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Las VegasUnited States of America

When Las Vegas calls, pack your sunglasses and leave your watch behind. This party town shines brightly under a desert sun by day and neon lights by night. 

Once a dusty, desert town in Nevada, Las Vegas is now a playground of big hotels, outrageous neon lights and outlandish personalities. Its transformation into a gambling hotspot began in 1931, when the first gaming license was issued. Since then, Vegas has continued to expand and evolve, from a post-war gangsters’ paradise and favored hangout of the mid-’60s Rat Pack to a glittering spectacle.

The themed hotels of Vegas are legendary. Experience ancient Rome at Caesars Palace or climb aboard a gondola at the Venetian. Marvel at the Mirage’s erupting volcano, see The Big Apple’s skyline at New York-New York, or drink a cocktail at the top of the Eiffel Tower at the Paris hotel.

While it’s known as Sin City, Vegas is more than gambling and adult entertainment. Families will find plenty of innocent fun, some of which, like the Bellagio Resort and Casino's nightly fountain show, is free. A stroll along the Las Vegas Strip or The Forum Shops will also cost you nothing. At the Fremont Street Experience watch the nightly parade without paying a cent.

You can also see fantastic Las Vegas shows featuring A-list, superstar performers, and for the seriously adventurous, experience the thrill of driving an exotic performance or true race car.

Las Vegas provides experiences on an extravagant scale. One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon, is a just a few hours drive away. There’s a record-breaking free fall at Stratosphere Tower and exotic sea creatures at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino's Shark Reef Aquarium. Even Sin City’s seedy past is on display at the fascinating Mob Museum.

Though the famous all-you-can-eat buffets and juicy hamburger joints remain, Vegas has stepped it up in the food stakes, with a fresh crop of restaurants attracting discerning clientele. The shopping here rivals New York and Los Angeles, with hundreds of designer boutiques, opulent malls, children’s stores and plenty of souvenir stops. If you can't find it in Vegas, it probably can't be found.

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Where to stay in Las Vegas

The Strip which includes a hotel, night scenes and a casino

Las Vegas Strip

4/5Very Good!(8,468 area reviews)

Visitors to Las Vegas Strip rave about its fantastic nightlife, great live music, and first-class casinos. You might also want to make some time to see The Cosmopolitan Casino or Miracle Mile Shops while you're exploring the neighborhood.

Las Vegas Strip
Downtown Las Vegas featuring signage as well as a small group of people

Downtown Las Vegas

4/5Very Good!(662 area reviews)

Visitors to Downtown Las Vegas rave about its fantastic nightlife, great live music, and first-class casinos. You might also want to make some time to see Four Queens Casino or Fremont Street Experience while you're exploring the neighborhood.

Downtown Las Vegas

Top Hotels in Las Vegas

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
5 out of 5
3708 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $201 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this luxury resort is steps away from Crystals at City Center, The Cosmopolitan Casino and Miracle Mile Shops. T-Mobile Arena and ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (8,871 reviews)

"Nice view, clean rooms, great service, pools, restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 25, 2020

The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
Luxor Hotel and Casino
Luxor Hotel and Casino
3.5 out of 5
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
The price is CA $43 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is within a 15-minute walk of Casino at Luxor Las Vegas and T-Mobile Arena. Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ...

3.7/5Good! (23,627 reviews)

"Loved the room, had a hard time with a lot of things being closed down but it was an awesome stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 24, 2020

Luxor Hotel and Casino
TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
4 out of 5
3300 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is CA $47 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is within a 15-minute walk of Fashion Show Mall and Sands Expo Convention Center. Las Vegas Convention Center and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (22,617 reviews)

"Was so looking forward to a cup of coffee. No coffee pot in the room."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 24, 2020

TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino

Vacation Rentals in Las Vegas

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Palms Place
Palms Place
4.5 out of 5
4381 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV
The price is CA $106 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29

Situated in Las Vegas, this luxury condominium resort is within 2 miles (3 km) of Gold Coast Casino, Orleans Arena and Bellagio Casino. Casino at the Rio All-Suite ...

4.2/5Very Good! (8,886 reviews)

"The stay was nice. Early check in/late check out. Pool was a vibe. Some lounge chairs would be nice for the balcony"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 26, 2020

Palms Place
Polo Towers by Diamond Resorts
Polo Towers by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
3745 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is CA $71 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 29

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this condominium resort is within a 10-minute walk of The Cosmopolitan Casino and Bellagio Casino. T-Mobile Arena and Allegiant Stadium ...

4.2/5Excellent! (5,296 reviews)

"Excellent hotel! Nice and clean rooms. I loved the view from my balcony."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 25, 2020

Polo Towers by Diamond Resorts
Jet Luxury Resorts @ The Signature Condo Hotel
Jet Luxury Resorts @ The Signature Condo Hotel
4.5 out of 5
145 E Harmon Ave, Las Vegas, NV
The price is CA $86 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in the heart of Las Vegas, this luxury condominium resort is within a 10-minute walk of The Cosmopolitan Casino and Miracle Mile Shops. Bellagio Casino ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,740 reviews)

"I liked the service & how clean ,& well maintained tge hotel was"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2020

Jet Luxury Resorts @ The Signature Condo Hotel

Popular places to visit in Las Vegas

Bellagio Casino
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Bellagio Casino

4.5/5(2,622 reviews)

This world-famous hotel is home to gorgeous botanical gardens, a unique glass sculpture and an elaborate fountain show.

Fremont Street Experience
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Fremont Street Experience

4/5(2,764 reviews)

See where Vegas began on legendary Fremont Street, now a pedestrian-only area with free nightly shows and special events.

Stratosphere Tower
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Stratosphere Tower

4/5(566 reviews)

Check out the thrilling rides at the top of Las Vegas’s tallest structure, or just enjoy the stunning views and a fresh perspective.

Top things to do in Las Vegas

The High Roller Observation Wheel Tickets
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The High Roller Observation Wheel Tickets

CA $29
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour
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Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour

CA $156
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour
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Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour

CA $134
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Fly LINQ Zipline
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Fly LINQ Zipline

CA $36
Per adult
82% of travellers recommend
Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Landing
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Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Landing

CA $515
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
VIP 60 Min Couples Massage
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VIP 60 Min Couples Massage

CA $67
Per adult

Reviews of Las Vegas

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
3494
5 - Excellent 45.780922431865825%
4 - Good
3324
4 - Good 43.55345911949686%
3 - Okay
672
3 - Okay 8.80503144654088%
2 - Disappointing
109
2 - Disappointing 1.428197064989518%
1 - Terrible
33
1 - Terrible 0.43238993710691825%

5/5 - Excellent

NolP

Apr 10, 2020

Stinks this whole epidemic cause I really looked forward to seeing and visiting Vegas again!

5/5 - Excellent

John

Apr 4, 2020

Great atmosphere and places on the strip. Fabulous canyons: Grand Canyon, Antelope, Zion, Bryce

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 27, 2020

We stayed for a week and there was so much to do. Cant wait to check out whats new when we return!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 21, 2020

Las Vegas on the strip can be very expensive. However, buying stuff from CVS or Walgreens helps bring the cost down. I skipped breakfast and had brunch and dinner as the main meals. There is a place called off the strip near Harrah's that is good.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

Mar 20, 2020

Everything was shut down.

5/5 - Excellent

H.F.

Mar 20, 2020

I was never really a fan of the idea of Vegas, but I decided to go for a concert (although it was cancelled) and I actually have to say it is a fun place! I’m not a nightclub person, but the food scene is amazing! Check out the food tours.

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