Las Vegas Hotels, Shows, Casinos, Tours and Tourism
The Vegas Strip features most of the well known casino resort hotels such as Caesars Palace, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Wynn, Venetian, Paris, Circus-Circus, Monte Carlo, Mandalay Bay, Bally's, Luxor, Harrah's, Flamingo, Excalibur, Stratosphere, Mirage and more! Vegas visitors can also enjoy Las Vegas shows like Le Reve at the Wynn, the cabaret style production Zumanity, KA - the show filled with acrobats mixed with martial arts and pyrotechnics at MGM Grand or any of the other incredibly well produced Cirque du Soleil shows such as Love, "O" or Mystere. Many of the casino resort hotels offer vacation packages and deals so do your shopping and be sure to book early. We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada!
Las Vegas, Nevada is the most populous city in the state of Nevada. It is famous around the world as a resort destination and for its bright lights, glamorous casino resort hotels, headliner entertainment, thrilling, exquisite and sensual shows, clubs, dining, tours and shopping. "Vegas" boasts over 136,000 (and growing annually) hotel rooms designed to fit all types of tastes, styles and budgets and hosts over 20,000 meetings and conventions each year. Las Vegas is very accessible by car and by air (airline tickets to Las Vegas are still very affordable) with McCarran International Airport conveniently located just one mile from Las Vegas Boulevard and the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip. Transportation from the airport is easy by either taxi or limousine and the close proximity of the major hotels, the meeting and convention centers (Las Vegas boast over 9.7 million sq. ft. of meeting space and three of the ten largest convention venues in the US) makes traveling around town easy by taxi, bus, shuttle, limo or the Las Vegas Monorail. Weather makes Las Vegas a highly desirable vacation destination with an average temperature of 66 degrees, 320 plus days of sunshine and less than 5 inches of rain annually.
Many of the hotels in Las Vegas offer exciting vacation packages and have worked hard to make the guest experience a one-of-a-kind memory. Many, like the Wynn and MGM, have recruited famous, accomplished chefs to live and work year round in Vegas. All you can eat buffets have also become a mainstay in Vegas right along side sushi bars, steak houses and clubs such as Rum Jungle, the ultra hip night spot offering existing music and exotic drinks at Mandalay Bay. So whether you are coming to Vegas to hit the tables in hopes of hitting it big, hang out at the Caesars Palace sports book, see your favorite show (or shows!), take pictures of the famous Fountains on the eight-acre lake at Bellagio, ride the coaster at the Adverturedome at Circus-Circus, play golf at one of the fantastic courses in the area, duck out for the day and take a helicopter tour to the Hoover Dam and Grand Canyon, simply soak up the sun with drinks by the pool or shop, shop, shop 'till you drop in many of the boutiques and stores, enjoy your stay in Las Vegas and come back again, and again and again!
Las Vegas is Spanish for “The Meadows”, a little known fact given the bright lights of The Strip, the dry desert heat and expansive desert landscape. Learn more about facts relating to Las Vegas, Nevada on Wikipedia. The City Las Vegas officially became a city in 1911 and currently hosts over 2 million residents in the greater incorporated area. To learn more about the City government, services, neighborhoods, and businesses, visit the City web site at www.lasvegasnevada.gov . Tourism is big business in Las Vegas with gaming and all the associated forms of family and adult entertainment being the predominant draw. But Las Vegas also offers a fantastic cultural experience and has many city parks and preserves for those interested in the outdoors and the environment. The City is home to UNLV, or the University of Las Vegas, Nevada, and plays host to numerous conventions and sporting events including the annual NASCAR event.