Butterfly Habitat Opens for Spring

The Springs Preserve Botanical Gardens welcomes spring with its seasonal Butterfly Habitat, open now. Hundreds of butterflies and an array of plants have returned for the seasonal exhibit. Guests have the chance to wander through the unique butterfly habitat and witness the fascinating dance between free-flying butterflies and the plants that sustain them. Guests will gain a […]
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Yoda Balloon to Appear at 2015 Great Reno Balloon Race

The Jedi Master Yoda balloon comes to The Great Reno Balloon Race (GRBR) bringing balance to northern Nevada’s sky this Sept. 11-13 at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. Yoda will appear alongside his 86-foot counterpart from the Dark Side, the Sith Lord Darth Vader, for the three-day event. Both balloons will travel from Belgium for the occasion. “Over […]
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Nevada Northern Railway Online Auction

Train buffs and history aficionados take note: the Nevada Northern Railway Museum is auctioning off railroad adventures and artifacts during its “Saving of the Green” online auction, which runs from March 17-31. Bidders can purchase once-in-a-lifetime experiences and relics at below-value prices while supporting an important piece of American history—the living, breathing, working Nevada Northern Railway Museum, […]
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Vote for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in USA Today Poll!

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko is one of 20 national festivals chosen as nominees in USA 10 Best Readers Choice award! Get your support on by sharing this link, and voting for our own homegrown all-things-cowboy festival! Click on this link to vote for the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, and please share this with […]
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Valentine’s Day at Ethel M

BY JANET GEARY Last Christmas, my husband and I visited the cactus gardens at Ethel M Chocolates for the first time and were like little kids enjoying the beautiful light display, featuring more than 500,000 lights, animated figures, and holiday music. Las Vegas has always been a romantic getaway for visitors, but now Ethel M’s […]
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911 Memorial Mt. Grant Challenge

The fourth annual 911 Memorial Mt. Grant Challenge will be held Saturday, September 13 in Hawthorne. The 17-mile hike, in honor of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, begins near Walker Lake and end at the peak of Mt. Grant (11,239 elev.), where finishers will receive a commemorative medallion created to celebrate […]
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Tell Us Why You Love Nevada

As Nevada celebrates its 150th birthday, the reasons to love our state have become abundantly clear to us; from our incredible outdoor adventures to our smokin’ hot nightlife, we have a taste of the good life for just about every appetite. We’re looking for your reasons to love the Silver State, however. All year long […]
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July/August 2014 Question: What’s your favorite Nevada summer hike?

In our July/August issue, we asked readers to tell us their favorite summer hike in Nevada. One of the greatest things about our beloved state is the ability to get outdoors in a hurry. And we mean really outdoors, like far-away-from-civilization-in-20-minutes kind of outdoors. Whether it’s Las Vegas to Mt. Charleston, Reno to the Sierra Nevada Mountains, […]
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Free Entry at Nevada State Parks

More sesquicentennial celebrations are planned than you can shake a stick at, but this one stands out as perfect timing for Father’s Day weekend. The Nevada State Parks are hosting “Discover Nevada State Parks” on Saturday, June 14. All park visitors will receive free day-use admission, plus free fishing (no license required) at all of […]
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2014 Nevada Rides Motorcycle Guide now available

Hot off the presses! The 2014 Nevada Rides Motorcycle Guide—a pocket-sized publication produced by Nevada Magazine for motorcyclists— highlights the many scenic roads in the Silver State. With maps, ride descriptions and events tailored to you, this is a must-have guide for all who travel our wide-open spaces by motorcycle. You can view the e-edition here. Or download a […]