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Best Vacation Books You Should Enjoy

Looking for the best Vacation books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

1. Marriage Vacation (2018)

Best Vacation Books You Should EnjoyBy all appearances, Kate Carmichael has the perfect life: two adorable daughters, a prewar townhouse on the Upper East Side, and a husband who runs one of the most successful publishing companies in New York. But when Kate attends a wedding and reconnects with successful friends from graduate school, she suddenly sees her life in a different light: the career she didn’t pursue, the dreams she’s locked away, the empty veneer of her privilege. When the wedding weekend ends, instead of heading home to her husband and family, Kate gets on a plane and flies halfway around…
Author(s): Pauline Brooks

2. How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Dragonfly Books) (1997)

Best Vacation Books You Should EnjoyMost kids go to camp over the summer, or to Grandma’s house, or maybe they’re stuck at home. Not Wallace Bleff.  He was supposed to visit his Aunt Fern. Instead, Wallace insists, he was carried off by cowboys and taught the ways of the West–from riding buckin’ broncos to roping cattle. Lucky for Aunt Fern, he showed up at her house just in time to divert a stampede from her barbecue party!  Perfect for back-to-school read-alouds, here’s a western fantasy with sparkling illustrations and enough action to knock kids’ boots off!…
Author(s): Mark Teague

3. Assassination Vacation (2006)

Best Vacation Books You Should EnjoyNew York Times bestselling author of The Wordy Shipmates and contributor to NPR’s “This American Life” Sarah Vowell embarks on a road trip to sites of political violence, from Washington DC to Alaska, to better understand our nation’s ever-evolving political system and history.Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. With Assassination Vacation, she takes us on a road trip like no other — a journey to the pit stops of American political murder and through the myriad ways they have been used for fun and profit, for…
Author(s): Sarah Vowell

4. How To Rent Vacation Properties by Owner Third Edition: The Complete Guide to Buy, Manage, Furnish, Rent, Maintain and Advertise Your Vacation Rental Investment (2013)

Best Vacation Books You Should Enjoy<DIV>In this all-new, updated edition, author and speaker Christine Hrib-Karpinski takes readers through all the steps necessary to purchase and rent out a vacation home. This book contains practical, hands-on advice that shows the reader how to do it without property management companies, and keep 100 percent of the profits. It offers realistic strategies to create a situation in which renters pay the mortgage, while still allowing the owner several weeks a year in that little slice of paradise.</div>…
Author(s): Christine Hrib-Karpinski

5. Punctuation Takes a Vacation (2004)

Best Vacation Books You Should EnjoyAfter a lesson goes awry on the hottest, stickiest day of the year, Punctuation decides to go on vacation. Maybe if the kids have to live without punctuation for a while, they’ll appreciate all the hard work commas, apostrophes, exclamation points, and question marks do! Chaos erupts! The class can’t read their book, and the letters they write to ask punctuation to come back home are a mess.  This clever and funny tale shows just how important punctuation is to reading and writing, and helps illustrate how different types work.  From the question mark’s inquisitive…
Author(s): Robin Pulver, Lynn Rowe Reed

6. Vacation Under The Volcano (1998)

Best Vacation Books You Should EnjoyThe #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Who wants to vacation next to a volcano? Jack and Annie are about to find out when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the days of the Roman Empire. They arrive in Pompeii and soon discover that it is the very day the city will be destroyed. Now Jack and Annie must race against time to find an ancient library before it is buried in ash! Did you know that there’s a Magic Tree House book for every kid? Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super…
Author(s): Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca

7. Vacation Rental Success: Insider secrets to profitably own, market, and manage vacation rental property (From Start to Profit) (Volume 1) (2013)

Best Vacation Books You Should EnjoyConverting residential property to vacation rentals is the great secret to creating real estate wealth, and you can learn how! Short term rentals can profoundly change the math of real estate investing, and author and successful owner Joel Rasmussen will show you the way. As the President and founder of one of North American’s largest vacation rental owners associations, Rasmussen has seen the best and worst practices first hand, and condenses that knowledge into a no-nonsense book “packed with advice from some of the smartest people in our industry. Joel…
Author(s): Joel Rasmussen , Nancy Osa, et al.

