Southwestern Travel Destination Blog Index


Nevada
Archaeology Sites









Ghost Towns &
Living Ghost Towns
Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park
• Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park!


• Death Valley Junction & The Amargosa Valley ~ Wild Horses!

Eldorado Canyon
• Eldorado Canyon!

Gold Point
• Gold Point Ghost Town!

Goldfield







• Historic Goldfield


Goodsprings

• Goodsprings ~ The Historic Pioneer Saloon!

Lida

• Lida Ghost Town, Nevada ~ Dust Devils!

Pioche










• Pioche, Nevada!

Rhyolite Ghost Town
• Rhyolite Ghost Town and the Goldwell Open Air Museum

St Thomas








• Thomas Ghost Town! ~ Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Tonopah

• Historic Tonopah!

Virginia City
• Virginia City!


• The Chollar Mine





Historic Small Towns
Baker
• Baker, Nevada ~ Gateway To The Great Basin National Park!

Beatty
• Historic Beatty


• Chili & Beer at the Happy Burro ~ The Old Underground Church!


• The Sourdough Saloon, Miner's Pizza & Wild Burros!

Blue Diamond
• Wild Baby Burros at Blue Diamond!


• The Bonnie Springs Ranch ~ Blue Diamond!

Boulder City
• Boulder City!



• Hoover Dam!










• Mike O'Callaghan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge Catwalk ~ Hoover Dam!

Caliente







• Historic Caliente

Carson City

• Carson City!

Crystal, Nye County
• Crystal - Nye County ~ The Short Branch Saloon!

Dayton
• Dayton, Nevada!

Elko
• Historic Elko!

Ely
• Historic Ely, Nevada! ~ Where The Old West Still Lives On!








 Nevada Northern Railway Museum

Hawthorne








• Hawthorne Ordinance Museum

Laughlin
• Laughlin


• Laughlin!

Mercury

 Mercury

Mesquite









• Mesquite, Nevada!

Middlegate









• Salt Flat Dust Devils and Historic Middlegate, Nevada!


Pahrump
• Terrible's Town Casino ~ Pahrump, Nevada!

Primm







• Primm, Nevada!

Searchlight
• Historic Searchlight

Silver Springs
• Wild Horses at Silver Springs

Wells
• Wells, Nevada ~ Gateway To The East Humboldt Mountains!

West Wendover













• West Wendover!










• Yerington!


National Monuments
Gold Butte National Monument











National Parks
• The Great Basin National Park!


• Lehman Caves ~ The Great Basin National Park!




Recreation Areas
Eldorado Dry Lake







• Eldorado Dry Lake!

Lake Mead






• Crawfish Cove, Lake Mead National Recreation Area!


• Northshore Road ~ Lake Mead National Recreation Area








• Lake Mead National Recreation Area! ~ Scenic Lakeshore Road During A Dust Storm

Walker Lake







• Walker Lake Recreation Area!











• Lahontan State Recreation Area ~ Nevada!




Scenic Places
Alamo Canyon
• Alamo Canyon ... The Alamo Bolide Impact Site!

Great Basin Desert
• The Great Basin Desert!









• Major's Junction! ~ The Great Basin Desert, Nevada










• Great Basin-Mojave Divide Mountain Ranges ~ Nevada










• Great Basin Desert ~ Nevada!

Mt Charleston
• Snow Season Wild Horses at Mt Charleston ~ The Mt Charleston Lodge












• Baby Mule Deer Playing In The First Snow Of The Season! ~ The Resort On Mt Charleston


• Spring Wildflower Bloom at Kyle Canyon, Mt Charleston!








• Mule Deer Fawns on the Mary Jane Falls Trail! ~ Mt Charleston Lodge


• Sunday Summer Concerts at The Resort On Mt Charleston!

Pilot Peak










• Pilot Peak, Nevada!

Red Rock Canyon
• Red Rock Canyon Wild Burros!

• Monsoon Season at Red Rock Canyon, Nevada!

Virgin River
• The Virgin River






State Parks
Cathedral Gorge





• JD's Scenic Southwestern Travel Destination Blog: Cathedral Gorge State Park, Nevada!

Lake Tahoe
• Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park!

