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.

Beautiful Train Rides Around the World

These train rides deliver views, luxury, and a unique travel experience.

10 Awe-Inspiring Geological Wonders in the West

10 dramatic sites in California, Arizona, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Idaho reveal how the West's landscape evolved.

Scenic Coastal Drives from Destination Cities

A city vacation need not be all urban bustle. Hit the road for a natural beauty break.

Oregon's Crater Lake National Park

One of the most eye-catching spots in southern Oregon, Crater Lake National Park, is both a scientific and sensory wonder.

Bayside Beauty in Sausalito, CA

Art galleries, diverse restaurants, and paddling are just a few reasons to explore this town across the water from San Francisco.

A Weekend in Downtown Oakland, California

Downtown Oakland's renaissance means hip new restaurants, bars, shops, and galleries.

A Weekend in Benicia, California

Benicia, a charming waterfront town on the Carquinez Strait, was once the capital of California.

Pilgrim Road Trip Around Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Visit Cape Cod, the Massachusetts peninsula where the Pilgrims first set foot in their new home.

Enjoy Nordic-Inspired Winter Dining in a Yurt Restaurant

These circular tents make cozy venues for extraordinary meals prepared by seasoned chefs.

6 Places to Learn About John Muir

Six places help you discover who Muir was and how his legacy lives on.

Weekend Getaway to Ogden, Utah

Relax year-round in Ogden, Utah, a vibrant mountain town sans the crowds and glitz.

A Perfect Weekend at Point Reyes, California

The Point Reyes area provides a perfect getaway with its tranquil beaches, local foods and high-quality crafts.