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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.

8 Best RV and Camper Van Road Trips in the West

Discover the freedom of the open road along these eight routes.

Things to Do in Las Cruces, New Mexico

The lively city delights with a bustling downtown, stunning desert scenery, and a whole lot of chiles.

Fall Weekend in Gold Country: Grass Valley, California

Fall in gold country means harvest celebrations on local farms, revisiting mining history, and prime leaf peeping.

Wine Weekend in Walla Walla, Washington

A town in southeastern Washington has a lot to offer, from its foremost export, sweet onions, to lovely local wines.

Is Portland or San Francisco the Better Food City?

Two restaurant critics make their case for which is the better food city—San Francisco or Portland.

Wild West Road Trip Through Southeast Arizona

Road-trip through southeast Arizona and you'll find history in the cattle ranches, copper mines, ghost towns, and graveyards.

Driving Highway 38 to the Southern Oregon Coast

Follow the Umpqua to the Pacific, and you'll find historic towns and great eats along the way.

Things to Do in North Lake Tahoe

On the lake's quieter side, North Lake Tahoe lures visitors year-round with its crisp air, clear water, and big views.

Napa and Sonoma Come Back to Life After Fires

California's Napa and Sonoma wine country is bouncing back after the devastating wildfires of 2017.

Scenic Utah Getaway: Sundance Mountain Resort

Small and out of the way by design, Sundance is known for its sweeping Wasatch Mountain views and vibrant fall colors.

Explore Glacier National Park's Fiery Past

Three past fires showcase how Montana's crown jewel revives after it burns.

Rediscovering Columbia River Gorge After Eagle Creek Fire

Columbia Gorge visitors rediscover a resilient landscape as it heals from the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.