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)
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So you have had enough of the Las Vegas Strip and want to spend a day away from all the tourist madness? Maybe you want to see what's outside the city? Well, I have just the remedy for you. A day trip. Go rent a car, get some supplies and head out of town and see the rest of the world around us. See why people who live here have better things to do than be on the Strip! My … [Read more...] about Las Vegas Day Trip: Valley of Fire Loop
Who would have ever thought that a little town built in 1931, in the middle of the Mohave desert, far from anything resembling existence, a town built to house the dam workers for what would become Hoover Dam; would one day become home to one of the top film festivals in the world?? Surpise!! It Has!! Boulder City? When I first started to do tours and I learned of … [Read more...] about What is The Dam Short Film Festival?
It's almost September and that means one of my favorite events of the year will soon be here. What is it?? The 11th Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector Car Auction (also plenty of collector automobile-related memorabilia!). The dates are September 27 -29, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. If you love cars of almost all eras and types, as well as some really cool … [Read more...] about Barrett-Jackson Returns to Las Vegas!
It wasn't supposed to be this way! Really. It's the middle of May and according to all the sports prognosticators, the Vegas Golden Knights were supposed to be sitting in the field house, licking their wounds after an absolute dismal inaugural season. Not out chasing after the Stanley Cup. This was supposed to be the quiet moments where MGM was going to be busy rounding … [Read more...] about The Aces Are Coming!