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.

4 Great Walkable Neighborhoods in San Francisco

Explore these four diverse neighborhoods on foot and discover the real San Francisco.

6 Honeymoon Destinations in the West

Plan the honeymoon of your dreams at these nearby Western romantic escapes.

Returning to Paradise: What to Expect on Your Next Trip to Hawaii

The islands are welcoming back visitors—here's what's changed while you were away and what you need to do in order to visit.

Explore and Relax on Arizona’s 'West Coast'

Find beaches, cool water, and solitude at this desert oasis.

Favorite Places to Picnic in the West

AAA Members offer up their favorite places to picnic around the West.

Fall Road Trip Along the Sonoma Coast

Come fall, the fog and the crowds dissipate, and the road is wide open.

Favorite Hiking Trails in the West

Ocean views, cool forests, and wildlife can be found on these treks in the West.

Best Places to Enjoy Fall Color in Arizona

Escape into fall on one of these day trips or hikes in across Arizona.

10 Arizona Day Trips

Beat the heat and take a day trip to Bisbee, Prescott Valley, Route 66, and other lovely destinations in Arizona this summer.

Water Trails in the West

Five water trails offer a unique way to explore natural areas from the comfort of a kayak or canoe.

Weekend Getaway in Prescott, Arizona

Once rough-and-tumble, Prescott has historic architecture, scenic surroundings, modern eats, and a watering hole or two.

Volcanoes of the West

Here are some of the best places around the West for a volcano vacation.