Moving to a new area or choosing a new neighborhood to move in to? You have to take in every single detail and ask a ton of questions. Getting to know the area can take a lot of time. That includes getting to know the roads, the stores, the amenities, and even the people! Going through everything and getting it all moved over to the new home takes a lot of time. So does getting everything unpacked, getting all the utilities and electronics hooked up, and getting everyone settled in. Let us help relieve some of the stress and give you a helping hand with planning out your move.
Here are 10 Reasons to Live near Storage West on Craig Rd:
1. The Parks
In the area of Storage West on Craig Rd, there are several outdoor parks to choose from; the largest of them being Craig Ranch Regional Park. Craig Ranch Regional Park is approximately 170 acres in size. They have four civic plazas for parties, three dog parks, and two lighted competition baseball fields. They also have tennis, volleyball courts, basketball courts, and community gardens. The park also offers a 65,000 square foot skate park; a great place to go for the skateboarder or skater in your family.
Aliante Nature Discovery Park is another park in the area that offers a little more than just outside play. This park has a waterfall rock display flowing into a small pond that is full of ducks and little ducklings; as well as a large outside play area with a three story jungle gym area with awesome winding slides.
Other local parks in the area include Goynes Park, Patriot Park, Sandstone Ridge Park, and Desert Horizons Park. Each of these parks offers ample picnicking areas, large play areas for the kids, and jungle gyms. They also have sand areas, and plenty of grassy areas to play whatever games your kids want to play. All of these outdoor gems are just minutes away from Storage West on Craig Rd.
2. The Golf
Within a few minutes of Storage West on Craig Rd, there are three 18-hole golf courses; the Los Prados Golf Club, Aliante Golf Club, and Shadow Creek Golf Club. Los Prados Golf Club offers 18 holes with yardage just under 6000 yards and a par of 70. The course has 3 large par 5s and 10 spacious par 4 holes. This course is a challenging test for even the experienced golfer. There is also The Restaurant at Los Prados. There they offer fine dining in a casual atmosphere. They also have the 19th Hole Lounge which is a great place to unwind after a great game of golf.
Shadow Creek Golf Club is a more challenging course. They have a par of 72. This course has 7,560 yards of play on rolling hills and canyons in the heart of North Las Vegas. The majestic course layout and abundance of imported plants and trees makes you forget that you are in Las Vegas. (Until the temperatures hit the 100s that is!)
Aliante Golf Club is an elegant option amongst the local clubs, stretching 7,000 yards from the back tees. The course is highlighted by two water features, generous landing areas, and strategic use of trees. Many trees there are not commonly found in most desert courses, such as Pear and Purple Locust trees. There is also the 3100 Grille at Aliante Golf Club, offering mouth-watering options for breakfast, lunch, and happy hour. No matter which course you choose, you’ll only be minutes away from Storage West on Craig Rd.
3. Downtown Las Vegas and The Strip
Storage West on Craig Rd is directly north of Downtown Las Vegas, home of the Freemont Street Experience. This is only a few minutes further away from the infamous Las Vegas Strip. Downtown Las Vegas has been transformed into the Fremont Street Experience. This is a staple for tourists to visit, as well as locals looking for entertainment out of the house.
Freemont Street has many well-known casinos like the 4 Queens, Golden Nugget, and Binion’s Gambling Hall. And of course Fremont Casino, The D Casino, and The El Cortez as well. Fremont Street has blossomed into a happening place to be. Along with the casinos, you have Slotzilla. This is a zip line thrill ride that flies you through the middle of Downtown Vegas. Also, there’s the Viva Vision Light Shows atop the Fremont Street Experience; and The Neon Graveyard, home to many of the nostalgic neon signs from casinos long gone. There is epic fine dining in Downtown Las Vegas, like Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse in Golden Nugget, Hugo’s Cellar at the 4 Queens, Andiamo Italian at The D Casino, and Top of Binions’s Steakhouse at Binion’s Gambling Hall. Each of these restaurants offers the best in fine dining and atmosphere.
