LAS VEGAS/TRAVEL GUIDE/WHERE TO STAY & EAT/WHERE TO GO & THINGS TO DO/WHAT TO SHOP

PERJANTAI, 03. HEINÄKUUTA 2020

LAS VEGAS

Las Vegas Hotels, Shows, Things to Do, Restaurants & Maps

An oasis of indulgence in the desert, Vegas' seduction is hypnotic. The Strip shimmers with promise; like all mirages, though, reality doesn't reflect the veneer.

 

Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. Las Vegas, is one of the world’s top destinations. Famous for its buzzing casinos and the neon glow of the Las Vegas Strip, the city offers unparalleled entertainment. This desert metropolis boasts a diverse population and cool neighborhoods. From its legendary nightlife to the historic Mob Museum, Las Vegas has something for everyone.

Known for its vibrant nightlife, stylish hotels and extravagant pool parties, Las Vegas knows how to have a good time. Uncover the city’s best-kept secrets and much more with our Las Vegas travel guide that brings you the best of art, culture, travel and entertainment. Dubbed ‘the entertainment capital of the world,’ Las Vegas also has impressive natural surroundings. Step away from the hustle and bustle and explore the beauty just outside the city. 

In this 24/7 city where it's possible to spend your entire visit in labyrinthine indoor worlds where artificial lighting mimics day passing into night, many visitors won't wander far from their expensive accommodations, lavish pool bar, mesmerizing casino floor, or even pulsing dance floor. The wise and well-informed, however, (that's you!) will venture off the Strip to experience the spectacular scenic beauty surrounding Las Vegas (after all, vega is 'meadow' in Spanish). Forged by tectonics,outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the carved by the wind and baked by the desert sun, Grand Canyon, Red Rock Canyon, Hoover Dam and plains, epic mountains and alpine forests beckon you to trade humanity's distractions for nature's warm embrace, while those looking to see Las Vegas from a different angle will appreciate the city’s many helicopter tours.

 

 

 

BEST TIME TO GO TO LAS VEGAS

The best time to visit Las Vegas is from March to May and from September to November. While you’ll find plenty of travel deals throughout the year, the spring and fall shoulder seasons offer the most moderate weather. Sin City sees an influx of visitors during the winter months, especially surrounding New Year’s Eve, and the sweltering summers see daytime temperatures exceeding 100 degrees. No matter when you decide to visit Vegas, try to plan a mid-week trip – because this is a common weekend getaway destination, you’ll find more rooms at lower rates between Tuesday and Thursday.

  • March-May

Spring in Las Vegas means comfortable daily temperatures hovering in the 70s and 80s. You will need to pack a few light layers, though, as temperatures cool significantly once the sun goes down. Vegas sees fewer visitors during these months, making it easy to score a good room at a great price. You'll also find a variety of special events taking place in spring.

  • June-August

You'll never truly appreciate air conditioning until you visit Vegas in the summer. While you probably won't be spending time walking the Strip in June, July or August, if you need some fresh air, head out in the early morning or after dark when temperatures are more bearable. July and August see an increase in rainfall, but showers are often short-lived. Even with the fickle conditions, summer is a popular time to visit Vegas, especially for families. Plan on slightly higher hotel rates, not to mention limited space by the pool.

  • September-November

Like spring, autumn is a great time to experience Las Vegas: The summer heat begins to wane and tourist traffic dies down. Expect temperatures in the 80s and 90s in September and October; if you're visiting in November, be prepared for the onset of the winter chill with daytime highs falling into the 60s. However, visitor traffic will start to pick up again as winter nears, so if you're planning a trip in late fall, you should consider booking a few weeks in advance to ensure availability.

  • December-February

Cooler weather and an abundance of holiday parties make winter an extremely popular time to visit Sin City. You'll want to make flight and hotel reservations at least a month in advance, especially if you're hoping to ring in the new year Vegas-style. Although the weather is certainly warmer here than it is in other parts of the United States, Vegas can get pretty chilly in winter, with temps ranging from the low 60s to the high 30s. 

 

 

 

GETTING AROUND LAS VEGAS

 The best way to get around Las Vegas is by taxi or by bus. The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) offers bus routes 24 hours a day along the Strip and downtown area, providing easy, affordable transportation. And you won't find any shortage of cabs should you wish to move around on your own schedule. If you're based on the Strip, the Monorail provides fast transportation to many of the casinos along the northern part of Las Vegas Boulevard. If you prefer to walk, you should arm yourself with plenty of sunscreen and water to avoid heat stroke. 

