“Green Steam” at Grand Canyon Railroad

First developed in the United Kingdom during the 19th century, the steam locomotive was a marvel of its day, a method of transportation which defined the American landscape through much of the 19th and early 20th centuries. An incredibly “visual” machine which inspires awe through its large frame, and heavy, loud movements, the steam engine, … Read more

Wonders of the Natural World

The world has a variety of incredible natural creations. Consequently, a great many lists make note of these natural wonders. Some of these lists include natural wonders that are millions of years old. Alternatively, some of the lists include natural wonders that were discovered centuries ago by man. Not surprisingly, scientists understand some natural wonders, … Read more

New Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours Are Perfect for Thrill Seekers

Visitors hoping for a birds-eye view of the Grand Canyon have two new options, courtesy of Las Vegas-based Maverick Helicopters. Both excursions depart from the Las Vegas Strip and promise breathtaking views of southern Nevada, Arizona, and the Grand Canyon. The company’s Skywalk Odyssey is a four-hour helicopter tour that flies over the Las Vegas Strip, Lake Las Vegas, Lake … Read more

Pink Jeep Tours Celebrates Half a Century

The year 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Jeep tour operators in the United States. Sedona, Arizona-based Pink Jeep Tours is known for its iconic namesake vehicles and tops many lists of “must do” activities in both Sedonaand Las Vegas. Pink Jeep Tours started when Sedona businessman Don Pratt took potential clients in his Jeep to see … Read more

New Theater for the Visitor Center

By March 2011, the primary visitor station in Grand Canyon National Park will have a new addition–a 3,400-square-foot theater. The Grand Canyon Visitor Center on the South Rim is the primary contact station for many of the 5 million visitors who come to the park each year. The 200-seat theater will host a new interpretive … Read more

New Daylong Luxury Jeep Tours of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim

Looking to leave the lights of Las Vegas and escape into the desert for a day? A new tour offered by the iconic Pink Jeep Tours company will have you hightailing it out of the city along Route 66 on route to Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim. A professional tour guide leads the 13-hour excursion in a … Read more

Papillon Airways Opens New Boulder City AeroCenter at the Municipal Airport

The Boulder City Municipal Airport in Boulder City, Nevada, is home to the new Papillon Airways AeroCenter, home base for the largest air tour company in the world. Located just outside of Las Vegas, the new passenger terminal is a focal point for all visitors to the airfield. The building’s bright red roof and stone exterior … Read more

Papillon Airways Announces New Vegas Air Concierge Service

Visitors to Las Vegas now have a new option for VIP level service when booking entertainment. Spend less time searching for tickets and more time enjoying your vacation with Papillon‘s new Vegas Air Concierge service. With access to some of the best tickets in town and ones that aren’t always available to the public–from high-end shows at the … Read more