07/19/2016 02:15 EDT | Updated 07/19/2016 02:59 EDT

21 Travel Books To Escape Into During The Summer


Sure, summer's the time to be outside but why not bring a book with you on your travels?

Whether you're on the beach, at the cottage or having a picnic, a good travel book can help transport you to places you've never been to before.

With that in mind, we chose 21 great travel books that will give you some serious wanderlust. From classics such as Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" and George Orwell's "Homage to Catalonia" to new tomes such as Aspen Matis' "Girl in the Woods" and Steve Hely's "The Wonder Trail," there are plenty of books to choose from for some fascinating summer reading.

And, if you aren't in the mood for an adventure, stock up on some of these great summer books that will keep your eyes locked on the pages for hours.

Check out our favourite travel reads below:

21 Great Travel Books