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Valley of Fire State Park

We spent a day visiting the Valley of Fire State Park while we were in the Las Vegas area. It was well over 100° the day we went. We’d planned on doing some hikes, but once we got there…it was just too hot so we stuck to the scenic road and saw as much as … Continue reading »

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Las Vegas, NV

Fabulous Las Vegas. We spent a week in the area and did our best to experience everything we could. On our very first afternoon in the area we drove down The Strip and on the first big billboard I see…Elvis. Oh Lordy. Littlest and I are huge Elvis fans thanks to my mom. I grew up … Continue reading »

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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest…Welcome to Death Valley National Park! Situated on the California/Nevada border, Death Valley is known for it’s extremes and oddities. We spent one whole day and four partial days exploring DVNP. Near mile marker 10 as you drive into DVNP from Beatty, NV you get to experience what they call Hell’s Gate. You … Continue reading »

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Carson City, NV

We made it to Nevada! You can’t get much different from Alaska than Nevada. Where Alaska is cool, lush, and green, Nevada is a hot, desolate desert. We’re loving it! We stayed in Carson City for a week. There’s not much to do in this area but we wanted to hit the Capitol City and a … Continue reading »

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