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.


Alaska

  • Moon Anchorage, Denali & the Kenai Peninsula cover Moon Anchorage Denali Kenai Peninsula 2eIn this full-color guide, seasoned travel writer Don Pitcher shares the best ways to experience all that Anchorage, Denali, and the Kenai Peninsula have to offer, from Anchorage Museum’s fascinating exhibits to the natural splendor of Denali National Park to Resurrection Bay’s breathtaking wildlife tours. Pitcher leads travelers to the highlights of the three areas, offering ...

California

  • Visiting Pinnacles National Park View from along the High Peaks trail in Pinnacles National Park.A short guide to exploring California’s newest national park, Pinnacle National Park, including hiking trails, campgrounds, and wildlife watching.

Florida


Hawaii

  • Hiking Nounou Mountain, Kaua‘i’s Sleeping Giant View from the Nounou Trail. Photo © Christopher Thomas, licensed CC-BY 2.0.The Nounou Mountain Trails comprise three trails. They are all inland in the mountains above Wailua and zigzag over Nounou Ridge, the Sleeping Giant. Many feel the nearly four-mile round-trip Nounou Mountain East Trail is the prettiest of the three, while the Kuamo‘o-Nounou Trail is about two miles one way and is tough, but suitable ...

Heartland and Great Lakes

  • 10 Incredible Women of Route 66 Madonna of the Trail in Upland. Photo © Candacy Taylor.Many women contributed greatly to the story and success of Route 66. Here are just ten of them, and the places where they’re recognized and celebrated.

New England

  • Where to Go in Rhode Island Newport is a well-preserved colonial seaport community.Rhode Island is a land of separate communities; you don’t so much vacation in Rhode Island as you do in Providence, Newport, South County, or Block Island, and it’s always a short drive to the next town over.

Pacific Northwest

  • Best Scenic Views on the Pacific Coast Highway California's Big Sur coastline. Photo © Dreamstime.There’s no arguing that wonderfully scenic views abound on the West Coast. From Washington to California, these locales offer the absolute best of the best scenic views on the Pacific Coast Highway.

Rocky Mountains

  • Battling Bad Behavior in National Parks Boardwalks at Mammoth Hot Springs and other thermal features are designed to keep visitors safe and protect the fragile crusts. Photo © Galyna Andrushko/123rf.When traveling in Yellowstone, you might be confronted with other visitors ignoring the rules. In most cases, they don’t intend to be malicious. They simply misunderstand the natural ecosystem, its realities and its dangers. So, what can you do to encourage better behavior from others? Read these tips from Becky Lomax.

Southwest and Texas

  • 10 Incredible Women of Route 66 Madonna of the Trail in Upland. Photo © Candacy Taylor.Many women contributed greatly to the story and success of Route 66. Here are just ten of them, and the places where they’re recognized and celebrated.

The East Coast


The South