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Las Vegas Hotels Win Big in US News Ranking

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Feb 25, 2017 4:17:00 PM

Selecting a hotel from the vast number of offerings in Las Vegas has never been easy. But it just may have become even more challenging now that U.S. News and World Report has declared our city home to more top-tier hotels than any other place in the United States, next to New York City.
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Topics: Las Vegas

The Mystery of the Hoover Dam Updraft

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Feb 16, 2017 7:09:00 AM


If you decide to take a tour of the Hoover Dam, don’t be surprised to see people pouring water over the side of this engineering marvel. The would-be Bill Nye’s are replicating a quirky “science” experiment first brought to us by Instagram user Leslie Hutchings, @leslieh138, last year. The Hoover Dam visitor discovered that water poured over the dam’s face flows up, seemingly defying gravity.

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Topics: Las Vegas, Hoover Dam

Ideas for Celebrating a Birthday in Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Feb 14, 2017 1:15:00 PM

If you’re celebrating a birthday in Vegas, you’re sure to have a great time since our town is known for its 24-hour party atmosphere. There’s a huge variety of activities to choose from, so we’ve narrowed it down to a few of the best ideas for celebrating a birthday in Las Vegas:

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Topics: Las Vegas

Valentine's Day in Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Feb 2, 2017 11:23:00 AM

Spending Valentine's Day in Las Vegas is something special. Whether you are sharing your first Valentine's Day together or creating a new tradition, Vegas is the perfect destination for lovers.

With so much to choose from, it is easy to become overwhelmed when making plans for the special day. Here are several ideas to help you create the perfect romantic getaway.

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Topics: Las Vegas

February Events in Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jan 31, 2017 1:26:00 PM

Las Vegas is a city full of excitement and fun with no shortage of happenings and activities in which to enjoy. Make note of the following events taking place this February, and get ready to have the time of your life during your stay in Vegas.

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Topics: Las Vegas

10 Signs She's Ready for You to Propose

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jan 28, 2017 10:25:00 AM

Planning to ask the one you love for her hand in marriage is easily one of the most nerve-racking experiences. The easiest way to alleviate the nerves is to take a beat … and remember that you are ready to spend the rest of your life with this person, and she feels the same way. Wait? She feels the same way, right? To know for sure, we offer 10 signs that she’s ready for you to propose.

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Topics: Wedding, Las Vegas

Las Vegas Parking Part 2

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jan 26, 2017 10:20:00 AM

Every new year brings new changes, and 2017 promises to bring many; a new president, the first human head transplant (yes, it’s true) and the end of free parking in Las Vegas…for the most part, anyway. While it may not be as painful as a head transplant, paying to park in Vegas will give some visitors quite a headache.

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Topics: Las Vegas

Las Vegas With the Kids: Adventures, Sharks and M&M's!

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jan 12, 2017 6:15:00 PM

Las Vegas may have been originally built as a playground for adults, but today, it’s a favorite family vacation destination with tons of fun available for kids of all ages. No matter the type of activities your kids love, Vegas has something for everyone. You'll have a blast exploring kid-friendly places. Here are a few of our favorite recommendations.

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Topics: Las Vegas

Family-friendly Restaurants in Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jan 5, 2017 6:45:00 PM

Vegas may be celebrated for its fine dining establishments, but there are plenty of options for the entire family. The good news is that the kid-friendly restaurants can appeal to adults, too. Friendly servers, options for picky eaters and a casual atmosphere can be found throughout the city. Check out these great Las Vegas eateries, perfect for those times the kids are in tow.

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Topics: Las Vegas

New Foodie Tour!

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Dec 29, 2016 7:00:00 PM

This is no heavyweight championship bout, but it is Las Vegas, so it's easy to imagine the face-off. In one corner, you have the city's preeminent helicopter tour company, Maverick Helicopters, offering the most exhilarating tours of the Strip in luxurious "limousines in the sky." In the other corner, you have the Lip Smacking Foodie Tour company, offering visits to some of the city's most renowned restaurants, sparing visitors the hassle of making reservations and waiting in line. Fortunately, the two companies’ new joint tour means you won’t have to pick just one of these world-class experiences during your Vegas vacation.

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Topics: Insider, Las Vegas

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