A writer feeds off of inspiration. Every writer should explore, be adventurous, learn, and eventually come to the same conclusion: the world is an incredible place.
The meteors are going to fall around the constelation Gemini. Click here to find a map.
You'll want to keep away from light pollution. If you live near a city, you won't see nearly as much as you would in the country. People in Las Vegas are out of luck. I went there once, and I saw maybe five stars. Any light in the area (cars, street lamps, etc.) will make it harder to see.
If you get the chance to see it, I'd love to hear what you thought.