The Best Las Vegas Resort Vacations
Located in Southeastern Nevada and coined "Sin City," Las Vegas is an oasis known worldwide for its extravagant casinos, posh hotels, gambling, drinking, eating, and partying. The epicenter of Las Vegas is The Vegas Strip, a 4.2-mile-long stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard, where the majority of the city's hotels, casinos, shows, and attractions are located. However, there is an array of activities and adventures both on The Strip and off.
Where to go
Hoover Dam, The Strip, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Type A, Type B
Hot desert, subtropical
Things to Do in Las Vegas
From slot machines to roulette tables, there's no doubt that trying Lady Luck is one of the favorite pastimes of Las Vegas visitors. Visitors can find any number of gambling experiences in casinos, ranging from the exquisite sophistication of The Bellagio to the colorful and family-friendly Circus Circus.
Las Vegas's culinary side is just as vibrant as the lights on The Strip. Dine at Michelin-starred and other award-winning restaurants headed by the likes of Guy Savoy and Joel Robuchon, or slip into some casual American fare by heading to the Hard Rock Cafe. Offering everything from sushi to Italian, haute cuisine to casual dining, Las Vegas has fantastic food and drink experiences for nearly every taste.
Las Vegas shows feature some of the best entertainers and shows in the world. Witness the death-defying acrobatics, the glitzy burlesque showgirls, or a magic show that will leave you amazed. Some of the world's most renowned celebrities are in residency in Las Vegas, not to mention all the concerts that are just stopping through.
Las Vegas offers quite a bit to do besides gambling and partying, both on and off The Strip. Get your thrills at the Adventuredome inside Circus Circus, see The Strip from a bird's-eye view by hopping on the High Roller Ferris Wheel, or take a romantic gondola ride on the waters at The Venetian. Check out the city's Neon Museum, which takes you back in history with some of Vegas' most iconic signs. Visit the nearby Botanical Gardens at Springs Reserve, or make the 30-minute trip to the Hoover Dam to learn about its history.