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Enjoy scenic cruise on Lake Mead or Colorado River

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.

7 Las Vegas experiences to gift this holiday season

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.

6 ways to spend a weekend in Las Vegas

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.

15 ways to enjoy a cheap staycation

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.

Retrace historic footsteps along Old Spanish Trail

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.