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.

City Guide: What to Do, See, and Eat in Petaluma, CA

Go back in time to historic California with a visit to this cozy riverside town 90 minutes north of San Francisco.

Romantic Crater Lake National Park Honeymoon

Celebrate your love among the majestic evergreens and the mesmerizing, cobalt blue lake at Crater Lake National Park.

Los Angeles City Guide: Explore L.A. on Foot

The energetic, diverse, creative city has so much more to offer than what most people see.

Why You Should Visit SF's Chinese Historical Society of America Museum

San Francisco's Chinese Historical Society of America Museum features noteworthy art and displays.

Hidden Gem: Honolulu's Lyon Arboretum

It's the most idyllic surprise in Hawaii—a palmy Eden five miles from Waikiki. And this year, it turns 100.

City Guide: Urban Fun Meets Outdoor Oasis in Salt Lake City, UT

In Salt Lake City you can go from coffee shop to slopes to distillery without driving more than 30 miles outside the city center. 

5 Things We Love About Pasadena, California

Art, science, architecture, parades, and burgers are 5 things we love about Pasadena, California.

City Guide: Everything You Need for a Perfect Trip to Seattle, WA

The high-tech boomtown offers natural splendor, fascinating history, and free-spirited fun to curious visitors.

Phoenix City Guide: Discover the Best of This Desert City

Come for the famously warm winter sun, stay for Phoenix’s hot haunts, desert beauty, and alfresco adventures.

The West’s Best Floating Bed and Breakfasts

For a night on the water, check in to one of these boat B&Bs docked along the West Coast from Victoria, B.C., to San Diego, CA.

Las Vegas City Guide: Where to Go On and Off the Strip

Get to know Las Vegas like a local, from downtown to Chinatown, Red Rock Canyon to Hoover Dam.

City Guide: What to See, Do, and Eat in Portland, Oregon

Get to know Portland like a local. Discover the best restaurants, microbreweries, food carts, outdoor activities, and oddities.