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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Eat, Pray, Love

    • One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia
    • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,937
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,971
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,970

    She got rid of her belongings, quit her job, and undertook a yearlong journey around the world, all alone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Inner Journey within an External One

    • By YoginiZora on 07-20-06

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Wild

    • From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    • By: Cheryl Strayed
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,760
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,817

    A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe - and built her back up again....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Glad I Took the Trip

    • By FanB14 on 04-08-13
    • From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    • By: Cheryl Strayed
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 03-20-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19,107 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Into Thin Air

    • A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Philip Franklin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,446
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,464

    Into Thin Air is the definitive, personal account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Audio version RUINED with new narrator!

    • By Jeffrey E. on 02-06-16

    Regular price: $22.60

    • Turn Right at Machu Picchu

    • Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
    • By: Mark Adams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012

    Writer for the New York Times and GQ, Mark Adams is also the acclaimed author of Mr. America.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book for history enthusiasts

    • By Elizabeth on 08-26-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Walk in the Woods

    • Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Rob McQuay
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,545
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,557

    The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America - majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining

    • By Diane S on 11-13-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The River of Doubt

    • Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
    • By: Candice Millard
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,823
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,836

    The River of Doubt brings alive extraordinary events in a powerful nonfiction narrative thriller that happens to feature one of the most famous Americans who ever lived....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Writing, Story and Narration

    • By Philip on 11-03-05

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Spying on the South

    • An Odyssey Across the American Divide
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins, Tony Horwitz
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    The best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era for an epic adventure on the trail of America's greatest landscape architect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fitting eulogy

    • By James D. Doyle on 06-02-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Shanghai Free Taxi

    • Journeys with the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China
    • By: Frank Langfitt
    • Narrated by: Frank Langfitt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In this adventurous, original book, NPR correspondent Frank Langfitt describes how he created a free taxi service - offering rides in exchange for illuminating conversation - to go beyond the headlines and get to know a wide range of colorful, compelling characters....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Too political

    • By Anonymous User on 06-26-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Travels with Charley in Search of America

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Gary Sinise
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,095
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,801
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,804

    In September 1960, John Steinbeck and his poodle, Charley, embarked on a journey across America, from small towns to growing cities to glorious wilderness oases....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed the Journey

    • By Rebb on 12-15-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,895
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,115

    From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new collection of essays taking his listeners on a bizarre and stimulating world tour....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Always a Sedaris fan, but this isn't his best

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-29-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • In a Sunburned Country

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,519
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,875
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,872

    Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door memorable travel literature threatens to break out. His previous excursion up, down, and over the Appalachian Trail...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Laugh out loud funny

    • By Larry on 06-09-03

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Horizon

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters - human, animal, and natural - that have shaped an extraordinary life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant Wise and Thought Provoking

    • By findley on 05-04-19

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Travel as a Political Act

    • By: Rick Steves
    • Narrated by: Rick Steves
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    Change the world one trip at a time. In this illuminating collection of stories and lessons from the road, acclaimed travel writer Rick Steves shares a powerful message that resonates....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful

    • By Caralyn on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • H.M.S. Surprise

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 3
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,069
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,603
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,603

    At the opening of his third novel in an ongoing adventure series by Patrick O'Brian, Jack Aubrey is cruising off Cape Sicie when his friend Stephen Maturin....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Make note of your reader

    • By Clifford on 09-05-10

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Mountains of the Mind

    • Adventures in Reaching the Summit
    • By: Robert Macfarlane
    • Narrated by: James A. Gillies
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Combining accounts of legendary mountain ascents with vivid descriptions of his own forays into wild, high landscapes, Robert Macfarlane reveals how the mystery of the world's highest places has come to grip the Western imagination....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Vagabonding

    • An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    • By: Rolf Potts
    • Narrated by: Rolf Potts
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,670
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,150

    Vagabonding is about taking time off from your normal life - from six weeks to four months to two years - to discover and experience the world on your own terms....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I wanted to love this book...

    • By Scott Shepherd on 10-10-16
    • An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
    • By: Rolf Potts
    • Narrated by: Rolf Potts
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 11-13-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,670 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Natural Born Heroes

    • How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance
    • By: Christopher McDougall
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,885
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,676
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,680

    After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of Mexico, Christopher McDougall finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A solid follow-up

    • By tony liebetrau on 06-14-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Thirst

    • 2600 Miles to Home
    • By: Heather Anderson
    • Narrated by: Heather Costa
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    By age 25, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the "Triple Crown" of backpacking. In her new memoir, Heather shares her distinct message of courage - her willingness to turn away from the predictability of a more traditional life in an effort to seek out what most fulfills her....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I wish someone else were narrating this

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-21-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Bill Bryson Collector's Edition

    • Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,761
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,341
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,327

    In the first of three essays included in this audiobook, Bill Bryson decides to move back to the United States, after nearly two decades in Britain. But not before taking one last trip....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good I hated for it to end

    • By J. Dominy on 08-08-12

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Made in America

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 854
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 855

    In Made in America, Bryson de-mythologizes his native land....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bryson Not Reading Makes For a Rare Fail

    • By John on 02-28-14

    Regular price: $22.38

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