Las Vegas Attractions
They carried on in a grand fashion, and Calamity Jane Martha Jane Cannary even announced that they were married -- although no one had noticed any ceremony taking place. The difference was that if they happened in a place like Dodge City the eastern newspapers jumped on the story. Washing the car — two buckets to wash it and maybe two or three to rinse it. Served with Creamy Horseradish and Jus. Grave marker set for teen wrongly executed 87 years after his death.
Not a good value. The food was ok, the bruschetta appetizer was really good. We tried this place because people are always raving about it. To us, for the food quality it was a little over priced. Good for sharing dinners. A little touristy but since we are tourist we fit in. Food was cooked just as ordered.
Wait staff was friendly and efficient. We will definitely be back if in the area. There food was amazing, the service was great. Overall a fantastic night with my loved one. Would recommend for anyone looking for a great steak and seafood restaurant. This was our second experience at the Gambling Cowboy. Loved the food previously in , but this time it seemed like everything was extremely oily.
Even my daughter was turned off by her vegetables because of the saturation of oil. This place not only satisfied my father-in-law's extremely particular tastes, but he raved about everything the entire time. Huge portions, and outstandung flavors. Best steak, maybe ever. A little brighter than I expected in the restaurant for evening service. We will be craving another visit. MY go to place in Temecula Old Town.
Great steaks and service. Our dinner and service was 5 stars! Thank you so much. We will be back. The food the service the ambiance was an amazing experience I was delighted to have eaten there! Gambling Cowboy is consistently good. I have been eating there for years. There was an issue with how my steak was cooked. The manager quickly visited my table, corrected the issue and then comped my meal. The customer service is never lacking a TGC. Great place for a good meal! We found it very comfortable.
The service was outstanding as was the taste of the food. The choice of cocktails was amazing. That Kim and cowboy we found it very comfortable. This place was worth my making my almost 2 months reservation in advance. The rib eye was the best I'd ever had!
Had that with corn and garlic mashed potatoes! Definitely making reservations here again for my next trip to Temecula. We were a little early for our reservation and they were able to seat us within a short time. Service was very prompt and they were attentive and friendly.
The steak was cooked perfectly as ordered. All of our food was nicely prepared and tasted delicious. It was our first visit there but it won't be the last. We will definitely return. The food and atmosphere were fantastic. The server was very nice and attentive.
Our overm experience was superb! I highly recommend this restaurant! My wife ordered oysters and tasted mostly salt. The shrimp cocktail was good. The food portions were good. May or may not comeback.
We had family visiting from Chicago. They stayed in San Diego and this was a mid point Go through every time we are in Temecula. The food and service were great! The food was amazing. The staff was attentive but not too obtrusive. We had a wonderful time. Great food and atmosphere! We will be back! Fish cooked a little well done but the prime rib was excellent. I have been going here for about 7 years.
Always good food and service. Best Martini in Town. Sign up Sign in. Overview Photos Menu Reviews. Authorities will not reveal the precise location of the specific oldest tree with this distinction in order to protect it, so don't expect a posted sign, however MANY of the trees in the vacinity are nearly as old. To get to the trail head: Then it's another 19 miles to the Kyle Canyon Ranger Station where you can get more info. From the ranger station, backtrack two miles to Highway , turn left and continue four and a half miles to a small parking lot on the left with the North Loop Trail sign.
Pahrump Valley Vineyards - Located in the most unlikely desert location, Nevada's only winery regularly produces award-winning 24 awards to date Chardonnay, Cabernet, Burgundy, Sherry and now a new Merlot. Winery tours and tastings take about an hour and are completely free. Home of the annual Grape Stomp each fall where you can join in the stompin' fun and maybe win a medal or trophy.
With over , fully functional, newer and vintage, mechanical as well as electronic mahines, stuffed into 10, square feet of well-lit space, you can't avoid finding at least one that takes you back to your younger days, or to learn the attraction your parents had for these pre-video-game devices.
The non-profit museum is the local Las Vegas Pinball Collectors Club's attempt to house and display the world's largest pinball collection, open to the public. There are pinball machines ranging from the s up to the s and every one is available for play for the original cents. There are also a few classic video games, ski-ball and other arcade specialties thrown in for your less-enthusiastic friends to pass the time while you're entranced.
Free admittance, a pittance to play and fun for all ages. Located about 15 blocks East of the Strip at E. Tropicana, 11ampm, Sunday thru Thursday. Planet Hollywood Restaurant - S. Many famous sets, costumes and props from old and recent TV and movies including Emma Peale's boots, James Bond's trick car devices, Theda Barra's headdress and newer movies like Terminator and Independence Day!
Also previews of upcoming movies and shows and a unique bar featuring monster memorabilia to lounge in. The gift shop offers T-shirts, shot glasses and more to remember your trip. Free to view collection. T and Rocky and Bullwinkle. A free half hour self guided tour with clown escort takes you from design to casting to finishing process.
