Rick Steves Barcelona (Fourth Edition)
By Rick Steves
Ramble down Las Ramblas, relax on Mediterranean beaches, and marvel at the sweeping curves of Gaudi's architecture: with Rick Steves on your side, Barcelona can be yours!Inside Rick Steves Barcelona you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring BarcelonaRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the mind-bending Sagrada Familia and the colorful Picasso museum to cozy bars with vermouth on tap How to connect with local culture: Explore the shops and hangouts of the medieval Old City, chat with fans about the latest fútbol match, or meander down winding streets in search of the best tapasBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a glass of sangriaSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed neighborhood maps and a fold-out city map for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, Spanish and Catalan phrase books, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on Las Ramblas, Barri Gòtic, El Born, Eixample, Montjuïc, and more, as well as day trips to Montserrat, Figueres, Cadaqués, and SitgesMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Barcelona.
Rick Steves Snapshot St. Petersburg, Helsinki & Tallinn (Third Edition)
By Cameron Hewitt, Rick Steves
In this compact guide, Rick Steves covers the essential spots of each city, including the Hermitage, the Church of the Spilled Blood, Linnanmäki (a classic amusement park), and Toompea Castle. Take a day trip to the Peterhof, stroll through Kaivopuisto Park, or visit the Kumu Art Museum. You'll get Rick's firsthand advice on the best sights, eating, sleeping, and nightlife, and the maps and self-guided tours will ensure you make the most of your experience. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves Snapshot guide is a tour guide in your pocket.Rick Steves Snapshot guides consist of excerpted chapters from Rick Steves European country guidebooks. Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick's up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money. They include good-value hotel and restaurant recommendations, with no introductory information (such as overall trip planning, when to go, and travel practicalities).
Moon USA National Parks (First Edition)
By Becky Lomax
They've been dubbed America's best idea for a reason: get inspired and get outdoors with Moon USA National Parks. Inside you'll find:Coverage of all 59 national parks, from the misty mountains of the east and the redwoods of the west, to the glaciers of Alaska and volcanoes of Hawaii Strategic itineraries organized by region and by activity: Find the best parks for your timeline and interests, with lists of the top parks for hiking, winter activities, wildlife, solitude, scenic drives, and moreComprehensive planning resources: With detailed maps and transportation tips, you'll have the tools to explore each park or region individually, or visit multiple for an epic parks tripHow to take a national parks road trip, with advice on how to link the parks together and interesting stops between themThe top outdoor adventures for hikers, bikers, climbers, kayakers, whitewater rafters, and moreExpert advice from former park guide Becky Lomax on how to beat the crowds, the best times of year to visit, and nearby attractions and state parksWhere to stay in and around each park, whether you're pitching the tent, parking the RV, or bedding down at a hotelPractical tips and background information on weather, terrain, wildlife, history, and health and safety precautions Know before you go: Up-to-date information on fees, passes, and reservations, including how to obtain and use a National Parks PassGorgeous, full-color photos throughout, plus a handy keepsake section for your national parks stamps and a foldout poster mapExpert insight and honest advice on visiting every national park: with Moon's help, make it a trip to remember.
Rick Steves Paris 2019
By Gene Openshaw, Rick Steves, Steve Smith
Explore every centimeter of Paris, from the top of the Eiffel tower to the ancient catacombs below the city: with Rick Steves on your side, Paris can be yours!Inside Rick Steves Paris 2019 you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring ParisRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from Notre-Dame and the Palace of Versailles to where to find the perfect croissantHow to connect with culture: Stroll through open-air markets, take in the works of Degas, and practice your french with locals at sun-dappled cafés Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a glass of vin rougeSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums and churchesDetailed maps, including a fold-out map for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, French phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downAnnually updated information on the Historic Core, Left Bank, Opera Neighborhood, Champs-Elysees, Marais neighborhood, Montmartre, and more, as well as day trips to Versailles, Chartres, Giverny, and Auvers-sur-Oise
Moon Mexico City (Seventh Edition)
By Julie Meade
Experience the Life of the City with Moon Travel Guides!Baroque palaces and energetic streets, old-school taquerías and contemporary art: explore the contrasts of this beguiling metropolis with Moon Mexico City.Experience the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps, or follow a self-guided walk through Mexico City's most interesting neighborhoodsSee the Sights: Wander the ruins of Tenochtitlán at the Museo del Templo Mayor or visit Frida Kahlo's home. Explore the colorful of Mercado de la Merced, admire Mexico City's sleek contemporary art museum, or venture into the past at the National Museum of AnthropologyGet a Taste of the City: Sample your way through charming cantinas and cutting-edge cuisine, before polishing it off with traditional pulqueBars and Nightlife: A dazzling array of traditional dance halls, chic nightclubs, and hip mezcal-centric hideaways means that Mexico City parties well after the sun goes downTrusted Advice: Julie Meade spent 10 years in living in Mexico, and she shares her cultural and artistic expertise on her beloved city Itineraries and Day Trips: Head out to Cuernavaca, Puebla, or the ancient pyramid ruins of Teotihuacán, or follow itineraries ranging from family friendly tours to a lazy market Saturday, all accessible by bus, train, or public transitFull-Color Photos and Detailed Maps so you can explore on your ownHandy Tools: Background information on the landscape, history, and culture of Mexico City, plus an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the go, packaged in a book light enough to toss in your bagWith Moon Mexico City's practical tips, myriad activities, and an insider's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.
