Weird (travel guides)

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Weird is a series of travel guides written by various authors and published by Sterling Publishing of New York City. Started by Mark Moran and Mark Sceurman with a magazine called Weird N.J., together or separately, they often write, collaborate, edit and/or write the forward of the other guides. As of July 2011, all but seventeen states (Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming) have been covered within individual books.

The franchise now includes calendars and spin-off books.

Titles in Series[edit]

General U.S.[edit]

  • Weird U.S.: Your Travel Guide to America's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (October 4, 2004). Mark Moran, Mark Sceurman. ISBN 0-7607-5043-2
  • Weird U.S. The ODDyssey Continues: Your Travel Guide to America's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (November 4, 2008). Mark Moran, Mark Sceurman, Matt Lake. ISBN 1-4027-4544-3
  • Weird U.S.: A Freaky Field Trip Through the 50 States. Sterling (July 5, 2011). Matt Lake, Randy Fairbanks. ISBN 1-4027-5462-0
  • Weird Civil War: Your Travel Guide to the Ghostly Legends and Best-Kept Secrets of the American Civil War. Sterling (April 21, 2015)

Individual States[edit]

  • Weird Arizona: Your Travel Guide to Arizona's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (October 1, 2007). Wesley Treat. ISBN 1-4027-3938-9
  • Weird California: Your Travel Guide to California's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (March 2, 2006). Greg Bishop, Joe Oesterle, Mike Marinacci. ISBN 1-4027-3384-4
  • Weird Carolinas: Your Travel Guide to Carolinas' Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (June 1, 2007). Roger Manley. ISBN 1-4027-3939-7
  • Weird Colorado: Your Travel Guide to Colorado's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (May 4, 2010). Charmaine Ortega Getz. ISBN 1-4027-5463-9
  • Weird Florida: Your Travel Guide to Florida's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (April 7, 2005). Charlie Carlson. ISBN 0-7607-5945-6
  • Weird Georgia: Your Travel Guide to Georgia's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (April 24, 2006). Mark Sceurman, Mark Moran. ISBN 1-4027-3388-7
  • Weird Hollywood: Your Travel Guide to Hollywood's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (October 5, 2010). Joe Oesterle, Mark Moran, Mark Sceurman. ISBN 1-4027-5460-4
  • Weird Illinois: Your Travel Guide to Illinois' Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (April 7, 2005). Troy Taylor, Mark Sceurman. ISBN 0-7607-5943-X
  • Weird Indiana: Your Travel Guide to Indiana's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (May 6, 2008). Mark Marimen, James A Willis, Troy Taylor. ISBN 1-4027-5452-3
  • Weird Kentucky: Your Travel Guide to Kentucky's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (May 6, 2008). Jeffrey Scott Holland. ISBN 1-4027-5438-8
  • Weird Las Vegas and Nevada: Your Alternative Travel Guide to Sin City and the Silver State. Sterling (October 1, 2007). Joe Oesterle, Tim Cridland. ISBN 1-4027-3940-0
  • Weird Louisiana: Your Travel Guide to Louisiana's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (January 5, 2010). Roger Manley, Mark Moran, Mark Sceurman. ISBN 1-4027-4554-0
  • Weird Maryland: Your Travel Guide to Maryland's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (July 25, 2006). Matt Lake. ISBN 1-4027-3906-0
  • Weird Massachusetts: Your Travel Guide to Massachusetts' Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (May 6, 2008). Jeff Belanger. ISBN 1-4027-5437-X
  • Weird Michigan: Your Travel Guide to Michigan's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (July 25, 2006). Linda S. Godfrey. ISBN 1-4027-3907-9
  • Weird Minnesota: Your travel guide to Minnesota's local legends and best kept secrets. Sterling (September 1, 2006). Eric Dregni. ISBN 1-4027-3908-7
  • Weird Missouri: Your Travel Guide to Missouri's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (November 4, 2008). James Strait. ISBN 1-4027-4555-9
  • Weird New England: Your Travel Guide to New England's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (September 25, 2005). Joseph A. Citro. ISBN 1-4027-3330-5
  • Weird N.J.: Your Travel Guide to New Jersey's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (August 28, 2003). Mark Moran, Mark Sceurman. ISBN 0-7607-3979-X
  • Weird N.J., Vol. 2: Your Travel Guide to New Jersey's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (September 1, 2006). Mark Moran, Mark Sceurman. ISBN 1-4027-3941-9
  • Weird New York: Your Travel Guide to New York's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (November 25, 2005). Chris Gethard. ISBN 1-4027-3383-6
  • Weird Ohio: Your Travel Guide to Ohio's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (January 15, 2006). Loren Coleman, Andy Henderson, James A Willis. ISBN 1-4027-3382-8
  • Weird Oklahoma: Your Travel Guide to Oklahoma's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (June 7, 2011). Wesley Treat, Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran. ISBN 1-4027-5436-1
  • Weird Oregon: Your Travel Guide to Oregon's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (June 7, 2011). Al Eufrasio, Jefferson Davis, Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran. ISBN 1-4027-5466-3
  • Weird Pennsylvania: Your Travel Guide to Pennsylvania's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (July 25, 2005). Matt Lake. ISBN 1-4027-3279-1
  • Weird Tennessee: Your Travel Guide to Tennessee's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (May 3, 2011). Roger Manley, Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran ISBN 1-4027-5465-5
  • Weird Texas: Your Travel Guide to Texas's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (July 25, 2005). Wesley Treat, Heather Shades, Rob Riggs. ISBN 1-4027-3280-5
  • Weird Virginia: Your Travel Guide to Virginia's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (June 1, 2007). Jeff Bahr, Troy Taylor, Loren Coleman. ISBN 1-4027-3942-7
  • Weird Washington: Your Travel Guide to Washington's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (May 6, 2008). Jefferson Davis, Al Eufrasio. ISBN 1-4027-4545-1
  • Weird Wisconsin: Your Travel Guide to Wisconsin's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (April 7, 2005). Linda S. Godfrey. ISBN 0-7607-5944-8

Non-U.S.[edit]

  • Weird England: Your Travel Guide to England's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets. Sterling (October 1, 2007). Matt Lake. ISBN 1-4027-4229-0

Hauntings[edit]

  • Weird Hauntings: True Tales of Ghostly Places. Sterling (September 1, 2006). Joanne Austin, Mark Moran, Mark Sceurman and Ryan Doan. ISBN 1-4027-4226-6
  • Weird Encounters: True Tales of Haunted Places. Sterling (September 7, 2010). Joanne Austin and Ryan Doan. ISBN 1-4027-5461-2

See also[edit]

  • Weird U.S. – a reality television series on the History Channel
  • Weird NJ – a semiannual magazine