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A one-of-a-kind day trip from Las Vegas. I recently visited the Seven Magic Mountains art installation about 10 miles south of the Las Vegas Strip.

As a whimsy traveler and a desert-lover, the idea of colorful boulders being the only thing for miles around in the middle of the Las Vegas desert piques my curiosity!


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Why is it called Seven Magic Mountains?

Because there are seven totems, carefully curated, crafted and colored to stand at mountain height— another unique experience to check-off your “only in Vegas” bucket list.

That’s why I’ve listed seven reasons why you should visit this whimsical Nevada Art exhibit and return to The Strip even more inspired than before! Visit Seven Magic Mountains in Las Vegas
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Seven Reasons to Visit Seven Magic Mountains

1. Seven Magic Mountains is a free public art attraction.

2. The mountains are a temporary installation, so you don’t want to miss seeing them!


In recent good news, this past December 2018, it was announced that Seven Magic Mountains would stay put for a minimum of three more years!


3. The painted boulders on display are locally sourced.

4. Seven Magic Mountains thrives against nature’s painting, the Nevada desert skies. 

A stunning presentation against a natural canvas of beautiful, bright hues.

5. This desert-display was curated with service and love by the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno and the Art Production Fund, NY.

6. The artist, Ugo Rondinone says that “Seven Magic Mountains elicits continuities between human nature, artificial and natural, then and now.”

7. The seven neon painted, day-glow totems range from 30-35′ high— Wowza!

BONUS: A 20-minute drive to Seven Magic Mountains is what you can do in Las Vegas during the day!



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What I wore to the desert

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Vibrant color, comfy Ugg shoes

Fanny pack with a hand warmer pocket!

Oversized “Freedom” jersey dress

Similar fringe vest 

Good American, Good Legs jeans

Free People sunglasses

My everyday jewelry: necklace  |  ring  |  bracelet  |  similar earrings  |

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3. 9 Day Trips From Las Vegas Worth The Drive

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Seven Magic Mountains Awe-Inspiring Lesson Plan Downloads For Teachers

Seven Magic Mountains inspiration in education

Are you an educator wanting to infuse more artistic inspiration into your classroom?

I think it’s awe-inspiring that you can download lesson plans featuring the themes within Seven Magic Mountains from the official website HERE.

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  1. We have been to Vegas a few times. Not just to gamble, but we visit friends out there. They have never mentioned this beautiful site!! The colors are gorgeous, especially against the skyline and mountains! I liked your outfit. Perfect for that outing! I pinned that picture. Thank you for sharing!

    1. I’m so happy that you enjoyed this post! Warms my heart that you saw fit to pin it 😉 I hope that on your next trip to Vegas you are able to visit Seven Magic Mountains. It’s only about 10 miles off the strip.

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