Las Vegas

Travel Guide
Las Vegas

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

Flamingo Las Vegas - Hotel & Casino
Flamingo Las Vegas - Hotel & Casino
3.5 out of 5
3555 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
Fully refundable
The price is CA $42 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is within a 10-minute walk of LINQ Promenade, High Roller, and Miracle Mile Shops. T-Mobile Arena and Las Vegas Convention ...
3.6/5 Good! (18,065 reviews)
"The flamingo garden is a nice touch. Easy access to high roller and other fave shops."

Reviewed on Jan. 19, 2022

Flamingo Las Vegas - Hotel & 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 $44 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
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 ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (20,705 reviews)
"Everything was excellent!"

Reviewed on Jan. 18, 2022

TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
5 out of 5
3355 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
Fully refundable
The price is CA $139 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in Las Vegas Strip, this luxury resort is within a 15-minute walk of Fashion Show Mall and Sands Expo Convention Center. Las Vegas Convention Center ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (19,259 reviews)
"Cleanliness and convenience"

Reviewed on Jan. 20, 2022

The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
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 $64 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in the heart of Las Vegas, this luxury condo resort is within a 15-minute walk of The Cosmopolitan Casino, Bellagio Casino, and Park Theater. Tropicana ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (2,661 reviews)
"Properry was good, we sidnt like that there wasnt any cook ware available to use. No pot tops or pots pans."

Reviewed on Jan. 19, 2022

Jet Luxury Resorts @ The Signature Condo Hotel
Tahiti Village Resort & Spa
Tahiti Village Resort & Spa
3.5 out of 5
7200 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is CA $111 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Town Square Las Vegas and Las Vegas South Premium Outlets. Mandalay Bay Casino and Casino ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (5,430 reviews)
"Everything clean, staff super nice. We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel."

Reviewed on Jan. 6, 2022

Tahiti Village Resort & Spa
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 $66 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in Las Vegas Strip, this eco-friendly aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Miracle Mile Shops and T-Mobile Arena. High Roller and Allegiant Stadium ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (6,042 reviews)

Reviewed on Jan. 18, 2022

Polo Towers by Diamond Resorts
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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