Splash into the Silver State

First up, a quick geography lesson. If you don’t know Western Nevada, pay attention. Lake Tahoe straddles the border between Nevada and California. Just north is Reno, which sits in the otherworldly Carson Valley. And if you head north just 45 minutes from there you get to Pyramid Lake and some of the best fishing in the West. Still farther north is the Black Rock Desert, home of Burning Man. All of these spots are connected via a road trip route known as the Burner Byway.

The irony of this dry desert terrain is that it’s home to some of the most spectacular water you’ll find anywhere. From the Truckee River, which flows from Pyramid Lake right through downtown Reno, to Lake Tahoe, to the hot springs of the Black Rock Playa, this part of Nevada will blow you away.

This video is proudly produced in partnership with TravelNevada.

Latest Releases

Go beyond the pavement with Kina Pickett

Finding your line with Kina Pickett

3 easy ways to protect the places you love

Hauling home for the holidays with the Picketts

The Beyondland road trip: The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

Your secluded Los Cabos sanctuary

The Beyondland Road Trip: North Carolina

A guide to camping with toddlers

The Beyondland road trip

Who Knows Where

EP 4: Greenland

School of Beyondland

Family stuck on screens? Here’s how to reconnect.

Find yourself again: A solo road trip in Idaho

Greater Fort Lauderdale: Life on the water

Life under the lights

Original Films

Save Bookmark
We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. This includes personalizing content and advertising. For more information on how we use cookies consult our revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
Disable Cookies I accept