Living & Working in Great Places
Death Valley National Park
After we finished the Scotty's Castle tour, and got some goodies at the visitor center and begun our descent down the valley towards Stovepipe Wells. This is really where you get the full sense of the valley with the two mountain ranges on the east and west sides.…Continue
Valley of Fire State Park
It's Nevada's first state park which was dedicated in 1935 and it became a National Natural Landmark under the NPS in 1968. It covers an area of 34,880 acres and is located 50 miles northwest of Las Vegas. It's an easy day trip. I would recommend bringing a picnic and…Continue
Some time in December, I was researching travel deals to Las Vegas and got a flight / hotel combination including round-trip airfare directly from Bellingham that my boyfriend and I couldn't refuse. Having been to Las Vegas before, I know that it's a fun town with lots of great entertainment, but gambling is not my thing. So, we opted to balance our time staying in the city at night and getting out to the wilderness during the day.
Here's our quick itinerary: