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Five places to take great photos

Keep your camera at the ready for Albert Szukalski’s The Last Supper sculpture at Goldwell Open Air Museum near Rhyolite.
Photo: Mikayla Whitmore

1. CityCenter The complex of hotels, shops, fountains and gigantic art pieces looks like the set of a utopian science fiction movie. www2.citycenter.com/vision/vision_architects.aspx

2. Historic Railroad Trail Take Anton Corbijn-like portraits against the backdrop of Lake Mead—and inside massive tunnels blasted through rock. nps.gov/lake/planyourvisit/hikerr.htm

3. 18b Arts District Nearly every building, every alley in this Downtown neighborhood is covered in murals—perfect for selfies and impromptu fashion shoots. facebook.com/thelasvegasartsdistrict

4. Springs Preserve The botanical gardens are home to a wider assortment of photogenic desert foliage than you’ll see outside of a superbloom. springspreserve.org

5. Rhyolite Some 120 miles northwest of Vegas, this ghost town is home to decaying buildings and outdoor sculptures. nps.gov/deva/learn/historyculture/rhyolite-ghost-town.htm

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