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.

Weekend in Truckee, California

Strategically situated just north of Tahoe, near eight resorts, it's a great place to hang out even if you don't ski.

Highway 1 Road Trip: Santa Cruz to Big Sur

Explore one of the most famous—yet undeveloped—stretches of California’s coastal highway from Santa Cruz to Big Sur.

Ice Castles in Midway, Utah

Experience a frigid fantasyland made from 250 million pounds of ice.

Unique Romantic Getaways in the West and Beyond

There’s plenty to love at these special spots perfect for a romantic getaway.

Must-Visit Spots and Hidden Gems in Phoenix

Discover the Valley of the Sun's greatest hits and the best of its B-side.

8 Best Museums for Kids in the West

These grown up museums in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Wyoming are kid-friendly and entertaining at every age.

Best Places to See Redwoods

Stand under the tallest redwood trees from Southern Oregon to Central California.

Experience Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats

In Western Utah, an ancient, dried lakebed is a magnet for both professional and amateur auto racing.

7 Places to See the Northern Lights in the U.S. and Beyond

Witness the stunning aurora borealis at one of these spots in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Norway, Sweden, and Washington.

4 Ideal Winter Desert Destinations

Planning a winter trip? There's nothing like hiking in the desert, and California, Nevada, and Utah have spectacular options.

20 Unique Travel Experiences to Have in 2020

This list is overflowing with things to do on your next adventure, whether you’re exploring your neighborhood or a new destination.

3 Walkable New York City Neighborhoods

Already been to the Statue of Liberty and Central Park? Three neighborhoods offer a fresh, delicious slice of the Big Apple.