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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.

City Guide: Everything You Need for a Perfect Trip to Seattle, WA

The high-tech boomtown offers natural splendor, fascinating history, and free-spirited fun to curious visitors.

Phoenix City Guide: Discover the Best of This Desert City

Come for the famously warm winter sun, stay for Phoenix’s hot haunts, desert beauty, and alfresco adventures.

The West’s Best Floating Bed and Breakfasts

For a night on the water, check in to one of these boat B&Bs docked along the West Coast from Victoria, B.C., to San Diego, CA.

Las Vegas City Guide: Where to Go On and Off the Strip

Get to know Las Vegas like a local, from downtown to Chinatown, Red Rock Canyon to Hoover Dam.

City Guide: What to See, Do, and Eat in Portland, Oregon

Get to know Portland like a local. Discover the best restaurants, microbreweries, food carts, outdoor activities, and oddities.

City Guide: What to Do and Eat in Alameda, CA

Alameda, the island city on the San Francisco Bay, boasts restaurants that rival the big city plus ample places to relax.

Weekend Getaway Guide to Los Alamos, CA

Scratch the surface and you’ll find that Los Alamos—once merely a place to gas up—has become a destination in its own right.

How to Visit Kona on Any Budget

The Kona region on the Big Island promises plenty to see and do, whether you’re looking to splurge or save.

What to Do, See, and Eat on Cannery Row in Monterey, CA

Visit Cannery Row for the world-class Monterey Bay Aquarium, a multitude of shops and restaurants, and a touch of Steinbeck.

Everything You Need for a Fall Weekend in Healdsburg, CA

Healdsburg offers walks down country roads, some of the best food in the state, and tastings at intimate, family-owned wineries.

8 Haunted Places in California

From Alcatraz in San Francisco to the Whaley House in San Diego, these are some of California's spookiest haunts. 

Day of the Dead Events in the West

Far from a sad event, the Day of the Dead celebrates the lives of loved ones who have passed.