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Things to Do

Find things to do throughout the West in great cities like San Francisco, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Portland. From historical sites to active adventures, Via gets the scoop on things to do this weekend and beyond.

Inclusive, Accessible Playgrounds in Oregon and Idaho

These new inclusive playgrounds sport softer surfaces and ADA-friendly play equipment to welcome all children of all abilities.

Things to Do in Ojai, California

Slow down and savor the celebrated sunsets and natural surroundings in this southern Shangri-La.

14 Fantastic Bike Paths in the West

Easy bike paths in California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington provide plenty of car-free pedal fun.

Sedona, Arizona, Weekend Getaway

This artsy enclave's breathtaking red rocks and sublime food scene nourish both body and soul.

Things to do Around Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve

Dive deep in Illinois Valley and spelunk the pathways of the Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve.

4 Great Walkable Neighborhoods in San Francisco

Explore these four diverse neighborhoods on foot and discover the real San Francisco.

Exploring Santa Cruz County by Foot

A travel writer and her family explore Santa Cruz County on foot as they would a foreign land.

Simple Backyard Movie Theater DIY

Screen your favorites on warm summer nights with a DIY projector and movie screen.

Top Child Summer Safety Tips

Keep kids of all ages safe, from the pool to the skate park.

5 Less Traveled Hikes in Phoenix

Trade crowded trails for peace and quiet.

16 Gorgeous Gardens in the West

From Oregon Garden to the San Francisco Botanical Gardens, springtime is when the West is in full bloom. Don't miss it.

12 Fun Things to Do at Home with Kids

Keep kids of all ages busy while you social distance at home with these activities.