Getting from the McCarran International Airport (LAS) to the Strip is a breeze since the airport is actually right across the street from Mandalay Bay (you can access it from Wayne Newton Boulevard). Many hotels offer airport shuttle services, and the RTC buses service stops at or near the terminals. Car rentals are also available at the airport (and throughout Las Vegas), but unless you're looking to take a trip to the Hoover Dam or the Grand Canyon, you should opt for another means of transportation. Helicopter tours can be a memorable way to see these natural wonders. Traffic along the Strip is hectic and parking is both scarce and expensive.

  • Walking The Strip is 4.2 miles long – don't assume you can walk easily between casino hotels, even those that appear to be close together.
  • Rideshare By far the best way to get around Vegas in most circumstances, and even cheaper when traveling with others.
  • Bus Day passes on the 24-hour Deuce and faster (though not 24-hour and not servicing all casinos) SDX buses are an excellent way to get around.
  • Taxi Expensive. Tips are expected.
  • Monorail Expensive, inconveniently located on the east side of the Strip and with a limited route, but great views and regular services.
  • Tram Operates between some casinos. Free and slow.

Bicycle - Cycling is a great way to get around Downtown, and (albeit clunky) bikes are available for inexpensive rental at pods around the neighborhood. Technically, you can ride between Downtown and the Strip or other outlying neighborhoods, but we don't recommend it due to distance, heat and the potentially dicey neighborhoods you'd be riding through.

Bus - RTC buses operate from 5am to 2am daily, with popular Strip and Downtown routes running 24/7 every 15 to 20 minutes. Double-decker Deuce buses to/from Downtown stop every block or two along the Strip. Quicker SDX express buses stop outside some Strip casino hotels and at the Fashion Show, the city's convention center and a few off-Strip shopping malls. Have exact change or bills ready when boarding or buy a pass before boarding from ticket vending machines at bus stops. Many off-Strip casino hotels offer limited shuttle buses to/from the Strip, usually reserved for hotel guests (sometimes free, but a surcharge may apply).

Car & Motorcycle - The only document that international short-term visitors legally need to rent or drive a car or motorcycle is a license from their home country. You may be required to show an international driving permit (IDP) if your license isn't written in English.

Taxi & Limousine - It's illegal to hail a cab on the street. Instead, taxi stands are found at almost every casino hotel and shopping mall. By law, the maximum number of passengers is five. All companies must have at least one wheelchair-accessible van, but you'll usually have to call ahead and then wait. For special occasions or stepping out in style, some parties will hire a limousine. Hourly rates start at around $30 for a town car and go up to $125 for a 14-passenger Super Stretch Hummer H2 Limo with a complimentary champagne bar.

 

 

 

 

WHERE TO STAY & EAT IN LAS VEGAS

 

  • The Cliffs at Peace Canyon

This hotel is conveniently located less than 13 km from the exciting Las Vegas Strip. Experience ultimate entertainment, gaming and shopping while staying in a spacious, well-equipped room. The Cliffs at Peace Canyon features one and 2 bedroom accommodations with fully equipped kitchens and separate living areas. After some area sightseeing or shopping, take a swim in the pool or relax with the spa services. Enjoy the outdoor fireplace and entertainment area and meet some new friends. The great location plus the comfort and independence of the guestrooms make the Cliffs an ideal place for a Las Vegas getaway.

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  • Desert Paradise Resort By Diamond Resorts

Situated just 3 km from the south end of the Las Vegas Strip and just minutes from the excitement of Fremont Street, this hotel offers spacious suites and an adult pool. Desert Paradise Resort features a 24-hour fitness centre and 24-hour internet access room. A family pool and whirlpool tub are open until midnight. The helpful concierge offers discounts to shows, along with information on area attractions, major shopping centres and championship golf courses. Accommodations at Desert Paradise include one and 2-bedroom suites with full kitchens, dishwashers and laundry facilities. Guests will enjoy furnished balconies or patios as well as exterior corridors.

