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Welcome to the Local Adventurer Link Up #8. The purpose of this weekly link up is to foster gratitude for the place you live, show others great local experiences that they might never find as a tourist, and to inspire others to explore and be present wherever they are. Our local adventure this week is at an outdoor Las Vegas Shooting Range!


I always thought that when people talked about shooting guns in the desert, they just took their guns and drove out to some random location to do it. I had no idea there were actual outdoor gun ranges in the desert where people generally go to for target practice.

Shooting guns is especially popular in Las Vegas / Nevada, because it’s one of the few states where it’s legal to shoot semi automatic weapons. We shot an AR-15 for the first time! Thanks Kyle and Will for teaching me how! :) One of our friends also has an AK, so we can’t wait to go out and shoot with it!

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Have you shot a gun before? If not, would you try it?

This Post Has 57 Comments

  1. Kristine Foley

    How fun! Didn’t know that was there! My bro and SIL would love it! Thanks!

  2. Sarah

    That’s look so much fun, I’ve always fancied shooting but since guns are illegal here I never have :-)

  3. Raewyn Smith

    Oh that looks like so much fun! We love going to the indoor one, so now we will have to try an outdoor!!

  4. We’ve gone to indoor ranges before and it was a lot of fun. It’s very loud though, and quite stimulating.

    1. It is really loud. It’s a little shocking at the very beginning, but I’m always surprised how quickly I get used to the sound. :)

  5. Alicia Snow

    I think shooting guns is so much fun! I’m from a small town so it’s just a way of life.

    1. It really is so much fun! In georgia, we have friends who go pumpkin shooting – carving with guns after nobody needs pumpkins anymore.

  6. Ashley

    I’ve only shot a handgun, but shooting a semi-automatic would be cool!

  7. Anosa

    Never shot anything in my life scares the Jesus outa me

  8. thatgirlcarmel

    Going to the range is something I’ve been meaning to try for the longest time. Thanks for the inspiration!

  9. Nicole May

    That’s cool! I’ve been wanting to go to a shooting range for so long now! And thanks for the link-up, btw.

  10. Joanna Sormunen

    That looks so much fun! I would love to be able to try to do some shooting myself :)

  11. Amy

    I love. love. LOVE. gun ranges!

      1. Amy

        we have a few gun ranges in town so we switch it up – and then my grandfather has a few acres so we go out there to shoot :)

  12. Francia Benson

    I went shooting on my birthday! It was so fun. I love outdoors and fun thing so I did enjoy your post. Thanks for sharing pretty lady!.

  13. Cat

    What fun! My boyfriend’s family lives in rural Northern California, and I’ve gotten to shoot a variety of guns with them up there. My favorite is definitely the double-barrel stagecoach shotgun because I feel like a old-west badass.


  14. songbirdsandbuttons

    So fun! Your photos are gorgeous!

  15. Jessica Andrews

    This looks like a great time, every time I go shooting I usually end up squealing every time I shoot the gun.

    1. squealing because you’re afraid? it definitely takes some time getting used to! i was scared the first time i went for sure.

  16. Cailin

    This looks like so much fun -but I’m a teensy bit scared of shooting!

    1. I was actually scared the first time I went to an indoor shooting range, but after a few times I saw that everyone was shooting responsibly and as long as you know how to be safe, you won’t be scared anymore. At least in my experience :)

  17. Amby Felix

    I really love shooting at the range and would love to in Las Vegas!

  18. Kristin

    Everyone needs a little action hero/heroine style date night in their life! :D

      1. Kristin

        The last time I was home, my dad, my husband, and I went to an indoor shooting range to try out a range of different weapons – worst shooter had to buy dinner :)

          1. Kristin

            That goes back and forth between me and my husband, honestly. There’s no competition with my dad – he’s a dead eye.

    1. It really was! :) We have been trying to think outside the box this year… instead of just a dinner and a movie.

  19. Brooklyn

    My husband would love this for a date night!

  20. Camille

    We’ve had this on our list of date night adventures for a while! Can’t believe you braved the heat wave!

    1. It’s so much fun! I hope you get to go. :) It actually wasn’t too bad. We brought a portable canopy, and since vegas has dry heat, we felt good in the shade. The issue with that was that it was super windy, so we spent a good amount of time trying to keep the canopy from flying away.

  21. willowberry

    I’ll be going to a shooting range soon. I’m going to be taking concealed carry classes too.

    1. Interesting! :) We pretty much only shoot recreationally. I don’t own a gun yet, so I haven’t taken any concealed carry classes.. but if we ever do, I’ll have to ask you about your classes.

  22. Hsiao-Ting

    hmmm i don’t think this is my cup of tea …

  23. Shannon Kennedy

    Well, once more I had to resort to doing a “local adventure” from the archives and post something from a place I no longer live. Next week I should have something better… And by better I mean currently local.

  24. Hima

    This looks so cool! I’ve never shot a gun, bu I want to at least try it some day!

    xo, Hima
    Hima Hearts

    1. I think the first time I tried, I was actually a bit scared.. but the next few times it became fun! Let me know when you try it!

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