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.

United States Guidebooks

There’s no shortage of places to go and things to do in the United States. Every Moon Handbook covers in-depth the best of all locales for all types of travelers. For the outdoor adventurer: mountains and deserts, coastlines and waterways. For the small town explorer: wine countries and festivals, main street markets and retro road trips. And for the urban spelunker: museums and galleries, restaurants and theaters.

International Guidebooks

Whether splurging on the trip of a lifetime or globetrotting on a budget, Moon Handbooks offer more than travel advice. From the very first stages of planning a trip, including when to go and how to get there, to ensuring your travel experience is crafted to suit your passions and your timeline, to heading home again with stories to share, we’ve got you covered every step of the way. So start traveling your way.