The Huron Mountains in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

The Huron Mountains have plenty of wilderness open to the public—more than enough to go around for those who are fortunate and smart enough to explore this special place. Laura Martone covers a bit of the history of the area as well as how best to experience this area of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Moon Spotlight Detroit & Ann Arbor

Moon Spotlight Detroit & Ann Arbor is an 80-page compact guide covering the best of Southern Michigan, including Detroit’s treasured Belle Isle and one-of-a-kind The Henry Ford, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, one of America’s pioneer wildlife conservation centers. Author Laura Martone offers seasoned advice on must-see […]

Moon Spotlight Michigan’s Traverse Bays and Mackinac Island

Moon Spotlight Michigan’s Traverse Bays & Mackinac Island is an 80-page compact guide covering the best of northern Michigan, including Traverse City, the Leelanau Peninsula, Petoskey, and Cheboygan. Author Laura Martone offers her firsthand advice on must-see attractions and includes maps with sightseeing highlights so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight […]

Moon Michigan

World traveler Laura Martone spends summers with her family on Michigan’s Big Bear Lake, and she shares her favorite Michigan experiences, from indulging at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City to exploring Detroit’s rhythmic roots and auto museums. Martone provides itineraries for trekking through the Upper Peninsula, touring lighthouses on the Great Lake shoreline, […]

Moon Spotlight Key West

Moon Spotlight guides are affordably-priced, lightweight guides covering smaller geographic regions than the Moon Handbooks or Outdoors guidebooks series. The travel content in Spotlight guides is pulled directly from individual chapters of larger Handbooks or Outdoors titles, with no introductory information (such as When to Go or Planning Your Trip), no indexes, and fewer pages. […]

Spend a Week in the Florida Keys

First-time visitors to the Florida Keys should set aside at least a week to experience the best that these legendary islands—plus the gateway areas of Miami and the Everglades—have to offer. Author Laura Martone shares an exciting itinerary to help you plan your time.

Moon Florida Keys

World traveler Laura Martone shares the best ways to experience the Florida Keys, from diving the fascinating underwater coral reefs and shipwrecks of Key Largo to hiking and camping in the less touristy Middle Keys. Martone offers unique trip ideas for a variety of travelers, including Historic Architecture, Underwater Journey, and Romantic Key West Getaway. […]

A New Orleans Summer: Fun and Festivals in the Big Easy

If you can handle the heat, then New Orleans might be the perfect choice for some summertime fun. You’ll find fewer crowds and cheaper hotel rates—two great reasons to start planning your Big Easy getaway. Here are just some of the diversions that might keep you busy in New Orleans during the months of July, August, and September.