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Anza Borrego

What to Do in Anza-Borrego

California's largest state park has more to offer than wildflowers. Hike canyons, view ancient art, and more.

Mexican restaurant

Top Mexican Restaurants in SoCal

6 Southern California eateries that take south-of-the-border cuisine to new levels.

Columbia River boat

Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Like the famous explorers, a writer embarks on a "voyage of discovery" on a Columbia River cruise through the Pacific Northwest.

Los Alamos

10 Fun Things to Do in Los Alamos

Top lodgings, restaurants, wineries, and shops are putting this once-sleepy California burg on the map.  

Lifestyle + Travel

Carryon luggage

Travel With Just Carry-Ons

Don't lug heavy suitcases around. AAA Travel experts show you how to travel with carry-on bags.

Oceania Cruises Marina

Island Odyssey

Aboard Oceania Cruises' Marina, passengers savor the flavor of French Polynesia.

2018 Photo Contest

Members' Inspiring Photos

Check out these awe-inspiring photos that Auto Club members submitted for the 2018 Westways Photo Contest. 

Two Harbors

Catalina's Quiet Side

Two Harbors is sleepier than Avalon, but there are plenty of ways to stay active in the island's second city.

Sundance Film Festival

An Insider's Guide to Sundance

With these 16 tips, you'll enjoy the famous independent film festival just as the movie-makers do.

Lake County

Western Charm in Lake County

The Northern California area, with its boating, fishing, wildlife watching, and wine tasting, has a refreshing lack of pretension. 

Leaf-Peeping in New England

Area experts offer their favorite places to see glorious fall colors in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.

Day Tripping to 3 Central Coast Towns

Solvang, Camarillo and Los Olivos offer perfect getaways for history buffs and gourmets.

Food + Drink

Pizza pie

SoCal's Top Pizzas

We Americans love our pizza, and these 6 eateries serve up pies that are sure to satisfy that craving.


6 Outstanding Burgers

Who gets top bun? Westways' restaurant reviewers weigh in on restaurants with A1 burgers.

Grand market

Communal Dining at Food Halls

These culinary emporiums offer freedom and flexibility for nearly every palate in an atmosphere that promotes togetherness.


Steak Houses Worth a Detour

Want to put some meat and sizzle into your dining experience? These Southern California steak houses aim to satisfy.