Nevada Travel Guide

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Map of Nevada

Las Vegas






Valley of Fire State Park


Virginia City


Boulder City


Carson City


Mount Charleston




Incline Village


Lake Mead National Recreation Area








Great Basin National Park






West Wendover






Lake Tahoe State Park












Battle Mountain




Crystal Bay




Sand Harbor Beach State Recreation Area


Zephyr Cove


Amargosa Valley


Mustang Ranch








Las Vegas

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See all 421 Reno Tips
  • National Automobile Museum, Reno

    National Automobile Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Reno Things to Do

    the good old cars to the 50's to 70's is housed in the Third and Last Gallery of the National Car Museum. This is where you can find the fast and fabulous gas guzzlers of the period like the various car models from Auburn, Bugatti, Cord, Duesenberg, Ferrari, Franklin, Jaguar, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Pierce-Arrow, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Ferrari, BMW,...

  • Atlantis Casino Resort

    Atlantis Casino Resort

    Reno Hotels

    We stayed at this Casino/Resort/Hotel for 1 night in June, 2011. Room was a winning bid on...

  • Gowest Mural, Reno

    Gowest Mural

    Reno Things to Do

    This wonderful mural is located on the backside of the Reno Royal Motor Lodge. It covers the whole side of the buiding and it at least is beautifies the parking lot. I tried getting a better photo, but it was difficult with a couple of trucks in the way. Strangly there was one occupant in a truck giving me hard looks, but I just ignored him and...



See all 102 Laughlin Tips
  • Desert Dune Buggy Tour, Laughlin

    Desert Dune Buggy Tour

    Laughlin Things to Do

    Bob and I were totally pumped to catch some air hitting the sand rails in a dune buggy with Laughlin Adventure Tours . I think we both envisioned a hair-raising race across the desert as we shouted into the wind, loud enough for those behind to hear, "Oh yeah, eat dust baby!" It wasn't quite as imagined but it was fun and probably a whole lot...

  • Harrahs Hotel Laughlin

    Harrahs Hotel Laughlin

    Laughlin Hotels

    Flew in on Harrahs' TOTALREWARDS program with Republic Airlines (charter) out of Calgary. The trip...

  • Outlaw Motorcyclists, Laughlin

    Outlaw Motorcyclists

    Laughlin Warnings and Dangers

    Every spring there is a River Run that attracts thousands of motorcycle aficionados to the Laughlin area. Now most bikers are law-abiding citizens; many motorcycle clubs claim, with some justification, that they are victims of police sensationalism and media hype. But late one night last April (2002) there was a firefight on the casino floor at...


Valley of Fire State Park

  • Chipmunks Everywhere, Valley of Fire State Park

    Chipmunks Everywhere

    Valley of Fire State Park Things to Do

    Oh, it was our first sighting of a Chipmunk in the US, and how amazingly funny are these cute little critters. They were all over the park, and would follow us, when we were on foot of course, although, when we did stop, the Chipmunks we saw at the next stop, did look a little like the ones at the last stop :)It was great to see and spend a little...

  • Driving or Bike Riding, Valley of Fire State Park

    Driving or Bike Riding

    Valley of Fire State Park Transportation

    Driving a car through the Valley of Fire State Park is great, as you will see by my video, and there were plenty of motorbike riders and bicycle riders enjoying it too. I don't know about walking through though, really hot, but plenty of shade with the tall rocks, but still too hot I think.We found this place by chance as we were just passing the...

  • Rock Shapes, Valley of Fire State Park

    Rock Shapes

    Valley of Fire State Park Things to Do

    Oh, I don't know about this to be honest, we saw signs saying things like Elephant Rock and the like, next to a big rock that looked like, a big rock the size of an Elephant. And there were loads of rocks or groups of rocks with names to say what they look like, but I thought that was a load of rubbish really, and just one of those ways of...


Virginia City

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  • discrimination at the chollar mine,..., Virginia City

    discrimination at the chollar mine,...

