Travel Matters

As authors and publishers of independent travel guidebooks, Avalon believes travel is perhaps the most valuable means by which we learn about the world and our place in it.
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Rick Steves

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.

Learn more about the Rick Steves series.

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Moon Travel Guides

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.

Learn more about Moon Travel Guides.

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Other Travel Titles

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.

Learn more about Avalon’s other travel titles.

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