Moon 101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area

Avid hiker and experienced travel writer Ann Marie Brown knows the best places to hike in the San Francisco Bay Area, from ocean-front and mountain trails to scenic walks through Wine Country. This fifth edition of Moon 101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area includes new hikes, as well as a handy trail […]

Moon Napa & Sonoma

Northern California native Elizabeth Linhart Veneman knows the best way to experience Napa and Sonoma, from horseback riding in Southern Sonoma to visiting Petrified Forest to having lunch at Oxbow Market. In Moon Napa & Sonoma, Linhart Veneman offers recommendations for the region’s must-see attractions and activities, and she also includes trip ideas like Wine […]

Moon California Wine Country

Locals and wine lovers Philip Goldsmith and Michael Cervin have the inside scoop on how to best experience California’s Wine Country, from swirling and sniffing lessons at Yountville’s Goosecross Cellars to glider rides over scenic Santa Ynez Valley. Goldsmith and Cervin offer great trip ideas, including Weekend Wine Warriors, Understanding California through Wine, and Highway […]

Napa Valley on a “Semi-Funemployed” Budget

In an aim to explore her own backyard, our intern Sam Lugtu consulted Moon California’s Wine Country section. She had previously been to the Napa Valley with family, but those visits were mostly parent-funded. So along with a friend, she decided to tackle Napa on her own terms, using her own wallet.