Comfort Inn & Suites
475 Marks Street
Henderson, NV 89014
Phone: (702) 387-6500
Fax: (702) 387-6520
Every third Saturday of the month, Joseph James Brewing Company opens its doors and allows beer fans to take a tour of the brewery. You'll get to ask staff questions about the brewing process and you'll receive a sampling glass to take home with you. Sample nine varieties of delicious brews and stay after the tour to enjoy even more refreshing beverages. Call or email to confirm the tour times and reservations.
This breath taking beauty of the botanical gardens called the Ethel M Botanical Cactus Gardens is spread over 3 acres of land. Known as one of the nicest places in Vegas, the garden offers a variety of cacti that is beautifully landscaped. Comprising of the names of cacti one must have never seen or heard of, the garden is Nevada's largest garden and consists as one of the world's largest collections. Featuring 15,000 cubic yards of special soil filled in to help a better growth, it also provides the best view of the garden to the visitors.
Located just a few feet from the Las Vegas Bowl, the Silverbowl Park is the ideal spot to head for if you like the outdoors. Spread over 96 acres (38.8 hectares), the park comprises two softball diamonds as well as walking paths. Head here for an evening stroll, or take the whole family out for some good fun outdoors, catching a softball match or two, or, perhaps, a for picnic together. The park is also the venue for several community events like the Renaissance Festival. Call to know more.
Open for dusk to dawn for most of the year, the Dog Fancier's Park is one of the few places where dog lovers can let their furry friends frolic freely without the need to be leashed. While owners are advised to exercise caution, control their pets and clean up after them, the atmosphere is friendly and charged as it's mostly dog enthusiasts who throng this area, and are understandably more understanding of the dogs antics than regular folks are. Dog shows are regular happenings too.
Imagine a park that is unaffected by the weather, climate-controlled, and features a laser show every two hours with music by the Indianapolis Philharmonic Orchestra. There are cooling waterfalls, birds, squirrels and even a bear and a wolf. Children and adults alike will enjoy this unique and fun experience. This all takes place in the atrium of Sam's Town Hotel. There are several restaurants, shops and a bar from which you can view the events.
Peaceful waters and lasers merge to produce a colorful and well-choreographed show involving the Old West. Featuring 16 channels of digital sound, and over 100 hidden speakers, the music will have your toes tapping and your eyes following the colorful light show at The Sunset Stampdede. The kids will love it, and you'll find it to be very relaxing and cooling on a hot summer Las Vegas afternoon. Between shows, you'll find restaurants, a bar and a gift shop, all located in and around Mystic Falls Park. Admission is free.
One of the largest parks in Las Vegas, it is popular for festivals and picnics. Eight outdoor lighted tennis courts, baseball fields, basketball courts, picnic areas with barbeques, dog runs and even peace and quiet can be found here. There also is a fishing pond, popular mostly with children. The fishing is year-round, and in winter the pond is stocked with rainbow trout, and catfish in summer. There is a three-fish limit and children under 12 do not need a fishing license.
Home to the champions—the wild cats, the Las Vegas High School has everything what a school could ask for. Located off the Strip, this school is completely into studies, athletics and extra curricular activities, making it a great learning place. The teachers are helpful, friendly and tough task masters when needed. The school has a very optimistic approach to the overall development of a child and hence encourage one and all to be a part of their sports and cultural programs.
The Las Vegas Arts District is a registered non-profit dedicated to promoting culture and entertainment in the area. A group of dedicated volunteers keeps this organization afloat, organizing special events, performances and gallery openings throughout the year. The district's alternate title, 18b, connects to the districts 18 street blocks, set aside specifically for arts entertainment and education.
Oldenburg Flashlight, is a work of art made by Claes Oldenburg. Representing the university and standing as a 'beacon of knowledge', it is 38 feet high, weighs 74,000 pounds and is made in steel and stands with the lens downwards. This piece of art stands in the University of Nevada Las Vegas grounds, close to the Academic Mall.
UNLV Solar Site studies and researches the use of solar panels to collect solar energy to help produce electricity. And also how their large scale deployment will help in supplying the the power needs of the nation. UNLV also offers courses in renewable energy. The site is open to visitors for tour, please call ahead or email for more information. The Solar site is located within the University of Nevada Las Vegas campus.
The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign was created in 1959. The sign has moved position many times on the Las Vegas Boulevard as the city limits have increased. The back of the sign reads "Drive Carefully and Come Back Soon." Now the sign is located in the center island of the boulevard, just south of Russel Road. Many regard it as the end sign of the boulevard for it sits approximately four miles south of the city limits.