Introduction to Sunrise Manor, Nevada
Sunrise Manor is a suburb of Las Vegas, located in southeast Nevada. It is neither a city nor town, but an unincorporated township (also known as a "Census-Designated Place") situated within Clark County, Nevada. As an unincorporated township, Sunrise Manor does not have its own municipal government. Instead, it relies on Clark County to provide all its governmental functions and town services. Also part of Clark County are the city of Las Vegas and the unincorporated township of Paradise (containing the Las Vegas Strip and McCarran Airport), both of which are less than ten miles from Sunrise Manor. Other nearby cities include North Las Vegas, Winchester, Henderson, Whitney, and Spring Valley.
Attractions in and around Sunrise Manor
Sunrise Manor is the home of the Las Vegas Nevada Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church), dedicated in December, 1989. The temple is 80,350 square feet in size and has 192 rooms and six spires, one of which scales to 119 feet in height.
Just a short drive away is the famous Las Vegas Strip, containing a seemingly unlimited number of lodging, dining, gaming, and entertainment options, including many world-class hotels and casinos. In addition, there are dozens of golf courses and seven lakes located within 20 miles of Sunrise Manor. Among the many other attractions in the area are the following:
- Las Vegas Ski
- Adventuredome Theme Park at Circus Circus
- Liberace Museum
- Stratosphere Tower
- Gondola Rides at the Venetian Resort
- Red Rock Canyon (less than one hour away)
- Lake Mead/Hoover Dam (less than one half-hour away)
Sports lovers can enjoy games played by the following local teams:
- Baseball (Pacific Coast League: PCL):
- The Las Vegas 51s are a Minor League AAA affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
- Football (Arena Football League: AFL):
- Las Vegas Gladiators
- Hockey (East Coast Hockey League: ECHL):
- Las Vegas Wranglers
- National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA
- UNLV (University of Nevada at Las Vegas) Rebels
- Boxing: Nearby Las Vegas regularly hosts many high-profile bouts across all weight divisions.