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Broken Bow, OK to Nipton, CA

Broken Bow, OK to Nipton, CA

26 junior high students and their chaperones stayed in Nipton during their summer field trip through the Southwest.  They were wonderful kids and enjoyed their desolate desert experience!

Land of Opportunity

Land of Opportunity

There’s long been a sense of relief for drivers as they crest Mountain Pass and start their descent along northbound Interstate 15 into Ivanpah Valley. As Primm’s trio of casinos comes into view, traveling Las Vegans get a subconscious boost in knowing they’re almost home, while visitors perk up as they realize they’re closing in …

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Road Trip! Five Great Places to See Joshua Trees

Road Trip! Five Great Places to See Joshua Trees

On the north edge of the Mojave Preserve, the “town” of Nipton, California forms the gateway for this short but spectacular drive through a Southern Nevada Joshua tree forest, one that could easily be combined in a long day or leisurely weekend with the Cima Dome trip. Stock up on iced tea and candy bars …

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A Ghost Town, Going Green

A Ghost Town, Going Green

NIPTON, Calif. — Gerald Freeman leaned on a walking stick on a dusty hill near the four rows of his solar arrays, talking about it like an apostle on a mission. Down the road are the eucalyptus trees he planted as a potential source of biomass. And not far away, he said, he hopes to …

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