Yes, I know. There are people who come to Las Vegas and never leave the Strip. They can't fathom anything else beyond those bright lights and the crowds of people. Or maybe they just don't know what's really "out there"! While Las Vegas possesses a dreamy nightlife, you can rent a car and take a 40-minute drive south of Vegas that will bring you to the gorgeous Lake Mead … [Read more...] about 4 Fun Things to do at Lake Mead
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTkL_JQS09g Updated: 2/21/2021 The Dog You Didn't Know About On this day in 1941, the lovable black lab mutt who had become the unofficial mascot to all the men who built Hoover Dam was accidentally killed. I bet you didn't know that. Many people don't. Well, there is a reason (and a story) for that. He was Their friend, Their … [Read more...] about Talking About The Hoover Dam Dog
https://youtu.be/7E0j9KtxSIo What had been planned as a day trip with a group of photographers experiencing Death Valley National Park turned into a much-needed day of solitude for me as a winter snowstorm hit Las Vegas and everyone else canceled. Yes. Las Vegas gets snow occasionally! They Cancelled the Tour Really? Did they cancel? Awe Shucks!! I smiled to … [Read more...] about Leaving Las Vegas – For Death Valley!
If you drive between Las Vegas and Searchlight Nevada, out towards Boulder City, you have passed it and never knew it was there. In fact, many people living around here don't know its there. Yet it's so close to the highway that if you look closely, you may see the signs of its existence. A pet cemetery. Maybe not a "secret" pet cemetery. It is an illegal one since people … [Read more...] about Boulder City Secret Pet Cemetery
In about a month Las Vegas will lose another great connection to its glory days. The closing of the Liberace museum. Snicker if you want, but I have always said that this out of the way little bit of Vegas history is a must on any true Vegas tourists’ list. I don’t care what you thought of the man; his museum peels back the curtain and lets you see what made this piano player … [Read more...] about Liberace is Leaving the Building