Washington's Cedar Creek Grist Mill on a river, image

Watch sawmills and gristmills operate at six historic sites in California, Oregon, and Washington.

Readers' Favorite

Turret Arch, Arches National Park, Utah, image

A magnificent park in southern Utah, Arches National Park, puts on a cool rock show.

Editors' Pick

view of the Buttermilk Bend Trail in South Yuba River State Park, image

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

City Sights

Celebrations last through the summer in the San Juan Islands. Plan ahead and join the...

Up, up and away at these museums of flight in the western United States.

Guests at an Astoria, Ore., hotel can ride in style in a 1958 Chevrolet Biscayne.

Clarinetist and saxophonist Ken Peplowski talks American music and the highlight of his...

Even if you're not taking the train, the historic Union Station in Portland, Ore., is well...

Natural Wonders

Visit the world's only captive geyser in Soda Springs, Idaho.

Visit one of the westernmost stretches of pavement in the continental United States, along...

Dive into summer at the West’s splashiest destinations, where fresh water delivers cool...

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

Visit bluffs, forests, and waterfalls along eleven hiking trails in California, Oregon,...

Cool Keepsake

Carousel snow leopard leaps

Salt Lake City's zoo has a carousel filled with hard-carved and hand-painted endangered animals.

Save On Fun Attractions

From Disney® and Universal Studios to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, San Francisco’s California Academy of Science and more, AAA Members save on tickets to theme parks and attractions coast-to-coast. Save now.