There is also a cafe with a luncheon style menu on-site in case you get hungry. Sunset Stampede at Sam's Town - The park like setting is quiet with little critters in the trees and around the babbling brook which runs through Sam's Town artrium, but every day this lovely setting comes alive. The wolf atop the cliff begins the show with eerie long howls and then the water show shoots high. But after 6pm each evening, this volcano blows its top in a show-stopping eruption.
Over 54 feet tall, the lava flows freely down the sides of the volcano into pools of water and fire, surrounded by gorgeous waterfalls and tropical floral life. It continues to erupt every 15 minutes until 12am. The show included canon fire flares, treasure chests flung open, powder stores lost and a ship sunk with all hands on board when the Buccaneers faced the British Navy in an action-filled performance every night. Just for those interested This show has been cancelled and replaced with a sexy sirens pirate show later in The Treasure Island name has also changed to TI.
Cranberry World West As of April , the factory and gift shop are closed to the public. There are currently no plans of re-opening in the near future. Formerly at the factory tour you could watch how berries are sorted by bouncing believe it or not , crushed and blended into dozens of rather tasty products.
There was also a fantastic gift shop for those hard-to-find cranberry items, as well as a free juice bar and cranberry desserts at the end of the tour. Las Vegas - Now Closed. A Steven Spielberg brain child. Everything from the entrance in the underground parking lot to the top floor was kept in submarine context. When the alarms sound to DIVE, the windows appeared to actually submerge under the sea.
Scenes of Atlantis and beautiful aquatic life swam past the huge front screen. A sky trolley with strange looking submarines traversed the entire restaurant. Oh, and guess which sandwich on the menu Mr. Spielberg invented; claims are he couldn't get one like this anywhere else so he had to open his own restaurant to get one. Unfortunately he'll have to make it himself now. Famous Brands International formerly: Marshmallow Factory - The world famous Kidd Marshmallow factory flattened by the Pepcon Rocket Fuel Factory explosion about 10 years ago and rebuilt from scratch - don't worry the rocket fuel factory has since relocated is also located just outside of the Las Vegas city limits.
Unfortunately due to expansion of the facility they no longer offer factory tours. This listing is included on our site because many visitors still inquire about this tour although it is no longer available. A glass enclosed habitat allowed visitors to walk around, above, below and through the center of a grand lion pride. Be sure to bring your camera for a personal picture of lions like you've never before seen them. Adult lions were on display and ready for photo taking from 11ampm, the baby lion cubs had an earlier bedtime and could be seen and photographed 11am-5pm.
A small gift shop offered some keepsakes of this remarkable adventure. Rumor has it that his sister removed it from the casino. You used to be able to get your picture taken next to Binion's Million! For many of us it was the closest we'll ever get to that much cash in Las Vegas.
Grab a table on the top floor to overlook the fans wandering below. This place also offer great food and libations for those thirsty souls after the last lap. They often had wrestling celebrity appearances and free autograph and picture sessions in addition to their daily fare of fun, food and constantly piped in video highlights from the matches on video monitors.
The arena style restaurant combines three of Americans' favorite pastimes: Sports, Television and Eating! Tons of sports memorabilia cover the walls which boast over a hundred TV monitors. Sit back and watch current sports as well as famous replays from the past. There is even even an in-house blimp cruising the ceiling displaying the latest scores. Renegade pirates are lured inside Siren's Cove by the siren songs. The singing stirs up a tempest strong enough to sink a ship and turning the entire cove into a 21st century party complete with pyrotechnics and music.
The Sirens take to the ship nightly at 5: Former plans to relocate it to Neonopolis appear to have collapsed. For instance, the author of Beowulf describes a queen named Modthryth who knifed lustful courtiers. Meanwhile, in "Judith," a much shorter poem written about the same time as Beowulf, the poet praises a God-fearing woman who gets a lustful feudal lord drunk then beheads him with his own sword.
In fact such stories were unusual in Middle Age because medieval heroines were usually martyrs rather than killers. According to a twelfth century writer named Chang Pang-chi, Chinese palace dancers began binding their feet to make themselves more sexually attractive to men. The crippling practice was widespread throughout southern China by the fourteenth century, and throughout all of China by the seventeenth. It's known that noble Chinese women practiced in martial arts including fencing and fist fighting but footbinding prevented well-bred females from effectively practicing boxing or swordsmanship until the twentieth century.
Some were noted archers, though, generally with crossbows. Still, into the s, Hung-fu, Hung-hsien, Thirteenth Sister, and other Chinese martial heroines hsia were sometimes portrayed by women on Chinese stages, and there was a seventeenth-century reference to a fourteenth-century woman named Yang who was said to be peerless in the fighting art of "pear-blossom spear. Eighty-three year Genpei War between the Minamoto and Taira clans which resulted in a Minamoto victory, provided the impetus for developing the Japanese glaives known as naginata.
