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Sightseeing Around Las Vegas
This was a mother-daughter trip to Las Vegas… Mom—Louise Doherty— and daughter—Linda Doherty live in New Hampshire, and love to sight see in Nevada. The aim of the trip was to see places they hadn’t visited before. Follow along on their adventure…
Having lived in Nevada for more than 17 years, I shamefully admit I’d never made it to the elusive, yet alluring southeastern part of the state. Knowing there are endless, incredible finds in this region, I decided to make it the frontrunner for a killer roadtrip. By flying to Las Vegas from Reno, making my way north to Ely, and then looping back down U.S. Highway 93 to Vegas, I hoped to encounter a few new travel experiences.
Vegas to Elko
March 19, 2014
I was insistent upon driving to the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko this year. Having lived in Nevada since 1997 and in Las Vegas since 1998, I knew I was missing out on the unique history of the state by always heading to an airport instead of hopping in a car when traveling.