Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Great Basin National Park is one of 60 sites in the United States with a national park designation, and one of 4 National Park Service Sites in Nevada. Its name is derived from its location in the Great Basin which consists of most of the state of Nevada, western Utah, and parts of southern Oregon. …

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8 Interesting Facts About Las Vegas

The famous and iconic Las Vegas welcome sign

My travels to Las Vegas over the years have usually been for a conference—something the city is well equipped to handle given its infrastructure. Most recently, at Blog World Expo I spoke on the subject of “Travel Porn,” and it got me thinking that it was high time we cover some “fact porn” about one …

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Las Vegas/Blog World Recap

I’m finally out of Vegas and have arrived in Newport Beach, CA. I’m staying at the Newport Beach Fairmont, courtesy of Fairmont Hotels. After a week at Circus Circus, staying here is like Jed Clampet moving from a shack in Kentucky to a Beverly Hills Mansion. Sunday I drove Rob of to Los Angles …

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Why I Love Vegas

I don’t gamble and seldom drink, yet I love Las Vegas. I know a lot of seasoned travelers who loathe visiting Vegas. I understand their apprehension, but despite all the places I’ve been I still get a rush when I drive down the strip at night. It has been two and a half years since …

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