Hiking

Valley of Fire State Park Nevada

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As the name appropriately suggests, Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada is an absolutely stunning visual spectacle to behold. The oldest state park in Nevada, the area spans over 42,000 acres and features fantastic red sandstone formations created by shifting sand dunes during the age of dinosaurs.   Located 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas, this park […]

Hiking Red Rock Canyon Nevada Part I

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When you think of Las Vegas Nevada, what words typically come to mind? Gambling? Entertainment? Partying? Debauchery? 24 hour marriages? How about hiking paradise? Red Rock Canyon certainly fits the bill.   Often taking a back seat to its flashier reputation for over-the-top indulgence and extreme extravagance, Las Vegas also offers some of the most beautiful […]

Las Vegas Travel Tips

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Who’s kidding who – the big draw for Las Vegas Nevada is the gaming resorts, restaurants, shopping, Broadway calibre shows and after hours night clubs. But did you know the self-described Entertainment Capital of the World is also an outstanding destination for more health conscious outdoor enthusiasts too? The marketing and advertising for Sin City has […]

Google Maps Does Grand Canyon

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Without a doubt, one of our favorite trips of 2012 was hiking the Grand Canyon. Words alone cannot do adequate justice to describe the awe-inspiring experience of seeing this Natural Wonder of the World in person. But now, thanks to Google Maps, you will be able to get a “street view” of this amazing destination. Outfitted […]