Spiritual travels are more than ordinary trips

Lori Erickson—shown here on the coast of Wales—travels the world exploring sacred sites. (Jenifer Brenner photo)

Lori Erickson is one of America’s top writers specializing in spiritual travels.

If you want to take a trip that’s more than an ordinary vacation, follow her lead as she journeys to holy sites near and far.

On this site you’ll find suggestions for itineraries plus a potpourri of history, information, and travel tips. You can:

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


Starting from scratch? Not sure what a pilgrimage is? Here’s some helpful background: 


Featured Destinations:


Sacred Sites in Wales




New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon




National Park in Hawaii, National Park on Big Island

Hawai’i’s Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park




Savannah’s Bonaventure Cemetery




Hopewell art Ancient Ohio Trail




The Sacred Quarries of Pipestone National Monument




Glastonbury: A New Age Holy Site with Ancient Roots



Vatican Necropolis Tour: A Visit to St. Peter’s Tomb




Church in Lourdes topped with gold cross

Lourdes: The World’s Most Famous Healing Shrine




The Surprising Spiritual Mecca of Crestone, Colorado




Alabama’s Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament




The Holy Dirt of Chimayo, New Mexico




Taize Community in France: Where the Souls Are Saved by Singing




The Transcendentalist Trail in Concord, Massachusetts 




An Icelandic Pilgrimage: Searching for Scandinavian Roots




The Sacred Mountain of Bear Butte in South Dakota





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