Valley of Fire

Valley of Fire State Park

Want to see something other than the Las Vegas Strip?  Just one hour off the Las Vegas Strip, to the north, is an entirely different scenery, some say a different universe!  It’s called the Valley of Fire State Park and it was Nevada’s very first state park (1935). What’s it…

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Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon

Less than thirty minutes from the Las Vegas Strip and what seems like a universe away is Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Better known simply as “Red Rock Park” or “Red Rock”. Not to be confused with a nearby casino called “Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa”. Red Rock…

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Mount Charleston

Mount Charleston

So you think Las Vegas is nothing but a dry, empty desert filled with three million residents and few thousand tourists? Look to the west, my friend, and look to the mountains. The tall peaks you see? That’s the Mount Charleston Wilderness Area. The Mount Charleston Wilderness Area is located…

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