With the Federal Government shutdown, some of you are asking about what National Parks around Las Vegas are open? Well, I have good news for you, pretty much all of them are. The gates are open at least. But not much more. Call it a National Park Free Day/week. The Christmas Government Shutdown of 2018. What's Open? Grand Canyon National Park The North Rim closed … [Read more...] about National Parks, What’s Open?
When you call Las Vegas home, you gotta get out and play tourist once in a while. And that's what Miss Debbie and I did last week. We went off to see Terry Fator's "A Very Terry Christmas" show at the Mirage. This makes the third time I got to see the 2007 America's Got Talent winner perform in the theater named after him. Well, him, his seven-piece orchestra, his (new) … [Read more...] about Date Night: A Very Terry Christmas
The National Park Service has just released the "Fee Free" dates for 2019. The five days in 2019 that you will be able to visit any National Park in the country for free. Please remember that not all fees will be waived and not all national parks charge an entrance fee. Only 115 of the 418 parks managed by the National Park Service charge entrance fees regularly, with fees … [Read more...] about National Park Fee Free Dates 2019
Here it is, a few days before Thanksgiving and with some free time on our hands, Miss Debbie and I decided to take the Jeep out for some exercise and to visit some new places in Death Valley. Now that we have the off-road capabilities, there is a lot more territory for us to explore!! I chose Aguereberry point as our destination. Other people had told me that it’s one of the … [Read more...] about Death Valley and Aguereberry Point
So you are traveling to Las Vegas, just crossing the California border and you pass the usual places. But wait! The Gold Spike. What happened? The name is gone! Is the old place going away? Is it being torn down? Have no fear my Vegas travelers. It's just getting a much-needed facelift to go along with the new name by the new owners. Out with the Old! The Gold Strike was … [Read more...] about What Happened to the Gold Strike?