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70 Things to Cross Off Your Las Vegas Bucket List

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Apr 15, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Even some Las Vegas residents have not crossed off all the items on this Vegas bucket list. Take pride in knowing you will have a different experience every time you visit and know that there will always be something new for you to try. Check out these top things to do in Las Vegas. Have fun, be safe and get to work!

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Topics: Grand Canyon, Valley Of Fire, Las Vegas, Hoover Dam

Beyond the Vase: See for Yourself How Spring Wildflowers Ignite the Grand Canyon in a Flurry of Color

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Apr 13, 2017 8:40:00 AM

In spring, the Grand Canyon is ablaze in a dazzling array of colors, making a Maverick Helicopter tour even more breathtaking than usual.

The Grand Canyon is home to nearly 700 species of wildflowers, so named because they grow in a natural habitat and were neither planted nor cultivated by people.

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25 Travel Quotes To Inspire

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Apr 8, 2017 4:13:00 PM

Traveling is one of the most rewarding aspects of life. Check out some of these travel quotes that are sure to inspire your next adventure.

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Topics: Grand Canyon, Valley Of Fire, Las Vegas, Maui, Hoover Dam

Dining 4,000 Feet High: Sa’ Nya-Wa’ Grand Canyon Skywalk Restaurant Set to Open

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Feb 28, 2017 5:37:00 PM

The Grand Canyon has long been known as a can't-miss destination for people visiting Las Vegas. In 2007, high above the river bed below, the Skywalk was erected to give guests an experience unlike anything else in this world. Soon, this incredible tourist attraction will be joined by an establishment sure to wow.

Sa’ Nya-Wa’ will be the first and only restaurant offering one-of-a-kind panoramic views of the Grand Canyon from 4,000 feet above the river bed. Owned by the local Hualapai Indian Tribe, this Grand Canyon Skywalk restaurant aims to share its history, culture and tourism offerings with guests.

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3 Tips for Camping at the Grand Canyon

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jan 24, 2017 2:35:00 PM

People from every corner of the world travel to the Grand Canyon. Its impressive vistas and stunning flora and fauna make it one of the most magnificent attractions in the country. One of the ways to experience this allure is by camping. The region boasts beautiful campsites, where you can appreciate the evening sounds and capture the dazzling canyon colors that only happen at sunset and sunrise. But to enjoy the best, you'll want to first check out these three tips for camping at the Grand Canyon:

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Natural Wonders Near the Grand Canyon

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jan 19, 2017 10:15:00 AM

The Grand Canyon has definitely earned its distinction as one of the seven natural wonders of the world, but it’s not the only sight worth seeing in the area. If you’re planning a visit to the Grand Canyon and want to see additional natural wonders, there are several nearby that are also spectacular destinations.

In addition to the Grand Canyon, these sites are also well worth your time:

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How to Make the Most Out of a Short Grand Canyon Trip

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jan 3, 2017 6:15:00 PM

One of the words most often used to describe the Grand Canyon is 'overwhelming.' We certainly agree. The sheer scale and intricate curves, depths and colors of this fantastic geological wonder can render just about anyone speechless. It can also make deciding how to optimize a short trip overwhelming in and of itself. Too many visitors only drive around the South Rim, take a photo or two and drive away. With a park so vast, we understand it's nearly impossible to experience all of it during a half-day or day trip.

That's why we'll help you craft a plan. Consider the following tips and ideas for getting the most out of even the shortest Grand Canyon adventure:

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Topics: Grand Canyon

Wind Dancer Tour Review

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Dec 18, 2016 6:45:00 PM

There’s no better way to view the magnificence of the Grand Canyon than by helicopter. Our popular Wind Dancer tour not only offers breathtaking panoramic views from above, but our expert pilots also land in Hualapai Indian Territory, allowing guests to explore the beauty hidden below the canyon rim.

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Topics: Insider, Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon: Fact or Fiction

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Oct 20, 2016 6:30:00 PM

With its awe-inspiring views, winding Colorado River and plethora of recreational opportunities, it's easy to see why the Grand Canyon is one of the most visited natural wonders in the world. But how well do you really know this National Park? Here's a look at some of the Grand Canyon's interesting facts and the truths behind prevailing misconceptions:

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Colors of the Grand Canyon

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Oct 6, 2016 7:15:00 PM

Painter Thomas Moran said, "Its beautiful tints were beyond the reach of human art." And it’s true – only nature could give birth to such beauty. Erosion caused by winds, rains and the amazing power of the Colorado River created the gorgeous views and exposed the magnificent caves of the Grand Canyon people love to visit today. Most who come use the terms "stupendous", "incredible" and "breathtaking" to describe it, but no single word truly captures this natural world wonder. For many, the canyon’s most stunning feature is the ever-changing colors as light plays off the rocks and clouds. The shifts are endless and the sunrises, sunsets and dramatic storms add otherworldly dimensions to the landscape.

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Topics: Grand Canyon

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