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March
9

Las Vegas Spring Break for Kids

Las Vegas is known for many things, but never forget that family-friendly fun is near the top of the list! Our real estate agents are here to help you find the best options around.

It'll be Spring Break before you know it. Kids and teens will be looking for something to do, and it's prime family bonding time in the Las Vegas area.

Go exploring around Las Vegas, and you're sure to find exciting attractions for kids of all ages. No matter what they're interested in, you can take them someplace truly special.

We recommend these top-ranked local sights:

  1. Bellagio Conservatory – 3600 South Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
    The Bellagio Conservatory isn't far from great Las Vegas homes for sale. It blends excitement with an educational experience. Kids get to witness the 14,000-square foot Botanical Gardens alive with the richness and beauty of nature. Spring brings breathtaking colors and all-new seasonal displays to the Botanical Gardens, which are maintained by a staff of 120.

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February
10

Dog Friendly Las Vegas

National Love Your Pet Day is coming up on February 20th! Of course, if you're an animal lover, you know every day is "love your pet day," but that doesn't mean we can't still celebrate the occasion. Our real estate agents are thrilled to share some of their favorite pet-friendly hangouts in the Las Vegas area this season. 

  1. Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar - 6509 Las Vegas Blvd., South Las Vegas, NV 89119
    You'd have a hard time finding a more pet-friendly eatery than Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar. It's a casual bar and restaurant known not only for its classic American fare but also for its wide-ranging dog menu. You and Fido will enjoy the spacious outdoor patio as you each dine on your human food and pup food. Dogs even get their own menu for them to enjoy hamburger patties, chicken with brown rice, and other canine classics. 
  2. Grape Vine Cafe - 7501 W Lake Mead Blvd. #120, Las Vegas, NV 89128
    Offering California bistro-style cuisine with a healthy dash of Italian and Mediterranean influences, Grape Vine Cafe is a great place to enjoy a meal with the whole family. Of course, that includes the four-legged members of the family! Grape Vine offers a huge outdoor patio where pets are welcome, with a high ceiling, so you get the feeling of being in the outdoors, along with plenty of protection from rain and sun. 

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February
3

Dam Short Film Festival

Ever find yourself growing tired of the prequels, sequels, and remakes filling today's cookie-cutter multiplexes? Rediscover the joy of movies at the 16th annual Dam Short Film Festival, taking place February 13-16 just minutes from Boulder City homes for sale.

History of the Film Festival

Users of FilmFreeway, a festival submission platform, rate the Dam Short Film Festival in the top 1.5 percent of more than 7,000 film festivals and contests worldwide. The largest film festival in Nevada is also one of the most popular cultural events in the state.

The festival's roots date back to 2003 when Lee and Anita Lanier formed a non-profit organization devoted to sharing their love of short films. Over the previous 15 years, the pair had worked in film production and computer animation while directing half a dozen of their short films.

In 2005, the festival made its official debut with screenings at the American Legion Hall. As the festival's scope expanded, it moved to the historic Boulder Theatre in 2008. John LaBonney served as festival director from 2012 to 2019, and under his stewardship, the festival began attracting sell-out crowds.

The Boulder Theatre

The background of the Boulder Theatre is a worthy topic for its own short film. Built-in 1931, the 400-seat theatre was at one time the only air-conditioned building in the Boulder City area. Legend has it that laborers working on Hoover Dam would splurge on a 25-cent ticket to escape the blistering heat for a couple of hours.

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January
20

Bakeries in Las Vegas

Calling all chocoholics — National Chocolate Cake Day is Monday, January 27th! Are you ready to dig into a moist, decadent, savory piece of chocolatey goodness? Then our real estate agents encourage you to visit one of the best bakeries in Las Vegas for Chocolate Cake Day!

  1. Retro Bakery — 7785 N. Durango Dr. #130, Las Vegas, NV 89131
    "It's all about the buttercream" at Retro Bakery! This delicious destination in the northwest part of the city specializes in cupcakes, cookies, and cakes. You can order a standard cake in 6, 8, or 9 inches within 24 hours of pickup, or you can give them a call a week before National Chocolate Cake Day for a custom order. If you're not looking for a chocolate cake, nearly all of their cupcake flavors can be made into a four-layer round cake with buttercream filling. Flavors include glazed donut, sour patch vanilla, cookie dough, confetti cake, carrot cake, cookies and cream, horchata, and maple bacon vanilla.

