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Part of Nevada’s Rich History Best Seen from the Sky

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Sep 2, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The creation of an entertainment mecca in the middle of a desert is one of Nevada’s most well-known bits of history. But the birth of Las Vegas isn’t the only landmark worthy of seeing. Travel just a few miles outside the city limits and you’ll find even more rich history to experience. But the very best way to take all of this in is from a bird’s-eye view in the sky.

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Topics: Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon

Maverick Wedding Showcase: Jed & Rachel Snow

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Nov 26, 2017 8:34:00 AM

For some people, love grows slowly over time. For others, Cupid's arrow strikes hard and leaves an indelible mark. Recent newlyweds Rachel and Jed Snow know what it's like to make this kind of powerful connection. They met one fateful evening while dining out with friends. Although they had never seen each other before and lived two hours apart, things clicked from the moment they met. About three months into their relationship, Rachel went on a family vacation. During her trip, both Rachel and Jed missed each other terribly. The overwhelming joy both felt upon Rachel's return caused them to realize they had truly found their other half, believing it was kismet.

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Topics: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Wedding

So You Want to Visit the Western United States

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Nov 9, 2017 11:34:26 AM

Exploring the Western United States for the first time is an incredible experience. The wide open spaces, unfathomable colors, the many unique cultures and people all come together to create a vibrant patchwork of American life. It is a region that inspired some of the country's greatest artists and thinkers and served as the setting of some of America's greatest achievements. To explore the West is to explore the spirit of the United States, and Maverick Helicopters is here to connect you to the region's most treasured sites. Go west, young man.

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Topics: Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam, Las Vegas

Top Tours for Las Vegas Convention Goers

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Oct 24, 2017 4:21:39 PM

Visitors to Las Vegas in town for a convention tend to have little free time to enjoy the sights and attractions in the entertainment capital of the world. Add in the fact that the average convention goer in Las Vegas walks nearly 4 miles per day, and the prospects of squeezing in some Vegas sightseeing quickly start to diminish. Maverick Helicopters is here to help you out. Check out these helicopter tours that help you pack the most sightseeing into your Vegas business trip with minimal effort. As they say, all work and no play …
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Topics: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam

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: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam

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: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam

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

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

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

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