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.

Wild West Weekend in Casper, Wyoming

You won't be bored in historic Casper, Wyoming. Choose from activities like disc golf, art walks, and shopping for cowboy boots.

Food Adventures in Vancouver, British Columbia

From sustainable seafood to Asian fusion "schnacks," discover a bounty of edible adventures in Canada’s culinary capital.

5 U.S. Historic Trails Reveal the Wild West

Follow in the footsteps of a Juan Bautista de Anza, the Nez Perce, ancient Hawaiians, Western traders, and Alaskan mushers.

A Weekend in California's Amador Wine Country

Just an hour east of Sacramento, Amador County offers delectable wine, beer, and eats, plus at least one particularly sweet stay.

11 Urban Oases in the West

A Japanese garden, a rooftop sanctuary, and other bits of greenery provide respite in 11 cities in the West.

Choteau, Montana: 4 Things We Love

Discover picturesque Helena-Lewis & Clark National Forest and dig for dinosaur bones in central Montana.

Must-See Animals at the San Diego Zoo

You don't have to travel the globe to see Galápagos tortoises, giant pandas, and orangutans—just visit the San Diego Zoo. 

5 Things We Love About Warrenton, Oregon

Stroll along waterfront trails, dig razor clams, and peek into Oregon's history at the mouth of the Columbia River in Warrenton.

A Perfect Weekend in Pocatello, Idaho

Enjoy the great outdoors around "Poky." In-town lures include antique stores and unusual museums.

Spring Getaway to Moapa Valley, Nevada

Spring is the perfect time to explore gorgeous geology at Valley of Fire State Park and ancient history at the Lost City Museum.

Ultimate Monterey Coast Road Trip

California's Highway 1 reveals adorable otters, friendly towns, and fabulous local flavors.

3 Top Nature Spots for Winter Fun

Yellowstone, Mt. Hood, and Bryce offer dramatic snowy landscapes along with outdoor excursions and wildlife viewing.