Rick Steves Belgium (Third Edition)
By Rick Steves, Gene Openshaw
Stroll through medieval squares with soaring bell towers and along quiet canals: with Rick Steves on your side, Belgium can be yours!Inside Rick Steves Belgium: Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp & Ghent you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring BelgiumRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the European Parliament and Flanders Fields to boutique breweries and cozy bars with perfect Belgian friesHow to connect with local culture: Lose yourself in the work of the Flemish masters, sample fine chocolates, and sip craft beers with friendly localsBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relaxSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, Dutch and French phrase books, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 300 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, and moreMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Belgium: Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp & Ghent.
Rick Steves Best of Scotland (First Edition)
By Rick Steves
Hit Scotland's can't-miss sights, bites, and history in two weeks or less with Rick Steves Best of Scotland!Expert advice from Rick Steves on what's worth your time and moneyTwo-day itineraries covering Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews, the Highlands, and the Isle of SkyeRick's tips for beating the crowds, skipping lines, and avoiding tourist trapsThe best of local culture, flavors, and haunts, including walks through the most interesting neighborhoods and museumsTrip planning strategies like how to link destinations and design your itinerary, what to pack, where to stay, and how to get aroundOver 80 full-color maps and vibrant photosExperience the magic of Scotland for yourself with Rick Steves Best of Scotland!
Moon Machu Picchu (Fourth Edition)
By Ryan Dubé
Make the most of your adventure to the jewel of Peru with Moon Machu Picchu. Inside you'll find:Strategic trekking guides, including two to four days on the Inca Trail, five days on the Salcantay, and an Inca Jungle Trail itineraryUnique ideas beyond the beaten path: Explore seldom-seen ruins like the Ollantaytambo Temple and visit remote Quechua-speaking villages. Go horseback riding on a caballo de paso in the Sacred Valley, mountain biking to the hilltop fortress of Sacsayhuamán, or set up camp on the riverbank after a day of rafting on the Río Apurímac. Sample coca tea and local delicacies, or shop for handmade Peruvian weavings, pottery, and jewelryFocused coverage of stopovers in Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and LimaEssential planning information on agencies, tour guides, porters, dining, accommodations, deciding when and where to go, and making reservationsExpert perspective from Lima resident Ryan DubéA guide to hazards, precautions, and gear, plus tips for avoiding altitude sicknessTransportation advice: How to find the best airfares and get around by bus, train, taxi, car, or motorcycle rentalA full-color foldout map of the region, with vibrant photos and detailed maps throughoutThorough background information on the landscape, wildlife, plants, culture, history, and customsHandy tools including a Spanish phrasebook, visa information, volunteer opportunities, and tips for seniors, families with children, women traveling alone, and LGBTQ+ travelersWith Moon Machu Picchu's expert insight, practical advice, and insider tips, you can forge your own path.
Rick Steves Amsterdam & the Netherlands (Third Edition)
By Rick Steves, Gene Openshaw
Bike cobblestone streets, cruise on charming canals, and stop and smell the tulips: with Rick Steves on your side, the Netherlands can be yours!Inside Rick Steves Amsterdam & the Netherlands you'll find:Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Amsterdam and the NetherlandsRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the Van Gogh museum and Rembrandt's home workshop, to cozy "brown" cafés How to connect with local culture: Explore Amsterdam by bicycle, sample distinctive Dutch cheeses, and chat with a friendly local over beer brewed from 1,000-year-old recipesBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a pint of beerSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, a Dutch phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on Amsterdam, Haarlem, Delft, Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, Marken, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, the Historic Triangle, Flevoland, Keukenhof, Aalsmeer, Leiden, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Arnhem, and moreMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Amsterdam & the Netherlands.Spending less than a week in Amsterdam? Try Rick Steves Pocket Amsterdam.
Moon Los Angeles (First Edition)
By Halli Jastaran Faulkner
Experience the Life of the City with Moon Travel Guides!From the glittering Pacific Ocean to charming neighborhoods and towering skyscrapers, Los Angeles is a kinetic cultural melting pot. Explore it all with Moon Los Angeles.Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps, or follow one of our self-guided neighborhood walksSee the Sights: Stroll the Walk of Fame and see Grauman's Chinese Theater, browse hipster boutiques in Silver Lake, or take surfing lessons on Venice Beach. Listen to the classics at the stunning Disney Concert Hall, stroll the quirky Santa Monica Pier, or go back in time at the stunning Getty VillaGet a Taste of the City: LA is a melting pot of incredible cuisine: think perfect soup dumplings, kogi tacos, and the best mole you'll find outside OaxacaBars and Nightlife: Relax over a craft beer in trendy gastropubs or discover vibrant nightclubs and hidden speakeasies featuring innovative and classic cocktailsTrusted Advice: LA transplant Halli Jastaran Faulkner shares her love of this bright, sprawling metropolisStrategic Itineraries: See the best of the City of Angels with itineraries designed for families, film buffs, beach bums, artist, and more Full-Color Photos and Detailed Maps so you can explore on your ownHandy Tools: Background information on the landscape, history, and culture, plus an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the go, packaged in a book light enough to toss in your beach bagWith Moon Los Angeles's practical tips and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.Looking to experience more world-class cities? Try Moon Chicago or Moon Seattle. Hitting the road? Check out Moon California Road Trip.