Valley Of Fire
• The Valley Of Fire ~ Moapa Paiute Tribal Casino!



Wildlife Preserves
Amargosa Valley









• Ash Meadows Wildlife Refuge, Amargosa Valley, Nevada!

Desert National Wildlife Range
• Mormon Wells Road, The Desert National Wildlife Range!


• The Spring Wildflower Bloom at the Desert National Wildlife Range, Nevada!

Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge
• Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge



Las Vegas Scenic Destinations

Paleontology
• The BLM Paleontology Site at Tule Springs, Las Vegas!

Red Rock Canyon
• Sunset At Red Rock Canyon!



Dining, Resorts & Shopping
Off The Las Vegas Strip!
Casino Resorts
• The Aliante Casino Hotel, North Las Vegas!


• Elvis Memorial Weekend at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall ~ A Classic Banana Split at Calamity Jane's Ice Cream Parlor!

• Suncoast Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas!


 Station Casinos








• Hard Rock Hotel & Casino!

Dining Destinations
• Asian, Hawaiian & Indian Dining Destinations!

• Las Vegas Night Club, Tavern & Saloon Destinations!


• Chinatown Dining Destinations!


• Down Home Dining Destinations!


• Italian Restaurants & Pizzerias!


• South Of The Border Dining Destinations!


• Sweet Dining Destinations!


• Mediterranean Restaurants!


• Burgers Stands, Dogs, Fried Chicken, Subs & Wings! American Street Food Off The Las Vegas Strip!

North Las Vegas
• North Las Vegas Attractions!






The Las Vegas Strip
~ Dining, Resorts & Shopping
Aria
• The Aria Casino Resort ~ City Center!

Bally's
• Bally's Casino Resort ~ The Grand Bazaar Shops!

Bellagio

• The Bellagio Conservatory


• Bellagio, Las Vegas! ~ Springtime In Japan Botanical Garden, Desserts & The Fountains!


• The Bellagio Fountain Show, Las Vegas!

Caesars Palace
• Caesars Palace!

The Cosmopolitan 
• The Cosmopolitan Casino!

Excalibur
• Excalibur!

Fashion Show Mall
• Fashion Show Mall

The Linq & Flamingo
• The Linq Hotel Casino, Linq Entertainment District, Flamingo & The High Roller

The Luxor
• The Luxor

MGM Grand
• MGM Grand!


• MGM Grand, Las Vegas ~ The Boot Barn Christmas Corral!

Mandalay Bay
• Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas ~ Shark Reef Aquarium!

Mirage








• The Mirage Volcano - Las Vegas!

Monte Carlo
• The Monte Carlo Las Vegas Resort & Casino!

New York-New York
• New York-New York!

Paris 








• Paris ~ Las Vegas!

Planet Hollywood
• The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

The Riviera
• Say Adios To The Legendary Riviera Casino!

South Point
• The South Point Hotel Casino ~ Seafood Buffet Night!

Stratosphere


• Stratosphere!

Town Square
• Town Square!

Treasure Island
• Treasure Island

The Venetian & Palazzo
• Winter In Venice 2012 ~ The Venetian & Palazzo

The Wynn & Encore
• The Wynn & Encore!




Las Vegas Events
4/20







Car Shows


Parades






Las Vegas Sporting Events 

Las Vegas 51's AAA Baseball
LFL - Vegas Sin
• The 2012 Vegas Sin & LFL Championship


The Mint 400 at Jean, Nevada
USA Sevens Rugby
• 2015 USA Sevens Rugby Las Vegas! ~ Friday Matches • POR vs RSA • JPN vs USA • WAL vs NZL


• 2015 USA Sevens Rugby Las Vegas! ~ Friday Matches Part 2 • SAM vs FIJ • ARG vs ENG


• 2015 USA Sevens Rugby Las Vegas! ~ Friday Matches Part 3 • CAN vs KEN • FRA vs SCO


• 2015 USA Sevens Rugby Las Vegas! ~ Friday Matches Part 4 • BRA vs AUS • JPN vs RSA


• 2015 USA Sevens Rugby Las Vegas! ~ Friday Matches Part 5 • POR vs USA • SAM vs NZL


• 2015 USA Sevens Rugby Las Vegas! ~ Friday Matches Part 6 • WAL vs FIJ • CAN vs ENG


• 2015 USA Sevens Rugby Las Vegas! ~ Friday Matches Part 7 • ARG vs KEN • BRA vs SCO • FRA vs AUS


Arizona
Gaming
• Fort McDowell Casino!

