7 Literary Destinations to Visit in 2016
Posted on December 18, 2015Written by Lindsey Schmid
Making the pilgrimage to famous writers’ homes almost feels like being transported to the same streets of cherished fictional characters. Take a tour of Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House, the setting for the iconic American novel “Little Women,” and you may feel as though you’re visiting the March family. Or explore The Mount, a Georgian Revival estate in the Berkshires, in Massachusetts, and you may feel like you’re stepping inside Edith Wharton’s “The House of Mirth.” These noteworthy homes-turned-museums provide fascinating tributes and insights into writers and their works. In fact, many of them have been designated as National Historic Landmarks. If you’re itching to visit your favorite authors’ historic homes, read on for seven trip ideas for literature lovers.