Travel Blogs from Boulder City, United States

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Thursday May 15, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Thursday May 15

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... Lake Mead which is a huge recreation park with many places to stop and several camping areas.  We camped near the lake at Boulder Beach. It was beautiful there, shaded by gum trees and Oleander bushes. The lake was just down a track so we headed ...

Leaving Las Vegas, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Leaving Las Vegas

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... After 10 miles we were yet again feeling the heat and needed a Maccy-D stop to cool down.  We then continued towards Boulder City with a head wind and slight incline which made the going slow. Boulder City turned out to be a very pleasant ...

Last few days in Boulder City, NV, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Last few days in Boulder City, NV

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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Day 211 - Spent the day doing errands and relaxing.   Day 212 - Today (November 27th) is our 42nd Anniversary - can you imagine that!!  We decided to go to the movie "Lost Vegas" and then we went out to a local bar with live music and had a ...

LasVegas Arrival, Boulder City, United States travel blog

LasVegas Arrival

A travel blog entry by pmsymes

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... situation. This side trip cost us about an hour a half and we decided to take our hot bodies to my brother Bob's home in Boulder City. The ride out of Kingman to Boulder City on Highway 93 was so hot in the blazing sun. I think the temperatures were in ...

Hoover Dam, Hoover Dam, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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We stopped for about 30 minutes which was enough time for me get some amazing ...

Hoover Dam and Boulder City, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam and Boulder City

A travel blog entry by matthew-harvey

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... so it really isn't very old. There are so many places called 'city' even though they only have a populations of a few hundred. Boulder city has a few thousand residents but is still tiny. We went for a drive around the city and found some really nice ...

Hoover Dam, Boulder City, NV, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by mikeandkelsey

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Well staying in Las Vegas was one thing on Kelsey's list of things she wanted to do last year, but didn't. Seeing Hoover Dam was another thing. Fortunately, we made it 2-for-2 in just our first two days on tour! We weren't satisfied with just driving ...

Princip kluzaku demonstrovany na lahvi vody, Lake Mead a Hoover Dam, United States travel blog

Princip kluzaku demonstrovany na lahvi vody

A travel blog entry by jaromir_mazak

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Vubec nestiham drzet na blogu krok se zazitky, takze budu muset uz tak kratke texty asi jeste trochu zkratit. Na ceste z Vegas jsme se zastavili vykoupat v krasnem jezere Lake Mead a prejeli jsme take masivni hraz prehrady Hoover Dam. Kdyz jsem byl v US ...

Hoover Dam to Death Valley, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam to Death Valley

A travel blog entry by millerfamily

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Well, last night was probably the worst night we've experienced so far. We slept at a campground in the Valley of Fire. The dessert is supposed to cool down at night, but something must have been wrong with this dessert. It did not cool down, and we ...

Hooverdam, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Hooverdam

A travel blog entry by topanga

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The lasst 10 miles to Hooverdam was realy at a pace of 15 mph. An official visit of the Dam would cost 13 $ per adult, and parking the car zould be 7$. So we decided to just skip the visit and see what we could see from behind the car window. For ...

Day  74 - Tuesday, June 11, 2013, Part 2, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 74 - Tuesday, June 11, 2013, Part 2

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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Later in the day, we rode around part of Lake Mead to see other parts of the lake. It's all dry volcanic rock and brown dusty dirt.  The newscasters on TV often refer to the monsoon period coming soon.  There apparently are times of the year ...

Day 195 - The Massive Hoover Dam, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Day 195 - The Massive Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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Today we drove over to the Hoover Dam in Boulder City, not all that far from Las Vegas.  I had been there before, but Nick had not and everyone else was happy to see it again.  We had a beautiful drive over - the weather here has been fantastic ...

The Hoover Dam and driving into Vegas at sunset, Boulder City and Las Vegas, United States travel blog

The Hoover Dam and driving into Vegas at sunset

A travel blog entry by ivealis

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Un barrage très visité, Hoover Dam, United States travel blog

Un barrage très visité

A travel blog entry by vagabond2012

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Bonjour tout le monde, Le barrage Hoover, il doit son nom au 31ième président des États-Unis. Il fut construit dans les années 1930. Il fournit en électricité les villes environnentes donc Las Vegas. Durant sa construction, il y a eu 111 ouvriers ...

Last Entry from the Vegas area, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Last Entry from the Vegas area

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... legalizes casino gambling.  State reduces residency requirements for divorce to six weeks.  Construction begins on the Boulder Canyon Project, now called Hoover Dam. 1929-1941 - A growing tourism industry and Hoover Dam construction enables ...