Moon Sarasota & Naples (Third Edition)
By Jason Ferguson
Explore the soft white beaches, wild Everglades and sun-soaked cities of Florida's Paradise Coast with Moon Sarasota & Naples. Inside you'll find:*Flexible, strategic itineraries from a weekend getaway in Sarasota to a full week exploring Florida's west coastHonest advice for beach-goers, families, water sports enthusiasts, and more*The best spots for outdoor adventures like kayaking, hiking, cycling, bird-watching, and fishing*The top sights and unique experiences: Discover the vibrant performing arts scene in Sarasota or stroll through quaint riverfront towns and secluded island enclaves. Unwind on shell-scattered beaches or head inland to explore palmetto prairies and swampy forests. Indulge at upscale restaurants in Naples, browse fine art galleries, or check out a local swamp buggy race. Work up an appetite by paddling the Great Calusa Blueway, kick back at a beachfront oyster bar, and sip a local brew as the sun sets over the ocean*Expert advice from Florida native Jason Ferguson on where to stay, where to eat, and how to get around by car, bus, or boat*Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout*Handy tips for international visitors, seniors, LGBTQ+ travellers, and travellers with disabilities*Background information on the landscape, wildlife, history, and culture*Full coverage of Sarasota, Charlotte Harbor, Fort Myers, Sanibel, Captiva, the Barrier Islands, Naples, and the EvergladesWith Moon Sarasota & Naples' practical advice and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.For more of the Sunshine State, try Moon Florida or Moon Tampa & St. Petersburg.
Moon Angkor Wat (Third Edition)
By Tom Vater
The ancient temples at Angkor Wat are unlike anything else on earth. Step back in time and take the trip of a lifetime with Moon Angkor Wat. Inside you'll find:*Strategic itineraries ranging from one to three days in Angkor to a week exploring the Khmer Empire, with suggestions on the most beautiful (and most secluded) temples to visit*Top sights and unique experiences: Explore the sublime forested temple ruins of Angkor, remnants of the ancient Khmer Empire. Marvel at Angkor Wat, the largest religious building in the world, get up close to Angkor Thom's carved bodhisattva, and wander among nearly 100 ancient monuments deep in the jungle at Koh Ker. Immerse yourself in bustling city atmosphere of Siem Reap or the colourful markets, quiet streets, and funky art galleries of Battambang. Drink thick sweet coffee and sample prahoc or barbequed meats from street carts in Phnom Penh*Tips for the best ways to tour the temples to get the most out of this sacred and awe-inspiring site*Focused advice and historical context from documentarian and journalist Tom Vater*Essential insight on trip planning, health and safety, reservations, transportation (by tuk-tuk, taxi, motorbike, or bicycle), and accommodations ranging from hotels to homestays with local families, packaged in a book light enough to fit in your daypack*Full-colour photos and detailed maps throughout *In-depth coverage of Siem Reap, Angkor and all its temples, Phnom Penh, and excursions to other parts of Cambodia such as Banteay Chhmar, Sambor Prei Kuk, Preah Khan, Koh Ker, Preah Vihear, and BattambangWith Moon Angkor Wat's practical tips and an insider's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.Exploring more of Asia? Check out Moon Vietnam or Moon Phuket & Ko Samui.
Moon Charleston & Savannah (Eighth Edition)
By Jim Morekis
Make Your Escape with Moon Travel Guides!Moon Charleston & Savannah reveals the charm of these fun-loving sister cities, from historic landmarks to romantic beaches. Inside you'll find:Flexible, strategic itineraries for every timeline and budget, including quick getaways to each city that can be combined for a week-long escape, plus day trips to the coast and islandsThe top sights and unique activities for making the most of your trip: Sample classic shrimp and grits, the best Southern barbecue in town, or seafood straight off the boat. Browse the museums on Savannah's historic River Street, take a carriage ride through Charleston's French Quarter, or check out the wares at the Old City Market. Take a day-long cruise along the coast, spot wild horses on Tybee Island, or rent bikes in Jekyll Island's Historic District and picnic on the beach. Visit famed Civil War battlefields, check out the First African Baptist Church, and learn about the area's important African American historyExpert, local insight from Savannah native Jim MorekisHonest advice on when to go, how to get around, where to eat, and where to stay, from historic landmark inns to whimsical budget hostelsFull-color, vibrant photos and maps throughoutThorough background on the culture, history, weather, and wildlifeFull coverage of Charleston, Savannah, Beaufort and the Lowcountry, and the Golden IslesWith Moon Charleston & Savannah's expert tips, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.Hitting the road? Try Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip. Exploring more of the South? Try Moon Atlanta or Moon Asheville & the Great Smoky Mountains.