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 Things We Love About Warrenton, Oregon

Stroll along waterfront trails, dig razor clams, and peek into Oregon's history at the mouth of the Columbia River in Warrenton.

A Perfect Weekend in Pocatello, Idaho

Enjoy the great outdoors around "Poky." In-town lures include antique stores and unusual museums.

Spring Getaway to Moapa Valley, Nevada

Spring is the perfect time to explore gorgeous geology at Valley of Fire State Park and ancient history at the Lost City Museum.

Ultimate Monterey Coast Road Trip

California's Highway 1 reveals adorable otters, friendly towns, and fabulous local flavors.

3 Top Nature Spots for Winter Fun

Yellowstone, Mt. Hood, and Bryce offer dramatic snowy landscapes along with outdoor excursions and wildlife viewing.

Outrageous Ice Cream Flavors

Members recommend these outrageous ice cream offerings around Northern California, Nevada, Oregon, and Idaho.

Palm Springs Winter Escape

Palm Springs and Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California's deserts peak in winter with hip offerings and adventure.

Top Las Vegas Attractions and Secret Gems

See two sides to Las Vegas—both of which are sure to wow.

Reno's Rocking Midtown District

The center of Reno, Nevada, is crammed with unique shops and hearty fare.

Readers' Secret Hideaways in Hawaii

Here are our readers' top picks for the most beautiful beaches, scrumptious eats, and extraordinary things to do and see.

7 Pet-Friendly Spots in Oregon

Readers share their top pet-friendly hotels and restaurants in Oregon.

4 Purfect Cat Cafés in the West

Patrons play with cats as they sip lattes in a growing number of cafes in the West, including California and Colorado.