Spiritual travels are more than ordinary trips.

Lori Erickson–shown here in Iceland–has spent three decades exploring holy sites around the world. (Bob Sessions photo)

Lori Erickson, one of America’s top writers specializing in spiritual travels, invites you to browse this website featuring hundreds of holy sites in many faith traditions.

In three decades of exploring holy sites around the world, Lori has learned that certain places have a magnetic pull on our souls. If you yearn to take a trip that’s more than an ordinary vacation, follow her lead as she journeys to spiritual places near and far.

Here you’ll find suggestions for itineraries plus a potpourri of history, information, and travel tips. Browse pages via the search box in the black bar above or click on Destinations. You can also buy Lori’s new book Holy Rover: Journeys in Search of Mystery, Miracles, and God, published in hardcover, audio book, and e-book by Fortress Press. Or keep up with her on Facebook.

Whether you take an armchair pilgrimage, or one that requires a suitcase, Lori is an invaluable guide on journeys that can challenge, deepen, and change you.

A pilgrim prays inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. (Lori Erickson photo)


Featured Destinations:


Mayan Sites in Mexico & Guatemala

The Arab-American Community of Dearborn, Michigan


Taize, France