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.
Aviation Museums in the West
Up, up and away at these museums of flight in the western United States.
Wilderness Walks in the West
Visit bluffs, forests, and waterfalls along eleven hiking trails in California, Oregon, Nevada, and Utah, for loads of summer fun.
Whale Watching in the West
An encounter with the West Coast’s most impressive creatures can be a mighty adventure when you know the best times and places.
Weekend in San Francisco's SoMa
Head to San Francisco'c south of Market for sculpture gardens, a museum celebrating Black cultures, burger bots, and Ping-Pong.
10 Classic Summer Activities
Here are 10 classic summer pleasures, from state parks to state fairs, beach boardwalks, outdoor music and movies to sweet treats.
Things to Do in Albany, Oregon
In one of the Willamette Valley's oldest towns, experience history, great food, and ride a beautifully restored wooden carousel.
In Praise of Solo Travel
Traveling on your own can mean discovery, spontaneity, and enjoying the freedom you may not have otherwise.
Las Vegas's Extreme Rides and Experiences
Swim with sharks, fly through the air on a zip line, and do flips in an aerobatic aircraft in the wild world of Las Vegas.
Best Summer Fruit U-Pick Spots
Try one of these popular u-pick farms and orchards for the best fruit in the West.
The Ultimate Guide to Santa Fe, New Mexico
History, cultural and creativity collide in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Here's what to see, do, and eat when visiting the city.
Watch Sandhill Cranes Take Flight in Lodi, California
The spectacle of gigantic birds and the promise of fine vintages lure travelers to the Central Valley.
Mule Rides in the Grand Canyon and Beyond
Mules offer a smooth and sure-footed ride, especially on rough terrain.