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.

What's New at Zoos and Aquariums in the West

Unique creatures, family programs, and more.

Explore Utah's Greater Zion Region

Here's what to do, see, and eat in and around Zion National Park.

New Hiking and Biking Trails in the West

Here are eight new trails, from cross-state bike routes to family-friendly hikes.

Best Places to See Wildflowers in Arizona

Discover 6 prime blooming destinations across the state.

Favorite Gardens in the West

See hydrangeas, tulips, roses, and more bountiful blooms.

Pedal the Railroads of the West

Traverse breathtaking scenery and explore historic terrain on a railbike adventure.

11 Spots to Camp Without the Crowds

Get off the beaten track and enjoy some serenity.

5 Oakland Neighborhoods to Explore on Foot

Here are five wonderful, walkable parts of underrated Oakland—all packed with fun attractions.

7 Spots to See Cherry Blossoms in the West

From California to Utah, delight in these magical displays.

Top Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Want to cover a lot of ground on a quick trip to one of the West's best national parks? Here's how.

6 Travel-List Experiences, Right Here in the West

Whatever your dream, you can make it come true, here in your own backyard.

5 Ways to Experience the Majestic Colorado Plateau

Explore the Four Corners region’s geology and history.