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Las Vegas, the Casino City, Nevada

 
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added on 22nd of February, 2006
Las Vegas is situated in the lower part of the state of Nevada and sits in the center of the Mojave Desert, who would have guessed to find in the desert, a city of lights, and all you can eat buffets, casinos and the ultimate city of entertainment.

The skyline of Vegas is an eclectic array, dreamed up by the moguls of the fabulous theme hotels, you'll see an Ancient Pyramid, the Statue of Liberty, a few blocks down the Eiffel Tower and an exploding volcano.

The Strip, the 31/2-mi stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard South between Russell Road and Sahara Avenue, is the heart of Las Vegas.

The Venetian, Las Vegas Downtown Las Vegas is the nostalgic part of Las Vegas with brightly lit and sparkly neon signs that illuminate the night sky. It's only fit that the first neon sign was lit here in 1929. The famous cowboy neon sign stands here and this stretch is also home to the Binion's Hotel & Casino that holds the infamous World Series of Poker event.

Just be prepared to rise at noon and feast on endless amounts of food at 3am. Vegas is about fun. As they say, 'What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. So live it up in Vegas!
 

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Las Vegas, NV, US The Flamingo Garden is a great place to visit that offers a garden with exotic birds, including flamingos, as well as turtles and koi.  The MGM Grand Lion Habitat at the MGM Grand offers a lion habitat that you can view for free during the day.  They also have a Garden Café that is worth visiting.  Another spot to see is the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay, which is a hotel with the highlight of walking through a tunnel that has fish, sea turtles, and sharks swimming around you on every side.  It costs $16 a person for the viewing.  The Mirage is a great casino to see.  Nearly every hour during the evenings, the volcano that is located... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for Las Vegas

Enjoy yourself in Las Vegas, NV - Feb 27, 2009, by MadSuh
Las Vegas is one of the best places to visit. It's one of the few destinations that offer a little bit of everything as well as a lot of extras. Besides all the gambling that people think of, there are a ton of other things to do. Whether... Read more »

What to do in Vegas - Mar 6, 2008, by lindamura
Vegas, Baby! Vegas! Las Vegas is situated in the lower part of the state of Nevada and sits in the center of the Mojave Desert, who would have guessed to find in the desert, a city of lights, and all you can eat buffets, casinos and... Read more »

Best clubs in Las Vegas - Jun 25, 2008, by mohds2
Las Vegas, it is a town that really never sleeps. No doubt, there are enjoyable things to be done in the daytime, but in the evening, things are reversed. Las Vegas is always notorious for starting new disco bars and celebration centers. As... Read more »

Getting around in Vegas - Feb 22, 2006, by travelgrove-editor
Population: 478,434 Major Airports: McCarran International Airport (LAS) When to Go: The summers are scorching hot, but this is one of the best times to go if you are looking for cheap deals. Other times of the year to get a great deal... Read more »

Visiting Las Vegas - Jun 20, 2010, by MadSuh
Heading to Vegas is always nice for me. I just like the desert. A lot of people find it boring, but to me it's a place of freedom and maybe peace as well, anyhow it will give you time to think about anything you want. When finally driving... Read more »

 
 

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