United States Travel Guide Explore America with Moon

From Sea to Shining Sea

It’s a big country. There’s lots to do, even more to see. Travel in the United States can be a quick outdoor getaway, a week enjoying city sights, or a classic state-spanning road trip. With popular destinations like Yosemite National Park and well-kept secrets like Wisconsin’s Door County, Moon has the best of America covered.

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Alaska

  • A Brief History of Nome, Alaska An antique sepia tone photo of Nome, Alaska from September 1899.Alaska expert Don Pitcher gives a brief overview of the history of Nome, from the start of its gold-mining days to its role in World War II to its current tourism industry.

California

  • What to See in Monterey, California A striped orange and white nautilus at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.The best days in Monterey are picture perfect: It’s no wonder that so many artists have been inspired to paint this land- and seascape. Here are recommended sights including the must-see Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Florida

  • Tropical Fruit in the Gulf Coast A handful of lychee with reddish pebbled skin on a white glossy surface. Visit Pine Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast and you can sample the kinds of fruits you imagine eating on a far-flung tropical island: jackfruit, carambola, mamey sapote, sapodilla, lychee, longans, pineapple, and papaya.

Hawaii


Heartland and Great Lakes

  • Peninsula State Park in Door County Atop the seventy-five foot high viewing platform overlooking the water.Deeded to the state in 1909, Peninsula is the second-oldest park in the state system and the most visited—it draws more visitors per year than Yellowstone National Park.

New England


Pacific Northwest


Rocky Mountains


Southwest and Texas

  • Avoiding Heat-related Health Issues in Tucson Light filters through a window into a glass bauble shaped like the sun.Whether you’re shopping in the streets or hiking in the hills, Arizona’s incessant sun can quickly become dangerous for the unprepared. Learn to recognize the symptoms of heatstroke and other travel safety tips.

The East Coast

  • Northern Virginia’s Local Beer Scene A blazing sunset sky above Lost Rhino's beer fermentation tank.In recent years, a handful of new brewers have come to compete with the more established breweries. The result is a good selection of locally made beer spread out across much of Northern Virginia.

The South

  • The Best of Nashville from September to December A large room is filled with about a hundred people practicing yoga together.Visitors to Nashville will find plenty to do in fall and winter while enjoying smaller crowds and lower humidity. Here’s a roundup of “must-sees” in Music City between September and December.