2018 Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais

AAA Overview Map Late May – Early June 2018 road trip. May 26, Saturday. Henderson. Departure this morning. The hours before packing and thinking about packing. Enjoying the birdsongs and the wind on a typical blustery May morning in southern Nevada. We are barreling north by northeast on this trip heading to Grand Marais and …

Vegas Golden Knights 2017-2018

Photo When did we know the Vegas Golden Knights were for real? Everything is Vegas is hyped from the start, but this team outlasted its soft opening and exceeded everyone’s expectations. Bellmare: “We know we are good.” The team has Home Ice Advantage in the Mojave Desert. Hashtags: #VegasBorn Facebook Viewing parties? https://dlvec.com http://cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/henderson-pavilion/henderson-pavilion—open-air-theater Hey …

Wimberley, Texas

Favorite places Wimberley is located in central Hays County in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, between Austin and San Antonio, only 16 miles from San Marcos. The center of Wimberley is situated at the confluence of Cypress Creek and the Blanco River, roughly 1,000 feet above sea level on the Edwards Plateau. Key …

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Photo: theilr, Moonrise Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and the Fourth of July. Bosque del Apache seasonally offers FREE guided tours. Sign up in the visitor center. Key Links https://www.fws.gov/refuge/bosque_del_apache https://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147581678 Google Maps Planeta.com New Mexico Wildlife Wild USA

China Ranch Date Farm

Photo: Signage A not so hidden oasis, China Ranch Date Farm is rich in history. The Old Spanish Trail is within walking distance, as is the historic Tonopah and Tidewater railroad bed. If you are interested in learning more about the wildlife, plants or history of the area, try the interpretive guided nature walks. Learn …

Minnesota Grown

Elsewhere on the Web Minnesota Grown https://minnesotagrown.com The Minnesota Grown Wholesale Directory is a directory of farmers who market to restaurants, schools, grocers and other wholesale accounts. Click here to view the Wholesale Directory. Minnesota Grown members can be added to this directory for FREE! Minnesota Grown Members may click here to be added to the FREE …

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Photo: NASA May 11, 2018 – Due to the ongoing seismic activity and the anticipated explosions caused by large rock falls, the interaction of ground water and lava, and the possibility of an ensuing ash fall event, all areas of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park are closed, with the exception of the portion of Highway 11 …

Desert National Wildlife Refuge

Photo Las Vegas is the hub of a vast and varied network of parks and protected areas. One of the gems is 30 miles to the northwest. Desert National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) includes more than 1.5 million acres of the Mojave Desert in southern Nevada and is the largest National Wildlife Refuge in the lower …

National Travel and Tourism Week 2018

Logo 2018 marks the 35th anniversary of the 1983 congressional resolution that established the National Travel and Tourism Week and recognizes the accomplishments of the U.S. travel community over the course of the last several decades. Join us May 6-12 as we curate highlights from this year’s celebration. 2018 dates: May 6-12. NTTW 2018: How to …