We woke up Thursday morning to the tragic news that Death Valley lost another piece of its iconic history. The historic garage at Scotty’s Castle in Death Valley was destroyed by fire and a second building was damaged. The historic landmark in Death Valley National Park has been closed for ongoing repair work after extensive flood damage in 2015. The main building (the … [Read more...] about Fire destroys Scotty’s Castle visitor center
Earlier this week, the news headlines gave us another grim reminder that Death Valley National Park is a beautiful place to visit, but it can also be a dangerous place to visit. Even for those who are experienced. "DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- An Arizona tourist died and his wife was rescued Friday after their vehicle got two flat tires and they went missing in Death … [Read more...] about Death Valley Claims Another One
About 90 minutes south of Las Vegas sits a little gambling town called Laughlin Nevada. It sits right on the Colorado River and on the other side is Bullhead City, Arizona as well as easy access to the Grand Canyon and Phoenix Arizona. As well as the western ghost town of Oatman. Up until 1987, there was no easy way to cross the mighty Colorado River from Laughlin to … [Read more...] about A Casino Owner, A Bridge and Your Tax Dollars
https://youtu.be/6KZigyArsjQ Normally, the first part of January is one of the busiest for those who work on the Las Vegas Strip. The annual tech convention, CES is normally in town and filling the hotels up with over 150,000 attendees. Most of the cities largest convention spaces are filled with booths where companies from all over the world display their latest and … [Read more...] about CES 2021 Launches Virtually
This little bit of news should send some of you who believe you are being tracked and monitored, off the deep end! It's a new tool currently in Beta that is designed to help those who panic too easily and who want to avoid crowds. Yes. Avoid the crowds! The website is to help travelers identify areas that are less crowded in cities all around the United States. Known … [Read more...] about New tool to aid socially distanced travel
The Virgin brand has always stood out by the way they market their properties. The first ad for their Virgin Hotel Las Vegas was recently released and it rocks!! The new hotel will open in the first part of January 2021! [arve url="https://youtu.be/jTZBQrK85Ds" title="Virgin Las Vegas Sets New Opening Date" description="Virgin Hotels Las Vegas New Video Ad" … [Read more...] about Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Releases New Ad
With the Governors of California and Nevada not working on any plans for economic recovery, the $600 million bond offering for the High-Speed rail line between Las Vegas and California has been put on hold. Earlier this year, California State officials approved a $600 million private activity bond allocation, which was supposed to raise up to $2.4 billion for the project. In … [Read more...] about Vegas to LA high-speed rail project hits snag
The one thing many long time Las Vegas tourists miss most is the 99-cent shrimp cocktail that was served for over 50 years at the Golden Gate Resort on Fremont Street. The Shrimp Cocktail Returns When the new Circa resort opens up next week, the Saginaw’s Deli will offer the once-popular appetizer at the legendary throwback price of only ninety-nine cents. Ready for … [Read more...] about The 99-cent Shrimp Cocktail Returns. Sort of!
It looks like the Elon Musk tunneling company's underground transportation system will soon be expanding. The Boring Company has submitted its special use permit application to the City of Las Vegas and intends to file a land use application in Clark County shortly. The first step in the process to construct The Vegas Loop transportation system. Proposed as a transportation … [Read more...] about The “Loop” to the Stadium?
What was The Hard Rock Resort and is currently transitioning to be The Virgin Hotel Las Vegas, has finally announced its opening date. If all stays on course, the remodeled and rebranded property will open its doors on Jan. 15, 2021 The hotel-casino had said in August that it may not open this fall as originally planned. The original date was in December. Like many other … [Read more...] about Virgin Hotels Las Vegas announces opening date