Tag Archive: Las Vegas


I Fell In To The Valley Of Fire


Hum the tune of “Burning Ring Of Fire” by Johnny Cash. This was the theme song for our family’s trip to The Valley Of Fire State Park in Nevada. We kept the tune and swapped out the words and made up an endless song continually describing our two day exploration of this alien landscape. Valley of …

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Days of Exploration at The Las Vegas Springs Preserve


110 acres of native habitat in the midst of the glitz, glamour, and grime of Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Springs Preserve has a whole lot to offer the visitor to Vegas, especially families. Within its grounds lies the Nevada State Museum, The Origin Museum, A Sustainability Gallery, a working model of an entirely environmentally …

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Wetlands in Las Vegas?

We are all about taking advantage of learning opportunities when we travel. We like to go to museums, science centres, interpretive centres and art galleries.  We like to go to them even more when they are free so after a brief internet search on “Things to Do in Vegas with Kids” we thought we would …

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Enjoying Red Rock National Park


First off, let me tell you that the best time to go to Red Rock National Park is NOT over the Christmas and New Years Holidays.  As it is just a short hop from the strip on the outskirts of Las Vegas, Red Rock is an easy destination for all the holiday makers who come …

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The Coolest Park In Vegas


It looks to us like the city’s gambling revenue in Las Vegas is hard at work in funding some amazing parks!  Our eyes were alight with excitement when we explored playground after playground after playground all situated within the manicured (although brown) park boundaries of Craig Ranch Park in North Las Vegas. Each playground had …

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