Mt. Charleston Lodge
Travel Blogs from Mount Charleston
Friday, we checked out of Bally's and headed for Mount Charleston. This mountain is only 35 miles northwest of Las Vegas and is within the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, the Mount Charleston Wilderness Area, and the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. According to Wikipedia, it is 11,916 ft high and is the eighth most prominent peak in the US. And the temperatures there are usually 25-30 degrees ...
Jonathan. The drive through the miles of long straight roads into the desert was an experience in itself. The heat increasing as we approached the Big City to 114 degrees (42 centigrade). Jumping out of the car with the heat searing your eyelids and the feeling like you were in a giant sauna. Zero humidity and scorching sunlight. We were staying at the Tropicana where we hoped the drinks were ...
... took a dip in the water... The temperature was just right! At the time we decided to get out of there we spotted some lightning and heard some thunder... Best to get going now! Monday night was our last night. At the suggestion of my friend Danielle we went for dinner at Salsa Cantina near the MGM. I had a very tasty Fajita Salad! Thank you D! ;-) And after that we took the bus to Downtown Vegas where it all began. If ...
First off flight fast track baggage arrived, no que at immigration out of airport in30 mins, taxi to mgm ( pleased as not taken via tunnel )
Checked in mgm grand, one of my fav hotels by far so always like to stay here. We paid 170 pounds for 4 nights here, booked a few months ago, before we went i had emailed them saying it was our honeymoon and got a nice upgrade to strip view grand tower from the west wing rooms for ...
... smooth but while I was looking down at the scenery I was constantly surveying the ground for safe flat spots to land if we had to ditch the plane and reassuring myself that little planes glide better than jumbos.
Then it was onto the 7 seater helicopter for a tour over the canyon itself. Jon scored well with the front seat next to the pilot. I was behind facing the other way, which is not so good for someone who gets motion ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services