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Summerlin is a plush community tucked away in the Las Vegas Valley of Nevada. The town got its name from Jean Amelia Summerlin, the matriarch of the Howard Hughes’s family.

The Hughes’ family owns a sizable part of the community, including the community’s retail center and the Las Vegas Ballpark.

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It is located right at the border of the Spring Mountains and the Red Rock Canyon, offering some of the most amazing views of the region. Over the years, the community has grown to be a bustling destination that is home to more than 200 parks, retail centers, world-class resorts, and numerous golf courses. Combined, all these facilities promise a memorable vacation in true Nevada style.

The town’s proximity to the Red Rock Canyon and Spring Mountains provides options for getting outdoors. Popular for hiking, rock climbing, and photography, the two attractions are every thrill seeker’s dream come true. Camping sites are also available at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area so that visitors can enjoy an overnight stay in the wild.

Summerlin’s numerous community parks also provide the perfect way to unwind, which include The Arbors Sports Park, Mesa Park, Oxford Park, and the Willows Paseo Park, among many others.

The community also features public pools at the following parks: Willows, Vistas, and Trails. Away from the parks, other recreational activities that you can engage in include walking and cycling on the town’s trails.

A tour of the community would be incomplete without visiting Downtown Summerlin. This is the go-to dining and shopping district of the rea and includes the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa, a residential apartment complex, as well as the Downtown Summerlin Shopping Center. The shopping center is home to popular retailers and iconic brands such as Apple, Sephora, Michael Kors, and Victoria’s Secret.

The center is also the perfect place to enjoy both casual and fine dining. From Maggiano’s Restaurant for Italian cuisine to Sushi Loca for delectable seafood and Crazy Pita for the best grill, there is something for every palate.

Summerlin is a charming escape from the Strip and an ideal place to stop when in the area. Click on the links below to explore a range of hotels, apartments, rentals, and casinos in and around Summerlin.

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