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?
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 world's largest Chevron Travel Center. Hold the applause please, until the end.... This place is massive! It can be its own tourist stop! 96 gas pumps, 60 restroom stalls 50,000-square-foot … [Read more...] about The Largest Chevron Travel Center Opened in Jean and its Huge!