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When Las Vegas calls, pack your sunglasses and leave your watch behind. This party town shines brightly under a desert sun by day and neon lights by night. 

Once a dusty, desert town in Nevada, Las Vegas is now a playground of big hotels, outrageous neon lights and outlandish personalities. Its transformation into a gambling hotspot began in 1931, when the first gaming license was issued. Since then, Vegas has continued to expand and evolve, from a post-war gangsters’ paradise and favored hangout of the mid-’60s Rat Pack to a glittering spectacle.

The themed hotels of Vegas are legendary. Experience ancient Rome at Caesars Palace or climb aboard a gondola at the Venetian. Marvel at the Mirage’s erupting volcano, see The Big Apple’s skyline at New York-New York, or drink a cocktail at the top of the Eiffel Tower at the Paris hotel.

While it’s known as Sin City, Vegas is more than gambling and adult entertainment. Families will find plenty of innocent fun, some of which, like the Bellagio Resort and Casino's nightly fountain show, is free. A stroll along the Las Vegas Strip or The Forum Shops will also cost you nothing. At the Fremont Street Experience watch the nightly parade without paying a cent.

You can also see fantastic Las Vegas shows featuring A-list, superstar performers, and for the seriously adventurous, experience the thrill of driving an exotic performance or true race car.

Las Vegas provides experiences on an extravagant scale. One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon, is a just a few hours drive away. There’s a record-breaking free fall at Stratosphere Tower and exotic sea creatures at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino's Shark Reef Aquarium. Even Sin City’s seedy past is on display at the fascinating Mob Museum.

Though the famous all-you-can-eat buffets and juicy hamburger joints remain, Vegas has stepped it up in the food stakes, with a fresh crop of restaurants attracting discerning clientele. The shopping here rivals New York and Los Angeles, with hundreds of designer boutiques, opulent malls, children’s stores and plenty of souvenir stops. If you can't find it in Vegas, it probably can't be found.

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Where to stay in Las Vegas

The Strip showing a casino, night scenes and a city

Las Vegas Strip

4/5Very Good!(59,675 area reviews)

Visitors to Las Vegas Strip rave about its fantastic nightlife, great live music, and first-class casinos. You might also want to make some time to see The Cosmopolitan Casino or Miracle Mile Shops while you're exploring the neighborhood.

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

Downtown Las Vegas

4/5Very Good!(8,786 area reviews)

Visitors to Downtown Las Vegas rave about its fantastic nightlife, great live music, and first-class casinos. You might also want to make some time to see Four Queens Casino or Fremont Street Experience while you're exploring the neighborhood.

Downtown Las Vegas
Las Vegas Sunset @Summerlin Center

Summerlin

4.5/5Wonderful!(226 area reviews)

Travelers come to Summerlin for its abundant dining options, and you can see top attractions like Red Rock Casino and Casino at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort while you're in town.

Summerlin
T HA N K Y O U for reminding me how insignificant my worries are, how blessed I am and to remind me to leave the world a better place than when I entered it 🙌🏽 #mothernature

Winchester

3.5/5Good!(311 area reviews)

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

Winchester
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Chinatown

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

The restaurants and shopping are a few reasons travelers visit Chinatown. Though there aren't many top sights in the neighborhood, you can visit Orleans Arena and Gold Coast Casino, a few notable attractions nearby.

Chinatown
Stratosphere Tower showing a sunset, modern architecture and a city

Gateway District

3/5(117 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in Gateway District, Chapel of the Flowers and Little White Wedding Chapel are top sights worth seeing.

Gateway District

Top Hotels in Las Vegas

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
5 out of 5
3708 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is NT$4,418 per night

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this luxury resort is steps from Crystals at City Center and Miracle Mile Shops. T-Mobile Arena and Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (8,664 reviews)

"Everything loved the balcony room could’ve been a little cleaner for price but loved the hotel and area"…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/13

The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
Luxor Hotel and Casino
Luxor Hotel and Casino
3.5 out of 5
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
The price is NT$943 per night

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from T-Mobile Arena and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Las Vegas ...

3.7/5Good! (24,057 reviews)

"Everything was great and every time we come to Las Vegas we stay at the Luxor. We always have a nice time there. The only thing is I was hoping to be able to check out the Wedding Chapel but come to find out they have shut it down. Other than that it was great."…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/12

Luxor Hotel and Casino
TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
4 out of 5
3300 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is NT$1,028 per night

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is within a 15-minute walk of Fashion Show Mall and Sands Expo Convention Center. Las Vegas Convention Center and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (22,905 reviews)

"Really nice casino/hotel... very careful with COVID 19 standards and procedures"…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/11

TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino

Popular places to visit in Las Vegas

Bellagio Casino
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Bellagio Casino

4.5/5(16,822 reviews)

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

The Linq
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The Linq

4/5(9,015 reviews)

Enjoy a trip to The Linq, a well-known attraction in Paradise. Discover the area's top-notch restaurants and its entertainment choices.

Fremont Street Experience
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Fremont Street Experience

4/5(17,583 reviews)

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

MGM Grand Casino
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MGM Grand Casino

4/5(7,677 reviews)

Why not roll the dice by visiting MGM Grand Casino where you can enjoy the entertainment at this popular casino in Paradise? Make time to visit the area's shops, or simply enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Stratosphere Tower
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Stratosphere Tower

4/5(5,512 reviews)

Check out the thrilling rides at the top of Las Vegas’s tallest structure, or just enjoy the stunning views and a fresh perspective.

Las Vegas Motor Speedway
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Las Vegas Motor Speedway

4.5/5(1,451 reviews)

Catch an event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway during your trip to Las Vegas. Discover the entertainment choices and casinos in this family-friendly area.

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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