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Isabella Bird, one of history's great travelers.Great Travel Writers of History

In this section GoNOMAD presents some of the finest travel writers in history from Charles Dickens chatting with a Choctaw chieftain aboard a steamboat on the Ohio River, to Isabella Bird riding her pony through remoted snowbound passages in the Colorado Rockies.

If you have a favorite travel writer from another era whom you would like to see featured here, email Associate Editor Stephen Hartshorne.

Read excerpts from the great travel writers of history:

Pennsylvania: Civil War History at Gettysburg
Canyon de Chelly National Monument: Navajo Nation, Arizona
Vicksburg Mississippi: The Key to the Civil War
Great Travel Writers of History - Isabella Bird
Charles Dickens: He Was a Travel Writer, Too!
Great Travel Writers of History


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