Past Meetup

ROAD TRIP to NEVADA / VALLEY OF FIRE / RED ROCKS / VEGAS BABY!!

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Fiesta Rancho Casino

2400 N Rancho Dr · North Las Vegas, NV

How to find us

Friday morning, 8:30AM at Denny's (in the hotel food court)

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Details

*****room for ONE FEMALE to room with another female

HIKING RED ROCKS . VALLEY OF FIRE, and A WEE BIT OF PARTYING in VEGAS BABY!!

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(stay tuned for any changes)

Since people will be arriving at different times on Thursday, the first OFFICIAL meeting will be 8:00 AM FRIDAY at the DENNY'S (in the food court of the hotel) for breakfast. Places to "PLAY ON THE WAY" are:

-Elmers Bottle Ranch
-Calico Ghost Town
-the Mad Greek restaurant
-Peggy Sues Restaurant
-Alien Jerky
-Biggest Thermometer in the World
(all locations on Google Maps)

@@@@@@@@@@@@ FRIDAY:

***8:AM at Denny's (in the food court of the hotel) for breakfast

***9:15AM - packed to go for the entire day... 1 hour drive to Valley Of Fire. (approx 150 miles round trip, you should have at least 1/2 tank of gas) we'll consolidate cars in the parking lot and caravan. Bring lunch and snack and plenty of water!!! We'll be getting back a bit after dark...
it will be a series of short hikes, between 1/2 mile and 2 miles... probably only 5-6 miles total for the day. LOTS of photo ops!!

***Evening - for those of us who wanna enjoy Vegas... we'll be heading to the Fremont Experience (after we take a shower and get gussied up) ... a fun part of town to play with terrific lights and ziplining. (possibly taking Uber / Lyft there... approx $15)

@@@@@@@@@@@ SATURDAY:

***8:30AM at Denney's (in the food court of the hotel) for breakfast

***9:45AM - packed and ready to go for the day... bring lunch and snack and plenty of water... 20 minute drive to Red Rock Canyon. Approx 75 miles for the entire day... (must have at least 1/2 tank of gas) Fee $15 per vehicle or free with "America the Beautiful" pass... we'll be getting back a bit after dark. It will be a series of short hikes and some rock scrambling... approx 5-6 miles for the day... LOTS of photo ops!! (going to the FLUORESCENT ROCKS if time permits)

***Evening - for those of us who wanna enjoy Vegas... we'll be walking the Las Vegas Strip (after we take a shower and get gussied up) ... a fun part of town to play... (possibly taking Uber / Lyft to the strip - approx $15)

@@@@@@@@@@@ SUNDAY FUNDAY!!!

Plan A: leaving at 9:30AM, it's a bit rambunctious, but... it's possible to hit these locations on the way back, and STILL be back by 8:30PM

-Amargosa Opera House
-Scenic Drive thru Death Valley (gas in Furnace Creek)
-Mini hike at Zabriskie Point
-Mini hike the sand dunes at Stovepipe Wells
-Olancha Sculpture Garden
-Red Rock Canyon (10 minute sunset pic)
-Home in bed

Plan B: just go home... do not pass go... do not collect $200