8. The House Takes a Vacation (2013)

Best Vacation Books You Should EnjoyAfter the Petersons leave for vacation, their house decides it wants to take a holiday, too! But the different parts of the house can’t agree on where to go. Finally, the sunporch suggests the house go to the beach. The basement refuses “to rise to the occasion,” but the rest of the house follows the front door as it leads the way—and the house has a vacation that it will never forget! Adding to the appeal are Lee White’s oil and colored pencil illustrations, which bring this “home away from home” tale to a safe and sound conclusion….
Author(s): Jacqueline Davies, Lee White

9. The Vacation Rental Goldmine: How to Maximize Your Rental Income With Great Guest Experiences (2014)

Best Vacation Books You Should Enjoy“Are you getting the maximum income from your vacation rental property?” The Vacation Rental Goldmine Book gives you everything you need to get every dollar possible from your vacation home. Whether you are experienced or new to vacation rentals by owner, these strategies can make big impact with the profitability of your vacation rental business. The Vacation Rental Goldmine leads you step by step to get the most profit from your property. These strategies can put thousands more in your pocket by truly making your vacation home stand out from the competition. The keys to this system are…
Author(s): Chris DeBusk

10. Vacation Rental Mastery: Beyond Airbnb: high occupancy, direct bookings & serious money (2018)

Best Vacation Books You Should EnjoyVacation Rental Mastery is a book for the age of the sharing economy.It is for vacation rental owners who want to stay small and achieve outstanding results.It shows owners how to give guests exceptional experiences and bring happiness to many people in one of the most rewarding lifestyles that business owners can enjoy.It shows definitively how psychology can be used to get more bookings.Using real life examples and stories, this practical handbook shows vacation rental owners how to take the least effort path to high occupancy, i.e. Vacation Rental Mastery. Contains 27 diagrams/ tables….
Author(s): Rex Brown

11. Aliens on Vacation (The Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast) (2012)

Best Vacation Books You Should EnjoyDavid isn’t happy about leaving Florida and his friends to summer with his crazy grandmother in “Middle-of-Nowhere,” Washington. Arriving at her Intergalactic Bed & Breakfast, he isn’t surprised by its the-60’s-meets-Star-Wars décor, but he is surprised by the weird-looking guests. It turns out that each room in the inn is an off-earth portal and his grandma the gate-keeper, allowing aliens to vacation on Earth. Grandma desperately needs David’s help monitoring the visitors, shopping for cartloads of aluminum-foil for dinner, and taking rambunctious alien kids, that…
Author(s): Clete Barrett Smith, Christian Slade

Best Vacation Books You Should Enjoy

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some vacation books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Astronomy Adventures and Vacations. How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time

Author(s): Timothy Treadwell
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2017, Size: 22 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1691181

Astronomy Adventures and Vacations: How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time

Author(s): Timothy Treadwell
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 22 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1698438

The happy traveler : unpacking the secrets of better vacations

Author(s): Kurtz, Jaime L
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1704526

Vacationland

Author(s): John Hodgman
Publisher: , Year: 2017 , Size: 621 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2290645

Camping and Woodcraft A Handbook for Vacation Campers and Travelers in the Wilderness

Author(s): Horace Kepharts
Publisher: Skyhorse, Year: 2017, Size: 10 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2330510

Vacation Guide to the Solar System: Science for the Savvy Space Traveler!

Author(s): Olivia Koski, Jana Grcevich
Publisher: Penguin Books, Year: 2017, Size: 29 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2336316

The survival food handbook: provisioning at the supermarket for your boat, camper, vacation cabin, and home emergencies

Author(s): Janet Groene
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1606719

Cheap Vacation Ideas: A Complete Guide in How to Plan Your Perfect Summer Vacation

Author(s): Foreman, Richard
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 379 Kb, Download: mobi
ID: 2072187

Paris: Culture. Romance. Style. Cuisine: Create Your Tailor-Made Dream Vacation in the City of Light (Bonus Included)

Author(s): Kharbichi, Amal
Publisher: Metis Press, Year: 2015, Size: 604 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2073360

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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