Moon USA State by State

The Best Things to Do in Every State for Your Travel Bucket List


By Moon Travel Guides

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From the Pacific to the Atlantic, through prairies and bayous to snow-capped mountains, uncover the best of the US with Moon USA State by State. Inside you’ll find:  

  • Broken down by region, each chapter introduces the unique personality of all 50 states, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico
  • The top 3 experiences in every state: Whether it’s a bucket-list national park, a famous festival, or an unbeatable beach, find out what makes each state special
  • Unforgettable outdoor adventures: Explore the best national parks from Acadia to Zion. Peep the changing leaves in Vermont or set up camp for a night of stargazing in Texas. Explore underground caves in Kentucky, or hike to waterfalls in Washington and volcanoes in Hawaii. Admire stunning arches and hoodoos in Utah, or watch for wildlife in Alaska
  • Road trip ideas: Hit the road with lists of each state's best scenic drives and must-see roadside stops
  • Local flavors from coast to coast: Sample hatch chilis in New Mexico and dig in to heaping plates of hot chicken in Tennessee. Spend a weekend wine-tasting in Oregon, or try a flight of craft beers in Colorado 
  • History and fun facts: Get to know more about each state with historical background, lesser-known local favorites, and more
  • A foldout poster map with checklists to track your adventures

Moon USA State by State: Inspiration, experiences, and adventures from coast to coast.

Winner of the 31st Annual North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Travel Media Awards Competition: Best Travel Book or Guide, Gold Award​


About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably. Moon Travel Guides are written by local, expert authors with great stories to tell—and they can't wait to share their favorite places with you.

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  • Best Travel Book or Guide, Gold Award.
    31st Annual North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Travel Media Awards Competition
  • "The USA State by State travel guide is fabulous not only for reminding us of favorite places we’ve been, but has already gotten us off the beaten path. My youngest and I just hit part of @zionnps that we hadn’t previously seen. This is the perfect gift for the traveler in your life or to add to your own shelf for inspiration."
  • “Doesn't this sound like the perfect guide book!? I love that local experts help write the individual chapters too. I am definitely going to be using this when I travel. There are so many wonderful places I need to check out now!”
  • "Traveling is one of our favorite things to do, I’ve already started using MOON USA STATE BY STATE TRAVEL GUIDE! I took it on a small road trip recently! . . . If you like to travel especially a road trip in the US, this is the perfect book to bring along!"

On Sale
Oct 26, 2021
Page Count
792 pages
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Moon City Walks is an innovative series of pocket-sized guides to the world's trendiest cities, designed to help travelers explore on foot, discover hip neighborhoods, and experience the city like a local. These full-color guidebooks feature foldout maps, turn-by-turn directions, and lively pages jam-packed with photos. Moon Travel Guides are published by Avalon Travel, a Hachette Book Group company, in Berkeley, California. For more information, check out the full series at

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