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.

Glamping tent at Mendocino Grove in Mendocino, California.

5 Glamping Destinations in the West

Get adventurous while indulging your more opulent tastes at these luxury resorts under the stars.
The view of the Pacific Ocean from the Dillon Beach Resort in Bodega Bay, California.

5 Affordable Beach Vacation Spots in the West

From quiet hideaways to pristine sandy stretches, these less-crowded destinations have something for everyone.
an overhead view of Thai dishes at kin khao, San Francisco

11 Great San Francisco Neighborhood Restaurants

From casual to upscale, these are some of the best local spots to eat in San Francisco.
Spirit Island on a sunny day in Maligne Lake Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada.

8 Must-Visit National Parks in Western Canada

From turquoise waters to roaming bison, experience the country’s grand beauty and diverse ecosystems at these parks.
Alameda Theatre & Cineplex lit up at night

City Guide: What to Do and Eat in Alameda, CA

Discover the best things to see, eat, and do in Alameda.
highway 1 running alongside a beach near Half Moon Bay, California

Scenic Coastal Drives from Destination Cities

Leave the city behind for a day of natural beauty and scenic splendor.
Downtown Sausalito on a sunny day

No-Car-Necessary Trips From San Francisco

Leave your car at home and take other modes of transportation from San Francisco to see local sites.
A sailboat at sunrise on Flathead Lake near Kalispell, MT.

Spring Mountain Getaway in Kalispell, Montana

For a taste of the Old West—and an easy gateway to Glacier National Park—head to northwest Montana.
Hikers take in the views from McHugh Creek Bridge near Alaska's Turnagain Arm.

6 Easy Summer Day Trips in the West

Escape the crowds and enjoy a mini vacation at these spots.
The deck at Salmon Falls Resort in Ketchikan, Alaska at sunset.

6 Long Weekend Getaways in the West

Make the most of your next 3-day weekend at these destinations.
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.
Disneyland castle decorated for Walt Disney 100 anniversary.

What’s New at Disneyland This Summer

From Toontown’s reopening to new restaurants and shows, enjoy the latest happenings in the park.
Glass Beach in MacKerricher State Park glimmers in the sun

A Beach of Gems Near Fort Bragg

Just north of Fort Bragg, the ocean has polished bottles and ceramics into a rainbow of sea glass.
Valencia peak rising from the coastline in Montana de Oro State Park, California.

Favorite Hiking Trails in the West

Ocean views, cool forests, and wildlife can be found on these treks in the West.
Morning view of the cactus and succulent gardens looking towards Magma Ridge at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.

Spend a Weekend in 3 Arizona Mountain Towns

Discover the easygoing charm of the onetime mining burgs of Globe, Superior, and Miami, Arizona.