Posts tagged as: Springs Preserve

Spring forward into the autumn at Springs Preserve

Spring forward into the autumn at Springs Preserve

Fall is actually my favorite season. It’s not too hot, windy or cold. Jackets are optional and stepping on all the crackling leaves never gets old. Plus, the combination of the sun and cool air makes me cherish the autumn months in Vegas. Springs Preserve and fall in Vegas is like a match made in heaven. Not [...]

Vegas Weekender: Outdoor events are in full swing

Vegas Weekender: Outdoor events are in full swing

This weekend in Vegas it’s all about braving the heat to experience a slew of fun activities from a patio party at RHUMBAR at the Mirage to a Friday night movie under the stars at Lake Las Vegas. When it comes to entertainment, comedy fans are in luck. Jerry Seinfeld, Gilbert Gottfried and Bill Engvall [...]

‘Wild Things at the Springs’ brings the kid out in everyone

‘Wild Things at the Springs’ brings the kid out in everyone

Who misses going on school field trips? I know I do. Visiting the Springs Preserve’s Wild Animal Interaction one weekend brought all those feelings back. It’s not every day you can hang out with little critters (nieces, nephews, cousins and siblings don’t count, guys!). Not only do you get to hang out with these fun [...]

Five things to do in the Vegas vicinity for spring

Five things to do in the Vegas vicinity for spring

Don’t you just love spring? Unfortunately, in Las Vegas, this blissfully beautiful season tends to be short-lived.  When the cold weather recedes, the mercury begins a relentless upward march – not as brutal as General Sherman’s to Columbia, S.C., for Sin City won’t be set ablaze…but by May you’ll find your skin literally burns in the [...]

‘Lost’ Vegas history lives on in the Nevada State Museum

‘Lost’ Vegas history lives on in the Nevada State Museum

Mighty prehistoric creatures, railroads, saloons, the mob and Googie architecture: yep, it’s got to be Vegas history. The modest-looking Las Vegas branch of the Nevada State Museum covers a tremendous span of local history in its walls, and best of all: you can visit for free. Quite a bit of this museum is dedicated to [...]

Vegas Weekender: Gear up for the Big Game and some big fun

Vegas Weekender: Gear up for the Big Game and some big fun

There’s a lot of excitement built around a little football game in Dallas this weekend, so it comes as no surprise that Vegas has plenty of party options to cheer on your favorite team and have some of the best gameday grub. There are also plenty of other things to do and see in Vegas [...]

Get a taste of nature and fun at Springs Preserve

Get a taste of nature and fun at Springs Preserve

I’m just about done with this cold weather. Sure, it’s not as cold as it is in other parts of the country. But when you’re used to 100-degree weather and wearing shorts at nighttime during the summer, dealing with this cold isn’t the easiest for the typical Las Vegan. While springtime is not quite here yet, a [...]

Guide to Vegas: City has something for everyone

Guide to Vegas: City has something for everyone

One of the best things about Las Vegas is that there is something for everyone to enjoy no matter what your interests are. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Vegas regular, or you’ve never been here, there’s always something new to check out and probably something you haven’t tried yet. Whatever kind of trip you’re [...]

Desert Glory

Desert Glory

Death Valley may be getting all the press with its third best wildflower blooming in 20 years, but an amazing explosion of desert color is far closer. Just 15 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve’s gardens are awash in blooming cactus, wildflowers and perennials. The 180-acre cultural and historical attraction houses exhibits, [...]

Outdoor winter activities around Vegas

Outdoor winter activities around Vegas

Vegas is surrounded by natural beauty that calls for spending time outdoors. Thanks to the area’s mild winter weather, there are plenty of things to do during the daytime. Here are some: Springs Preserve The Preserve is home to exhibits, galleries, hiking trails, outdoor entertainment, and an eight-acre garden that delights visitors of all ages. [...]

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