    Virginia City Things to Do

    i was discriminated by them because im a disabled vet with a service dog. i walk fine, and they told me the dog was the issue. i showed them the dogs registration and a copy of the 1990 ADA act law. they said to bad.

  • Gold Hill Hotel

    Gold Hill Hotel

    Virginia City Hotels

    1540 Main Street, P.O. Box 710, Virginia City, Nevada, 89440, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Silver State National Peace Officers..., Virginia City

    Silver State National Peace Officers...

    Virginia City Things to Do

    This museum became the lifelong passion of Walter Gist who found a officers badge at a garage sale. He was distressed since officer badges should be passed down with honor, so he started to collect them in the hopes of finding them a proper place to display them with honor. This musuem is filled from top to bottom of wonderful historical artifacts....


Boulder City

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  • Hoover Dam Fridge Magnets, Boulder City

    Hoover Dam Fridge Magnets

    Boulder City Local Customs

    yes, I'm an avid collector of refrigerator magnets too besides the shot glasses and when visiting a destination, The first thing that I would buy are the shot glasses and the refrigerator magnets and here on a revisit at hoover dam, it is no different that I must buy these, and the variety and kinds of ref magnets here in the hoover dam souvenir...

  • Boulder Dam Hotel

    Boulder Dam Hotel

    Boulder City Hotels

    pretty white, multi-storied B&B Room rate includes full breakfast for 2, a complimentary glass of...

  • Hoover Dam Shot Glass, Boulder City

    Hoover Dam Shot Glass

    Boulder City Local Customs

    Having been an avid Collector of Refrigerator Magnets and Shot Glasses, I must buy a shot glass of The Hoover Dam here in boulder city to be a part of my extensive colection of Shot Glasses at home and here, you can buy a variety of Shot Glasses as souvenir items at the Hoover Dam Visitors Center which has souvenir shops selling it and they are...


Carson City

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  • Best Burger in Town!, Carson City

    Best Burger in Town!

    Carson City Restaurants

    We have dined at this restaurant numerous times and have never gone away disappointed - or hungry. Portions are large, fresh natural ingredients, many items made from scratch on premises. Staff is friendly, ambiance pleasant. Try the 1/2 pound burger or the eggplant sandwich. or the homemade Veggie Burger. The Thai Sald is great as a side.

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Carson City

    Hampton Inn & Suites Carson City

    Carson City Hotels

    10 Hospitality Way, Carson City, Nevada, 89706, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Watch the Weather, Carson City

    Watch the Weather

    Carson City Warnings and Dangers

    Carson City is still desert and the weather can change quickly and dramatically. While I was visiting it was fairly warm; then they predicted snow overnight. The snowfall did not quite get to the elevation of Carson City but was rather heavy slightly higher. You need to keep an eye on the weather here.


Mount Charleston

  • Driving up highway 157 road to Mount..., Mount Charleston

    Driving up highway 157 road to Mount...

    Mount Charleston Warnings and Dangers

    When driving up the grade on highway 157 to Mount Charleston be very careful. The posted speed limit on this 2 lane road is 60 mph. Impatient motorists traveling behind you will speed very dangerously tail gating you, and then drive around you passing you up around 80 mph because they act like they got a hot date or something. Please drive the...

  • A new day, Mount Charleston

    A new day

    Mount Charleston Off The Beaten Path

    View of the sunrise from the Mount Charleston Hotel. Its still gray and cloudy at that point, but it will burn off quickly and convert the sky to perfect Nevada blue. Early morning is a great time for a drive on the mountain. While driving, 2 foxes sprinted across the road and a deer meandered roadside, foraging for food.The sun crept slowly past...

  • An icy afternoon, Mount Charleston

    An icy afternoon

    Mount Charleston Off The Beaten Path

    Ice and snow accumulate on the balcony of the room at the Mount Charleston Hotel. By midday, most of it has melted into slush. But overnight frosty temperatures will replenish the accumulation.



See all 18 Elko Tips
  • Downtown, Elko


    Elko Things to Do

    Elko has a reasonably good-sized, interesting downtown that offers more varied sights and eating, etc., than one will find along I-80. I recommend visiting here, whether just driving through town or not, to get a better taste of town and what it has to offer.

