Where to go in The West
List of regions
Lining most of America’s Pacific west, California offers stunning coastal drives, vibrant cities and a veritable plethora of natural attractions accompanied by some of the world's best food and wine.
With the oldest state capital in North America, in Santa Fe, and a rich cultural heritage of Native American, Hispanic and Anglo American, New Mexico is a fascinating place to visit.
Utah is blessed with some of the most remarkable landscapes in the USA. prime among them a series of beautiful canyons, national parks, forests and monuments that cover the southern half of the state.
By any stretch Texas is big. By far the largest of the 'lower states', it stretches 1000 miles across and even longer north to south. Its past as an independent nation has given Texans a sense of pride and freedom, evident by the state flag that still bears the Lone Star.
Arizona is know as the Grand Canyon State after its most famous site, and offers stunning natural beauty. To the south, near Phoenix and the capital Tucson, is the eerily beautiful Sonoran Desert, while further north the landscape rises through high desert plateaus to canyons and mountains.