With the natural beauty of both mountains and desert surrounding its residents - along with retail centers and parks adding to the city's livability factor - North Las Vegas includes plenty of recreational opportunities. Because of its climate, those who enjoy mild winters and hot summers will find plenty to do outdoors all year long. There are over 1,000 miles of walking and biking trails alone, as well as golf courses and aquatic centers when the time comes to escape the heat. Even though the majority of the North Las Vegas population is under 65 years old, there are multiple senior centers available, making the city a popular retirement alternative. For those who love to shop, options ranging from small shops to large malls will please both casual strollers and hardcore bargain hunters alike.

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Don't mistake North Las Vegas, Nevada, for the city with bright neon lights and casinos. A mere eight miles away from the Strip, North Las Vegas is a family-friendly area, the fourth-largest city in the state, and one of the fastest-growing areas in Nevada. The city has a strong housing market with homes available in price ranges to accommodate almost any budget, in picturesque neighborhoods such as Desert Moon and Cheyenne Plateau.

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