Storm Area 51,’ Strange times ‘the Extraterrestrial Highway’

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Nye County Commissioner Leo Blundo said if 3,000 people showed up to Storm Area 51, ” it will be a huge burden on a small town in Nevada.

RACHEL, Nev. Just to the north of the Las Vegas strip is a highway that is out of this world.

Nevada State Route 375, also known as the “Extraterrestrial Highway,” the snakes pass, the area just to the north of the country, where Area 51 is located. The lonely two-lane road, you can see the routing of the stranger, who was wanted by the visitors in the next couple of days, and the Storm Area 51,” and similar festivals, which have cropped up.

Area 51 is the most well-known as the site of a rumored government studies of outer space and aliens. The Storm Area 51,” Facebook event went viral in July, as a people, has promised the crash of a secret military base in an attempt to get you to “see” aliens.” More than 2 million Facebook users have now said that they are going to more than 1.4 million, to reply, they were interested in.


That could bring in thousands of vehicles using a highway that goes through small towns and cities, such as Rachel and Tonopah. Other than that small clusters of civilization, the road snakes through the valley the fields are dotted with Joshua trees, to climb over the surrounding hills give a glimpse of the faint dirt roads off in the distance.

Nevada State Route 375, also known as the “Extraterrestrial Highway”, is a remote highway about 100 miles north of Las Vegas.
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Here are just a few of the best places to explore along the mysterious road:

The “Extraterrestrial Highway” sign

In this April 10, 2002, file photo, a vehicle moves along the Extraterrestrial Highway near Rachel, Nev., the closest town to Area 51.
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In 1996, the state of Nevada was officially designated as the highway, which is the name of the Extraterrestrial Highway.

At the intersection of state routes 318 and 375, on the north-west of the united states. On 93, with a big sign that would normally be covered up with a sticker, is to mark the official kick-off of the main road.

But last week, people discovered that the sign was no longer there. While on a visit to the region on Wednesday by Fox News, the only thing that could be seen to mark where the character is located, there were two orange cones.

The place where the “Extraterrestrial Highway” sign is typically located.
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The “Extraterrestrial Highway” sign at Crystal Springs and is in need of replacement, the Nevada Department of Transportation’s public information officer Tony Illia, told FOX5 at the moment. “Well, we will have to remove it prior to the ‘alien-fest” event, and how to replace it to help reduce the traffic congestion at this location due to people stopping to take pictures of them.”

The character was also one of the most stolen road signs in the state.

The Alien Research Center

The Alien Research Center in Hiko, Nev.
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Just after picking up the Extraterrestrial Highway, it’s hard not to miss the following places.

The Alien Research Center in Hiko, Nev. places to have a giant, silver spaceman is hanging on the front door of the souvenir shop.

Second, the Nevada county declares emergency ahead of a Storm Area 51′

Nye County, Nevada, said they are “preparing for the worst’ ahead of the event.

Inside, there is a large assortment of UFO and alien-related t-shirts, books, and even “alien tequila.”

A gift shop is planned for Sept. 20-21 expo, called “out of the Storm Area 51,” a base camp that is more focused on the cultural program at the ets in the near future, complete with a replica of the main Area 51 (see below).

The ” Black Mailbox

On-the-road –travel north-west of Rachel, Nev. –is a way in which a place has become a place of alien-hunters.

The “Black Mailbox” on Nevada’s State Route 375.
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In what is known as The “Black Mailbox” is just that, a black mailbox, which is a part of a local farmer who has become a meeting place for UFO hunters around the world.

These signatures are in The “Black Mailbox.”
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“It is a real landmark, and everybody can meet each other, Know the Games, and a tour guide in Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Adventure Tours, told Fox News on Wednesday during a 10-hour-long guided tour of the area.

The Items are stored in The “Black Mailbox.”
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The mailbox is adorned with the stickers. Many visitors have left their own kind of “gifts”, including casino chips, a hard hat, the cigarettes, and an empty bottle of wine.

Rachel, Nev. the Little A ‘ Le ‘ Inn

The first town of civilization, after the trek down the highway for about 40 miles, to Rachel, Nev. — it’s a town of 50 residents.

In the small town of Rachel, Nev. located about 140 miles north of Las Vegas.
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The town got its name from the first baby to be born, in the Sand Spring Valley, Rachel Jones, according to the Sign.


A sign welcomes you to their farm in the small community of member states, it is quite clear–“Population, People”, yes, YES,’ Aliens’,’?'”

The Little A ‘ Le ‘ Inn, and is in the final preparations for the weekend.
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Since the late 1980s, Rachel is a popular destination among UFO fans out there, who are attracted to the nearby Area 51, and with hundreds of UFO sightings in the area,” the city’s web site. “Rachel has been dubbed the ‘UFO Capital of the World, and people from all over the world come to visit Rachel and the Little A’ Le ‘ Inn, and if you need to get in on the planning of their own personal exploration of this mysterious base in the desert.”


The only thing in the town is the aptly named ‘Little A’ Le ‘ Inn, a restaurant and a bar. The phone service is limited, and it is the last gas station closed in the winter of 2006 and 2007. Now on to the nearest gas station is 40 miles away.

On the ground, and into the Little A ‘ Le ‘Inn has a variety of pictures, books, and other UFO-related items on display.

The Little A ‘ Le ‘ Inn offers a variety of UFO-related attributes on the property.
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“AlienStock,” one of the three festivals, which are created from the prank calls to go to a raid Area 51, is scheduled to take place at the Little A ‘ Le ‘ Inn of Rachel. The co-owner of the inn, Connie West, and it is still going to have to go with a “Alienstock from Thursday to Sunday, 20 musical acts, food vendors, and souvenir hawkers.

A prop of a ship that was used in “Mars Attacks” movie on the title of the Little A ‘ Le ‘ Inn of Rachel, nevada, a new.
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West said last week there would be a Medevac helicopter and ambulances as well as at 130 to the Porta-Johns out, in addition to the enforcement of the law, and the security team.


Matty Roberts, who is the Facebook post that went viral, managed to break its ties with the event over, the infrastructure, and safety and security. Roberts, 20, of Bakersfield, Calif., has the support of a “Alienstock festival is scheduled for Thursday, at an outdoor venue in the heart of the famous Las Vegas strip.

The west, however, told Fox News on Wednesday, she has family and volunteers to help the event be a success.

“All we can do is move forward,” West told Fox News.

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