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New Area 51 – Rachel, Nevada cups, coffee mugs and mousepads available.   Extraterrestrial Highway Sign mousepad by Hankmann See more Aliens Mousepads  

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 […]

In the final post of this series, we are going to cover a few locations of interest a little further away from Las Vegas. These locations are all within a one day trip from Vegas, though you may consider staying over night at a few. Laughlin, Nevada Laughlin, Nevada is a pretty well known city in the southern tip of Nevada right on the Colorado River.  It has a very old time feeling to it, like visiting Vegas back in the late seventies or eighties. There are plenty of things to do other than gaming […]

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