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Nevada is the most arid and desolate state of the USA, however, its population is growing by leaps and bounds. Tourists are attracted to these places by incomparable Las Vegas. Just 20 years were taken for a huge city to rise in the heart of the Mojave Desert; now it is famous for its entertainment centers, casinos, luxury hotels and restaurants. The main part of its profit is brought by hotels and gambling business, so travelers can reckon on a first class service there. Buildings housing casinos and hotels are real architectural masterpieces. Despite the fact that they were built fairly recently, the local architecture style is reminiscent of the past century.
1. It’s better to communicate with locals in English. Despite the fact that many of them speak Spanish well, the indigenous population is extremely reluctant to use it. 2. Travelers … Open
Most notable buildings can be seen on the central boulevard. Local casino pavilions are built in Greek style and resemble palaces. Among other extravagant object of Las Vegas, Treasure Island and Luxor casinos, as well as New York in Miniature and pavilions built in the form of high towers are worth mentioning. Fans of nightlife will appreciate an abundance of clubs, many of which border of popular gambling houses. More than three hundred nightlife places work there, so each of them is trying to attract visitors in all possible ways. Every day, themed parties, concerts and enchanting shows take place there.
Hikers enjoy Fremont alley and leisure-friendly amusement parks. Despite the fact that the province is considered deserted, there are beach resorts too. Modern hotel complexes and sports centers are built on the shore of Lake Tahoe; local beaches deserve the highest praise. The western shore of the lake is occupied by resorts and the eastern one serves as the State Park, one of the most exciting attractions of the state. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The rich cultural calendar of state doesn’t match with its arid landscape. Every year, grandiose festivals, which are well known to tourists from all over the world, take place in … Open
Among the natural landmarks, the Grand Canyon is worth to mention. Travelers from all over the world come here to see this natural wonder. Near the city of Reno there is Pyramid attracting fishing enthusiasts and fans of eco-tourism. Fans of skiing would also find a suitable place; Mount Charleston and Spring Mountain are the most popular mountain resorts. Thus, Nevada is not so lifeless, as it may seem at first glance.
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Sites around Nevada from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Area 51

From the series “Forbidden construction objects with label "Access denied"”
According to the official data provided by the CIA in 2013, the development of experimental aircraft is underway on the territory of the military base, and many important documents containing strategic information are stored on its territory. Over the years, the US government has refused to recognize the existence of a base, which until now has generated many controversies and incredible theories. One of the main positive arguments in favour of many incredible theories is the fact that the location of Zone-51 is considered to be a zone of increased UFO activity. … Read further

Cortez Gold Mine

From the series “Famous spots of gold mines reminding the gold-rush times”
Since the beginning of the development of the field, one of the main obstacles is water scarcity, which in the desert areas of northern Nevada is considered an incredible value. Now the company uses the most advanced water purification systems, which allow using the same water for industrial purposes many times. Another important nuance is connected with the interaction of industrial companies and indigenous people - the Shoshouun tribe. Over the years, the places where active industrial development is being conducted today, have been incredibly valuable for the indigenous people from a religious point of view. Over the past years, representatives of the tribe have repeatedly appealed for the protection of their religious rights in court. They advocate limiting the expansion of the mines. … Read further
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