Las VegasUnited States of America

4.3/5Top Destination

Trip time! Discover the casinos, entertainment, and bars in the area.

Las Vegas, known for gambling and bright lights, also offers family-friendly entertainment and attractions. Stroll along The Strip at night and marvel at dozens of high-end casinos, many with attractive fountains, themed features and street-side entertainment.

Gambling developed in the early days of Las Vegas to attract men constructing the nearby Boulder Dam. Learn about the intertwined history of gambling and crime in Las Vegas and across America at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, aka the Mob Museum.

Today dozens of casinos offer legal gambling, from penny slot machines to high-stakes tables, but you don’t have to gamble to enjoy Las Vegas. Entertainment ranges from Cirque du Soleil to comedy acts, magic shows and big-name performers, including Celine Dion and Britney Spears.

Gaze at the city’s one-of-a-kind structures. The Stratosphere Tower offers views from 1,149 feet (350 meters) in the air as well as catapults, sky jumps and free-fall rides from the dizzying height. See a half-scale Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas and replicas of the Statue of Liberty and buildings from the Manhattan skyline at New York New York Hotel.

The Bellagio’s fountains provide outstanding water shows with lights and music. Enjoy the conservatory and botanical gardens of this Italian-style hotel. See more than 2,000 marine animals at the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay. The Fremont Street Experience has zip-line rides and free nightly light shows. Enjoy 25 rides and attractions at the Adventuredome at Circus Circus. Visit 160 shops and restaurants at the Forum at Caesars Palace.

Experience outdoor adventures in less than a 1-hour drive from the neon lights of Las Vegas. Hike in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and explore the Mojave Desert. See the engineering marvel of Hoover Dam, formerly Boulder Dam, and its man-made Lake Mead.

The city proudly promises, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Make a visit to Las Vegas and you’ll want to stay here too.

Known for

Entertainment, Dining and Casinos

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Where to stay in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Strip
The Strip showing a casino, night scenes and a city

Las Vegas Strip

Known for Casinos, Entertainment, Shopping

4/5(47,223 reviews)

Here’s where you’ll find the quintessential Vegas: Lavish casinos, glamorous clubs, hopping piano bars, and those infamous wedding chapels and neon light

Downtown Las Vegas
Downtown Las Vegas showing signage as well as a small group of people

Downtown Las Vegas

Known for Casinos, Entertainment, Live Music

4/5(6,876 reviews)

Step off the Strip and into the original and authentic heart of Las Vegas, where smoky bars, quirky museums and family-friendly attractions exist side by side. 

Summerlin
Las Vegas Sunset @Summerlin Center
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Summerlin

Known for Shopping, Entertainment, Casinos

4.5/5(174 reviews)

Travelers come to Summerlin for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Kellogg Zaher Sports Complex and Bruce Trent Park while you're in town.

Green Valley
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Green Valley

Known for Family-Friendly, Casinos, Shopping

4.5/5(861 reviews)

The first-class casinos and popular shops are just a few highlights of Green Valley. Make a stop by Ethel M Chocolates Factory or Ethel M Botanical Cactus Gardens while you're exploring the area.

Sunrise Manor
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Sunrise Manor

Known for Family-Friendly, Casinos, Dining

3.5/5(1,261 reviews)

Travelers to Sunrise Manor praise its first-class casinos. If you've got some more time to explore, be sure to make a stop by Boulder Strip and Royal Links Golf Club.

Winchester
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Winchester

Known for Casinos, Family-Friendly, Dancing

3.5/5(299 reviews)

Winchester is noteworthy for its shopping, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Boulder Strip and Las Vegas Country Club.

