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Time to travel

Travel, VacationGet away from the stresses of work, school, and your daily routine.  Plan now and you could be enjoying beautiful Italy or relaxing at the Bahamas.  Stop dreaming about your dream vacation and live it!  We have wonderful books sitting on our shelves waiting for you to whisk them away to exciting destinations. Find romance in Germany, discover

Gotta Go

Sure, we love Houston and all it has to offer, but sometimes it's nice to get away for a little bit. But what if you don't have the time or the ability to go on a big adventure to a faraway place? That's when you pick up a copy of Quick Escapes from Houston. Choose your direction of escape and jaunt off on a two day Texas journey to places like Brenham,  Fredricksburg, or Port Aransas....

A cool place

      

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Vacation Season

 

Memorial Day is only a few days away, which means summer isn't far behind.  Want to take a vacation but don't know where you should go?  These books can guide you right. You'll find enough suggestions to keep you vacationing for a lifetime.

 

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Plan Your Next Dream Getaway

It's always a good time to start thinking about your next vacation.  Start your planning now and be ready when vacation time rolls around again.  Don't know where you want to go?  Visit your local HCPL branch and head for the travel section.  Pick up a few books and dream yourself away to your next destination. 

 Start with these titles and see where they take you:

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A Patriotic Vacation

Complete National Parks of the United StatesFor the past year I’ve heard that people have been vacationing closer to home to save money.  Thankfully, we have a big, beautiful country full of places to visit.  Take a look at National Geographic’s latest edition of Complete National Parks of the United States.  Even if you’re not planning a vacation, it’s worth browsing.

 

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Family Road Trip by Book

In 1953, a familiar-looking retired man and his wife hopped into their Chrysler and drove across the United States on a road trip. The man didn't receive a pension to help pay for the cross-country vacation, even though he was an ex-president. President Harry S. Trumann didn't even have secret service to protect him. Back then, he used some money from his memoirs, and drove with his sweetheart, former First Lady Bess, to see the country they had enjoyed in their younger years.

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