For more than 30 years, Moon Handbooks have appealed to an eclectic group of travelers, from backpacking students to solo adventurers to families on vacation (and a budget). With expert writers delivering a mix of honest insight, first-rate strategic advice, and an essential dose of humor, Moon Handbooks ensure that travelers have an uncommon and entirely satisfying experience—and a few new stories to tell.
Canada resident and experienced outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead offers an insider’s perspective on dining at the best restaurants and cafés in Vancouver and spotting gray whales and orcas near Victoria. Andrew offers unique trip ideas that cover the best of this remarkable region, including the Vancouver and Victoria Highlights Tour and Nature Lover's Tour. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, this has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. With guidance on exploring Stanley Park, visiting the Royal British Columbia Museum, and skiing and snowboarding at Whistler, Moon Vancouver and Victoria gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Authors and New England residents Michael Blanding and Alexandra Hall know the best of the Green Mountain State, from sampling artisan cheddar at the Grafton Village Cheese Company to skiing at Killington Mountain Resort. Blanding and Hall include unique trip strategies, such as Vermont Villages and History and Literature Tour. Packed with information on sights like Lake Champlain and the eccentric boutiques of Woodstock, Moon Vermont gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Vieques and Culebra are known as the Spanish Virgin Islands and are described as “how Puerto Rico used to be.” This Moon mini-guide offers suggestions on how to plan the perfect getaway, including excursions to Mosquito Bay, where you can swim in bioluminescent waters, and tours of El Fortín Conde de Mirasol, a Spanish colonial fort. Complete with descriptions of the islands’ spectacular beaches, details on many world-class diving and snorkeling sites , and information on can’t miss sights, attractions, restaurants, and local hotspots, Moon Vieques & Culebra is the perfect guide for an uncommon trip.
As a resident of the Virgin Islands, Susanna Henighan Potter has firsthand knowledge of everything this paradise has to offer—from St. Croix to St. Thomas and Tortola. Potter guides readers to the best hikes in St. John's Virgin Islands National Park, the best snorkeling spots in Cruz Bay, and the best carnivals and festivals on Virgin Gorda. Equipped with unique trip strategies, including Beach Lover’s Tour and Wildlife and Wilderness, Moon Virgin Islands gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Virginia resident Katie Githens shares the best her state has to offer, from the tumultuous Great Falls to Southwest Virginia's The Crooked Road. Githens provides unique travel strategies, including The Two-Week History Tour and Virginia Is For Foodies. Complete with tips on how to find the choicest swimming holes on sweltering summer days, as well as which u-pick farms and sustainable eateries to visit, Moon Virginia gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.