Lees Ferry is a good destination for a night or two beneath the stars in a remote area along the Colorado River at the eastern base of the stunning Vermilion Cliffs.
Flashes of spring color can be spotted now at Corn Creek in the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, where vibrant winged visitors might include the blue grosbeak, Townsend’s warbler and summer tanager.
An easy day trip of 90 miles from Las Vegas, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge lies in Amargosa Valley, a few miles beyond Pahrump.
The falls are the most outstanding feature of an oasis in the western area of the park, just a few miles past Panamint Springs Resort.
A trip through Black Canyon gives intrepid paddlers passage to the unique beauty, austerity and solitude that the Southwest desert has to offer.
The Belvada Hotel on Tonopah’s Main Street, which started life in 1905 as the Nevada State Bank and Trust, has been brought back from the brink of demolition.
Take pictures like a pro, explore abandoned ghost towns and bring your own bonfire.
The Zion National Park Forever Project is now in its 20th year of hosting field programs.
“If you are coming here with an anything-goes party attitude, change your flight reservation now and go to Vegas,” City Manager Raul Aguila said at a recent City Council meeting.
With tens of thousands of flights canceled during the past pandemic year and international travel all but shut down for months, it is widely accepted that there is a pent-up demand for vacations and air travel.
The dunes, thought to be 10,000 years old, offer a remote adventure with quiet beauty.
Sunset Park is a hospitable spot for critters in an otherwise harsh environment, and an open-air escape for people that nurtures an appreciation of wildlife and history.
Flora and fauna found in the Sonoran Desert is vastly different from those in the Mojave.
Early winter is the Grand Canyon’s quietest, yet perhaps prettiest, time to visit. Most people visit the park in the more crowded warmer months.