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Grand Canyon West Rim, Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire are open, but other areas are closed

Grand Canyon West Rim, Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire are open, but other areas are closed

Update Oct. 14, 2013: The Grand Canyon South Rim, Zion and limited areas of other parks have re-opened. Read more here. Las Vegas is a fantasy land, but that doesn’t mean we’re immune from the realities of the government shutdown. In fact, Vegas is  home to several federal parks and recreation offerings, including Red Rock [...]

Vegas Experts: On the Strip & Downtown with Big Bus Tours

VEGAS.com Expert Aleza Freeman cruises the Las Vegas Strip and downtown Las Vegas atop a London-style double-decker bus with Big Bus Tours.

Grand Canyon South Rim: A memorable Vegas escape (with video)

Grand Canyon South Rim: A memorable Vegas escape (with video)

One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is a relatively short journey from the bright lights of Vegas. The drive to the South Rim from Las Vegas takes about four to five hours, while a helicopter or airplane ride is less than an hour. Every year, five million people flock [...]

Bachelorette parties in Las Vegas: From sunup to sundown and beyond

Bachelorette parties in Las Vegas: From sunup to sundown and beyond

You’re coming to Las Vegas for a bachelorette party and want to do it big. With all the nightclubs, shows and other entertainment in town, planning these events may be fun, but overwhelming at the same time. If you’re stressed out with all the activities this party town has to offer, don’t fret. We’ve come [...]

Fun in the sun: Vegas’ top recreation spots

Fun in the sun: Vegas’ top recreation spots

When you think of the nature side of Las Vegas, desert, palm trees and empty rocky lots probably come to mind. But there is more beauty to the area than that. Whether you’re willing to drive only half an hour or don’t mind driving for two, you’re that close to remarkable greenery, man-made wonders, unique hiking [...]

Vegas tours bring the heat this winter

Vegas tours bring the heat this winter

We know what you’re thinking. Why in the world would anyone want to take a tour this time of year? After all, nothing sounds better than snuggling up in a sweater by the fireplace or in the confines of your hotel room. Despite the cold temperatures, we suggest you don’t shy away from tours. You can [...]

New Vegas attraction takes you to the danger zone

New Vegas attraction takes you to the danger zone

Do you have the need, the need for speed? Then, Vegas has the answer. Sky Combat Ace, which opened in March, offers its own version of “Top Gun.” With different experiences to choose from, including aerobatic flights and dog-fighting, you too can take a ride into the danger zone. “People come to Vegas to let [...]

Take a grand drive to the South Rim

Take a grand drive to the South Rim

It’s called the “Grand” Canyon for a reason – and with a guided driving trip to the South Rim you’ll find out exactly why. Many tourists fly to the Grand Canyon because driving can be a lengthy trip. It’s about 300 miles there and back from Las Vegas – but it’s a moment of a [...]

Taking it to the extreme

Taking it to the extreme

Jumping off buildings. Coming face-to-face with sharks. Racing at high speeds through desert terrain. Who said adventure in Vegas had to strictly be about all-night partying? (Although you may be tempted to have a drink or two before facing some of the extreme adventures Vegas offers.) On your next trip, why not try one (or [...]

Head out on the E.T. Highway

Head out on the E.T. Highway

  Boom, boom. The sonic boom collides with the eardrums like an explosion in the otherwise placid desert air. “Welcome to Rachel,” says resident Ken Langley as he pulls out a fresh cigarette. “You never get used to them. But you stop jumping after awhile.” Rachel, Nev., sits on less than half a mile of [...]

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