Moon Québec City (Second Edition)
By Andrea Bennett
Québec is its own world within Canada, with unique traditions, architecture, and language. Explore its history, joie de vivre, and Quebecois pride with Moon Québec City.Strategic itineraries including a walking tour of the best views of Old Québec, romantic weekend getaways, and a four-day trip exploring the best of the cityActivities and ideas for every traveler: Explore the city's history at the Château Frotenac, or the Place Royale. Get a taste of Québec's French roots at one of hundreds of gourmet restaurants, or sample Quebecois delicacies like poutine, tourtier, and tarte au sucre. Browse the boutiques in trendy Saint-Roch and get cozy in a bar with a mug of mulled wine. Take the kids (or your inner kid!) to the Aquarium of Québec, or find the perfect spot for whale-watching at scenic Tadoussac. Take a day trip to Chute Montmorency waterfall and watch it tumble a fantastic 83 meters (that's over 270 feet!)Focused advice from local journalist Andrea BennettFull-color photos and detailed maps and directions for exploring on your ownBackground information on the landscape, history, individual neighborhoods, and Québec's unique French-Canadian cultureIn-depth coverage of Québec City's neighborhoods and suburbs, including excursions to the Île d'Orléans, Chute Montmorency, and TadoussacEssential insight on recreation, transportation, and accommodations, packaged in a book light enough to fit in your daypackWith Moon Québec 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.
Moon Monterey & Carmel (Sixth Edition)
By Stuart Thornton
Quirky beach towns, deliciously fresh seafood, and scenic hikes and drives: discover what locals love about Monterey and Carmel. Inside you'll find:Flexible, strategic itineraries for every timeline and budget, including long weekends in Monterey, Carmel, and Santa Cruz, and a three-day road trip from Big Sur to CambriaThe top sights and unique activities: Visit the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium, or take a whale-watching tour to catch a glimpse of sea otters, harbor seals, and migrating whales in the wild. Stroll along soft sand beaches, or browse artisan galleries and boutiques in Carmel's idyllic downtown. Explore the stunning coastline on a kayak or stand-up paddleboard, dive into a kelp forest, or rent a surfboard and catch a wave. Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway to Big Sur, and pull over to soak up the breathtaking ocean view (and snap a few photos!). Catch happy hour at a historic brewery, or enjoy a dinner of fresh seafood as the sun sets over the bayExpert insight from Monterey local Stuart ThorntonHonest advice on when to go, how to get around, where to eat, and where to stay, from budget motels to historic innsFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutHandy tools including tips for seniors, visitors with disabilities, and traveling with kidsThorough background on the culture, history, weather, and wildlifeFull coverage of Monterey, Carmel, Salinas, Santa Cruz, Big Sur, Cambria, San Simeon, and Morro BayWith Moon's local expertise, myriad activities, and practical advice, you can plan your trip your way..
Moon Toronto & Ontario (First Edition)
By Carolyn B. Heller
This diverse province and its vibrant capital are buzzing with creative cuisine, art, and outdoor adventure. Inside Moon Toronto & Ontario you'll find:Flexible, strategic itineraries for any budget or timeline, including three days in Toronto, a Georgian Bay coastal road trip, and a week covering the whole regionThe top sights and unique activities for making the most of your trip: Catch dramatic views of Niagara Falls on a helicopter flightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guards at Ottawa's Parliament Building, or tread the thrilling Edgewalk 116 stories above Toronto. Dine at farm-to-table restaurants or sip your way through wine country. Hike a section of the Bruce Trail (Canada's longest hiking route!), pedal along Lake Erie, or canoe through Algonquin. Go scuba diving to deep shipwrecks in Lake Superior, relax on the world's longest freshwater beach, or go skiing, snowboarding, or dog-sledding through fresh, powdery snowFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutHonest advice on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay, from campgrounds and hostels to spa retreats and B&Bs Expert perspective from Carolyn B. Heller, who has spent over a decade living and traveling throughout CanadaRecommendations for getting around by plane, car, boat, train, and public transportationHandy tips for international visitors, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and moreBackground information on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and cultureFull coverage of Toronto, Niagara Falls, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Lake Superior, Georgian Bay, Cottage Country, Algonquin, and the NortheastWith Moon Toronto & Ontario's expert insight, myriad activities, and practical tips, you can plan your trip your way.
