Moon Austin, San Antonio and the Hill Country

Musician and freelance writer Justin Marler offers his insider’s perspective on Austin, San Antonio, and Texas’s Hill Country, including where to take a leisurely stroll, rock-climb in the great outdoors, or catch a live show. Marler shares unique travel strategies like Texas Pride, Family Fun in San Antonio, and Hill Country Road Trip—an itinerary that […]

Discover the Vibrant Character of Texas

Texas has an independent spirit unmatched across the globe. Its people, like its landscapes, are rugged, fiery, captivating, and endearing. Andy Rhodes gives an overview of the Lone Star State and its spirit.

Summertime Thrills, Part 1

What began as a simple car that rolled down a hill has evolved into an engineering marvel. Roller coasters are bigger, faster, and more thrilling than ever. In this fun list, Moon.com Content Editor Gayle Hart shares several great wooden coasters in the United States.

A Memorable Road Trip on Interstate 40, Part 2

One of the most inspiring road trips Laura Martone ever embarked on was the RV excursion that she and her husband, Dan, once took on Interstate 40 (I-40), between Nashville, Tennessee, and Williams, Arizona. Here are five attractions they encountered on their journey.

A Memorable Road Trip on Interstate 40, Part 1

For as long as Laura Martone can remember, she’s been an ardent fan of road trips, and as Moon’s American Nomad, she’s certainly experienced her fair share of them. While she appreciates the country’s lesser-known highways and byways, perhaps her most inspiring trip took place on Interstate 40. Here are some of her favorite attractions she encountered along the way.

Winter Getaway #2: South Padre Island, Texas

South Padre Island is a popular choice amid snowbirds, who appreciate the island for its inexpensive eateries and accommodations, annual events, and balmy temperatures. Laura Martone shares her own experiences visiting the island and offers her helpful knowledge of the area.

An Amarillo Detour

American Nomad, Laura Martone, advises a reader who asked for suggestions of must-see destinations for a cross-country trip from North Carolina to Florida to the West Coast.