It's been a long and interesting journey that will come to its conclusion at noon on Thursday. Interstate 11 otherwise known as the Boulder City Bypass, will open for travel. This new highway will cut around the historic town of Boulder City and for those traveling to or from Arizona and Las Vegas could cut about 20 minutes off your journey. The 15 miles of highway was … [Read more...] about The Boulder City Bypass Opens For Business on Thursday
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOZcKvrf4-I&t=1s Just 23 miles south of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign is Jean Nevada. Exit 12 on Interstate 15. It is home to the Gold Strike Casino and Hotel and now its also home to the worlds largest Chevron Travel Center. Hold the applause please, until the end.... This place is massive! A tourist stop all by itself. 96 gas … [Read more...] about The Largest Chevron Travel Center Opened in Jean and its Huge!
On Saturday, June 30, 1956 at about 10:30 in the morning, the world of aviation changed forever when a United Airlines Douglas DC-7 struck a Trans World Airlines Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation over the Grand Canyon National Park. Killing all 128 people on both flights. At the time of the crash, it was the deadliest U.S. commercial airline disaster and deadliest air … [Read more...] about The 1956 Grand Canyon Plane Crash That Changed it All
This is not exactly a Vegas Tourist blog post. More for the people who live here or want to know more about the characters who make Las Vegas home. And one to watch out for. Yes, a disgruntled customer with a blog!! On Friday, my wife took her Dodge Charger into Towbin Dodge for routine maintenance. While there, she admired a white Jeep Wrangler on the lot and being the … [Read more...] about How Towbin Lost The Sale
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1eNHhcuNM0&feature=youtu.be The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower opened in 1996 and is one of the cities most iconic landmarks. Viewable for miles around with its 900-foot tall tower. It sits in the city of Las Vegas, a half mile north of Sahara Avenue on the Las Vegas Boulevard. Depending on who you talk to, some will say its … [Read more...] about Is it safe to walk the Strip to the Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas?