Clark County Museum

Photo: Ron Mader, Anniversary (some rights reserved) One of Planeta.com’s Vegas Faves and a Boulder Highway Highlight: Open daily, Clark County Museum – is a place for locals to immerse themselves in regional history and to recommend visiting friends and family. It’s one of the finest small museums / cultural centers in the country. Closed …

NFL Raiders

Logo NFL Pro Football teams Raiders – raiders.com – moved from Oakland, California to Las Vegas, Nevada in 2020. The 2021-2022 season will be the first played with fans at Allegiant Stadium. For fans of sports tourism, watching the growth of Las Vegas as a veritable sports town brings a new perspective to the ever-changing …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic (some rights reserved) The Bureau of Reclamation conducts tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam 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 …

Henderson Links

Logo What would locals like others know about Henderson, Nevada? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHenderson Mayor Debra March talks Oakland A’s and other issues facing the cityBill Foley Inc.: Expansion Indoor Football Team Coming To Henderson’s New Hockey ArenaGreen Valley Ranch named the best place to live in Nevada, according to …

Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Borracha Mural, Green Valley Ranch Casino Where to eat and drink in Henderson, Nevada Bakeries/CafesLe Cafe Du Vallecafeduval.business.sitefacebook.com/lecafeduval Chef Flemming’s Bake Shop, 7 South Water Streethttps://www.chefflemmingsbakeshop.com/FacebookFlickr One of my family’s favorite places to visit on Water Street. Pastries, bread, and cakes are baked on site by Danish Chef Flemming Pedersen. Natalie and other folks …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo Ron Mader, Two Paths (some rights reserved) Henderson is located in the foothills south of Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural WorldAmong our favorite city parks in the world: …

Henderson Parks

Photo: Discovery Park Parks and recreation in Henderson, Nevada Key LinksParks and RecreationLocationsGeneral InfoOpen Space and Trails PlanUpcoming projects Park reservations (Ramadas para rentar) 702-267-5707 Bird Viewing PreserveCity of Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, located at 2400 Moser Drive. Open daily from 6am-3pm with classes and walking tours available. Telephone (702) 267-4180.Facebook Arroyo Grande298 Arroyo Grande …

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo: Ron Mader, October 2021 (some rights reserved) Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park in Henderson, Nevada Cornerstone1600 Wigwam Pkwy (Wigwam Parkway and Stephanie Street)One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, Cornerstone has a 31-acre lake (not for swimming) and is connected to two trails: the Pittman Wash and Union Pacific Railroad trails. Among the …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Wear a mask Henderson, Nevada – Some of our fave community spaces / third places are the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each has its own special attributes: Paseo Verde (702) 492-7252, Gibson (702) 565-8402, Green Valley (702) 207-4260, and Heritage Park (702) 207-4258. Libraries are more than books and this system offers community …