It's the first week in January and that can only mean one thing. The annual geekfest known as CES has rolled into town and Las Vegas is filled with people and technology! I mean a lot of people. Like 160,000 people from all around the world. They pretty much fill up all the hotel rooms in town. So if you went room shopping for this week and noticed a spike in room rates, … [Read more...] about CES 2019 Day One
The one thing Las Vegas is really good at is blowing things up. We love to have a reason to light up some dynamite and New Year's Eve seems like the best time to do it lately! It is called "America's Party" for good reason. Even with near freezing weather, approximately 375,000 people filled the Las Vegas Strip to ring in the New Year with about 80,000 pyrotechnics … [Read more...] about 2019 New Years Eve. Vegas Style!
With the Federal Government shutdown, some of you are asking about what National Parks around Las Vegas are open? Well, I have good news for you, pretty much all of them are. The gates are open at least. But not much more. Call it a National Park Free Day/week. The Christmas Government Shutdown of 2018. What's Open? Grand Canyon National Park The North Rim closed … [Read more...] about National Parks, What’s Open?
When you call Las Vegas home, you gotta get out and play tourist once in a while. And that's what Miss Debbie and I did last week. We went off to see Terry Fator's "A Very Terry Christmas" show at the Mirage. This makes the third time I got to see the 2007 America's Got Talent winner perform in the theater named after him. Well, him, his seven-piece orchestra, his (new) … [Read more...] about Date Night: A Very Terry Christmas
The National Park Service has just released the "Fee Free" dates for 2019. The five days in 2019 that you will be able to visit any National Park in the country for free. Please remember that not all fees will be waived and not all national parks charge an entrance fee. Only 115 of the 418 parks managed by the National Park Service charge entrance fees regularly, with fees … [Read more...] about National Park Fee Free Dates 2019