Things to Do

Find things to do throughout the West in great cities like San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Portland. From historical sites to active adventures, Via gets the scoop on things to do this weekend and beyond.

A family wanders through Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale, Arizona

10 Best Places for Indoor Fun This Summer in Arizona

Fill your family's calendar with cool adventures in art, science, sports, and more.
A family hike on a trail in Grand Teton National Park.

7 Fun Things to do in the Summer with Kids

Enjoy the best of the West with these family-friendly summer activities.
A couple truck camping in Kaibab National Forest.

11 Spots to Camp Without the Crowds

Get off the beaten track and enjoy some serenity.
Fourth of July fireworks over the water in South Lake Tahoe, California

Where to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks

From Las Vegas to Anchorage, there's an Independence Day fireworks display in the sky near you.
A quillber at Animal Ark in Reno, Nevada rides in a wagon.

8 Animal Sanctuaries to Visit in the West

These ethically run homes for adorable creatures allow visitors to get up close and personal.
Everclear plays on stage at the Mesa Music Festival in Arizona.

8 Free Spring and Summer Festivals in Arizona

Fill your calendar with these budget-friendly bashes, classes, and parades.
Athena Photography / Downtown Missoula Partnership

8 Best Walking Tours in the West

Discover the best food and wild history in these towns and cities.
A mural covers the multi-story women's building in San Francisco's Mission District.

Favorite Public Art Spots in California

AAA Members share historic murals and gorgeous sculptures scattered throughout the state.
Wildflowers bloom beneath Picacho Peak in Arizona.

Where to See Wildflowers in the West

When spring arrives, wildflowers paint the West in a rainbow of colors.
Canoes and row boats on the dock at Swiftcurrent Lake in Glacier National Park, Montana.

9 Quintessential Montana Experiences

Get to know the state like a local.
Snow on the ground in Sedona, Arizona.

8 Affordable Winter Date Ideas in Arizona

These budget friendly activities will capture your heart.
AAA Members outside of an outdoor skating rink in winter.

6 Winter Date Ideas You Haven’t Thought of Yet

Valentine’s Day isn't the only time to do something special this season.
Devil's Slide Trail on a sunny day along a portion of Highway 1 south of Pacifica

Beautiful Beginner Hikes in Northern California

Start off with gorgeous winter hikes that keep you active without wearing you out.
two skiers riding downhill at Alpine Meadows resort with Lake Tahoe in the background

San Francisco to Tahoe Without a Car

A set of wheels isn’t required to reach Northern California’s top winter destination.
Yosemite National Park's firefall lit up at sunset.

10 Must-Do Winter Activities in California

Get out of the house and play this season.