If you’re like us, and you hear that you’re in an area that is home to a place that has any little bit of literary historical significance, you have to go and visit it. Since (statistically speaking) there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll soon be hopping in your car or your friend’s car, or boarding a train, bus, plane, or some other mode of transportation that will bring you to another place that isn’t the city you spend the rest of the year living in, we’ve compiled this list of literary places all over the world that you should visit if you happen to be in the neighborhood.
Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, CT
While we’re in no way trying to get you to avoid Mark Twain’s birthplace in Missouri, Twain’s house and museum in Hartford, CT is a sight to behold with its Tiffany-designed walls and ceilings, the knowledgeable tour guides, and the Twain made out of LEGO.
Ernest Hemingway’s Birthplace and Museum, Oak Park, IL