Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Cornerstone Look for regular updates. Mojave Desert – Explore the waterways of southern Nevada and the self-defined fabulous city of Las Vegas, aka The Meadows, translated from Spanish. Additional headlines and resources are indexed on the Vegas Water Links and Water pages. One of the most interesting case studies in water conservation, recreation, and …

Native Nevada

Artwork Summer 2021 Podcast: Native Nevada, an 8-part podcast series on the culture, issues, and perseverance of Nevada’s Indigenous Peoples. Produced by Nevada Public Radio and receiving financial support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. “Hey (insert smart speaker name), play latest episode of Native Nevada podcast.” Key Linksknpr.org/series/native-nevadafacebook.com/nevadapublicradio Facebook Eventshttps://www.facebook.com/events/332897124872126 Production Team …

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth.com: Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Note that …

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NPS/J. Baird, Prickly pear cactus with fruit along the Tonto Trail Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encompasses 1,218,375 acres and lies on the Colorado Plateau in the state of Arizona. It was one of the first national parks created in the United States. The canyon is 277 miles (446 kilometers) long, …

Grand Canyon Links

Photo: Grand Canyon National Park, Bike Patrol What would locals like visitors to know about the Grand Canyon? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: North Rim The North Rim is over 8000 feet (2438 meters) in elevation. There is one lodge, Grand Canyon Lodge and one campground, operated by the National Park Service. …

San Antonio Missions

Photo: Ken Lund, Mission Concepcion Spotlight on the World-Heritage listed San Antonio Missions San Antonio was named by a 1691 Spanish expedition for Saint Anthony of Padua, whose feast day is June 13. The city contains five 18th-century Spanish frontier missions, including The Alamo and San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, which were designated UNESCO …

Las Vegas Monorail

Photo: Sahara Station The Las Vegas Monorail – lvmonorail.com – provides a quick and convenient connection along the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to world-class restaurants, shows, shops, day/nightclubs, spas, hotels, and casinos. Trains arrive every 4-8 minutes at each of the 7 stations. Key [email protected] HeadlinesLas Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Acquires Assets of …

Gulf of Mexico

Photo: Camelia TWU, Wanter, sand, and sky The Gulf of Mexico (Spanish: Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent. The U.S. states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida border the Gulf on the north, which are often referred to …

USA Tourism

Photo: Las Vegas Bike Share Past, present, and future. Exploring travel and tourism in the USA HeadlinesThe US is slipping as a tourist destination, and more than Covid is to blameQuartz Questions Where can we access timely statistics about travel and tourism in the USA? = ¿Dónde podemos acceder a estadísticas oportunas sobre viajes y …