Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. 2019 Red Rock Canyon 2019 History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh …

Henderson Pittman Wash

Photo One of our favorite places to visit the natural world near Las Vegas is the Pittman Wash in Henderson. Facebook Project GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash Project GREEN (Green Valley Ecology, Environment and Nature): Friends of Pittman Wash is a 2.5 mile habitat restoration program located between Arroyo Grande Boulevard and Pecos Road along …

Las Vegas Raiders

Modified Logo Coming to Las Vegas … the NFL team Raiders Videos Live Web Cam 2019 https://www.raiders.com/news/raiders-to-announce-nfl-draft-day-3-selections-from-las-vegas-stadium-constructi The @FOX5Vegas drone is giving you a look from this morning at the @LasVegasStadium..home of the Las Vegas Raiders, @unlvfootball, & many major events. Beautiful weather today..light breezes with some 103º heat in the afternoon. The Stadium is …

Exploring Las Vegas

City Hall Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storie/d cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of May 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: bright cities and rural landscapes, 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 …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: Features Vegas Faves Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders Las Vegas International Vegas Events Three Square Las Vegas Locally Vital Vegas State of Nevada Las Vegas Twitter Las Vegas News Headlines Las Vegas is Having a Food Moment That Couldn’t Happen …

Las Vegas Twitter

Photo: Viewing Party Las Vegas – Who to follow on Twitter? For a storied town that receives more than 30 million visitors each year, there are a lot of informative and timely tweets covering everything from road closures to bar openings and sports scores from the local stadiums and arenas. Some faves Local Voices @LasVegasLocally – …

Las Vegas International

Photo: Café Berlin This page explores the international connections in Las Vegas starting with Mexico, Germany, India, Ireland, Vietnam … Apologies in advance for the randomness of the links. We are starting our long-awaited deep dive and suggestions are welcome as we refresh and update this guide. Questions What first and second-generation nationalities live in …

Vegas Faves

Photo: Bike Share is Golden Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have some faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired: RTC Bikeshare Clark County Wetlands Park Community Healing Garden Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace Neon Museum Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas Vaquero Seven Magic Mountains The BCycle / RTC Bike Share – …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Eataly This page explores Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, affectionately known as the Las Vegas Strip. Organization on this page is a bit random and about 20% of what it should be mostly because your host is an infrequent visitor. The Las Vegas Strip continues to be one of the world’s most interesting and …