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The Southwest's Greatest Views

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Apr 18, 2017 2:54:00 PM

The American Southwest is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Artists such as photographer Burt Harwood and painters Maxfield Parrish, Georgia O’Keeffe and Fritz Scholder spent their lives immortalizing the vistas, people and cultures of the ever inspirational Southwest. Find your inspiration among these timeless Southwest landscapes.

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Topics: Grand Canyon, Miscellaneous, Valley Of Fire, Las Vegas

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

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

Things to Do at the Valley of Fire

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Feb 21, 2017 3:06:00 PM

The Nevada desert is a place filled with mystery, intrigue and natural wonder. As the oldest state park in Nevada, the Valley of Fire has been welcoming visitors for generations.

The psychedelic sandstone that makes this beautiful place so special has been around since the days the dinosaurs roamed the earth, forming the centerpieces of the park as the world changed and the sand dunes shifted.

Today, this park is filled with picture-perfect photo ops, family vacation spots and memories to last forever.

Here are a few must-hit spots in this Mojave Desert destination:

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Topics: Valley Of Fire

Why the Valley of Fire Should Be on Your Must-see List

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Feb 7, 2017 3:45:00 PM

When planning your next visit to Vegas, the Valley of Fire State Park is a perfect day-trip to add to the itinerary. Not convinced this is the right stop for you? Here are three reasons to change your mind.

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Topics: Valley Of Fire

HeliYoga Launch

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

Practicing yoga postures and the correct breathing exercises assists in self-reflection and makes practitioners healthier in body, mind and spirit. It is an activity that improves muscle tone, flexibility, strength and even stamina. With each breath you take and pose you hold, you are challenging your body. So why not take that challenge to new heights? Now you can take your passion to the edge of the world with HeliYoga hosted by Maverick Helicopters and Silent Savasana.

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Topics: Valley Of Fire

Why is Spring the Perfect Time to Visit the Valley of Fire

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 22, 2016 6:30:00 PM

There are few places with more unique natural features than Nevada's Valley of Fire. Nevada's oldest state park is a true national treasure, filled with amazing landscapes, rock formations and petroglyphs left by the native Anasazi.

Even if you've never been to the Valley of Fire personally, you've probably seen it. The Valley has been used in dozens of TV and film productions, most notably Elvis' "Viva Las Vegas," Burt Lancaster's "The Professionals," and Michael Bay's "Transformers," as well as "Airwolf," "Star Trek Generations," and the original "Total Recall." It's an iconic location, and one of the most striking natural features in the United States.

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Topics: Valley Of Fire

The History of Petroglyphs at the Valley of Fire

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Jun 28, 2015 6:00:00 PM

If you find the lights and noise of Las Vegas a bit overwhelming after a couple of days, take an hour to head northeast of Las Vegas and explore the Valley of Fire State Park. With petrified wood, rock outcroppings, and 3,000 year-old petroglyphs, the Valley of Fire can be as interesting as the Vegas Strip. A visitor center offers explanations and interpretive displays of what life was like in the Nevada desert long before the first tourist ever yelled, "Jackpot!"

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Topics: Valley Of Fire

5 Facts You Didn't Know About the Valley of Fire

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Mar 4, 2015 5:26:00 PM

Just six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles NE of Las Vegas, the Valley of Fire is Nevada’s oldest and biggest state park.  As with any “go to” natural destination, your visit can be more enjoyable by having a fundamental understanding of the location’s history and highlights. Here are a handful of facts you probably didn’t know about the park:

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Topics: Insider, Valley Of Fire

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