Category: Nevada

Valley of Fire fuels a desire to explore

Valley of Fire state park is one of those rare places that will exceeded your expectations. Located about an hour northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, Valley of Fire is known for its vibrant red sandstone rock formations which illuminate the valley—especially at sunset—making it look appear as though it’s on...

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Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam is located about half an hour outside Las Vegas and situated in between Arizona and Nevada. Filled with history and a colossal view, the Hoover Dam is certainly a worthwhile stop. It’s easy to be awed by the Hoover Dam. If you have just a few minutes, stop...

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Exploring an Abandoned Nevada Mine

While I was working my way toward northern California, I made a number of stops to explore old ghost towns in western Nevada.  It was getting late so I was figured I should find a good place to camp.  After seeing a dirt road to veer off of highway 95...

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Boulder City, Nevada

Article in collaboration with: Julia Newmann Boulder City is a stark contrast to the rest of Nevada.  It is the only major city within Nevada that does not allow for any type of gambling.  Even a raffle requires a special permit by the city.  The town prides itself as being...

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