Spotlight

Silver bush lupine in California and Oregon, image

A springtime drive from King City to the California coast features carpets of purple lupines.

Readers' Favorite

Kings Canyon seen from Kings Canyon Scenic Byway, image
red car on road in Yosemite with view from Glacier Point, image
looking skyward at sequoias in Grant Grove in Kings Canyon National Park, image
the House Group, a stand of sequoias in Sequoia National Park, image

A spectacular three-day central California driving tour takes in the jewels of the Sierra: Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite National Parks.

Editors' Pick

Pelindaba Lavender fields with woman and child, image
orca jumping out of water, image
Lime Kiln Lighthouse, image
Roche Harbor in the San Juan Islands, image

Follow the San Juan Islands Scenic Byway to discover Washington's glittering archipelago.

Northern California

A drive through California's Sonoma Wine Country yields freshly picked produce, star chefs...

Fine wines, delicious eats, friendly people, great outdoors. Find all that and more in...

A writer and his family drive from Sacramento to Portland on Interstate 5. Their...

One of the West's most beautiful stretches of coast charms hikers, bohemians, literary...

Fresh oysters, pony rides, and whale sightings are just a few of the possibilities along...

Pacific Northwest

The back roads of Oregon’s fertile valley reveal lush scenery, small-town appeal, and...

Heading to the state’s Pacific coastline? We suggest where to stay, what to do, and where...

See carnivorous plants, stay at a glamorous lodge, and catch spectacular ocean views on...

Enjoy waterfalls and more while driving the Columbia River Gorge along the Oregon-...

Toast the Bard with a local wine or a melted-chocolate drink in this artsy home of the...

Rest of the West

Where do readers like to go on road trips? Anywhere in California, Utah, Oregon, Nevada,...

A twisting road in Idaho, the Wildlife Canyon Scenic Byway, overlooks a thundering river,...

If you're driving the Nevada State Route 375, aka the Extraterrestrial Highway, watch out...

Find Basque eats, big wildlife, sweet lakes, and tall trees on a dream highway from...

Answer the call of the open road with seven trips to see mighty rivers, red rock country,...

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