For any holiday we always recommend the gift of travel. So what better to way to surprise the dad in your life than with a new tome and a trip to discover the destinations they are reading about? From Austin to Antibes, read on to find the perfect book to get dad for Father's Day and the our hotel picks to experience the story IRL. Happy Father's Day!
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc
We promise you’ll have a more enjoyable time at this classic hotel tucked into the French Riviera in Antibes where Eric was born. This stylish stay is the epitome of Cote d’Azur chic, and it even a ropes course for the older kiddos.
by Eric Ripert
This coming-of-age story from the Le Bernardin chef is bittersweet as Ripert recounts his childhood in the South of France, full of trials and tribulations from his early days to his humble beginnings as a cook.
Stay at the this chalet property (which is equally as great in winter and in summer) and plan to picnic at Yellowstone National Park. Then check out all of the sites and shops that Jackson has to offer.
by Darrin Lunde
For the history buff, get this tome about Teddy Roosevelt’s passion for America’s wildlife and the conservation movement that gave rise to the National Parks system.
Hotel Van Zandt
This Kimpton property boasts a different a live music act every night, a swanky rooftop pool perfect for sipping cocktails, and a location next to all of the fun on Rainey Street that can’t be beat.
Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto
by Aaron Franklin
The husband-and-wife duo behind Austin’s famous BBQ joint have divulged some of the secret sauce (pun intended). Not only is this a great Texas read, it will likely make your summer cookouts more delicious!
The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones
by Rich Cohen
From Vanity Fair contributor and co-creator of HBO’s Vinyl, Cohen chronicles not only his experiences with the Stones in 90s, but starts at the beginning of their journey in 1961.