The crystal-clear air and lack of dust and light pollution make the Mauna Kea Observatory Complex the best in the world.

Mauna Kea Observatory Complex

Learn about the telescopes and available tours at Mauna Kea Observatory Complex, where crystal-clear air and lack of dust make it a world-class facility.

Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip

In this full-color guide, Seattle resident Allison Williams shares expert tips for road tripping through Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Offering shorter options like the Portland Loop and a route between Seattle and Vancouver, Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip is perfect for all travelers. Detailed driving instructions tell you how far you’ll have to drive, […]

In Hawaii, your destination will dictate the type of vacation rental available.

How to Find a Great Vacation Rental in Hawaii

There are thousands of vacation rentals across the islands that afford the luxury of a home away from home—think full kitchen, living room, multiple bedrooms, and laundry facilities—in many desired locales, sometimes where hotels just can’t be. So how do you navigate the myriad listings to find the right vacation rental for your stay? Research is the key.

Deep in the forests you can sometimes see elusive birds like the fiery red ‘i‘iwi.

Birds of the Hawaiian Islands

While a variety of birds flourished on the Hawaiian islands, today many of these diverse and incredible species are listed as threatened or endangered.

The neon lit front of the retro Blue Swallow Motel along Route 66.

Exploring the Spirit of Route 66 in New Mexico

Though officially decommissioned, Route 66 (now traced by I-40) is still alive in New Mexico in the form of neon signs and cruising culture. Hit the road, preferably in a convertible, and check out these retro sights.

Moon Spotlight Denali National Park

Moon Spotlight Denali National Park is a 55-page compact guide covering the wonders of this Alaskan national park. Author Don Pitcher offers his seasoned advice on must-see attractions, and he includes maps with sightseeing highlights so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on entertainment, shopping, recreation, […]