North Las Vegas Sights and Landmarks Guide, Nevada
North Las Vegas is located in the northern tip of the Las Vegas Valley and could be considered as one of the fastest growing cities. The most famous landmark near this city is the Nellis Air Force base, but it is not actually located close to the city. The city enjoys almost 80% of sunshine throughout the year with an average temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. It is virtually surrounded by mountains and desert valleys making it a favorite destination for those who love the outdoors.
A visit to the planetarium is a must when you go to North Las Vegas. It’s not a big kind of planetarium like the ones that are found in big metropolitan districts. Its shows are very informative and educational. A gift shop is also found in the lobby for you to get some souvenirs. This is a very good treat for the kidds.
There are a couple of great hotels that you could find in North Las Vegas. There is the Wynn Las Vegas Hotel with its pristine golf course. Also there is the Paris Las Vegas Hotel which offers quite reasonable rates.
Well, if you are in Vegas, then let it roll baby! North Las Vegas also plays host to a good number of casinos. They offer a lot of attractions besides gambling. Bringing the car could be a hassle because of parking problems so prepare to wear comfortable shoes just in case you need to walk the strip. Just choose some casinos that offer family-friendly attractions if you have your child with you during this visit.
You could also book your tour of the Grand Canyon in North Las Vegas area. A company called All Grand Canyon Tours 4U offers its visitors a trip to Grand Canyon in a variety of ways. you could either explore it by helicopter, by land via horseback, or by water via rafting. They also offer off-road adventures on-board a Hummer to some scenic destinations nearby North Las Vegas. This includes sites such as Bryce and Red Rock Canyon.
If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of the city, North Las Vegas has a fairly good amount of Parks and Trails to choose from. One such park is the Nature Discovery Park in Aliante. It has a large man-made waterfall, lakes and walking paths. It has also a dinosaur themed nature park for kids. Aside from these amenities it also offers volleyball, tennis, and horseshoe pits. This is also a good place for picnics and barbeques.
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