A few minutes south of the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas is the infamous Las Vegas Strip; with too many casinos to list and hundreds of places to eat, shop, play, and enjoy. All the entertainment you can ever need, only a few miles from Storage West on Craig Rd.
4. The Shopping
Storage West on Craig Rd is located in a centralized area in between some excellent shopping centers and specialty stores. No one in the family is left out of this shopping experience, even the pets; as there are options of stores for everyone. Storage West on Craig is only a few miles from the North Premium Outlets on West Charleston; which is an outdoor outlet mall with over 175 retail stores and eateries located within it. This mall has well-known name brand stores as well as specialty stores suited for every type of shopper.
In close proximity to Storage West on Craig are a couple of incredible second hand stores, or thrift stores, that make shopping extremely fun. These thrift stores offer everything from clothing to furniture, nick knacks, vintage electronics, books, and all kinds of second hand treasures. A little further west or east of Storage West on Craig are large chain shopping centers including Old Navy, Burlington, Ross, Big 5 Sports, and many other places to shop, shop, shop.
5. The Casinos
One thing that you get used to with living in Las Vegas is that there are casinos all over the valley. The best part of having these casinos around is that they offer more entertainment than just gambling; entertainment for the entire family. In the area of Storage West on Craig are four of the larger hotel and casino combinations that offer gambling and fine dining, movie theaters, arcades and play areas for the kids, buffets and fast food restaurants, and concerts and shows for parents and kids.
The closest to Storage West on Craig is The Cannery on Craig Rd, less than four miles from our office. The Cannery offers six different dining experiences as well as their buffet, the Galaxy Movie Theater which is an all-digital luxury theater offering all the newest movie releases, and The Club which is North Las Vegas’ premier concert venue.
To the southwest of Storage West on Craig is the Texas Station Hotel and Casino; which offers more family friendly entertainment with a movie theater, arcade room, kids play area, and a bowling alley.
A little north of Storage West on Craig is the Aliante Casino Resort; geared more towards mom and dad, with fine dining, a sports book, bingo, a spa, and various concerts and other events. No matter what direction you go, entertainment and dining are only minutes away from Storage West on Craig.
6. The Food
Las Vegas offers so much variety when it comes to food and the area surrounding Storage West on Craig is right in the mix to find great food and dining experiences. Of course you have the casinos in the area, each of them with several different options for fast food places and fine dining; but there are some stand-alone restaurants and dining establishments that deserve some attention.
Three and a half miles from Storage West on Craig is the infamous Bacon Bar. Most recognizable from appearing on several TV shows showcasing their specialty menu and drinks which almost all are made with BACON. According to them, if it is worth eating, it is better eating with Bacon!
A few miles south is another famous stop, the Heart Attack Grill, at the Freemont Street Experience. This is not the place to go for a sensible meal, so definitely disregard if you’re calorie counting. Offering burgers that range in size from the single burger up to the EIGHT PATTY Octuple Bypass Burger with bacon and Flatliner Fries (cooked in pure lard). When you walk in to the place, you are dressed in a hospital gown. There is a scale on the stage behind the bar that is there to see where you weigh, and if you weigh over 350lbs, you eat for FREE! These are just two of the great places to enjoy dining around Storage West on Craig, but there are soooooo many more.
7. The Grocery Stores
One of the most important things about coming in to a new neighborhood is getting acclimated with the local grocery stores and markets in that area. In close proximity to Storage West on Craig are several options for you to provide great dinners at home, with several different grocery store companies to choose from as well as several smaller market style businesses for specialty grocery items.
Smith’s is a Kroger’s affiliate grocery store, which carries just about everything you can think of for groceries, as well as fresh fruits and veggies and an excellent meat market for fresh meats.
Grocery store staples like Albertson’s and Von’s give you that big supermarket option without buying from the bulk seller stores like Sam’s and Costco.
Specialty food stores like Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, and Sprouts are near us as well. These stores are directed more towards the healthier eater, offering you a wide selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, specialty box foods and can goods, and a butcher shop style meat market.