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  • Encore at Wynn Las Vegas

Situated right on the Las Vegas Strip, this 5-star hotel and casino is adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas. It offers luxury accommodations, signature restaurants and an award-winning spa. The spacious suites of the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas feature modern décor with floor-to-ceiling windows. Each suite is equipped with at least 2 flat-screen TVs, and a living room with a minibar. A work area with state-of-the-art office equipment is included. The restaurants of Encore feature a variety of cuisines, ranging from premium steaks to classic Italian. The hotel also has 3 on-site nightclubs, including XS Nightclub, which offers a full bar and entertainment by the outdoor pools and cabanas. The hotel's fitness centre offers daily classes. Personal trainers are available. This hotel is within walking distance of all restaurants and attractions on Las Vegas Boulevard. This is our guests' favourite part of Las Vegas, according to independent reviews.

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  • M Resort Spa & Casino

Situated on the South Las Vegas Strip off Interstate 15, M Resort Spa & Casino offers non-stop entertainment and a variety of dining options including restaurants, bars, a deli and a bakery. Free guest parking is provided. T-Mobile Arena is 17 minutes’ drive away. This resort spa and casino offers upscale rooms with comfortable décor. Guest rooms include a 42-inch flat-screen HDTV, an in-room refreshment centre, a built-in desk with an executive chair and free local calls. The en suite bathrooms boast marble floors and a separate bathtub and shower. TVs are also provided in each bathroom. The resort offers wide selection of dining options from Anthony’s Steakhouse to Jayde Fuzion to Marinelli's Pasta Bar. Guests can enjoy specialty cocktails, craft beers and wine at their choice of 5 on-site bars including Ravello Lounge, which features live entertainment by top bands and DJs. M Resort Spa & Casino provides everything needed for a memorable stay. Gusts can relax with a massage from the full-service spa or visit the spacious gaming floor, complete with slot machines and card games. Top-rated golf courses are located within close vicinity of this resort. The resort offers a free shuttle service to McCarran International Airport, as well as complimentary scheduled shuttle service to and from Tropicana Las Vegas. Fremont Street Experience and Central Las Vegas attractions are 20 minutes’ drive away from M Resort Spa & Casino.

A view of the pool at M Resort Spa & Casino or nearby

 

 

 

  • Lovely condo! Walking distance to the Strip with pool and spa

Situated in Las Vegas, 2.2 km from Bellagio Fountains and 2.4 km from Eiffel Tower at Paris Hotel, Lovely condo! Walking distance to the Strip with pool and spa features accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Each unit features a balcony, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a seating area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV, a washing machine, and a private bathroom with hot tub and a hairdryer. A microwave, a fridge and oven are also available, as well as a coffee machine. Colosseum at Caesars Palace is 2.5 km from the apartment, while Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is 2.6 km from the property. The nearest airport is McCarran International Airport, 7 km from Lovely condo! Walking distance to the Strip with pool and spa.

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  • Residence Inn Las Vegas South/Henderson

Situated in Las Vegas, 15 km from Shark Reef Aquarium, Residence Inn Las Vegas South/Henderson features accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The property is around 16 km from Mandalay Bay Convention Center, 17 km from CityCenter Las Vegas and 17 km from Crystals Shopping Center. Attractions in the area include Colosseum at Caesars Palace, 18 km away, or Forum Shops At Caesars Palace, set 18 km from the property. Staff at the hotel are always available to provide advice at the reception. Eiffel Tower at Paris Hotel is 17 km from Residence Inn Las Vegas South/Henderson, while High Roller is 17 km from the property. The nearest airport is McCarran International Airport, 15 km from the accommodation.

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  • Luxury Studio at MGM Signature, Great Location, Awesome Lazy River Pool

Situated in Las Vegas, Luxury Studio at MGM Signature, Great Location, Awesome Lazy River Pool features accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, a restaurant and access to a garden with an outdoor pool. This apartment offers free private parking and a 24-hour front desk. The apartment has 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge, and 1 bathroom with a hot tub. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge. The wellness area at the apartment is comprised of a fitness centre and a hot tub. A casino is available on site and hiking can be enjoyed within close proximity of Luxury Studio at MGM Signature, Great Location, Awesome Lazy River Pool. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Crystals Shopping Center, Eiffel Tower at Paris Hotel and CityCenter Las Vegas. The nearest airport is McCarran International, 4.2 km from Luxury Studio at MGM Signature, Great Location, Awesome Lazy River Pool, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

