Wanderlust

The landscapes of the West that take our breath away are around every corner.


Where Are the Real Ghost Towns of the West?

Recently, while deep down some Internet-research rabbit hole, I stumbled upon mention of a place called Goffs, California. No doubt most people would think nothing of that, but since my last name is Goff, I was instantly intrigued and decided to take a Googling detour. Turns out, this little town of Goffs is an abandoned mining and railroad town in […]

Three New L.A. Openings That Make Us Want to Visit—Right Now!

There are so many great pockets of the West that I’ve yet to see (Glacier National Park, Boise, and Bend are currently topping my to-go list) that it seems silly to spend precious vacation days visiting anywhere I’ve been before. And yet… Lately, all of the cool openings in Los Angeles are making me want to return.

3 Things You Must Do in Santa Fe, NM

I just had the pleasure of spending a week in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and I report back with a very simple to-do list.

Camping Twitter Chat This Week!

For Sunset editors, camping is practically a job requirement.  Now they’re taking their  expertise to Twitter, where they’ll be talking about camping in the West with a panel of fellow enthusiasts this Wednesday, May 14th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. PST. Want to know how to see Yosemite without the crowds? The secret to a perfect camp breakfast? Join the chat, and tweet […]