Perhaps unsurprisingly, Las Vegas’ art scene is a little unconventional and less obvious than it might be elsewhere, but the city actually has plenty to offer to visitors who are looking for classic art exhibits and those who are interested in more out-of-the-box artistic pursuits.
As mesmerizing as all those neon lights may be, sometimes, you’ve just got to get off the Strip. But you don’t have to go far to see another side of the Silver State – adrenaline and adventure are awaiting just thirty minutes away on a Bootleg Canyon Zipline Tour.
Though Las Vegas hotels still have buffets, the days of dining cafeteria-style are passé. The new dining craze in Las Vegas revolves around celebrities, and many of the celebrity chef restaurants in the city are on the Las Vegas Strip. Many of the people associated with these restaurants are actual chefs, but many others are television personalities who venture deeply into the world of food.
This month, three lucky travelers will each win 2 free tickets to a MGM Grand Hotel Show in Las Vegas! Read on to find out more…
Before there were flashing marquee lights and showgirls, celebrity chefs and party buses roaming the length of Las Vegas Boulevard, there was only a desert. It was dry and hot, deserted and quiet, but to the first people who tried to settle Las Vegas, it was a place of promise.
Las Vegas means “the meadows” in Spanish, a name that referred to an underground spring that was meant to provide sustenance to early settlers. The city of Las Vegas began to take root when, in the 1840s, John C. Fremont (forever memorialized by the Fremont Street Experience) happened upon this spot in the desert. The rest, as they say, is history.
Things have changed, however, and now downtown Las Vegas is a destination worth seeking out in and of itself. Venture this way during your next vacation and you’ll find plenty of interesting things to do in downtown Las Vegas.
It’s been dubbed the City of Sin, but don’t let the moniker fool you – Las Vegas is really about catering to all tastes, and though you’ll find planet of excess around, there’s still an easy way to stay healthy and stay fit while here in the middle of the Mojave Desert – all you have to do is look.
A great swath of desert that runs from southeastern California and into bits of Arizona and Nevada, the great Mojave Desert is one of the most notorious deserts in the world. Containing both the hottest recorded temperature point on earth and the lowest point in North America, the Mojave Desert has, safe to say, etched out a place in history for itself.
Vegas was never just for gamblers, but these days, Sin City is courting another kind of thrill-seeker with equal intensity—the adrenaline junkie. Located directly on the Strip, the Indoor Skydiving Experience in Las Vegas is bringing skydiving down to earth, no parachute required.
Vegas is the type of city where you either big or go home. And you’ll never feel farther from home than on this Grand Canyon White Water Rafting Trip from Las Vegas.