The Seven Magic Mountains,which is collection of colorful boulders stacked on one another more than thirty feet high by Swiss artist, Ugo Rondinone, and the one and only Hoover Dam! The Hoover Dam stretches from Nevada into Arizona, so I got to be in two places and time zones at once! Pretty cool, huh?
Okay, so this is technically not in Las Vegas, but it was a part of our Vegas trip.
This, for me, was one of the highlights. I come from green-treed North Carolina (although right now, the fall foliage is beautiful!), so to see dirt and red rock mountains was a beautiful change of scenery. If you are taking a trip out towards Las Vegas, make the time to stop here.
Las Vegas is seriously a land of its own. I come from a quiet, little country town nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina, where we have one red light and a McDonald’s. I knew what to expect coming into Vegas and just the desert area in general, and in some ways it was […]
I grew up in a family where the word “camping” was never said. If it was, I sure don’t remember it. “Vacation” was not said either. We just didn’t do those things because I am sure financials played a role in it. Anyway, that all changed when I met my husband about 10 years ago. […]