Visit Tri-Valley
California’s hidden wine country east of San Francisco.

Cannery Row
Monterey’s hotels, restaurants, nightlife, and wine tasting.

Redwood Coast
See the world’s tallest trees, only in Humboldt.

Explore Fairfield, Calif.
Home to Jelly Bellies and Suisun Valley wines.


Silverton OR
April 25, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Salem Oregon
April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014
Half Moon Bay CA
April 27, 2014
Coos Bay, Garibaldi, Newport, Astoria OR
May 2, 2014 - June 2, 2014

VIA Poll

What the most important thing you need on a road trip:

Fine wines, delicious eats, friendly people, great outdoors. Find all that and more in California’s charmed Anderson Valley.

Find Basque eats, big wildlife, sweet lakes, and tall trees on a dream highway from Winnemucca, Nevada, to the California coast.

If you're driving the Nevada State Route 375, aka the Extraterrestrial Highway, watch out for UFOs.

South Yuba River State Park near Nevada City, Calif., has trails with river views and wildflowers.

It’s not all arcade games, corn dogs, and kitsch in Oregon’s historic beach town.

Samantha Murray watches over 124 marine protected areas along the California Coast.

Here are eight of the most incredible don't-miss sights in our amazing national parks.

A bridge becomes an artist's shimmering canvas in San Francisco.

Antique Chinese apothecary jars, part of a collection of Asian immigrants' artifacts, feature in a collection at Boise's Idaho State Historical Museum.

We asked and Via readers responded with hundreds of delightful restaurant ideas to tickle a traveler’s taste buds in California, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, and Utah. Picking a few dozen proved to be a delicious challenge.

Try dozens of inventive twists on grilled cheese sandwiches at restaurants and food trucks in nine Western states.

Author and radio host Lisa Morrison discusses the thriving beer scene in Portland, Ore.

Travel Tips

Summer is a great time to ride recreational vehicles such as motorboats and ATVs, but use caution and common sense.

AAA News and Benefits

Save on Amtrak fares, Mother's Day flowers, and Roaring Springs Waterpark in Meridian, Idaho.