The biggest city in the Mojave desert, Las Vegas is a fantastic place to visit. Based in Nevada, it’s well known for being the entertainment capital of the world. What’s it done to deserve this title? Honestly, you’d have to see it to believe it! Las Vegas is a destination of pure decadence. We’ve all seen pictures of the Las Vegas strip. Those towering hotels are enough to tempt anyone. Visiting Vegas is like finding yourself on the set of a film. It is one of the most surreal fantastic places in the world.
With so much to do, it can be hard to know where to start. When you first arrive, the strip is sure to leave you feeling dazzled. It may be worth spending your first day exploring and getting your head around the wonders. After you’ve adjusted, it can help to have some idea of what’s on offer. There is so much to see and do that it’s worth planning a few things before you go, so you don’t feel so overwhelmed by the incredible amount of choice!
This list had to start with gambling. Isn’t that what we all most associate with Vegas? Who can picture that city without first picturing those large casinos? Whether you’re a gambling veteran or a first time trier, you have to get gambling at least once on your trip. When in Rome after all… What with Vegas being the gambling capital of the world, it can be a minefield for even the most experienced gambler among us. It’s well worth checking out some tips before you go. You don’t want to lose all your money straight away!
Vegas has plenty to offer all those music lovers out there too! Whatever music you like listening to, there are sure to be concerts in Las Vegas calendar to suit you. You’re in one of the most glamorous places in the world, so going to a decadent and star-studded concert is a must. With some huge names performing, from Elton John to Maroon Five, it’s well worth seeing if a favorite of yours is coming up soon. We all know the joy of seeing a favorite band play live. Imagine how amazing it would be to see them in the shining lights of Vegas!
The shops in Vegas are as unbelievable as everything else. There are shops to suit everybody – from shops in hotels to whole shopping malls. There is a shop dedicated to M&M’S, as well as one devoted to Coca-Cola. There is even a Chocolate World and a Zombie Apocalypse store. In short, there is most definitely something to suit everybody. There are so many shopping options that it would be easy to spend your whole trip buying. Make sure to fit some other things in too! Besides, you need to bear in mind that baggage allowance on the way home.
This is a city of decadence, so of course, the food is decadent too. As you can probably tell by now, the theme here is complete indulgence! But what more can you want from a holiday? As you can expect from Vegas, there is food to suit everyone. Whether you like fine dining or just a basic pizza, the restaurants won’t disappoint. If you’re an adventurous diner, you could even eat in a different place every night. The more experience you can cram into your trip the better right?
Possibly not what you expect from Vegas, there are many museums to choose from during your trip. This really is the city that can offer anything. You’ve already indulged your culinary desires and shopped until you dropped, so why not partake in a little food for the brain as well? Of course, there are museums for every taste. Vegas is a place that likes to keep everyone happy. There’s even an atomic testing museum. If you’re taking kids on your trip with you, there are children’s museums on offer too. Go on, dive into some culture on your journey!
Who could forget about those world famous weddings? We’ve all seen the stereotypical, drunken mistake of a marriage that can happen in Vegas. Those aside, Vegas could well be the wedding location of your dreams. The great thing, again, is the choice. There are cheap and cheerful weddings that cost less than $200, up to more pricey ones, which can take you up to $3000 but are most definitely worth the money. Besides, that’s still pretty cheap when you think about it. A Vegas wedding can be the cherry on top of your already perfect holiday. With weddings even available in The Grand Canyon, who wouldn’t be tempted?
THE GRAND CANYON
Talking of which, you can’t visit Vegas without seeing The Grand Canyon. This is one for the bucket list and is easily one of the most amazing things you’ll do on your trip. The natural wonders in America are breathtaking, and this is one of the best! Planning this towards the end of your trip can be an excellent way to round off your time. Vegas is a crazy place, and the sweeping scope of The Grand Canyon is sure to bring you back to reality in the most fantastic way.
This list is by no means an exhaustive guide of things available in Las Vegas. This is such a city of wonders and one that is sure to give you the holiday of a lifetime. Holiday is all about indulgence, and what better place to indulge than a city that has been dubbed Sin City? It’s time to stop putting this trip off and get over there. There is so much to do that one holiday is by no means long enough to see everything. Once you’ve got that Vegas bug, there’s no doubting that you’ll want to go back time and time again!