Aristocratic women sometimes trained with naginata as physical exercise, and during the s naginata-do was made a state exercise for Imperial Japanese schoolgirls.
Troubadours popularize pre-Christian legends about an Ulster hero called Sy Chulainn who had the female martial art instructor known as Scothach, or "Shadowy.
While this was doubtless chic Eleanor never actually entered battle with the Muslims , her disregard for propriety caused the Pope to forbid women from joining the Third Crusade of Like most laws, the ban was widely ignored by the working classes.
Whores, washerwomen, and similar camp followers aside, there are documented descriptions of European females fighting on horseback in the fourteenth century, wielding axes in defense of city walls in the fifteenth century, fighting sword duels during the seventeenth century, loading artillery pieces during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and flying fighter planes in the twentieth.
Tahitian priests introduce the "huna" religion into Hawaii. The martial art associated with this religion was known as lua, a word meaning "to pit [in battle]" or "two" e.
The methods developed from both military hand-to-hand combat and the ritual killings that were part of the "huna" religion. Hand-to-hand combat practice was quite common in Hawaii, so working-class, both men and women, also boxed and wrestled. There were no set rules in these latter games, which were known collectively as mokomoko. Accordingly, players slapped palms upon agreeing to terms or to signify a draw.
A woman challenges a man to a judicial duel at the lists in Bern, Switzerland, and wins. Such challenges were not uncommon in Germany and Switzerland during the thirteenth century, particularly during rape cases.
To even the odds, such judicial duels were arranged by placing the man in a pit dug as deep as his navel while allowing the woman free movement around that pit. The usual weapons included leather belts, singlesticks, and fist-sized rocks wrapped in cloth. Male losers were beheaded, while female losers lost their right hands. The Venetian merchant Marco Polo describes a Mongol princess named Ai-yaruk, or "Bright Moon," who refused to get married until she met a man that could throw her.
It is likely that during his travels Polo really did see some Mongol women wrestling. Princess Ai-yaruk, for instance, reportedly won thousands of horses during her bouts with luckless suitors. According to a legend, Sienese monk Saint Bernard taught that fists were better than swords or sticks for deciding arguments. One of hand-to-hand combat forms was slapping games in which players were slapping. Contests involved slapping buttocks was often played between men and women.
Preparations began shortly after New Years, and celebrations were in full swing by Lent. Essentially a time of institutionalized disorder, Carnival always placed enormous emphasis on food, sex, and violent stage plays and games. A secretary to the Bishop of Wurzburg produces a manuscript depicting unarmored German fighters. Known today as Manuscript I. Most of the work, however, involved a series of watercolor drawings showing students, monks, and even a woman training in a variety of sword-and-buckler techniques.
The inclusion of a female in one picture also suggests training for judicial duels. While many of these women were probably sword-dancers, others were royal bodyguards. Southeast Asian princes often preferred female bodyguards to eunuchs. Sixty aristocratic women lead 60 knights and 60 squires from the Tower of London to the lists at Smithfield.
The thought of females actually fighting during a tournament was, in the words of a near-contemporary German author, "as impossible as a king, prince, or knight plowing the ground or shoveling manure. Women did sometimes compete in ball games and foot races. Many wealthy women also enjoyed hunting with crossbows and falcons. During a truce in the Hundred Years War, English and French soldiers compete in jousting, battle-ax fighting, and wrestling events.
Commoners competed for prizes, while the knights competed, in the words of the Duke of Orleans, "for the love of the ladies and the fun of the thing.
Because gentlewomen were present, the contestants always wrestled fully clothed. Three undisputed falls were required for victory, and as a result of disputes sometimes championship contests lasted for hours. Indeed, the record, set at the Stockholm Olympics in , is 11 hours, 40 minutes. The judges at these events were known as "stycklers", a word that as "stickler" became a synonym for anyone who insisted on precise and exacting compliance with rules.
The Corporation of London starts holding an important fair every September. According to an engraving done by William Hogarth in , entertainment offered at the Southwark Fair included stage plays, freak shows, acrobatic acts, and prizefighting.
While going up a river in Brazil, the Dominican monk Gaspar de Carvajal reports being attacked by a band of armed females. The story causes the river along which Carvajal was traveling to be called "the Amazon. Afternoon wrestling matches are described as providing entertainment at Clerkenwell, where among other performers female fencers and gymnasts were seen. The Iberian navigator Quiros visits the Tuamotus Archipelago, and observes its Polynesian inhabitants wrestling.
Both men and women wrestled, and there were sometimes mixed bouts. The audience defined the ring by standing around the participants. The wrestling was freestyle, and hair pulling was allowed. Dueling provides a favorite theme for French playwrights.