Five Great Family-Friendly Hikes Near Las Vegas

All around Las Vegas lie areas of breathtaking natural beauty, offering families with young children the easy opportunity to explore unspoiled wilderness without traveling great distances. To compose this list, I tapped the memories of three experts: my children.

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North Pole Experience and Little America Hotel Partner to Usher in the Holidays

As the holiday season marches upon us - I had the opportunity to speak with Santa's Ambassador, Scott Pace, who is hard at work in Flagstaff, AZ where he, along with his team of Elf University graduates are preparing a one of a kind gathering that includes a special appearances from Santa as he prepares for his annual round the world blast.

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Capella Pedregal’s Tortuguitas Kids Club: Creating Vacation Legacies Through Cuisine, Art And Distinctive First-Time Children’s Experiences

Capella Pedregal's Tortuguitas ("Little Turtles") Kids Club aims to deliver such an experience and offers a variety of activities and experiences for children of all ages to enjoy while parents can rest easy, soaking in all that Capella has to offer – activities for 'tweens and teens are also available.

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  • Maiden Review – Awesome, Inspirational, Triumphant

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    Maiden, from Sony Pictures Classics, brings to the screen the story of Tracy Edwards, and her determination to captain the first all-girl crew in the most challenging and grueling sailing races, The Whitbread Round The World Race.

     
  • Interventional Empathy: A Way to Deescalate Destructive and Self-Destructive Behavior

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    Dr. Mark Goulston, co-creator and moderator of suicide prevention documentary Stay Alive (available here), shares his six-step technique for calming yourself or someone else who may be on the verge of an emotional breakdown or self-destruction.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Dems in Philly; DNC Chair Out; PM Slows Brexit; Munich/Kabul; IOC/Russia; Garry Marshall

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    President Obama and the stars of the Democratic Party head to Philadelphia to outline the platform for the nation during the three-day convention that concludes with the official awarding of the delegates nominating Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Democratic Presidential Candidate.

     
  • Extinction Rebellion: Climate Rebels Take 30+ Actions Across the US - April 15 – 22

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    Beginning Monday, April 15, Extinction Rebellion (XR US) declares a non-violent revolt to force government action on climate change and will galvanize in large and small cities in the United States as one strand in an emerging, worldwide revolution.

     
  • 2013 International CES To Feature Record Amount of Exhibit Space

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    Arlington, Va., December 11, 2012 – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that the 2013 International CES® will feature a record amount of exhibit space, with the show floor totaling more than 1.87 million net square feet. The previous record was 1.862 million net square feet at the 2012 CES. Owned and produced by CEA, the 2013 CES, the world’s largest innovation event, is scheduled Tuesday, January 8-Friday, January 11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

     
  • Scenic Seattle: Touring and Photographing The Emerald City Review – The "Must Have" for Every Visitor

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    Scenic Seattle: Touring and Photographing The Emerald City, by Joe Becker, is the authoritative guide to Seattle, Washington, complete with scenic, historic, city, and neighborhood sites and maps, tourist and photography value charts, and suggested itineraries.

     
  • Jamesy Boy Director, Trevor White, Talks on the Challenges of Making a Coming of Age Street Film

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    Trevor White, director of the coming of age street film “Jamesy Boy,” recently took some time from his busy schedule to promote the upcoming January release and discuss some of the finer points of the filmmaking process.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump, Allies Bomb Syria; Paul Ryan Retires; Gay Serial Killer; Ingraham Loses Another; Milos Forman

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    President Donald Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron united against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad use of chemical weapons launched strategic airstrikes against the dictatorial leader's weapons strongholds in the capital of Damascus.

     
  • Redwood Highway Review – Taking an Unforgettable Walk Through a Life Well Lived

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    Redwood Highway,” from Ageless Cinema and Redwood Highway Productions, presents a road film, full of wonder, awe, drama, symbolic of life’s journey where dreams are the driver, roadside stops pleasant and detours awakening.

     
  • Stretch Mark Solutions - What Can Be Done Safely?

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    In our modern age we, an evolved people, know that no person has a perfect body, and even supermodels yes, the bikini models you see in Sports Illustrated and Victoria's Secret, have lines, blemishes and even stretch marks.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump Impeachment/Mueller to Testify, Epstein/Prince Andrew, RBG, 2020

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    President Donald Trump who has marched through the impeachment hearings with his usual brand of soundbite denials is preparing for another, and possibly the smoking gun witness, that will present the strongest evidence to date of guilt.

     
  • Celebrity Interview: Lorenzo di Bonaventura: A Hit Producing Machine

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    SALT, the espionage thriller from Sony Entertainment and Columbia Pictures, starring Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber and Chiwetel Ejiofor is savoring a summer of sweet success as it retains its box office flavor.

     
  • Health: The Most Popular Holidays to Conceive

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    As absentminded as you may be, one holiday you’ll always remember is your birthday. On the other hand, the date of your conception is probably the one day you try desperately to forget.  

  • Money News: Dow Closes Up, World Markets Split

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, managed to defy analysts once again and closed the trading week up for the third straight week with mild double digit gains setting a tone despite split showings across the ten most watched market in the world.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Trump/Gov Shut Down, Border/Immigrants, ISIS Attack, Women’s March, May/Brexit, El Chapo, Red Hat Hate

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    President Trump and House Majority leader Representative Nancy Pelosi continue to spar over the terms to reopen the longest government shut down in history as more than 800,000 federal employees are poised to miss the payroll deadline again.