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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.

Weekend in Yachats, Oregon

Scout for whales, hunt for agates, or quaff local microbrews in a cozy coastal haven.

10 Winter Festivals Around the West

Fully embrace cold weather cheer with concerts, fireworks, dancing and more.

5 Hidden Gems in Mendocino County, California

Five great reasons to leave the beach and explore inland in Mendocino.

Storm Watching on the Oregon Coast

Fall is the time to catch the Oregon coast at its wildest glory. Or watch in comfort from these top storm-watching spots.

Riding the Napa Valley Wine Train

The Wine Train chugs past dozens of Napa Valley vineyards.

Frightful Fun During Halloween at Disneyland

See Monsters After Dark, Cars Land in ghoulish décor, and Jack Skellington’s Haunted Mansion during Halloween at Disneyland.

Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix Turns 80

Discover a desert wonderland in Phoenix's long-standing botanical garden.

7 Ways to Experience Fall Fun in the West

From apple picking to giant pumpkins, these festive fall activities will help you get into the spirit of the season.

City Guide: Things to do in Chico, CA

Visitors to Chico will find thriving craft breweries, a vibrant arts scene, and plenty of beautiful open space to roam.

Things to Do in Las Cruces, New Mexico

The lively city delights with a bustling downtown, stunning desert scenery, and a whole lot of chiles.

Best Rooftop Bars in the West

Here are seven of the top rooftop bars around the West where glorious panoramas are paired with delicious sips.

Fall Weekend in Gold Country: Grass Valley, California

Fall in gold country means harvest celebrations on local farms, revisiting mining history, and prime leaf peeping.