Las Vegas & Southern Nevada

Explore things to do in Las Vegas. See the engineering marvel of the Hoover Dam, revel in the wide-open spaces of Nevada's deserts, and behold the bright lights, great hotels, and world-class restaurants of the Sin City Strip.

Open highway near Death Valley National Park

Death Valley Road Trip: Vegas to Mt. Charleston

This desert road trip brims with life.
dramatic Fire Wave sandstone formation with woman standing in distance at Valley of Fire State Park in Moapa Valley, Nevada

Spring Getaway to Moapa Valley, Nevada

Spring’s mild temperatures make it the perfect time to explore Nevada's Moapa Valley.
The Eagle in the Olympic Sculpture Park in Seattle, Washington

Free Things to Do Throughout the West

Experience your favorite cities without busting your budget.
Platter of tacos with salsa at Tacolicious in California

Top Tacos in the West

When your taco craving strikes, satisfy with one of these best bites.
A family rides a railbike in Carson City, Nevada.

Pedal the Railroads of the West

Traverse breathtaking scenery and explore historic terrain on a railbike adventure.
water cuts through grasslands just outside of Las Vegas in Clark County Wetlands Park, image

Top Las Vegas Attractions and Secret Gems

See two sides to Las Vegas—both of which are sure to wow.
Hoover Dam under overcast skies, image

Visiting Boulder City and the Hoover Dam

History lives on in Boulder City, Nevada, the town built to support the Hoover Dam.
Poipu Beach in Kauai, Hawaii on a clear day

Best Babymoon Destinations in the West

From vibrant cities to sandy beaches, the top spots for your pre-baby vacation.
St. Patricks Day parade in Butte, MT

Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

If corned beef isn’t your jam, the West delivers other ways to enjoy St. Paddy’s Day fun.
Liberty Lake surrounded by green, leafy trees under blue, partly cloudy sky at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City, Utah, picture

The West's Best City Parks

Step into nature and let the kids explore at one of these great urban parks around the West.
Lowell Observatory exterior on a starry night in Flagstaff, Arizona, picture

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

Celebrate the golden anniversary of the moon landing this summer at 10 western destinations.
fried chicken sandwich and crinkle fries at Pretty Bird in Salt Lake City, Utah, picture

6 Must-Try Chicken Restaurants in the West

Creative chefs are taking chicken seriously—with delicious results.
riders on the X-Scream, Las Vegas, Nevada, image

Las Vegas's Extreme Rides and Experiences

Thrills, chills, jolts of adrenaline—these rides and experiences will get your heart pumping.
A view of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, image

Summerlin, Nevada: Las Vegas Without the Hustle

A flourishing dining and shopping scene has this neighborhood at Vegas's edge buzzing.
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How to Save Money While Visiting Las Vegas

You don't have to spend big to live large in Las Vegas, Nevada's Sin City.