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Plan a Trip to Cuba with Moon Travel Guides

Helpful maps and articles to make your vacation a success.

Discover Cuba

Cuba is endless possibility. Explore forest trails, diamond-dust beaches, murky swamplands, deep caves and undersea reefs. Experience the history of colonial plazas and the color of art deco mansions. Visit the birthplace of Cuba’s lively musical heritage and lose yourself in the rhythm of its zestful spirit.

Award-winning travel writer Christopher P. Baker guides you to the best of Cuba. His years of experience bring you an unvarnished look at travel practicalities with a mix of blog posts and articles excerpted from the newest edition of Moon Cuba.

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Travel Maps of Cuba

Download free, printable maps of Cuba for your personal use.

Currently available from the pages of our travel guides are over sixty maps of Cuba. Maps cover popular vacation destinations like Havana and its neighborhoods to the premier beach resort of Varadero to off-the-beaten-path areas like Granma province.

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Travel map of Cuba (west).

Cuba (west)

Travel map of Cuba (east)

Cuba (east)

Get Inspired With Our Most Recent Cuba Articles

From deep-sea treasures in waters the color of peacock feathers to a sultry and spontaneous musical spirit to the cobbled plazas of incredibly preserved colonial cities, the outstanding diversity of Cuba awaits. Here are our four most recent articles to get you started or you can browse all Cuba content.

Off-street art gallery in Cuba. Photo © Brian Snelson, licensed Creative Commons usage.

Where to Find Cuban Arts and Crafts

The Cuban government bans the sale and export of antiques. Hence, there are no stores selling antiques to tourists. Fortunately, there are an abundance of galleries and markets that feature handmade items and artworks, from souvenir-style trinkets and kitsch to collectable pieces.

Where to Travel in 2016 Moon Travel Guides

Where to Travel in 2016: A Month-by-Month List

Most of us at Moon have an ever-growing list of places we want to visit, a common side effect of working on travel books. This list reflects a few of the destinations that inspired our wanderlust in the last year. There are trip-of-a-lifetime–type destinations, and there are smaller destinations, but all of them triggered that classic reverie, imagining what it would be like to be there, feeling that pull.

Mojitos at Dos Hermanos. Photo © Christopher P. Baker.

Bars and Lounge Clubs in Habana Vieja, Havana

Whether you’re looking for ambiance, to mingle with the locals, or just a stiff drink, Habana Vieja is the place to go. From chic and trendy lounges to waterfront saloons and hole-in-the-wall bars, here’s where to go to wet your whistle in Habana Vieja.

A patron enjoys drinks at La Fontana.

Nightlife in Municipio Playa, Havana