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Read All About It: Unforgettable Bookworm Trips for Families

Harry Potter, Little House, Eric Carle and more

Do you and your book-loving kids ever dream about how cool it would be enter some of the fictional worlds you read about together — Narnia, Hogwarts, Mount Olympus? With increasing numbers of tourist sites and itineraries centered around kid lit’s greatest reads, it’s easier than ever. These five book-centric vacations turn summer reading on its head by letting your family explore great books and authors in real time, from sleeping in a covered wagon on Laura Ingalls Wilder’s prairie homestead to quaffing butterbeer Hogwarts style on a back lot in London.

Browse through all trips, or jump to the one that interests you:

Harry Potter's London

Anne of Green Gables on Prince Edward Island

Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, Mass.

Trailing Laura Ingalls Wilder in Desmet, South Dakota

Kid mysteries in Chicago

4 Northwest bookworm vacations

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