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Old 09-23-2010, 04:12 PM  
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I like Winnemucca. Spent a lot of time there last year.


That is weird, I went to Reno just yesterday...
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Old 10-05-2010, 02:17 PM  
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Old 10-05-2010, 02:45 PM  
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Nuthin to see up north, just go to Vegas
WHAAAAA.... if you've ever been up north of vegas then you were either sleeping or sleeping.

I-15 to the 93
along the path you'll hit some great places up.
pioche - mining town. said to have been the toughest town in the west. it's said that 72(?) some odd people had died before a single person died of natural causes up there. Boot hill cemetary. Great place to go 4 wheelin as well.

continue to go up north and you'll hit places like echo canyon, kershaw ryan park, Great basin nation park(5,000year old bristlecone trees some of the oldest in the world. The melting inland glacier(not that exciting but still cool) more 4 wheeler paths.)

Edit.... if you go to the great basin ntional park... take 10 bucks(per person) and go see the Lehman Caves - just amazing.(bring a flash light as well)

Ely is a nice town as well. 240 miles from the next biggest city. Has one of the most completed/preserved old railways in the states(believe its one of 17 or so in the US) The Ely murals on all the buildings are worth seeing.


I highly recommend taking the backroads in nevada you'll see some great country. When people think of nevada they thing desert nothing out there. but when you're driving around it feels like you are driving on a canvas. it's so open and fresh. It brings a sense of calm adventure along with excitement. If anything I'd say stay away from vegas and do the vegas thing for someones wedding or a family reunion... When you get to vegas its.... *yaaaay VEGAS... cool lights.. now what....* *sir.. ma'am come gamble you money away* *what about the kids....? oh just leave em in the hotel room theres nothing else out for them besides the lights.* Vegas is just for tourists to come spend their money and walk along the strip to look at the lights so they can get some much needed exercise and go home just so they can say hey... I've been to Vegas.
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Old 10-06-2010, 01:08 PM  
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WHAAAAA.... if you've ever been up north of vegas then you were either sleeping or sleeping.
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It was a joke

Nevada has the most beautiful landscapes and the most mountains. I live in the north, just trying to keep out the riff-raff
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Old 10-06-2010, 06:50 PM  
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I have spent a lot of time traveling around the state and have lived in Reno and Mesquite. Here's a list of things to see:

Northern Nevada: 10+ major ski areas and 45+ golf courses in the Reno/Tahoe area; Nevada Museum of Art, Fleishmann Planetarium, State Museum in Carson City, Virginia City--mine tour, historic cemetery and school, Genoa especially during the candy dance weekend, Reno anytime but especially during Hot August Nights, Street Vibrations, ARTtown (July arts every day downtown), the Italian Festival, Sparks farmers market every Thursday during the summer.

Berlin Ichthyosaur State Park

Great Basin National Park

Lehman Caves

Ruby Mountains

Las Vegas -- Besides the obvious, visit around the area --Boulder Dam, Nelson (mine tour), Red Rock, Lake Mead, Valley of Fire State Park, Gold Butte,


Except for Las Vegas, the state has wide open spaces and nothing is crowded. That's hard to beat if you are from back east.
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:08 PM  
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When my son came out here when my wife passed away he was floored by the scenery and couldn't believe the mountains. We're from Michigan so that makes him...and me of course... a flatlander. I think one of the prettiest drives is from Carson City south along 395 through the Carson Valley....and Genoa, the first settlement in Nevada... I would give my right arm to live there.
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Old 10-07-2010, 10:39 AM  
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When my son came out here when my wife passed away he was floored by the scenery and couldn't believe the mountains. We're from Michigan so that makes him...and me of course... a flatlander. I think one of the prettiest drives is from Carson City south along 395 through the Carson Valley....and Genoa, the first settlement in Nevada... I would give my right arm to live there.

Need to get out on the back roads, observe...

Antelope in the Pine Forest Range...




Trail head to Blue Lake...





Road into Knot Creek Reservoir...



All about 6,000 ft elevation and spectacular scenery.
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Old 10-22-2010, 12:13 PM  
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Valley of Fire State Park is pretty awesome. Just northeast of Vegas.
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Old 10-22-2010, 08:51 PM  
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Because you can gamble in gas stations and drink beer in the Casino's McDonalds. The scenery is breathtaking. I remember looking down at the desert sand and up to the lush green of the upper mountain all the way to the snow covered peak. Then taking a picture. They hold the best fights in the world in Vegas. There are celebrities everywhere if you're into that sort of thing. I love it there. I think the better statement is: "Give me one good reason not to visit Nevada"!
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Old 10-27-2010, 01:28 PM  
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Ah, yes, Valley of Fire State Park! Cool place!

All of Nevada is so beautiful! There's so many great places to see.
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