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Pink Jeep Tours - Built and designed specifically for Pink Jeep Tours, The Tour Trekker is the first-of-its-kind, luxurious yet rugged, all-terrain vehicle. As one of the few Las Vegas tour companies to possess off-road permits, guests experience areas inaccessible to most. From Grand Canyon to Hoover Dam to Mt. Charleston, there are 10 tours showcasing the Southwest's breathtaking landscape.

Coach America/Gray Line Tours - Coach America/Gray Line Tours can help you see the Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, downtown Las Vegas and more all by riding in a comfortable bus and while being guided by an experienced, knowledgeable guide.

ATV Action Tours - ATV Action Tours is ready to show you Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, Hoover Dam, the Grand Canyon and Death Valley like you have never seen them before. You can even white water raft, ride a horse and drive an ATV. If you are the adventurous type, this is the way to see the scenic part of Las Vegas.

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Bellagio - Bellagio has earned the prestigious AAA Five Diamond award for 2009, making this the sixth time the property has received this award. Bellagio combines Old World elegance with modern luxuries in a 3,900 room resort in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Amenities include a business center, 24-hour room service, concierge services, restaurant, fitness center, hair dryer, high-speed Internet, pool and spa.

Luxor Hotel and Casino - Aside from its dramatic structure, Luxor Hotel and Casino provides an even more awe-inspiring sight as guests step inside and witness the world's largest open atrium. With more than 4,400 guest rooms the hotel provides much more than luxury room accommodations, top-notch room service, and impeccable customer service. From electrifying entertainment and nightlife, to relaxing spas and signature restaurants, Luxor offers guests a unique and memorable visit.

New York-New York Hotel & Casino - The best of the Big Apple buzzes inside the New York New York Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The trip begins with a stroll across a 300-foot Brooklyn Bridge, past facades of 12 New York-style skyscrapers (all one-third scale, including a 47-story Empire State Building) and ends at a 150-foot Statue of Liberty.

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Restaurants

 

Events

   

 

Emerilís - The celebrity chef gives Las Vegas fine dining his signature "bam!" With scallops from Maine, pike from the Midwest, and chicken from Alabama, Emeril's serves a fresh and distinctive blend of Creole/Cajun specialties. Add to that a wine list that received Wine Spectator's 1999 "Best of Award of Excellence," and funky New Orleans architecture, and you'll feel closer to Bourbon Street than the Vegas Strip.

Hard Rock Cafť - There's something for all appetites at the Hard Rock Cafe. They offer quality, classic American food in their unique, high-energy, music memorabilia-packed atmosphere. Group dining area available.

A Cut Above Restaurant - Whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch or dinner, our reasonably priced menu features a great selection of steaks, chicken and delicious appetizers. With a great view of the surrounding mountains, you stay cozy and warm by the restaurant's fireplaces.

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NASCAR Winston Cup Series - Experience the thrill of racecar events at the NASCAR Winston Cup Series held every March.

Native American Festival - Learn more about the history and culture of the area at the Native American Festival held every April.

Las Vegas 51s AAA Baseball - Looking for some good ole fashion All-American baseball? Look no further than the Las Vegas 51's AAA Baseball club. You'll enjoy a day at the ballbark just minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. April through September.

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Shopping

 

Indoor Attractions

   

 

Miracle Mile Shops - Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is a 1.2 mile retail/entertainment complex at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Miracle Mile Shops boasts streamlined and modernized storefronts, people movers, a backlit-sidewalk water feature, state-of-the-art LED video screens, crystal chandeliers and contemporary, color-coded kiosks. )

Las Vegas Premium Outlets - Shop more than 150 designer and name-brand outlet stores offering savings of 25 to 65 percent every day. Stores include Adidas, A|X Armani Exchange, Banana Republic, Catherine Malandrino, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger and many more. Includes a large food court and a wide range of customer services.

Streetmosphere at the Grand Canal Shoppes - Part of the charm of The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian is the "Streetmosphere" created by an international roster of classically trained singers, actors and musicians. Daily performances in St. Mark's Square add an unexpected element of entertainment to the shopping experience and embellish the center's unique and vibrant atmosphere. Admission is free.

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CSI: The Experience - Test your inner crime-solver at the blockbuster new show at MGM Grand, CSI: The Experience! Survey the crime scene, gather the evidence and solve the case! This dynamic interactive experience offers visitors a hands-on challenge to solve a hypothetical crime: 3 murders, 15 lab stations, 15 suspects, 3 killers.

CSN Planetarium & Observatory - CSN Planetarium & Observatory have educational and entertaining programs year-round.

Sky Zone Sports - Welcome to SkyMania: a sports, fitness and entertainment center that is home to The World's First All-Trampoline-Walled Playing Field with suspended rotating goals. SkyMania offers the first truly 3-Dimensional sports games and activities where players are moving on the ground, zooming 10-15 feet in the air, and running on sidewalls all at the same time.

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Outdoor Attractions

 

Museums

   

 

Hoover Dam - Hoover Dam is a testimony to a country's ability to construct monolithic projects in the midst of adverse conditions. Built during the Depression; thousands of men and their families came to Black Canyon to tame the Colorado River. It took less than five years, in a harsh and barren land, to build the largest dam of its time.

Cowboy Trail Rides - With six different rides to choose from, experienced riders and first timers are sure to have a blast exploring the beautiful area of Las Vegas. Children 8 years and older are welcome on most rides and you can even enjoy a barbecue on the sunset ride! Saddle up and get ready for an experience of a lifetime!

Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens - The botanical gardens at the Bellagio are simply impressive. There are plants, flowers and trees, expertly lit, from around the world. You can explore gazebos, bridges, water features and ponds. Professional horticulturists, a whopping 140 of them, make sure the environment changes for the Holidays, Chinese New Year and every season.

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Atomic Testing Museum - This affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution is a first-rate museum that highlights the history of the Nevada Test Site and the atomic history of the United States. The museum is almost 10,000 square feet and has something for everyone including interactive displays, videos, timelines, equipment and more. There is even a replica of a bunker where you can experience an atomic explosion complete with a video of an explosion, sound effects, hot-air bursts and vibrations. This is an amazing museum you donít want to miss out on!

Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum - This museum is not like every other museum. With 3-D, interactive exhibits the story of the Boulder City Project comes to life. At the Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum in The Boulder Dam Hotel you will learn all about the struggles of the city during the Great Depression and how Hoover Dam was built by providing thousands of jobs. There are interesting photographs, oral histories, artifacts and the sounds of construction. Visitors gain a greater appreciates of the struggles of those who settled the city and the construction workers who risked their lives to build Hoover Dam.

Left Of Center Art Gallery & Studio - Left of Center Art Gallery and Studio is a non-profit art gallery with extensive exhibition schedule and workshops, celebrating ethnic and cultural diversity.

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Pools

 

Golf Courses & Clubs

   

 

Caesars Palace Garden of the Gods Oasis - Come relax in the beautiful pools at Caesars Palace. There are six breathtaking pools, cabanas, and places to lie out. There are more than 40 cabanas with stocked refrigerators, flat-screen televisions, DVD players, iPod docks, wireless Internet and more.

Flamingo Ė Lagoon Pool - Surrounded by beautiful 15 acre tropical retreat, the stunning pools at The Flamingo interconnect through the lagoons and around a magnificent cascading waterfall and seasonal waterslide. Enjoy sunbathing or a leisurely swim in crystal clear waters.

Gold Nugget Pool - The notorious Golden Nugget pool is known as The Tank -- a $30 million complex complete with a shark tank, a 3-story waterslide and thirteen private cabanas.

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Coyote Springs Golf Course - Coyote Springs Golf Course is par-72, and ranges from 5,349 yards from the forward tees to 7,471 yards to the championship tees. There are gorgeous mountain views and 11 lakes, so you are in for a treat.

Las Vegas Golf Club - The oldest golf course in Las Vegas is one of the busiest in the country, and a local favorite. Las Vegas Golf Club recently underwent $4 million worth of renovations. Wide, tree-lined fairways, a lighted driving range and a new clubhouse highlight this city-owned facility, operated by American Golf Corporation.

Cascata Golf Club - This club is the number one ranked facility in the United States! The course is only half an hour from the strip so it is very accessible. After you have played on the par-72 course, be sure to grab a bite to eat at the Tuscan-style clubhouse dining room and check out the golf shop and lounge.

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Movie Theaters

 

Spas

   

 

Century 16 Movie Theaters at South Point Casino Hotel and Spa - The theater in the South Point Casino Hotel and Spa is a great place to experience the latest films. The screens and sound systems are state of the art and the seating is comfortable. Donít miss out!

Rave Motion Pictures at Town Square Las Vegas - Take a break and enjoy a Hollywood blockbuster hit in one of Las Vegas' modern, up-to-date movie theaters. This theater has state-of-the-art projection systems and frequently brings in special one night only performances as well as the highly acclaimed "Live from the Metropolitan Opera" series.

West Wind Las Vegas 5 Drive-In Movie Theaters - Enjoy watching a first-run Hollywood film in a classic drive in setting. Never been to a drive in? You'll enjoy watching the movie on an outdoor screen, from the comfort of your own car. Just pull right in, tune your radio, and enjoy the movie! Snack stand is available.

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Drift Spa - Nourish your body and set your soul adrift inside this lavishly modern spa retreat. Drift Spa & Hammam boasts more than 20 treatment rooms and has an extensive spa menu. Amenities include Las Vegas' only Traditional Turkish Co-ed Hammam as well as Couples Treatment Rooms with Private Gardens, Indoor Hot & Cool Soaking Pools, Steam Room & Sauna, Full-Service Changing Facilities, and Private Outdoor Garden Lounges.

Harrahís Spa - Luxuriate in a relaxing aromatherapy or Swedish massage, which promote the release of stress or enjoy a facial, like the deep-cleaning classic European facial. Treat yourself to a body treatment like the Jojoba Silk Body Glow, or an Ocean Essential Body Wrap. Housed within The Spa is a full-service beauty salon and state-of-the-art health club. You'll find the latest cardiovascular equipment and weight machines at Harrah's state-of-the-art health club. After your workout, relax in the steam room, whirlpools or sauna.

Que Baths & Spa - The 50,000 square foot Qua Baths and Spa features 51 treatment studios including three deluxe couple's studios, two personalized hydrotherapy tubs, three Vichy showers, seven facial studios, 35 massage studios and a Crystal Room. Enticing Roman baths will create a soothing immersive atmosphere for guests to relax, while high-tech 5,500 square foot fitness center is outfitted with techno gym equipment.

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Parks

       

 

Grand Canyon National Park - This natural wonder lies about 300 miles from Las Vegas, a one and a half hour flight. Tours are available.

Death Valley National Park - Death Valley National Park, 130 miles Northwest of Las Vegas, is transected from east to west by California Highway 190.

Valley of Fire State Park - Valley of Fire derives its name from the spectacular red sandstone formations in the park. A visitorís information center located within the park includes exhibits on geology, prehistory and ecology of the park. There are camping sites, picnicking sites and hiking opportunities for the visitor.

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