North Las Vegas, Nevada

One of the largest and fastest-growing cities in, Nevada, North Las Vegas is a unique blend of desert valleys, panoramic vistas and dynamic development. Many people are surprised to learn that the city is actually separate from Las Vegas, with attractions and appeal all its own. And while it may not boast the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, visitors will find no shortage of gaming venues in North Las Vegas, including the impressive and recently constructed Cannery Casino and Hotel. The city is home to, Nevada’s only NASCAR venue, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and Nellis Air Force Base, which includes the Weapons Museum, one of the best-kept tourism secrets in the state and a must-see for military buffs. Visitors to North Las Vegas also can amuse themselves at one of its many museums, parks or impressive golf courses.

The city of North Las Vegas is situated at the northern edge of the Las Vegas Valley, where recreational pursuits including hiking, biking, skiing, fishing, sightseeing and camping are only minutes away. Visitors to the booming city will find nearby attractions such as Lake Mead, with more than 500 miles of shoreline, as well as 11,915-foot-tall Charleston Peak. A quick 30-minute drive to the mountains is the ticket to skiing at Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort, hiking, camping and picnicking.

The city also is known for its festive events, including Taste & Tunes, a celebration of culture, heritage and music in the form of cooking demonstrations, concerts, dancing, boxing—even a salsa contest! Also, at various parks throughout the city, Movie Madness offers free flicks under the stars on a giant mobile movie screen. Want to be entertained by day? Catch the annual BalloonaPalooza.

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North Las Vegas, NV

The North Las Vegas Golf Course is truly affordable, enjoyable golf at its best. The traditional, no-surprise layout offers an abundance of well-established trees, small greens and gently rolling hills, so walking the course is a pleasure. The mature, well-maintained course is ideal for beginners, seniors and the casual player, none of who will be intimidated by extreme difficulty or length. The North Las Vegas Golf Course stretches 1,086 yards from the back tees for a par of 27 with nine holes, and the well-paced course encourages a second round.

North Las Vegas, NV

Masterfully designed by Scottsdale-based Gary Panks Associates, Aliante Golf Club was created with the fundamental goal of providing a truly enjoyable golfing experience for players of all levels. And according to VegasGolfer Magazine, who chose Aliante as its “Best New Course in Las Vegas,” when it opened in 2003, that goal was not only met, but far exceeded.

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With its great location, comfortable accommodations and reasonable rates, The Inn at Nellis is an excellent and affordable way to enjoy Las Vegas. Guests will enjoy amenities including complimentary breakfast, a pool, restaurant, bar and lounge, wireless Internet and much more.

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Enjoy luxury rooms at affordable rates at Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel. Guests will find 200 newly remodeled rooms and on-site amenities including award-winning restaurants, a bowling center, movie theaters, bars and lounges, gaming and much more.

North Las Vegas, NV

Open exclusively to guests of Las Vegas’ MGM Mirage properties, the Shadow Creek Golf Club is a Tom Fazio-designed masterpiece that is truly first-class golf at its finest. No detail has been left unplanned, right up to the imported wildlife such as Australian wallabies and exotic birds, and even the natural lighting. Fazio arranged all 18 holes in such a way that they lay perpendicular to both the morning and afternoon sunlight, creating natural shadows that accentuate the inherent beauty of the par-72 course.