Posts tagged as: Springs Preserve

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. [...]

Go green (and enjoy green) at Springs Preserve

Go green (and enjoy green) at Springs Preserve

Maybe one of your New Year’s resolutions is to go green and treat the planet better. Or maybe you just want to spend more time admiring nature. Either way, visiting the  Springs Preserve  is a great way to start. Growing up in Seattle, I saw greenery, colorful flowers and so  many other beautiful elements on a [...]

20 things to do in Vegas under $20

20 things to do in Vegas under $20

Times may be tough, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a great time in Las Vegas. The city is home to plenty of entertaining things that won’t leave a dent in your wallet and even several free attractions that everyone in the family will enjoy. To get you started, we’ve created a list of [...]

Autumn comes to the Springs Preserve

Autumn comes to the Springs Preserve

It’s not just spring that brings out the blooms at the Springs Preserve. The 180-acre cultural and historical attraction is awash in botanical color all year long. Fall brings a unique set of blooming plants to the Springs Preserve gardens including the familiar (roses) and the unique (calliandra, also known as the desert fairy duster). [...]

Venture off the beaten path for fun in Vegas

Venture off the beaten path for fun in Vegas

It’s no secret that 99.9 percent of tourists come to Vegas to experience what the Strip has to offer. Of course this means the Strip, both outside and inside the resorts, can get a bit crowded and full of hustle and bustle. If you happen to get tired of it all and would like a [...]

Summertime Cinema

Summertime Cinema

Going to a movie on a Saturday night is a pretty typical thing to do, but catching a movie outside is unusual for most people. Luckily, here in Vegas we have warm summer nights that are perfect for outdoor screenings and CineVegas has taken full advantage of that by hosting “CineVegas Under the Stars” at [...]

Gardens in the desert

Gardens in the desert

Whoever told you Las Vegas is “just desert” couldn’t be any more wrong. From wildflowers and waterfalls to unusual cacti and lush foliage, these are just a few of the things you can see on your trip to Vegas. On the Strip The Bellagio Conservatory offers free seasonal exhibits including Chinese New Year, Spring Celebration, [...]

The Vegas Weekender: Memorial Day Madness

The Vegas Weekender: Memorial Day Madness

Join us every Thursday as we highlight the weekend’s best events and entertainment. Memorial Day marks the official kick-off to summer and in Las Vegas that means a three-day weekend packed with major entertainment, pool parties, the hottest DJs at local clubs and even some Shakespeare. To make sure you enjoy every minute of your [...]

Springs Preserve is blooming

Springs Preserve is blooming

Spring has come to Vegas and in between stocking up on Tylenol Allergy Sinus medication and buying bulk boxes of tissues at Cost Co, I took a walk through one of Vegas local treasures. Just 10 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural and historical attraction that features extensive [...]

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