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.

14 Fantastic Bike Paths in the West

Easy bike paths in California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington provide plenty of car-free pedal fun.

Sedona, Arizona, Weekend Getaway

This artsy enclave's breathtaking red rocks and sublime food scene nourish both body and soul.

Family-Friendly Dude Ranches in the West

Play and relax at these inviting guest ranches.

5 Glamping Destinations in the West

Get adventurous while indulging in your more opulent side at these luxury glamping resorts in California and Wyoming.

Best Arizona Dude Ranches

Discover 15 modern-day dude ranches that let you experience Arizona's wide-open spaces in luxury.  

10 Quiet Beaches in the West

10 crowd-free beaches to sink your toes into the sand.

10 Unexpected Places to Cool Off in Arizona

Chill out on these six outdoorsy escapes around Arizona.

Beach Weekend in Capitola, California

A charming coastal town near Santa Cruz offers shopping, sunshine, and dining with a view.

Southern Oregon Coast Scenic Road Trip: Coos Bay to Brookings

Sea stacks and steam engines, mighty rivers and mouthwatering meals--the Pacific Coast Scenic Byway has lots to see and do.

Weekend Getaway in Stanley, Idaho

In the shadow of the jagged Sawtooth Mountains, this summertime retreat for outdoor adventures turns it up when the sun goes down.

Fall Weekend in Lincoln City, Oregon 

Lincoln City in autumn means good eats, waterfall hikes, treasure hunting, secret beaches, and prehistoric fossils.

Favorite Beaches in the West

Find your ideal escape along the West Coast, from hidden tropical oases to shorelines perfect for a stroll.