One of America’s best-loved travel icons, Rick Steves brings decades of exploring the cities, towns, waterways and countrysides of Europe to travelers eager to experience the old world. His mission to make European travel fun, affordable, and culturally broadening for Americans is realized in his best-selling travel guides and a series of helpful maps, phrasebooks, and DVDs.
Everyone approaches the world in a different way. Moon knows this, and with its distinct guidebook series—Handbooks, Living Abroad, Outdoors, Spotlights, and MapGuides—travelers and adventure-seekers will find the guide that matches their individual style. Explore a new place, get lost in a great city, head out on a scenic trail, run away from home—there’s a Moon guide for you.
In addition to Rick Steves and Moon, Avalon Travel publishes niche guides for independent-minded travelers.
These individual titles include The People’s Guide to Mexico, The Practical Nomad, Great American Motorcycle Tours, and the Dog-Lover’s Companion series.
News and New Releases
Download our sales catalogs and find out what's new and updated.
Download a list of all new titles and editions for Fall 2015 and Winter 2016, plus all active Moon, Rick Steves, and specialty guidebooks, organized by geography. New titles and editions are highlighted.
Download a PDF of the 2015 Avalon Travel Catalog.