  2. Cake World — 220 N. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89101
    Welcome yourself to fabulous Cake World! Embrace yourself in the tantalizing smells of this family-owned bakery. Give them a call and let them tempt you with their seventeen different cake flavors, including red, blue or pink velvet, tres leches, champagne, coconut, marble, and of course, chocolate!

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January
6

Las Vegas Hobbies

There's always something new and exciting to try in Las Vegas, and with a fresh calendar year about to begin, our real estate agents are excited about all the possibilities it brings. If you're looking for your next adventure in Las Vegas, be sure to check out one of these fun and exciting new hobbies in 2020!

  1. The Pilates Studio Las Vegas - 9540 W Flamingo Rd #140&145, Las Vegas, NV 89147
    If one of your New Year's resolutions is to get in shape, Pilates Studio Las Vegas is a great place to do it. Fitness here is more than just a workout; it's a lifestyle. And with amazing Pilates instructors and the most modern equipment, this studio offers some of the most fun, challenging, and restorative classes around. Plus, with a location mere minutes from these Las Vegas homes for sale

  2. Las Vegas Modern Kung Fu - 4050 Vanessa Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89103
    Learning Kung Fu is a challenge, but if you're up for it, there's no better place to learn than Las Vegas Modern Kung Fu. Founded by World Champion of Wushu Kung Fu Zengjiao "JJ" Jian, this modern Kung Fu training center has amazing coaches to provide the skills you need to become a master of Kung Fu, contortion or gymnastics. 

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October
28

Las Vegas Breweries

Fall is one of the most popular seasons in Las Vegas. The cooler weather provides the perfect opportunity to leave the house and enjoy the sights and sounds of the city. If the summer sun has left you parched, our real estate agents recommend these fabulous breweries where you can get some of the finest fall brews in Nevada.  

  • Banger Brewing  - 450 Fremont St, Suite 135, Las Vegas, NV 89101
    Banger Brewing does a bang-up job of brewing beers throughout the year. Even so, the fall is when their brews hit their stride. Their brewmasters have mastered the art of putting together the best flights in town. Come thirsty because you are going to want to try them all before the night is done.       

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August
5

Air Balloon Companies in Las Vegas - Wardley Real Estate

A hot air balloon ride is an amazing way to get a birds-eye view of Las Vegas and the stunning natural wonders that surround it. There are plenty of different types of scenic tours available. Celebrating a marriage, birthday, anniversary, or another special occasion with a hot air balloon ride is a unique experience you and your loved ones will treasure. Or if you want a break from checking out Las Vegas homes for sale for an adventure, our real estate agents give you the scoop on some of the most popular hot air balloon operators.

  1. Vegas Balloon Rides, 4390 Polaris Ave., Las Vegas
    Vegas Balloon Rides is one of the world's largest operators of commercial hot air balloons and offers several bundles that deliver a magical experience. Their Signature Champagne Flight is a spectacular way to start the day and enjoy full views of Vegas from the air. Balloons, Boats & Brunch takes you over the pristine waters of Lake Las Vegas with views of Lake Mead Park and the mountains that surround the valley. When you land, you'll enjoy a smooth champagne brunch cruise.

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July
8

Las Vegas Horseback Riding Tours - Wardley Real Estate

Yeehaw! July 15th is National I Love Horses Day, and our real estate agents can't wait to slide back into the saddle for a day of riding! Horses are such lively, lovely creatures. These animals are quite caring and compassionate, leaving many riders with a happy memory that they keep close to their hearts. Las Vegas homes for sale are surrounded by miles of riding trails that will show you some of the best views of Nevada you can only get on horseback. Join us for a relaxing day on the ranch with one of these fantastic horseback riding tours.

  1. Cowboy Trail Rides, Inc. – 4053 Fossil Ridge Road, Las Vegas, NV 89161
    Have you dreamed of living the cowboy life? Then saddle up for a day of fun with Cowboy Trail Rides. They host five exceptional trail rides that are perfect for all ages. Most of the rides last less than two hours, making it ideal for families with younger children who may not enjoy the desert heat. Go on a sunset ride after a western barbeque or wake up early for a gentle jaunt into the canyons.  

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June
17

Dig This Las Vegas - Wardley Real Estate

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sit at the controls of a piece of heavy machinery, and have the power to move thousands of pounds of earth at your fingertips? Or perhaps you've driven past a major construction project and desired the experience of reshaping the world around you.

