Contributing Writer, Via
Articles by Laura Kiniry
7 Best National Park Campgrounds in the West
Set up camp inside these iconic parks.
How to Get a Campsite When Everything is Booked
Follow these 5 tips to secure a spot and ensure you have the best camping experience possible.
Affordable Ways to Enjoy National Park Hotels
You don't have to break the bank to enjoy the perks at top national park hotels.
7 Affordable Spring Break Spots in the West
From family adventures to quiet retreats, here's where to escape on a budget.
9 Best Hot Chocolates in the West
Warm up with a steaming cup of hot cocoa.
5 Natural Ice Skating Spots in the West
Glide across these beautiful frozen waters.
Nevada State Parks Will Require Reservations in 2023
The new system will start rolling out at the most popular parks first.
When to Book Popular Campgrounds in the West
It’s nearly time to book your summer camping trip at these beloved spots.
Best Places to See Holiday Lights by Car in the Bay Area
Don’t miss these 8 drive-through displays in Northern California.
12 Best Cinnamon Rolls in the West
From heavily-frosted diner delights to perfectly coiled pastries, these treats are worth the drive.
The West's Most Alluring Urban Hikes
Opt for a relaxing hike in some of the West's bustling cities.
Free Things to Do in Your Favorite California Cities
You don’t have to break your budget to enjoy the Golden State’s vibrant destination cities.
The Best Haunted Houses and Corn Mazes in the West
Get in the Halloween spirit with these local attractions.
8 Stunning Places to Visit by Train
Take the train to these inviting cities in Alaska, Arizona, California, and more.
7 Late Summer Day Trips
It’s not too late to sneak in a road trip.