Las Vegas Living - Places - Sites - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Places such as parks, buildings, public gardens and zoos, notable buildings, libraries, interesting places; see also the listings for Casinos, Venues, Museums, Neighborhoods, Dining, and Housing; see Activities for cultural centers
  • Arts Factory: Arts complex; collection of artists, architects, photographers, graphic designers, and galleries
  • Buildings: Emporis coverage of Las Vegas buildings; Skycrapers, architecture, buildings, real estate, and construction news; from Emporis databases on buildings and the real-estate industry
  • CVB: Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
  • Ethel M: Chocolates; Chocolate Factory and 1 hectare Botanical Cactus Garden; Henderson
  • Fashion Show: Mall; over 250 shops including Saks Fifth Avenue, Dillard's, Neiman Marcus, Robinsons-May, Nordstrom, and Bloomingdale's Home
  • Hoover Dam: Dam on the Colorado River; 50 km southeast from downtown; US Department of the Interior
  • Lake Mead: Lake Mead National Recreation Area; 48 km southeast of Las Vegas; Lake Mead, at 640 sq km, is the largest man-made lake and reservoir in the US and is formed by Hoover Dam on the Colorado River; ecosystem is blend of the Mojave, the Great Basin, and the Sonoran Desert; National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management
  • Libraries List: List of area libraries; provided by Libweb; gives link to official Web site and information link; includes academic, public, and special libraries
  • Library CC: Las Vegas-Clark County Library District
  • Mt Charleston: Spring Mountains National Recreation Area; about 30 minutes from downtown Las Vegas; Middle Kyle Canyon, Mount Charleston Peak (3,633 meters), Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort, campgrounds, picnic areas, and trails; formerly called Charleston Forest Reserve in 1906; part of Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest (2.5 megahectare forest throughout NV and CA)
  • Neonopolis: Entertainment complex on Fremont St; restaurants, shops, movies
  • Old Mormon Ft: Old Vegas Mormon State Historic Park; Mormon settlers made a fort here in 1855; downtown Las Vegas at Las Vegas Boulevard and Washington Avenue
  • Parks Co: Clark County Parks and Recreation
  • Red Rock: Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area; 20 km west of Las Vegas; 800 km2 in the Mojave Desert; red sandstone peaks; Bureau of Land Management
  • Springs Preserve: 180 hectares west of downtown Las Vegas; formerly known as Big Springs; museums, gardens, trails, restored structures
  • Vegas T&T: Vegas Today and Tomorrow; news, maps, plans, renderings of resort, condo and other projects; also maps, interesting facts, and a very useful "Who owns What" map
  • Zoo: Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park; 1.2 hectares; over 150 species
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