Instead of spending Black Friday camped in front of Wal-Mart or stampeding through Best Buy, why not pitch a tent in the forest or hike a trail by the lake?
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Cruise boats plying Lake Mead and the Colorado River offer daytime sightseeing tours, evening dinner cruises and opportunities for celebrating special events. The Desert Princess on Lake Mead above Hoover Dam and the Celebration on the Colorado at Laughlin are jaunty replica paddle-wheelers reminiscent of Mississippi River steamboats. The USS Riverside is a sleek modern cruiser built to motor upstream from Laughlin under the highway bridge toward Davis Dam.
You an always gift someone a light bulb from the actual Welcome to Las Vegas sign, but why stop there when you could give them a true Las Vegas experience that could leave them with memories to last a lifetime. Breaking away from the traditional gifts of candles or Christmas sweaters, here are seven Las Vegas experiences you can gift this holiday season.
Although most world-renown activities or sights in Las Vegas are located on the Strip, some of Sin City's true hidden gems are located off the Las Vegas Boulevard.
From dining with lions to escaping a haunted mansion, Las Vegas isn't short on invigorating and offbeat adventures, you just have to know where to look.
You don't have to travel far to see scary places. Nevada has plenty of them, including a few pretty choice ones right here in the Las Vegas area.
You always hear about all the pricey stuff that have become synonymous with Las Vegas-style entertainment. But locals know that more affordable entertainment treasures are scattered all over the valley.
It’s been four years since “Parks and Recreation’s” “treat yo’ self” episode — and to celebrate, you should definitely treat yourself.
It would be impossible to see everything Las Vegas has to offer in a single weekend, but you can certainly catch a few highlights with 48 hours in the Entertainment Capital of the World. Whether you’re a local showing around friends or a first-time visitor, there’s something for everyone.
The following activities are planned in the Las Vegas region during July.
While “bring the kids” might not be on your Las Vegas to-do list, the city still offers a bunch of family-friendly attractions.
Travelers love taking trips to faraway places, but how often do they miss out on the beauty and fun that can be had in their own backyards? After all, even the most exotic and exciting destinations are just “home” to locals. See how you can save money by taking a staycation and still have fun.
Las Vegas, one of the most popular vacation destinations worldwide, is also one of the top places for staycations, according to a ranking by WalletHub, with North Las Vegas almost last on the same list.
My wife and I, with three kids in tow, planned an itinerary of hiking, museum hopping and ghost town gunfights in and around Kingman, Ariz. In fact, there was more to do than we could fit into one weekend visit.
The region embraces spring with a variety of outdoor activities, while preparing for Memorial Day observances.
For those seeking a getaway, spring brings festivals and many opportunities to enjoy nature.
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.
A portion of Nevada’s colorful railroading past comes to life at the Nevada Southern Railroad Museum in Boulder City.
Travelers along some of Nevada’s major highways follow the historic footsteps of centuries-old trails. Head north into Utah on Interstate 15, or west into Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and over the mountains into Pahrump Valley, and you retrace part of the Old Spanish Trail, the oldest transportation corridor in the state.
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.
The 45,000-acre region of Southern Nevada known as the Logandale Trail System attracts outdoor enthusiasts of many kinds. More than 200 miles of roads and trails explore this scenic and historic area north of Valley of Fire State Park and west of the little town of Logandale, a pioneer-era community in a verdant valley along the Muddy River.
Art, nature, food, history — it could take a month, a year or even a lifetime to drink in everything Scottsdale, Ariz., has to offer. But three or four days may be enough for a memorable sip.
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