Dig This Las Vegas, a heavy machinery playground, presents a truly unique opportunity to experience the power of heavy machinery first-hand. The experience is available to everyone ages 3 and up, with unique programs for kids, adults, and everyone in between. Our real estate agents have the details on what it's like to visit Dig This Las Vegas and operate heavy machinery with the Vegas skyline as your backdrop.

Experience the Power of Heavy Machinery First-Hand

The Destination: Dig This Las Vegas 

Location: 800 W. Roban Ave., Las Vegas 89044

  • Dig in the Dirt to Your Heart's Content
    Las Vegas homes for sale make it easy to enjoy unique experiences that you won't find anywhere else. If you've ever wondered what it would be like to operate heavy machinery, this is your chance to find out. Dig This Las Vegas offers a variety of experiences, centered around the excavator and bulldozer, with fun activities that allow you to explore the power of each machine. You'll get to participate in activities like digging huge trenches, building large mounds, moving massive tires, and even playing "bucket basketball" with heavy machinery. Instructors will teach you the ropes of how to handle the machinery, and provide support throughout your experience.

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June
3

Father's Day Destinations Las Vegas-Wardley Real Estate

While they don't usually get the spotlight, families are plentiful in the Las Vegas area. If you've been looking at Las Vegas homes for sale, you'll want to learn more about what it's like actually living day-to-day with your family in the Vegas area. 

Exploring some of the fun things to do on and off the Strip is a great way to show the important Dads in your life just how much you care. Need some inspiration? Our real estate agents have created a list of their favorite places to treat Dad on his special day. 

  1. Exotics Racing: Las Vegas Motor Speedway 7065 Speedway Blvd., Las Vegas
    If your Dad is the kind of guy who has a need for speed, he'll love the best-rated and world's largest supercar driving experience at Exotics Racing. Here he can choose from 50 exotic cars including Lamborghini, Ferrari, and McLaren, or hop into one of the 25 racecars or 25 go-karts and race around the track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. There are a variety of packages available, and this is an adventure he's guaranteed to never forget.

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May
20

Las Vegas Steakhouses-Wardley Real Estate

If you love steak, seafood, fine dining, and great drinks, then there's truly no place like Las Vegas to call home. But if you're in the mood for steak, where do you start? Each of the many steakhouses located throughout the city has its own menu, atmosphere, and specialties. While there are many great options to choose from, only a few make the cut as the best of the best. Our real estate agents know Las Vegas dining, and we've got six great spots where you can sink your teeth into a delicious steak in the Vegas area.

Las Vegas Area Steakhouses

  1. Center Cut Steakhouse – 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas 89109
    Start your journey through the Las Vegas steakhouse scene with a trip to Center Cut Steakhouse, located at Flamingo. Center Cut is known for its casual but upscale atmosphere, diverse menu, and traditional steakhouse favorites. This is a great place to stop after work, with a fun, affordable happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every day of the week.

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May
6

Boulder City Antique Shops-Wardley Real Estate

Boulder City is rich with history. Antique stores in the area not only offer a wide array of beautiful and historical treasures, many of their shop owners can also tell you the stories that go with them.

If you're checking out Boulder City homes for sale, taking a quick detour to visit these distinctive spots will give you a feel for just how welcoming and unique the vibe is here. These fun shops are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the attractions and amenities Boulder City offers, and our real estate agents can show you much more. You may find the perfect piece for your new home!

  1. Sherman's House of Antiques - 1228 Arizona St., Boulder City
    From vintage toys, clothes, and jewelry to classic furniture restored by the owner, Sherman's House of Antiques is a can't-miss spot on your journey. It's pretty apparent that the husband-and-wife team who own this cool store love what they do. Rooms full of vintage treasures and music that sets just the right mood will make you feel like you've stepped back in time.

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April
22

Las Vegas Speakeasy Cocktail Bars-Wardley Real Estate

Prohibition ended in 1933, but speakeasies are roaring back to life in recent years, and Las Vegas is certainly no exception. In fact, Sin City—where saloons with lax rules got raided on the regular, even in the middle of that federal ban—just might be the most fitting place to grab an undercover cocktail in a swanky, secretive locale. Our real estate agents know all about scouting little-known properties before others catch wind of them. We also have fun finding a different kind of venue: a bar that's so discreet, it has no curb appeal—or curb—at all.

