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253 What is Mondays With Mark?

Welcome to another podcast and this one will start a new direction for the long-running podcast. After hearing comments from the listeners over the years, every time I seem to have drifted off course, you said you liked the more focused podcats where we talk about Las Vegas and some of the highlights. As well, […]


252 Talking About The Dam Short Film Festival

This past weekend the little town that built a dam, that would be Boulder City, Nevada, held its 15th annual Dam Short Film Festival. That’s right. Boulder City, that tiny town 30 minutes outside of Las Vegas, has a film festival that also ranks as one of the top film festivals in the world! I know, […]


251 Going to The Jamboree

We are back for the new year!! Yes, A New Year and a New Podcast! My wife Debbie Anthony joins me as we talk about a few “Vegas” things before digging into our recent weekend away, out of town. That means we start with a quick roundup of #CES2019 and some of the cool if […]


250 Touring the Grand Canyon North Rim

Recently, I had an opportunity to take a small group of people on a special tour to the Grand Canyon National Park North Rim, Bryce Canyon, and finally Zion National Park. Here is my trip report from the North Rim. The other voice you hear on this podcast is my beautiful and wonderful wife, Miss […]


249 Talking About “We Are Going In”

In this episode, I talk with Mike Nelson, the author of a book titled “We Are Going In” A book about the June 30, 1956, midair collision between a United DC 7 and a TWA Constellation over the Grand Canyon. Mike’s uncle was one of the victims of the Grand Canyon plane crash. A devastating […]


248 Talking About Responsible Gaming Ambassadors

Welcome back to another Vegas Tourist Podcast. This one is a little different. I am flying solo but that’s because this one is all about a very unique program that they have at the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. The owners of the Palazzo and the Venetian resorts in Las Vegas and around the world. Back in March, […]


247 Wayne Newton’s show plus other Vegas Tourist Tidbits

Welcome back to The Vegas Tourist Podcast. This week, Mark and Debbie talk about watching the PBR’s Last Cowboy Standing, the Vegas Golden Knights and their review of Wayne Newton’s newest show at the intimate Windows Showroom at Balleys. New posting of The Vegas Tourist Travels, On The Road – Older stuff on places we have […]


246 Talking About Tape Face and Other Tourist Tidbits!

Welcome to Podcast #246 – Mark and Debbie return! We have had a busy couple of weeks and come to you with lots of good stuff. First, we talk about our Sundance Las Vegas City Lights Helicopter night flight over Las Vegas (awesome). Did we mention that on Easter Sunday, we hiked up a mountain […]


245 Talking About Soundtrack – Clint Holmes & Earl Turner

Welcome back to The Vegas Tourist Podcast. This episode, Mark, and Debbie Anthony catch up on some of the Vegas Tourist Tidbits. Get a little opinionated about some of the topics and then get into a great show review! At the Westgate Resort (The old International/Hilton) in the very same theater where Elvis performed, two Las […]


244 Talking About the Pioneer Saloon

Just outside Las Vegas, towards the California border, just past the Seven Magic Mountains display is a little old mining town, rich in Las Vegas history. The main focus of the town and its tourism draw is its haunted saloon. The Pioneer Saloon. Noel Sheckles purchased the Pioneer Saloon in December of 2006, after beating out 6 […]


243 Riding the Rails in Boulder City

Welcome to the new year!! In our first Podcast of 2018, Mark and Debbie head out to Boulder City for the ribbon cutting for the newest attraction, Rail Explorers. Custom designed peddle bikes you ride on the tracks. In this case, its the historic Southern Nevada Railroad Museum in Boulder City you leave from. Peddle 4 miles […]


242 Talking with Jason Hetland about NFR, PBR and other tourist tidbits

Welcome back to The Vegas Tourist Podcast. In today’s Podcast, Mark is joined by Minnesota friend and fellow blogger, Jason Hetland from The Rodeo Round-Up. This year has seen some changes to the Las Vegas events calendar and the moving of some dates for sporting events. The NASCAR Victory Lap was moved back a week., the Pro Bull Riders was […]


241 Marvel Avenger Station and Other Tour Tidbits

Welcome back to The Vegas Tourist Podcast episode 241. Mark and Debbie catch up on a few Vegas Tourist things, then get into their review of the new Marvel Avenger Stations Attraction at Treasure Island. Mark’s guest this week is Las Vegas Territory member Sheryl Capil, Marketing Manager for the Stan Lee inspired interactive adventure known […]


240 Talking About Photo Tours Vegas and Other Fun Things

This podcast I sat down with Nick Nichols for an entire show! A brave soul He is. Nick owns Photo Tours Vegas and has lived here since the 1980’s. So he has a lot to say about Las Vegas as a former tourist as well as a small business owner who lives and works in […]


239 A Trip to The Pahrump Winery with Gretchen Loken

We were going to call this podcast episode “Wine, Brothels, and lunch in Pahrump”. But we had too much fun talking with Gretchen Loken who owns the winery. So this is it. Mark and Debbie talk about their trip to Pahrump and visiting the winery. Yes, the winery. But no trip to Pahrump could ever […]


238 Talking with Adam London at The D Las Vegas

We Are Back!! Mark and Debbie Anthony tackle some Vegas Tourist Tidbits then it’s on to the Las Vegas Territory interview with magician and comedian Adam London. Adam has been killing it down at the D Resort and Casino for almost 5 years now (that’s like 50 years in normal time!) His family-friendly afternoon show is […]


237 Talking with Toni Jackson Firelight Barn Dinner Theater

Welcome Back! Today’s podcast is about the Firelight Barn Dinner Thater in Henderson, Nevada. But first, Mark and Debbie get a few other things off the note pile Bing watching Breaking Bad Las Vegas is on track to pass last year’s 42 million tourists California woman’s $5 bet wins $1.6M jackpot at McCarran (link) Steve […]


236 Getting educated in Tourism and Hospitality Management with Vivienne Sario

The Vegas Tourist Podcast Episode #236. Did you know that Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Planning management is one of the hottest and fastest growing careers right now? So if you wanted to pursue this career, where else would you want to learn and experience it, other than Las Vegas?? Las Vegas is the epicenter for tourism […]


235 Talking About Half Naked Men and Other Shows

In This Podcast: Mark Anthony and Miss Debbie heads west for her birthday. We go in search of some western parts of Route 66, see her childhood memories and went to see Magic Mike Live Las Vegas show at the Hard Rock… For an overview of our trip, see Road Trippin’ Vegas to LA Route […]


234 Talking Las Vegas ATV Tours

This Week, Mark and Debbie talk about their adventures with Las Vegas ATV Tours. Taking a few hours to ride the Nellis Sand Dunes with some of the best ATV tour guides in the business and enjoying the scenery while getting a bit of a sun tan with the first days of the heat wave in […]