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.

Discover Garfield County
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.

VIA Poll

What was the theme of your last trip?:
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The Molalla Country Farm Loop is a bountiful stretch of 21 miles.

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

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

View of the Burlington Hotel in Port Costa, image

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

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

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Visit the Tillamook Forest Center and learn how a burned out area came back to life.

Maine's Portland Head Lighthouse, image

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

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

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

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

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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