5 Ideas for a Nevada Nature Escape

What are some things you associate with travel in Nevada?

Is it kayaking through a canyon on crystal clear waters, frolicking across red boulders on a landscape that looks straight out of Mars, or walking through wetlands where birds outnumber visitors?

If you had asked me a few years ago, I would’ve answered none of the above. In my mind, Nevada conjured up images of the Vegas Strip with its dazzling lights and bright neon signs.

What else was out there? Desert and not much else, I imagined. Isn’t that what we hear all the time?

But now with three visits to Nevada under my belt, I have a different opinion of what the state has to offer. For starters, it’s a great place to get close to nature and it also features a plethora of outdoor activities. I only had a 3-day weekend on my most recent visit to

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