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  • Beautiful 3 bed/2 Bath Cozy Get Away Home

Set in Las Vegas, 6 km from Fremont Street Experience, Beautiful 3 bed/2 Bath Cozy Get Away Home offers accommodation with a shared lounge, free WiFi and a shared kitchen. This holiday home provides air-conditioned accommodation with a patio. The holiday home has 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms with a shower. For added convenience, the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge. The Neon Museum is 6 km from the holiday home, while Mob Museum is 6 km from the property. The nearest airport is McCarran International Airport, 15 km from Beautiful 3 bed/2 Bath Home.

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  • Luxurious stay at modern condo

Set in Las Vegas, 5 km from Bellagio Fountains, Luxurious stay at modern condo offers accommodation with a shared lounge, free WiFi and a shared kitchen. This apartment provides air-conditioned accommodation with a patio. The apartment features 2 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Eiffel Tower at Paris Hotel is 5 km from the apartment, while Colosseum at Caesars Palace is 5 km away. The nearest airport is McCarran International Airport, 10 km from Luxurious stay at modern condo.

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  • Combo at MGM Signature

With Crystals Shopping Center reachable in 1.3 km, Combo at MGM Signature features accommodation, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and a bar. Complimentary WiFi is provided throughout the property. Offering pool or city views, each unit comes with a kitchenette, a cable flat-screen TV and DVD player, desk, a washing machine and a private bathroom with hot tub and a hairdryer. A dishwasher, a microwave and fridge are also available, as well as a coffee machine. The aparthotel has a wellness area, including a hot tub. Free private parking and a business centre are available, as well as a 24-hour front desk. A casino is available at Combo at MGM Signature, while guests can also relax on the sun terrace. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Eiffel Tower at Paris Hotel, CityCenter Las Vegas and Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The nearest airport is McCarran International Airport, 4.2 km from Combo at MGM Signature. This is our guests' favourite part of Las Vegas, according to independent reviews.

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WHERE TO GO AND THINGS TO DO IN LAS VEGAS

There are so many fun things to do in Las Vegas. With so many attractions and so little time, you’re probably wondering where to start. Want to drive Ferraris, shoot guns or Ride a Horse? Maybe other Las Vegas activities like taking in the best views of the Strip aboard the High Roller and checking out a museum are more your style. Las Vegas attractions are some of the best in the world, so come check out all the activities you can’t do at home.

 

 

  •  Marvel at the Bellagio

This is Las Vegas at its most luxurious, an Italianate marble extravaganza with its own eight-acre lake. Head to Jean Philippe Patisserie to enjoy morning pastries while admiring the world’s largest chocolate fountain, check out the Conservatory (part greenhouse, part camp and colourful fantasyland), and be sure to watch the mesmerising jets of the fountains after sundown.

Top 10 things to do in Las Vegas | Nevada travel inspiration

 

 

  • Explore the Luxor pyramid

Inside the sloping, monolithic walls of the Luxor lie two interesting exhibits. Enter the Egyptian pyramid through the paws of the Sphinx to see Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, the world’s only permanent exhibition of items salvaged from the Titanic, and the gruesome but uplifting Bodies...the Exhibition.

What's With All The Deaths at The Luxor Las Vegas - Casino.org Blog

 

 

  • Ride the Big Apple Coaster

Shake things up with a loop around the Manhattan skyline on New York–New York’s Big Apple Coaster. The little yellow cabs that loop and race around its skyscraper towers speed at 67mph, plunge over 200ft and roll like a jet fighter – this is a serious thrill ride no theme-park fan should miss.

The Big Apple Coaster and Arcade | Arcade, Big apple, Coasters

 

 

 

  • The High Roller

If you want sky-high views without having to board a helicopter, this is easily the most entertaining option. At more than 550 feet (167 meters) tall, the High Roller in Vegas isn't your county fair Ferris wheel. See for yourself during a 30-minute revolution in one of the High Roller's 28 air-conditioned compartments. Choose from day or night rides to watch the landscape glimmer with hot sun or neon lights as you soar high above. Whether Sin City is your favorite vacation spot or you've traveled half the world to see the Strip for the first time, this ride above the Las Vegas skyline won't leave you disappointed. Time your ride for sunset to get the best photos, and add the happy hour option with an in-pod bartender for drinks with a dash of insight from a Sin City local.

