Moon Take a Hike Chicago

Chicago and its surroundings offer hikers a rich variety of hiking options, including rugged trails, large forest preserves, and looping rivers. Because of the unique scenery around the city, hiking in Chicago is more than just a trek around town. In Moon Take a Hike Chicago, dedicated outdoor explorer Barbara I. Bond shows you the […]

The Best of Michigan

Whether you’re a long-time resident or a first-time visitor to the Great Lakes State, you should set aside some time to experience Michigan’s most beloved sights and activities. Consider taking this exciting tour of the state’s top cultural and natural attractions.

Moon Spotlight Detroit & Ann Arbor

Moon Spotlight Detroit & Ann Arbor is a 78-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 […]

Advice for Kayakers and Canoeists

Paddling along the country’s lakes, rivers, bayous, and coastlines can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be dangerous if you’re ill-prepared. High winds and waves, for instance, can make paddling conditions rather challenging, even for veteran paddlers. Laura provides tips and resources for folks looking to hit the water.

Moon Wisconsin

Born and bred Cheesehead Thomas Huhti offers an insider’s view of Wisconsin, from the bars and pubs of Madison to the beaches and water parks of the Wisconsin Dells. Huhti is a perfect tour guide, providing unique trip ideas such as Wisconsin Outdoors Adventure and the Frank Lloyd Wright Tour. Packed with information on dining, […]

Best Places to Build a Snowman

Whether inundated with snow eight months of the year or having never thrown a snowball, kids young and old will experience snow like never before at these amazing snow sculpting competitions.

The Best Places to Travel in the U.S. in 2011

Whether you’re a budget-conscious family or a couple looking for a romantic getaway, you’re sure to find an ideal vacation spot in the U.S. this year. To help point you in the right direction, here are Laura Martone’s picks for the top U.S. travel destinations in 2011.

Christmas Zoo Lights

Did you know that many zoos across the country get into the holiday spirit with elaborate Christmas light displays? Kids and grown-ups alike will enjoy over the creative zoo-themed decorations that present animated, illuminated images of familiar furry and scaly creatures.

Christmas Boat Parades

If you’re lucky enough to be near a body of water this holiday season, consider seeking out one of the country’s many lighted boat parades for an extra-special light viewing experience. These nautical processions take advantage of accommodating weather and water to present floating displays of fun, fantastic, and downright beautiful Christmas lights.