Nevada

Death Valley – 3 Million Acres of Weird

2022 brought us a visit to Death Valley National Park, an area once described by The New York Times as “3 million acres of weird.” But first things first: meet our new family member and adventure buddy! Two days after getting Finn, a 10-week old English Cream Golden Retriever...

Baker, NV: Great Basin National Park

It’s the Grate Basin!  OK, not that Grate Basin.  Of course this is not the National Park Service approved sign, nor the proper spelling. Let’s try this one instead!  That looks better. We’re headed out for 2 months in Idaho and California, including 5 new (to us)...

Valley of Fire, Nevada: Catchin’ a Desert Wave

If Sedona, AZ and Moab, UT had a tiny little baby and plunked it in the middle of the Sahara Desert, that would be Valley of Fire State Park, in Southern Nevada!  The good news for readers of this blog, who are undoubtedly sick to death of seeing Philip’s and my ugly mugs, is...

Las Vegas, NV: Spotlight Attraction – The Neon Museum

The Neon Museum outside downtown Las Vegas is a phantasm of light, color, and history!  All of the neon contained in their 2.62-acre “boneyard park” has been preserved from old Vegas casinos, hotels and businesses when they were torn down or remodeled.   In...