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Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The Strip, Downtown, and Beyond

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The Strip, Downtown, and Beyond April 8, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do | Read More
Las Vegas might be a desert, but if you’re a photographer who loves to capture reflections, you’ll find some great opportunities here. The Bellagio’s lake makes a lovely mirror when it’s not in the middle of a fountain show. In this shot, the moon and Caesars Palace appear on...

The Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge: As Amazing As The Dam

The Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge: As Amazing As The Dam December 3, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
After five years and $240 million, the Mike O’Callaghan/Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge–more ¬†commonly known as the Bypass Bride–opened to traffic in October. Here are a few interesting facts about the bridge: This 1,900-foot, single-span concrete arch bridge is the largest of its kind...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: The Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge June 11, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
When Hoover Dam was completed in 1936, it was hailed as a modern engineering marvel. Hoover Dam is still considered an architectural wonder, but the winding, two-lane stretch of U.S. 93 that takes vehicles across the top of the dam has been frustrating travelers for years. Approximately 14,000 vehicles...
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