Category: Nevada

Travel planning tips and photos from Nevada.

5 reasons you must see a Cirque du Soleil show

Each Cirque du Soleil show is a combination of circus styles from around the world, with its own central theme and story line. Shows use continuous live music, with performers rather than stagehands changing the props. We visited Las Vegas recently and we were determined to see a Cirque du Soleil show. We found that there were many shows in town but only one that was family oriented. Read on about my five reasons why I think Cirque du Soleil is unique.

Gourmet food at the Bellagio buffet

Here is more about the amazing food in Las Vegas. I think the amount of famous chefs per square mile is by far the highest in Las Vegas than anywhere in the world. If you have the opportunity to visit Las Vegas, make sure you set aside part of your budget to try the amazing variety and quality of the Las Vegas restaurants. While food can be expensive in Vegas, trying some amazing food should be part of everyone’s Vegas experience.

Eat Breakfast in Style at Paris, Las Vegas

The best, the biggest and the most exotic things are in Las Vegas! Without a doubt, Las Vegas has become some sort of Disneyland for the adults. Leaving aside the depraved and dirty Las Vegas night life, this place has one subtle but powerful attraction that makes every visit to Las Vegas a memorable one. What is this one Las Vegas attraction? Read on to find out.

Lake Tahoe, California family travel guide

Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular attractions in California. It is mostly known as one of the best winter resorts in the world. However, Lake Tahoe is a great family vacation spot in the summer as well. We found Lake Tahoe to be very relaxing and family friendly. My family found great things to see and we enjoyed the beautiful views and places to visit. This article contains our favorite places to visit in Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe, California – exploring the hidden beach at Sand Harbor

Sand Harbor on a sunny day - thumbnail.After relaxing on the beach and having lunch at Kings Beach, we drove back down through Nevada on the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe. Sand Harbor looked like a really nice place to spend the afternoon. So we did stop and we continued our relaxation into the afternoon and evening. According to the Nevada park service, Sand Harbor is the most popular, with sandy beaches, a boat launch, picnicking and group use facilities. Yep, the sandy beaches is definitely true…and much more.

Lake Tahoe, California travel photos and first impressions

Thumbnail of tour boat at Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe. We finally got to visit Lake Tahoe, California. Both my wife and I were dreaming about being able to visit Lake Tahoe for a long long time. With a toddler and a newborn we kept thinking that it will be a while before we could enjoy some time at Lake Tahoe. However, in the middle of September, we attended a wedding for some good friends of ours in Sacramento and then we decided to go visit Lake Tahoe since it’s only one hour away from Sacramento. It was well worth the effort. There is a lot to write about Lake Tahoe, but for now enjoy only the Lake Tahoe photo galleries.

Best way to plan your Hoover Dam visit

Hoover Dam, Nevada - Thumbnail.When we visited Las Vegas, we decided to drive all the way to the Grand Canyon. On the way to the Grand Canyon we have stopped at Hoover Dam…of course we did! It’s was right on our way from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon. This was a good opportunity to stretch our legs a little and see some breathtaking views of the Colorado River and of the Hoover Dam.

7 Best Las Vegas Attractions for Kids

Las Vegas, Nevada - The strip thumbnail. Have you ever wondered if someone can visit Las Vegas and have fun without gambling or taking part in the wild Las Vegas night life? Las Vegas has changed a lot over the years. As a whole, the Las Vegas strip resorts are trying to cater more to families with children. Can your family have fun in Las Vegas without the “dirty” Las Vegas things? Can Las Vegas be called a family destination? Read about my Las Vegas for kids list.

Best Walking Tour of Las Vegas Strip for First Timers

Las Vegas, Nevada - The StripThe Las Vegas strip is one of the most famous and more expensive streets in the world. If you come to Las Vegas for the first time, before doing all the food and gambling and partying, you must take a walking tour of the most iconic places on the Strip. There are many ways to walk the strip for the first time, but after visiting Vegas many times I have created my own beautiful walking tour of the strip. So, come along with me for a walking tour of the Las Vegas strip for first timers.