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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.

16 Gorgeous Gardens in the West

From Oregon Garden to the San Francisco Botanical Gardens, springtime is when the West is in full bloom. Don't miss it.

12 Fun Things to Do at Home with Kids

Keep kids of all ages busy while you social distance at home with these activities.

How to Have Fun Outside All Winter Long

Before you mimic the hibernation of bears, get ideas for how you can easily, safely, and comfortably get outside this winter.

Best Drive-Through Holiday Lights in Arizona, Utah, and Nevada

Celebrate the season with a shimmering drive-through display in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah.

Best Places to See Holiday Lights by Car in the Bay Area

Don’t miss these 8 drive-through holiday light displays in Northern California.

9 Things to Do This Winter

Simple suggestions to help you get in the winter frame of mind.

How to Celebrate Day of the Dead

Attend an online festival or pay tribute to a loved one at home.

How to Have a Fun Halloween at Home

Bust out the Halloween fun at home this year.

Favorite Hiking Trails in the West

Ocean views, cool forests, and wildlife can be found on these treks in the West.

7 Awesome Arizona Hikes

From rare birds in Ramsey Canyon to city views above Tucson, here’s a list of seven scenic picks. 

6 Fun Fall Activities to Do While Social Distancing

Treat yourself—and your family—to a festive, socially-distant activity.

Weekend Getaway in Prescott, Arizona

Once rough-and-tumble, Prescott has historic architecture, scenic surroundings, modern eats, and a watering hole or two.