Las Vegas Travel Guide

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  • The Strip
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    The Strip at dusk
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Las Vegas Things to Do

  • Fremont Street Experience

    4 out of 5 stars

    I went here twice when I was staying in Vegas, I found it so much better then the main vegas strip. The drinks are cheaper, the pubs had more "alternative" music playing. Two pubs had a cover band playing 90's songs. There's a lot of lights and it looks really old school, they even had an 80's tribute band playing in the street, it was great! I...

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  • Mirage

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    After dark the Mirage has a free volcano show. The volcano blows every 15 minutes in a light and sound show that attracts visitors from all around. it one of the best of the free attractions in Las Vegas.

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  • Treasure Island Hotel - Casino

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    I heard they were going to close this show and I guess they have. Kind of sad and end of an erra. We have been in this casino several times and seem to have some pretty good luck when we did gamble. The Free live performance in front of the casino was pretty cool with huge live props such as a pirate ship that was very enjoyable. Yet, I guess...

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Las Vegas Hotels

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Las Vegas Restaurants

  • Luxor Hotel and Casino

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    After visiting las vegas for the last 18 years this has to be the worst meal in all that time. The quality and choice of dishes were poor to say the least..tasteless meat pasta fish....the mexican food has to be the worst ive tasted ever.... None !!!!!!

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  • New York-New York Hotel & Casino

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Chin Chin restaurant at New York New York hotel is on the ground floor between check in and the lifts. This was our only buffet venture at breakfast, not cheap at $14.99. Service not at all great, we were greeted on arrival, and seated, then our server got us tea and coffee, and asked us to go ahead. He never came back to see if we wanted a...

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  • MGM Hotel

    4 out of 5 stars

    Diego's is a mexican restaurant in the MGM hotel. The decor it modern.. The service was great. The food was delicious, the margaritas divine. The staff came to your table often enough to check if your drinks were empty but not so much that they interrupted your dinner. In fact they had gone out of their way to get our dinners ready because we told...

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Las Vegas Nightlife

  • For Adults Only

    I collect stamps, coins and postcards. In Las Vegas I almost decided to start a new collection - girl's cards. Each minute, in each corner, discreetly, a guy slided to my hand a card with a beautiful woman as naked as allowed, with friendly suggestions. In a couple of nights, with full pockets, I only received five repetitions - 4 blonds and one...

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  • Fremont Street Experience

    Hundreds of people with their noses pointing up, and the wonderful technology serving money. From time to time, a sort of movies flows in the several hundred meters long roof, providing two shows: the show itself and the animation under it. Not to be missed... it's free!

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  • More Night Clubs

    one of the newest night clubs in the strip and is sooo unique wherein you can see the various performers located in several transparent window boxes located at different heights along the lounge and they can be seen both from the inside and outside of the lounge. The Lounge is definitely a scene stealer when you hop from the Bellagio to the...

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Las Vegas Transportation

  • Bus / Shuttles

    The shuttle from the airport to the Strip is the most economic way to get to your hotel. It only costs $7 one way or $13 round trip. Or the Super Shuttle which is $8 to the strip. Either one is open 24 hours so you can catch them at anytime. You may have to stop off at a few hotels before you get to your own though. Airport shuttle service and...

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  • Limousine / Taxi

    Before I start I wanted to say that I have been given advice and guidance from many sites when travelling to ensure my holidays would leave me with the best memories and experiences. Its disappointing that I have to submit this comment on my recent experience in Las Vegas. My family of 6 recently travelled from Australia to Las Vegas (Aug/Sep 2015)...

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  • Monorails / Train

    Getting from one Las Vegas "Strip" hotel casino to the next is an easy walk, sometimes there are even connecting inside walkways. Going from one casino you may like to another you want to visit just may not be the one next door. Walking might take a long time to get from one to the other you wish to visit; for these Hotel Casino Resorts have large...

