Comfort Inn & Suites Las Vegas - Nellis
4375 E. Craig Road
Las Vegas, NV 89115
Phone: (702) 982-6700
Fax: (702) 982-6701
This excellent planetarium offers special movie programs with titles such as The Explorers and Sky Watch. The screen features an Evans & Sutherland Digistar 3 hemispheric video projection system that creates virtual realities on the dome surrounding the audience. After night the telescopes at the student observatory will be available for viewing, depending on weather conditions.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Las Vegas or UUCLV as it is popularly known is one of the most well-known churches in Northern Las Vegas which whole-heartedly welcomes those of all races, backgrounds, beliefs and orientations. The Sunday services at 10:30 are a must-visit when all church members get together and participate fervently in the praise & worship sessions. A number of faith-formation events are organized for adults and children so check website for more details on those.
This museum displays authentic protective gear from above-ground nuclear tests, photos, models and a wealth of information about the 928 above- and below-ground tests conducted in Nevada from 1951-1992. Volunteers who worked at the Test Site during the blasts are very willing to share their experiences with visitors. A gift shop has T-shirts with mushroom clouds, coffee cups, postcards, videos and the biggest seller, earrings in the shape of Little Boy and Fat Man, the names of the bombs dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
The Las Vegas Motor Speedway has both a one and 1/2-mile speedway and short-track offerings of a 3/8-mile paved oval track, a dirt track and drag strip. This facility is considered to be one of the best in the industry with NASCAR events throughout the year, such as Sam's Town 300. Several driving schools are affiliated with the track, including Richard Petty Driving Experience, Derek Daly Academy and CART Driving 101.
This stunning architectural marvel was built by the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as a place where members go to perform sacred ordinances. While admittance to the interior of the temple is reserved for members in good standing, the grounds are spectacular and the view of the city is one of the best available. Information on the church is available from their Web site or from any temple worker.
The infamous Block 16 from 1900s to 1940s was located in the northern section of the city of Las Vegas, now also known as Downtown. It was the only section where drinking, gambling and prostitution were legal till the end of World War II. The brothels operated until 1942, which were converted into sleazy rooming joints until 1946, when the entire area was demarcated as dangerous and demolished by the local government. Parking lots came up in the empty space and is also the location of Binion's Gambling Hall & Hotel.
The Container Park is a gigantic shopping complex created using abandoned shipping containers, hence the name. These shipping containers are an address to eclectic shops selling local merchandise, souvenirs and more, and their creative layout simply leaves you in awe. There are also many restaurants that call these quaint containers home, some of the examples being CupKates, Bin 702 Wine Bar, Sweet Spot and more. Apart from shopping, what makes this place unique are the various exhibits of massive sculptures that line the park, one such attraction is the giant, fire-emitting Mantis which was again created using recycled materials. The Container Park also has a wonderful tree house which is a fancy of many children, and the park's open ground is used as a venue for live musical performances. This is without a doubt a must-visit attraction when in the city.
Las Vegas is known to be a city where the party never stops. Downtown Las Vegas is full of swanky hotels, casinos, nightclubs, bars, skyscrapers, and a number of famous tourist attractions and landmarks. Downtown is known as a Central Business District with many commercial offices and firms. The Fremont Street Experience is number one attraction with a string of local casinos, nightly shows with more than 2 million lights, special events and live concerts all providing the ultimate entertainment experience. Downtown Las Vegas has also been a favorite television and film locale with a number of productions like Diamonds Are Forever and Honey I Blew Up The Kid having been shot here.
The Pawn Shop was started by Richard "Old Man" Harrison in 1989. It is a place where people come to sell artifacts of apparent historical significance and patrons can buy them. It is a great place to stroll and look around. Because of the national television popularity the place has a long line but it is worth a visit. And if you are lucky you might catch the four pawn heroes right in action!
Encompassing Fremont Street in the center of downtown Las Vegas is a light and musical show like none other in the world. A permanent canopy has been constructed to cover the casino-lined street with two million lights and a state-of-the-art sound system. This attraction provides shows in the evening hours and is a popular area for filming motion picture scenes. There is no charge for entrance except for their New Year's Eve Street Bash. The special shows projected on the canopy ceiling last for approximately seven minutes.
Welcome to the latest edition to Las Vegas attractions—Fremont East Entertainment District. Located in the downtown area this place is located on the famous Fremont Street, which also is home to Fremont Street Experience. Dazzling lights and neon sign-boards adorn the side walks here. Constructed, in an attempt to restore the old Las Vegas charm, this place is scattered with nightclubs, casinos and many such hot-spots that has become an integral part of Las Vegas social circuit.
Your wedding day can be as easy as pie with the help of the excellent staff here. They will plan everything down to the smallest detail, from the reception to the honeymoon. Plan an affair as large or as intimate as you wish. They will help with a simple champagne and cake reception or a larger catered party. Arrangements for flowers, entertainment and limousine service can be made.