Moon Spotlight Sonoma Valley

Moon Spotlight Sonoma Valley is a 145-page compact guide covering California’s Southern and Northern Sonoma region. Author Elizabeth Linhart Veneman offers her seasoned advice on must-see attractions, and includes maps with sightseeing highlights so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreations, accommodations, […]

San Francisco Bay Area Day Hike: Pomo Canyon Trail

Although the trail presents great views of the ocean and the Russian River when the weather is clear, it also leads to a destination that doesn’t need sunshine to be enjoyable. In fact, a hike to Pomo Canyon’s redwood grove in dense fog or light rain may be one of the most romantic walks you’ve ever taken. Learn more about this hike from expert Ann Marie Brown.

Moon Spotlight Napa Valley

Moon Spotlight Napa Valley is a 115-page compact guide covering the region regarded as the center of everything wine in California. Author Elizabeth Linhart Veneman offers her seasoned advice on must-see attractions and activities, and sightseeing highlight maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreation, […]

Moon 101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area

Avid hiker and experienced travel writer Ann Marie Brown knows the best places to hike in the San Francisco Bay Area, from ocean-front and mountain trails to scenic walks through Wine Country. This fifth edition of Moon 101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area includes new hikes, as well as a handy trail […]

Moon Napa & Sonoma

Northern California native Elizabeth Linhart Veneman knows the best way to experience Napa and Sonoma, from horseback riding in Southern Sonoma to visiting Petrified Forest to having lunch at Oxbow Market. In Moon Napa & Sonoma, Linhart Veneman offers recommendations for the region’s must-see attractions and activities, and she also includes trip ideas like Wine […]

Yosemite in the Fall

For a more rugged romantic trip, check out Yosemite National Park in October. It’s not quite freezing out, but you’ll still have to snuggle up for warmth. Elizabeth Linhart Veneman is your guide to filling your days with long walks through Yosemite.

The Best California Beaches

From wide, golden beaches with abundant sunshine to boardwalks crowded with kids, cotton candy, and roller coasters, California has any kind of beach you could possibly want. Author Stuart Thornton shares a helpful overview of some of the state’s best options for sun, sand, and surf.

Northern California in the Fall

Starting in September, the sun comes back to the beach, inland mountains and valleys cool down just a notch, and the fall colors are exquisite against brilliant blue autumn skies. It’s the perfect time to plan a trip through Northern California, and author Elizabeth Linhart Veneman shares suggestions for a variety of travelers looking to make the most out of their autumn vacations.