Nevada Destinations

Nevada Destinations

Nevada Destinations: State Within the Great Basin

Nevada General Information

Nevada Destination is a small state in USA and is situated between California and Utah. It is called an arid state and most of its parts are within the Great Basin. Some parts of the state follow the Snake River and some part is covered in Mohave Dessert and Colorado River Drainage. Nevada Destination has risen very high in terms of tourism industry and with the legalization of gambling in the state, the tourists are flocking in the multitude manner. With the glitz and glamour of some cities like Las Vegas, Laughlin and Reno; Nevada Destination also has a very natural side, such as snow covered Peak Mountains, crystalline lakes and beautiful and magnificent valleys.

It is on the entire choice of the tourist that whether he or she wishes to get involved in the world of gambling, casinos, pubs, restaurants, shopping centres or night clubs. Or on the other hand they wish to enjoy the natural beauty of the state and wish to go around viewing the natural beauty, the mountain trails, valleys or the various state parks. Some outdoor activities may also attract the tourist such as fishing, skiing or snowboarding.

 Popular Tourist Destination of Nevada

The major tourist attraction will be seen in three cities of the Nevada Destination and they are Las Vegas, Reno and Tahoe, basically to gamble, watch shows and get some food and drink. Las Vegas among all is well known as the Entertainment Capital of the World. The major attraction of the city is gambling but now it is also well known for the various amusement parks and some historic museums which stand beside the casinos and nightclubs. The city also gives a small insight of the culture scenario of the state and some scenic beauty is also appreciable. The other cities also have something to offer to the visitors of Nevada and these cities are:

Carson City - The state capital and also considered to be the first stop in Nevada because of its spectacular view and some of the special attractions like old silver mining towns, hot springs and some famous resorts. The city also has some famous museums and must visit parks. Carson City also offers some of the adventure activities like Boating, Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Rafting, Sailing and Biking.
Another city of Nevada Destination is Boulder City – A famous historic city and is a dessert city. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It has some great picturesque view and some outdoor activities making it one of the prominent cities for the tourists. The city has some nice hiking trails and golf courses which attracts the tourist. Also some fine museums are worth checking out. It is remarked that Boulder City is one of the best organized city of Nevada Destination.

Nevada Destination: 

Nevada has a great ancestry and it is shared with Indians, Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, Africans and Asian Americans. Some part of the same is also shared with the Europeans. The population of the city is mixed and thus leads to a mix culture. The people speak different languages and the traditions also differ. Therefore Nevada is the best example stated for the Unity in Diversity. Nevada Destination is a place where various art forms exist side by side and they are admired and appreciated by everyone with a great zest.  Nevada has something to offer for all its travellers and visitors and with its primitive environment each and every person visiting Nevada appreciates it and considers it to be a great holiday spot.

Nevada Famous Destinations

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas Coordinates: 36°10′30″N 115°08′11″W
Las Vegas Country United States
Las Vegas State Nevada
Las Vegas County Clark County
Las Vegas Government
 - Type Council-Manager
 - Mayor Oscar B. Goodman (N.P.)
 - City Manager Betsy Fretwell
Las Vegas Area
 - City 131.3 sq mi (340.0 km2)
 - Land 131.2 sq mi (339.8 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Las Vegas Elevation 2,001 ft (610 m)
Las Vegas Population (2009)
 - City 567,641
 - Density 4,154/sq mi (1,604/km2)
 - Urban 1,314,356
 - Metro 1,902,834
  (28 th U.S.)
Las Vegas Time Zone (UTC−8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
Las Vegas ZIP Codes  
Las Vegas Area Code(s) 702
Las Vegas FIPS Code 32-40000
GNIS feature ID 0847388
Las Vegas Website www.lasvegasnevada.gov

Reno, Nevada

Reno Coordinates: 39°31′38″N 119°49′19″W
Reno Country United States
Reno State Nevada
Reno County Washoe
Reno Government
 - Mayor Bob Cashell (R)
Reno Area
 - City 69.3 sq mi (179.6 km2)
 - Land 69.1 sq mi (179.0 km2)
 - Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Reno Elevation 4,505 ft (1,373 m)
Reno Population (2009)
 - City 220,598
 - Density 2,611.4/sq mi (1,008.3/km2)
 - Metro 420,000
Reno Time Zone Pacific (PST) (UTC−8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
Reno ZIP Codes 89500-89599
Reno Area Code(s) 775
Reno FIPS Code 32-60600
Reno GNIS Feature ID 0861100
Reno Website http://reno.gov/