  • Hilton Garden Inn Elko

    Hilton Garden Inn Elko

    Elko Hotels

    3650 East Idaho Street, Elko, Nevada, 89801, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Home-Made Cornish Pasties & Pies, Elko

    Home-Made Cornish Pasties & Pies

    Elko Restaurants

    This is a great little place on the edge of downtown Elko, and a great example of why one, even when just driving through on the freeway, should skip the chain crud in the gas-station stops and shopping centres along the freeway and venture into town to see what the real town has to offer.This is a little bakery that produces Cornish pasties,...


Incline Village

Lake Mead National Recreation Area


See all 21 Ely Tips
  • Nevada Northern Railway, Ely

    Nevada Northern Railway

    Ely Things to Do

    The Nevada Northern Railway is a registered National Historic Landmark. It consists of the original railway locomotives, rolling stock, track and buildings that served the copper mining region of central Nevada for over a century. It is being preserved by a not-for-profit historic foundation.Track for the Nevada Northern Railway was laid over a...

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Ely

    La Quinta Inn & Suites Ely

    Ely Hotels

    1591 Great Basin Boulevard, Ely, Nevada, 89301, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 2 out of 5 stars

  • There are options......, Ely

    There are options......

    Ely Transportation

    The authoritative page on how to get to Ely is on the Nevada Northern Railway's website. You can find it at It has infomation about driving routes, fly and drive, and train and drive. There is also information on motels and food on their website under VISIT.



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See all 38 Goldfield Tips
  • Tourist Goldfield Kitsch, Goldfield

    Tourist Goldfield Kitsch

    Goldfield Shopping

    On the north side of town, across from the Public Library is a rambling cluster of weather beaten buildings that collectively are a shop selling all sorts of junk related to the gold rush era that was Goldfield. One of the bargain items to buy is a chunk of the goldfield ore, but there are old bottles and other items found around the area. The...

  • Mining Equipment for Sale, Goldfield

    Mining Equipment for Sale

    Goldfield Shopping

    Along Crook Avenue (US 95), north of the Goldfield Hotel is a for sale sign and a collection of mining equipment. Goldfield has become more active in recent years as the price of gold has increased to the point where mining the gold dust ore is more profitable.

  • More Goldfield Hotel Images, Goldfield

    More Goldfield Hotel Images

    Goldfield Things to Do

    The size of this building, and the vacant attempts to renovate it deserve more images. The backside includes an a/c shaft and improved elevator system, neither of which are operational. Also, there's a US Geological Survey marker retrofit to the main entrance flooring. The building is believed to sit on an old mine shaft. Finally, note the interior...


Great Basin National Park

  • Obey Warning Signs, Great Basin National Park

    Obey Warning Signs

    Great Basin National Park Warnings and Dangers

    This is a wild area, do not feed or approach the animals. The ecosystem here is fragile and easily damaged so please stay on the trails. The trails are very primitive and steep in spots and footing can be difficult. In addition, as with many steeper trails, there are these rocks placed across the trail to help channel rain runoff and decrease...

  • The Border Inn

    The Border Inn

    Great Basin National Park Hotels

    Hwy 6 & 50 (Utah-Nevada Border) , PO Box 30, Baker, Nevada, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Road Closures, Great Basin National Park

    Road Closures

    Great Basin National Park Transportation

    Much of the park is at a high elevation and snow can occur at any time of the year. Check with the park website or at the visitors center for any road closures within the park. Part of the Scenic Drive was closed when I visited.


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Elko Hotels
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Carson City Hotels
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Boulder City Hotels
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Hawthorne Hotels
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Incline Village Hotels
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Beatty Hotels
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Henderson Hotels
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Mount Charleston Hotels
43 Reviews - 71 Photos
Sand Harbor Beach State Recreation Area Hotels
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Alamo Hotels
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    Warm and pleasant, Nevada vacations will keep you smiling. You can plan an outing at South Nevada Zoological Botanical Park, golf on one of the many manicured greens, check out the ancient artifacts...