Posts in North America
Space and New Mexico - Visiting the Very Large Array

There are a lot of awesome space-related destinations to see while visiting New Mexico, but the coolest is definitely the Very Large Array. This collection of radio antenna (often confused for telescopes) are massive feats of technology and a self-guided walking tour will take you right up to the base of one of them. Make a stop at the VLA the next time you are driving through New Mexico!

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Hiking in the Nevada Desert: Valley of Fire State Park

Valley of Fire State Park has a pretty lofty name but luckily you won’t be anywhere near volcanoes, magma or brush fires (hopefully). Located near the Lake Mead Recreation area, it’s Nevada's first state park receiving the distinction in 1935. Its namesake is attributed to the striking red rock faces you can explore that look as if they’re on fire in the Nevada sun.

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