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

  • Day Trips to Monterey and Big Sur Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Photo © luckyphotographer/Dreamstime.com.Many of California’s most famous destinations are within a short drive of San Francisco. Doable in a day, these day trips to Monterey and Big Sur also make excellent overnight stays or weekend getaways.

Florida

  • Where to Travel in 2016: A Month-by-Month List Where to Travel in 2016 Moon Travel GuidesMost 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 ...

Hawaii

  • Moon Kaua’i cover Moon Kaua'i 8eThis full-color handbook includes vibrant photos and easy-to-use maps to help with trip planning. O‘ahu resident and Hawaii expert Kevin Whitton knows the best ways to experience Kaua‘i, from catching waves in Hanalei Bay to watching the sun set over Ni‘ihau from a beach on the West Side. In Moon Kaua‘i, Whitton offers a range of ...

Heartland and Great Lakes

  • Moon Route 66 Road Trip cover Moon Route 66 Road TripHit the road! Moon Route 66 Road Trip includes unbeatable information for casual road trippers and well-worn motorists alike, with up-to-date information on attractions and tips for travelers, and fascinating tales from the rich history of “America’s Highway.” Detailed driving routes give you all you need, including mileage from place to place, driving times, and ...

New England

  • Moon Spotlight Martha’s Vineyard cover Moon Spotlight Martha's Vineyard 3eMoon Spotlight Martha’s Vineyard is a 65-page compact guide covering the ins and outs of Martha’s Vineyard, including Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, and the up-island region. Ray Bartlett offers his firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on ...

Pacific Northwest

  • Moon Coastal Oregon cover Moon Coastal Oregon 6ed.Outdoor enthusiasts W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell share their extensive knowledge of coastal Oregon, from the best places to grab a seaside snack to the most scenic hikes along the Coastal Trail. McRae and Jewell also outline a variety of suggested travel strategies, including Riding the Pacific Waves, Foraging the Coast, and Coastal Road ...

Rocky Mountains

  • Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton cover Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton 7ed.Travel writer Becky Lomax reveals the splendors of Yellowstone Park and Grand Teton, from the sought-after vacation town of Jackson and a world-class museum complex in Cody to the gorgeous badlands topography of Old-West Dubois. Lomax is the essential tour guide, covering itineraries such as Yellowstone in a Day, Five Days in Jackson Hole, and ...

Southwest and Texas

  • Hiking, Camping, and Backpacking in Big Bend National Park Santa Elena Canyon in Big Bend National Park. Photo © Steven Prorak/123rf.Big Bend offers more than 200 miles of hiking trails ranging from short, easy nature walks and day hikes to primitive mountain trails for experienced hikers and overnight backpackers. There’s truly something for everyone here—families can take their time on moderate trails with printed interpretive brochures as a guide, while hard-core backpackers have the option ...

The East Coast


The South

  • Moon New Orleans cover Moon New Orleans 4eThis full-color handbook includes vibrant photos and easy-to-use maps to help with trip planning. New Orleans native Laura Martone offers an insider’s take on the Big Easy, from shopping on Magazine Street to listening to old-time jazz in Faubourg Marigny. Martone also includes a handful of fun trip itinerary ideas, including “A Romantic Weekend,” “Mardi Gras,” ...