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
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Download a PDF of the 2015 Avalon Travel Catalog.
Download a list of all new titles and editions for Spring and Fall 2015, plus all active Moon, Rick Steves, and specialty guidebooks, organized by geography.
Experience this lively meeting point of modern and traditional, and of Western, Eastern, and Middle Eastern cultures, with the full-color Moon Istanbul & the Turkish Coast.