You dread another work trip to Las Vegas. Or, you were curious to see the Strip for the first time and got overwhelmed. Now you're hungover, broke and the Strip doesn't look so great at the crack of dawn.
You can't wait to get out, so why would anyone live in Las Vegas?
Experience Las Vegas like a local and you'll thank me! Keep reading to find out why!
Where Do Locals Go?
You need a break from the overpriced tourist chaos of the Strip. Go explore, eat great food by local restauranteurs, check out work by local artists, catch fringe theater and and learn about Las Vegas' history. You'll be surprised at how relaxed you can feel in Las Vegas AND feel great supporting local businesses around the Valley.
Got it? Now get out there and explore Las Vegas Like a Local.
Who doesn’t want to know what’s made it on the Best of list in their city. Whether you’re a local or visiting Las Vegas it’s even more intriguing, especially when a Best of list highlights places only locals would really know about. The Las Vegas Weekly released their Best of Las Vegas 2017 list and a […]
If you’re visiting Las Vegas and a curious hiker or cyclist you’ll want to see what’s beyond the Scenic Loop at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. You’ll drive past Bonnie Springs, follow beautiful scenery and trails until you reach the gem of a small village, Blue Diamond. According to a 2010 census the population […]
The River Mountains Loop Trail is accessible just before the main entrance to the Lake Mead Recreational Area, in Henderson, Nevada. I found this out after I realized I’d forgotten my National Park Pass and didn’t feel like paying an entrance fee because of my forgetfulness. That was a win, after turning around from the […]
It’s Thanksgiving Week and a lot of folks have made their plans for the big day. If you’re at a loose end, traveling or just don’t want to host Thanksgiving at home, Las Vegas has plenty of options for you. Thanksgiving Holiday Traveling Did you know that Las Vegas is one of the top destinations […]
The Pahrump Valley Winery is just an hour drive northwest of the Strip. The winery opened in 1990. In 2005 the first zinfandel grapes grown in Nevada were harvested: The winery has a small estate vineyard planted in the early 1990’s and surprisingly, these vines had never been harvested. Fast forward to 2005 when we successfully harvested […]
On how to help after the tragedy in Las Vegas, from Fast Company, published 10/3/2017: Because we don’t have universal healthcare in this country, Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak set up a GoFundMe campaign to help pay for the healthcare costs of those injured in the massacre. Sisolak, who is running for governor as a Democrat, pitched […]