For more than a century, the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory has inspired the local community with a multitude of winged, hooved, and furred beasts. From its humble roots of only three deer roaming inside a fenced-in pasture, the zoo has since expanded to include a slew of awe-inspiring animals and habitats, including a seal island, large-cat exhibit, aquatic life, primates, birds, African hoofed animals, and a polar-bear exhibit, as well as the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, a half-acre indoor and outdoor nursery blooming with bonsai trees, ferns, orchids, seasonal flowers, and trash-talking tiger lilies.
The Life Time Turkey Day 5K jump-starts Thanksgiving celebrations with a healthy, full-body feast of exercise, with proceeds benefiting local food organizations. Starting on the world-famous Fremont Street, pavement stompers weave past the historic downtown vistas lining Las Vegas Boulevard, home to myriad celebrities, reality television shows, and retired slot machines. After coasting to a finish beneath the Fremont Street Experience, participants gather for a postrace party, where refreshments, music, and chances to win prizes from sponsors accompany huffs and puffs of accomplishment. Additionally, strollers are permitted during the race but must line up behind individual runners and must not be equipped with nitrous.
Anytime Fitness, as the name suggests, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and 512 days a year with nonstop security. The one-month membership equips novice calorie burners and ripped Michelangelo models alike with the treadmills, cycles, elliptical machines, and weights necessary to garner enough fitness to run a marathon inside of a swimming pool filled with mud. Two personal-training sessions provide members with one-on-one coaching to help hurdle over fitness plateaus and imbue health hunters with expert advice on nutrition and exercise routines. Highlight the results of fat-frying and muscle-mass-magnifying sessions with one month of included unlimited tanning to paint new, ripply physiques a brilliant shade of bronze. As an added bonus, this Groupon waives the enrollment fee.
Triple Crown Indoor Batting Cages' full-length batting cages combine to form a stomping ground for baseball and softball sluggers in training. With Triple Crown's open-area hitting facilities, players can fine-tune their swings and track hits off the bat to determine whether each hit is a dinker or an upper-decker. Players can enjoy the heckle-free training regimens of automatic-pitching machines, which can be set to to hurl either softballs or baseballs to prepare bat-wielders for spontaneous showdowns with rogue oranges.