Nevada is a GREAT place to live! The Silver State not only has some of the most interesting places, but it also has some of the most beautiful scenery EVER! Here are 14 things everyone in Nevada absolutely loves about their state:
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1. Great Entertainment
In Nevada, entertainment quality is the greatest, especially on the Las Vegas strip. On the strip, you'll get the chance to watch amazing concerts, comedy acts, magic shows, etc. Nevada is definitely a place where boredom ceases to exist.
2. Beautiful Wildlife
Nevada is an open-range state, so beautiful wildlife are able to roam freely. There are also several wildlife refuges in Nevada where beautiful wildlife live.
3. Gambling Accessibility
Gambling is accessible pretty much everywhere throughout Nevada. Whether you're at a convenience store, a restaurant, or the airport, chances are you'll come across a slot machine.
4. Beautiful Mountain Views
Nevada is home to the MOST BEAUTIFUL mountains EVER! It comes as no surprise considering Nevada is the most mountainous U.S. state.
5. Amazing Buffets
Some of the MOST AMAZING buffets you'll ever dine at are located in Nevada. The majority of them are in Las Vegas - "Buffet Capital of the World."
6. Lake Tahoe
Not only is Lake Tahoe one of the MOST BEAUTIFUL lakes in America, it also provides GREAT fishing opportunities. Fishermen LOVE this lake!
7. Nevada's Rich History
Nevada is rich in history, and its residents love sharing the history of their state with visitors.
8. Interesting Museums
Nevada is home to several different types of museums such as the Nevada State Railroad Museum, the Neon Museum, the National Atomic Testing Museum, and the Goldwell Open Air Museum.
9. Endless Trails
Hikers and bikers shouldn't have any problem finding the perfect trail. There are many WONDERFUL trails throughout Nevada.
10. Celebrating THEIR Day
The people of Nevada are so proud of their state that they devote an entire day (Nevada Day) to celebrate its admission to statehood, which took place October 31, 1864. Nevada Day is the largest statehood celebration in the U.S.
11. Ghost Towns
There are over 600 ghost towns in Nevada and most are former mining towns. Many Nevada residents are just as fascinated with these ghost towns as visitors are. Rhyolite, Berlin and Goldfield are among the more popular ghost towns.
12. Endless Shopping Opportunities
In Nevada, you can literally "Shop Til You Drop!" While shopping here in the Silver State, you can explore world-famous shops on the Las Vegas strip, or the hidden shopping spots throughout the rest of the state. Whatever your choice, you'll have the BEST shopping experience EVER!
13. Beautiful State Parks
Nevada is home to 23 beautiful state parks that provide many recreational activities such a fishing, camping, hiking and biking. Cathedral Gorge State Park, Valley of Fire State Park, and Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park are just a few of the beautiful state parks in Nevada.
14. Lotus of Siam Tai Restaurant
With a menu of over 150 choices, Lotus of Siam is one of the BEST Thai restaurants in America. Because the wait can be up to two hours, dinner reservations are highly recommended. Lotus of Siam is located at: 953 East Sahara Ave Suite A5, The Commercial Center District, Las Vegas, NV 89104. Hours: Mon-Fri Lunch (11:00am-2:30pm) / Mon-Sun Dinner (5:30pm-10:00pm)
What other things do people in Nevada absolutely love about their state? Post in the comments below!