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The 40-somethings’ Guide to Las Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 17, 2017 11:05:41 AM

Regardless of age, Las Vegas is a city sure to bring fun and excitement. That being said, certain activities and adventures cater more to certain age groups. To ensure you're not missing anything your peers rave about, we've come up with a series on the Vegas experience for different age groups. Here, we've compiled a list of how to do Vegas in your 40s. While this ain’t your first Vegas rodeo, your tastes have certainly changed since your last visit to Glitter Gulch. The undergraduate party scene has long been overplayed. You’re less inclined to spend as much money at the tables this go-round. You’re fine with forgoing the overtly touristy attractions. Been there; done that. What you are searching for this Vegas vacation is luxurious amenities, value-added activities and off-the-beaten-path adventure. The hidden gems and local favorites are what will have you saying “we did it right this time, honey!”
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Topics: Insider, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas

Vegas for Couples

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 10, 2017 5:54:28 PM

Las Vegas may not be the first city to come to mind when thinking of romantic destinations. Cities such as Venice or Paris are certainly on the short list of passionate populaces. What is it that makes these destinations so romantic? The fact that generation after generation of couples flocked to the serene canals and quaint cafes adds to the allure. The nearly overwhelming amount of intimate moments to savor, sharing a gondola, glass of wine or scenic vista, compound the fairy tale-ness of visiting the world’s most romantic cities. So why not Las Vegas? Glitter Gulch is brimming with romance. The following Vegas attractions are ideal for couples traveling in the name of love.

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Topics: Insider, Las Vegas

5 Buildings to See at the Grand Canyon

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 6, 2017 9:57:00 AM

As you’re touring the Grand Canyon, your focus will understandably be on the amazing vistas, but you’ll also want to take time to visit some of the Grand Canyon’s buildings, uniquely designed with direct inspiration from the landscape.

The South Rim is home to buildings designed by Mary Colter, a pioneering chief architect for the Fred Harvey Company. She designed many landmark hotels and lodges. As you’re visiting the South Rim, make sure to view these five buildings designed by the woman known as the “architect of the Southwest”:

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Topics: Grand Canyon

3 Things NOT to Do In Maui

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 3, 2017 9:34:00 AM

Maui is magical, and there is no one best way to experience it. The area has plenty of opportunities to fill those Hawaiian vacation dreams. However, while there are plenty of things to do on this beautiful island, there are also a few key things to not do. Check out this list of definite things not to do in Maui and have the trip of your dreams.

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Topics: Maui

Top Vegas Nightclubs To Visit

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jul 27, 2017 7:12:02 PM

If you’re heading to Vegas, you won’t want to miss the music, excitement and over-the-top sights at the city’s best nightclubs. Each offers a unique experience and has a style and feel all its own.

Check out these top Vegas nightclubs, where the party goes on and on:

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Topics: Las Vegas

3 Tips to Make Your Upcoming Grand Canyon Trip More Enjoyable

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jul 25, 2017 6:41:00 PM

The Grand Canyon most certainly lives up to its name, spanning an incredible 275 miles from end-to-end and towering well over a mile high. For first time visitors, the sheer magnitude of this national wonder and all of its activities can feel a little intimidating. With summer here, you can expect plenty of sunshine and high temperatures no matter where you head out on the trail. But don't let the heat deter you.

Consider the following tips for staying cool and getting the most out of your upcoming Grand Canyon trip:

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See What Our Customers Are Saying

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jul 20, 2017 7:03:00 PM

Our most important concerns at Maverick Helicopters are the safety and satisfaction of our guests. Not only do we continually strive to maintain our status as the safest helicopter tour company but also the most customer-oriented. From the moment customers contact our reservation agents to the moment they’re returned to their hotel via our complimentary shuttle transportation, Maverick Helicopters makes every effort to create a truly memorable experience. Our safety awards speak for themselves, but we’ll let our customers tell you about their experiences. The following quotes were taken directly from Maverick Helicopters’ TripAdvisor pages and edited for clarity.

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Topics: Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Maui

The 30-somethings' Guide to Las Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jul 13, 2017 7:23:00 PM

Regardless of age, Las Vegas is a city sure to bring fun and excitement. That being said, certain activities and adventures cater more to certain age groups. To ensure you're not missing anything your peers rave about, we've come up with a series on the Vegas experience for different age groups. Here, we've compiled a guide to Las Vegas for those in their 30s. At this point in your Vegas career, you’re more likely to be sharing your hotel room with a significant other instead of a half dozen friends. You’re fine with leaving the loud, incessant drone of electronic dance music to the 20-somethings. You’re looking for a little more return than a hangover on your vacation investment, but if you’re being honest, a hangover or two is likely.

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Topics: Insider, Las Vegas

Do’s and Don'ts When Visiting Maui

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jul 11, 2017 8:54:00 PM

Maui has a unique culture that’s welcoming and laid back. If you’re planning a trip to this island paradise, you’ll want to follow the area’s customs and habits to make you feel more like a local and show friendly respect to the residents who are lucky enough to call Maui home.

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Topics: Maui

5 Reasons to Visit the Grand Canyon This Summer

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jul 6, 2017 9:39:00 AM

Did you know the Grand Canyon is listed as one of the seven natural wonders of the world? But unlike many of the other marvels that make up this list, like Mount Everest and the Great Barrier Reef, the Grand Canyon is fairly easy to access. But being easy to get to isn't enough of an argument to visit. Consider these five reasons to plan a stop at the Grand Canyon this summer:

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Topics: Grand Canyon

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