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?
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It's almost September and that means one of my favorite events of the year will soon be here. What is it?? The 11th Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector Car Auction (also plenty of collector automobile related memorabilia!). The dates are September 27 -29, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. If you love cars of almost all eras and types, as well as some really cool … [Read more...] about Barrett-Jackson Returns to Las Vegas!
It wasn't supposed to be this way! Really. It's the middle of May and according to all the sports prognosticators, the Vegas Golden Knights were supposed to be sitting in the field house, licking their wounds after an absolute dismal inaugural season. Not out chasing after the Stanley Cup. This was supposed to be the quiet moments where MGM was going to be busy rounding … [Read more...] about The Aces Are Coming!
https://youtu.be/d7dTLKoZYtU For those of you who know me or have been on a tour with me, you know how obsessed I get with Las Vegas history and the fun of learning something new and interesting. Like the fact that when aviation first began, they used concrete arrows painted yellow to help the early mail carrier pilots find their way to the next airport. These giant arrows … [Read more...] about Finding My Concrete Arrow in Las Vegas
Last night, my wife Debbie and I decided to play tourist and do the Sundance Helicopters Citylights tour. A great way to see the city and all its lights without all the traffic and crowds! The reservation was quick and easy. The operator was friendly and engaging even after learning we were locals. The tour comes with free limousine pickup at the hotel. Again, being … [Read more...] about Review: Sundance Helicopter Citylights