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.

5 Gold Country Towns Worth a Visit

These towns along California’s Highway 49 into the Sierras rival one another in Gold Rush-era attractions and outdoor splendor. 

5 Things We Love About Portland's Old Town Chinatown

Visit Portland's Chinatown where a historic, hidden world evolved into one of Oregon's favorite neighborhoods.

Denny Dyke's Walkable Art in Oregon

Denny Dyke and his Circles in the Sand team rake labyrinths onto the beach at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint in Bandon, Oregon.

A Visit to San Francisco's Changing Bayview District

San Francisco's Bayview District is up-and-coming with tasty spots. Stop by Fox and Lion bakery then Seven Stills for a whiskey.

Death Valley Winter Weekend Getaway

Death Valley has more to offer than just the lowest point in the hemisphere, and makes a great winter getaway spot.

Douglas, Arizona: Copper Town With a Colorful Past

Douglas, Arizona, is rich with historic landmarks, stunning desert scenery, cultural diversity, and a national wildlife refuge.

Midtown Sacramento Weekend Trip

The thriving neighborhood east of the state capitol features historic houses, one-of-a-kind shops, and delicious eats. 

Which Hawaiian Island Is Right for You?

Each island delights, but which one is just right? Harness your inner Goldilocks and discover your ideal vacation. 

Delicious Food Halls Around the West

These modern food courts around the West bring together restaurants and other food purveyors under one roof.

No-Car-Necessary Trips From San Francisco

You don’t need a car to explore beyond San Francisco. Take a bus, train, bike, or ferry to see the best of the Bay Area. 

7 Top North Lake Tahoe Restaurants

Nothing works up an appetite quite like a snow day. Warm up and chow down at one of these favorite North Lake Tahoe restaurants.

6 Great Cities to Visit in Winter

Whether you want to play in the snow or get as far from it as possible, here are six destinations perfect for this time of year.