Southwest Road Trip 2012 Day 10: Moab to Las Vegas

When we originally planned our trip we were going to fly into Las Vegas and fly out of Salt Lake City, but when I went to book a car for our trip and configured it for the drop-off at a different airport the price doubled! We decided to drive the seven hours back to Las Vegas and stay the night at the Element in Red Rock Canyon and fly home from Vegas. Even with fuel-ups and the extra hotel night, … [Read more...]

Valley of Fire State Park Redux (but in Macro!)

Last August I visited the Valley of Fire State Park with Mr. Misadventures.  It was 110 degrees.  I took photos, but I didn't leave the car much... This past December we planned a return trip for the Spring thinking it would be cooler.  So not knowing that I would be staying in Vegas for two weeks working back-to-back tradeshows, we planned a weekend where we would stay at the Element and do … [Read more...]

Element Las Vegas (Summerlin)

It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Starwood hotels. I have been a loyal member of this hotel chain for a very long time and think they treat their SPG members right.  So when I discovered there was a new property in the Las Vegas area, particularly in the Red Rock Canyon area I was excited to try  it out.  The hotel is called Element and it is a new sub-family of Westin (a Starwood … [Read more...]