City passes and discount cards – are they good value? Do you save money and time? Or is it cheaper to buy tickets individually? We took up the challenge on a recent trip to Las Vegas, to see if the passes really do save you money, how much value they provide, and how to make the most of the benefits.
Category: Local Recommendations
April 1, 2013
Three days in Las Vegas might not seem like a lot, but believe you me, there’s a whole lot that can go down in that amount of time. From bachelor party blowouts, to fantasy football draft picks, there’s a million and one ways to do Vegas and three days are enough to do them in.
April 1, 2013
There’s so much to see in Las Vegas, it can be utterly overwhelming for a first-timer. The Bellagio, The MGM Grand, Paris, Harrah’s, Luxor, The Stratosphere, The Palms, you name it, it feels like somewhere in the glittering streets, Las Vegas has got it. The problem is, if you’re new to Vegas and don’t know what’s out there – how do you see it all? Enter the Hop-on Hop-off tour bus.
March 18, 2013
Umm… yes please? Heading to Las Vegas for a bachelor party is, if I may be so bold as to take a wild guess, probably the number one destination spot for soon-to-be married bachelor revelry. As if the blockbuster movie The Hangover didn’t spell it out well-enough for us, there’s something special about heading to this adult Disneyland in order to party like it’s 1999.
March 4, 2013
Sometimes when we wander the labyrinthine streets and walkways of Las Vegas, it seems hard to get our bearings. Even more importantly, come four o’clock, it seems hard to gain clear insight as to which of the hundreds of restaurants and bars at our disposal has the best deals for Happy Hour. Don’t worry about getting lost in the confusion; here are some great Happy Hour spots.
February 18, 2013
Sure Las Vegas has a lot going for it. Fabulous resorts, dancing, dining, nightlife, rollercoasters… pretty much every sort of entertainment you can imagine is right at your fingertips. But what if what you really want is a vacation proper, a vacation to get away from it all, a vacation that gives you a little much needed R&R? Well, it should probably come as no surprise that Vegas has got that too.
February 4, 2013
Sure, Las Vegas has a lot going on for singles. But that’s not to say that Sin City can’t be eminently enjoyable for couples. Whether it’s your first date or your fortieth, Las Vegas prides itself for being able to cater to all parties, and there’s a bevy of good eating just waiting to be explored. Here are some of the top spots.
January 21, 2013
Most of us think of Las Vegas and think of the simmering Mojave that emanates from it in beautiful desert badlands. And while this might be true for most of the year, come wintertime, the desert oasis that is Las Vegas gets its fair share of cold weather. But this doesn’t mean that the party stops. Far from it. In Las Vegas, there’s plenty to do, any time of year – even in winter.
December 20, 2012
It is well known that there’s plenty to do in Las Vegas. Scratch that – that there’s plenty to do in Las Vegas is an understatement. The City of Sin’s very existence demands that it stay atop of current trends in entertainment. Some of these trends, however, are as timeless as entertainment itself. Classic art gallery viewing, for example, is among them. The best instance of this can be viewed in Bellagio’s Fine Art Gallery.
November 12, 2012
Las Vegas has a plethora of shopping at your fingertips. From Prada bags to designer shades, any hotel you pop into on the Strip will have more than enough shopping to please any impulse you may have. Typically, the more expensive the resort’s nightly rates, the higher end the boutiques you’ll find inside. If you’re not interested in shopping within your hotel, there are other options at your disposal. After all, Las Vegas is a world-class shopping destination.