Places to Visit

Discover the best places to visit in the USA, in western states like California, Hawaii, Arizona, and Oregon, and beyond. Find places to go with kids or on your own, and dive deep into vacation destinations across the West.

8 Great Weekend Adventures in Golden Gate Park

San Francisco's largest park features more than 1,000 acres of greenery, plus the Academy of Sciences and the de Young Museum.

How to Spend a Weekend in San Francisco’s Presidio

With beaches, a freshwater lake, restaurants, and San Francisco’s only campground, the Presidio is an idyllic getaway in the city.

Escape to Paso Robles, California Wine Country

Explore the Central Coast's flourishing wine country with top things to do, eat, taste, and visit in Paso Robles.

Holiday Weekend in Corvallis, Oregon

Get to know this college town's great restaurants, fun events, and gorgeous architecture.

5 Secret Places in Cordova, Alaska

Cordova is so off the beaten path that it's accessible only by sea or air.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Western Masterpieces

One of America’s greatest architects left a lasting legacy in the West with several landmark buildings.

Top Destinations for Celebrating Life’s Milestones

Cherish the special moments in your life through travel to places such as France, East Africa, Bora Bora, and Maui.

Charleston, Oregon: Crabs & Clams on Coos Bay

Natural beauty and fresh shellfish: Get ready to add Oregon's Coos Bay to your bucket list.

Carmel’s Tor House

Poet Robinson Jeffers built a magical, Hobbit-like home on the Carmel coast.

California Literary Pilgrimages

Visit four of the most significant literary landmarks in Northern California.

Hidden Delights in the West’s Top National Parks

Get off the beaten path and discover these less popular but no less lovely scenic gems.

Polar Animal Encounters

What's on your bucket list? You still have time to see the polar bears of Churchill, Manitoba.