Nevada Governor’s Global Tourism Summit

Poster Registration is open for the Nevada Governor’s Global Tourism Summit, November 12-14 at the Plaza Hotel in Downtown Las Vegas. Hashtag: #GGTS19 Key Links governorssummit.org Questions Is there live and recorded video from the Summit? Are any of the presentations or resources mentioned available online? What would locals like visitors to know about Las …

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day, as of 2000, is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Libraries and other state offices are closed. 2020 Nevada Day is Friday, October 30. Traditionalists celebrate on October 31, Halloween. History Nevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state on October 31 …

Nevada Test Site

Photo: Wikipedia: Buster Jangle (1951) The Nevada Test Site encompasses 1375 square miles in central Nevada, straddling the ecological transition zone between the Mojave Desert and the Great Basin. Wikipedia: The Nevada National Security Site, previously the Nevada Test Site, is a United States Department of Energy (DOE) reservation located in southeastern Nye County, Nevada, …

Henderson Discovery Park

Photo Discovery Park Embedded Tweets Today’s walk pic.twitter.com/BXW5iV85aq — Ron Mader (@ronmader) March 9, 2018 Videos Nearby Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada) Planeta.com Henderson, Nevada Henderson Links Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders Las Vegas City Parks

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: Parade of Lights Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park Service. …

Las Vegas’ Old 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. Key Links parks.nv.gov Facebook – …

Area 51

Artwork Wikipedia: Area 51 is the common name of a highly classified United States Air Force (USAF) facility located within the Nevada Test and Training Range. Officially, the facility is called Homey Airport (KXTA) or Groom Lake, named after the salt flat situated next to its airfield. Although details of the facility’s operations are not …

Burning Man

Photo: BLM The Burning Man event has taken place on public lands on the Black Rock Desert Playa every year but one since 1990. The annual festival draws 70,000 people to create a temporary city in the northern Nevada desert, and the week each year culminates with the burning of the Man structure Saturday night …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour, even more visit the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, some 145,000 acres created as a result …

Nevada Arts Council

Logo Nevada Arts Council (NAC) – nvculture.org/nevadaartscouncil – engages in a formal planning process every three years to gather feedback about the agency’s programs and policies, assess the needs of Nevada’s arts industry, and investigate the state of the arts in Nevada’s communities. The Values and Vision strategic plan guides the work of the agency, …