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 […]
There is way more to do in Las Vegas than gamble, see a show or frequent the buffets. In fact, the warm weather and award winning golf courses might make Las Vegas the best place to plan a golfing vacation. But, be warned, many golfers testing out the local golf courses have sought out realtors and purchased […]
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.
The Excalibur Hotel, the medieval-themed, castle-shaped hotel in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, may not be the most glamorous accommodation in the city, but the dependable Excalibur offers good, solid value for money in a prime Vegas location. The hotel is also one of the more family-friendly places to stay on the Las […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It seems only fitting in Las Vegas to be able to putt with Tiger Woods, shoot a scene with Cameron Diaz, and marry George Clooney all in one location. In fact, all of that is possible–sort of–and more at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, located inside the Venetian Hotel and Casino along the Las Vegas Strip.
In the midst of the Las Vegas desert is a spectacular oasis like no other on earth. The Bellagio Fountains made their Las Vegas debut in 1998 when Steve Wynn opened his magnificent Bellagio hotel. The opening night featured VIPs from around the world who paid a reported $1000 for an individual or $3500 for […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s true Las Vegas is considered the entertainment capital of the U.S. However, it is also the location for some of the best pampering you’ll ever find. Unwinding at one of their great spas is a more relaxing way to spend part of your vacation in the city of lights and action. We’ve compiled some […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]