Don't drive. Stay close.
Driving the strip in Vegas can be a pain. Sometimes you can get to wherever you want to get to by walking. When you book a hotel try to stay somewhere in the center of the strip like at Ceasers Palace or at the Imperical Palace (if you're looking for something cheaper). Some hotels actually offer a shuttle service, but they may not run as late as you want them to. When I used the Rio shuttle, it was available until 2AM.
Put on your "O" face...
Your jaw will drop repeatedly when viewing the incredible "O" by Cirque du Soleil at Bellagio.
It's an expensive ticket, but it's definitely something to save up for. The acrobats were my favorite part, and my husband loved anything to do with the giant water tank!
The most exciting thing for me...
The most exciting thing for me was yet to get there rather then actually being there. The first time I came to LV was more the sight seeing visit and I arrived by plane, yet last time I went there I took the real path and drove from Los Angeles via Interstate 15 all through the dessert of California and Nevada. That is fun, provided that you like to see nothing but rocks, sand and bushes. If you believe that most used tires end up on a junk yard or perhaps a blast furnace, you are wrong – check out 15 and you will find more rubber than anywhere else. Back to the trip – it’s an about 4 hours trip from L.A. and if you can choose, start in mid-afternoon so you will be about an hour away from LV once the sun sets. It’s amazingly beautiful and then you will realize how great dessert can be. The basically only attraction you got in Las Vegas is the casino/hotels and their different themes. All of them are located on Las Vegas Blvd or how we gamblers say “The Strip”. That’s where you will find the famous places such as “Excalibur”, “New York New York”, “Sahara”, “Paris”, “Monte Carlo”, “The Mirage”, “Cesar’s Palace”, “The Flamingo Hilton”, “The Frontier”, or the “Venetian”. My favorite? – How could it not be the “New York New York”? For sight seeing you don’t need any longer than a day and you have seen it all. Walk along The Strip and check out the amazingly sophisticated facades of those places. Once you are inside of any of those “monsters” they basically look all the same. A kinda sophisticated shopping mall with stores that you find everywhere else as well, plenty of cafes and restaurants as well as of course the casino. Shopping malls appear like streets of the appropriate city or area the theme of the hotel is meant to present. Meaning, you basically walk on Fifth Avenue in New York, or some bazaar in Baghdad, or a narrow street of Venice. Nicely done, but honestly – you saw one, you’ve seen’em all!
I'm Glad That I changed From The Stratosphere To The MGM Hotel.
Better Hotel Better Location.
Closer to the Action !
This is where I live link
http://www.virtualtourist.com/m/3dce5/4c8a4/ Sunshine DRY HEAT atmosphere.
Never seen so many slots & gambling tables.
It's fun for a short time.
Get out of the city!
Rent a convertible and get out of the city for a day. Bring water, snacks, sun-block, and shades and just drive. See the mountains, fiery rocks, Hoover Dam, desert scenes....anything! It's gorgeous.