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Top Ten Things to Do in Las Vegas

Top Ten Things to Do in Las Vegas October 31, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
At a loss for what to do while you’re in Las Vegas? Try one of these ideas to round out your time in the city that truly never sleeps:  1. Walk the Strip Walking is the best way to get around on the Strip. If you have mobility issues, this is obviously something you’ll have to work around...

Find Fall Color Near Las Vegas

Find Fall Color Near Las Vegas August 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
I have a confession: until last month, I had never heard the term “leaf peeping.” Maybe it’s because I’m a long-time Las Vegas resident. During the fall, while other parts of the United States are ablaze with the colors of changing leaves, in Las Vegas we are simply happy that...

Five Free Things To Do In Las Vegas

Five Free Things To Do In Las Vegas August 27, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Looking for ways to keep your Vegas vacation budget on track? The first step is to stick to your gambling limit (you do have one, right?), but a good second step is to take advantage of all the free things you can do in town. Here are five budget-friendly things to do in Las Vegas: 1.   Check out...

Seeing Wild Animals in Las Vegas

Seeing Wild Animals in Las Vegas June 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
National Zookeeper Week is the third week in July — in 2011, it will fall between July 17 and 23. If you want to celebrate with a trip to the zoo, you’ll have one small difficulty if you’re in Las Vegas that week: there is no zoo in Las Vegas. If you’d like to see some wild animals,...

Cool Camping Near Las Vegas

Cool Camping Near Las Vegas June 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Camping near Las Vegas presents a dilemma in summer. In the desert, the heat makes summer the worst time of year to camp. Campgrounds in places like Red Rock and Lake Mead are way too hot to pitch a tent until fall. Even if you’re in an RV, the triple-digit heat isn’t any fun. What’s...

Best Las Vegas Summer Road Trips

Best Las Vegas Summer Road Trips June 30, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Planning a Las Vegas road trip requires some extra preparation if you are traveling in summer. Vegas is within easy driving distance from many beautiful places, but summertime temperatures in areas like Death Valley and the Valley of Fire — both a short drive from Vegas — can really detract from...

Five Ideas for Father’s Day in Las Vegas

Five Ideas for Father’s Day in Las Vegas June 15, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Sunday, June 19, is Father’s Day — and if you’re in Las Vegas, you’ll find plenty of dad-friendly things to do. Sports lovers can enjoy some time at a sports book, or single dads may want to check out a gentlemen’s club. For a more conventional Father’s Day, you may want...

Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas: Pools, Music, and Food

Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas: Pools, Music, and Food May 13, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off to summer, and in Las Vegas, that means a weekend full of non-stop partying. Memorial Day is one of the busiest weekends in Las Vegas, so if you haven’t made reservations yet, get busy. Pool clubs are the hottest thing on the Strip, and every club has...

Last-Minute Tips for Mother’s Day in Las Vegas

Last-Minute Tips for Mother’s Day in Las Vegas May 6, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Are you going to be in Las Vegas for Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 8?  More importantly, will your mom be in Vegas on Sunday? If so, here are some last-minute suggestions on making the most out of your day to honor Mom: If you haven’t already made reservations, do so immediately. Have a...

Flightlinez in Downtown Las Vegas

Flightlinez in Downtown Las Vegas April 21, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Zip lines are often a way to zoom through a forest canopy or high over a desert. In downtown Las Vegas, a new zip line lets you ride under the canopy of the Fremont Street Experience, suspended above the pedestrians below. In late 2010, Greenheart Conservation Company opened the 800-foot long Flightlinez...