A surreal, neon-lit skyline dotted with world-renowned landmarks. A pyramid that shoots a white beam of light into the black space above. This is “America’s Playground.”
Wondering what to do in Las Vegas? Everything and anything. It’s almost impossible not to ride the adrenaline rush that fuels this town. One of the best things to do for free in Vegas is walk down The Strip or Fremont, where you’ll pass larger-than-life edifices to entertainment, streets brimming with buskers, and of course the deals of a lifetime. And you haven’t even stepped inside the casinos yet.
Once inside, stop by endless tables of blackjack, roulette, and craps where you can win a fortune and bust in a matter of minutes. And whether you’re carrying $50 or $5,000, Las Vegas will always let you have a seat at the table. Placing a bet (no matter how small) is a must-do in Vegas for first timers.
Still, there’s more than a mirage of full houses, royal flushes and fast fortunes. Las Vegas (Spanish for “the meadows”) contains natural beauty to parallel the shining artificial. You may be surprised to find several parks and even wetlands. A hike or horseback ride through Red Rock Canyon’s windswept, Mars-like terrain offers a much-needed escape from the glitz and glam of the casinos.
Hungry? There’s no end of high-end shopping and celebrity chef-owned restaurants. Las Vegas houses three of the nine steakhouses in the U.S. that serve certified Kobe beef. And after you eat, spend an afternoon admiring pieces by Nancy Rubin and Claes Oldenburg at the City Centre, or step in from the heat and check-out the Kenney Scharf murals at Cosmopolitan Las Vegas.
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Accommodation in Las Vegas
Las Vegas is a great city, with 231 accommodations featured on Travelocity's Las Vegas hotels page.
The SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand, at 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard, or the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, at 3960 Las Vegas Blvd S, are brimming with elegance and luxury. Or, perhaps the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas or the Nobu Hotel may be more suitable on this trip.
Would you like to minimize your travel time? Reserve a room nearby the University of Nevada-Las Vegas at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas or the Wynn Las Vegas.