Guest Tours Cancelled

 

Unfortunately, due to low sign ups, we have had to cancel all of the Guest Tours. We recommend visiting the Viator link to choose from a variety of great tours to do on your own. If you would like to share your contact information with other Guest Attendees then we can help connect you to go on the tours together. Please email , Meeting Manager, Heather Clark, if you are interested, heather@aegweb.org.

Viator Las Vegas Link

 

Guests of attendees are a special part of the Annual Meeting.  The local committee takes great care to help make their time at the

meeting pleasant and entertaining by offering a variety of activities while attendees participate in the daily sessions.

 

Guest Registrations are a great value and include the Opening Welcome Icebreaker and unlimited entrance to the Exhibit Hall with all day coffee 

(Must have an Annual Meeting or Guest Registration to attend Guest Tours)

 

Guest Tour 1: Spring Mountains Tour

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DATE: 

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

 

TIME:

9:00am-2:00pm

 

LOCATION:

Departs from the Hotel Lobby

 

COST (per person): 

$100.00 before 8/1/22, $115.00 after 8/1/22

(Includes: Transportation and lunch)

MINIMUM TO RUN THE TOUR: 16, MAX: 23

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Escape the heat and bustle of the Las Vegas Strip to spend the day under majestic limestone cliffs and towering pines of the Spring Mountains. Catch a glimpse of the wild horse herd grazing in the lush Lee Meadows and be among the first to spot the changing aspens high on the slopes of the Lee Canyon terminus. Enjoy expansive views of the Mojave Desert at the Desert View Overlook, including atomic bomb detonation areas, and learn about the flora, fauna, and geology of the surrounding mountains and dry lake beds on the accompanying information panels. Continue your exploration of this special place with a visit to the Spring Mountain Visitor Center to experience the Silent Heroes of the Cold War Memorial, the Seven Stones Plaza celebrating the heritage of the Southern Paiute tribes, plus numerous diverse and engaging exhibits. Our final stop is a relaxing box lunch picnic at the top of Kyle Canyon (elevation 7,600 feet!), followed by return to the hotel. Bring your hat and sunscreen; water, snacks, and box lunch provided

Guest Tour 2A: Hoover Dam Tour

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DATE: 

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

 

TIME: 

8:00am - 12:00pm

 

LOCATION:

Departs from the Hotel Lobby

 

COST (per person): 

$100.00 before 8/1/22, $115.00 after 8/1/22

(Includes: Tour and Transportation)

MINIMUM TO RUN THE TOUR: 15, MAX: 20

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Our tour will begin with a brief stop for photos at the historic and world famous "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada" sign.  As we enter the beautiful Lake Mead National Recreation Area, we will stop at the Lake Mead Scenic View to admire the beauty and the amazing geographic features of Lake Mead basin. Our next stop will be the Mike O’Callaghan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge (also known as the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge) for one of a kind views of Hoover Dam and the Colorado River Canyon.  Our tour will culminate with a 1.5 hour visit to the dam including the Hoover Dam Express Tour and approximately 1 hour of free time to explore and take advantage of many more unique and spectacular photo opportunities. Bring your hat, sunscreen, water and snacks, if desired!
 

Guest Tour 2B: Emerald Cave Kayak Tour

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DATE: 

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

 

TIME:

9:30am - 2:00pm

 

LOCATION:

Departs from the Hotel Lobby

 

COST (per person): 

$195.00 before 8/1/22, $210.00 after 8/1/22

(Includes: Transportation, Equipment, Lunch, Snacks and Kayak Tour)

MINIMUM TO RUN THE TOUR: 10, MAX: 20

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Experience the serenity of Emerald Cave, a picturesque natural attraction on the Colorado River. From the launch point at Willow Beach, enjoy a guided, small-group paddle four miles round trip along a gentle section of the crystal-clear Colorado River stopping for snacks, swimming, photos and wildlife sighting along the way. A short 15-minute hike above the River on a bluff with amazing views is included, along with a history of the River Gaugers.  Kayak fitting, paddle, personal floatation device, snacks, and bottled water are provided as part of this unique and safely adventurous tour offering.  Be sure to bring your hat, sunscreen, bathing suit, and extra snacks if desired!
 

Guest Tour 3A: Red Rock Horseback Riding Tour

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DATE: 

Thursday, September 15, 2022

 

TIME:

7:00am - 11:00am

 

LOCATION:

Departs from the Hotel Lobby

 

COST (per person): 

$165.00 before 8/1/22, $180.00 after 8/1/22

(Includes: Transportation and Horseback Riding Tour)

MINIMUM TO RUN THE TOUR: 10, MAX: 15

Photo Credit: Viator

Take a break from the glitz and clamor of the Las Vegas Strip for a true western adventure on a 2-hour early morning horseback ride through spectacular Red Rock Canyon. Climb atop a trusted mount and experience the thrill of the rugged desert landscape, while a friendly cowboy wrangler leads the way. Ride among natural wildlife and plants for a spectacular up-close look at Mojave desert life. Learn about horses and the cowboy lifestyle from expert, professional guides including the basics of riding and proper riding techniques to make your journey not only safe and enjoyable, but educational, too.  No riding experience necessary!! Bring a hat, sunscreen and at least one liter of water, and wear walking shoes or hiking boots.

Guest Tour 3B: Red Rock Canyon Tour

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DATE: 

Thursday, September 15, 2022

 

TIME:

8:30am - 1:00pm

 

LOCATION:

Departs from the Hotel Lobby

 

COST (per person): 

$90.00 before 8/1/22, $105.00 after 8/1/22

(Includes Transportation and tour)

MINIMUM TO RUN THE TOUR: 10, MAX: 15

Red Rock Canyon was designated as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area in1990.  It consists of 200,000 acres, renowned for spectacular scenery and landscapes, as well as both natural and cultural resources. Join us for a morning guided bus tour of this remarkable place, where we will explore and learn about the unique geology and ecology, including Nevada’s first documented dinosaur track site; Native American archaeological sites; and the 19th and 20th century history of the site, including its location on the Old Spanish Trail and the early homesteaders. Our tour will also include a visit to the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, as well as many excellent photo opportunities. There will be short walks/hikes to some of the sites. Bring a hat and at least one liter of water, and wear walking shoes or hiking boots. Snacks will be provided. We will be back early afternoon.

Guest Tour 4: Chocolate and Wine Tasting Tour

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DATE: 

Friday, September 16, 2022

 

TIME:

12:30pm - 4:30pm

 

LOCATION:

Departs from the Hotel Lobby

 

COST (per person): 

$89.00 before 8/1/22, $99.00 after 8/1/22

(Includes: Transportation, Snacks and Wine Tasting)

MINIMUM TO RUN THE TOUR: 18, MAX: 23

Indulge your decadent side with an afternoon of chocolate and wine! The Ethel M Chocolate Factory has been producing the famous Mars’ family gourmet chocolates for over 40 years. We will visit the factory for a self-guided tour and chocolate shopping opportunity. The factory grounds are also the site of a 3-acre Botanical Cactus Garden with over 300 species of cacti, succulents, desert trees and shrubs. After chocolate, the rest of the afternoon will be spent at Las Vegas Valley’s first and only winery where each of the Nevada-made wines has a story to tell. A winery tour is included to better understand the journey from vine to wine. Following the tour, a flight of 5, one ounce tastes will be offered in the winery tasting room, along with a light charcuterie accompaniment. Wine will also be available for purchase by the glass, as well as bottles of your favorites to take home.