36th State - Entered the Union October 31, 1864
A World Within. A State Apart.
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The Silver State is the 7th largest state in the United States at 110,567 square miles (177,940 square km).
To help you get around Nevada and better understand its geography, topography and history, Nevada is broken down into six (6) distinctive regions, each with its own features and attractions. Five of the territories are geographical; the sixth, Nevada’s Indian Territory, is cultural and covers the entire state:
Pony Express Territory
Nevada Silver Trails
Las Vegas Territory
Nevada Indian Territory
There’s a lot to see and do in the Silver State! From the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko to the neon beauty of Las Vegas, Nevada offers a range of experiences that will leave you forever changed.
Las Vegas is world-famous for its all-night entertainment, larger-than-life neon, and its anything-goes attitude. And there’s so much more beyond the famous Las Vegas Strip that draws visitors from all over the world to visit again and again and again.
There are plenty of resources to help you find the don’t-miss, most memory- making activities you want to experience. Maybe searching for your own gemstones is your jam, or you’re looking for that perfectly composed ghost town photo op. Whether you want to take the ultimate plunge with a less-than-traditional wedding or simply soak in a natural hot spring against a backdrop of mountains and wildlife, we have a few tips to make those dreams come true.