Henderson, Nevada

Photo: City Hall Arrow Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural World Among our favorite city parks in the world: Cornerstone, …

Henderson Links

Photo: Sloan Signage Links related to Henderson, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Water Street Faves Downtown Henderson has a number of visitable establishments, including Chef Flemming’s Bake Shop, Lovelady Taproom, Juan’s Flaming Fajitas, and Hardway 8. Keep an eye on the corner of Water and Atlantic where the Henderson Convention Center stands (and will …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning about water in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Water Tour Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ Springs Preserve Tule Springs …

Las Vegas’ Old Mormon Fort State Historic Park

Photo: Old fort state park Among our Las Vegas faves, the place where Las Vegas began, the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 East Washington Avenue in downtown. Entrance fee is $3 and those under 12 years of age are free. Tue-Sat 8am-430pm. Recommended for history fans. The site of the first …

Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Outdoor signage More news about Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area as we explore it on foot. This is one of Planeta.com’s featured slow adventures. This is reputed to be one of most interesting wild places to visit in the Las Vegas Lands. In 2017 the Nawghaw Poa Road (“mountain sheep trail” in Paiute!) and contact …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. State Parks 3.5 million people …

Summerlin

Photo: City National Arena Places to visit City National Arena @CityNatlArena 51s Stadium (after 2019) The new Triple-A baseball stadium is set to open April 9, 2019. Suncoast Casino REI Boca Park Pancho’s – Beautiful bar Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Summerlin? What are the places to visit in Summerlin? Wikipedia: …

Laughlin, Nevada

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Grapevine Canyon Laughlin is the lowest geographical spot in Nevada Headlines http://www.reviewjournal.com/nevada-150/river-marks-nevada-s-low-point-near-laughlin Resorts/Casinos http://www.avicasino.com/ – @AviResortCasino Tourism Portals visitlaughlin.com laughlinriverrun.com Photos Lagoon Laughlin Lagoon Nearby: Big Bend State Park http://parks.nv.gov/parks/big-bend-of-the-colorado-state-recreation-area laughlinriverrun.com: A sliver of the Colorado River Valley where Nevada, California and Arizona meet has been transformed into a fast-growing tourist …

Boulder City, Nevada

Photo: Boulder Theatre Only two Nevada towns prohibit gambling: Boulder City and Panaca. Let’s explore Boulder City. Events February damshortfilm.org May  Spring Jamboree – Map (PDF) Facebook Tourism Portals Visit Boulder City Elsewhere on the Web Boulder City Boulder City Chamber of Commerce Boulder City Chamber News Boulder City Review Boulder City – Las Vegas Sun …