Although most people think of Las Vegas when they think of Nevada, the Silver State has plenty to offer beyond the glittering lights of Vegas. From the stunning desert beauty of the state's southern region to the serene environments of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Nevadans enjoy a variety of exciting destinations. The city of Las Vegas offers plenty of urban attractions as well, giving Nevada a wide range of activities and events.
For three days during the middle of April, fans of 1960s pop music get together for the annual Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend. The event brings thousands of music lovers from around the world. Activities also include an antique car show, burlesque shows, tattooing, pool parties and games.
- Grand Sierra Resort in RENO, NV
See some of the most beautiful quilts every created and get some quilting or stitching tips from the pros at this event that takes place during the last weekend in August. Watch live demonstrations, stroll through the series of vendor's booths and pick up a few new sewing tricks.