Ghost Towns
• A Living Ghost Town! Oatman!


• Goldfield Ghost Town!


• Nothing!










• Jerome Ghost Town!










• Two Guns Ghost Town ~ Route 66, Arizona










• Chloride Ghost Town ~ Arizona!

Grand Canyon West


• The Hualapai Nation Grand Canyon Skywalk, Eagle Point & Native American Village ~ Grand Canyon West!


• Hualapai Grand Canyon West ~ Guano Point!



• The Hualapai Ranch ~ Grand Canyon West!

Scenic Places










• Historic Mayer, Arizona!

• Wikieup!









• Whiskey Row ~ Prescott!

• Lake Havasu, Arizona ~ The London Bridge!











• Scenic Cottonwood and Clarkdale!












• Wickenburg, Arizona!









• Hashknife Pony Express Route To Snowflake, Arizona!










• Historic Benson, Arizona!










• Lake Mary & Mormon Lake ~ Arizona!










• Tombstone, Arizona!










• Sedona, Arizona!











• Tusayan, Arizona ~ Gateway To The Grand Canyon!










• Valle, Arizona ~ Bedrock City!

Museums
• The Superstition Mountain Museum! ~ Apache Junction


National Monuments
Montezuma Castle National Monument









• Montezuma Castle National Monument!

Tuzigoot National Monument







• Tuzigoot National Monument - Arizona!


Wupatki National Monument







• Wupatki National Monument ~ Arizona!











• Citadel Pueblo Ruins ~ Wupatki National Monument!

National Parks
• Grand Canyon South Rim ~ Yavapai Point & Mather Point!


• Grand Canyon South Rim ~ Desert View Drive Scenic Overlooks!

• Grand Canyon South Rim ~ Tusayan Ruins Museum & Desert View Watchtower!








• Grand Canyon Village Wildlife!










• Powell Point ~ Hermit Road, The Grand Canyon National Park










• JD's Scenic Southwestern Travel Destination Blog: Hermit Road Scenic Overlooks ~ Grand Canyon National Park










• Hermit Road Scenic Overlooks #2 ~ Grand Canyon National Park










• Hermits Rest ~ Grand Canyon National Park

Petrified Forest National Park








• Petrified Forest National Park ~ The Painted Desert!










• Petrified Forest National Park ~ Rainbow Forest! 

Navaho Nation









• The Little Colorado Gorge & Cameron Trading Post!










• Tuba City Dinosaur Tracks!









• Monument Valley!










• Double Rainbow! ~ Scenic Highway 191, Arizona










• Canyon De Chelly National Monument ~ North Rim Drive










• Canyon De Chelly National Monument ~ South Rim










• Window Rock Navajo Tribal Park!

Recreation Areas
• Monolith Gardens Trail ~ Cerbat Foothills Recreation Area









• Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area!








• Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ~ Lake Powell!









• Marble Canyon & The Navajo Bridge ~ Arizona!









• Horseshoe Bend - Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Arizona!

Route 66
• The Heart Of Historic Route 66 - Kingman, Arizona!

• Seligman, Arizona!  Historic Route 66 and the Roadkill CafĂ©

• Historic Route 66 - Williams, Arizona!

• Route 66 Williams, Arizona ~ The Winter Season!








• Route 66 Arizona ~ Winona & Winslow!








• Route 66 Indian Country! ~ Arizona











• Route 66 ~ Flagstaff, Arizona!











• Meteor Crater ~ Route 66 Arizona!









• Ash Fork, Arizona ~ Route 66!













• Route 66 ~ Holbrook, Arizona!


Scenic Drives
• Arizona Scenic Drives ~ The Sonoran Desert!










• Arizona Scenic Drive ~ The Colorado River Via SR 95!









• Scenic Highway 89 ~ Gateway to North Arizona and the Navaho Nation!












