https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTkL_JQS09g Updated: 2/21/2021 The Dog You Didn't Know About On this day in 1941, the lovable black lab mutt who had become the unofficial mascot to all the men who built Hoover Dam was accidentally killed. I bet you didn't know that. Many people don't. Well, there is a reason (and a story) for that. He was Their friend, Their … [Read more...] about Talking About The Hoover Dam Dog
[arve url="https://youtu.be/MOxXbkRT9Bk" title="Are we able to visit the hoover dam during the shutdown?" description="Is the Hoover Dam open for tourists?" /] 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 … [Read more...] about Is Hoover Dam Open for Tours?
SEMA 2018 just wrapped up at the Las Vegas Convention Center and after the show, a lot of the specialty cars and trucks we saw on the tradeshow floor, headed out for one final day of photoshoots before being loaded up in the cushy trailers and taken back to their homes. So where do you head when you want the ultimate desert backdrop for your photos of the tricked out cars … [Read more...] about Where to Go After SEMA? To The Gold Mine, Of Course!
As some of you may already know, The National Park Service (NPS) recently announced that on June 1, most seven-day vehicle passes to enter national parks will be increased by five dollars. Most other fees will stay the same. It Could Have Been Worse Back in October, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke proposed the idea of more than doubling peak-season admission at 17 popular … [Read more...] about The New National Park Fees
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prDU1AEhgnM Recently I was cleaning up some old files and came across a video from a few years ago when I was on tour with a group that did the helicopter/boat adventure at the Grand Canyon West. This is one of two helicopter tours they sell as options. You have the heli-boat tour sold by Sundance and Grand Canyon/Pappion and you have a … [Read more...] about Grand Canyon West Helicopter Ride
[arve url="https://youtu.be/28M3qQwd9z0" title="The New Zip Line at Grand Canyon West " description="Grand Canyon West Zipline" /] We Go Zip'ing The Hualapai Indians, owners of the Grand Canyon West, home of the Skywalk, recently added a zip line to their attraction and invited some tour guides and operators out to try it out. I had never been on a zip line so I … [Read more...] about Zip Line at The Grand Canyon West
One of the greatest joys I have as a professional tour guide is showing people from other countries, the real America. The one that they seem to not really know or understand. Like today, I was out in Death Valley with a small group. The words I kept hearing were "WOW".. "I never knew"... or "I didn't expect this..." Then you meet the people who made it their life quest … [Read more...] about From Sweden with Awe!
https://youtu.be/rmovWluLpEA Monday's are one of those days most people dread. The weekend is over and a full week of work is staring them right in their morning bloodshot eyes. In Vegas, it's almost 100 degrees before you even get that first cup of coffee and slip on your winter gloves to hang on to the hot steering wheel. Then you have the Vegas tourists and their guide … [Read more...] about Mondays are Always Better at the Grand Canyon | Video
This Week, Mark and Debbie talk about their adventures with Las Vegas ATV Tours. Taking a few hours to ride the Nellis Sand Dunes with some of the best ATV tour guides in the business and enjoying the scenery while getting a bit of a sun tan with the first days of the heat wave in Las Vegas!! (Corey, you were amazing!) Mark sits down and talks with Las Vegas territory member … [Read more...] about 234 Talking Las Vegas ATV Tours
On a recent tour up to Bryce Canyon National Park, I took a little detour and headed up through Zion National Park. Two of the most beautiful National Parks you can see on a day trip out of Las Vegas. Being a Tuesday morning in the beginning of April, I did not expect to find traffic problems, but I did. At 10am, they were already telling people not to park inside the park, … [Read more...] about No Room at the Canyon??