Nestled in the foothills and ridges on the western rim of the Las Vegas valley, adjacent to the internationally renowned Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, is a 22,500-acre master-planned community that offers open spaces, glistening views of the Las Vegas Strip and the most diverse collection of housing options in Southern Nevada.
Summerlin, a development of The Howard Hughes Corporation, is literally master-planned to perfection and will be for years to come. Since 1990 this community has grown to encompass more than 230 parks, more than two dozen public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, nine golf courses, three resort hotels, world-class recreational facilities, retail and entertainment centers, well-established office parks, a state-of-the-art medical center and more — all playfully connected by more than 150 miles of nationally-recognized, award-winning trails that span the community. A wealth of high desert activities, including hiking and rock climbing, encourage a healthy outdoor lifestyle. In Summerlin, the abundance of amenities combine to create the community’s hallmark quality of life.
Living in Summerlin
Summerlin is home to more than two-dozen schools, including 11 nationally-recognized private schools and 16 public schools. Half of Summerlin’s public schools were ranked 5-star for the 2012/2013 school year by the Clark County School District. Several colleges and specialized higher education facilities are also located in the community, ensuring learning opportunities for residents of all ages. The community’s many educational amenities have a well-established track record of academic accomplishments, athletic victories and cultural accolades. Simply put, Summerlin is the smartest address in town.
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Summerlin residents enjoy access to a world of lifestyle opportunities that are unequaled in Las Vegas. The community proudly boasts 150 neighborhood and community parks that are all uniquely activated with different amenities, such as swimming pools and tot lots to baseball fields and basketball courts. The parks and community centers provide a wide variety of social and recreational offerings including the long list of events — many of which are planned exclusively for residents. Nearly a dozen special events, seasonal celebrations, classes, camps, athletic programming and more are coordinated annually for those who call Summerlin home.
Things To Do in Summerlin
Summerlin is one of Las Vegas’ newer neighborhoods, and as a master-planned community, it includes a wealth of parks and outdoor recreation. Golf courses are scattered throughout the area, although not all are open to the public. Angel Park is both open to the public and a popular place to get in time on the greens. Red Rock Canyon, just to the west of Summerlin, is place to bike, hike, picnic, enjoy a horseback ride, take on world-class climbing, or simply enjoy a drive.
Tivoli Village is Summerlin’s newest shopping plaza, and the word “village” is a telling sign. It’s an outdoor shopping plaza, with an assortment of shops, businesses, and restaurants. You’ll find places like Pandora jewelry, BluNoir and Land Rover–not your common assortment of shops. Across the street from Tivoli, Boca Park has a Target, but it also has REI, liquor stores and a grocery store, and plenty of restaurants. Small shops are scattered throughout Summerlin, including a places like the local shopping plaza across from the Red Rock Resort that has a Costco and Lowe’s Home Improvement.