• Kayenta Monument Valley Scenic Road! ~ Navaho Nation








• Arizona Scenic Drive ~ Winslow To Hopi Village!









• Scenic Drive! ~ Arizona SR 98









• Stockton Hill Road Scenic Drive ~ Grand Canyon West, Arizona!

Tourist Traps









• The Thing?



California 


Baker
• The World's Tallest Thermometer & Alien Fresh Jerky ~ Baker, California!

Death Valley
• Artist Drive!


• Badwater Basin, Death Valley!


• The Borax Museum in Death Valley!


• The Devil's Cornfield ~ Death Valley!








• The Devil's Golf Course, Death Valley!









• Flash Floods At The Hottest Place On Earth!

• Mesquite Dunes, Death Valley!


• Mosaic Canyon


• Mule Train Canyon


• Mustard Canyon, Death Valley!








• The Old Harmony Borax Works in Death Valley!

• Salt Creek, Death Valley!







• Scotty's Castle - Death Valley!


• Stovepipe Wells Village, Death Valley!


• The Historic Furnace Creek Inn


• Death Valley National Park!

Death Valley Junction







• Death Valley Junction! ~ Amargosa Valley Wild Horses

Nipton
• Historic Nipton, California!





Colorado
Burlington







• Burlington, Colorado!

Colorado Springs










• The Airplane Restaurant!


Cortez






• Four Corners to Cortez, Colorado!

Dolores









• Historic Dolores, Colorado!

Pikes Peak








• Pikes Peak ~ Colorado!

Pinkerton Hot Springs








• Pinkerton Hot Springs!


Rico









• A Living Ghost Town ~ Rico, Colorado!

Silverton








• Historic Silverton!










• Twilight Peak, Waterfalls & Cascades ~ The Million Dollar Highway, Colorado!

Museums
Manitou Cliff Dwellings








• Manitou Cliff Dwellings ~ Colorado!



National Monuments
Chimney Rock National Monument






• Chimney Rock National Monument! ~ Colorado

Canyons Of The Ancients National Monument







• Canyons Of The Ancients National Monument ~ Anasazi Heritage Center

Recreation Areas







• Blue Mesa Lake - Curecanti National Recreation Area, Colorado!

Scenic Drives
• Route 70 Through the Rockies








• Scenic Highway 50 ~ The Colorado Rockies!










• Scenic Highway 550 Through The San Juan National Forest











• Colorado Scenic Byway SR 13










• Colorado Scenic Drive ~ Rico to Telluride!











• Scenic Highway 160 Through South Colorado ~ Snow Frosted Peaks!



Idaho
Malad City
• Malad City, Idaho ~ The Zillion Dollar Powerball Gold Rush!



Kansas
Dodge City
• Boot Hill Museum - Dodge City!


• Boot Hill Gunfighters ~ Dodge City!

Highway 50









• America's Loneliest Road & Kansas Crop Dusters


Missouri









• Route 66 Missouri ~ Pacific to Meramec Caverns!










• Route 66 Missouri ~ Bourbon To Fanning!









• Route 66 Missouri ~ Devils Elbow To Springfield!










• Route 66 Missouri ~ Uranus Fudge Factory!









• Route 66 Everton, Missouri ~ Gary's Gay Parita Sinclair Station 










• Route 66 Missouri ~ Everton To Joplin!




New Mexico
Alien Destinations







• Roswell, New Mexico!

Historic Places
Raton








• Raton, New Mexico!

National Monuments







• El Morro National Monument, New Mexico ~ Inscription Rock Trail!









• Mesa Loop Trail ~ El Morro National Monument, New Mexico!











• The Four Corners Monument!









• El Malpais National Monument - New Mexico ~ Ancient Lava Flows!

Route 66

• New Mexico Scenic Drives ~ I-40 & Route 66!









• Route 66 New Mexico ~ Tucumcari After Dark!










• Route 66 Tucumcari, New Mexico!

Scenic Drives









• Navajo Nation Scenic Drive ~ Shiprock to Chinle!










• La Frontera Del Llano Scenic Byway ~ New Mexico!

State Parks
Sugarite Canyon State Park







• Sugarite Canyon State Park ~ New Mexico!











• Ute Lake State Park ~ New Mexico!



