​5 River Rafting Safety Tips

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The Colorado River is home to some of the wildest, most challenging rapids in the Southwest. Countless rafters have told stories about their encounters with Class IV and V rapids, having their kayaks flip over or swimming in freezing cold waters.

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​The Waters of Hoover Dam: A Timeline

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In 2015, a ghost town appeared at Lake Mead. For years, Arizona had suffered through drought, bringing the waters of the manmade lake and the Colorado River at Black Canyon down to record lows. The lake literally hit bottom in June of that year, revealing the ruins of St. Thomas – a once-prosperous railroad town and Mormon settlement that was abandoned in the 1930s to make way for Hoover Dam.

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3 Great Group Activities Near Vegas

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It’s better to have company in Las Vegas. The best Sin City vacation stories come from vacationing with friends or family – whether for a raucous bachelor party, a family reunion or a company retreat. The Strip offers plenty of museums and nighttime activities for large groups. However, if you’re craving a bonding experience that doesn’t involve tequila or acrobatics, it’s best to look beyond the downtown lights. There you’ll find group-friendly activities with an outdoorsy bend.   

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​How to Experience Nature Near Las Vegas

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When you think about the beauty of nature, Las Vegas probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind. That’s not your fault. The city has more tourists than residents – around 42 million per year. The Strip is dominated by smoke-filled casinos and kitschy hotels plucked from the pages of a fantasy novel.

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