Explore the Grand Canyon at Night

Sunsets at Grand Canyon National Park are gorgeous, but you don’t have to call it a day when the sun goes down. The canyon’s high elevation, dry air, and dark skies make for spectacular stargazing. Learn more about the best spots and times for viewing the beautiful night sky.

Gateways to the Grand Canyon: Places to Stay in Canyon Country

Grand Canyon National Park, especially its South Rim, has some of the best accommodations in the entire national park system, but it’s not always possible to get reservations. Using a nearby town as a base for a visit to the canyon can open up excellent deals. These gateways are often interesting in their own right and deserving of some attention from travelers.

Driving in Grand Canyon National Park

Arizona expert Kathleen Bryant shares her wisdom for those planning to drive in Grand Canyon National Park. Learn about the area’s garages and gas stations, how to prepare for exploring the backcountry behind the wheel, and where to get the best information on weather and road conditions.

Moon Four Corners

Arizona resident Kathleen Bryant shares her knowledge of the Four Corners region, from the alien rock formations of Arches National Park to the lightning-swept mesas of Canyonlands. Bryant offers her expert advice on how to make the most of the area’s many amazing sights, historical landmarks, and outdoor activities, as well as one-of-a-kind trip strategies—including […]

Exploring the Grand Canyon with Family

Summer means it’s time for the classic family road trip, and there’s no destination more classic than the one President Theodore Roosevelt urged every American to see—Arizona’s Grand Canyon.

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 […]

Winter in the National Parks, Part 2

One of the best times to visit one of the US National Parks is during the winter. The crowds are lighter, the scenery is as beautiful as always, and there are typically good deals to be found on accommodations.

Moon Grand Canyon

Local Arizonan Kathleen Bryant shares the many ways to experience the wonders of the Grand Canyon, from river rafting in the inner canyon to walking on air on the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Bryant includes a range of diverting trip strategies, including A Wild Week in the Grand Outdoors and A Romantic Weekend for Two. Including […]