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Travel Theme: Mountains

Posted by Jody on February 16, 2013

Let’s face it. Some people are mountain people. Other folks prefer the desert.

Then there are those of us who would rather spend our days at the beach.

But what if you could have the best of all of these worlds? What if you simply didn’t have to choose?

Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Wild and wonderful Willow Beach really does have it all!  Mother Nature’s delectable buffet, Willow Beach has beautiful mountains, hot and sunny desert, and welcoming beaches! Less than an hour south of Las Vegas, Nevada, this amazing recreation area is a relaxing respite from the lights, action, and crowds of Sin City.

Located on the east banks of the Colorado River within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and surrounded by stately mountains, this Arizona oasis is the perfect place to stretch out and relax with a good book or to launch your paddle adventure.  Take a dip in the cool, fresh water or stake your claim for a day of fishing right here, smack-dab in the middle of  the sun-drenched Black Canyon region of the Mojave Desert.

And that, my friends, is how we fit one of our favorite beach escapes into

this week’s “Travel Theme: Mountains!”

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Helpful links: I Hit the Jackpot at Willow Beach

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Have a great day at the beach!

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14 Responses to “Travel Theme: Mountains”

  1. Love it. I often think of the perfect spot between mountains and water.

  2. kiwiskan said

    Looks wonderful!

  3. Dustytoes said

    I’ve never been to this part of the country. This place looks beautiful!

    • Jody said

      It is such a little jewel in the middle of the desert! I never could have guessed how gorgeous Willow Beach really is! If you don’t know what you’re looking for you might just pass by the highway sign.

  4. Hahaha, well twisted 😀

  5. Ruth said

    I love it, looks soooo peaceful

  6. Wonderful, love it! Thanks for sharing this beautiful find! I will have to check it out! It is about 4 hours from me! 🙂

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