Las Vegas, in Nevada, United States is an internationally renowned major resort city known for its mega casino–hotels, associated entertainment, and nightlife. Las Vegas is the leading financial and cultural center for Southern Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, vouched for by the numerous references to Vegas in the entertainment world. Las Vegas is generally used to describe not just the city itself, but areas beyond the city limits - especially the resort areas on and near the Las Vegas Strip - and the Las Vegas Valley.
West Of The Strip:
North Las Vegas:
Getting to the city from the Airport
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)coordinates shuttle / bus service.
The Las Vegas Monorail coordinates the operation of the monorail service.
Tipping is expected in most places and should always be done unless the service provided was completely unsatisfactory.
Las Vegas in 3 Days: Source (Frommer’s)
Day 1: Downtown
Day 2: Las Vegas Strip: Be sure to see Wynn Las Vegas, The Venetian, Bellagio, The Mirage, Treasure Island, Paris Las Vegas, Caesars Palace (including The Forum Shops and the talking statues), New York-New York, MGM Grand, and the exteriors of Excalibur and Luxor.
Las Vegas is not only known for being the city with the most famous casinos, but also for its infinite cuisine. The city features two restaurants that have won the AAA Five Diamond award: Le Cirque, serving French specialties; and Picasso, with the menu by executive chef Julian Serrano, inspired by the regional cuisine of France and Spain; both are located at the Bellagio hotel.
Some notable restaurants serving the local specialties include: