West Free Travel Guides
The Western U.S. is the largest region covering roughly one-third the land area of the United States. It is also the most geographically diverse, incorporating geographic regions such as the Pacific Coast, the temperate rain forests of the Northwest, the Rocky Mountains, all of the desert areas located in the United States. The 13 states encompassing the Western Region of the U.S. are Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico and Hawaii. Between mountains, deserts, ocean and valleys, people who enjoy the outdoors will especially enjoy vacationing in the Western part of the U.S.