Moon Monterey & Carmel

Journalist and Monterey Bay area resident Kristin Leal offers her firsthand experience and advice on Monterey, Carmel, and beyond, from Fisherman’s Wharf and Cannery Row to the nearby areas of Pacific Grove and Salinas. Leal includes various travel itinerary ideas, such as Family Fun in Santa Cruz, Charmed in Carmel-by-the-Sea, and Visit Early California—a guide […]

Moon California Road Trip

The top destinations in the West are within a day’s drive of one another. See them all with Moon California Road Trip as your guide. Detailed driving instructions tell you how far you’ll have to drive, how long it will take, and which highways you’ll need to follow—including information on alternate routes and the best […]

Moon California Fishing

Acclaimed outdoors author and experienced fisherman Tom Stienstra knows the best fishing spots in the Golden State, from the crystal-clear lakes dotting the Sierra Nevada to the open waters located just off the coast of San Francisco. Offering detailed descriptions of more than 2,000 fishing locations and including more than 70 pages of fishing tips […]

Moon Northern California Biking

Avid biker and experienced travel writer Ann Marie Brown knows the best places to cycle in Northern California, from steep ocean-front rides to meandering, scenic trails through Sonoma and Napa. Moon Northern California Biking guides seasoned riders and beginning bikers to the best trails, paths, and roads throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Tahoe, Yosemite, […]

Moon California Hiking

Seasoned outdoors authors Tom Stienstra and Ann Marie Brown know the best hiking trails in the Golden State, from breathtaking coastal walks north of Los Angeles to challenging backcountry treks in the Sierra Nevadas. Including 21 new hikes and unique “best-of” lists—including Best Hikes to Waterfalls and Best Hikes to See Wildlife—Moon California Hiking leads […]

Moon Northern California Waterfalls

California outdoorswoman Ann Marie Brown covers the best of Northern California’s waterfalls, including those in the Redwood Empire, Shasta and Trinity, Mendocino, and Tahoe. Brown highlights various trip ideas, such as Top 5 Unusual Waterfalls and Top 5 Waterfalls at Family Campgrounds. Brown profiles all waterfalls with notes on elevation, level, and the best season […]

Moon California Waterfalls

California outdoor enthusiast Ann Marie Brown covers the best of California’s waterfalls from all areas of the state: Cascade Falls in Lake Tahoe, Limekiln Falls in Big Sur, and South Fork Kaweah Falls in Sequoia National Park, among others. Brown highlights various travel strategies, including Top 5 Unusual Waterfalls and Top 5 Waterfalls at Family […]

Moon West Coast RV Camping

Award-winning author Tom Stienstra covers over 1,800 RV parks and campgrounds in Moon West Coast RV Camping. Stienstra provides a range of outdoor options that appeal to campers with kids, pets, or recreational equipment, as well as those looking for a beachfront, natural springs, or island retreat. Stienstra also includes his top picks for the […]

Moon California Beaches

Parke Puterbaugh and Alan Bisbort, two self-described “beach bums,” have written nearly a million words on the subject of beaches and boast that they have “visited more beaches more often in the continental United States than anyone else.” It is very fitting then that the two have collaborated on this new edition of Moon California […]

Moon California

Writer and native Californian Liz Scott covers the best that the Golden State has to offer, from day hikes through awe-inspiring Yosemite Valley to rest and relaxation at the resorts of Palm Springs. Liz offers many unique trip strategies, such as PCH Road Trip and a Food & Wine tour. Including expert advice on wine […]