Moon Handbooks In-depth guidebooks make independent travel accessible, fun, and entirely personalized.

For every city you’d love to explore, every country you’ve dreamed of traveling, independent travel guidebooks give you the tools you need to craft an unforgettable experience. Tailor your travels to your personal tastes, goals, and abilities with our expert writers delivering a mix of honest insight, first-rate strategic advice, and an essential dose of humor.

Moon Handbooks not only guide, they inspire.


Featured New Release

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Longtime resident Andrew Dier shows travelers the way to the best of Colombia—whether it’s dancing and dining in Bogotá or hiking to the Ciudad Perdida. Along with his in-depth coverage, Dier includes unique trip ideas, including Most of the Coast and Jungle Exploration. Complete with details on finding the best secluded beaches and the most stunning archeological sights, Moon Colombia gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

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United States Guidebooks

A world of travel in one beautiful, sprawling landscape. Our United States Guidebooks offer ideas for every type of traveler: families on a budget, mountain and deep sea adventurers, road trip mavens, and everyone with the simple desire to explore.

International Guidebooks

It’s a big world out there. Deciding where you’d like to travel is hard enough, then you’ve got to figure out when and how, and once you’ve finally made it to your dream destination, there’s still what to do next. That’s where we come in.