Do you want to escape to some speakeasies during your search for Las Vegas homes for sale? Start with one of these five hidden bars, perfect for pleasing your taste buds and satiating your sense of adventure all at once:

  1. The Laundry Room - 525 Fremont St.
    Want to work for your custom cocktails? The Laundry Room is a reservation-only backroom of a different Freemont Street hotspot (Commonwealth Bar and Club). To taste one of their lovingly curated cocktails, you have to text a secret number for permission and adhere to some pretty strict rules. One of them is no photography, so you'll have to find out for yourself what it's like to wash away your worries at The Laundry Room.

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April
8

Las Vegas Record Shops-Wardley Real Estate

There's something special about the way your favorite songs sound on vinyl. If you enjoy the richness of the rhythm and the tenor of the tone like our real estate agents do, then April 13th is one day you'll want to mark on your calendar. That's the day music fans around the world pull out their vinyl and celebrate National Record Store Day.

When you can't find it on Amazon, and you get tired of rummaging through eBay, there's a better than even chance that these Las Vegas area record stores have the vinyl classics you want to add to your collection.

  • Record City - 300 E. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV, 89104
    Long recognized as one of the largest record stores in Las Vegas, Record City has an impressive selection of hit records that spans across generations. You'll find everything from classic country to hard rock on the shelves of this well-stocked store.

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March
18

Boulder City Beerfest-Wardley Real Estate

One of the things our real estate agents love most about living in the Las Vegas area is that there's always something to do. It's a rare day that there isn't a festival, party or celebration of some kind going on, and this spring is shaping up to be no exception. Every year, Boulder City Beerfest is one of the events we look forward to the most.

The annual Boulder City Beerfest hits town at the end of March, and it's one of the year's best opportunities to sample some great food, live music and, of course, plenty of beer. If you're in the neighborhood looking at Las Vegas homes for sale, be sure to set aside a little time to enjoy the festivities!

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February
4

Las Vegas Yoga Studios-Wardley Real Estate

While Sin City is known as a top vacation destination with endless entertainment options, it's also a great place for residents to live and work. Take a step away from the Vegas strip, and you'll find family-friendly neighborhoods with plenty of options for outdoor activities, shopping, dining, and staying fit.

Whether you've been busy looking at Las Vegas homes for sale or you're just getting to know your new neighborhood, you'll eventually want to take a break and find some peace. Paying a visit to one of these six popular local yoga studios is a great way to escape the chaos and find your center.    

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January
21

Super Bowl - Wardley Real Estate

Football's annual AFC-NFC matchup is the biggest event of the year in the world of sports. And, if like most people, you aren't able to make it to Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium to witness the spectacle in person, you're probably on the lookout for the perfect place to catch the Big Game. 

Whether you require the biggest screen, the best pre-game snacks, the widest drink selection or just the right atmosphere for you and your friends to hang out on Game Day, our real estate agents agree that Las Vegas delivers. So when February 3rd rolls around, make your way to one of these Las Vegas hot spots to watch the game in style. 

  1. Hard Rock Cafe - 3771 Las Vegas Blvd. S
    The annual Big Game Watch Party at the Hard Rock Cafe is legendary for being one of the biggest parties of the year at one of the best venues in town. The Hard Rock Cafe offers three floors of action spanning 42,000 square feet, including state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment. It's the next best thing to watching the game in person. Get your tickets in advance to get a guaranteed seat on Game Day, along with access to a five-hour premium open bar and food stations packed with all your favorites. 

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January
7

Las Vegas Gyms - Wardley Real Estate

Have you been working hard to stick to your New Year's resolution this year? If your resolution centered around fitness, then you're in great shape to keep making progress in Las Vegas throughout the rest of the year. All around the Las Vegas area, you'll find a collection of gyms, fitness centers, and exercise facilities catering to people of all fitness and experience levels. Our real estate agents have the details on seven of the best places to stick to your New Year's fitness resolutions in Las Vegas this year.

Stick to Your Resolution at 7 Great Las Vegas Gyms

  1. Real Results Fitness – 1201 S Commerce St., Las Vegas, NV 89102
    Real Results Fitness is so much more than just a gym – it's a place where you can be inspired by the sense of community, with plenty of help available for achieving your fitness goals. Work with an experienced fitness coach, enjoy challenging, uplifting exercise classes, and learn more about healthy eating with the Real 90 food program.

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