High Roller (Neveda State) : The tallest Ferris wheel in the ...

 

 

  • Aquarium at the Mirrage

The most spectacular attraction at the Mirage. Most people first catch a glimpse during check-in, but others make a special trip just to see. It's a super huge 20,000-gallon saltwater tank behind the front desk and with an indoor coral reef that is home to more than 450 fish! The tank is home to exotic fish from more than 85 species including angelfish, puffer fish, tangs and other exotic sea creatures. These fish were specifically selected for their adaptability to the environment and compatibility with other species.

Aquarium at The Mirage | Las Vegas, NV 89109

 

 

 

  • Las Vegas Helicopter Night Flight

See the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip and the surrounding region during this nighttime helicopter flight. Soar over this famous stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard with an exclusive sightseeing tour of Sin City’s downtown skyline and beyond, including the Bellagio, the Mirage, and the Fremont Street Experience. Your flight covers approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) and includes a celebratory glass of sparkling wine. There are a variety of departure times available throughout the evening to fit into almost any schedule. Hotel pickup and drop-off by Mercedes Sprinter is included.

Las Vegas Helicopter Tour Night Flight | Maverick Helicopters

 

 

 

  • Visit Madame Tussauds Las Vegas 

Visit Madame Tussauds Las Vegas and journey down the Grand Canal on an outdoor gondola ride during this Super Saver Romance Package. Then dine at Buddy V's Ristorante located on the Venetian Hotel and Casino. Enjoy all the activities consecutively on one day, or spread them out over the course of your stay in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Super Saver: Madame Tussauds with Gondola Boat Ride and Meal Upgrades


 

 

  • Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck at Paris Las Vegas

Take in glittering views of the Strip from the Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas, and experience the iconic French monument in living color, half-scale and Vegas style. Glide up 46-stories to a panoramic viewing deck, and look past the city lights to the vast Mojave Desert and arid mountains. Step up to the edge, for aerial views of the Bellagio Fountains, the glowing High Roller, and Sin City’s unforgettable, vibrant downtown.

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  • Nathan Burton Magic Show at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

athan Burton blends illusion, showgirls and comedy into a family-friendly show at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Join an all-ages crowd at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, and let Burton work his on-stage magic by reading minds, disappearing ladies and keeping the Sin City spirit alive with fun and flair.
 

Nathan Burton Magic Show at Planet Hollywood Resort ... - Tripadvisor

 

 

 

  • Visit Grand Canyon

Experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world from the land, air, and water get a full day guided tour on this from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon. Travel through a Joshua Tree forest en route to the Grand Canyon’s West Rim for sightseeing how you wish. You can walk on the glass-bottomed Grand Canyon Skywalk and/or a helicopter flight into the canyon coupled with a pontoon boat ride on the Colorado River to add a thrilling to your tour. Have a hot lunch at the Grand Canyon.

Memorable Las Vegas Trips to the Grand Canyon Are Easily Booked

 

 

 

  • Try the Extreme RZR Tour of Hidden Valley and Primm

Take an exhilarating ride through Primm Valley and Hidden Valley on an RZR. During this adventure departing from Las Vegas, follow your experienced adventure guide over mountain and desert terrain while driving your own juiced-up RZR 900s which are under a year old. The tour is the longest available and includes all safety equipment and round-trip transportation from Las Vegas hotels.

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  • Hot Air Balloon Ride

Fly over the Pahrump valley in a colorful hot air balloon on this exciting tour. Get a bird's-eye view of the stunning desert and mountain scenery, located about an hour away from the Las Vegas Strip. Soar as high as 10,000 feet—one of the highest flights available in the area—for unparalleled views. Upon landing, enjoy a Champagne toast to commemorate your scenic flight. You should book your balloon ride on day one or two of your Vegas trip as this tour is dependent on weather. Booking early in your trip gives you maximum flexibility if your tour needs to be rescheduled, then you won't miss out on this amazing trip!

 

 

 

  • Get Emerald Cave Kayak Tour on The Colorado River

Experience the serenity of Emerald Cave, a picturesque natural attraction on the Colorado River. This kayaking tour takes a small group max of 15 people paddling up the river with a guide. Stop for snacks and swimming along the way. Round-trip hotel transport is provided from Las Vegas to Willow Beach in Arizona.

