Visit Fabulous Las Vegas!

July 14, 2013

The world-famous Las Vegas Strip offers something for everyone – including nonstop casino action, fabulous live entertainment, world-class dining, trendy nightclubs, relaxing health spas, eclectic attractions and abundant shopping opportunities.

Las Vegas to Host PBR World Finals

September 15, 2011

Billed as “5 Days of the Best Bull Riding in the World,” the PBR World Finals XVIII will be held at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas October 26-30, 2011. Don’t miss it! For more information about the PBR World Finals, visit www.pbrnow.com.

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Las Vegas to Host Film Festival

July 15, 2011

The 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival will take place at the Las Vegas Hilton July 15-17, 2011. For more information, visit www.lvfilmfest.com.

The Unexpected Los Vegas Outdoor Adventure

May 31, 2011

Las Vegas offers ultimate outdoor experiences within driving distance of the Strip. Known for its mega-resorts, luxurious spas and culinary delights – Las Vegas also has a rugged side to satisfy the active lifestyle of the outdoor connoisseur. There is something for every adventure-seeker in Las Vegas; off-road with Pink Jeep Tours to the Valley of Fire; fly in a helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon; brave the 15-mile loop at Red Rock Canyon or experience the adrenaline rush of the Boulder City Flightlines.

Take a step back in time at The Valley of Fire State Park, which offers intricate red rock formations, petroglyphs from ancient Native American civilizations and picturesque landscapes. It is located 55 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Zion National Park is one of the most renowned national parks in the nation and is 158 miles north of Las Vegas. It features colorful sandstone canyons, forested plateaus and the Virgin River running through it. Mojave National Preserve, located 60 miles outside of Las Vegas, is also a great escape for outdoor thrill-seekers as this 1.6 million-acre preserve is replete with sand dunes, mountainous terrains, cinder cones from volcanoes, forests full of Joshua trees. Spring Mountain State Par, 30 miles west of Las Vegas, offers outdoor entertainment through theater and concerts year-round.

Hikers and rock-climbers will jump at the opportunity to experience all of the canyons close to Las Vegas. The Grand Canyon, one mile deep and 277 miles long, is the most infamous canyon formed by the Colorado River and is located 300 miles from Las Vegas. Grand Canyon West opened The Skywalk experience as the first cantilever-shaped glass walkway suspended 4,000 feet above the canyon floor and 70 feet from the canyon’s rim. Red Rock Canyon is 15 miles outside of the city and offers activities for runners, bikers, hikers and rock-climbers with a 3,000-foot escarpment produced by a thrust fault.

Las Vegas is a desert surrounded by majestic mountains including Mt. Charleston. Located 35 miles from Las Vegas, Mt. Charleston offers the perfect atmosphere and weather for winter sports, hiking, picnicking and horseback riding. Usually 20 to 30 degrees cooler than Las Vegas, Mt. Charleston offers the ideal camping location with camp sites available from May through September.

Hoover Dam, 35 miles outside of Las Vegas, is a historic man-made engineering wonder of the world that tamed the Colorado River and created the largest man-made lake, Lake Mead.  The Dam sits at 726 feet tall and 660 feet thick and helped change the face of the western United States. Lake Mead provides a haven for water sports enthusiasts with a place to enjoy boating, swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, camping and fishing.

For even more reasons to enjoy the great outdoors in Las Vegas, go to www.VisitLasVegas.com.

Las Vegas by Night

April 13, 2011

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Upcoming Las Vegas Events

February 1, 2011

Super Bowl Weekend
(Busiest Weekend for Sports Books, Super Bowl Parties)
February 5-6, 2011

USA Sevens International Rugby
February 12-13, 2011

Las Vegas Classic Volleyball Tournament
February 19-21, 2011

NASCAR Weekend
March 4-6, 2011

Monster Jam World Finals
March 25-26, 2011

Spring Wine & Jazz Fest
March 25-27, 2011

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Las Vegas Day Trip: Red Rock Canyon

January 20, 2011

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Las Vegas to Host 2011 International CES

December 29, 2010

More than 1,200 technology companies from outside the United States, a 25 percent increase over 2010, will be among the 2,500 exhibitors showcasing the latest consumer electronics (CE) products at the 2011 International CES®. The 2011 International CES will run January 6-9 and is expecting more than 120,000 attendees from more than 130 countries.

As the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, the International CES attracts industry leaders from around the world, with 22,000 attendees from outside the United States. CES participates in the International Buyer Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Commerce. As part of this program, buying delegations from more than 25 countries will attend the show, looking to meet their next business partner and experience the latest technologies.

CES will feature 20 market-specific TechZones, including new destinations: 3D@Home, with content creators, service providers and TV manufacturers that make 3D in the home a reality; Access on the Go, with devices changing the way content is accessed, showcasing the most innovative devices in eBooks, netbooks, smartbooks and tablets; Broadband Communications, highlighting the role of the underlying infrastructure in expanding broadband capacity; and Connected Home Appliances which will bring white goods to the show floor for the first time in CES history, including the latest interactive, energy efficient and SmartGrid enabled appliances.

Other new TechZones include: Mobile DTV, featuring consumer devices that bring the digital living room to the car and portable devices; the Electric Vehicle TechZone, highlighting a full range of high and low speed vehicles, energy storage devices and charging equipment; and Sports and Fitness Tech, focused on tools for the sports enthusiast and key trends impacting the multi-billion dollar sports, fitness and outdoors markets. The 2011 CES is also bringing back the popular EHX@CES, the Gaming Showcase, HDMI, Home Plug, the iLounge Pavilion, CES’ fastest growing TechZone, Location Based Services, Robotics, Safe Driver, Sustainable Planet, USB, Wireless Mobility and Zigbee. In addition, the 2011 CES will feature these lifestyle TechZones: Digital Health, HigherEd Tech, Kids@Play, Mommy Tech and Silvers Summit.

Additionally, the World Electronics Forum (WEF) will take place January 8-10 in Las Vegas, in conjunction with the 2011 International CES. WEF is an informal gathering of leaders from electronics associations from around the world who meet annually to discuss issues of common interest to the global industry. Events during the Forum include the World Electronics Forum Welcome Dinner, with opening remarks by United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Ron Kirk, scheduled Saturday, January 8 in The Venetian Hotel, as well as a Welcome Breakfast and roundtable discussions.

Entertainment Matters is a new International CES program for entertainment professionals attending CES, with customized special exhibits, conference programs and events for the Hollywood community. In addition, the CES Conference Program will feature more than 300 conference sessions with 900 high-level speakers.

For more information about 2011 International CES, visit http://www.cesweb.org.

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Don’t Miss the Laughlin Desert Challenge!

December 8, 2010

The 17th-annual SCORE Laughlin Desert Challenge will take place January 14-16, 2011. More than 200 of the world’s top off-road drivers from around the world will compete in this thrilling two-day event, which features a grueling six-mile desert course. For more information, visit www.score-international.com.

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Slideshow of Las Vegas from the Late ’70s

November 9, 2010

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