Oklahoma








South Dakota

Deadwood









• Deadwood, South Dakota!  




Art Exhibits










• Metaphor: The Tree Of Utah!

BLM









• Butler Wash Ruins ~ Monticello BLM, Utah











• Mule Canyon Ruins ~ Monticello BLM, Utah

Conservation Areas








• Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Area, Utah ~ Cactus Wildflowers!


Historic Places & Tourism Destinations
Bluff







• Bluff, Utah!

Bryce Canyon City








• Bryce Canyon City, Utah!

Glendale









• Spring Flowers In Glendale, Utah!

Hurricane









• Hurricane!

Kanab









• Scenic Kanab!

Mexican Hat 








• Mexican Hat, Utah!

Monticello & Blanding







• Monticello & Blanding ~ Southeast Utah Gateways!

Saint George







• Brigham Young Winter Home ~ St George, Utah

Tropic








• Tropic, Utah! ~ Gateway To Bryce Country & Escalante

National Forests
• Red Canyon ~ Dixie National Forest, Utah!









• Red Canyon, Utah!









• Red Canyon, Utah ~ May Day Snow!


• Duck Creek & Navaho Lake ~ Dixie National Forest, Utah!

National Monuments
Cedar Breaks National Monument
• Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah ~ Part 1 ... Point Supreme Overlook!


• Cedar Breaks National Monument, Utah ~ Part 2 - Sunset View & Chessmen Ridge Overlook!

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
• Escalante National Monument








• Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument! ~ Utah Scenic Byway SR 12











• Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument ~ Granary In The Cliffs











• Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument ~ Calf Creek, Canyons & Boulder









• Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument ~ Cannonville & Little Dry Valley

Hovenweep National Monument
• Wild Horses Near Hovenweep!









• Hovenweep National Monument, Utah ~ More Wild Horses!









• Wild Horses Near Hovenweep Again!










• Hovenweep National Monument ~ Square Tower Trail!

Bears Ears National Monument








• Utah Scenic Route 95 To Bears Ears National Monument









• Bears Ears National Monument & Indian Creek Recreation Area ~ Utah


National Parks
Arches National Park






• Arches National Park, Utah!

Bryce Canyon National Park
• Bryce Canyon National Park










• Mossy Cave Trail ~ Bryce Canyon National Park










• Bryce Canyon National Park ~ Mossy Cave Trail Hike!










• Fairyland Canyon at Bryce Canyon National Park!

Zion National Park
• Zion National Park











• Capitol Reef National Park!

Navaho Nation







• John Wayne's Cabin at Goulding's Lodge - Monument Valley!

Recreation Areas






• Bonneville Salt Flats!











• Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area!

State Parks
• Steinaker State Park ~ Vernal!










• Antelope Island State Park!

Utah Scenic Byways & Tourist Attractions


• Utah Scenic Byways ... Highway 91 to Franklin, Idaho ~ Another Powerball Mission!











• Utah Scenic Drive - Fremont to Duchesne City











• Utah Scenic Byway 12 ~ Larb Hollow Overlook - Fishlake National Forest


Winter Sports Destinations
• The Powder Snow Ski Scene and Good Eats in Salt Lake City!


Wyoming
Bighorn National Forest
• Bighorn National Forest via Greybull!










• Bighorn National Forest ~ Rt 14 to Dayton!








• Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming - US 14A West!










• Medicine Wheel National Historic Landmark ~ Bighorn National Forest, Wyoming!












• Bighorn Lake ~ The Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Wyoming!

Cody








• Cody, Wyoming!

• Buffalo Bill Center Of The West! 

Scenic Drives
• Scenic Wyoming Byways!

Sheridan






• Sheridan!

Shoshone Canyon










• Shoshone Canyon, Wyoming ~ The Holy City, Wapiti & Pahaska Teepee!

Yellowstone National Park









• Yellowstone National Park! - East Entrance & Eleanor Lake










• Yellowstone Lake ~ Yellowstone National Park!










• Old Faithful!










• Artist's Paintpots - Yellowstone National Park










• Beryl Spring










• Gibbon Falls - Yellowstone National Park











• Brink of Upper Falls ~ Yellowstone National Park!






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