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.

6 Best Spas in Las Vegas

Beyond the roulette wheels and slots, discover an assortment of spas that have helped make Vegas a city where revelry meets zen.

Whale Watching Getaway in Depoe Bay, Oregon

Cruising down the Oregon Coast, you'll find one of the Northwest's best spots to see whales. (The seafood is pretty great, too.)

Downtown Tucson Weekend Escape

The Old Pueblo lures travelers with a soulful parade, stunning outdoor art, and a sizzling food and drink scene.

Your Guide to San Diego, CA

From the hippest neighborhoods and top restaurants to the best beaches, here’s everything you need for a trip to this coastal gem.

5 Western Whitewater Rafting Trips to Take in the Fall

Whitewater rafting doesn’t end on Labor Day. Experience some of the best rafting trips and runs in the West through fall.

Best Disneyland Shows to Snag a Front Row Seat

Disneyland's fireworks and parades draw attention, but the resort offers other imaginative performances that are not as packed.

Best Hip Mini Golf Courses in the West

These mini golf destinations in the West are made for fun; sip on craft beer and cider on the 9-hole course at Flatstick Pub.

Top Things to Do in Pescadero, California

An hour away—but worlds apart—from San Francisco, a former stagecoach stop provides big coastal views and simple pleasures.

Top 5 New Things to do at Pixar Pier

Disneyland’s California Adventure has been revamped to make way for Pixar’s beloved characters. Here’s everything you need to try.

Top 5 Escape Rooms Across the West

If you love mysteries, puzzles, and thrills, consider booking an escape room and see if you and your friends can solve the clues.

Top Tips for Outside Lands

Follow these key music festival tips to ensure the best time at Outside Lands in San Francisco this summer.

The West's Most Alluring Urban Hikes

Escape the bustle of city life with these scenic and soothing urban hikes in Portland, San Francisco, Boise, and more.