Great Reads While You're on the Road

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There's nothing like kicking back and reading a good book on the road. And reading a captivating road trip story can get you even more excited about your RV adventures. These five books are some of our favorite stories about road trips and outdoor adventures across America.

On the Road -- Jack Kerouac

It's no secret that On the Road is one of the top road trip tales of all time. Adventure with Kerouac as he travels across America in the late 1940s defining the "Beat Generation."

Travels With Charlie -- John Steinbeck

Considering an RV road trip with your pup in tow? Travels with Charley depicts Steinbeck's 1960 road trip across the United States with his standard poodle Charley in the passenger seat. Steinbeck chronicled the "new America" he witnessed and documented his 10,000-mile-long journey.

Into the Wild -- Jon Krakauer

When you're thirsting for adventure, Into the Wild offers the inspiration you need to get out exploring. The story follows Christopher Johnson McCandless as he leaves his well-to-do life to walk into the wilderness along. He gave all of his money to charity, sold his car, burned his cash and started an adventure to Alaska.

A Walk in the Woods -- Bill Bryson

Considering an adventure to the Appalachian Mountains? A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail offers a gorgeously written tale of America's incredible natural beauty. If you've lost your appreciation for your natural surroundings, this book will undoubtedly restore it.

William Least Heat-Moon -- Blue Highways: A Journey Into America

The term "blue highways" comes form the non-interstate roads on old United States maps. Heat-Moon ventured on these roads to some of America's lesser-known destinations like Why, Ariz. and Remote, Oregon. Restore your lust for America's small towns and unknown places with this unique tale.

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