Moon New Zealand (First Edition)
By Jamie Christian Desplaces
New Zealand's lush, rugged landscape will charm you as much as the local Kiwis. Explore this beautiful country with Moon New Zealand. Inside you'll find:Strategic itineraries for any timeline or budget, including a two-week best of New Zealand, curated for eco-tourists, Lord of the Rings fans, and adrenaline junkiesDetailed maps and full-color photos throughoutActivities and ideas for every traveler: Stroll barefoot down black and white sand beaches, or relax at a stunning resort. Sample local vintages, craft beer, and cheeses, or fresh seafood. Travel to Tolkien's Middle Earth and visit the Shire, or learn about Maori culture and history. Hike the Milford Track in Fiordland, spot unique wildlife like the famed kiwi bird, or kayak along the seashore. The best spots for sports and recreation, including hiking, mountain biking, surfing, scuba diving, caving, white-water rafting, and even skydivingExpert insight from expat author Jamie Desplaces, who shares his world traveler's perspective of his adopted countryHonest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stayThorough information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, history, and cultureFull coverage of Auckland, Bay of Islands, Geothermal Center, Hawke's Bay, Wellington, Nelson, Kaikoura, Queenstown, and FiordlandWith Moon New Zealand's expert advice, myriad activities, and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.
Moon Northern California (Eighth Edition)
By Elizabeth Linhart Veneman
Immerse yourself in NorCal's diverse cities, quaint historical towns, towering forests, and stunning coastline. Inside Moon Northern California you'll find:Strategic, flexible itineraries that can be adapted for your budget and timeline, from three days in San Francisco to one day in Yosemite, designed for road trippers, outdoor adventurers, culture mavens, foodies, and moreHow to plan a Northern California road trip, with detailed mileage and driving times for trips to the North Coast, Shasta and Lassen, and the Gold CountryUnique activities and can't-miss highlights: Explore a Gold Rush-era ghost town, ride the rollercoaster on the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, or crest San Francisco's steep hills on a historic cable car. Visit world-class museums in the Bay Area, absorb history in the Capitol Building in Sacramento, or watch the otters play at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Climb Yosemite's granite peaks, hike among the redwoods in Sequoia and Kings Canyon, ski Tahoe's pristine powdery slopes, or try to catch a peek at condors at Big Sur. Savor an authentic Mission burrito, sample unique varietals in wine country, and enjoy a romantic seafood dinner as the sun sets over the PacificFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutExpert advice from NorCal native Elizabeth Linhart Veneman on where to stay, where to eat, and how get around by plane, car, train, and public transportationHandy tips for international visitors, seniors, and travelers with disabilitiesBackground information on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and cultureFull coverage of San Francisco and the Bay Area, Wine Country, the North Coast, Shasta and Lassen, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento and Gold Country, Yosemite and the Eastern Sierra, the Central Coast, and Sequoia and Kings CanyonWith Moon Northern California's myriad activities, local insight, and expert know-how, you can plan your trip your way.
Moon Galápagos Islands (Third Edition)
By Lisa Cho
Take the Trip of a Lifetime with Moon Travel Guides!The Galapagos archipelago is one of the most beautiful, wild, and untouched places on earth. Travel back in time with Moon Galápagos Islands.Strategic tour information with advice on visiting sustainably, which boats to take, how long to stay, and where to stop along the wayDetailed maps and directions for exploring on your ownActivities and ideas for every traveler: Spot blue-footed boobies, frigates, albatross and pelicans just as Darwin did when formulating the Theory of Evolution. Snorkel past playful sea lions and gentle sea turtles, or dive with hammerheads and whale sharks. Walk along sandy beaches where marine iguanas sun themselves on the rocks or hike through forests of cacti and along otherworldly lava trails with breathtaking ocean views.Curated advice from local expert and bioengineer Lisa ChoIn-depth coverage of Santa Cruz, San Cristóbal, Isabela, Floreana, and the remote uninhabited islands of Santiago, Fernandina, Española, and Genovesa, as well as the gateway cities of Quito and GuayaquilBackground information on the history, landscape, and diverse wildlife of the archipelago, including how and where to see each animal while protecting their habitatFull-color with vibrant, helpful photosEssential insight for travelers on eco-tourism, health and safety, transportation, and accommodations, packaged in a book light enough to fit in your day packWith Moon Galápagos Islands' practical tips, myriad activities, and an expert's view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.