Emerald Cave Kayak Tour on The Colorado River from Las Vegas

 

 

  • Try Maverick Horseback Ride

Saddle up for a scenic and leisurely Wild West horseback ride led by expert wranglers. After your expedition, revitalize with a hearty cowboy-style pancake and egg breakfast. The tour includes round-trip hotel transport from the Las Vegas Strip to a working horse ranch where you’re treated to gorgeous views of the desert landscape.
 

 

 

 

  • Go to Antelope Canyon

From Las Vegas, exploring either Lower Antelope Canyon or Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend in one day is an ambitious itinerary. You can get a small-group tour without the crowded big-bus experience. The small-group tour is limited to 14 people for a more intimate experience hiking through the slot canyon and taking in the views. 

 

 

 

  • Spot crocodiles and sharks at Mandalay Bay

In keeping with Las Vegas’s emphasis on immediate thrills, the Shark Reef aquarium focuses almost exclusively on dangerous marine predators, prowling through tanks designed to resemble a decaying ancient Mayan temple that’s sinking into the sea.

Shark Reef Aquarium in Las Vegas - Mandalay Bay

 

 

  • See Big Elvis

Head for the no-cover Piano Bar in Harrah’s, where the hunka-hunka love that is Pete Vallee, Las Vegas’s biggest and best-loved Elvis impersonator. His King-like voice, mastery of Elvis’s repertoire and easy audience rapport make this the best free show in town.

Big Elvis Las Vegas Show at Harrah's Piano Bar | Las Vegas Blog

 

 

 

  • Cross the drawbridge into Excalibur

If things haven't been kitsch enough yet, stroll through this bizarre Arthurian Castle - Casino. Built in 1990, it remains the most visible reminder of the era when Las Vegas briefly re-invented itself as a vast children’s playground – although with its jam-packed, multi-coloured turrets it doesn’t so much look like a castle, as like a child’s drawing of a castle.

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  • Watch a volcano erupt

Once the sun’s gone down, take your place outside the Mirage. The Artificial volcano at Steve Wynn’s first Strip venture erupts at hourly intervals, on the hour, after dark.

Mirage Volcano Las Vegas Review

 

 

 

  • Explore the Luxor pyramid

Inside the sloping, monolithic walls of the Luxor lie two interesting exhibits. Enter the Egyptian pyramid through the paws of the Sphinx to see Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, the world’s only permanent exhibition of items salvaged from the Titanic, and the gruesome but uplifting Bodies...the Exhibition.

What to Do at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas

 

 

 

  • Solve a murder

At CSI The Experience at the MGM Grand you can put your razor-sharp forensic skills to the test investigating, and almost certainly solving, fictional murder mysteries. A hugely enjoyable interactive adventure, this is perhaps the most enjoyable family attraction in Las Vegas.

CSI: The Experience | Las Vegas | Discount Tickets at Tix4Tonight

 

 

 

  • Indoor Skydiving Experience

If you’ve always wondered what it feels like to skydive but don’t have the guts to jump out of a plane, your days of fear are over. In Las Vegas, enjoy an indoor skydiving experience that mimics the conditions of freefalling without the need for a parachute or possible motion sickness. Spend three minutes suspended above a wind tunnel that simulates the thrill of weightlessness that skydivers enjoy when they fall though the air.

Indoor Skydiving Experience in Las Vegas

 

 

  • Outdoor Shooting Range Experience

Experience the excitement of unloading clips into targets during this outdoor shooting experience in Las Vegas. Choose from more than 70 different guns, including full-automatics, Western-style, and more. Learn about operations and safety from your expert guide and instructor and then take to the course with a private and small-group option. Take home photos from the shooting line free of charge.

Outdoor Shooting Range Experience in Las Vegas

 

 

  • Vegas Mini Baja Chase Dune Buggy Adventure

Ride in a specially-equipped buggy through the Nevada desert during this adrenaline-fueled activity departing from Las Vegas. On your own or with a friend, navigate through the area's most challenging terrain wearing full safety gear. 'Rolling Stone' named this excursion as Vegas' Best Near-Death Experience.

