5 Things you must do on a Las Vegas Getaway

by Dean on August 4, 2017

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Las Vegas is a city like no other. It boasts glitz, glamor, and bright lights, and its endless distractions will keep your eyes wandering from one amazing sight to the next. Las Vegas is a city that truly comes to life at night, as it’s full of casinos, restaurants, nightclubs and live shows. There’s always something happening in Las Vegas, making the city makes an excellent choice for a quick getaway. Even if you only have a day and night in Las Vegas, you can still enjoy the best of the city. Here are five things you should do during a quick getaway to Las Vegas.

Walk the Strip

Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip has to be the most popular part of the city. This is where the highest concentration of casinos is, and just walking along this iconic road is an absolute must. You’ll see all kinds of sights here, with dressed-up people wandering between casinos and so many lights that the night could never be dark. Your eyes will wander as you pass by iconic hotels such as Caesars Palace and The Venetian. The Strip’s themed hotels feature replicas of the wonders of the world, from the pyramids of Egypt to the Eiffel Tower of Paris.

Visit the Bellagio

If there is one hotel you must visit in Las Vegas, it’s the Bellagio. This iconic hotel has a huge fountain show out front that is an absolute must-see. The interior of the hotel is stunning, and you can enjoy a lot of great gaming at the casino, too.

See a Live Show

While it is easy to get distracted by gambling in Las Vegas, the other thing you should do is see one of the excellent live shows on offer. Take your pick from magic shows to concerts to circus acts. There is something for everyone here.

Hit the Clubs

The nightclubs in Las Vegas have to be some of the best in the world. If you love your nightlife, a visit to some of the city’s nightclubs is a must. All the big casinos have great clubs, and some of the most popular picks include Hakkasan in the MGM Grand and Marquee in The Cosmopolitan.

Go to the Stratosphere

Stratosphere Las Vegas

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The Stratosphere is so much more than just another Las Vegas hotel. Imagine dining 100 stories above the Las Vegas Strip or riding the best thrill rides in the city, high above the dazzling lights below. The Stratosphere Tower is also the tallest observation tower in the United States, and you can enjoy the best views of the city from here.

These are just five of so many things you can do in Las Vegas. If you’re only going for a quick getaway, these recommendations will give you a great start. Whether you’re planning to gamble, see live shows, or enjoy world-class dining, Las Vegas has something for you. What are your picks for the best things to do in Las Vegas?

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