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Taylor Dock in Bellingham, Wash. More photos

Oregon to Washington road trip completes a West Coast journey
California already conquered, he finishes off the country's West Coast, one beach scene at a time.
The Heceta Head Lighthouse near Yachats, Ore., stands on a seaside slope as spectacular as anything in Big Sur, and there's a bed-and-breakfast in the lightkeeper's home next-door. Be nice, and the innkeepers will let you stand beneath the lighthouse tower after dark. Read more >>

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Horseshoe Bend near Page. More photos

Uncovering Arizona's overlooked destinations
The Grand Canyon isn't Arizona's only majestic presence: head northeast for such low-key gems as Lower Antelope Canyon and the Petrified Forest.
An Arizona road trip? Why not? Last winter, a college friend and I visited the Grand Canyon, one of the country's most celebrated treasures. In late April, we decided to return to check out Arizona's northeastern corner, which seemed speckled with less-visited wonders and, I hoped, a few hidden gems. Read more >>

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Deep inside Lower Antelope Canyon in Arizona
The Memphis downtown bar scene. More photos

A road trip of sights and sounds suggested by readers
On a cross-country trip, one man rolled with suggestions from Times readers.
As I thought about my two-week cross-country road trip this summer, I was wary about going it alone. But I found plenty of people to keep me company on the drive -- or rather, many of them found me.

I solicited tips in the Travel section and on our Travel blog explaining how I was a Times intern moving to Los Angeles to become a full-time writer and asking readers to send advice on stops along the way of my music-themed trip. Read more >>

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