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Visit 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

The Strip showing a casino, night scenes and a city

Las Vegas Strip

4/5Very Good!(55,280 area reviews)

Here’s where you’ll find the quintessential Vegas: Lavish casinos, glamorous clubs, hopping piano bars, and those infamous wedding chapels and neon lights.

Las Vegas Strip
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Downtown Las Vegas

4/5Very Good!(8,108 area reviews)

Step off the Strip and into the original and authentic heart of Las Vegas, where smoky bars, quirky museums and family-friendly attractions exist side by side. 

Downtown Las Vegas
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Summerlin

4.5/5Wonderful!(199 area reviews)

Travelers come to Summerlin for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex and Bruce Trent Park while you're in town.

Summerlin
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Green Valley

4.5/5Wonderful!(982 area reviews)

The first-class casinos and popular shops are just a few highlights of Green Valley. Make a stop by Ethel M Chocolates Factory or Ethel M Botanical Cactus Gardens while you're exploring the area.

Green Valley
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Winchester

3.5/5Good!(304 area reviews)

Winchester is noteworthy for its shopping, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Boulder Strip and Las Vegas Country Club.

Winchester
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Sunrise Manor

3.5/5Good!(1,481 area reviews)

Travelers to Sunrise Manor praise its first-class casinos. If you've got some more time to explore, be sure to make a stop by Boulder Strip and Royal Links Golf Club.

Sunrise Manor

Top Hotels in Las Vegas

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Excalibur Hotel & Casino
Excalibur Hotel & Casino
3.5 out of 5
3850 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
¥2,950
per night
Feb 10 - Feb 11

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is within a 10-minute walk of Park Theater and T-Mobile Arena. Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and Las ...

3.7/5Good! (75,430 reviews)

"So much to do. Just couldnt see and do it all. The room was great, clean, and spacious."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Excalibur 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
¥4,586
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 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! (59,431 reviews)

"Good place to stay with locations near by making very convenient for any activity."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
Luxor Hotel and Casino
Luxor Hotel and Casino
3.5 out of 5
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
¥3,623
per night
Feb 26 - Feb 27

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from T-Mobile Arena and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Las Vegas ...

3.7/5Good! (71,427 reviews)

"After many years, the pyramid design of the LUXOR still amazes! Very fun to feel a sense of what the real thing in Egypt must be like. If there is a negative that stands out-must say the buffet is fair. Mediocre selections, cold, and not so tasty considering other LVegas buffets, which for similar ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Luxor Hotel and Casino

Popular things to do in Las Vegas

Bellagio Casino
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Bellagio Casino

4.5/5(15,854 reviews)

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

The Linq
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The Linq

4/5(8,498 reviews)

Enjoy a trip to The Linq, a well-known attraction in Paradise. Discover the area's entertainment choices and casinos.

Fremont Street Experience
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Fremont Street Experience

4/5(16,527 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(5,171 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.

Hoover Dam
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Hoover Dam

4.5/5(9,251 reviews)

You can learn more about the history of Boulder City during your trip to a top site like Hoover Dam. Check out the casinos and top-notch restaurants in this family-friendly area.

The Cosmopolitan Casino
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The Cosmopolitan Casino

4.5/5(5,155 reviews)

Why not try your luck with a visit to The Cosmopolitan Casino where you can enjoy the games and entertainment of this top casino in Paradise? Experience the area's entertainment choices and acclaimed theater scene.

Top activities in Las Vegas

Multi-Stop Grand Canyon South Rim Tour
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Multi-Stop Grand Canyon South Rim Tour

¥10,903

The first stop is at The Hoover Dam where your guide can take fantastic pictures thanks to its wonderful views, then shop around, buy snacks, coffee, and use the restrooms. Your trip continues with pleasant landscapes until you reach your next destination, a comfort stop near Kingman, Arizona.

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

¥2,203

Go for a free-wheeling spin on The High Roller, a sky-bound adventure that revolves up and around for unparalleled views of the bright lights and landmarks of the Strip. Climb into a glass capsule on the world’s tallest observation wheel for a 360-degree look at sprawling downtown Vegas and beyond.

Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas
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Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas

¥13,707

Le Rêve leads you into an imaginary world where dreams transform into reality. With a massive pool serving as the show's aquatic stage, this unforgettable performance features a cast of 90 world-class acrobats, synchronized swimmers, ballroom dancers, and divers.

Michael Jackson ONETM by Cirque du Soleil®
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Michael Jackson ONETM by Cirque du Soleil®

¥12,678

An immersive journey hailed by Rolling Stone as “A virtual parade of ‘wow’ moments,” Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil is an electrifying fusion of acrobatics, dance and visuals immersing the audience into the world of Michael's music.

Helicopter City Lights w/ Champagne & Luxury Transportation
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Helicopter City Lights w/ Champagne & Luxury Transportation

¥9,251

Sip champagne before boarding your helicopter for an unforgettable flight over the fabulous Las Vegas Strip. Hover over Luxor, Bellagio, and the Stratosphere Tower and travel in style to and from your hotel in limousine style transportation.

Shop and Shuttle Las Vegas
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Shop and Shuttle Las Vegas

¥5,947

Itinerary Hop On Hop Off Plus Shopping! Route Duration: 8 hours Stops on the Hop On Hop Off Plus Shopping!: Miracle Mile Shops Attractions on the Hop On Hop Off Plus Shopping!: Stratosphere Tower / Bally's / Casino at Circus Circus / Casino at Excali

Reviews of Las Vegas

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
27911
5 - Excellent 45.67935583123302%
4 - Good
24648
4 - Good 40.33910510294262%
3 - Okay
6838
3 - Okay 11.191123040162351%
2 - Disappointing
1187
2 - Disappointing 1.9426532683054565%
1 - Terrible
518
1 - Terrible 0.8477627573565514%

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jan 26, 2020

We frequent Vegas regularly and love the getaway it provides for our family. This was the first time at Silver Seven’s hotel and I can assure you it was our last.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 26, 2020

Great place to visit . I want to bring my whole family one day

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 26, 2020

Las Vegas was amazing! I will most definitely be back later in the year to see more cirque du soleil shows, walk the full strip, and go to the freemont area. Next time I shall bring a few friends along but still great fun for a solo trip!

4/5 - Good

Marissa

Jan 26, 2020

Busy and interesting! Lots to see and do.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 26, 2020

The place to relax & make some $$螺螺, my favorite city ❤️❤️

5/5 - Excellent

Dirtracen99

Jan 26, 2020

Open alchohol policy. Entertainment for everyone. Lot of homeless people on the streets.

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