Last Thursday, the beginning of the panic in Las Vegas, I decided to take a drive to visit my favorite place around, Hoover Dam. Just to see if at least the bridge viewing was open. Short answer: No. It's all on lockdown. As it should be. It is a National Treasure and needs to be protected. FYI: It's VERY well protected. Book Your Hoover Dam Tour Now It was a nice drive down … [Read more...] about Is Hoover Dam Open for Tours?
Hoover Dam is one of the engineering marvels of the modern era and was built literally in the middle of nowhere during the Great Depression. Pretty much everyone at the time said it was not going to work. It was too large, too complex and it would fail. Obviously, the experts were wrong! Today, it still stands as a tribute to America's will to survive and thrive as well as … [Read more...] about Hoover Dam Tours Updates (updated)
This morning, as I was out capturing pictures of what remained of the "Blizzard of 2019", I was out at Hoover Dam before the tours started to show up. That's when I remember what day it was. February 21. To most people, that's just another day. However, I am not a normal person. So I have been told by a few people! To me, a Las Vegas tourism professional. This date has … [Read more...] about Remembering Nig, The Hoover Dam Dog
Editors Note: This is in response to a recent Facebook post I made about how a few things on a recent tour made me go Hmmm.... If you are easily offended by anything, please move on.... Here's The Story! Being a tour guide in Las Vegas and living in Las Vegas, I learned quickly that no matter how long you are in this business, you really have not seen it all and there are … [Read more...] about Topless at Hoover Dam
Being a tour guide and visiting Hoover Dam a few thousand times, you would think I would want to stay away from it on my time off. Most times you would be right. However, tonite and Thursday night, the historic dam goes Blue (turquoise) in support of the LUNG FORCE initiative and the fight against lung cancer. How could I resist a night time excursion with an offer like … [Read more...] about Historic Hoover Dam Goes Blue