Information for Travelers
Nevada is a state in the western region of the United States.
It borders Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California
to the west, Arizona
to the southeast, and Utah
to the east.
Nevada is the 7th largest, 19th least populated, and 9th least densely populated of the US states.
Nevada's incredible landscapes are often overshadowed by the glitz and glitz of its biggest city, Las Vegas.
While this is a city you won't want to miss, Nevada is a state filled with incredible natural attractions, scenic walks, small towns and wonderful opportunities for outdoor activities.
The sparkling blue water of Lake Tahoe, surrounded by mountains that are often snow-capped, is one of Nevada's most beautiful spots.
This 35-kilometer-long freshwater lake, high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains on the Nevada-California border, is a popular year-round destination.
National parks and recreation areas provide excellent terrain for walking, cycling, climbing, horseback riding and fishing.
You can even find ski hills in the high mountains.
If you're not up to this level of activity, you can simply enjoy the view from the comfort of your car.
Lincoln County is dry and sparsely populated, although it is notable for containing the government's Air Force base from Area 51.
Built during the Great Depression as a way to generate jobs, the Hoover Dam is a marvel of modern engineering.
The 726-foot high dam contains Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States.
Read about Nevada in Wikipedia