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.


  • 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 ...




  • 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

  • The Birth of Route 66: Springfield, MO Cave Coral in Fantastic Caverns.A brief history of Route 66’s conception in Springfield, including state Route 66 highlights and tips on navigating the Mother Road’s original alignment.

New England

  • 6 Classic Rhode Island Foods RI_MatunuckOysterBar1080Here are some of the most commonly encountered—and uniquely delicious—Rhode Island foods travelers should try, along with the best restaurants for each.

Pacific Northwest

  • Planning a Visit to Lake Crescent Washington's Lake Crescent is a catch-and-release recreational lake, with trout and salmon.More than a place of beauty and mystery, there’s plenty to do at Lake Crescent. From hiking to swimming, kayaking to fishing, camping to cabins, here’s a look at planning a visit to Lake Crescent.

Rocky Mountains

Southwest and Texas

  • 14-Day Best of the Southwest Road Trip A road curves through Zion National Park's stunning rocky landscape.This day-by-day road trip route begins in Las Vegas (easily started in Albuquerque or Flagstaff too), hitting the Southwest’s top destinations in two weeks.

The East Coast

The South