Your next great summer vacation

The West's amazing beaches, drives, city getaways, and wild places

Plan a great vacation outdoors

Your guide to the West's top national parks, monuments, and campgrounds

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Stay at Kalaloch beach for stunning views of Pacific surf and seastacks

The West's best national parks

What to do and where to stay at the West's stunning national parks


Best new wilderness escape: Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge

Top 10 national park lodges

A visit to one of these lodges can change your vacation from good to unforgettable


Channel Islands beach

Top 10 national park beaches

10 scenic spots to swim, float, and soak in the sun at the West's amazing national parks


Devil's Tower National Monument, Wyoming

Top 9 National Monuments

Build a great vacation around a spectacular island, forest, cliff dwelling, canyon, fossil bed, tower, or volcano


West's amazing places: San Rafael Swell, Utah

14 national treasures in the West

These unique landscapes have been suggested for national monument status. But you don't have to wait for Washington, D.C., to decide. Here's where to go right now.


camping Point Reyes

Find the right campground for you

We play matchmaker, pairing your camping personality with places you're sure to love


Warner Lake

24 best last-minute camping sites

Enjoy a hassle-free camping trip at these top campgrounds that don't require reservations



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