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.

No-Car-Necessary Trips From San Francisco

You don’t need a car to explore beyond San Francisco. Take a bus, train, bike, or ferry to see the best of the Bay Area. 

7 Top North Lake Tahoe Restaurants

Nothing works up an appetite quite like a snow day. Warm up and chow down at one of these favorite North Lake Tahoe restaurants.

6 Great Cities to Visit in Winter

Whether you want to play in the snow or get as far from it as possible, here are six destinations perfect for this time of year.

What to Do on N. Mississippi Ave., Portland

A stroll through this artsy Eastside enclave offers a glimpse of the city's enthusiasms and penchant for the unconventional.

The Napa You Don't Know

You've sampled the world-class wine. Now check out some of the lesser-known attractions in everyone's favorite vineyard valley.

National Park Lodging Gets a Face-Lift

Updated lodgings in and around national parks provide more options for overnight stays in timeless natural settings.

5 Things We Love About Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma, Washington, offers art, food, and nature. 

The Big Island: Hilo, Hawaii

The Big Island's sweet seaside town, Hilo, offers an alluring, laid-back vibe right next door to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

A Weekend in Billings, Montana

Billings, Montana, offers travelers an all encompassing weekend, from megastores to hipster eateries and everything in between.

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park

This spot is a reminder of where the tribes of central Montana lured herds of bison to their deaths at a dramatic cliff's edge.

Your Favorite Offbeat Museums in the West

These museums around the West offer unusual delights. 

5 Reasons to Savor Santa Barbara

From the area's ideal climate to its satisfying food scene, this is the perfect Central Coast city for a beachside vacation.