Moon Northern California Camping

Tom Stienstra, the nation’s top-selling outdoors writer, invites you to spend the night under the stars with the latest edition of Moon Northern California Camping. Stienstra covers over 1,500 camping options throughout the region, from remote backcountry destinations in the High Sierra to quaint spots in Mendocino and Wine Country. Detailed descriptions, directions, contact information, […]

Moon Northern California

Northern California residents Heather C. Liston and Elizabeth Linhart Money cover the best that Northern California has to offer, from day hikes in awe-inspiring Yosemite Valley to rest and relaxation at the spas and vineyards of Wine Country. To help travelers plan their trip, Money and Liston also offer a number of unique itinerary ideas, […]

Moon Tahoe

California outdoors expert Ann Marie Brown provides you with the essential details needed to discover all of the can’t-miss sights, attractions, and restaurants in and around Tahoe. Ski Squaw Valley’s renowned slopes, hibernate in a cozy South Shore cabin, dine in Tahoe City, or hike the Tahoe Rim Trail—Brown will help you maximize your time […]

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 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 […]

My Favorite U.S. City: South Lake Tahoe, CA

South Lake Tahoe is not exactly a quaint mountain village; it’s more the kind of place where you get your engine oil changed or grab a burger at the drive-in. But that’s exactly what Ann Marie Brown likes about it.

My Favorite U.S. City: Davis, CA

Until Nikki Goth Itoi moved there, Davis was simply an exit off I-80 on the way to Lake Tahoe, albeit one with an In-n-Out Burger. Since then, she’s acquired a bike trailer for hauling kids around town, joined the local food co-op, and found herself buying Italian heirloom eggplants at the weekly farmers market.

Discover California

Diverse, wacky, and unforgettable, California is larger than life. The boisterous cities seem bigger, redwood forests and snow-capped mountains loom taller, and sandy coastlines stretch longer than anywhere else.