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The Craft Beer Lovers' Guide to Las Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 28, 2017 3:13:00 PM

This guide isn’t for everybody. We’d like to begin by asking a few questions in order to determine your level of need for a craft beer guide to Las Vegas. Do you rank your beers by “International Bitterness Units”? Can you use the word “bung” without giggling? Is “cask-conditioned” on your list of favorite compound adjectives? If you said yes to one or more of these questions, read on and prepare for a journey into the Las Vegas craft beer universe. Variety being the hops of life, we’ve separated the list into two sections: bars with excellent craft beer selections and craft breweries.

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Topics: Las Vegas

Ask the Pilot #4: Meet Riley Troy

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 26, 2017 7:33:00 AM

Maverick Helicopters is passionate about aviation and the allure of the outdoors. We love nothing more than showing off our great state from the air and allowing people to see the beauty and splendor of the Grand Canyon from the greatest vantage point there is: the seat of a luxurious ECO-Star helicopter.

Our "Ask the Pilot" video series takes curiosity seekers behind-the-scenes of our exhilarating helicopter tours, which often represent the pinnacle of many people's visit to the Grand Canyon.

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Topics: Ask Our Pilots

FAA bestows Maverick Helicopters with its sixth consecutive "Diamond Award" for safety excellence

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 23, 2017 6:45:00 AM

A sterling reputation can be a tough thing to live up to – unless you're Maverick Helicopters and are already accustomed to setting customers' expectations sky high.

The Federal Aviation Administration recently upped Maverick's pristine industry safety reputation. We're proud to announce that our Las Vegas and Grand Canyon South Rim locations have been presented with the administration's prestigious Award of Excellence "Diamond Award" for the sixth consecutive year. This is the second consecutive year our Maui location has taken home the award.

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Topics: Insider

The Updated List of Vegas' Best Places to Propose

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 21, 2017 7:36:00 AM

You and your partner love Las Vegas, the mystique, the fast-paced action, the glamour. It’s all excitement and romance, so you’ve decided to propose to your sweetheart during your Las Vegas vacation. The next step is to figure out where the marriage proposal will take place. Here are some top locations for popping the question during your Las Vegas destination proposal.

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Topics: Wedding, Las Vegas

Maverick Helicopters: Winner of 2016 Best Of Las Vegas Awards

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 18, 2017 3:48:00 PM

Every business strives to be the best it can be, and at Maverick Helicopters, we're proud to offer some of the best helicopter tours and friendly customer service in the greater Las Vegas area.

We're honored to announce we're among a prestigious list of recipients for the 2016 Best of Las Vegas Awards, presented by  Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Which Vegas is Right for You?

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 16, 2017 7:20:00 AM

Downtown vs Strip Quiz

When you're planning a trip to Vegas, one of the first decisions to make is whether you want to stay on the Strip or downtown. Each area has its own unique character and selling points, so figuring out which area better suits your expectations can help ensure you make the most out of your trip to Vegas. That's why we've put together this fun quiz to help you decide!

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Topics: Las Vegas

Top St. Patrick's Day Events in Las Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 14, 2017 1:03:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to play beer pong with a dwarf dressed as a leprechaun? Welcome to St. Patrick’s Day in Las Vegas. If you’re looking for the pot of gold at the end of the booze-fueled rainbow that is St. Patty’s Day festivities, it’s Sin City. No place celebrates the Feast of Saint Patrick quite like Las Vegas. For the Irish and Irish at heart celebrating in Glitter Gulch this year, check out our top picks of St. Patrick’s Day events in Las Vegas. Erin go bragh!
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Topics: Las Vegas

More Hot Picks for Great Wine Tasting in Las Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 11, 2017 1:25:00 PM

Our love of wine harkens back to the first civilization in ancient Greece and beyond. It is the fuel that inspires artists, poets, philosophers and many others. And in Las Vegas, this is free-flowing liquid fuel. Wine tastings and events have become increasingly popular in recent years, both for the most sophisticated connoisseur and the industry newbie tasting their first Dolcetto.

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Topics: Las Vegas

10 Vegas Eats for $10 or Less

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 9, 2017 7:10:00 AM

Maybe you put the majority of your dining budget into a slot machine. Maybe you're tired of the highfalutin restaurants named after "celebrity" chefs. Maybe you can't possibly stomach one more shrimp cocktail. These Vegas eats at $10 or less will fill you up without emptying your wallet.

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Topics: Las Vegas

8 Attractions That Lure Water Lovers to Nevada

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 7, 2017 2:15:00 PM

Everyone knows Nevada, and Las Vegas in particular, can be scorching hot, especially in the summer. It's why water attractions offer so much allure. So we've curated a list of the top picks throughout the state. If you're from Nevada or visiting and love the outdoors, visit these eight attractions that lure water lovers from all over the world.

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Topics: Miscellaneous

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