Urban Putt mini golf, San Francisco, Calif., image

Old-school arcade games enchant visitors at eight fun venues California, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, and Utah.

Readers' Favorite

Couple walks on Crissy Field, view of Golden Gate Bridge, Calif., image
Former military fort at Rodeo Beach, Marin Headlands, Calif., image
Guests on the front porch of the Inn at the Presidio, Calif., image
Muir woods with hikers, Marin Headlands, Calif., image
Tortillas and pork at Arguello, restaurant in the Presidio, San Francisco, Calif., image
Trail to Point Bonita Lighthouse, Marin Headlands, Calif., image

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area includes more than 36 sites, where natural beauty and human history hide in plain sight.

Editors' Pick

Bob McMurray, founder of Old Butte Historical Adventures, Butte, Mont., image

Carpenter-turned-history-buff Bob McMurray founded Old Butte Historical Adventures in Butte, Mont.

City Sights

A collection of World War II–era planes lands a new home in Madras, Ore.

A 13-foot bronze statue of a Tyrannosaurus rex towers at the Tate Geological...

Since Disneyland first opened in July 1955, many visitors have yet to discover Sleeping...

Learn about pioneer history and find sculptures made of marine debris in Nevada and Oregon...

Oregon's beloved lighthouse 12 miles north of Florence has been restored to its orginal...

Natural Wonders

A springtime drive from King City to the California coast features carpets of purple...

Utah's Great Gallery in Canyonlands National Park features striking images, believed to be...

The horiculturalist's former living laboratory in Sebastopol, Calif., is now a haven for...

Exit Glacier, in Kenai Fjords National Park, is one of Alaska's most accessible glaciers....

From Death Valley to Hells Canyon, the West features some of the hottest, deepest, quietest...

Cool Keepsake

riverwater souvenirs, illustration by Michael Klein

Via readers write about their treasured travel mementos.

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