Put these five south-of-the-border eateries at the top of your list next time you visit the Salinas Valley.
Check out Kolob Canyons in Zion's northwest corner for a less-visited, but spectacular, backcountry.
Whether you like history, architecture, flowers, or birding, the Old City Cemetery makes for a fascinating day trip.
Swim with a manta ray, sail on a zip line through a lush forest, explore a volcanic landscape, and ride a horse into an Edenic valley on the Big Island.
Like quirky roadside attractions? Check out this sky-high thermometer in Baker, Calif.
Four wineries in the Napa Valley—Artesa, Castello di Amorosa, Darioush, and Quixote—offer stunning buildings along with classy vintages.
Need a break from when you're driving I-5 in Northern California? An oasis of refreshing water in the foothills of Mount Shasta provides a needed break.
Four museums in the West—de Young, Getty Center, Natural History Museum of Utah, and the Denver Art Museum—have buildings that are as stunning as the art and artifacts inside them.
On the Big Island of Hawaii bakeries serve treats that range from traditional to creative, with many showcasing the state's bounty of tropical fruits.
Four outdoorsy spots in Contra Costa County come with surprise attractions and stellar views of the San Francisco Bay Area.