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Top 5 Las Vegas Hotels

Top 5 Las Vegas Hotels

It is no secret that Las Vegas is a magical place. Millions flock to the city each year. Some of those have hopes of fame and fortune while others just wish to have a wonderful vacation. All in all it is hard to not have a good time in a place like Las Vegas. There is so much to do and it seems that it is hard to fit it all into the limited time that a vacation allows for. Even people who have lived in Las Vegas their entire life have yet to see all that this city has to offer and that means many great things for those that visit. Of course you will need a place to stay when you are in Las Vegas and there are many fine choices. Mandalay Bay Las Vegas Hotel is one of the most popular spots in the entire city....

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Visiting Las Vegas Fremont Street

Visiting Las Vegas Fremont Street

Every city in America has a main street. Many European cities do, too, but as many of them are round it’s sometimes hard to tell which it is. But that’s not a problem in Las Vegas. Fremont Street is it. Of course, those who walk The Strip will argue. But visit Fremont Street and you’ll be convinced. New York has Times Square at Broadway where the neon lights astound visitors. Paris is appropriately nicknamed the City of Lights. But Las Vegas is unique. Nowhere outside Asia can you find such a dazzling array of sights and sounds, with crowds to match. Housed under a permanent canopy, the casino-lined street has over two million lights and a state-of-the-art sound system. The combined effect is, well, electric. Under the $70 million canopy walk a million visitors a year, if ‘walk’ is the proper term. On many nights, it’s more like being...

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Family Fun in Las Vegas

Family Fun in Las Vegas

If you are looking for some fun things to do in Las Vegas with or without the family, this should keep you busy for the better part of your travels. Keep in mind that Vegas is a city about lights and action most of the attractions will have on or other if not both of these elements. Enjoy the bright lights of this big city and have as much fun as you can possibly muster during your stay. The High Roller at the Stratosphere Hotel is a roller coaster, which at 909 feet above ground is the world’s highest (keep in mind that competition is fierce among coaster makers and that is subject to change). This roller coaster consists of more than 800 feet of track and offers some sharply banking turns at around 32 miles an hour for your coaster fun and enjoyment. The cost for one trip...

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Las Vegas Downtown Vs The Strip

Las Vegas Downtown Vs The Strip

I have visited Las Vegas quite a few times over the last several years, and one of the most asked questions I received is whether people should stay on the Strip or Downtown. After I tell them they will enjoy their vacation in Las Vegas no matter where they stay, I tell them the differences between Downtown and the Strip. Downtown (Old School Vegas) Downtown is for the budget minded and the serious gambler who do not like all the glitz, glamour, of the strip. All of the casinos downtown are close together and you can easily walk to all of them. Table games like blackjack, roulette, craps, and others also have lower bet minimums than the Strip. Slot machines, and video poker are everywhere and you can always find nickel machines. Free cocktails are always available when you gambling downtown. The rooms downtown are comfortable, clean, and less...

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