Are books your favorite thing? If you love to read and just can’t get enough literary awesomeness in your life, then maybe you need to do some literary traveling. Not only can you get up close and personal with your favorite authors, dead or alive, you can also see the places that inspired some of their greatest works, as well as come face-to-face with some of the world’s rarest manuscripts. Literary travel encompasses everything from libraries to authors’ homes and museums to books from antiquity. Here are the top 16 travel destinations for you book worms of the world
1. The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum in Key Wes
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, located in Key West, Florida, is a popular destination for literary lovers. Hemingway lived in this unique house for over a decade. He did a lot of his writing there, too. The rooms and gardens of the house have been meticulously kept to reflect what they looked like during Hemingway’s most productive period of writing. There are also more than 40 six-toed cats living on the property that are descendants of Hemingway’s original cats, and they are a big draw for tourists who come to visit this literary location.