Las Vegas Journals

Week in Las Vegas

An April 2003 trip to Las Vegas by Travelingon

Quote: Spent Easter week enjoying the Las Vegas area, using the Cliffs at Peace Canyon as our base.

Cliffs at Peace Canyon

Hotel | "The Cliffs at Peace Canyon"

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Best Things Nearby:Las Vegas Strip is 20 minutes away. Target Superstore is one mile away. Hoover Dam and Black Canyon not too far.Best Things About the Resort:This timeshare was spacious and clean. It is located in a quiet area, but you could see the Strip from the balcony. The kitchen was well stocked. There was a computer room available, a heated pool, and jacuzzi.Resort Experience:The resort was very quiet and relaxing. The outdoor heated pool had a waterfall and a jacuzzi, and there were plenty of beach towels in the units. The kitchen is well stocked with utensils and there's a full size washer and dryer. There is a great view of the Las Vegas strip from...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 2, 2003

Cliffs at Peace Canyon
4550 S. Grand Canyon Dr.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89147
(702) 248-3570

Rafting in Black Canyon/Willow Beach River Adventures

Attraction | "Black Canyon/Willow Beach River Adventures"

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This is a 12-mile motor assisted raft ride on the Colorado river in the Black Canyon. There are about 30 people on the raft and the very knowledgeable tour guide points out big horn sheep, different birds, caves, and he takes you to a hot water spring that is 140 degrees -- you can touch it too! The tour stops on a small beach for about half an hour to stretch your legs and eat lunch. You get a box lunch with a turkey sandwich, chips, an apple, cookies, and bottled water in a souvenir lunchpack. Be prepared to be in the sun for three hours and, if it's windy, be prepared to get splashed (they have ponchos for use free of charge on board). The tour starts at the base of the Hoover Dam, which i...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 2, 2003

Rafting in Black Canyon/Willow Beach River Adventures
Hacienda Hotel - Route 93
Las Vegas, Nevada

Mystere at Treasure Island

Attraction | "Cirque du Soleil's "Mystere!""

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This is like nothing you've ever seen before. The performers and acrobats do amazing stunts. You keep asking yourself, "How did they do that?" The music is great and the costumes are wonderfully different. There is a clown that mingles in the audience and picks on some audience members -- he is superb! I was mesmerized. My 12-year-old son who is tough to impress asked me at the end of the show if we could see the show again tomorrow night. This show is worth every penny of the admission price.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 2, 2003

Mystere at Treasure Island
3300 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
(702) 796-9999