Paris Las Vegas Hotel Review

Harrah’s Paris Las Vegas Hotel is exactly what the name implies a hotel that is themed after the famed city in France. One of its most noted structures is the 5/8ths scale, 541 foot replica of the Eiffel Tower but you’ll also find many other noted replicas on the property including the Montgolfier Balloon, the […]

Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas Review

The Bellagio Las Vegas knows how to do luxury, in fact they’ve earned a AAA Five Star Diamond Award. The Bellagio opened in 1998 and was instantly considered one of the most luxurious hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. Their luxury lies in grace and elegance most exemplified by their world famous fountains. Bellagio is […]

Hotel Review – Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Located slightly off the strip, the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino was built in 1995 by one of the co founders of the Hard Rock Café. The hotel has undergone two extensive expansions since and now rests on 16.7 acres. Of note, The Who’s bassist John Entwistle died in the hotel in 2002, although the […]

Mandalay Bay Hotel Review

Mandalay Bay on the Las Vegas Strip is a luxury hotel owned by the MGM Mirage. Oddly enough the top four floors are used by the Four Seasons Hotel but the rest are open to Mandalay Bay guests. In addition, there is a 43 story tower connected to Mandalay Bay which contains the hotel at […]

Weekend Getaways in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is the perfect city for a weekend getaway as there are a variety of things to do throughout the city. For a city that seems centered around gambling and drinking it’s sometimes hard to think outside of the casino and imagine what else there is to do but there’s actually more than meets […]

Hotel Review – Las Vegas Caesars Palace

Caesars Palace is one of the few hotels on the strip that has a significant history, with construction beginning in 1962. The original hotel’s tower had 680 rooms, quite significant for the time, but today’s Caesars Palace features a whopping 3,348 rooms. Unlike many hotels from the same era, Caesars Palace has been able to […]

Palazzo Hotel in Las Vegas – Travel Photo of the Moment

The Travel Photo of the Moment is of the The Palazzo Hotel The Palazzo Hotel is one of the best places to stay on the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel’s rooms range from classy “Bella Suites” (Two Queen beds), to luxurious Prestige Suites for those looking to enhance their stay. The hotel hosts an ever-changing supply […]

Las Vegas Luxor Hotel

The Luxor in Las Vegas was one of the first fully themed hotels on the strip with its ancient Egyptian décor. Building for this pyramid shaped hotel began in 1991, the same year Treasure Island and the MGM Grand broke ground. In 2007 the hotel was renovated and many of the ancient Egyptian touches were […]

Circus Circus Hotel Review Las Vegas

Circus Circus Las Vegas first popped up on the strip in 1968 and originally featured a traditional American style circus but in 1997 the hotel changed its theme to a Quebec Cirque du Soleil style circus and added a 35 story tower. The hotel is much more kid friendly than most on the strip and […]

Best Places to Shop in Las Vegas

You may not think of Las Vegas as a shopper’s paradise but it actually is the perfect shopping hot spot for the savvy shopper. Forget the overpriced jewelry and tacky souvenirs of the past, today shopping in Las Vegas is so much more with almost anything you could ever want.

Romantic Destinations in Las Vegas

Las Vegas doesn’t appear to be a romantic city at first blush but the city actually is steeped in romantic activities, if it wasn’t then it’s doubtful that their quickie wedding business would be so popular. Look beyond the glitz and glamour of the high rolling stakes and poker tables and underneath the surface of […]

Las Vegas Monte Carlo Resort Review

The Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas started its life in 1994 as the Grand Victoria but was quickly shortened to Victoria and then changed altogether and became the Monte Carlo. Initially the resort was designed to appeal to middle income tourists with lower prices and European style luxury. In May of 2009 […]

Las Vegas MGM Grand Hotel Review

The current MGM Grand in Las Vegas is actually not the first MGM Grand, the original was opened in 1973 and was one of the largest hotels in the world at the time. In 1986 the original MGM Grand was sold to Bally Entertainment Corporation and became Bally’s Las Vegas. The new MGM Grand was […]

Wynn Hotel Review

Opened in the spring of 2005, the Wynn Las Vegas is one of Las Vegas’ tallest buildings. Once the site of the legendary Desert Inn Resort, the 215-acre property combines the “Old Las Vegas” tradition with new technology, such as high-speed Internet connections and VOIP technology, in all of the guest rooms. Named for the […]

Hotel Review – New York New York Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

New York New York Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip uses the theme to create an environment that oozes New York City in many ways. The first and most obvious way is the architecture which features several skyscrapers, the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building. There is even a half scale replica […]

Las Vegas Mirage Hotel Review

Smack dab in the middle of the Las Vegas strip is the Mirage Hotel and Casino, an old timer by Vegas standards. Built in 1989 the hotel will be celebrating its 20th anniversary throughout 2009. At its conception the Mirage was a new idea, a destination in itself with its famed volcano, lobby aquarium, and […]