The Strip begins to come to life as the sun rises on Las Vegas.
A dry, rocky ridge bakes in the Nevada sun at Red Rock Canyon.
A palm tree grows beneath Las Vegas’ High Roller observation wheel.
The arid, appropriately-named Red Rock Canyon, near Las Vegas.
Detail of the ornate arched entryway to Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.
Evergreen trees grow in the wintry foothills of Nevada’s Mount Charleston, near Las Vegas.