip story, The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise. Don’t miss this episode on the inspiration of Thelma & Louise and the challenges of writing about characters from two different generations.
Listen to the full episode (the show notes are located here) below and subscribe to the Book Gang podcast for more episodes like this one.
The Best Books to Read About Road Trips Right Now
Today’s bonus list includes a variety of exciting adventures on the open road, ranging from uplifting tales to reflective journeys and even nonfiction memoirs.
So whether you’re looking for a way to escape into a world of travel from the comfort of your armchair or simply seeking some inspiration for your next road trip, these books are sure to captivate and entertain you.
Looking for more road trip adventures? Here is a short list of our book club member favorites:
The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
The People We Keep by Allison Larkin
The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
He Started It by Samantha Downing
Annie Freeman’s Fabulous Traveling Funeral by Kris Radish
West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge
The Greatest Beer Run Ever by John “Chick” Donohue
Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout
What is your favorite road trip story? I’d love to expand our list with your favorites too!
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