Christopher P. Baker has written, photographed and contributed to more than two dozen travel books for such leading publishers as Dorling Kindersley, Fodor’s, Frommers, Lonely Planet, National Geographic, Rough Guides, Time-Life, etc.

His literary travelog, Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro’s Cuba, is a two-time national book award winner.


City-Region Guidebooks

America on Wheels: California & Nevada (co-authored)
California (Prentice Hall, co-authored)
Eyewitness San Francisco and The Bay Area (contributor)
Eyewitness Travel Top 10 California Wine Country
Eyewitness Travel Caribbean (co-authored)
Great Destinations: Palm Springs & Desert Resorts
Moon Havana Spotlight
Moon Arenal & Monteverde Spotlight
Moon Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast Spotlight
Moon Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula Spotlight
National Geographic Traveler Alaska
(update editor)
National Geographic Traveler Arizona (update editor)
National Geographic Traveler Coastal Alaska
(update editor)
National Geographic Traveler Hawaii
 (update editor)
National Geographic Walking London
(update editor)
National Geographic Walking Washington D.C. (update editor)
National Geographic Washington D.C. (update editor)
Perfect Day California
Road Trips California (formerly Back Roads California)

Country Guidebooks

Eyewitness Travel Costa Rica
Eyewitness Travel Cuba
Eyewitness Travel Top 10 Cuba
Eyewitness Travel Top 10 Puerto Rico
Fodor's Puerto Rico (co-authored)
Great Destinations: Dominican Republic
Great Destinations: Panama
Lonely Planet The Bahamas, Turks & Caicos (first and second eds.)
Lonely Planet Jamaica (first and second eds.)
Moon Cuba Handbook (first through seventh editions)
Moon Costa Rica Handbook (first through tenth editions)
National Geographic Traveler California (co-authored)
National Geographic Traveler Colombia
National Geographic Traveler Costa Rica
National Geographic Traveler Cuba
National Geographic Traveler Dominican Republic
National Geographic Traveler Panama
National Geographic Traveler Scotland (update editor)
Puerto Rico: An Introduction & Guide
Traveler’s Companion Costa Rica (co-authored)

Coffee Table Books

BMW Motorrad: A Two-Wheeled Legend
Harley-Davidson: Engines & Evolution

Cuba Classics: A Celebration of Vintage American Automobiles
Drives of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Most Spectacular Drives (National Geographic; contributor)
Eyewitness Travel: Roads Less Traveled (contributor)
Eyewitness Travel: Where to Go When (contributor)
Eyewitness Travel: Where to Go When The Americas (contributor)
National Geographic Plazas: Lugar de Encuentros (contributor)
Rough Guides Make the Most of Your Time on Earth 4 (contributor)
Voyages: The Romance of Cruising (contributor)
World Travel: A Guide to International Eco-Journeys (co-authored)

Literary Travel Books

I Should Have Stayed Home: The Worst Trips of Great Writers (contributor)
Literary Trips: Following in the Footsteps of Fame (contributor)
Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro's Cuba
Motorcycle Messengers: Tales from the Road by Writers Who Ride (contributor)

Other Books

Food: True Stories of Life on the Road (contributor)
Thomas Cook’s Traveller’s Jamaica
Travelers Tales Cuba (contributor)