Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada…that’s exactly how the famous sign reads and that’s exactly how you will feel in this internationally renowned resort city.
Frequently referred to as “The entertainment capital of the world” or “Sin City”, Las Vegas is the place to go to have a good time. Attracting a massive 40 million visitors a year, you won’t be alone in wanting to experience the glitz and the glamour of the city that has it all. Gambling, shows, shopping, fine dining and vibrant nightlife are just a few of the things that encourage so many tourists to make the trip to this world famous city. Join us in taking a look at some of the best things to do in this fabulous city…
Las Vegas is not known as Sin City for nothing, this city is the USA’s, if not the world’s capital of gambling, it’s just what it’s known for. And for good reason too, the city features “The Strip”, a 4.2 mile stretch of casino after casino plus many more scattered elsewhere around the city. If gambling’s what you’re after, Las Vegas is the place to be.
Take a trip back to Roman times at Caesar’s Palace
A place that just screams Las Vegas. Ask just about anybody to name a location in Las Vegas and they’ll say Caesar’s Palace. With 3,960 rooms, six towers and a Roman empire theme, Caesar’s Palace is a place like no other in the world.
Whether you plan to stay in the luxury hotel, pay a visit to some of the 160 shops at The Forum Shops at Caesar’s, dine out at one of the many restaurants, catch a show or of course gamble, we can be sure you won’t be disappointed with Caesar’s Palace. After all you will be in good company, famous Caesar’s Palace performers have included Frank Sinatra, Celine Dion, Elton John, David Copperfield and Judy Garland.
Visit the world’s attractions (well, replicas of them!)
Las Vegas is renowned for paying homage to many other cities the world over. Throughout Las Vegas you’ll find replicas of many famous world landmarks featured within this fabulous city’s casinos. Fancy a trip to Paris? Why not just head over to the casino, Paris, France. Featuring a very French theme, Paris, France pays tribute to the city with its half-scale, 165m tall replica of the Eiffel Tower, a two-thirds size Arc de Triomphe, its replica of La Fontaine des Mers and a 1,2000-seat theatre called Le Théâtre des Arts.
How about Venice? Well, then head over to the Venetian. With a lifelike replica of St. Mark’s Campanile on the edge of a lifelike replica of St. Mark’s Square, plus gondolas, canals and fabulous Venetian style bridges and architecture, this luxury casino does a very good-job of reenacting the Italian city.
Or perhaps you’d prefer the Big Apple? Well, that can be done too. New York, New York gives you exactly what you crave with replicas of the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and the Statue of Liberty all featured around this New York themed casino. While within the resort, the New York theme doesn’t stop, all of the gambling areas, lounges, restaurants and meeting rooms are named after New York City neighbourhoods and landmarks.
Aside from gambling, if there’s one other thing Las Vegas is known for it’s shotgun weddings. Whether you plan to take the vow or just plan to watch another couple be wedded in happy matrimony, what better place to do it than Vegas? After all it’s the home of the Little White Wedding Chapel, one of the most famous wedding chapels in the world and a place that has seen over 800,000 couples married within its doors. Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow, Joan Collins and Peter Holm, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, and Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon are just a few of the famous couples who have said “I do” at this famous venue.
Get a good night’s sleep
After enjoying all the excitement that Sin City has to offer, you will probably be exhausted and in desperate need of a good night’s sleep. And for that reason we recommend the ARIA Las Vegas Hotel. Offering the ultimate in luxury, this hotel has 4004 guest rooms, 568 luxury suites and 150,000 feet of gambling…if you haven’t already done enough! But it doesn’t just end at that, this 5 star hotel also features award winning culinary dining destinations, three distinctive pools, a range of fashion-forward designer boutiques and is home to the breathtaking Cirque Du Soleil Zarkana show.