Moon Travel Guides: A New Way to Discover New Mexico From sandstone canyons and austere mesas, to snowcapped mountain peaks, discover an otherworldly landscape and unique culture with Moon's guide to the Land of Enchantment. Moon New Mexico features: Curated trip advice for outdoor adventurers, culture mavens, history buffs, foodies, and more Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout Expert insight with a local perspective from born-and-raised Santa Fe native Zora O'Neill Strategic itineraries for every budget and timeline-from a few days to three weeks-including: A Week in the Wild West, Not Just Hot Tamales, Black Stone, White Sands, Retro Route 66 and Beyond, Native New Mexico, Ancient and Modern, and Weird and Wonderful The best drives through New Mexico, including Route 66, the Turquoise Trail, the Sunspot Highway, and a state-wide road trip Honest advice on where to stay, where to eat, and how to get around Focused coverage of Albuquerque, Sante Fe, Taos and North Central New Mexico, Las Vegas and the Northeast, Navajo Nation and the Northwest, Las Cruces and the Southwest, and Carlsbad Caverns and the Southeast Must-see attractions and offbeat ideas: Wiggle through tiny tunnels on a dive into Carlsbad Caverns, or take a mountain biking tour of the badlands and white sand dunes. Wander a ghost town graveyard, visit the International UFO Museum in Roswell, or count the bullet holes in the ceilings of preserved 19th century saloons. Experience the Native American history and culture, including pueblo visits, ceremonial dances, and markets. Sample local cuisine, from Tucumcari cheese and Pecos beef to green-chile cheeseburgers, and explore the bustling nightlife, spirited art scene, and rich history of Santa Fe Accurate, up-to-date information including background on the landscape, plants and animals, history, government, and local culture Handy tools including a Spanish glossary, health and safety tips, and advice for families, seniors, international visitors, and LGBTQ+ travelers With Moon New Mexico's myriad activities, practical advice, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way. If you're exploring New Mexico's major cities, Try Moon Santa Fe, Taos and Albuquerque. Hitting the road? Try Moon Southwest Road Trip. Crossing National Parks off your bucket list? Try Moon Grand Canyon.
Discover New Mexico in a New Way Travel writer Zora O'Neill shares her expert perspective on New Mexico, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're museum-hopping in Santa Fe or exploring the vast beauty of the desert, Moon New Mexico has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Not Just Hot Tamales” and “Weird and Wonderful,” expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Zora's trustworthy advice, Moon New Mexico provides the tools for planning your perfect trip! Moon New Mexico covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Santa Fe Taos Albuquerque
Julie Doherty Meade lived as an expat in Mexico City. In Moon Mexico City, she shares the city with you, including unique itineraries like The Best of Mexico City, Historic Mexico City, Public Murals, Best Markets, and Mexico City by Design. This full-color guide to Mexico City covers: NEIGHBORHOODS Experience the life of the city in the best neighborhoods—like colorful Condesa and Coyoacán. SIGHTS Browse the Museo Frida Kahlo and wander the Zócalo. RESTAURANTS Find the most authentic tacos al pastor and chiles en nogada. NIGHTLIFE Raise a mug of pulque and join in the after midnight revelry on Plaza Garibaldi. DAY TRIPS Make excursions to Teotihuacán, Tepoztlán, Cuernavaca, Taxco, and Puebla. FULL-COLOR MAPS Get oriented and navigate the city on the go.
From exploring the myriad of historical sites packed into the world-famous Centro neighborhood and dining on Mexican-Asian fusion cuisine to viewing the renowned paintings of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Siquieros, and Jose Clemente Orozco, Moon Handbooks Mexico City is the guide to the best the city has to offer, both on and off the beaten path. Practical information includes suggested travel strategies and lists of must-see sights, plus essentials on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a range of budgets. Complete with details for day-trips to wander the colonial village of Tlalpan, climb the pyramids of Teotihuacan, or hike to see Monarch butterflies in forest reserves, Moon Handbooks Mexico City gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Join Oregon experts Judy Jewell and W. C. McRae for an unforgettable experience. With their unique perspective and advice you can trust, Moon Oregon has everything you need to know to have a more personal and memorable experience. Moon Oregon shows you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip for you. Whether you are looking to fill your adventure with night skiing, waterfall hikes, and sand-dune treks or experience a local’s perspective on Portland’s laid-back lifestyle, Moon Oregon has something for everyone. Along with trip ideas like “Day Trips from Portland” and “Touring the Taps”, Jewell and McRae share their advice on local craft breweries, eclectic art shows, and the best places to bike, hike, and raft, as well as suggestions for wine-tasting in the beautiful Willamette Valley. With expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Oregon includes areas such as: Portland Colombia River Gorge and Mount Hood The Willamette Valley North Coast Central Coast South Coast Ashland and Southern Oregon Bend and Central Oregon Northeastern Oregon Southeastern Oregon Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Staying in the area? Check out Moon Coastal Oregon and Moon Washington.
