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What to Expect When Taking Your Children on a Maverick Helicopters Tour

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 27, 2017 7:38:00 AM

Parents know that traveling with young children requires plenty of foresight and planning. It’s important to know what to expect at the outset and adjust accordingly. When your children are happy, the whole family—and the rest of the tour group—are happy. From must-bring items to suggested tours, we’re here to help you plan out the perfect helicopter tour for your family. Read on for helpful tips you need to know when bringing your little one aboard a Maverick Helicopter tour.
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Topics: Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Hoover Dam

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 by Age Groups

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 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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Topics: Grand Canyon

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

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

Doing Vegas Solo

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jun 13, 2017 6:37:27 PM

Just because you’re traveling to Las Vegas for a convention alone, doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Doing Vegas solo is one of the best ways to explore this world class city. We’ve got some fun activities perfect for the stag Vegas vacationer. You are a wolf pack of one!

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Topics: Grand Canyon, Las Vegas

More Frequently Asked Wedding Questions

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jun 11, 2017 6:43:00 PM

Thanks to Maverick Helicopters’ all-inclusive wedding packages, you can have the Las Vegas wedding of your dreams without the stress that comes with planning a destination wedding. Our in-house wedding coordinator is here to take care of all the details. Just about the only thing you need to do is make sure uncle Harold catches his flight. For more information on our Las Vegas wedding packages, contact our wedding planner today. We’ll pick up where we left off with our previous post and continue to answer some frequently asked questions about weddings with Maverick.

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Topics: Grand Canyon, Wedding, Valley Of Fire

Let Maverick Helicopters Deliver Your Dream Wedding

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jun 8, 2017 6:48:00 PM

Planning a destination wedding can be a real hassle, but Maverick Helicopters’ all-inclusive wedding packages allow you to focus on the important things. Our in-house wedding coordinator is here to take care of all the details, making your destination wedding planning a breeze. For more information on our Las Vegas wedding packages, contact our wedding planner today and read on for answers to some frequently asked questions.
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Topics: Grand Canyon, Wedding, Las Vegas

Historic Highway 89: The West's Most Scenic Road

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on May 21, 2017 9:16:52 AM

Are you in need of a journey? Are you longing to trade in that desk chair and computer monitor for a driver's seat and a ribbon of highway? It's almost summer, and almost time for to once again take part in the great American tradition of the road trip. The West's most scenic stretch of road, U.S. Route 89, offers an amazing voyage that will feed your need to take to the open road.

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Topics: Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Hoover Dam

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