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Looking for great ideas for your next trip?

Whether you’re looking for an outdoor excursion, a road tripping adventure, or assistance in exploring your own hometown, Moon.com is your online destination for all of your trip planning needs. Moon publishes travel guides to some of the best places on Earth.

Two of our recently published titles include Moon Route 66 Road Trip by Green Book scholar and travel writer Candacy Taylor and Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton by Montana-based travel writer Becky Lomax.

In addition to our travel guides, you’ll find travel advice, inspiration, helpful maps, and more on our website.

Wishing you happy travels,
The authors and staff at Moon

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Free Trip Planner Sampler for National Parks

Ready for your next park visit?

This free PDF version of our National Parks Sampler combines sections of our top National Parks handbooks. Updated in 2015, the sampler includes itineraries, trip ideas, and travel planning tips for:

Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon, Glacier, Canadian Rockies, Yellowstone & Grand Teton, Zion & Bryce, the Grand Canyon, Four Corners, Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills, Blue Ridge & Smoky Mountains, and Acadia National Park.

Download the 2015 National Parks Sampler PDF

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Get Inspired With Our Most Recent Adventure Articles

Here are our four most recent articles to inspire your next adventure, or go directly to national parks or road trip articles.

La Jolla Caves. Photo © Dollar Photo Club.

Driving Southern California on the Pacific Coast Highway

Drive Southern California’s coast via PCH (that’s what cool people call CA-1) and you’ll encounter some of the best beaches and most fashionable hubs in the state, from Malibu’s glorious El Matador Beach to Venice Beach and its boardwalk spectacle.

The Cholla Cactus Garden along Pinto Basin Road. Photo © Jenna Blough.

5-Day Best of Joshua Tree Itinerary

The landscape of Joshua Tree National Park is mesmerizing—from the spiky trees to the scoured desert, and jumbled boulders begging to be climbed. Explore the land, climb mountains and mines, and experience all the best of Joshua Tree with this 5-day itinerary.

The reward: an amazing view of an ancient Incan city. Photo © Joanne Ostrow.

Trekking Machu Picchu as a Senior

Cattle graze in upcountry Maui at PoliPoli State Recreation Area.

Hiking Maui: Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area

Polipoli is an out-of-the-way, rarely visited destination offering some of the best hiking on Maui. Trails vary from short out-and-back hikes, to long moderate loops and more strenuous hikes, and altitudes vary from trail to trail as well. Use this summary of the area and map to plan your best hike.