Author Archive for Lisa Fritscher

avatarLisa is a full-time travel writer. She lives in an RV with her disabled father and writes about their experiences. Although she has no children of her own, Lisa loves being an Aunt to her own relatives and the children of all her friends. You can follow her adventures on her blog, Travel Confessions.
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Lied Discovery Children’s Museum: Where Families Have Fun Together in Las Vegas

Lied Discovery Children’s Museum: Where Families Have Fun Together in Las Vegas

September 19, 2011 No Comments In our travels, Dad and I have seen a lot of museums. From dusty cubbyholes established in the Civil War era to modern wonderlands packed with the latest technology, each museum has its own special charm. But very few manage to keep the entire family engaged. Children’s museums, by definition, are geared toward very young ...

 

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Could You Be Gil Grissom? CSI: The Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada

Could You Be Gil Grissom? CSI: The Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada

September 19, 2011 No Comments If you have ever seen the TV show CSI or any of its incarnations, you may have wondered what it would be like to be a real-life crime scene investigator. Tracking clues, following evidence and discovering the truth behind some of the most puzzling cases of all time? Who wouldn’t want to try their hand? ...

 

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Mingle With the Stars at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

Mingle With the Stars at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

September 18, 2011 No Comments Dad and I just love wax museums. There’s something creepy about the silent, motionless figures, especially if you’ve ever seen the old Vincent Price film, House of Wax. Of course, some roadside wax museums are especially scary, with run-down figures that look more like horror film stars than the politicians or A-listers that they’re meant ...

 

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Hoover Dam Tour Company: The Best Way to See It

Hoover Dam Tour Company: The Best Way to See It

September 17, 2011 No Comments Dad is a retired engineer, and during my childhood he instilled a very deep appreciation of all things mechanical. So when we visited Las Vegas earlier this year, we were both excited to see the Hoover Dam. Constructed between 1931 and 1936 and opened two years ahead of schedule, the dam is a true marvel ...

 

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Seeing Las Vegas in Style: OnBoard Tours

Seeing Las Vegas in Style: OnBoard Tours

September 16, 2011 No Comments Dad and I have been to innumerable cities around the world. We love to get out and walk around, mingle with locals and get to know each place in depth. In order to achieve that, however, we need to figure out where we want to go. Whenever possible, we head out on a bus tour ...

 

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Will You “Get Made”? Las Vegas Mob Experience

Will You “Get Made”? Las Vegas Mob Experience

August 31, 2011 No Comments Almost as soon as we arrived in Las Vegas, Dad and I were visually assaulted by a never-ending stream of paperwork. We quickly learned two things: One, never pay full price for anything without consulting the reams of free coupon books and signing up for the player’s clubs at all the casinos. Two, there is ...

 

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Atomic Testing Museum: Las Vegas’ Contribution to the Atomic Age

Atomic Testing Museum: Las Vegas’ Contribution to the Atomic Age

August 31, 2011 No Comments Before he retired, Dad was an industrial engineer for the Department of Defense. He’s a major science geek, and he has passed that love on to me. So when we saw an ad for the Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, we knew we had to check it out. About Nuclear Testing in Nevada The ...

 

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Criss Angel Believe: Is Las Vegas’ Bizarre Magician Right for Kids?

Criss Angel Believe: Is Las Vegas’ Bizarre Magician Right for Kids?

August 28, 2011 No Comments When Dad and I were in Las Vegas this summer, seeing “Believe” was at the top of my must-do list. I’m a huge fan of Criss Angel’s Mindfreak TV show, and I knew I had to see him perform live. We actually had tickets to the original “Believe” opening in 2008, but production delays pushed ...

 

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Timeshare Presentations – What to Expect

Timeshare Presentations – What to Expect

August 27, 2011 No Comments If you’ve ever vacationed in a major city, you have probably been approached by someone offering free show tickets, dining or even cash. Most people keep walking, but a reasonable number stop to listen. After all, who doesn’t want something for free? Of course, nothing in life is truly free. At some point, the friendly ...

 

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Exploring the Grand Canyon in Style: Grand Canyon Railway

Exploring the Grand Canyon in Style: Grand Canyon Railway

August 26, 2011 No Comments The South Rim of the Grand Canyon is served by one major highway–US 64 from Williams, Arizona, an hour to the south. Although the road is well maintained and served by several tiny towns with gas and food, it can get quite crowded during the major tourist seasons. While we made the drive later in ...

 

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