A string of beaches, a castle, and an interesting array of eateries make this coastside town south of San Francisco a perfect weekend getaway.

Readers' Favorite

Visit the four corners of Portland, Ore., to explore a cozy village, an urban wilderness, a new hipster haven, and the quirkiest street in town.

Editors' Pick

The great outdoors meet country charm in this small town located south of Lake Tahoe.

Urban Excursions

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

Oceanside fun, tasty eats, and California history converge in Santa Cruz.

Washington’s second-largest city has plenty to brag about.

The queen of the Central Valley has Old West charm and touts its farm-to-table dining....

Wyoming's capital, Cheyenne, offers museums, parks, shops, gardens, and restaurants that...

Outdoor Getaways

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

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

What’s so great about the Great Salt Lake? Spring is the best time to discover its secret...

Mammoth fun awaits in this quaint Oregon town on the Columbia River Gorge.

Check out these stops along Winnemucca to the Sea Highway, a picturesque road that winds...

Global Locales

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

Paris unfurls at your feet along its famed boulevard.

Passion and invention dance cheek to cheek in the Paris of South America: Buenos Aires,...

Stunning mountains, waterfalls, and centuries-old vineyards: Visit the gems of South...

Tuscany's famed bridge, the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy, is full of living history....

Special Interest

AAA shares seven important facts about what your policy covers.

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