Category: Day Trips

Area 51 Tours from Las Vegas

It is true that Area 51 does exist and is a Federal facility operated by the US Air Force. It is a testing and research area for extremely top secret equipment. No you can not get in to the area and taking photographs of the installation are prohibited. The scenic road to get there is […]

Hiking Lone Mountain

Lone Mountain is an isolated and rocky butte in Northwest Metro Las Vegas. It provides a variety of hiking trails of different trail classes including Class 2, Class 3 and Class 4. Depending on the route selected, trails can include segments of all three. Lone Mountain has two trail heads – East and West, both […]


Small Town. Big Smiles. Fallon and Churchill County are mostly agricultural areas. Although the area is arid, approximately 50,000 acres (200 km2) of its pastureland are irrigated with water from the Truckee–Carson Irrigation District. The principal crop grown here is alfalfa for livestock feed. The “Heart O’ Gold” cantaloupes of Churchill County were once distributed […]

Lake Mead Cruises

Only minutes from the glitter and glamour of Las Vegas is a very different kind of fun! Just a short drive from the valley of neon lies another world – Lake Mead and the mighty Hoover Dam. The waters of Lake Mead are home to the beautiful, roomy, comfortable, smooth excursion vessel of Lake Mead […]