We all know that our pets are valuable members of the family, and nowhere celebrates this fact with more gusto than the Las Vegas area. As we celebrate National Pet Month, let’s remember those furry and fluffy friends with a number of their favorite places. From parks to “barkeries” and one of the best pet-friendly hotels around, there are definitely accommodating spaces for every member of the family when you live in or visit Las Vegas.
It’s going to be a summer of dinosaurs, revelations, mob connections and Nevada history as various traveling and new exhibits are added to the displays at Las Vegas’ excellent museums. History comes alive this summer and you won’t want to miss the opportunity to learn what it has to teach you.
Spring means festival time in Las Vegas. You can enjoy everything from food fests to Pirate Fest, wine tasting and jazz as well as the carnival atmosphere of an old-fashioned Spring Jamboree. No matter whether you are looking for something for the entire family or prefer something more adult, you can definitely find it when the weather heats up in Las Vegas.
Going to the gym seems to be a national pastime. Everyone wants to look their best, feel energized and be healthy, but kids sometimes make that goal difficult. Gyms have figured out the perfect solution by offering childcare and play rooms so you have the peace of mind to exercise without having to worry about finding someone to watch your little ones. The Las Vegas area has a few athletic clubs, gyms and fitness centers that encourage you to pursue a healthy lifestyle. even when you have small children.
CDs are great, iPods and MP3 players are convenient and other methods of storing your favorite music may fit your lifestyle, but when it comes to nostalgia and the real sound of vintage music, nothing is better than a record. The pop and sizzle found in a vintage recording and the quality of pure sound emanating from the record is something that collectors everywhere appreciate. The record sleeves and covers with their photographs and artwork bring back a simpler time, when music meant turning on the record player or turntable to hear the sounds of the greats. It was a kind of magic that simply can’t be matched by other forms of music recordings. Whether you visit a coffeehouse to browse among their stacks while taking in some great music, or choose to set foot into a music lover’s paradise, it’s all on display at the best establishments in Las Vegas.
Families are enjoying exercising together more these days, and when you can combine the experience with being outdoors, it’s even more fun. There are many cultivated and rougher bike trails in Las Vegas, depending upon the age and skill level of the rider. Be sure you check conditions before you leave your home, and don’t forget the water and snacks!
If you are feeling flush with the weight of your tax return in your pocket, there are several high-end bars in Las Vegas that would be more than willing to serve you. From the posh to the unique, no matter your style or taste, you are sure to find the place to celebrate with your friends.
Easter is a celebration of new life and rebirth. A time when the world around us somehow seems cleaner and brighter. It’s also the time of year when families gather to celebrate together and when children enjoy traditions such as egg coloring, Easter egg hunts, face painting, festivals and treats. In Las Vegas, there are a multitude of events leading up to Easter Sunday, each of them focusing on the family and, especially, the children.
There are folks committed to finding the perfect gag gift for April Fool’s Day. Sometimes it’s a family tradition, while other times it’s just the ideal way to give the gift of laughter to a friend. There are a number of eclectic shops in Las Vegas that honor this tradition with everything from rubber chickens to rubber masks, and even some disgusting gifts that stretch the limits of the imagination. No matter your preference, you can bet on it that Sin City has something perfect, just for you.
There are many national parks and recreation areas within shouting distance of Sin City with beautiful scenery, stunning rock formations, water and a vast variety of vegetation and wildlife, depending upon elevation.