On the edge of the infamous Vegas Strip the valley meets its complementary counterpart.
The city of Henderson gives Las Vegans a hometown vibe with its’ many worthy attributes. From the best outdoor adventures, community entertainment, local hotspots and authentic architecture the city intertwines the best mix of city and hometown lifestyle.
5 Worthy Things To Know About Henderson
1. Best Beer Brewing in the Valley
Henderson is home to the original Las Vegas brewery. Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company is the first beer brewing company in the entire valley.
The brewery offers local favorites including the Red Rock Original Oktoberfest Lager, Black Mountain and Blue Diamond.
The deliciousness doesn’t stop there. Barley’s also serves up a scrumptious handmade wood-fired pizza and other flavorful menu options.
2. The Greenest in the Valley
“Henderson, Nevada ranks sixth on Prevention magazine’s list of best walking cities.”
Grass and desert DO mix in the city of Henderson. The hometown is a hub for the best outdoor activities and has over 37 hiking trails to explore.
“Some of the best trails in the area roam through the scenic McCullough Range, hilltop home to Ascaya.”
Henderson has the most parks per capita in the whole state of Nevada. With 60 parks within the city the nickname “Tree City USA” is a well worthy title.
3. Waterfront Access
Henderson is encompasses the majority of lakes and waterfronts in Las Vegas. Lake Las Vegas and Lake Mead provide all the outdoor activities including boating, cruising and more. Cowabunga is the original in the valley. The water park provides vast space with a fun 1960s park theme which covers 23 acres of space.
4. Water Efficiency in the Desert Climate
“The Acacia Demonstration Gardens are the result of a unique partnership between the Henderson community, public agencies, and the private sector.”
The Acacia Demonstration Gardens is the city’s approach to informing and devoting water efficient landscapes. The Gardens inhibit gorgeous landscaping that are drought friendly for the desert climate.
Along with beautiful visuals the Acacia provides information for desert plantations and is to home to several free workshops.
5. Authentic Luxury
Located atop the gorgeous McCullough Range sits Ascaya. The homesite is ideally situated just south of the Las Vegas, just west of Lake Mead and Hoover dam.
The luxury real estate homesite continues to proceed in the pursuit to being the most renowned luxury development in the country. Providing access the world renowned architects and designers the desert contemporary stylistic structures inhibit yet another astonishing attribute for the city of Henderson.
At its peak 3,000 feet Ascaya’s premier location offers panoramic views of Las Vegas Strip, and is surrounded by Henderson’s gorgeous foothills, slopes and desert terrain.
With such authentic diversity it’s no wonder Henderson’s city motto is “A place To Call Home”.
By Susan Kocab