Ely is a little town, mostly mining, about 250 miles North of Vegas.
not much there, but there are a few good restaurants.
and the wheeling is amazing.
I do more of the scenic stuff, but there is a little of everything up that way.
and the BLM office up there is one of the most receptive to wheelers I've ever heard of. I think probably because there are so many hunters and people who need to off-road for various other things that it is not driven by ideologies that cut off land to people and relegate them to staring at it from afar.
here's a few pics of my club's annual get together up there.
steeper than it looks: