For those seeking a getaway, spring brings festivals and many opportunities to enjoy nature.
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S tanding on the red cliffs overlooking St. George, Utah, you can imagine this valley as the area’s first white residents saw it 150 years ago.
If you’ve ever dreamed of shooting arrows like Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen from “The Hunger Games,” View has your back, exploring archery ranges throughout the valley.
Many of the treasures offered by the 1.6 million-acre Mojave National Preserve can be found only by traveling on remote gravel roads. One such destination is Fort Piute in the extreme eastern region of the park.
Extra Innings Las Vegas offers training technology and fun for everyone, from 6-year-old T-ball fanatics to professional baseball players.
Fall concerts, theater plays and dance performances are envisioned at Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Road, once the 170-acre, $130 million park finishes the construction of its amphitheater this year.
SUMMERLIN AMATEUR GOLF EVENT PLANNED
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With the Pacific Ocean, tons of sun, mild temperatures and an unlimited amount of outdoor activities in which to take part, San Diego makes an ideal destination for a short family trip. Or perhaps a romantic one.
BUBBLE RUN PLANNED FOR MARCH 7
Experienced wildflower watchers know that you find some flowers in some places every year. You have to follow the water.
An unusual visitor came to the valley in early February, and the visit was the talk of the town for bird-watchers.
PUBLIC INPUT REQUESTED ON LAKE MEAD RATE CHANGES
Those seeking a getaway with a cultural focus will find much to enjoy in the region during March.
Without the latest “unprecedented” blizzard someplace else, where would the Las Vegas Valley get material for our snow joke routines? We bore this question traveling to the heights of Flagstaff, Ariz.
Springtime in the desert is the premier birdwatching season, when thousands of avian visitors follow a major international flyway northward as winter retreats.
We skiers and snowboarders dwelling in Southern Nevada mostly haunt our beloved and handy Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort. But sometimes we want a change of slopes and scenery for just a few days. One of the best getaways for that purpose is the Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff. It’s not only close enough for easy access but also has the advantage of excellent nearby nightlife.
FREE BEGINNER GOLF CLINIC PLANNED
Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort is flourishing thanks to an unorthodox strategy to turn once-or-twice-a-year skiers into season-ticket holders. The resort is ahead of last year’s revenue totals despite having to close its tubing hill this week as a result of warm weather.
Readers, my hat is off to you guys. Congratulations on a job well done. It seems that a lot of you are passionate about golf. Also evident is that many of you are equally passionate about the Coyote Springs Golf Course. Responses to a recent column about how Coyote Springs might increase its profile and attract more golfers ran the gamut. And, if you recall, the best would win a round of golf with yours truly (a truly unique experience, to be sure).
RUGBY TOURNAMENT WEEK EVENT TO INTRODUCE YOUTHS TO SPORT
Temple Bar is only an hour and a half or so from Las Vegas, yet somehow has remained underutilized, if not undiscovered, by most of the city’s outdoor lovers. That reason alone would recommend it as an especially relaxing getaway destination, but there are plenty of other reasons.
FLAG FOOTBALL LEAGUE ACCEPTING SIGN-UPS
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