The thin stream of McWay Falls takes backseat to the dramatic rocky cove studded with pines.

Road Tripping the California Coast

Looking for the ultimate California road trip? With this printable travel map and two-week itinerary, you’ll be set to enjoy the craggy curving coastline of the Pacific Coast Highway.

moon palm springs cover featuring a rock formation before a sunset

Moon Spotlight Palm Springs

Moon Spotlight Palm Springs is a 60-page compact guide covering Palm Springs, as well as Joshua Tree, Death Valley, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Moon California author Liz Hamill Scott offers her firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations […]

The profile of Yosemite's famous Half Dome as seen from Glacier Point.

California’s Plethora of Parks

California boasts some of the most beautiful parks in the world. They’re everywhere and they come in all sizes, from tiny city and county greenscapes on up to multi-thousand-acre wilderness wonderlands.

California poppies growing wild on a cliff above the ocean.

Discover California

Diverse, wacky, and unforgettable, California is larger than life. The boisterous cities seem bigger, redwood forests and snow-capped mountains loom taller, and sandy coastlines stretch longer than anywhere else.