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Valley of Fire State ParkĀ in Overton, Nevada is an amazing park to visit. From the wide space of desert to the tight canyons and cliffs of red sandstone, you’ll be sure to fill your camera’s memory card quickly. A boulder seems to be hanging on, putting up a fight against gravity. It will lose. Valley of Fire State Park Just a short drive north on I-15 from the Vegas Strip, you should put Valley of Fire State Park on your list of to-do’s when visiting Las Vegas. It offers amazing rock formations, scenic vistas, hiking, […]

One great way to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the Vegas Strip is to head for the infamous Area 51, the USAF base that doesn’t exist, even though it does, but really doesn’t, but sort of does. It’s not right around the corner from Las Vegas though, about 2.5 to 3 hours one way. Definitely a true day trip! The sign for Nevada Route 375, E.T. Highway, on the way to Rachel, Nevada 2009   The trip takes you through some wonderful desert landscape which will have you pulling over for […]

Condos at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada. September 2011.   Lake Las Vegas is a marina community on the outskirts of Henderson, Nevada. It lies a short 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. The architecture will remind you of Italy. Every road in the area is meticulously designed, built and maintained from the trees lining them to the buildings on them.

The front entrance to the Golden Nugget on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. September 2011 It had been nearly 6 years since my last visit to Fremont Street. Walking the street, I couldn’t believe it had been that long since I stopped by and checked it out! No real reason for the lapse in visits, it just always seemed to be one of the “to-dos” that would never get done on a Vegas trip. If you’re planning to visit Vegas, make sure you put Fremont Street on your list. It’s better than ever […]

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