Vacation Planet describes a planet where the inhabitants make their livings from vacationing beings from other worlds. An entire planet designated as a place where outsiders may enjoy themselves. Rather like an oversize island in the Aegean, Caribbean or Pacific.


  • Artemis - Jane Lindskold's Artemis Awakening
  • Calliope - Mike Resnick's short story "Catastrophe Bakers and a Canticle for Liebowitz" in The New Space Opera 2
  • Dante - James Gunn's Transgalactic, pp. 86-86. Transcendence universe
  • Vacationaria - John Scalzi's Zoe's Tale, p. 27

Vacation AsteroidsEdit

  • Aspen - (terraformed recreational skiing world) - Kim Stanley Robinson's novel 2312, Pp. 198-199
  • Grindewald - (terraformed recreational mountain climbing world) - Kim Stanley Robinson's novel 2312
  • Radnor Pleasure Asteroid - Kurt Heinrich Hyatt's short story, "Cellarman", Aphelion December 2010-January 2011, Vol. 14, Issue 148

List of Actual Worlds Not Yet Developed For TourismEdit

  • Titan is a winter vacation planet in Robert Silverberg's 1983 novel Thorns