Nevada August 03, 2015
10 Undeniable Ways You Know You’re From The State Of Nevada
There are many revealing traits that identify a TRUE Nevadan. Here are 10 examples you may already be familiar with:
1. You LOVE your state!
Nevadans absolutely LOVE their state! Each year they celebrate Nevada Day, which commemorates the admission of the state of Nevada into the union on October 31, 1864. Nevada Day is held in Carson City on the last Friday in October.
2. You're not afraid of ghosts.
Nevada is one of the most haunted states in the country, and many of their haunted locations have been visited by paranormal investigators and featured on television shows.
3. You know all the BEST places to eat!
Some of the BEST restaurants in the world are in Nevada, which are mostly in Las Vegas. Also, there are many unique restaurants scattered throughout the state. Some are even "hole-in-the-wall" eateries. If you're a TRUE Nevadan, you know where to find the BEST places to eat.
4. You're able to withstand dry heat.
If you're able to withstand dry heat on Nevada's hottest days, you're definitely a TRUE Nevadan!
5. You get creative when it comes to having fun.
Sure, there are many different things you can do in Las Vegas to have fun, but a TRUE Nevadan can come up with creative ways to have fun outside of Las Vegas such as hanging out on the Truckee River or camping in the desert.
6. You LOVE cars!
Nevada is home to the National Automobile Museum, which is located in Reno. Also, car shows are popular events held throughout Nevada. If you love cars, Nevada is the PERFECT place for you!
7. You're able to handle extreme cold AND hot temperatures.
One day in Nevada, you may be skiing the snowy slopes of Lake Tahoe. The next day, you may be hiking in the hot desert. If you're able to jump from one extreme temperature to another within 24 hours and it not bother you, you're a TRUE Nevadan.
8. You've spotted a UFO.
Nevada has the second-highest percentage of UFO sightings per capita in the U.S. Many Nevadans have extraterrestrial stories, and the majority of UFO sightings occur within Area 51.
9. You know all the BEST hiking spots!
Nevada is the most mountainous U.S. state, attracting hikers from all over the country, and even world. If you're a TRUE Nevadan who loves to hike, you'll know all the BEST hiking spots.
10. Craziness doesn't surprise you anymore.
As a Nevadan, you've seen a little bit of everything and whenever you witness something crazy, you've learned to just overlook it and move on.
Can you think of any more? Feel free to share in the comments below!