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Who Says Las Vegas Isn’t For Kids? On Strip Activities For Your Family

"In the end, kids won't remember that fancy toy or game you bought for them, they will remember the time you spent with them" - Kevin Heath How true are those words? Think of your own childhood, you remember the memories made and the time well spent as a family more so than any lavish toys you had. Most people think Las Vegas isn't the place for kids but as someone who grew up in...

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See the Scenic Side of Las Vegas

The words Las Vegas conjure up images of glitz, glam and gambling. But in reality, an outside world awaits. Las Vegas easily caters to outdoor enthusiasts, families, and to those who just want to discover and enjoy its nearby scenic desert landscape. Here are just a few things Las Vegas offers.   Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area For those who love to hike,...

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Live Like a Local on Vacation

Going on vacation doesn’t have to resemble living out of a suitcase while your kids run wild. Vacation homes and condos make for a comfortable and relaxing stay, whether you remain in your own home state or travel across the country. We’ve discovered a few...

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Shelby American Las Vegas – Experiencing the Legend

"I'm not an engineer or a designer but I think I know what people like." - Carroll Shelby I'm so inspired by the humility of a man who grew to be one of the biggest idols in car history. Prior to visiting the Shelby Heritage Center, I thought I knew who Carroll Shelby was....

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Las Vegas, Nevada Hotels And Resorts

We've known for years that Las Vegas, America's #1 city of adult entertainment, had plenty to offer families but hotels didn't really want to welcome visitors under 21. While that's still true at the city's most luxe gambling emporiums, we've found some fun, family-friendly hotels where you can sidestep the casinos when you're with the kids, and enjoy them after the babysitter has arrived. There are...

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Yeehaw!! Find Your Inner Cowboy and Experience the Wild West at Bonnie Springs Ranch

"The Old West is not a certain place in a certain time, it’s a state of mind." – Tom Mix About 30 minutes off the Las Vegas Strip, tucked away at the base of the Spring Mountains, is a wonderful little gem known as Bonnie Springs. As a girl who grew up in Vegas, Bonnie Springs keeps some of my most cherished memories. It always offered a magical experience that took...

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10 Best Kid Friendly Hotels in Las Vegas

Las Vegas hotel deals conjure up images of glittering high rise casinos, high-rollers and high-end luxury. But the City of Lights has plenty to offer families from outdoor fun to indoor amusement parks. Fortunately, kids love the excitement of live entertainment, music and great food just as much as adults. Kick-off your vacation in Las Vegas in luxury in one of Las Vegas' selection of kid...

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Star Trekking: Lady Gaga Shrieks Viva Las Vegas

One of the world's most flamboyant and individual performers joined the A-list at Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas! Her "little monsters" can pose with the wax look-alike and don their favorite Lady Gaga inspired masks and costumes. Post a few selfies of you and Gaga and see how many of your friends think it's the real celebrity. An incredibly lifelike Lady Gaga debuted...

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On Tour with Zappos, or Lessons in Zapponian Life

On a recent escape to Las Vegas, we found the brightest lights not along the Strip, but at the downtown headquarters of Zappos.com, the successful online department store which moved into the former Las Vegas City Hall.  In my playbook, their free Zappos Insights Tour should be the city’s top family attraction for older kids.   Getting to Know the Zappos...

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5 Multigenerational Vacation Ideas You Can Afford

Multigenerational travel in all combinations is already enjoyed by 42% of American travelers according to MMGY Global, who are forecasting this trend to rise by 7% for 2016. The appeal is obvious: Grandparents love to spoil grandchildren, working parents like to use limited vacation time to get everyone together, and kids...

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