 

 

  • Exotic Car Driving Experience

Hop in your dream car and forget the speed limit with this driving experience in Las Vegas. Choose from 13 different supercars and race around the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. All necessary equipment will be provided, as well as race coaching, a safety briefing and some practice runs.

 

 

  • Get a Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour at Red Rock Canyon

Leave the lights and crowds of the Las Vegas Strip behind. Get out into the serene wilderness and explore the Red Rock Canyon at your own pace. Your guide picks you up at your Las Vegas hotel and provides all the supplies you need. Climb the hills on your electric bikes, and cruise the loop to get breathtaking views of the canyon.

 

 

 

 

WHERE TO SHOP IN LAS VEGAS

Just about every Las Vegas casino hotel has an indoor shopping area, but some are better than others. Below are my recommendations for the top places to go shopping in Las Vegas.

 

 

  • Fashion Show Mall

The greatest collection of upscale brands under one roof, the expansive Fashion Show Mall is centrally located on the Las Vegas Strip, across from Wynn Las Vegas. It is within walking distance of most Strip hotels, and you can also reach it by catching the bus that runs up and down the Strip, or by taking a short taxi ride. Swellegant anchor stores include Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Macy's, and Nordstrom. In addition to offering stylish men's and women's clothing, the Fashion Show Mall features more than a dozen jewelry stores. For those with more modest budgets, you can shop at Anthropologie, Ann Taylor, Everything But Water, Forever 21, and Guess.

Shopping Mall in Las Vegas, NV | Fashion Show

 

 

 

  • Las Vegas Premium Outlets

Lost at the tables? Make up for it by saving here. There are currently 155 stores at this upscale outlet mall, and the tally is growing. Retail shops include the usual suspects (Tommy Hilfiger, Liz Claiborne) along with brands one normally doesn't find at outlets (Benetton, Dolce & Gabbana, Tahari, Timberland, L'Occitane). Las Vegas Premium Outlets is located about 15 minutes from the Strip, and couples without a car can catch the Downtown Shoppers Express or the Las Vegas Strip Trolley to get there.

Las Vegas Premium Outlets — IBD Destinations

 

 

 

  • The Venetian Las Vegas

If Caesars Forum Shops transports Las Vegas visitors to Rome, the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Las Vegas surrounds them in a Venetian atmosphere. An extraordinary agora carved out of the desert, the Grande Canal Shoppes features a good selection of trendy and stylish merchants including Agatha fashion jewelry, ​Bebe, BCBG Max Azria, Burberry, Canyon Ranch Living, Davidoff, Kenneth Cole, and Sephora. Shoe connoisseurs know this shopping spot as the location of Jimmy Choo's Las Vegas outpost.

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  • Miracle Mile Shop

Inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the Miracle Mile contains 170 mostly mid-priced shops and restaurants. Miracle Mile Shops, located mid-Strip, are especially heavy in health and beauty goods. Find dedicated shops for Aveda, Bath & Body Works, the Body Shop, Clinique, H2O, L'Occitane, Origins, and Victoria's Secret Beauty here. It's the perfect place to pick up a scented candle or fragrant bubble bath to make a honeymoon suite feel even more special.

Miracle Mile Shops Sold to Institutional Mall Investors – WWD

 

 

 

  • Via Bellagio

Home to many of the world's most elegant brands, Via Bellagio hugs the perimeter inside the Bellagio casino hotel. Its boutiques include Giorgio Armani, Bottega Veneta, Chanel, Fred Leighton, Dior Prada, Fendi, Tiffany & Co., Gucci, Hermès, Yves Saint Laurent. 

Walking through Bellagio Shops - Beautiful Shopping Mall inside ...

 

 

 

  • Wynn Las Vegas Esplanade

As befitting the most expensive casino hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, Esplanade at Wynn Las Vegas is a collection of high-end, brand-name retailers where visitors are more likely to window shop than pull out the plastic. Wynn Las Vegas Esplanade features boutiques for Brioni, Cartier, Chanel, Christian Dior, Graff diamonds, Jo Malone, John Paul Gaultier, Judith Lieber, Louis Vuitton, Manolo Blahnik, and Oscar de la Renta. Those who are uncommonly lucky in the casino can then pick up a Ferrari or Maserati at the Esplanade's exclusive Las Vegas dealership.

One of many of the amazing chandeliers at the Wynn Las Vegas ...