Moon Nevada (Travel Guide) (Paperback)

By Scott Smith

Moon Travel, 9781631217326, 300pp.

Publication Date: June 5, 2018

List Price: 21.99*
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Description

Whether you're an adventure junkie, road-tripper, or card shark, Nevada has something for you. Pull off the perfect trip to the Silver State with Moon Nevada. Inside you'll find:
  • Strategic itineraries for road-trippers, campers, skiers, and more
  • The best road trips through Nevada, from three days on "the loneliest road in America" to a week covering Death Valley and the Extraterrestrial Highway, plus detailed information on travel times, distances, and directions
  • The top sights and unique experiences: Explore caves and glaciers at Great Basin National Park, or go fishing, swimming, or boating on Lake Tahoe or Lake Mead. Marvel at the Hoover Dam, camp at a secluded alpine lake, and experience the authentic Wild West in a ghost town saloon. Try your hand at a slot machine and eat your way through an epic Las Vegas buffet, or visit one of Nevada's major festivals and shop for local turquoise jewelry in a Gold Rush town
  • Local tips from longtime Nevadan Scott Smith on where to stay, when to go, and how to get around, plus advice for families with children and travelers with disabilities
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Thorough background information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local culture
  • Focused coverage of Reno, Las Vegas, Death Valley, Tahoe, Central Nevada, Elko, the Ruby Mountains, and more
With Moon Nevada's practical tips and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.

Spending more time at the lake? Try Moon Tahoe. Headed to the parks? Try Moon Yosemite National Park or Moon Death Valley National Park.


About the Author

Originally from Indiana, Scott Smith has lived in Nevada for 20-plus years, making him-by Las Vegas standards-a native. He earned his journalism degree from Ball State University, and an MBA at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Scott enjoys exploring his adopted home state with his wife and four sons. His favorite Nevada memories include battling gale-force winds to keep the family tent anchored near Sunnyside and digging two toddlers out of knee-deep muck along the shores of Lake Mead.

During his travels, Scott seeks out the unexpected-and enjoys finding evidence that contradicts most people's stereotypes about Nevada. He has written about a selfless pioneer's heroic trek to save his friends in the Nevada desert; the flourishing arts scene in "vacuous" Las Vegas; and the state's brief embrace of Progressive values in the early 1900s that saw it outlaw gambling and liquor. A frequent contributor to Nevada magazine, Smith's writing has also appeared in American History and Wild West.