Posts by Susan Mowers

New Nevada Visitor’s Guide showcases road trip itineraries, debuts icon-based format

Intriguing towns, oddball attractions and miles of all-to-yourself highways make the case for Nevada as the road trip capital of the United States. The new Nevada Visitor’s Guide supports that claim with itineraries for 10 adventure-filled road trips, from the Death Drive to the Loneliest Road in America. The guide also debuts a fresh, icon-based format for ease of use, a new “Nevada Inspirations” section and a QR code linking to a video of rock climbing in Rainbow Canyon.

Travel Nevada Unveils 2018-19 Winter Experiences

From Ruby Mountain heli-ski and secluded hot springs to Cowboy Poetry and the World Championship Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada’s winter experiences promise a season quirky festivals, luxury aprés and backcountry adventure from neon to nature.

Travel Nevada unveils Cowboy Corridor road trip itinerary; more scheduled for 2018

Northern Nevada communities and attractions along Interstate 80 comprise Travel Nevada?s new Cowboy Corridor Road Trip, the latest road trip to encourage visitors to explore the state. The itinerary is one of seven found online at An additional three road trips are planned for online publication this year; the final 10 together will cover […]

Territory highlight: Drill down into Tonopah’s past for history, quirk and other gems

In the Nevada desert, midway between Las Vegas and Reno, Tonopah greets the road-weary with a welcome reprieve: museums, a brewery and overnight lodging — including a haunted option. The former mining community of 2,440 recently hosted Travel Nevada’s Rural Roundup conference, showcasing such attractions as the Tonopah Historic Mining Park and the Central Nevada […]

Travel Nevada grants funding for 25 tourism infrastructure projects

CARSON CITY, Nevada — The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) approved $200,000 in grant funding for infrastructure projects, Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison announced today. The Projects Relating to Tourism Grants are distributed by the Nevada Division of Tourism (Travel Nevada) every other year and fund such capital improvement endeavors as visitor kiosks and interpretive signs. Among […]