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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.

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.

A Weekend in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Once home to Wyatt Earp and Calamity Jane, Cheyenne is reminiscent of the Old West. Spend the day at a bison ranch and tap room.

Buffalo Bill Center of the West

Five impressive galleries capture the heart of the West by paying tribute to Buffalo Bill in Cody, Wyoming.

5 Gold Country Towns Worth a Visit

These towns along California’s Highway 49 into the Sierras rival one another in Gold Rush-era attractions and outdoor splendor. 

5 Things We Love About Portland's Old Town Chinatown

Visit Portland's Chinatown where a historic, hidden world evolved into one of Oregon's favorite neighborhoods.

Denny Dyke's Walkable Art in Oregon

Denny Dyke and his Circles in the Sand team rake labyrinths onto the beach at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint in Bandon, Oregon.

A Visit to San Francisco's Changing Bayview District

San Francisco's Bayview District is up-and-coming with tasty spots. Stop by Fox and Lion bakery then Seven Stills for a whiskey.

Death Valley Winter Weekend Getaway

Death Valley has more to offer than just the lowest point in the hemisphere, and makes a great winter getaway spot.

Douglas, Arizona: Copper Town With a Colorful Past

Douglas, Arizona, is rich with historic landmarks, stunning desert scenery, cultural diversity, and a national wildlife refuge.