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.
Top Spots for Dinner and a Show in Cities Around the West
New and newly renovated theaters—and hip restaurants nearby—set the stage for a great night out in cities across the West.
Catalina Island: 5 Things We Love
Catalina Island is the perfect destination to escape the rush of Southern California. Head to Avalon for bites, shops, and views.
The Rapid Growth of Seattle and Where to Go Now
Seattle's neighborhoods bustle with eclectic shopping and hip dining, while its classic attractions enjoy modern updates.
A Weekend in Forest Grove, Oregon
In the hills west of Portland, you’ll find a classic small-town holiday festival, prime pinot noir, and supersize cinnamon buns.
Arizona’s Best Photo Ops
Top tips and best places for capturing Arizona’s stunning scenery by camera.
6 Great Children’s Museums for Outdoor Play
These kids' museums like the Children's Discovery Museum and the Portland Children’s Museum combine learning with outdoor fun.
Rosewood CordeValle: A Surprising Resort South of Silicon Valley
Rosewood CordeValle, near San Jose, California, reminds Via’s editor how to exceed expectations.
Best Stops Along I-80: From Vallejo to Davis
There are plenty of worthy stops to check out on your I-80 road trip from Vallejo to Davis and everywhere in-between.
How to Spend a Gourmet Day in Sebastopol, CA
Sebastopol, in Northern California’s wine country, is a foodie paradise.
Sea Ranch: Northern California’s Coastal Retreat
From the town of Point Arena to Salt Point State Park, unplug and unwind on this scenic stretch of rugged coastline.
San Francisco's Audium: A Journey for Your Ears
This sound-sculptured San Francisco space is all about the audible.
Why Barrio Logan is San Diego's Hot Spot
South of San Diego's lively Gaslamp Quarter, Barrio Logan beckons with new restaurants, attractions, and art galleries.