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. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park …

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 …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Anniversary Open daily, Clark County Museum – one of our Vegas and Henderson faves, a place for locals to take (or recommend to) visiting friends and family. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Key Linksclarkcountynv.govFacebookFacebook Videos Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/yF55Uar8z7iGKiSKA Current Exhibit: Lines Across the Land – Historic Maps of Southern Nevada ExhibitExhibit runs through …

Boulder City, Nevada

Photo: Boulder Theatre Gateway to Hoover Dam, let’s explore Boulder City. FYIOnly two Nevada towns prohibit gambling: Boulder City and Panaca. EventsFebruary damshortfilm.orgMay  Spring Jamboree – Map (PDF)Facebook Tourism PortalsVisit Boulder City ParksHemenway Valley Park Elsewhere on the WebBoulder CityBoulder City Chamber of CommerceBoulder City Chamber NewsBoulder City ReviewBoulder City – Las Vegas Sun HeadlinesSolar projects …

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day, as of 2000, is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Libraries and other state offices are closed. 2020 Nevada Day is Friday, October 30. Traditionalists celebrate on October 31, Halloween. HistoryNevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state on October 31 in …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Stardust 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

Biking and Walking in Nevada

Hashtags Links to biking and walking resources in the state of Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Hashtags: #NVBikePed, @WalkandRollNV 2021Cycling safety with Commissioner Justin Jones 2020 [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected] FacebookLas Vegas Bicycle ExchangeSouthern Nevada Bicycle Coalition Questions When is the next Nevada Bicycle Summit? = ¿Cuándo será la próxima cumbre de bicicleta de Nevada? Headlinesgravel-the-next-big-thing-in-nevada – …

Henderson Hockey

Poster Home Means Henderson, Nevada – Spotlight on the Henderson Silver Knights (Lil sib of @GoldenKnights, Newest member of @TheAHL) and the emerging hockey culture in the southwestern USA. Key [email protected]#HomeMeansHenderson Henderson Event Center / Dollar Loan Centerhendersoneventcenter.com Practice Facility PracticalitiesThe team would practice at Lifeguard Arena in downtown Henderson and play its first season …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo: Cornerstone 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 management, the Las Vegas …