This will probably shock some people. The proportion of first time visitors who come to Vegas primarily to gamble is 4% or less over the last five years. Almost half who visit come for vacation or pleasure. Of all the people who come to Vegas only 12% come primarily to gamble.
Just a few miles east of the Strip on Flamingo are the Atomic Testing Museum and the Area 51 Exhibit. These would be of special interest to those who grew up in the 50s and 60s during the cold war days and to the many UFO enthusiasts. There is also
Are you going to Vegas for the first time? Here are a few tips that may help you save time. money, and frustration. First, if you have a hotel reservation don’t show up early. Chances are they will charge you a fee for checking in early. On my last trip
Vegas isn’t as cheap as it used to be. As recently as the 1990s you could still get rooms for $25 per night on the strip with no resort fee. You could find a good breakfast for 99 cents, a steak or lobster dinner for $5.99, and take in a
In 1995 downtown Las Vegas, the Fremont Street area, underwent a massive makeover. It became known as “The Fremont Experience.” A 1500 foot long canopy was constructed over several blocks of Freemont Street. This canopy also served as a projection screen, the worlds largest, for a nightly laser show that
One great thing about visiting Las Vegas is that it serves as a great base to travel from when you want a break from the Strip. There are many day trips that you can complete in one day or less and this is with various and sometimes drastic changes of
The fact that Las Vegas has become what it has become in 2015 with a population of over two million residents is just short of a true miracle. Today, this oasis will receive over 41 million people, people who will come for all kinds of reasons. Las Vegas is now in the top