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Nevada Travel Guide

Our Nevada travel guide will provide all you need to know to plan your trip to Nevada. We research places to stay, the best restaurants, the top attractions, the best day trips and highlight special festivals and events. From the casinos in Las Vegas to the sparkling blue waters of Lake Tahoe, you will find what you need to know about Nevada travel.
  1. Lake Tahoe (7)
  2. Las Vegas (30)
  3. Reno, Nevada (11)

Hoover Dam - Tours, Visitors Center, Driving Restrictions
Hoover Dam is an engineering marvel. You can visit this beautiful dam and see the sparkling blue waters of Lake Mead, walk across the dam, and if you have the right vehicle, drive across Hoover Dam.

Carson City, Nevada – Worth a Stop for History and Small Town Charm
Carson City, just 30 minutes from Reno, is the capitol of Nevada. It’s an unassuming town, but worth a stop just to soak up the charm of the vintage homes and gardens. Spend at least a day in Carson City and find out what Nevada history treasures you can find. Carson City is colorful, quaint and definitely will hold your interest.

Laughlin, Nevada - What You Need to Know About the Real Laughlin
Laughlin, Nevada is a gambler's paradise right on the Colorado River. With great water sports, low cost rooms and lots of gambling, Laughlin is a destination for the savvy gambler and vacationer.

Nevada's Area 51 - UFO Capitol of the World?
Area 51 in Nevada is a world-wide destination for UFO enthusiasts. What what will you actually see the desert and small towns around Area 51? Is it worth visiting?

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Lake Mead, formed by Hoover Dam, and Lake Mohave, by Davis Dam, on the Colorado River and more than one million acres of surrounding desert and mountains comprise this first national recreation area established by an act of Congress. Nine developed areas on both lakes offer a wide range of accommodations and services year-round.

Windmill Ridge Cabins and Restaurant in Alamo, Nevada
Windmill Ridge, ovelooking a beautiful spring-fed valley in Alamo, Nevada (north of Las Vegas), has 15 newly built cabins and a great restaurant. It's a quiet retreat with all the comforts of home.

Finding Dark Sky Astronomy Sites in Nevada
Want to find dark sky sites in the Nevada? Nevada is known best for its bright lights and gambling but it does offer some destinations with night skies that attract stargazers and amateur astronomers.

Camping in Nevada
David Sweet, our About.com Guide to Camping provides this quick reference to campsites in Nevada State Parks, National Parks and Forests, private campgrounds and more.

Nevada for Gay and Lesbian Travelers
Nevada has many faces. Some are very welcoming to the GLBT traveler. Some offer glam and glitz and some offer outdoor recreation. Find out more in our Nevada guide for the gay and lesbian traveler.

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