Whisk through a tropical canopy on a zip line, brave the sway of a suspension bridge, and clamber to the top of a 38-foot-tall tower at Maui's new ecofriendly adventure center, Kapalua Resort Mountain Outpost. Tours and activities $60 to $159. (877) 665-4386, www.kapalua.com.
The Arrow, a new Las Vegas trolley service, travels to attractions and hotels on the Strip. A day pass includes unlimited rides on the city's monorail ($10). www.vegas.com.
Le Rivage, a hotel sitting right on the Sacramento River, opened in the capital city in January. From $190. (916) 443-8400.
Zip between San Diego and San Francisco with Virgin America flights now offered three times daily. (877) 359-8474, www.virginamerica.com.
The new yurts at East Canyon State Park near Salt Lake City feature large decks, screened skylights, and views of the park's namesake reservoir. $60 per night. (800) 322-3770, www.stateparks.utah.gov.
A new book, Oh, Ranger!, features tales from the caretakers of our national parks about daring rescues, animal encounters, and park history, along with striking photos. $15. www.eparks.com/store.
Hike, bike, and camp in Oregon's new recreation area, L.L. Stub Stewart State Park. Thirty-one miles west of Portland, it comprises a lush landscape of wooded canyons and rolling hills. www.oregon.gov/oprd/parks.
In celebration of British Columbia's 150th birthday, the Royal B.C. Museum hosts Free Spirit: Stories of You, Me and BC, March 2008 to January 2009, showcasing artifacts that explore the history of the province. (250) 356-7226, www.freespiritbc.ca.
Follow the new Custer Country's Southeastern Montana Birding Trail map to seek out sharp-shinned hawks, great horned owls, and black-capped chickadees. (800) 346-1876, www.custercountry.com.
Art begets art in Inspiring Impressionism, an exhibit at the Denver Art Museum employing side-by-side comparisons of works by El Greco, Monet, Degas, and others to show how impressionist artists were inspired by their predecessors. Through May 25. (720) 865-5000, www.denverartmuseum.org.
You can now explore 160 miles of recently opened off-highway vehicle routes in Wyoming's Worland and Ten Sleep areas. Gravel roads and two-track trails wend through expanses of desert hugged by mountains. www.blm.gov/wy.
This article was first published in March 2008. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.