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.
Things to Do and Eat in Salem, Oregon
No sleepy government center, the Salem, Oregon pops with pioneer history, craft beer on tap, tasty snacks, and walkable streets.
Sacramento River Delta Day Trip
Take a road trip through the sights and sounds of the Sacramento River Delta.
San Francisco Bay Area Bucket List
Not sure what to see in the San Francisco Bay Area? Via readers share their bucket list worthy experiences in the region.
9 Places to See Whales Along the West Coast
For the best glimpses of magnificent whales, visit these trails, headlands, parks, and lighthouses along the Pacific Coast.
Roseburg, Oregon Weekend Escape
Head to the heart of the Umpqua River Valley for history, wine, and nature.
Summer Getaway in Ridgway, Colorado
You'll find Old West history and lots of outdoor fun in this southwestern Colorado town.
Richmond, B.C.: 5 Things We Love
Vancouver's neighbor to the south has it all: food, culture, and nature.
Summer Fun at Oregon's Mount Hood
Drive up Oregon's Mount hood and discover amazing views and adventures.
Off-the-Radar Road Trips Near Benson, Arizona
Fall is a great time to go treasure hunting for crafts and collectibles in historic Benson and other Cochise County towns.
Visit These Popular National Parks in the Off Season Instead
Find peace and quiet—plus good dining—during the off-season at Olympic, Zion, and Yellowstone National Parks.
What to See and Do in Muir Woods National Monument
Muir Woods, a forest near San Francisco, attracts nearly 1 million visitors per year with stunning trails and intriguing wildlife.
Mt. Shasta, California: Groovy Weekender
Mt. Shasta, California, a Siskiyou County hamlet, is a great weekend destination if you enjoy the outdoors, art, and fun shops.