Maverick Helicopter's Blog

What Not To Do in Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Apr 6, 2017 7:43:00 AM

Just about anything goes on the Strip, but there are a few things you should avoid to ensure your spring break in Vegas goes over without a hitch. Many of these Vegas no-nos are more like suggestions, but committing some of these actions might just land you in the Clark County Detention Center or worse. We’re here to show you the ropes. Don’t forget to share some of your Vegas advice on our Facebook page!

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Las Vegas Pools with Swim-up Amenities

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Apr 4, 2017 7:05:00 PM

Tropicana first opened its doors in 1957. It wasn’t long before management began to notice that gaming revenue during the hot summer months did not correlate with the uptick in room reservations. They quickly discovered the reason tables were empty was that the property’s immense, tropical paradise-themed pool was just too tempting. In an attempt to beat the desert heat, most of the guests were in the pool, so Tropicana management decided to bring the blackjack tables to the guests. And so the Strip’s first swim-up blackjack table was born.
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13 Ways to be Safe in Las Vegas for Spring Break

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Apr 2, 2017 8:03:00 AM

Las Vegas is one of the top destinations for spring break! You can party, gamble, attend concerts, take a dive into the pool and more. While you’re vacationing in Las Vegas, we want you to be safe. We’ve come up with 13 simple and proactive ways for you to stay safe and enjoy your spring break in Vegas.

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Top 10 Las Vegas Dayclubs

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Apr 1, 2017 5:17:00 PM

If you’re looking for a serene afternoon in a quiet, shady cabana at a Las Vegas pool, look elsewhere. If you’re in the market for scantily-clad co-eds, raucous disc jockeys and all the trappings of spring break in Las Vegas, you’d do well to read on. The Vegas dayclub scene is a lot like its nightclub scene but with more sunshine, chlorine and fruit in your drinks. There’s also a lot less clothing. We’re here to help guide your party efforts and ranked the top dayclubs in Las Vegas. In other words, we’ve done the legwork, so you can show off your legs.

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Topics: Las Vegas

April 2017 Events in Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 30, 2017 7:00:00 AM

If you're lucky enough to be visiting Las Vegas in April, you'll have your choice of exciting events to attend. From music to magic and everything you can imagine (and probably some things you haven't thought of!), Vegas has it all.

The following is a sampling of April events to check out on your visit to Vegas:

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Topics: Las Vegas

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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