There are even smaller grocer style specialty stores, catered to those needing items from specific parts of the world. No matter what type of dining or what you are craving, we have it all near Storage West on Craig Rd.
8. The Neighborhoods
There are several large neighborhoods surrounding Storage West on Craig Rd; Castle Bay Shores, Northgate, Aliante, Eagle Creek, and Plaza San Miguel just to name a few of them. Each one of these neighborhoods has different features and offerings to entice you to be a part of them. The area surrounding Storage West on Craig is a vast space, giving multiple home-building companies the space to offer many different types of home; whether you are looking for a multiple floor design or single story, one bedroom or five bedrooms, there is a home design and location that will be perfect for your family or living needs.
With the space these builders have, these neighborhoods hold hundreds of homes within them, which allows for schools to be in close proximity to the homes, or parks and play areas to be within walking distances from the homes; and puts the grocery stores and retail stores within a few minutes of your home. There are gated secure neighborhoods in the area that offer more security for your family. There are also options for golf course homes, with the backyard facing the fairways and a golf cart ride away from the first hole of the course. So many options for you and your family for whatever housing needs you have, within minutes of Storage West on Craig.
9. The Schools
With the large number of homes and housing developments within a short distance of Storage West on Craig, the need for schools is vital. Clark County ISD has established schooling for your kids, for every age, that holds a higher standard for learning within a public school environment. Multiple schools for all age groups and grades are in the surrounding area, from kindergarten and pre-k to elementary, middle schools, and high schools. Each of these establishments offers your children the chance to advance through their grade and on to the next with a culmination of graduation from Cheyenne High School, Canyon Springs High School, or Mojave High.
There are even options for private learning and specialty tutors in the area, giving your kids the chance for more in depth learning in a more hands on atmosphere. So many options for you to choose for schools for your children, and these schools are just a few short minutes away from Storage West on Craig Rd.
10. It’s Las Vegas!
The BEST thing about living near Storage West on Craig Rd is that you get to call the Las Vegas Valley your home. It’s Las Vegas! There is no other place in the world like it. But, don’t think that all we have here is the Vegas Strip and Casinos. We have tons more to see and do than just going to the Strip.
National landmarks like Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam are iconic places to see and play tourist. The Dam offers tours inside to show the inner workings of how it was made and what it does for the city of Las Vegas and the surrounding states.
For those looking to get out and enjoy the outdoors, Red Rock Canyon and Mount Charleston offer hiking, picnic areas, camping sites, scenic views and each have some of the best landscape and views you will ever see.
We also have professional sports teams becoming a major part of our city; professional hockey is already here, with professional football coming soon; not to mention the minor league soccer and baseball teams that call Las Vegas home.
Another great thing is that Las Vegas is in close proximity to the Grand Canyon, to Los Angeles, to Phoenix, and to the entire western coast of the US; giving you tons of places to go to and explore. This city offers tons of sights and sounds, things to do and places to go, shopping and eating, and fun for kids and adults. This is why living near Storage West on Craig Rd is so great!
Bonus: North Las Vegas Airport Landing Watching Area
Associated with McCarran Airport, North Las Vegas Airport offers services and amenities that are directed to the single engine aircraft and turboprop engines to business jets and personal fliers; no commercial machines or great big jumbo jets on these runways. A more personal approach to flying, NLV Airport has helicopter landing areas and runways that house every type of personally owned flying machine. There is a flight school on property, just in case you ever wanted to learn to fly!
A great thing about this airport is the Landing and Viewing Area located on Decatur, just south of the Decatur and Cheyenne intersection on the western side of the airport. This area has a parking area, a small memorial park, and a couple of seating areas to sit and watch the take offs and landings that happen daily at the North Las Vegas Airport. From this area you will see helicopters taking off and landing, smaller engine planes and personal and smaller commercial jets. It really is a cool place to bring the kids and have a picnic and enjoy the excitement of flying. Be sure to take your camera!
Not convinced yet? Come on in and see us! We’d love to answer any questions you have about our area.