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 …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Art Motel The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Downtown Muralsplaycation.vegastayloredphotomemories.comfindmasa.com Embedded Tweets Videos [email protected]@[email protected] DowntownEver-changing street landscape in DTLV. Downtown Murals / Street Arthttps://www.neighborhoods.com/blog/your-guide-to-the-murals-of-downtown-las-vegashttps://www.tayloredphotomemories.com/las-vegas-murals-guidehttp://www.plazahotelcasino.com/blog/dface-unveils-latest-las-vegas-downtown-arthttp://dtlv.com/2017/06/02/erogenous-zone-cultural-corridor – 705 N. Las Vegas Blvdhttps://twitter.com/ronmader/status/843174228564234240http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-las-vegas-murals-20170221-story.html Wayne Littlejohnhttp://www.littlejohnstudio.com/atomic-tumbleweedhttp://wayne-littlejohn.squarespace.comArtist …

Neon Museum

Photo: 2008 Boneyard Las Vegas – The Neon Museum is one of our local faves downtown and one of the world’s best displays of beautiful, memorable and often illuminated signage. Key Linksneonmuseum.orgBuy [email protected] Questions Who is writing and tweeting about the Neon Museum? Google Mapsg.page/NeonMuseum About the museumNeonmuseum.org – The Neon Museum officially “opened” with …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Shaded Streets Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one in the midst of a long-haul renewal. Hashtag: #DTLV Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/eKRrkVUvZ15skZ26A Faves Features Older Features Planeta.com

Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders

Photo Welcome to the Mojave Desert. Las Vegas has both oasis-like escapes and more natural desert lands. There’s something for everyone if you know where and when to look. Among our favorites:Clark County WetlandsRed Rock CanyonClark County Sunset ParkPittman Wash We still have to visit Sloan Canyon and Tule Springs. Further out there is Hoover …

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 …

Hoover Dam

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Light Traffic 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 result of the …

Vegas Sports

Photo: Dinur Spotlight on sports in Las Vegas Las Vegas is cashing in on sports tourism. Las Vegas Sports Network is home to the area’s largest sports radio group featuring ESPN 1100AM / 100.9FM, 920AM The Game, FOX Sports 98.9FM / 1340AM and ESPN Deportes 1460AM. Official radio broadcast partner for the Vegas Golden Knights, …

National Finals Rodeo

Logo The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is the richest and most prestigious rodeo in the world. It is the culmination of the rodeo season where the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding compete to take home top honors and their share …

Vegas Vaquero

Photo Las Vegas – For those keen on public art – the sculptures, land art and ephemeral street art, one object deserving attention is located on the grounds of the McCarran Airport. Find the Vaquero (Cowboy) Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr on the xeriscaped hill close to the old airport. The brilliant Vaquero …