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Las Vegas Shopping

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  • Malls / Outlets

    Boulevard Mall, like the comedian Rodney Dangrfield would say, "This mall don't grt no respect!" But the once-glorious mall from decades ago is on a rebound to the top. The new owners are undertaking about a $25 million renovation and it shows. Great new businesses are in the mall along with pretty standard anchor tenants, including some mot so...

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  • Speciality Shops

    As with the HRC at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, I am listing this under "Shopping", since I came just to buy pins. This location on the Strip opened in 2009, is three-floors of interactive exhibits, including the famous "Rock Wall', and features the world's largest Rock Shop. The cafe was hopping, and I noticed they have patio dining (which I'm...

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  • Forum Caesars Palace

    Even if you don't want to shop, but come in here and enjoy the beautiful architecture. I cannot say enough how truely how beautiful it is in here. I like to just walk around and take it all in. I never get tired coming into this part of strip. Yves Chantre P-A-R-I-S perfume and lotions.

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Las Vegas Local Customs

  • Tipping / Money Matters

    If you are sitting at the machines or the tables and the waitress comes and asks you if you would like a drink don't forget to tip her. Yes the drinks may be free but if you don't tip the waitress she won't come back, but if you tip her one dollar for each drink she will return.

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  • Tourists / Residents

    The neighborhood of Henderson, about 15 minutes drive from the strip, is very quiet and very beautiful. All the houses are painted the same and the roofs are similar all throughout. My father-in-law's house is in Henderson. He bought the house a few years back and moved to Las Vegas from Hawaii because of his illness. He loves his house and his...

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  • Casinos / Gambling

    When I play poker, I always tip the dealer $1 if I win. $2 if it's a huge pot. They work a very monotonous job. And if you believe in luck, you don't want to mess it up! Also as a side note, drinks are free at some casinos. Tip the waitress too. They have tough jobs as well.

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Las Vegas Warnings and Dangers

  • Places to Avoid

    First off, let me tell you all that i'm a white 46 yr old female 12 year active duty U.S. Army veteran. I was in the Gulf War in 1990 and 1991, i've been to many of the middle eastern counries pretty much and have seen, smelled, eaten and done it all. I've lived in East L.A, Compton, Long Beach, on Skid Row {yes it exists, lol}, the Wards of...

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  • Adult Advertising

    Watch out for the porn panderers. These people stand just about everywhere they can get away with on the Strip and aggressively try to shove advertisements for adult entertainment in your face. Imagine someone taking a rolled up newspaper and smacking it on their hand next to your ear - this is essentially what they will do to grab your attention...

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  • Be Aware / Be Prepared

    Las Vegas strip clubs aren't like the typical strip clubs you are use to in other states. A lot of them will offer a limo ride to the club. Don't take the limo, you will be ripped off. A lot of clubs such as the club Rhino are set up where the ladies don't make money by dancing on stage. They make money by getting someone to request a lap dance in...

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Las Vegas Tourist Traps

  • Scams to Avoid

    Do not entertain or speak to the ones who are giving out the porn cards. They will try and thrust them into your hands regardless of you being with your partner. Best course of action is to walk by and not acknowledge them.

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  • How to Save a $

    Sugar Factory at 3655 Las Vegas blvd will not serve you a glass of tap water. If you want water, you have to buy a 12oz. Bottle for $2.00. Also they charge a consession fee (cnf) of 3.5% of the bill. Bring your own water! I walk around with a bottle of water anyway. Nothing you can do about the cnf. Maybe choose not to eat there like I do.

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  • Street Hustlers / Cabbie Kickbacks

    The "free" limo service to any strip club is NOT free. Take a cab if you don't have a car. When you're leaving the strip club do NOT let a bouncer or doorman talk you into the "free" limo service. By the time you leave, many of you are drunk & they know it. The "free" limo service still isn't free. The bouncer / doorman gets a kickback for every...

