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Las Vegas Adventures: Hike, Bike, and Canoe

Las Vegas Adventures: Hike, Bike, and Canoe January 23, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Las Vegas may be considered a place for having fun inside, but visitors are starting to discover the wealth of active adventures around the city. In the rugged terrain of the Mojave Desert surrounding Las Vegas, you’ll find an array of hiking, biking, and canoeing opportunities. Hiking Want to...

Las Vegas and the Great Outdoors

Las Vegas and the Great Outdoors February 19, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
One of the best things about Las Vegas is its location–right smack in the middle of some of the United State’s most dramatic and remote landscapes. You have to go to Alaska to find a larger wildlife refuge than the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, for instance, and it’s about an hour’s...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Lake Mead For Free

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Lake Mead For Free August 14, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Lake Mead is a huge lake in place without lakes. Technically, it’s really not a lake. It’s a reservoir–the largest one in the United States. Lake Mead was formed after Hoover Dam was built, and it took six and half years to fill. Today, it’s the subject of Photo Friday because...

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Lake Mead

Photo Friday in Las Vegas: Lake Mead April 16, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States, and its 550 miles of shoreline invite exploration. This photograph captures the stunning blue of Lake Mead’s waters, which is why it’s today’s Friday photo. Low water levels have left a dramatic ring around the lake, known by...

Spring in Las Vegas: Time to Explore

Spring in Las Vegas: Time to Explore March 31, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
April and May offer great weather for exploring the desert around Las Vegas, before the heat of summer arrives. The Grand Canyon and Death Valley are only a half-day’s drive away, and closer to Las Vegas, Red Rock Canyon and Lake Mead are just two outdoor options for visitors. Red Rock Canyon National...
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