2013's Best Seven-Day Vacations

Bath, England
Bath, England (Bath Tourism/Colin Hawkins)

Now that the London Olympics hype has passed, England can get back to some of the things it’s truly famous for. Take literature: Norwich is one of only six cities in the world awarded a UNESCO City of Literature nod. The bicentennial of Dickens was in 2012, and now it’s Jane Austen’s turn. Pride and Prejudice came out 200 years ago, and British travel pundits predict that “literatours” will traverse the country in the book’s honor, going from Austen's birthplace of Hampshire, to Bath where she lived, and up to Derbyshire, home to Darcy’s Pemberley estate.

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