Jobs Peak over Carson Valley

NevadaGram #16 – Carson Valley, Nevada Art, and Eureka

Genoa has for years had a certain panache as Nevada's Carmel, but it's only recently that travelers could think about Minden or Gardnerville as a pleasant getaway destination. Very quietly the Carson Valley has become...
NCOT, Get the Dirt

NevadaGram #15 – Governor’s Conference, Reno, Aurora, Las Vegas

The recent Governor's Conference on Tourism, held in Reno last week, focused on Nevada's new slogan, "Bring It On". Poster Boy for the new campaign (and speaker at the Tuesday luncheon) is Glen Plake,...
Soon to be under new ownership.

NevadaGram #14 – Wendover, Ely, Hawthorne, Boulder City

The new edition of The Complete Nevada Traveler has rolled into Gold Hill in a big 18-wheeler from Dexter, Michigan. We've unloaded 4,000 copies and are now shipping the 1,000 copies that have already...
Wendover, Nevada

Nevada Gram #13 – Wendover, Lake Mead, Pyramid Lake

The new edition of The Complete Nevada Traveler is still at the printer, where they are warming up the presses at last. We are expecting that big truck to roll into Gold Hill with...
21st Century Wagon Train, Tonopah-bound

NevadaGram #12 – August All Around Nevada, Love Note to Beatty and Cowboy Salt

The new edition of The Complete Nevada Traveler is now at the printer. Getting it there took all our August traveling time, so this Trip Report is a melange of items from around the...
Ichthyosaur with three hors d?ouvres.

NevadaGram #11 – Fallon, Gabbs, Berlin-Ichthyosaur, Ione, The Toiyabes, Austin

Here's a weekend excursion into central Nevada that seemed to have a week's worth of pleasure in it. Our group was husband, wife and 3 children 8 - 12 and we headed east on...
Emergency Road Service in Rachel

NevadaGram #10 – Tonopah, Rachel, Ash Springs, Overton, Boulder City

I had the pleasure of a late spring voyage through the sagebrush sea. It was a wonderful break from the grueling tasks of mundane reality, and I found some interesting new developments to pass...

NevadaGram #9 – May Winnemucca, Elko Museums, Travel off the freeway

Two Great Museums on I-80: The Humboldt Museum, Winnemucca Take US 95 north across the river to this recently enlarged facility containing an exotic combination of artifacts from the pioneer west, prehistory and the early automobiles...
Ely Mural

NevadaGram #8 – April Armpit, McGill Drugstore and biking across Nevada

Early in April I aimed Buttercup east on Interstate 80 bound for Battle Mountain. I wanted to live life in the Armpit. Turns out it's not bad. Yes, Battle Mountain is a visual disappointment, a...
Marzen House - Outside

NevadaGram #7 – Lovelock, Reno Jazz and the L.A. Times Plays Golf in Mesquite

Lovelock is a pleasant little town in a tough spot: it's just 90 miles east of Reno. So even though Interstate 80 carries travelers in endless thousands past the Lovelock offramps, few drivers venture...
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