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Uncovering the History of Las Vegas

Before there were flashing marquee lights and showgirls, celebrity chefs and party buses roaming the length of Las Vegas Boulevard, there was only a desert. It was dry and hot, deserted and quiet, but to the first people who tried to settle Las Vegas, it was a place of promise.

Las Vegas means “the meadows” in Spanish, a name that referred to an underground spring that was meant to provide sustenance to early settlers. The city of Las Vegas began to take root when, in the 1840s, John C. Fremont (forever memorialized by the Fremont Street Experience) happened upon this spot in the desert. The rest, as they say, is history.

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September 11, 2014 by
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Awesome Finds in Downtown Las Vegas

Things have changed, however, and now downtown Las Vegas is a destination worth seeking out in and of itself. Venture this way during your next vacation and you’ll find plenty of interesting things to do in downtown Las Vegas.

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September 4, 2014 by
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Staying Fit While in Las Vegas

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It’s been dubbed the City of Sin, but don’t let the moniker fool you – Las Vegas is really about catering to all tastes, and though you’ll find planet of excess around, there’s still an easy way to stay healthy and stay fit while here in the middle of the Mojave Desert – all you have to do is look.

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August 28, 2014 by
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Hidden Treasures of the Mojave

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A great swath of desert that runs from southeastern California and into bits of Arizona and Nevada, the great Mojave Desert is one of the most notorious deserts in the world. Containing both the hottest recorded temperature point on earth and the lowest point in North America, the Mojave Desert has, safe to say, etched out a place in history for itself.

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August 21, 2014 by
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Indoor Skydiving in Las Vegas

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Vegas was never just for gamblers, but these days, Sin City is courting another kind of thrill-seeker with equal intensity—the adrenaline junkie. Located directly on the Strip, the Indoor Skydiving Experience in Las Vegas is bringing skydiving down to earth, no parachute required.

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August 14, 2014 by
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Grand Canyon White Water Rafting Trip from Las Vegas

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Vegas is the type of city where you either big or go home. And you’ll never feel farther from home than on this Grand Canyon White Water Rafting Trip from Las Vegas.

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August 8, 2014 by
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How to Stay Cool in Vegas

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Want to be cool in Vegas? Grab a pair of Raybans and hit the Players Club special.

Nah… if you’re really looking to stay cool in Vegas, you’re looking to beat the heat. Getting up before dawn is one way, but not everyone wants to be an earlybird riser – especially not after that last late night at The Palms you had, you animal. Be that as it may, the intrepid traveler knows that being cool isn’t about what you wear, or who you know – it’s about how you feel and what you do. So here’s what to do so that you feel cool – truly cool, that is.

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August 7, 2014 by
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Blue Man Group at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino

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A wild, fun and all-ages show, the Blue Man Group at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino is a must for those looking for something both worthy of the Vegas experience and family friendly. At times funny, at times exciting — this visual extravaganza is sure to engage all your senses and leave everyone happy.

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August 5, 2014 by
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KÀ™ by Cirque du Soleil®

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Every Cirque show has a unique quality, something that makes it stand out from the rest of the brand’s otherworldly performances. Zarkana is circus-inspired, O is aquatically inclined. For many, KÀ is famous for being the show in which a performer tragically lost her life. But after seeing KÀ myself, I see why it earned its original reputation – the storytelling Cirque show.

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July 31, 2014 by
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Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil® in Las Vegas

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You never forget your first Cirque show. At least that’s what veterans of the powerhouse theater brand kept telling me. And so I looked forward to Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil® at ARIA Hotel and Casino with the kind of excitement and wonder normally reserved for seven-year-olds on Christmas Eve.

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July 24, 2014 by
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