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Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas

Photo: Wetlands Park

Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have some faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired:

  • RTC Bikeshare
  • Clark County Wetlands Park
  • Community Healing Garden
  • Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace
  • Neon Museum
  • Old Fort Museum
  • Clark County Museum
  • Pinball Hall of Fame
  • Fabulous Las Vegas Sign
  • Vegas Vaquero
  • Seven Magic Mountains
  • Great Buns Bakery
  • Tomato Test Garden

Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing – micromobility via bike share. The BCycle / RTC Bike Sharertcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is the go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare
https://www.planeta.com/rtcbikeshare

Keep Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism and conscious travel, one of the must visit places in Las Vegas is Clark County Wetlands Park just beyond the football and rugby stadium.
https://www.planeta.com/vegas-wetlands

The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to 2017’s Oct. 1 tragedy.
https://www.planeta.com/vegas-healing-garden

Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 11, 2016. Hashtag: #7magicmountains
https://www.planeta.com/7magicmountains

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 where the old airport used to be.
https://www.planeta.com/vegas-vaquero

Paiute land north of downtown is the site of NuWu Cannabis Marketplace, the largest medical and recreational marijuana marketplace in the world. With the largest windows of local dispensaries, this is a relaxed and breezy model of local dispensaries.
https://www.planeta.com/vegas-nuwu

Clark County Museum covers 30 acres and includes exhibit halls, historic buildings, gazebo, a Union Pacific steam engine and railroad station, a nature trail and wikiup.
https://www.planeta.com/clark-county-museum

The Pinball Hall of Fame is a 10,000-square warehouse with rows and rows of playable pinball machines. It’s an amazing hands-on museum and one more reason to visit Trop. Just put your quarters into the machines you want to play.
https://www.planeta.com/vegas-pinball

Good signage! Always open and free to access.
https://www.planeta.com/vegas-welcome-sign

Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the nearly 200,000 acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada is an area managed by the Bureau of Land Management as part of its National Landscape Conservation System, and protected as a National Conservation Area.
https://www.planeta.com/red-rock-canyon

This tribute to Las Vegas’ classic neon continues to upgrade by illuminating the past
https://www.planeta.com/vegas-neon-museum

Just down the road from the Neon Museum is one of the oldest buildings in Las Vegas, part of Nevada State Park’s Old Mormon Fort Museum
https://www.planeta.com/vegas-fort

Sunset Viewing Area
Plane spotting. Free. Currently closed due to COVID19, the area is located on Sunrise between Paradise Road and Eastern Avenue. To listen to conversations among the pilots and the control tower, tune your radio to FM 101.1

T-Mobile
The newcomer on the Vegas Strip is a blast.

Want to visit …
Pioneer Saloon (est. 1913) in Goodsprings

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