S: November 2011 "Las Vegas Vacation"
BC: On our way to the airport there was a balloon race going on! | Created by Deb
FC: Steve, Christie, Noah & Caleb November 2011
1: Steve, Christie, Noah & Caleb November 5 - 12, 2011
2: Mt. Charleston Lodge is 30 minutes from Pop's & Gee's house and approx. 8,000' above sea level! What a great breakfast! | "Who Dat" | Noah showing Caleb how to do snow angels... | Noah prayed for 2 months for snow in Las Vegas. The day after we got here we went up the mountain and it was snowing like crazy! We had 6" of snow that day. The look on Noah & Caleb's faces was priceless!!
3: What a beautiful view of the mountains!
4: We watch this show on TV so it was cool to see their shop!
5: at m & m's World | Walking the Strip at night...
6: What a great show! Noah & Caleb had a blast playing the pots & watching these guys play the drums, ladders, pots, pans & a huge collection of other instruments to get everybody in the audience on their feet!
9: The views were amazing!
10: At the waterfall...
12: Our suite at the Red Rock Casino! | Lola's was GREAT!!! Authentic New Orleans food. | Celebrating our 9th anniversary at the Melting Pot
13: Our Grand Canyon adventure... | Our luxury coach ride out to the Grand Canyon. | Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States. It's located on the Colorado River about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada in the states of Nevada and Arizona. | The Skywalk is 4,500' above the ground
15: The views were amazing! | Hualapai Indians danced at the Grand Canyon | Hopi Indian house
16: Noah & Caleb spent two days on adventures with Pops & Gee...
21: the Peter Max studio
22: Noah is the star of the show!
23: "Fremont Street" the old Las Vegas Strip
24: Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. It was constructed between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression and was dedicated on September 30, 1935, by President Franklin Roosevelt. Its construction was the result of a massive effort involving thousands of workers, and cost over one hundred lives. The dam was controversially named in honor of President Herbert Hoover. | Our trip to the Hoover Dam
25: It is ... -- 726.4 feet high -- 1,244 feet across at the top -- 660 feet thick at the base -- 45 feet thick at the top It ... -- weighs 6.6 millions ton ... -- can store up 2 years 'average' flow from the Colorado River ... -- has a total storage capacity can be up to 30,500,000 acre feet ... -- the surface area of Lake Mead is 146,000 acres ... -- has a power generating capacity of 2.8 million kilowatts ... -- cost ONLY $49,000,000 to build the Hoover Dam ... The dam contains about 4,360,000 cubic yards of concrete ... Once the worlds highest dam, it now ranks as the 18th highest. Hoover Dam can store up to 9.2 trillion gallons of the Colorado River in its reservoir, Lake Mead. Hoover Dam has 17 generators giving it the capacity to produce over 2,000 megawatts of electricity. Hoover Dam is part of a system which provides water to over 25 million people in the southwest United States.
26: Rub her toes for good luck... | Desert Princess paddle boat on Lake Mead
28: At Pops & Gee's house | The "stare down" Caleb always wins. | Sliding down the stones... | Playing Wii | Caleb spends the night with Gee | Chasing quails & bunnies
29: Watching all the bunnies in the back yard | We had to go to Dairy Queen! | Fun at McDonald's...
30: More pictures from our trip... | More pictures from our trip... | Caleb being silly | We love to eat!!! | Daddy teaching Noah stuff on the iPad | Steve planking at Hoover Dam
31: On the plane | With cousin Mike (6' 8") | Mom, Christie & Pam (Mom's sister)