Category: Top Attractions

Hidden Treasures of the Mojave

August 21, 2014

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Death Valley

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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Indoor Skydiving in Las Vegas

August 14, 2014

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Flying!

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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Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil® in Las Vegas

July 24, 2014

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Taking a final bow

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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Best Art Galleries in Las Vegas

July 10, 2014

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Fine Art Vegas

Las Vegas has it all – rides, games, outdoor adventure, even high-class art and sophistication. You might have to look for it, but if you’ve come to appreciate the finer things in life, it’s hard to go wrong with Las Vegas, as long as you take things with a proverbial grain of salt. From eclectic to high Renaissance, Las Vegas won’t let you down – here are the best art galleries in town.

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The Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage

June 26, 2014

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Dolphin Kiss Las Vegas

Las Vegas is known for providing everything your heart could desire and then some. It does it gracefully, it does it with style, and it does it big. So with so many fabulous things to do in Las Vegas, it should come as no surprise that here, in the middle of the Mojave Desert you can experience the wonders of the ocean world, as well as the deserted one.

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Container Park

February 6, 2014

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Container Park Mantis

Located at 707 Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas, the Container Park is just what the young entrepreneurial spirit had in mind when it was looking to revitalize downtown Las Vegas. This eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and a tree-house and play area will have you first scratching your head but then running like a six-year old full of pixie sticks into its creative center.

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Las Vegas Builds the World’s Largest Ferris Wheel

November 25, 2013

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High Roller

Who can forget the early days of romance when you buy a ticket at your local fair and jump aboard the Ferris Wheel and, who knows – maybe get stuck up top for a chance at a kiss? While the local fair Ferris Wheel days might be in your past, a trip to Caesar’s in Las Vegas will bring them back – in vivid Technicolor. Search for recent advances in Ferris wheel development and you’ll likely find Las Vegas mentioned numerous times – Las Vegas has several current construction bids for largest Ferris wheel in the world.

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Exploring Downtown Las Vegas

July 8, 2013

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Las Vegas Skyline

The Las Vegas Strip might steal the spotlight, but people that have been to Las Vegas once or twice before know that there’s a lot more to Vegas than just the glittering strip. Downtown Las Vegas has its fair share of attractions too, the most famous of which being the Fremont experience – something that is more old school Vegas than its glitzy counterpart. If you’re seeing Vegas for the city that it really is, and not the tourist trap of the Strip, then you’re going to be looking into going downtown. Here’s are some great highlights of Las Vegas.

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Helicopter Tours from Las Vegas

July 4, 2013

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Las Vegas Helicopter Tours

Bear with me for a moment while I tell you a story:

Some time ago I had a friend who thought that she didn’t have the right to name her own child. She figured that her boy was a free person under the sun, beholden to no-one, so why should she fetter him with a name of her choosing? He should be able to choose his own name – he’s the one who’s got to live with it, after all.

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Visiting Death Valley from Vegas

May 27, 2013

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Death Valley

Despite what the name insinuates, Death Valley is actually a charming little escape, filled with rugged mountaintops, great hiking and camping opportunities and, at various times throughout the year, with millions of wildflowers. Not bad, considering the name. And about that – what’s with the name?

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