The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) has awarded 111 grants worth more than $662,000 to help rural communities promote attractions that draw visitors and generate revenue for local economies, Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki announced today.

Six Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) staffers will take to the road Monday for a western sales “blitz” during National Travel and Tourism Week to promote special travel deals designed to boost visitor numbers, Lt. Gov. Brian K. Krolicki announced today.

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Discover Reno, Incline Village and South Lake Tahoe.

It was probably destined to happen. The ingredients had been there for a long time. There’s Nevada, with its sparsely traveled highways and huge open spaces, where the imagination can run wild. And right in the middle of the state, a remote super-secret military area, off limits to all except a group of tight-lipped employees.

Leaving the bright lights of Las Vegas, you’ll find a different side of Nevada. The neon and skyscrapers give way to sagebrush and sand. The nightlife is less Celine Dion and more crickets and constellations. But rural Nevada has a beauty all its own.

The oldest place in Las Vegas, where the city actually originated more than a century ago, has become its newest attraction, the Las Vegas Springs Preserve, opening in June.

Deep in the heart and soul of America lies a love for the old West and its much-admired and widely imitated denizen, the cowboy.

Nevada offers a cornucopia of family fun, year-round, both indoors and outdoors.

Birdwatchers from around the nation are flocking to Nevada to catch a glimpse of the more than 450 species of birds that claim Nevada as their permanent home, winter getaway or migration trail.