Two friends embark on America's Loneliest Highway to prove that they're not boring. Along the way they'll encounter history, spontaneous wine walks, wild burros, and an appreciate for the rugged landscape in the heart of the Great Basin.
Yesterday: Nevada Tourist Roads are Calling You
This story originally appeared in the January/February 1946 issue of Nevada Highways and Parks. Americans have at last emerged from the A-card era and entered the “fill ‘er up” stage. The Great War has ended. Gas rationing is out, tires are much easier to get with good prospects for future supplies. New cars, with trimmer lines and post-war styles, are beginning to show themselves on the highways.
Yesterday: Driving Into History
In 1909 pioneer motorist Alice Ramsey took an automobile, and women drivers, a long way. BY PHILLIP I. EARL This story first appeared in the April 1992 issue of Nevada Magazine. Three quarters of a century ago, women drivers were viewed not only as a danger to themselves and others but also as a […]
Kingston for a Day, or Three
Tiny town serves as a perfect base for middle-of-Nevada roadtrip. BY MEGG MUELLER & ERIC CACHINERO There’s a funny conundrum travel writers often face. We’re tasked with discovering little-known gems and encouraging readers to feed their wanderlust and emulate our adventures. Except, we really don’t want any of you to go to Kingston. OK, that’s […]
Alien jerky, pioneer graffiti, and a hiking kitty cap an adventurous itinerary. STORY & PHOTOS BY SYDNEY MARTINEZ 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, incred- ible finds in this region, […]