Category: Southern

City – A massive, 1.5-mile-long art sculpture built

Described as a display featuring and merging multi-cultural styles, practices and construction including Egyptian as well as pre-Columbian cities in Central and South America.   Originally funded and created by artist Michael Heizer.   Access is permitted strictly by advance reservations – currently being booked months in advance. Reservations are available via the foundation’s website: […]

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 […]

Glittering Lights at LVMS

An annual tradition for young and old are the Glittering Lights, held in November and December. Considered Nevada’s premiere drive-thru light show along a 2.5 mile course under the grandstands and thru part of the parking area. Rated by CNN as one of the best places to see Christmas Lights in the USA and by […]

Desert Flying Club

From Website: Desert Flying Club (DFC) was formed as a non-profit organization aimed at bringing together the Las Vegas aviation community. Our missions statement pretty much says it all: “To create an aviation community where people can make lasting friendships, fly more economically, & become safer pilots.” Creating a community with events, socials, fly-outs, etc […]

Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest

Celebrate the holidays with a cherished Southern Nevada tradition – the Magical Forest at Opportunity Village! The Magical Forest is a winter wonderland filled with millions of sparkling lights, nightly entertainment, delicious food and endless holiday cheer. What began as a modest holiday event to thank donors and in-kind contributors for helping build Opportunity Village’s […]

Nelson Hills OHV Trails

Beautiful desert scenery surround an area with numerous steep and challenging hill climbs, twisting rock formations and laced with small canyons and the occasional dry river wash. Not recommended for a new rider but acceptable terrain is available for the intermediate and experienced. This can be a fun place to explore and experience that is […]

Eldorado Dry Lake Bed

A large flat dry lake bed that offers only novice or beginner terrain. No services or facilities are available. Strong winds are common that can produce dirt devils and blowing dust/debris. The some areas are often littered with trash, broken glass and scrap metal so care must be taken when riding in the area. There […]

Jean Dry Lake

Jean Dry Lake provides hundreds of miles of trails to the casual and expert Off-highway vehicle enthusiast alike. At the center of the area is the area’s namesake, Jean Dry Lake. Although the name implies that the lakebed is dry, it has the potential of flooding and holding water long after a rainfall. After substantial […]

Arrow Canyon Wilderness

The Arrow Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 27,530 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Arrow Canyon Wilderness is with in the state of Nevada. In 2002, the Arrow Canyon Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you […]