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Las Vegas communities and their unique set of opportunities are developed to provide outstanding experience of the quality life they deserve.
Las Vegas. One of the most famous, most visited city in the whole of the United States. This city is all about its famous casino hotels, the glitzy lights of The Strip and living like a high roller. Being so globally renowned, you can bet your bottom dollar that you’ll find a ton of stuff to do in Las Vegas. A lot of the activities revolve around the casinos, which are veritable destinations in themselves; there are fountain shows, hotels that look like giant pyramids, and replicas of famous city skylines, not to mention canals made to look like a mini Venice. It’s a much-touristed haven. Getting off the tourist trail, however, can take some doing. With that in mind, we have decided to create this guide to the best off the beaten track things to do in Las Vegas. Your whole trip to Sin City doesn’t have to revolve completely around gambling, or casinos, so to make sure you don’t have a slot machine-heavy trip to Las Vegas, we’ve got you covered with a list of the city’s top activities.
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ALIANTE 1165 acres of residential development, 100 acres for shopping, dining, and entertainment venues within the community, 428 acres dedicated to recreation and public use.
CANYON GATE Located on approximately 550 acres, this is one of the smaller, gated golf course communities. Good infrastructure, 6 miles from the strip and 2 miles east of Summerlin.
DESERT SHORES located just north and east of Summerlin, this community features man-made lakes that are very accessible and stocked for fishing. Condos, lakefront homes, gated communities, and moderately priced to higher-end tract homes are available here.
THE LAKES Located directly west of the Las Vegas Strip off Sahara Ave. Features lakefront properties, tract homes and condos. This is a mature community. It has a lot of esthetic appeal with lakes, jogging trails, and such.
LOS PRADOS Most affordable of all the guard-gated golf communities. Other amenities include 2 pools (one for adults, one for children), clubhouse, tennis courts, and a recreation center.
LYNBROOK This is a planned community in the far northwest. It features 10 communities with 4 wooded parks, pathways, and ponds. Some communities are gated and some are not. It is located in North Las Vegas, just east of Decatur and off of Farm Rd. Houses range from 1,000 to 4,000 sq. ft.
MOUNTAIN’S EDGE A master planned community where the legends of the old west meet the luxuries of enlightened community design, with 12,500 lots located on 3,500 acres in the southwest. There are six parks connected by a series of paseos for walking and biking.
PAINTED DESERT This community is located in the northwest, just southwest of the US-95 and Ann Rd. It comprises around 1500 homes, townhomes, and condos on 460 acres.
PECCOLE RANCH Located directly north across Sahara Ave. from The Lakes and directly east of Summerlin, this community is networked with green-belts and walking paths.
PROVIDENCE Providence is a master planned community on 1,200 acres in northwest Las Vegas, just off of the Clark County 215 beltway and Hualapai Rd. Providence will feature 30 unique neighborhoods with new homes and condominiums. There will be approximately 7,500 residences. Providence will also feature tree-lined boulevards and 10 miles of trails. The developer has set aside 33 acres for parks. The community will feature roughly 4,000 trees in all.”
QUEENSRIDGE A 840 acre guard-gated community in northwest Las Vegas. This elegant community boasts a clubhouse, a fitness center, five private parks, and the Badlands golf-course. It is located near shopping, entertainment, and recreational facilities.
RHODES RANCH GOLF CLUB 1,300 acre community with guard-gated entry. Executive, semi-custom, and custom homes are built around an 18 hole golf course. Fountains, lakes, and hundreds of palm trees grace this community. The development will include 3,200 homes at build-out.
SILVERSTONE RANCH Golf course community presently being developed by Pulte in the far northwest part of the valley. Six collections of homes ranging from 1,348 to 3,448 sq. ft. surround the Silverstone Golf Club.
SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS 2,300 acres set in the foothills of southwest Las Vegas. Planned amenities for the community include hiking, jogging, bike trails, parks, a marketplace, and a business center. The nationally ranked Southern Highlands Golf Club is the perfect setting for the custom home area, The Estates.
SUMMERLIN 22,500 acres with 90 neighborhood and village parks, more than 90 miles of recreational trails, and eight golf courses, including two Tournament Player’s Club courses. Summerlin has 16 schools and a College of Southern Nevada facility. Other amenities include medical centers, business parks, cultural centers, and shopping centers. Today, there are more than 50 neighborhoods in Summerlin; some are age-qualified.
ANTHEM Anthem contains 5,000 acres and has a population of 30,000. The guard-gated country club area and the age-qualified neighborhood are distinctive features of Anthem. Common amenities include commercial centers, a 55 acre city park, nature trails, and landscaped common areas.
GREEN VALLEY 7,100 acre community with 74,000 residents. One of the most successful master planned communities, Green Valley offers single family residences, affordable townhomes, custom homes and estates, and luxury apartments. There are many schools, public and private golf courses, shopping, dining, and entertainment centers.
GREEN VALLEY RANCH 1,310 acres with 775 acres of residential neighborhoods and 310 acres of retail, medical, and a hotel. Parks, schools, recreation centers, churches, and bike paths occupy more than 200 acres.
INSPIRADA A bold, new master planned community in Henderson, Nevada gives all the inspired amenities of a pe- destrian-friendly city balanced with a relaxing and picturesque suburban setting. Located just minutes from the I-15 freeway with easy access to the Las Vegas Strip. This community is next door to Anthem and also borders the 50,000 acre Sloan Canyon federal preserve.
LAKE LAS VEGAS RESORT Lake Las Vegas Resort is a $5 billion, 2,600 acre residential and resort community that surrounds a privately owned, 320 acre lake with 10 miles of shoreline. An internationally recognized project, Lake Las Vegas, includes 6 luxury hotels, 5 championship golf courses, world class shopping and dining, custom and semi-custom estates, single-family residences, and a 20 acre wetland park.
MACDONALD RANCH A 3,200 acre development with 4 villages. Central to McDonald Ranch is Del Webb’s Sun City (55+). It features an 18 hole golf course and a community center. It also features homes as expensive as $20 million. There are approximately 2,400 homes in this project.
SEVEN HILLS Expansive views of the city and the mountains to the south and west. This 1300 acre community features homes in varying price ranges incuding a custom estate neighborhood. With the exception of a few custom lots, this community is sold out.
SILVERADO RANCH The closest commute to the Strip/ airport of all the master planned communities. Houses, condos, and apartments are available.”
TUSCANY Another guard-gated golf community by Rhodes Homes. Located in Henderson, east of Boulder Highway close to Lake Las Vegas.