Moon Charleston (Second Edition)
By Jim Morekis
Get to know Charleston's fun-loving lifestyle, gothic architecture, and classic Southern charm with Moon Charleston.Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity, with color-coded maps of Charleston's most interesting neighborhoodsSee the Sights: Take a guided tour of Fort Sumter, or visit the house where Harriet Tubman worked as a nurse. Admire antebellum architecture on the oldest street in the city, or stroll along the harbor's Waterfront Park. Check out the evocative old churches and gothic cemeteries in the French Quarter, or do a little shopping along bustling King StreetGet a Taste of the City: Sample freshly caught seafood, home-style Southern cooking, and some of the smokiest slabs of barbecue aroundBars and Nightlife: Kick back with locals at a dive bar, sip cocktails at a five-star restaurant, or explore the hip Upper King neighborhoodTrusted Advice: Charleston expert Jim Morekis shares his insider tipsItineraries and Day Trips: Explore nearby Hilton Head and the Lowcountry, or follow city itineraries like "Romance by the Sea," "Kayaker's Weekend," "Best of Charleston," and "Civil War History"Full-Color Photos and Detailed MapsHandy Tools: Moon provides background information on the history and culture of Charleston and the South, and tips for seniors, families, LGBTQ+ travelers, and those with disabilitiesWith Moon Charleston's local expertise, myriad activities, and practical advice, you can plan your trip your way.
Moon Savannah (Second Edition)
By Jim Morekis
Moon Travel Guides: See the City with a Local!Whether you're chowing down on fresh seafood, diving into local history, or wandering the waterfront, Moon Savannah reveals the best of this quirky city.Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity, with color-coded maps of Savannah's most interesting neighborhoodsSee the Sights: Take a guided tour of Fort Pulaski, or climb to the top of the Tybee Island Light Station. Stroll bustling downtown Savannah, visit historic, gothic cathedrals, and admire classic antebellum architecture. Tour the First African Baptist Church, or take the ferry to Cumberland Island National Seashore, rent a bike, and pedal among the ruins of old mansionsGet a Taste of the City: Sample classic fried chicken, home-style Southern cooking, and some of the smokiest slabs of barbecue aroundBars and Nightlife: Catch some live music at a pub or kick back with the locals at a fun dive bar (and take your beer with you in a to-go cup!)Trusted Advice: Savannah native Jim Morekis shares insider tips on his beloved cityItineraries and Day Trips: Explore nearby Hilton Head and the Golden Isles, or follow itineraries like "Seaside Romance," "Coastal Cruising on U.S. 17," "African American Heritage," and "Kayaking Southern Swamps" Full-Color Photos and Detailed MapsHandy Tools: Moon provides background information on the history and culture of Savannah and the South, and tips for seniors, families, LGBTQ+ travelers, and those with disabilitiesWith Moon Savannah's local know-how, myriad activities, and practical advice, you can plan your trip your way.
Moon Coastal California (Sixth Edition)
By Stuart Thornton
From foggy cliffs and towering redwoods, to warm sands and legendary surf, explore the best of the golden coast with Moon Coastal California. Inside you'll find:Strategic itineraries for every budget and travel style, including adventurous getaways, family vacations, romantic weekends, and a two-week trip covering the whole coastHow to plan a Pacific Coast road trip, with detailed mileage, driving times, and side trips to timeless California hits like wine countryThe top beaches for surfing, wildlife viewing, solitude, scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, and moreUnique activities and can't-miss highlights: Catch a wave in a classic surf town, explore sea caves by kayak, or hike winding coastal trails, set up camp, and watch the sun set over the Pacific. Feast on local Dungeness crab, sample stouts at a coastal microbrewery, or find the best fish tacos this side of Baja. Spot wild elk, soaring condors, and migrating gray whales. Soak up Hollywood's glitz and glamour or the laid-back charms of Santa Barbara. Admire world-class galleries in San Francisco, or check out the thrill rides on the Santa Cruz Beach BoardwalkFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutExpert advice from California local Stuart Thornton on where to stay, where to eat, and how to get around by car, train, and public transportationHandy tips for international visitors, seniors, LGBTQ+ travelers, and travelers with disabilitiesBackground information on California's landscape, plants and animals, history, and cultureFull coverage of San Francisco and the Bay Area, the North Coast, Monterey Bay, Big Sur and the Central Coast, Santa Barbara and Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange County, and San DiegoWith Moon Coastal California's myriad activities, local insight, and expert know-how, you can plan your trip your way.
Moon San Miguel de Allende (Third Edition)
By Julie Meade
San Miguel's baroque architecture and local flavors charm everyone that walk its cobblestone streets. Immerse yourself with Moon San Miguel de Allende.Strategic itineraries, from a week exploring the best of San Miguel to three days exploring the art and architecture or food and culture of the regionDetailed maps and directions for exploring on your ownActivities and ideas for every traveler: Admire colonial architecture, contemporary art galleries, and traditional craft markets. Find the best places to soak in a hot spring, sample mezcal, and snack on gorditas. Explore the Franciscan missions of the Sierra Gorda, or listen to the mariachis serenade diners on the sidewalks. Explore the history of Mexico's independence and cheer the colorful parades that accompany local religious festivals, or taste/sample handmade tamales before it's siesta time.Focused advice from local expert Julie Doherty Meade, who shares the real vida mexicanaFull-color with vibrant, helpful photosIn-depth coverage of San Miguel de Allende and vicinity, Guanajuato, and QuerétaroBackground information on the landscape, culture, history, and individual neighborhoodsEssential insight for travelers on health and safety, transportation, and accommodations, as well as a handy Spanish phrasebook, packaged in a book light enough to fit in your day packWith Moon San Miguel de Allende'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.
