Lori Erickson—shown here in Florence, Italy—travels the world exploring sacred sites. (Bob Sessions 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: 

What is a pilgrimage?

Why spiritual travels are growing in popularity

Top 10 reasons to go on a pilgrimage


From the Chicago Tribune’s review of Lori’s book Holy Rover: “[Erickson] spins a fine yarn and weaves in a mighty dose of insight along the way . . . And her explication — never settling for an off-the-shelf recounting or humdrum heard-it-all-before — digs deep, shining light on little-known nooks and crannies of the religion world’s most uncanny characters and sacred landscapes.”


Featured Destinations:

 

Transformers Rescue Bots Blades

 

 

 

Ancient Ohio Trail

 

 

 

elsa doll

 

 

 

Kramer guitar logo sign for music studio

 

 

Holy Wisdom Monastery in Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

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

 

 

 

Carter's halloween butterfly baby costume

 

 

 

Special Delivery Pikachu 20 Card

 

 

 

Terlingua Cemetery in Texas

 

 

 

The Holy Dirt of Chimayo, New Mexico

 

 

 

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind RSD Orange vinyl

 

 

 

Kirby Super Star Nintendo Plush

 

 

 

An Icelandic Pilgrimage: Searching for Scandinavian Roots

 

 

 

The Sacred Mountain of Bear Butte in South Dakota

 

 

 

The Arab-American Community of Dearborn, Michigan

 

 

 

 

 


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