From Nevada 150: Don't miss all the fun this weekend (5-24 to 5-25) at the 44th Annual Jim Butler Day's celebration. Head to Tonopah this Memorial Day Weekend to experience a small-town flavor that’s a complete blast for the entire family. The weekend includes blacksmithing classes, the Nevada State Mining Championships, panning for gold or silver and much more. Battle Born - Nevada Proud
Road Trip Week: Great Smoky Mountains Road Trip Itinerary for families
Virginia City, Nevada - the discovery of silver led to formation of this boomtown in the and it still has that old cowboy Wild West vibe. Wooden sidewalks, lots of shops & restaurants, kiddie merry go round, home of the Silver Dollar Lady!
A lot of travelers will have already experienced the pleasures of California’s big four destinations -- Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego -- but the state is so varied and diverse that there is plenty of adventure to be found in breaking out to the smaller towns that dot the Golden State. From the redwoods of the Pacific Coast to the mountains of the Sierra Nevada, California is full of unexpected, hidden towns rife with individuality. But where to go first? We got our…