So it’s the taste of Sin City you’re after! The middle of Nevada’s Mojave Desert is your destination. Home to some of the world’s largest hotels, world renowned entertainment shows, the prestigious gambling tables of the most well known casinos, the dazzling strip and of course the jaw dropping Grand Canyon. If you’re somehow managing to contain your excitement its okay, that wont last much longer! Here are some suggestions of things to when visiting the city that, for those who haven’t been, is certain to be on many peoples bucket list:
Casinos – With the first casino built in 1931, Las Vegas has grown into the ‘Gambling Capital of the World’ with the largest strip of casinos in the world. The Annual World Series of Poker is played in the ‘City of Light’, which gives visitors the opportunity to see how the pros play. With many of the pros residing in the city, it isn’t unknown for visitors to have the chance to play against them.
Live Entertainment – Having plenty of live venues scattered in and around the strip, Vegas offers more than enough live entertainment for everyone. With music concerts, comedy shows, magic shows, Broadway and much more; all featuring some of the biggest stars, past and present, it is no wonder why most considerer it the new ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’.
Sport – Playing host to some of the greatest moments in boxing and UFC history there is always the chance to experience the next pivotal moment in sporting history. Also housing its own National Hockey League team, there is the opportunity to experience top-level ice hockey when taking a break from the tables. Or if it’s relaxing you’re after there are plenty of golf courses to choose from.
The Strip – The 4.2 mile stretch is one of the main features when visiting the ‘City of Light’. With most of the cities hotels and casinos, featuring blinding neon light billboards and breath-taking fountain choreography for all to see, there is never a dull moment. Featured as the set to countless great films, ‘Americas Playground’ offers you the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of some of your favorite actors and characters from your favorite films.
Resorts – Recognized the world over as a major resort city, Vegas contains 8 of the 10 largest hotels in the world. With most boasting their own casinos, arenas, restaurants and shops, there is no need to venture outside of the resort if you don’t want to.