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.

Off-the-Beaten Path Places to Visit in 2022

Seven suggestions for taking the road less-traveled.

Weekend Getaway in Olympia, Washington

The capital city welcomes winter with peak seafood and walks along Puget Sound.

8 Winter Wonders in the West

Experience the season’s magic at these unique winter destinations.

Tucson: The Southwest's Best Affordable Escape

The soul of Tucson is in the splendor of its landscape, local art, world-renowned cuisine, and affordable resorts.

Where to See Arizona's Wondrous Wildlife

A guide along with tips to safely observing six remarkable animals at Arizona's public parks and accredited zoos.

Reno, Nevada: Exploring the Biggest Little City in the World

What to do, where to eat, and where to shop in Reno.

Portland's Beloved Powell’s Bookstore

Portland’s iconic bookstore turns 50 this year.

Weekend Getaway in Long Beach, WA

Explore long stretches of gorgeous beach and fresh local shellfish on this sandy jetty.

Favorite Snow Spots in the West

Via Members offer their favorite destinations for outdoor winter fun.

Things to Do in Sisters, Oregon

On the east side of the Cascades there's a great base camp for outdoor winter fun that's also big on holiday spirit.

Stunning Waterfalls Around the World

Experience the world's most exciting waterfalls on your next vacation to the Great Cascades.

7 Beautiful Coastal Hikes in the West

Mountains have towering forests, but it can be hard to beat coastal trails in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, and Hawaii.