Blue Highways by William Least-Heat Moon-guy circles around the country in his van "Ghost Dancing" taking only sideways and byways.
Lonesome Traveler-short stories by Kerouac.
Or perhaps Kerouacs collected letters 1940-56-get an inside look at the times written about in On the Road.
Journals of Lewis and Clark-America's original Road Trippers.
Basho's Narrow Road-a haiku journey around Japan.
Fresh Air Fiend by Paul Theroux-Collected essays of a travel writing master.
Soul Mountain by Gao XingJian-Rambling around communist china by Nobel Prize winner.
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe-Furthur. Nuff said.
Yoga for People who can't be bothered to do it by Geoff Dyer
Naked by Dave Sedaris-hitchhiking with a partial quadriplegic, and more.