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.

City Guide: Things to do in Chico, CA

Visitors to Chico will find thriving craft breweries, a vibrant arts scene, and plenty of beautiful open space to roam.

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.

Best Rooftop Bars in the West

Here are seven of the top rooftop bars around the West where glorious panoramas are paired with delicious sips.

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.

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.

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.

10 End of Summer Food Festivals in the West

From tacos to garlic ice cream, crawfish to craft brews, indulge in the many imaginative foods at these late-summer festivals.

8 Disneyland Tips for Adults

There’s no such thing as too old for Disneyland.

Lake Tahoe Summer Family Vacation Guide

Whether you hike and camp or relax on the beach at the resort, craft an unforgettable family trip to Lake Tahoe.

A Weekend Away in Tomales Bay, CA

Explore the soothing North Coast's coastline alongside hearty bites of cheese and oysters in Point Reyes, Inverness, and Tomales Bay.

How to Make a Campfire (and S’mores!)

Ignite your love for campfire cooking with these simple instructions for building a campfire and making perfectly melted s'mores.

10 Places to Celebrate the Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary

Celebrate the golden anniversary of the moon landing this summer, at western destinations that bring the cosmos a little closer.