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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.

Summer Getaway in Flagstaff, Arizona

Summer is when northern Arizona's mountain town, Flagstaff, becomes a true getaway destination. 

Are You Ready for the Brisbee 1,000 Stair Climb?

Outdoor stair climb race meets craft brew festival in historic downtown Bisbee, Arizona, every third weekend in October.

4 Contra Costa Parks to Visit in Spring

This spring, tour a mine, climb some rocks, and search for newts and lupine.

Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway Weekend Trip

Waterfalls are the main attraction along Oregon's forested detour off I-5 between Roseburg and Gold Hill.

6 Sacramento Wine Tasting Experiences

Tasting wine doesn't have to be over-the-top! Visit Sacramento for a relaxing, affordable, and flavorful wine tasting experience.

Rancho del Oso: Santa Cruz Coastal Oasis

Find a wealth of beauty off Highway 1 near Santa Cruz.

Where to Eat in San Francisco's NoPa Neighborhood

San Francisco's up and coming neighborhood, NoPa, is turning into a restaurant hot spot. Try Bar Crudo and Souvla when you visit.

Fun Things to do in Downtown Boise, Idaho

Telemark meets macchiato in downtown Boise.

A Weekend in Laughlin, Nevada

Rising from the desert along the Colorado River, the town of Laughlin, Nevada, combines Vegas-style glitz with outdoor fun. 

Spend a Weekend in Eastern Oregon

An Eastern Oregon road trip from John Day to Frenchglen offers excellent birding, exceptional natural beauty, and surprising sips.

Seattle's Classic Flight Museum Takes Off

Seattle's Museum of Flight has exhibits ranging from vintage aviation to early rocketry and through the Apollo moon landings.

San Jose's Hottest Attractions and Restaurants

The capital of Silicon Valley, San Jose, glimmers with inventive art, inspiring science, and creative cuisine.