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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.

Sea Ranch: Northern California’s Coastal Retreat

From the town of Point Arena to Salt Point State Park, unplug and unwind on this scenic stretch of rugged coastline. 

San Francisco's Audium: A Journey for Your Ears

This sound-sculptured San Francisco space is all about the audible.

Why Barrio Logan is San Diego's Hot Spot

South of San Diego's lively Gaslamp Quarter, Barrio Logan beckons with new restaurants, attractions, and art galleries.

Road Trip: Stops Along Highway 89A to Sedona, Arizona

Where nature lovers savor the red rocks, the hiking, history, and ... haunted hamburgers?

Woodland, California: Strolling Through History

Modern shops and restaurants await behind 100-year-old facades in charming, historic Woodland, CA.

Fall Weekend in Lincoln City, Oregon 

Lincoln City in autumn means good eats, waterfall hikes, treasure hunting, secret beaches, and prehistoric fossils.

Oregon Coast Highway 101 Road Trip

Travel Highway 101 from Astoria to Manzanita to experience classic beachside favorites and discover new delights.

Essential Arizona Sights and Experiences

Think you know Arizona? Think flowers, condors, water parks, and national parks. Our editor-in-chief gives you the scoop.

Arizona Strip Road Trip Via U.S. Route 89A

The Arizona Strip along the Fredonia–Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Road (U.S. Route 89A) is packed with beauty, wildlife, and history.

Tucson's Enchanting and Kid-Friendly Valley of the Moon

This tiny wonderland has been a source of entertainment for local children for generations.

5 Fun Ways to Experience San Francisco History

San Francisco is full of fun ways to get a taste of life as far back as the gold rush.

A Weekend in Mount Hood, Oregon

Head to the historic villages near the iconic peak for cozy stops, summer concerts, and more.