Day 76 – Thursday, June 13, 2013, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Day 76 – Thursday, June 13, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

... and hiking.  The animal life adaptations to desert life were described. Next we went to a small, but well done museum in Boulder City highlighting the lives of the people who lived here while the dam was being built.  The area was a federal ...

Flying over the Dam, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Flying over the Dam

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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... for helicopter rides. Only $29! How could we say no?? Neither Caro nor I had ever ridden on a helicopter, so it was definitely money well spent. We flew over picturesque Lake Mead in Boulder City, NV and the Hoover Dam. Our pictures barely do it ...

Hoover Dam, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by swisselle

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Wir haben das ursprüngliche Programm umgestellt und beginnen mit dem Hoover Dam. Haben uns ein nettes Motel in Williams gesucht und wieder in einem Roadway Inn unsere Zelte aufgeschlagen. Beim Aussteigen haben wir noch gewitzelt, ob wohl wieder ...

Kickin' it down Route 66, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Kickin' it down Route 66

A travel blog entry by alvrez

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... couple of police officers checked our outside locker in the 5th Wheel, and had a quick look inside. The Hoover Dam itself wasn't as big as I thought it would be, but still pretty impressive. We are staying the night in an RV park in Boulder City, ...

Day 72 – Sunday, June 9, 2013, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 72 – Sunday, June 9, 2013

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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We waited at the trailer to talk to Chris this morning. His 2:00 pm is our 11:00 pm.  After lunch we decided to drive to Red Rock Canyon on the west side of Las Vegas, to opposite side of town from us.  We got about 1/3 of the way there and ...

Wasserstau in der Wüste - der legendäre Hoover Dam, Hoover Dam, United States travel blog

Wasserstau in der Wüste - der legendäre Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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Wir sind dann erstmal zum Hoover Staudamm gedüst, ein Riesenstaudamm, der einen See mit ein paar Hundert Kilometer Uferlinie anstaut, den Lake Mead.   Wie wir alle wissen, bewahrt die Regierung hinter dem meterdicken Beton des Staudamms die ...

See Grand Canyon Entry, Lake Mead, United States travel blog

See Grand Canyon Entry

A travel blog entry by youngcountry

See Grand Canyon ...

More on Zion, Boulder City, United States travel blog

More on Zion

A travel blog entry by sandi.beach

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... have a “bit” of a fear of heights. http://www.nps.gov/zion/planyourvisit/the-zion-mount-carmel-tunnel.htm I am now in Boulder City, NV and will stay a few more days. I have a little housekeeping to do – brought some of Zion with me in ...

Day 74 – Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Part 1, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, United States travel blog

Day 74 – Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Part 1

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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Our day stared with gifts from neighbors in the campground. In the spot next to us was a young German couple with their about 12 month old daughter who is a very pretty little blond with a gorgeous smile. His English is pretty good while she talks ...

Vegas - en route to Canada, Vegas, United States travel blog

Vegas - en route to Canada

A travel blog entry by lisa_liability

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Wow - what a city Vegas is!!!! Especially where you're on expenses for a work conference! If you ever visit, make sure you check out the fountain display at Belaggio (top hotel...the foyer was like a day-trip in itself with totally OTT displays...lots of ...

Dam and Damn Roads, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Dam and Damn Roads

A travel blog entry by mbberg

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... ;                                   Next Blog: Sin City!!! Mike, Pat, and ...

Moving along day by day, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Moving along day by day

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... walked as fast as he could go and never looked over the edge - but, good for him), we went into the small town of Boulder City.  It was quite quaint with lots of antique shops, old hotels, museums, a nice walking town and some GREAT coffee ice ...

Cruise on Lake Mead, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Cruise on Lake Mead

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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The Easter bunny found us and left us a Cadbury (very rare here) bunny each!!  America (maybe just Nevada, don't know) doesn't seem to celebrate Easter like us Aussies. They don't even have Easter holidays. After a super visit to the Hoover Dam we ...

Hoover Dam, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by eddieandwendy

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Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between Arizona and Nevada. Construction took place from 1931 to 1935. 112 lives were lost during the ...

Hoover Dam, Boulder City, United States travel blog

Hoover Dam

A travel blog entry by gstfire

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Today I went to Hoover Dam and decided to take the tour. The tour starts out with a short documentary about how the damn was built and the men who built it. The tour then continues with a Dam guide. They take you below to where the 30 foot wide pipes ...

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