Places to Visit

Discover the best places to visit in the USA, in western states like California, Hawaii, Arizona, and Oregon, and beyond. Find places to go with kids or on your own, and dive deep into vacation destinations across the West.

Things to do on a Weekend in Page, Arizona

Slot canyons, scenic viewpoints, and a Lake Powell are highlights of a visit.

10 Best Places to See Alpine Wildflowers in the West

Catch these summer delights before they’re gone.

Lake Tahoe Summer Fun Activities

Warm weather activities on, above, and along the water.

Readers' Secret Hideaways in Hawaii

Here are our readers' top picks for beaches, eats, and extraordinary things to do and see.

Where to See Fairytale Cottages in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Walk around this tiny coastal town to see storybook architecture brought to life.

River Getaways in the West

Swim, raft, fish, kayak, or just splash around at nine Western waterways.

A Weekend in Denali National Park

Six million acres of stunning wilderness await in Alaska's Denali National Park.

7 Quiet Island Escapes Around the West

Get away from it all at these lesser-visited enclaves.

7 Lesser-Known Lakes in Arizona

Take a dip, rent a boat, cast a line, or hike the shore at these glittering spots.

A Weekend in Juneau, Alaska

The state capital boasts massive rainforests, mountains, and glaciers.

The West’s Best Mountain Towns for Summer

Enjoy moderate temperatures, quiet hiking trails, craft food, and more.