Nevada

Ready to get to know the coolest (and hottest) winter fest in Nevada? Head for the annual Fire and Ice Winter Festival, hosted by one of the best mountain towns in eastern Nevada. A signature annual event that’s been part of the Ely story for years, the festivities are normally headquartered at Cave Lake State
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Fun Family Activities Flush with fun family activities, solid family time in the Silver State is uncomplicated, brimming with award-winning children’s museums and discovery centers, natural wonders around every bend, family outdoor activities in state and national parks with enough room to let the kids run loose, and wildlife thriving in natural places that are
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Mind If We Make A Few Suggestions? It’s time for cowboys and counterculture. Wildlife and wilder tales. Open roads and open hearts. If you’re looking for road trip ideas, Nevada highways lead to destinations you can only dream of. Here, you’ll find the best road trips and Nevada scenic drives, from Las Vegas to Lake
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Ready for Nevada’s premier wildlife photography event? Held each January in the heart of Carson Valley, this spectacular, once-a-year wildlife photography festival gives visitors and locals alike an uncommon opportunity to get up close and personal to raptors who visit Carson Valley each winter. As the furthest southern point on their migratory paths, golden and
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“Cowboy… poetry?” Don’t worry. Bewilderment is common from folks who haven’t yet experienced this weeklong, town-wide, full-participation celebration of authentic western cultural arts. However, attend and you’ll quickly discover why thousands flock to “the Gathering” each winter. To clarify, the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering isn’t just about poetry. And, like the real American West, it
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Amargosa Valley History People have been in Amargosa Valley for a long time, as evidenced by ancient campsites dating back at least 10,000 years to the last ice age, when mammoths, dire wolves, and saber-toothed cats roamed the region. Later, the Southern Paiute and Western Shoshone peoples lived in the region, following seasonal plants and
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Skip to content Gear Up For the Ride of Your Life Route Distance 400 miles on I-80 Nevada Suggested Time 2 to 4 days Few road trips brim with as much Western heritage as Nevada’s Cowboy Corridor. And here’s the thing: I-80 Nevada may be a highway some motorists expect to blast down on their
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Without Hoover Dam, there’d be no Vegas. Tour the modern marvel and test your camera’s panorama mode from the 886-ft-tall, 1,905-ft-long viewing bridge—the longest of its kind in North America. Then explore Boulder City, the quiet, Art Deco-obsessed town that built it, where fascinating museums, cute shops, outdoor activities, and amazing eats abound. Stop for
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Skip to content Visit West Wendover for a restorative night’s stay at a casino-resort or take advantage of the area’s recreational opportunities with a trip to Blue Lake, Pilot Peak, or the famous Bonneville Salt Flats. Located on the Nevada/Utah border, West Wendover marks the beginning (or end) of the Cowboy Corridor road trip and
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Iconic Downtown Las Vegas While business travelers visiting Vegas may know Downtown Las Vegas for the nearly 2 million square foot Las Vegas Convention Center, today’s “DTLV” is alive with districts celebrating the soul of Vegas, starting with the famous Fremont Street Experience. The original heart of Las Vegas constantly beats as a six-block, pedestrian-only
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Skip to content Lake Las Vegas is a spectacular residential and resort destination situated on a privately-owned 320-acre lake, home to 11,000 hotel rooms at picturesque luxury resorts, each just minutes away from on-the-water fun, championship golf courses, fantastic dining, and more. If you’re looking to experience Las Vegas by day, but also to escape
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