22 Famous Landmarks in Nevada You Must Visit Story

By Andrew Sayles

Introduction

22 Famous Landmarks in Nevada You Must Visit Story

These famous landmarks in Nevada show just how much it has to offer and why...

Landmark 1

Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park

Berlin, Nevada, is a monument to many things dead and gone. Berlin itself is a...

Landmark 2

Cathedral Gorge State Park

From afar, Cathedral Gorge State Park is difficult to distinguish from the many desert canyons...

Landmark 3

Cave Lake State Park

Cave Lake State Park near Ely is a great year-round fishing destination in eastern Nevada...

Landmark 4

East Ely Railroad Depot Museum

The Nevada Northern Railway played a crucial role in the West, transporting most of the...

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Landmark 5

Fly Geyser

When the residents of Fly Ranch tried to dig wells to irrigate their desert crops...

Landmark 6

Fort Churchill State Historic Park

Built in 1861 and preserved in their state of decay, the ruins of Fort Churchill...

Landmark 7

Gold Point Ghost Town

After thriving for decades, Gold Point became a ghost town during World War II when...

Landmark 8

Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park is a powerful reminder of the diversity of Nevada's landscape. You...

Landmark 9

Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam was built between 1931 and 1936, creating Lake Mead, the largest freshwater reservoir...

Landmark 10

Lake Mead

Lake Mead was created by the construction of the Hoover Dam, filling the once dry...

Landmark 11

Lake Tahoe

Straddling the state border near Carson City, Lake Tahoe is one of the most famous...

Landmark 12

Las Vegas Strip

Visitors come from all around the world to try their luck, catch a show, treat...

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Landmark 13

Lehman Caves

The Lehman Caves in Great Basin National Park take visitors deep into the bowels of...

Landmark 14

Lunar Crater National Natural Landmark

In central Nevada, Lunar Crater National Natural Landmark is a 400-acre crater that has been...

Landmark 15

Mormon Station State Historic Park

Mormon Station State Historic Park marks the site of Nevada's first permanent European settlement. It...

Landmark 16

Thunder Mountain Monument

Rolling Mountain Thunder, aka Frank van Zant, was a World War II veteran, descendent of...

Landmark 17

The Mob Museum

Keeping tradition with Washington, DC's Spy Museum in spilling dirty secrets, the Mob Museum in...

Landmark 18

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Less than twenty miles off the strip of Las Vegas, Red Rock Canyon is a...

Landmark 19

Rhyolite Ghost Town

Rhyolite Ghost Town gets its name from the volcanic rock in the area, but it...

Landmark 20

Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area

Only recently named a National Conservation Area in 2002, Sloan Canyon and its surroundings form...

Landmark 21

Stokes Castle

Stokes Castle is located along Nevada's portion of Highway 50, self-styled as the Loneliest Road...

Landmark 22

Virginia City Historic District

Virginia City Historic District is kind of like a greatest-hits compilation of Nevada ghost towns...

Conclusion

Conclusion

Nevada is hard to beat for its scale, natural diversity, and cultural opportunities. Its desert...

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