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Things to Do

Find things to do throughout the West in great cities like San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Portland. From historical sites to active adventures, Via gets the scoop on things to do this weekend and beyond.

10 Museums in the West to Explore From Home

It’s easier than ever to enjoy iconic collections from afar.

10 Animal Livestreams to Get Your Wildlife Fix

Catch up with your favorite animals between virtual hangouts with these wildlife livestreams.

8 Fun Things to Do at Home with Kids

Keep kids of all ages busy while you social distance at home with these activities.

How to Save Our Beaches from Plastic Pollution

A visit to Oregon's spectacular shore reveals the extent of our plastics problem—and what we can do to turn the tide.

Weekend Getaway in Prescott, Arizona

Once rough-and-tumble, Prescott has historic architecture, scenic surroundings, modern eats, and a watering hole or two.

Spring Weekend in Sutter Creek, California

Spring is the perfect time to head to the Sierra foothills for wildflowers, history, and wine country cuisine.

Pier 24 Photography in San Francisco

Emerging and veteran photographers show their work in this 28,000-square-foot former warehouse along San Francisco's Embarcadero.

Things to Do in Gilbert, Arizona

Celebrate Gilbert's centennial with first-rate, locally-produced food, photography galleries, wildlife, and views of the cosmos.

Things to Do in Pendleton, Oregon

Famed for its rodeos and woolen mills, this Oregon town also delights with its cultural centers, unique shops, and diverse eats.

Wondrous Waterfalls for Spring

Via Readers offer their favorite waterfalls around the West to visit during spring.

Spring in the Sierra: Crystal Peak Park

When Spring arrives, Crystal Peak Park makes a relaxing getaway to appreciate northern Nevada's history and natural beauty.

Explore Utah's Greater Zion Region

Discover what to do, see, and eat in Zion National Park and nearby towns and lesser-known, less-visited parks.