It has been some time since Fodor’s, the journey information outfit, issued its well-known GO and NO GO lists, detailing locations to go to or keep away from within the coming 12 months. The NO GOs are nonetheless on hiatus, after all. A lot of the planet continues to be a no-go zone because of the pandemic. However the GO listing is again in home journey kind.
The 49 GO locations are an eclectic bunch that ranges from St. Croix within the U.S. Virgin Islands to arty Marfa, Texas, and the tiny, bookstore-lined village of Hobart in New York’s Catskills. There are cities, districts, nationwide parks and festivals — Burning Man and the Damariscotta Pumpkinfest, amongst them.
Eleven of these locations are on the West Coast, together with the full of life metropolis of Bend in Oregon, Craters of the Moon Nationwide Monument in Idaho and three spots in California: Lengthy Seaside, Mono Lake and New Cuyama.
Fodor’s author Danielle Bauter singles out Lengthy Seaside as Los Angeles’ “weirdly fantastic,” lesser-known sister, a metropolis identified for its eating places, arts and music, in addition to for the majestic (and haunted) Queen Mary. Mono Lake’s towering tufas and surreal sights on the east aspect of the Sierra Nevada put that vacationer attraction on the listing. And the distant excessive desert city of New Cuyama in Santa Barbara County is having a second, due to the opening of a boutique resort, the 21-room Cuyama Buckhorn, final 12 months.
Listed here are the West Coast finds — in alphabetical order. Take a look at the total GO listing at www.fodors.com/go-list/2022.
- Bend, Oregon
- Huge Sky, Montana
- Burning Man, Black Rock Metropolis, Nevada
- Craters of the Moon, Idaho
- Crested Butte, Colorado
- Estes Park, Colorado
- Leavenworth, Washington
- Lengthy Seaside, California
- Mono Lake, California
- New Cuyama, California
- Walla Walla, Washington