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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.

Take in the Views from the Oakland Zoo Gondola

After a gondola ride, visitors to the Oakland Zoo's new California Trail can watch native species roam over 56 acres of habitat.

5 Things We Love about St. George, Utah

St. George boasts dramatic red rocks, soaring architecture, a 5-acre desert garden, an art village and a well-situated restaurant.

Santa Barbara's Hottest Restaurants

Santa Barbara’s food scene is sizzling. Get a taste of the city's newest and most innovative dishes at these top spots.

A Historic Weekend Trip in Ferndale, CA

This coastal Northern California village delights visitors with Victorian touches, small town charm, and flying saucers.

A Local's Insider List of Things to Do on Oahu

Ask a local if you want to know where to go on Oahu, Hawaii's most visited island.

5 Things We Love About Yuma, AZ

From a picturesque stroll downtown to a ghost town tour, here are a few things that make Yuma a special place.

5 Reasons to Visit Park City in Winter Even If You Don’t Ski

Park City, Utah, may be a top ski destination but there’s plenty to do even if you’d rather skip the slopes.

22 Essential Things to Do and See in San Francisco

With its secret stairways, artistic alleys, and epic views, there are so many ways to discover the true soul of San Francisco.

Where to Go in the World in 2019

Looking for something out of the ordinary for your travels abroad this year? Consider the three A’s—Asia, Africa, and Australia.

Great Midcentury Modern Architecture in the West

These Midcentury architectural feats, from Palm Springs to Seattle, balance modern trends with iconic vintage influences.

Where to Go in the West in 2019

Celebrate the Golden Spike in Utah, sports in Vegas, art on the Oregon Coast, and a big birthday at the Grand Canyon.

Lake Tahoe Winter Activities That Aren't Skiing

You don’t need to ski or snowboard to enjoy Tahoe’s winter landscape.