Before splashing your cash in the casinos, join the crowds for a stroll along the fabulous Strip, a 2½ mile section of Las Vegas Boulevard lined with flashy mega-resorts, shopping malls, restaurants and attractions. Many hotels feature a defining theme and try to outdo their neighbours by wowing visitors with magnificent amenities and vast casinos.
For outstanding views of the Strip, try out the High Roller ferris wheel or the STRAT Hotel, Casino & Skypod, where along with the panoramic vistas at its summit, there is a quartet of terrifying thrill rides. Helicopter flights are another popular way to view the stunning Strip, both by day and night. Some trips also take you further afield to the Grand Canyon or Hoover Dam.
In downtown Las Vegas you’ll always find a party atmosphere at the Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district. Along with iconic casinos, you’ll be enticed by 60 restaurants, shops and attractions including live music, the Viva Vision screen featuring free light shows, the SlotZilla zip line, the Neon Museum and the fascinating Mob Museum.
There are few places outside London and New York where you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to A-list entertainers and big budget stage shows. Choose from a concert by megastars of the music world, magic shows, comedy acts, theatrical performances, you name it, the list goes on and on, whatever the time of year and they definitely don’t disappoint.
If it’s a shopping spree you’re after, then you’ll find Las Vegas serves up almost 7 million square feet of shopping bliss! There really is an amazing variety of speciality shops, outstanding malls, luxury brand boutiques and more. Top spots include Fashion Show Las Vegas, The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, Miracle Mile Shops, Town Square and, if it’s bargains you want, head to either the North or South Premium Outlet Malls.
With an overwhelming choice of dining venues, it’s very unlikely you’ll starve whilst in Las Vegas! From specials and buffets at practically every resort to five-star, celebrity-chef restaurants, Las Vegas is a food lover’s dream.
GMT -7 hours.
The flying time from the UK to Las Vegas is about 10 hours 30 minutes.
With more than 300 days of sunshine every year, the odds that weather in Las Vegas will be good are in your favour. Bear in mind however, that winter temperatures can be chilly, despite the dry weather and summer really does sizzle!
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Experience Las Vegas from a new height with a 30 minute ride on the massive High Roller observation wheel, with breathtaking 360 degree views.
Soar over the dazzling neon lights of The Strip for 10-12 minutes in a luxury helicopter with forward-facing seats and unrestricted panoramic viewing. Pass the towering Stratosphere Tower and the billion dollar mega resorts. Available from Las Vegas.
First up on this full day tour is a photo stop at the Hoover Dam. Continue to the West Rim where along with scenic Canyon overlooks you’ll visit the Hualapai Ranch and Indian Village Available from Las Vegas.
Enjoy a casual stroll and afternoon of eating and exploring. Visit four highly-acclaimed restaurants for at least 12 chef-prepared dishes. Also includes 3 signature drinks. Available from Las Vegas.
Taking in a Vegas show is a must-do, particularly a captivating Cirque du Soleil performance. Current shows include The Beatles Love, Michael Jackson ONE, KA, Mystere, Mad Apple and O.
A day to remember, Vegas style! No matter how you plan to tie the knot, Las Vegas has the perfect wedding. Marriage licence to be obtained and paid locally from the Courthouse prior to the wedding. Inclusions vary please ask for details.
This exhilarating 4 hour tour begins with a flight over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and Mojave Desert with views of Temple Rock and Fortification Hill, an extinct volcano. At the Grand Canyon enjoy Champagne, beverages and a light snack before a flight over The Strip. Available from Las Vegas.
Fly over the Hoover Dam before soaring over the Colorado River and descending below the rim of the Grand Canyon. On arrival at the West Rim transfer to the Skywalk, a 4,700 feet high transparent horse-shoe shaped bridge extending from the Canyon edge. Available from Las Vegas.