Moon Vietnam (Second Edition)
By Dana Filek-Gibson
Moon Travel Guides: Your World, Your WayBright, lively cities, lush jungle, and surreal shores: welcome to Vietnam. Inside Moon Vietnam you'll find:Strategic itineraries for any timeline or budget, ranging from two days each in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to a journey down the Dragon's SpineDetailed maps and full-color photos throughoutActivities and ideas for every traveler: Cruise the Mekong Delta and its colorful floating markets, or visit beaches in resort towns like Nha Trang. Breathe the scent of temple incense, or meat grilling at one of the many hundreds of street carts. Hike to remote northern H'mong and Dao villages, explore the fantastical limestone karsts and caves of Ha Long Bay, or wander the art galleries of Hanoi's Old Quarter after a breakfast of fragrant pho.Expert insight from journalist and expat Dana Filek-Gibson on her adopted homeHonest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stayThorough information on health and safety, as well as the landscape, history, wildlife, and culture of VietnamFull coverage of Hanoi, Ha Long Bay and the Northern Coast, The Central Provinces, The South-Central Coast, Ho Chi Minh City, and the Mekong DeltaWith Moon Vietnam's expert advice, myriad activities, and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 Death Valley National Park (Second Edition)
By Jenna Blough
Explore the crusted salt flats, towering rocks, and polished marble canyons of this otherworldly landscape with Moon Death Valley National Park. Inside you'll find:* Itineraries for every timeline, budget, and travel style, ranging from one day in the park to a week-long trip * Strategies for getting to Death Valley National Park and getting around, with detailed driving directions * The top activities and unique ideas for exploring the park: Hike through forested trails to sweeping canyon views, and discover abandoned mining camps, remote ghost towns, and hidden springs. Go four-wheel driving in rugged backcountry, or cruise along Badwater Basin Road to check out iconic sights like the Devil's Golf Course, Artist's Drive, and Zabriskie Point. Admire surreal salt flats, ethereal rock formations, colorful mosaic stone, and sculpted sand dunes, and find the best spots for that perfect sunset photo-op * Valuable insight from Death Valley expert Jenna Blough *Essential tips for hiking, camping, and other recreation, plus information on the right gear to pack for the desert * Honest advice on when to go and where to stay, whether you're pitching the tent, parking the RV, or bedding down at a hotel * Full-colour, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout * Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations * Coverage of excursions beyond the park, including offbeat sites like the Amargosa Opera House and the Trona Pinnacles * Handy recommendations for families, seniors, international visitors and travellers with disabilities * Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture and history With Moon Death Valley National Park's practical tips, myriad activities, and expert know-how, you can plan your trip your way.
Moon Pennsylvania (Sixth Edition)
By Rachel Vigoda
Discover Pennsylvania with Moon Travel Guides!Moon Pennsylvania reveals the best of this diverse state: cosmopolitan culture, outdoor adventure, rural relaxation, and more.What you'll find in Moon Pennsylvania:Flexible, strategic itineraries that can be adapted for your schedule and interests, from weekend getaways to the best of Pennsylvania in 7 daysHonest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stayCurated travel tips for history buffs, foodies, arts and culture mavens, outdoor adventurers, families, and moreFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutExpert insight from Philadelphia local Rachel VigodaActivities and ideas for every traveler, season, and budget: Hike, camp, or show off your snowboarding skills in the Poconos. Spot roaming elk in the Pennsylvania Wilds, relax shores of Lake Erie, wander the museums in Philadelphia, or explore Pittsburgh's hip arts scene. Take in American history at Gettysburg, marvel at Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece in the Laurel Highlands, or step back in time with a horse-drawn buggy ride through Amish country (and grab a fresh-baked pie from one of the many roadstands). Track down the best Philly cheesesteak, indulge in chocolate heaven at Hershey, or find the hippest restaurants and bars for a night on the townDetailed coverage of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the Pocono Mountains, Pittsburgh, the Alleghenies, the Lake Region, and Pennsylvania WildsSuggestions for day trips from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, including Bucks County, Amish Country, Moraine and McConnells Mill, Fallingwater, and Cook ForestThorough background information on the landscape, plants and animals, climate, and local culture