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.

Must-Visit Spots and Hidden Gems in Phoenix

Discover the Valley of the Sun's greatest hits and the best of its B-side.

8 Best Museums for Kids in the West

These grown up museums in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Wyoming are kid-friendly and entertaining at every age.

Best Places to See Redwoods

Stand under the tallest redwood trees from Southern Oregon to Central California.

Experience Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats

In Western Utah, an ancient, dried lakebed is a magnet for both professional and amateur auto racing.

7 Places to See the Northern Lights in the U.S. and Beyond

Witness the stunning aurora borealis at one of these spots in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Norway, Sweden, and Washington.

4 Ideal Winter Desert Destinations

Planning a winter trip? There's nothing like hiking in the desert, and California, Nevada, and Utah have spectacular options.

20 Unique Travel Experiences to Have in 2020

This list is overflowing with things to do on your next adventure, whether you’re exploring your neighborhood or a new destination.

3 Walkable New York City Neighborhoods

Already been to the Statue of Liberty and Central Park? Three neighborhoods offer a fresh, delicious slice of the Big Apple.

Gourmet Weekend in McMinnville, Oregon

This Willamette Valley town is known for its winemaking and cuisine. You can also enjoy cool shops and a popular flight museum.

The West's Best City Parks

Escape the city in these exceptional green spaces.

Fabulous Fireplaces in the West

Via Readers share their favorite fireplaces in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.

How to Be a Disneyland Pro

Whether it's your first trip or your 20th, have your best trip yet to the Happiest Place on Earth with these tips.