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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.

Top Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Explore Yosemite with a hike to Vernal Fall, a bike ride, a drive to Glacier Point, and a visit to Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.

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.

3 Top Nature Spots for Winter Fun

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

Best Scenic Hikes in the East Bay

Here are three of our favorite walks in the East Bay.

Where to Ski in Arizona

Make tracks for three spots that are perfect for fun in the Arizona snow. 

7 Aerial Tram Rides in the West

These aerial gondolas and trams offer a new perspective on seven destinations in the West.

Explore San Francisco Like a Local

Choose your own adventure in six neighborhoods packed with old favorites and new twists.

Lake Hopping in Prescott, AZ

Prescott, Arizona's four surrounding lakes offer hiking, well-stocked fishing, camping, boating, rock climbing, and wildlife.

River Getaways in the West

Here are nine river retreats around the West for great rafting, kayaking, fishing, serious swimming, or just splashing around.

Things We Love about Lewistown, Montana

A small, historic mountain town features gorgeous views, country tunes, local art, and the Montana Winter Fair.

5 Oakland Neighborhoods to Explore on Foot

Come for the food, stay for Oakland’s charms. Here are five wonderful, walkable parts of the city—all packed with fun attractions.

California's Hanna House

When Frank Lloyd Wright designed Hanna House at Stanford, he created an architectural landmark—the first modern Western house.