Cannery Row
The best ocean views, hotels, dining, shopping, and more in Monterey, Calif.

Lodi Wine Country
This California appellation in the Sacramento Valley boasts 85 wineries.

Viking River Cruises
Plan a European cruise and see the continent from an unusual and relaxing perspective.

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

VIA Poll

What is most enticing about taking a cruise:
alpacas at Marquam Hill, image

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

coastline looking south from McWay Rocks, near Big Sur, Calif., image
otter floating on its back in Monterey Bay, image
Multnomah Falls in Columbia River Gorge, image
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.

Hood strawberry, Hood River County, Oregon, image
basket of strawberries, Hood River County, Oregon, image

Oregon's Fruit Loop and Idaho's Gem County let you harvest regional fruit from early summer crops.

Port Costa, Calif., image

Historic Port Costa, with its enchanting main street, sits 40 minutes northeast of San Francisco but feels decades away in time.

People crossing the street on Main Street in Angels Camp, Calif., image

A small town in the Sierra foothills features Gold Rush era artifacts, artisan chocolates, and a famous frog-jumping contest.

a lookout tower at the Tillamook Forest Center, image

The Tillamook Forest Center tells a tale of rebirth.

lighthouse, Portland Head Light, Cape Elizabeth, Maine, image

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

kayaker on Tomales Bay, Marin County, Calif., image

On moonless nights, lights of another kind enchant evening kayakers along the California coast.

Hiker in Mount Tamalpais State Park, Calif., image

Gorgeous treks in California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington offer big rewards without the effort.

Ryan Saari poses with food at Oregon Public House, image

Ryan Saari brings beer, food, and charity together at the Oregon Public House.

Cynthia Ariosta with two pizzas at Saucy, in Ukiah, Calif., image
Server with two pizzas at Flying Pie Pizzaria in Boise, Idaho, image

Pizzerias offer delicious, creative toppings in California, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, and Utah.

Bottle of Koroneiki Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Willamette Valley, image

Taste fresh olive oil in Dayton, Ore., limited-edition chocolates in San Francisco, or lavender truffles in Missoula, Mont.

Travel Tips

A summer road trip can go a lot more smoothly if you plan ahead. Here are some tips.

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