Category: Trip Reports

NevadaGram #211 – Power Dining in Carson City, Skiing Elko, Driving Dirt Roads and More

19 Carson City Restaurants Legislators and Lobbyists Will Visit in 2019 You Should Too! by Barry Smith When 63 legislators and hundreds of lobbyists arrive in Carson City for the 2019 session of the Nevada Legislature, which begins February 4th, they’ll continue a tradition that dates to the beginnings of Territorial government when Abe Curry […]

NevadaGram #209 – Christmas Trains, Secrets of the Picon, and the Guy from Tahoe Straps on his Skis

Choo-choo Santa

Nevada is blessed with a handful of historic railroads operating around the state, and they all devote considerable energy to creating forever Christmas memories. If there’s a child in your world, these train rides can stay with you for the rest of your lives.    Two of them welcome trainloads of children and their […]

NevadaGram #202 – Rural RoundUp in Tonopah, Big Spike in Boulder City, Reno Night on the Town

Peter Barton and Gernor Brian Sandoval at dedication of the new NSRy bridge to Henderson

Rural RoundUp, the annual grand conclave of tourism workers from all around rural Nevada, was held this year in Tonopah. The speakers were insightful and entertaining, the workshops apt and informative, the meals ambitious and delicious and the schmoozing pleasant and productive . . . but what we most remember is the wind. The bitterly […]

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