Posts tagged as: Aleza

Wet and Wildlife in Vegas: Rafting the Black Canyon Water Trail

Wet and Wildlife in Vegas: Rafting the Black Canyon Water Trail

Nestled between sandy beaches, colorful caves, coves and active hot springs, the shimmering waters of the Black Canyon Water Trail are as brilliant as the lights on the Las Vegas Strip. In one secluded spot, called the Emerald Cave, the water actually glows green like neon. Starting at the base of the Hoover Dam, the [...]

Gaughan (but not forgotten): Exhibit pays tribute to Vegas gaming legend

Gaughan (but not forgotten): Exhibit pays tribute to Vegas gaming legend

Before he passed away at age 93 earlier this year, the El Cortez’s patriarch Jackie Gaughan was a regular player in the hotel’s poker room and dined with guests every day. Even today the downtown gaming legend’s presence can be felt in the historic casino’s air, in the memories of longtime players and of course, through [...]

Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Las Vegas

Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Las Vegas

Fireworks will light up the Las Vegas skyline and beyond this Fourth of July. Several Strip hotels are offering patriotic parties (for a price). But many of Sin City’s fireworks shows will also be viewable for free from spots throughout the valley (all you have to do is look up). Our favorite spot for watching [...]

Las Vegas Strip Sweetness Factor: Hershey’s vs M&Ms worlds

Las Vegas Strip Sweetness Factor: Hershey’s vs M&Ms worlds

Located across the street from one another on undoubtedly the sweetest intersection of the Las Vegas Strip, Hershey’s Chocolate World and M&Ms World satisfy tourists’ sugar cravings and boost the dental industry 365 days a year. Due to their closeness in proximity and general candy-esque retail theme, we decided to compare the sweetness factor of [...]

10 family-friendly (and totally legal) ways to entertain kids in Las Vegas

10 family-friendly (and totally legal) ways to entertain kids in Las Vegas

People tend to think of Las Vegas as an adult playground. Can’t imagine why with all the gambling, boozing, hardcore partying and whatnot (especially the whatnot). But for those traveling to Sin City with kids, there’s plenty of fun stuff to do other than forcing your kid to be your wingman. Here are 10 family-friendly, [...]

BLOQ and roll (High Roller, that is) Tuesday nights at the LINQ

BLOQ and roll (High Roller, that is) Tuesday nights at the LINQ

Hello Vegas! Are you ready to BLOQ and roll? Tuesday nights bring an energetic block party to The LINQ on the Las Vegas Strip with live music, food and drink specials and discounts — including 50 percent off admission for locals on the High Roller ($19.95 daytime rides for non-locals). Easily accessible from both on [...]

Do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas

Do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas

Looking for a unique way to show dad just how much you love him on Father’s Day? Bring him to the city of excess. From over-the-top attractions to a plethora of food specials, you’ll find plenty of ways to do Dad’s Day right in Las Vegas. Show pops he’s tops. Remind your dad how much [...]

Las Vegas Strip sugar rush: Hershey’s Chocolate World opens

Las Vegas Strip sugar rush: Hershey’s Chocolate World opens

Start spreading the news (and possibly some creamy peanut butter). Hershey’s Chocolate World is open on The New York-New York Brooklyn Bridge Plaza and the Las Vegas Strip has never been sweeter. The two-story candy shop is packed with offerings from all Hershey’s brand products such as Hershey’s Kisses, Hershey’s chocolate and strawberry syrup bottles [...]

Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line riders are all smiles

Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line riders are all smiles

Here’s another one for your bucket list. The VooDoo Zip Line opened at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, sending riders at speeds of up to 35 mph, 490 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. The ride travels forwards and backwards between the Rio’s two hotel towers, offering 360-degree views of the Las [...]

Summer blooms at the Bellagio Conservatory

Summer blooms at the Bellagio Conservatory

It may officially still be spring, but summer is in full swing at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Through Sept. 7, the 13,573-square-foot Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will bloom with bright colors, bubbling water features, an aviary of live birds, prancing horse statues, a wooden tree house, kites flying high in the air, a [...]

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