Where in the West Should I Go? • 52 Places to Visit in 2022

From cities and towns to national parks and lesser-known landscapes, this inaugural special section has your 2022 travel through the West covered! We’ve curated a list of 52 places to visit this year – four in each of the 13 states we cover. If you travel at a breakneck pace, that’s one a week. Let this guide serve as inspiration and enjoy the West!

The Colorado Trail

The Colorado Trail follows a continuous 485-mile footpath from Denver to Durango, taking in some of the Rocky Mountain state’s most breathtaking scenery.

Grand Canyon in the Snow

With Grand Canyon visitation lowest from December to February, get a unique experience at this popular national park.

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

During Christmas weekend, winter storms across the West brought a lot of snow and record low temperatures in some areas – and the precipitation is not done yet.

Partial Reopening of Kings Canyon National Park

Beginning Oct. 18, some areas of Kings Canyon National Park reopened to the public for day use and wilderness use. The park closed in September due to the KNP Complex Fires.

Album Review: An Evening With Silk Sonic

An Evening With Silk Sonic is a lean thirty-two minute LP that glides through every shape and form of ’60s and ’70s soul music, without ever feeling cliché.

California Coast Playlist

California’s dramatic, moody coastline pulls at your heartstrings from every conceivable angle, so bring along a playlist to listen to as you saturate yourself in the pensive beaches and capricious cliffs of Highway 1.