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

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Neowise Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. For the first time since it was created in the 1930s, a federal water shortage has been declared for Lake Mead, including mandatory water cutbacks in 2022 that …

Nevada’s Spring Mountains

Photo: Lovell Canyon Spotlight on Nevada’s Spring Mountains. The highest point is Mount Charleston, at 11,918 feet (3,633 meters). The area around Mt. Charleston is protected in the Mount Charleston Wilderness. The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area features a helpful visitor center. Is there snow on the mountains? Key Linksgomtcharleston.com [email protected] Google Maps WeatherLocal Forecast …

State of Nevada

Logo Recommended Listening: KNPR’s State of Nevada – knpr.org/programs/knprs-state-nevada – is a weekday conversation, 9am-10am, about the places Nevadans call home. Experts and newsmakers give context to local issues; discussion and profile interviews. Call the live show in Las Vegas: (702) 258-3552 and toll-free 1 (877) ASK-KNPR. Twitter: @KNPRnews Key [email protected]@[email protected]@tourderachelFacebook: Nevada Public Radio Questions …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Freemont East Publisher’s note: Viva las aventuras lentas (slow adventures) and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming, and entertaining. Check out personal faves, updated with readers’ and neighbors’ feedback. Las Vegas is one of the most storied cities in the world. A hospitality giant, it boasts a century …

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 …

Nevada Links

Nevada flag What would locals like others know about Nevada? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesVaccine Mandates Crash Into America’s ‘Don’t Tell Me What To Do’ State – PoliticoNevada is on the verge of passing a public optionA showdown in Nevada could determine the future of electric vehicles in the U.S. – …

Lake Tahoe

Photo: Ron Reiring, North Shore Tahoe is derived from the Washoe word “da ow” for lake. According to Tahoe South: Even the name ‘Lake Tahoe’ is from the Washoe, or at least its origin is before we garbled it up. The word ‘Tahoe’ is the result of a mispronunciation of the first two syllables of …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). The nearly 200,000 acre park is managed by the Bureau of …