Tag: Nevada

Nevada Road Trip: Tonopah to Las Vegas

We traveled from Tonopah to Las Vegas after completing our Highway 50 road trip. We saw the painted cars of the International Car Forest, the wild donkeys of Beatty, and stopped by the Area 51 Alien Travel Center before we arrived at our hotel in Las Vegas.

Highway 50 Road Trip : 6th and Final Day – Carson City, Tonopah

Our official sixth and final day of our Highway 50 : Loneliest Road in America road trip concluded in Carson City, Nevada. We continued through Nevada to stay the night at the Mizpah Hotel in Tonopah.

Highway 50 Road Trip – Day 5 – Virginia City

Day five or our Highway 50 : Loneliest Road in America road trip was spent off of Highway 50 in Virginia City, Nevada. We spent the day touring a historic cemetery, touring the haunted Mackay Mansion Museum, taking the Ponderosa Mine Tour, and visiting the Comstock Firemen’s Museum.

Highway 50 Road Trip – Day 4 – Fort Churchill State Park, Fallon, Dayton, Virginia City

Day four of our Highway 50 : Loneliest Road in America road trip taken in September 2021. We started the day touring Fort Churchill State Historic Park, the Churchill County Museum, and made it to Virginia City where we would be spending the next two nights.

Highway 50 Road Trip : Day 3 – Eureka and Austin

Day three of our Highway 50: Loneliest Road in America road trip took us from Eureka, Nevada to Fort Churchill State Park. We stopped at Hickison Petroglyphs, Austin Courthouse, Stokes Castle, saw some telegraph station and pony express ruins, tossed shoes into the Shoe Tree, and ate an enormous burger at Middlegate Station before we camped for the night at Samuel Bucklands Campground inside the Fort Churchill State Historic Park.

Highway 50 Road Trip – Day 2 : Ely and Eureka

Day two of our Highway 50, Loneliest Road in America road trip through Nevada. We stopped at Ward Charcoal Ovens State Park, White Pine County Museum, Northern Nevada Railway, and ate a delicious dinner at the Jailhouse Cellblock Restaurant in Ely, Nevada before staying the night at the Gold Country Inn in Eureka, Nevada.

Highway 50 Road Trip – Day 1: Lehman Caves and Baker, Nevada

Our first day road tripping on the Loneliest Road in America, Highway 50, in September 2021. Day one includes stops to see the Lehman Caves in the Great Basin National Park, Baker Archaeological Site, the Border Inn, and camping at Cleve Creek Campground.

Roadtripping: The Extraterrestrial Highway

Extraterrestrial Highway Highway 375, Nevada April 2, 2021 We spent a few days in Las Vegas to get out of Los Angeles for a bit.  Our purpose was to do some exploring outside of the Las Vegas environs.  We also did a hike on the Historic Railroad Trail near the Lake Mead Recreation Area in

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Historic Railroad Trail and Hoover Dam

 Historic Railroad Trail and the Hoover Dam Boulder City, Nevada March 31, 2021    The plan was to head to the Lake Mead Recreation Area in Boulder City, Nevada on Wednesday and drive the Extraterrestrial Highway on Thursday.  I wanted to get to Lake Mead around 9am which is when the visitor center opens.  We

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Las Vegas During COVID

Las Vegas During COVID : March 30 – April 2, 2021 We headed to Las Vegas the last week of March to take a break from Los Angeles, and explore the surrounding area.  With COVID restrictions beginning to loosen many places were in the process of re-opening, though many storefronts and eateries remained closed, but I’ll

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