Coit Tower, image
Cupid's Span in San Francisco, image
detail of the Maxine Albro mural California, image
girl jumps at Colored Shadows exhibit at the Exploratorium, image
man looks at Alexander the Great at the Museum of the African Diaspora, image
portrait of Chef Aaron London, image
the interior columns of the Fairmont, image
tuna, English pea curry, and pickled strawberry dish at Al's Place, image
woman and girl fly a kite on Marina Green in San Francisco, image
Yerba Buena Gardens on a sunny day, image

Choose your own adventure in six neighborhoods packed with old favorites and new twists.

Readers' Favorite

Santorini Greece, image

The Greek isle of Santorini is picture perfect.

Editors' Pick

View of Chugach Mountains in Seward, Alaska, image

Wildlife, mountain views, seafood and a mighty glacier awe visitors to Seward, on Alaska's Kenai peninsula.

Urban Excursions

Vancouver's neighbor to the south has it all: food, culture, and nature.

No longer just a stop en route to Yellowstone, this burgeoning Montana city earns its...

The state's northeastern outpost provides a relaxing base for exploring scenic Wallowa Lake...

Historic Port Costa, with its enchanting main street, sits 40 minutes northeast of San...

A small town in the Sierra foothills features Gold Rush era artifacts, artisan chocolates,...

Outdoor Getaways

Explore a trio of towns along Highway 126 for a sampler of central Oregon sights and...

Enormous, magnificent, and free of crowds, Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument is...

These days Jackson Hole is jumping with Fall activities.

Milo McIver State Park southeast of Portland offers swimming, horse-friendly trails, and a...

Explore the John Day River at Oregon's newest state park.

Global Locales

Europe’s top destinations remain locked in eternal rivalry as they vie for your heart—and...

A castle fit for a fairytale awaits in Germany along the Rhine River.

A reconstructed Buddhist temple in Japan is covered in gold leaf.

Escape to the Mexican Riviera, take a train through the Canadian Rockies, or cruise Europe'...

Enjoy the slow life in the villages of the Cinque Terre on the Italian Riviera.

Special Interest

AAA shares seven important facts about what your policy covers.

AAA inspector reviews hotel room for Diamond rating, image

Inspector 580 keeps her identity a secret but reveals how she rates hotels and restaurants for AAA Diamonds.