Moon Cuba by Christopher P Baker is certainly one of the more exhaustive guides to Cuba with 775 pages chock full of detailed travel information. Start your browsing of this book with one of their several suggested itineraries including trips by bicycle, for beach lovers, for cigar and car lovers as well as a description of the most scenic drives. For those with at least 3 weeks, the 21-day “Best of Cuba” itinerary is a must read. Excellent maps are provided for each section of the country described as well as a number of photos.
Also of mention are the detailed sections on Cuban history and background including information about the Revolution in 1959. Invariably you will start your trip in Havana and will spend some time here; approximately 20% of this book is devoted to Havana. From the turquoise waters off of Cuba’s premiere beach resort, Varadero to the spectacular sights of the limestone formations in the western part of the island to Pico Turquino (Cuba’s highest peak), this book has you covered.