This full-color guide includes vibrant photos and helpful maps. Traveler and author Justin Henderson covers the best of Oaxaca, from bargaining at the Mercado Juárez to exploring the Castillo de Moctezuma Aztec pyramid. Henderson offers up unique trip strategies, including Best Beaches and Local Festivals & Native Markets, as well as experienced advice on where to go and what to see. Complete with information on sampling mezcal, Oaxaca's native liquor, and enjoying the vistas and fresh seafood of Puerto Ángel, Moon Oaxaca gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Author: Lisa Cho
Publisher: Avalon Travel
Release Date: 2016-01-05
This full-color guide includes vibrant photos and easy-to-use maps to help with trip planning. Sea lions and iguanas sunbathe side by side, penguins and turtles swim together offshore, and giant tortoises wander freely. The Galápagos is both a glimpse of life before human civilization and a reminder of its fragile beauty. This is the trip of a lifetime. It will leave you with a new sense of wonder — and some great stories to share. Expert traveler Lisa Cho tells you everything you need to know to make this trip possible in Moon Galápagos Islands: How to get there, how long it will take, and where to stop along the way — including information on Quito and Guayaquil How to choose the best means of transportation, including cruises, diving tips, and land tours Background on the diverse wildlife of the Galápagos — including how and where to see each animal
Professional writer and longtime Mexico resident Julie Doherty Meade offers up the inside scoop on San Miguel de Allende, from Querétaro to Guanajuato. Doherty also provides original trip itinerary ideas, including "Art Lover's Tour," and "Desert Chill." Complete with tips on the best museums, historic sights, shopping, and food in the region, Moon San Miguel de Allende gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Experienced travel writers Liza Prado and Gary Chandler offer up their best advice on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula—from exploring Mayan ruins and Caribbean beaches to visiting hotspots like Mérida, Cancún, and Playa del Carmen. Prado and Chandler include unique trip ideas for a variety of travelers, such as Pyramids and Palaces, Diving and Snorkeling, and A Family Affair. With essentials on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a range of budgets, Moon Yucatán Peninsula gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. This full-color travel guide includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.
Spouses and writing partners, Liza Prado and Gary Chandler cover the best of Chiapas—from the ruins of Palenque to San Cristobal de las Casas, one of Mexico's most charming colonial cities. Prado and Chandler include unique trip ideas for a variety of travelers, such as Eco-tour of Chiapas and Colonial Towns and Missions. Including expert advice on the best plaza cafés, rugged forest hikes, and where to experience Mayan arts and culture, Moon Chiapas gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides! From Music City to the Big Easy, cruise through the heart of the South along the verdant Natchez Trace Parkway. Inside Moon Nashville to New Orleans Road Trip you'll find: Maps and Driving Tools: 24 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the parkway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, and detailed directions for the entire route Eat, Sleep, Stop, and Explore: Grab some hot chicken and two-step to country classics in Nashville, indulge in jazz and Creole cuisine in New Orleans, or enjoy barbecue and blues in Memphis. Visit important monuments of the civil rights movement, learn about the South's musical legacy on the Mississippi Blues Trail, and find the best hikes for exploring the stunning landscape. You'll know exactly what to do at each stop with lists of the best views, restaurants, sights, and more Itineraries for Every Traveler: Drive the entire two-week route, or follow suggestions for spending time in and around Nashville, Memphis, and New Orleans Local Expertise: Nashville local Margaret Littman shares her love of exploring the Natchez Trace Planning Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, advice for those cycling the route, and suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, families, seniors, and visitors with disabilities With Moon Nashville to New Orleans' practical tips, detailed itineraries, and insider's view, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road. Looking to explore more of America on wheels? Try Moon Blue Ridge Parkway Road Trip. For more quintessential South, check out Moon Carolinas & Georgia or Moon Asheville & the Great Smoky Mountains.
Each guide contains not only detailed information on the best transportation, accommodation, restaurant, and sightseeing options but also custom maps and fascinating sidebars--all the tools travelers need to make their own choices and create a travel strategy that is theirs alone.
See the City with a Local with Moon Travel Guides! Tulips blossom between cobblestones and there's a frosty Heineken around every corner. Moon Amsterdam shows you the best of this bikeable, walkable, and incredibly charming city. Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps, or follow a guided walk through Amsterdam's most interesting neighborhoods See the Sights: Soak up the incredible colors of a master at the Van Gogh Museum, or walk through history at the Anne Frank House. Cruise serene canals, bike down narrow brick roads past baroque architecture, or lounge in the grass among the tulips Get a Taste of the City: Sample aged cheeses or craft beer (brewed per an 800-year-old recipe) or try modern Indonesian and Dutch cuisine Bars and Nightlife: Dance at the hippest clubs, relax in cannabis coffee shops, and explore the infamous Red Light District Trusted Advice: Expat Audrey Sykes shares insider tips on her beloved Amsterdam Itineraries and Day Trips: Explore the best of Amsterdam's many neighborhoods, including the Old Center, the Red Light District and Niuwmarkt, Canal Belt, Museumplein, De Pijp, Jordaan, Plantage, and IJ River, all accessible by bus, train, or public transit Full-Color Photos and Detailed Maps Handy Tools: Moon provides background information on the history and culture of Amsterdam, and an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the go, packaged in a book light enough to toss in your backpack With Moon Amsterdam'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. City-hopping in Europe? Check out Moon Dublin, Moon Rome, Florence & Venice, or Moon Paris Walks.