Top Hotels in Las Vegas

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Circus Circus Hotel, Casino & Theme Park
Circus Circus Hotel, Casino & Theme Park
3 out of 5
2880 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
$17
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28
3.3/5 (68,611 reviews)

"Overall everything was good, I’ve got what I paid for which wasn’t the highest standard"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Circus Circus Hotel, Casino & Theme Park
TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
4 out of 5
3300 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
$35
per night
Oct 30 - Oct 31
4.1/5Very Good! (56,682 reviews)

"Loved the location. Felt secure, liked security checking hotel room keys before getting on the elevator. Did not like the smell of cigarette smoke. Did not like having to walk through Smokey area of casino night o get to room elevators."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
Luxor Hotel and Casino
Luxor Hotel and Casino
3.5 out of 5
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
$32
per night
Oct 28 - Oct 29
3.7/5Good! (68,662 reviews)

"It was nice and quiet and clean. I would have liked a bit more of room amenities but not a big deal either."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Luxor Hotel and Casino

Popular things to do in Las Vegas

Hoover Dam
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Hoover Dam

4.5/5(8,186 reviews)

Hoover Dam is a well-known landmark worth seeing in Boulder City. Check out the casinos and top-notch restaurants in this relaxing area.

Bellagio Casino
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Bellagio Casino

4.5/5(13,618 reviews)

This world-famous hotel is home to gorgeous botanical gardens, a unique glass sculpture and an elaborate fountain show.

Fremont Street Experience
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Fremont Street Experience

4/5(14,085 reviews)

See where Vegas began on legendary Fremont Street, now a pedestrian-only area with free nightly shows and special events.

Top activities in Las Vegas

Multi-Stop Grand Canyon South Rim Tour
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Multi-Stop Grand Canyon South Rim Tour

$99

The first stop is at The Hoover Dam where you can take fantastic pictures thanks to its wonderful views. Your trip continues with pleasant landscapes until you reach your next destination, a comfort stop near Kingman, Arizona.

The High Roller Observation Wheel Tickets
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The High Roller Observation Wheel Tickets

$20

Go for a free-wheeling spin on The High Roller, a sky-bound adventure that revolves up and around for unparalleled views of the bright lights and landmarks of the Strip. Climb into a glass capsule on the world’s tallest observation wheel for a 360-degree look at sprawling downtown Vegas and beyond.

Magic Mike Live Las Vegas
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Magic Mike Live Las Vegas

$49

Based on the hit films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL, this all-new live performance is putting the “strip” in Las Vegas Strip. Starring some of the hottest and most talented men from across the country, this dance and acrobatic spectacular brings some serious heat.

Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas
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Le Rêve - The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas

$125

Le Rêve leads you into an imaginary world where dreams transform into reality. With a massive pool serving as the show's aquatic stage, this unforgettable performance features a cast of 90 world-class acrobats, synchronized swimmers, ballroom dancers, and divers.

Michael Jackson ONETM by Cirque du Soleil®
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Michael Jackson ONETM by Cirque du Soleil®

$105

An immersive journey hailed by Rolling Stone as “A virtual parade of ‘wow’ moments,” Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil is an electrifying fusion of acrobatics, dance and visuals immersing the audience into the world of Michael's music.

Las Vegas Value Ceremony on Observation Wheel
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Las Vegas Value Ceremony on Observation Wheel

$799

Bring your special day to new heights with a private wedding ceremony on board The High Roller. Located on the Linq Promenade, you enjoy 360-degrees of unobstructed views from 550-feet up in the air in a private pod for up to 40 guests (based on package selected).

Reviews of Las Vegas

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
23823
5 - Excellent 45.718507714746295%
4 - Good
21047
4 - Good 40.39111076993936%
3 - Okay
5814
3 - Okay 11.15759576264681%
2 - Disappointing
998
2 - Disappointing 1.9152529362094113%
1 - Terrible
426
1 - Terrible 0.8175328164581255%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 17, 2019

The city is truly a 24hr town

4/5 - Good

Gene

Oct 17, 2019

We avoid rush hour traffic if possible. Not to much road construction, thank heaven.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 17, 2019

Come for the strip, but don’t miss the natural beauty that’s all around. They are both amazing.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Oct 17, 2019

Expensive!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 16, 2019

Would recommend for a first timer.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 16, 2019

Just becareful n keep up with ur valuables. But overall hangout n have a great time.

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