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.

Visiting Arizona Wine Country

Come for the incredible landscape. Stay for the flourishing wine scene.

Visting Waimea Canyon in Kauai

One glimpse of Waimea Canyon and you get why it’s called the Grand Canyon of the Pacific.

Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland, Oregon

Beginning in 1999, a team from Suzhou, China, started transforming a Portland parking lot into an authentic Chinese garden.

7 Farms to Visit for a Country Escape

Embracing your inner Old MacDonald and spend a homespun afternoon—or an indulgent weekend—at one of these seven bucolic spots.

Kirby Cove: Across the Golden Gate Bridge

A visit to Kirby Cove means a hike past fragrant cypress and eucalyptus groves to sandy beaches, and off-the-charts scenery.

Incredible Coastal Hiking Trails

Via Readers share their picks for best hikes for those who venture to the edge of the continent.

Inside Disney’s New Star Wars Land, Galaxy’s Edge

A galaxy far, far away has never been closer. Disneyland’s new Star Wars land brings planet Batuu to life.

Vashon Island, Washington Weekend Escape

Escape bustling Seattle and head to Vashon Island, where you can visit a lighthouse, sip ciders, and take a scenic bike ride.

Eat Your Way Around Vancouver's Granville Island

You'll find Northwest Indian art, silk clothing, puppets, brewed lagers and ales, and good eating near downtown Vancouver, B.C.

What to See and Do on Salt Lake's Antelope Island

Just north of Salt Lake City, a 28,022-acre state park beckons with views, wildlife, and plenty of outdoor activities.

Top Wineries in Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana

Vintners at a surprising profusion of wineries in Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana deliver an intriguing range of regional flavors.

The Ultimate Guide to Santa Fe, New Mexico

History, cultural and creativity collide in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Here's what to see, do, and eat when visiting the city.