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Las Vegas, NV
Travel Guide

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Check Visit Las Vegas before you travel for the most up-to-date information. Check frequently as this information may change with short notice.


What restrictions are in place for Las Vegas?

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Are Las Vegas casinos and resorts open?

Popular casinos and resorts in Las Vegas are open. For more information, see Visit Las Vegas.

What Las Vegas attractions are open?

Many Las Vegas attractions are open with reduced occupancy, social distancing, and face mask requirements in place. For more information, see Visit Las Vegas.

What measures are in place at the airport?

McCarran International Airport (LAS) is open. Some restaurants, shops, and facilities are closed. Enhanced cleaning protocols and social distancing guidelines are in place. For more information, see McCarran International Airport.

What other health information is available?

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Whether you want to gamble all night or treat the family to great attractions and entertainment, you’ll find your favorite activities here.

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.

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Where to stay in Las Vegas

Top Hotels in Las Vegas

Paris Las Vegas Resort & Casino
Paris Las Vegas Resort & Casino
4 out of 5
3655 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
Free Cancellation
The price is $49 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is within a 10-minute walk of Miracle Mile Shops, LINQ Promenade, and Flamingo Wildlife Habitat. High Roller and ...

4/5Very Good! (11,584 reviews)

"no problems, wished there were more restaurants open by the hotel."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Paris Las Vegas Resort & Casino
Flamingo Las Vegas - Hotel & Casino
Flamingo Las Vegas - Hotel & Casino
3.5 out of 5
3555 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
Free Cancellation
The price is $35 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is within a 10-minute walk of LINQ Promenade, Miracle Mile Shops, and High Roller. T-Mobile Arena and Las Vegas Convention ...

3.7/5Good! (16,299 reviews)

"The best part about this hotel is that its located in a perfect place, right in the strip, everything is close by. There is a lot of smoking and the smell is strong EVERYWHERE, which is something normal. The hotel does need a little upgrade compared to others but its clean and its in a very central ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Flamingo Las Vegas - Hotel & Casino
Caesars Palace - Resort & Casino
Caesars Palace - Resort & Casino
4.5 out of 5
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV
Free Cancellation
The price is $89 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this luxury resort is within a 10-minute walk of LINQ Promenade and High Roller. Miracle Mile Shops and Las Vegas Convention Center ...

4/5Very Good! (8,142 reviews)

"Nice friendly place.......... the staff there was vary helpful"…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Caesars Palace - Resort & Casino
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Las Vegas

Palms Place
Palms Place
4.5 out of 5
4381 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV
The price is $89 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Situated in Las Vegas, this luxury condo resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of Gold Coast Casino, Orleans Arena, and Bellagio Casino. Casino at the Rio All-Suite Hotel ...

4.2/5Very Good! (9,148 reviews)

"Love this place Only place to stay in Vegas Going to buy a unit soon"…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Palms Place
Polo Towers by Diamond Resorts
Polo Towers by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
3745 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is $69 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this eco-friendly condo resort is within a 15-minute walk of Miracle Mile Shops and T-Mobile Arena. High Roller and Allegiant Stadium ...

4.2/5Excellent! (5,485 reviews)

"The rooms comes with everything you need besides food. If your staying with family this is the place for you."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2021

Polo Towers by Diamond Resorts
Tahiti Village Resort & Spa
Tahiti Village Resort & Spa
3.5 out of 5
7200 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is $89 per night from Mar 1 to Mar 2

Situated near the airport, this condo resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Town Square Las Vegas and Las Vegas South Premium Outlets. Mandalay Bay Casino and Casino ...

4.3/5Excellent! (5,103 reviews)

"Great place to stay as a family with little ones. Facilities are clean and rooms are comfortable- will come again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2021

Tahiti Village Resort & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Getting around Las Vegas

Like many American cities, Las Vegas was built with cars in mind. While you can see much of the Strip on foot, driving is the best way to get from one end to the other quickly, as it is 4 miles (7 kilometers) long. Rent a car to explore the Strip and further-flung areas, or just treat yourself to plenty of taxi rides. Alternatively, ride the monorail, which has seven stops on the Strip. Visit the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) website. Browse Las Vegas rental cars.

Best time to visit

Visit Las Vegas in shoulder season, which runs roughly from March to May and from September to November, for lower prices on flights and accommodations. There will still be plenty of sun at these times of year, but temperatures will be far more manageable than in the sizzling summer months. In spring and fall, you will be able to comfortably spend lots of time outdoors even at the peak of the day’s heat.

Popular places to visit in Las Vegas

Top things to do in Las Vegas

Reviews of Las Vegas

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
30103
5 - Excellent 45.67011560518251%
4 - Good
26491
4 - Good 40.190247898777194%
3 - Okay
7427
3 - Okay 11.267712473829535%
2 - Disappointing
1315
2 - Disappointing 1.9950238189155567%
1 - Terrible
578
1 - Terrible 0.8769002032952028%

4/5 - Good

Lynn

Jun 8, 2020

Very quiet due to recently reopening after COVID-19. That was so nice not being in elbow deep crowds! No wait for lunch or drinks. Staff super friendly!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jun 6, 2020

Hoping that with the re-opening things will get better. Every other slot machine open sucks when you’re trying to play with your partner. When we did find two machines near each other one wouldn’t work. Long time visitors...disappointed.

5/5 - Excellent

Unknown

Jun 5, 2020

Local

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Jun 4, 2020

I LOVE VEGAS I LIVED HERE 20 YRS BEFORE MOVING LAST YEAR FOR MY JOB.HOWEVER I JUST HAPPEN TO BE IN VEGAS ON PERSONAL MATTER . DURING THE SHUT DOWN & 6 DAY RIOTS IT WAS CRAZY NEVER BEFORE HAS VEGAS SHUT DOWN NOR HAD RIOT FIRST TIME IN HISTORY .

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Jun 3, 2020

Everything was closed because of COVID. This was not a vacation stay

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

I have a lot of family and friends in Vegas

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