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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  • Beltway Insider: Obama Orders Review on Russian Hack; Turkey/Egypt; Pearl Harbor; John Glenn; Kirk Douglas

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    President Obama has ordered a thorough review on the possibility of Russian cyber involvement in the election process dating back to 2008 and has mandated the exhaustive report be completed before his term officially end, January 20, 2017.

     
  • $12 Million To The Academy Museum Of Motion Pictures

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    BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $7 million gift from Dolby Laboratories to provide cutting-edge audiovisual technology in the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures' movie theaters. Additionally, the Dolby family has made a $5 million gift to the Academy Museum's capital campaign. In recognition of this gift, the Academy will name the Museum's rooftop terrace the Dolby Family Terrace.  

     
  • An Evening of Food & Foto’s for Foundation Rwanda

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    Fifteen of LA’s most celebrated chef’s recently gathered at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills for an evening of Food & Foto’s to benefit Foundation Rwanda.

     
  • 2 Chicks With Chocolate Spice Up Any Holiday Season

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    2 Chicks With Chocolate, the New Jersey based award-winning chocolatier, is ready to spice up this holiday season with its fabulous infusions.

     
  • Helsinki Pocket Guide Travel Book Review – The Perfect Travel Companion

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    Helsinki Pocket Guide, from Insight Guides, provides travelers a compact handbook with stunning photos, a pullout map, and a perfect day itinerary to ensure the visit to Finland's capital city is filled with all that Helsinki offers.

     
  • British Prime Minister David Cameron Set to Exit Wednesday; Theresa May Wins by Default

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    British Prime Minister David Cameron, who announced his resignation after the British people voted to leave the European Union, a decision that is contrary to his political position, is set to officially leave his post Wednesday, July 13, 2017.

     
  • Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982 –1992 Review – Poignant Interviews and News Footage Personalize Shocking Documentary

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    Let It Fall, from John Ridley, ABC's Lincoln Square Production, and (ABC) the American Broadcasting Company, presents a chronological presentation of the events leading up to one of the most violent seasons in Los Angeles Police history, culminating with the Rodney King Beating and the injustice that followed.

     
  • Money News: Top Global Markets Close Down; Shanghai Rallies

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    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, fell to the bear and closed the trading week down with stinging triple digit losses as the Wall Street mauling carried over into the top ten global markets with records highs and strong performances erased across the European and Asian Markets.

     
  • VIP Grand Canyon Helicopter Picnic Tour Review – High, Mighty and Loving it

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    When visiting Las Vegas there's no better VIP experience than buzzing the famed strip by helicopter en route to a tour of the Grand Canyon—especially one paired with a champagne picnic in the colossal canyon, itself. And, no company does this better than Sundance Helicopters that for nearly 30 years has been making passengers feel high and mighty in Sin City.

     
  • Money News: DOW, NASDAQ, S&P and Top Ten World Markets Close Up

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    The DOW Jones Industrial continued to keep the bull market running as the world markets kept pace with the New York Stock Exchange managing to close with impressive rallies for the third straight week.

     
  • Une Arène Désertée

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    La vacuité des discours politiques des grands partis français, incapables d'appréhender les mutations contemporaines, a laissé le champ libre à deux adversaires, LREM et Rassemblement National, enfermés dans un débat manichéen dangereux pour la République.  

  • Jamaica Bay Inn Marina del Rey Review – Stay and Play At this Iconic Destination

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    Jamaica Bay Inn, one of Marina del Ray's unique boutique luxury hotel property offers a distinctive array of features and benefits, not to mention location, paired with warm and gracious hospitality, that sets it apart from the pack.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Biden’s Budget, Impeachment, COVID, Vaccination, Integration, Hal Holbrook, Christopher Plummer

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    President Biden, who unveiled his $1.9 Trillion rescue plan prior to his inauguration, spoke with GOP lawmakers this week in an effort to maintain bi-partisan dialogue on the budget while remaining committed to the stimulus package.

     
  • Groupe GM Releases A New Hospitality Amenity Line With Courrèges

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    Groupe GM, leading international player in the hotel amenity industry, has released its collaboration with French fashion house Courrèges, to create and distribute a new range of luxury amenities available worldwide in four and five-star hotels worldwide.  

  • Burn Out Review - Gritty, Edgy, A High Octane Thrill Ride

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    Burn Out, from 24 25 films and WY Productions presents a powerful contemporary drama set inner city Paris, where the local dealers hold neighborhoods hostage, turf wars are common and dreamers still strive and fight to find a way out.