Many people believe they know EVERYTHING there is to know about Nevada. However, nothing could be further from the truth. There are many different stereotypes about Nevada that need to be put to rest, and I’ve listed 10 of the most common ones below.
1. Las Vegas is the only city worth visiting in Nevada.
Las Vegas is a great city to visit because of its numerous attractions, but there are other cities throughout Nevada worth visiting, too.
2. Everyone in Nevada either works as a cocktail waitress or Elvis impersonator.
There are many more job opportunities than these in Nevada.
3. Besides wedding chapels, there aren't any churches in Nevada.
Actually, there are more churches per capita in Nevada than most of the other U.S. states.
4. Everyone who lives in Nevada must be a heavy drinker.
Just because alcohol can be purchased 24/7 from any licensed Nevada business during its normal business hours, it doesn't mean everyone in Nevada takes advantage of it. Sure, there are many people in Nevada who love alcohol, but not everyone drinks it heavily.
5. Nevada is made up of nothing but lifeless desert.
Deserts, YES! Lifeless, NO! The deserts in Nevada have some of the most beautiful plants and wildlife you'll ever see. The mountain views are also pretty AMAZING!
6. It never gets cold in Nevada.
Nevada has actually seen its fair share of snow.
7. Everyone who lives in Nevada, especially near the Las Vegas strip, must love the night life.
Most people living in Nevada have families and don't have time for things like that.
8. There's absolutely no culture in Nevada.
Nevada actually has several different types of museums, covering areas such as art and history.
9. Everyone in Nevada lives in a hotel.
Nevada, especially Las Vegas, has thousands of hotel rooms, but there are also thousands of houses scattered throughout the state where families live.
10. If you live in Nevada, you must love to gamble.
Nope! Many of Nevada's residents have never even stepped foot into a casino.
What other stereotypes about Nevada need to be put to rest? Let us know in the comments below!