Interstate 11

Interstate 11 Interstate 11 (I-11) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Nevada that follows U.S. Route 93 (US 93) and US 95, officially designated by the United States Congress in the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. Near Boulder City, Nevada, the first two-and-a-half-mile (4.0 km) southbound segment was opened on August …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Author’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel. As of April 2018, I am 60% pleased with the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs (Las Vegas Land) from Planeta.com. There is room for improvement online as the features document real time changes and upgrades on the ground. Las …

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: Lake Mead NRA, Cottonwood Cove Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most visited national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. Lake Mead was established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park Service. It was then changed to the Lake Mead National …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel and great fun – Nevada. …

2018 Nevada Museum Showcase

Photo: Staff of the Lost City Museum Today (March 21, 2018) the Springs Preserve and Nevada State Museum hosted the first-ever Nevada Museum Showcase which curated information about Nevada’s rich heritage of museums and cultural groups with representatives of about 20 different museums from across the state. Each museum provided a taste of its unique …

Exploring the Spring Mountains

Photo The highest point is Mount Charleston, at 11,918 ft (3,633 m). The area around Mt. Charleston is protected in the Mount Charleston Wilderness. The U.S. Forest Service Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway opened May 30, 2015. Construction began in late 2012. The 4,300 acre Visitor Gateway in Kyle Canyon features extensive new parking areas, many …

Clark County Museum

Photo One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. The new temporary exhibit “50 Years of Preserving History: A Celebration of the Golden Anniversary of the Clark County Museum” runs through August 26, 2018. Hashtag: #ClarkMuseum50 The museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by …

Clark County, Nevada

Photo: Vaquero There’s no visiting Las Vegas without visiting Clark County and vice-versa. We are big fans of the parks, museums and tourism corridors. Motto: “Living Relentlessly, Developing Economically!” Official spin: Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas …

Downtown Las Vegas #DTLV

Photo: Ron Mader, Blue Skies Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one recovering from years of neglect. We are looking for suggestions of places to go and people to meet. Also see: Bike Share in …