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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  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


Heartland and Great Lakes

New England

  • Find the Best Fall Foliage in Maine The Rangeley Lakes National Scenic Byway provides dazzling views of fall foliage.Don’t tell too many people, but Maine gets fewer leaf peepers checking out fall foliage than other New England states, so roads are less congested and getting lodging and dining reservations is easier.

Pacific Northwest

Rocky Mountains

Southwest and Texas

  • The Best Green Chile Burgers in New Mexico A cheeseburger on a plate with green chili sauce.New Mexico isn’t only beloved for its rugged landscape and southwestern charm: it’s also home to some of the juiciest green chile burgers in the United States. Here are a few favorites that are sure to satisfy burger-lovers everywhere.

The East Coast

The South

  • The Best Sights in Raleigh, North Carolina The mill that presides over the millrace at Historic Yates Mill County Park is nearly 200 years old.Raleigh is one of the sparks that helps power the cultural engine of North Carolina. Author Jason Frye guides you to the best sights in Raleigh from top museums to historic homes.