Visit Gilroy, Calif.
Spice up a getaway with top-notch shopping, wineries, and year-round events.

Intel Museum
Journey through decades of innovation in Santa Clara, Calif.

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Two national parks and three state parks in Utah’s red rock country.

World’s Tallest Trees
Legendary California redwoods in California’s scenic Humboldt County.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium, image
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Point Lobos and the Pacific, image
meatballs at La Balena, image
couple in Monterey on Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail, image
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California’s Highway 1 reveals adorable otters, friendly towns, and fabulous local flavors.

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The Molalla Country Farm Loop is a bountiful stretch of 21 miles.

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the coastline of the Pacific south of Big Sur, image
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Muir Woods, Marin County, Calif., image
Yosemite Valley, Calif., image
fishing boats at Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, Calif., image

Readers' picked our region's most awe-inspiring body of water, life-form, man-made structure, and swath of land.

Mizpah Hotel in Tonopah Nevada, picture

Between Reno and Las Vegas sits a town brimming with stories of Wyatt Earp, dark skies full of stars, and the artsy ghost town of Goldfield.

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Snow play areas for families offer perfect places for sledding, snow tubing, tobogganing, and cross-country skiing.

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Timberline Lodge in winter, image
Castle Geyser in Yellowstone in winter, image
Bryce Canyon in winter snow, image
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Yellowstone, Mt. Hood, and Bryce offer dramatic snowy landscapes along with outdoor excursions and wildlife viewing without the crowds of summer.

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The visually striking 1898 Historic Auburn Courthouse offers an overview of Placer County history in its museum.

Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, image

Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Calif., features more than a thousand acres of greenery, as well as two exellent museums.

Maine's Portland Head Lighthouse, image

An East Coast historic lighthouse, built more than two centuries ago, still casts a friendly light.

gondolier to Summit House Restaurant, image

Take a gondola to Summit House Restaurant that offers views of Mount Rainier and the surrounding Cascades.

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Member's recommend these outrageous ice cream offerings around Northern California, Nevada, Oregon, and Idaho.

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Ryan Saari brings beer, food, and charity together in an unusual pub in Portland, Ore.

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