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, […]

Moon Spotlight Mendocino & Redwood Country

Moon Spotlight Mendocino & Redwood Country is an 86-page compact guide covering one of the most picturesque towns on the California coast and the stunning redwood forests. Author Stuart Thornton offers his seasoned advice on must-see attractions, and includes maps with sightseeing highlights so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide […]

Craggy rocks rise up along a smooth sandy beach as waves wash up on shore.

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.

Low waves roll in to a sandy beach surrounded by tall sandstone cliffs.

Discover the California Road Trip

Take a look at a map of California, and you’ll discover that some of the top destinations in the country are within a day’s drive of one another: San Francisco, Yosemite, and Los Angeles. Push past the state’s borders and add Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon, and you’ll have the road trip of a lifetime.

Flowers bloom in the foreground while across the water the city skyline rises up.

San Diego: Sunny Beaches and Classic Charm

San Diego is less a place and more a state of mind. If there is one lesson to learn from the locals, it is that San Diego is meant to be enjoyed leisurely. Ericka Chickowski discusses the laid-back atmosphere, the temperate climate, the friendly people, and more.

City lights spread out, cut through by a ribbon of light made from tail and headlights.

Visiting Los Angeles with Road Trip Expert Jamie Jensen

Love it or hate it, one thing you can’t do about L.A. is ignore it. Road trip expert Jamie Jensen has recommendations for where to eat and where to stay when you’re there. In keeping with the city’s car-centered culture, he also suggests a tour that focuses on a pair of quintessential L.A. drives.