Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Events Center (April 2021) 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: Cornerstone, a repurposed …

Laughlin, Nevada

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Grapevine Canyon Laughlin is the lowest geographical spot in Nevada Headlinesriver-marks-nevada’s-low-point-near-laughlin Resorts/Casinosavicasino.com – @AviResortCasino Tourism Portalsvisitlaughlin.comlaughlinriverrun.com ToursLaughlin River Tours Photos Nearby: Big Bend State Parkhttp://parks.nv.gov/parks/big-bend-of-the-colorado-state-recreation-area laughlinriverrun.com: A sliver of the Colorado River Valley where Nevada, California and Arizona meet has been transformed into a fast-growing tourist destination and gambling resort in …

Burning Man

Photo: BLM The Burning Man event has taken place on public lands on the Black Rock Desert Playa since 1990. Events in 2020 and 2021 were cancelled for in-person attendance. The annual festival draws 70,000 people to create a temporary city in the northern Nevada desert, and the week each year culminates with the burning …

Old Spanish Trail

Photo: Jimmy Emerson, Old Spanish Trail Marker Las Vegas – The Clark County Wetlands Park hosts a lecture about the history of the Old Spanish Trail Thursday, August 17, from 6-8pm. Presenter Liz Warren is a historian and one of the founders of the Old Spanish Trail Association. The two-hour lecture is free to attend and …

Recreational Marijuana in Nevada

Photo: Nuwu Dispensary Recreational marijuana is subject to both a 10% sales and use tax, and a 15% excise tax. Key LinksNevada Dispensary Association – @nvdispensehttp://www.clarkcountynv.gov/business-license/lg/Documents/Notification%20to%20Marijuana%20Licensees.pdf Headlineshttps://thenevadaindependent.com/article/jeff-sessions-congress-and-crackdowns-4-things-to-know-about-how-washington-d-c-is-handling-pothttps://republicanmensclub.com/recreational-marijuana-industry-affect-nevadas-economy Planeta.com

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 …

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 [email protected] 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 …

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: bright cities and rural landscapes, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel, and great fun, Nevada …