Tag Archives: Nevada

Valley of Fire State Park: Simply WOW!

The lights! The glitz! The shine! From the bizarre to the beautiful, Las Vegas has it all: New York, NY, The Venetian, Caesars Palace, and Paris—and the Bellagio water fountain show. When the neon of Vegas becomes too much, head … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for Another Snowbird Tax?

In recent stories I reported that the governor of two northern states have declared war on the so-called rich snowbird. Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota proposed a snowbird tax on residents who live 60 days to just under six months in the … Continue reading

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50 Magnificent RV Trips

You might have seen it on a shelf and thought, “I should pick that up.” It’s the national bestseller, “1,000 Places to See Before You Die.” Sometimes the best adventures are those in your own backyard. Here, in alphabetical order, … Continue reading

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Nevada Gold Rush Fills RV Parks

In Nevada’s gold country the global boom that’s pushed gold prices to an all-time high—currently approaching $1,700 per ounce—brought an influx of jobs to mining towns like Elko, population 18,000. In most every way Nevada is still reeling from the … Continue reading

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National Parks Create Visitors, Money & Jobs

Visitors to the National Park System (NPS) contributed more than $31 billion to local economies and supported 258,000 jobs in 2010, an increase of $689 million and 11,500 jobs over 2009, according to a report issued by the National Park … Continue reading

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New Mesquite RV Park Opens Soon

Construction workers are putting the finishing touches on a new RV park located on the property formerly planned for a condominium development in Mesquite, Nevada. However, when the real estate market collapsed, the finished condos sat vacant. The owners went … Continue reading

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Dramatic Discoveries as Great Basin National Park Celebrates Anniversary

Established in 1986, Great Basin National Park continues to be home to America’s most interesting animals and plant species. According to the National Park Service (NPS) the “sky island” geography of the Great Basin region is responsible for trapping species … Continue reading

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Membership camping: 8 Western Horizon Parks for Sale

Western Horizon Resorts (WHR), an owner and operator of private membership, RV resorts, and RV travel related services, has listed eight of its recreational vehicle parks for sale, with a combined 1,839 RV sites for a total of $28.13 million. … Continue reading

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Snowbird destinations: Nevada

Nevada, whose name means snow-covered in Spanish, is part of America’s Great Basin. But that doesn’t mean all is flat; the state has some spectacular scenery to discover once the Snowbird leaves the glitz of Las Vegas and Reno behind. … Continue reading

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Hoover Dam Bypass Project: Bridging America Event

The Bridging America at the Hoover Dam Event is scheduled for Saturday, October 16, 2010, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. This public event is a celebration of the completion of the Hoover Dam Bypass. The Bypass will NOT be open to … Continue reading

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