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Las Vegas What to Pack

  • Dress for Weather / to Impress

    I went in mid to late October a few years ago. It was warm to hot during the day (85-95 degrees), but by 8:00 - 9:00 pm it usually dropped back into the 70's and even into the 60's towards midnight. I had a pair of jeans, a pair of lighter weight slacks, and a couple long sleeve shirts and didn't have a problem. My wife, who is always cold,...

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  • Comfortable Shoes

    Don't forget to pack a pair of comfortable sneakers. You'll be doing a lot of walking! Whether it's in and out of the many casinos or shopping at the Premium Outlet stores - you'll want comfortable shoes.

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  • Combined Suggestions

    This is very helpful later because you can use the stroller to put all your purses, bags of drinks, shopping bags and to hold your camera and other stuff. If you are tired holding your baby or toddler, you can easily put them in the stroller. Make sure to pack some nice comfy flip-flops for them. They can walk around inside the hotel.

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Las Vegas Off The Beaten Path

  • Within a 3 Hour Drive

    The Lost City of Overton was a surprise we found at the end of the drive through The Valley of Fire. There is a small museum full of recued relics from the days when the Hoover Dam was being built. You see, when the water of the Colorado River pooled behind the dam, it would bury the evidence of the indiginous people, the Basket Maker people and a...

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  • Off The Strip

    Located about a mile away from Downtown, walking south along the area of Coolidge Ave. The Arts District was something I stumbled across researching online. Now, when you come to Vegas, you're gonna wanna remain on the Strip and see all the shows, no doubt about it. That's what people come to Vegas for, to party it up! The last thing on your mind...

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  • Red Rock Canyon

    Red Rock Canyon NCA is about seventeen miles west of Las Vegas. As a National Conservation Area, Red Rock is protected by the Bureau of Land Management, and there are lots of things to do here, especially for those who enjoy outdoor activities. Camping, hiking, horseback riding, even rock climbing can be done here. The landscape is colorful,...

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Las Vegas Sports & Outdoors

  • Extreme Sports

    So another mother and myself booked a weekend girl trip to Vegas! We wanted to steer away from the total cliche of Vegas, while still enjoying its natural setting, so we had the Ultimate dessert experience. My friend found this great attraction on a local cite called Galavantier.com. not only did they offer the activity at a great rate, it included...

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  • Spectator Sports

    The Orleans has one of the distinctions of having 70-Lanes with a Spacious Seating Area •Full Service Pro Shop by K&K Bowling Services •Fast Food Snack Bar •Bar & Lounge Area •Video Arcade •1300 Lockers •5 Spacious Meeting Rooms to Accommodate Any Type of Tournament.

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  • Golfing

    Personally, its golfing in Vegas at its best! Pauite Golf resort has 3 courses: Sun Mountain, Snow Mountain, and Wolf. All of them have fantastic views of mountains, complete with water holes from desert springs. But more importantly, there are no homes along any of the fairways or anywhere near the resort for that matter. Why? It's out in the...

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  • Gambling Advice

    Be sure to sign up for comp cards at any casino chain that you visit. In the past, I have gotten free t-shirts just for signing up. Also some offer free play deals. The free drinks! Although it seems that free drinks aren't as easy to score as they use to be. Better luck can be had in the downtown area.

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  • THE STRIP

    'The Las Vegas Strip is an approximately 4.2-mile (6.8 km) stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard South in Clark County.' It's one of the most popular destinations for tourists. Most of the attractions and shows on the Strip are located on the hotel casino properties and make Las Vegas the world's most exciting city.

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  • Combined Suggestions

    If you do not know how the happiest place on earth looks like - take a look at the picture :) . And everyone knows, that with out cheap beer it could not be really 'The happiest place on earth' ! This Heaven is located about a block behind Bill's on Flamingo. Cuisines: American Dining options: Late Night Neighborhood: Paradise Beer - from $1...

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