Category: Nevada

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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Valley of Fire fuels desire to explore

Valley of Fire is one of those rare places that exceeded my expectations...it's a state park located about 80 minutes northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. I was initially going to meet friend and fellow travel blogger, Fran Reisner, in Zion National Park for a long weekend, however due to some...

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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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