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Las Vegas is one of the great vacation destinations in the United States. The spa and resort facilities are as flashy and lavish as the hotels they are in. But it’s not all show — the city attracts excellent therapists. Check out some of our favorite Las Vegas escapes on your trip.

Key Takeaways:

  • MANY PEOPLE come to Las Vegas and burnout within the first night on the strip. Those are the tourists usually passed out on the floor just in front of the hotel elevator doors.
  • head North on Interstate 15 till you hit Cedar City and take Highway 14 for 26 miles. A 3-hour drive from Las Vegas will transport you to this remote lake in the middle of the Dixie National Forest. Explore a variety of activities including trout fishing, canoeing, hiking, and trail biking.
  • Desert plants and flowers, wildlife, and scenic rock formations are few of the photographic opportunities to enjoy in this hidden valley in the Mojave Desert.

“Explore a variety of activities including trout fishing, canoeing, hiking, and trail biking. Navajo Lake has several spots for camping or choose from 11 rustic cabins (full kitchen) provided by the Navajo Lake Lodge.”

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9 places to escape to on your Las Vegas vacation

Las Vegas is one of the great vacation destinations in the United States. The spa and resort facilities are as flashy and lavish as the hotels they are in. But it’s not all show — the city attracts excellent therapists. Check out some of our favorite Las Vegas escapes on your trip. Key Takeaways: MANY … Read More

The Three Best Online Driving Schools for New Drivers

If you don’t have the time to attend a standard driving school, then online driving schools may be an alternative. There are many online traffic schools to choose from, requiring only a computer and Internet connection, and no other materials. They feature user-friendly interfaces that allow easy registration, and courses structured in units, so you … Read More

China maps new road to Latin America – South China Morning Post

China laid out a new roadmap for its relations with Latin American and Caribbean countries in a strategic push to expand its clout in the US backyard, as President Xi Jinping wrapped up his high-profiled visits there. “The comprehensive and cooperative partnership between China and Latin America and the Caribbean is oriented towards common development. … Read More

Interview: ‘I don’t trust the map produced by Vietnam…We trust France with this.’ – Radio Free Asia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen sent letters to the leaders of the three western countries on Wednesday asking to borrow a decades-old map to try to settle disputes over alleged territorial encroachment by Vietnam. The Cambodian leader sent letters to U.S. President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron to … Read More

Brazilian architect maps architecture south of the border — and imagines a world without The Wall – The Michigan Daily

Inspired by the tale “On Exactitude in Science” by Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges, we embark on the most ambitious project to date. To many, maps always seemed too small, too puny in representing their world in all its glory. Well, why scale down when something is always lost in translation when you do? So, … Read More

22 places to see the best street art in Miami

Miami has seen its art scene blossom since 2002 since the arrival of one of the biggest art fairs in the United States. This has given contemporary art a home in Miami. But it has also led to a rise in some of the most amazing street art pieces as well. A simple walk through … Read More

Create Location-Aware Android Apps with Google Maps – Android Authority (blog)

If you were traveling to a new or unfamiliar place then you had to bring a physical map along with you, or at the very least do some research beforehand and be prepared to ask for directions if you ended up getting lost. Maps on mobile devices mean that getting lost is rapidly becoming a … Read More

An extended vehicle warranty saves you money…and a whole lot more

Extended auto warranties can save consumers like you hundreds, and even thousands of dollars. American Warranty Club work closely with auto dealers and service centers to ensure you can have covered repairs made at the ASE certified repair facility of your choice. In general, auto insurance covers accidental damages resulting from collisions or from damages … Read More

Denver neighborhoods get roasted in ‘Judgmental Maps,’ an Amazon best seller in an unusual category – The Denver Channel

Gillaspie was back in Denver, where he lived for 20 years, for a Tuesday night book signing at the Tattered Cover on Colfax Avenue. The people who live in those affluent neighborhoods are like, Yeah, thank you, of course, why wouldn’t you label me rich? One area that got off easy is Casa Bonita, a … Read More

Google Maps now tells consumers how busy stores are in real time – Business Insider

Google Maps now boasts the ability to show users the lines and wait times in and outside of restaurants and stores in real-time, reports ZDNet. Google leveraged its existing technology, which tells users the busiest times in cafes, bars, restaurants, and stores based on historical visit data. This type of service could be highly advantageous, … Read More