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Las Vegas City Guide

United States of America > Las Vegas
Las Vegas, or 'The Meadows' if translated in Spanish is located in the southern tip of Nevada. It is the largest city in Nevada and one of the major gambling and entertainment centers in the world.

Las Vegas is best seen at dusk when its opulent hotels and casinos are lit up with bright, colorful neon lights. The city often plays host to some of the hottest and biggest stars in its famous clubs for a startling night performance. The dazzling array of performances has earned the city the 'Entertainment Capital of the World' title.

The biggest spotlight of Las Vegas is its casinos. Here, the city that never sleeps offers gamblers literally thousands of opportunities to try their luck. Among the best casino is the Casino in MGM Hotel.

Besides casinos and entertainment malls, the city also houses interesting artifacts in the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, Liberace Museum and Lied Discovery Children's Museum.

Also, there are other nature wonders of Las Vegas. The River Mountain Hiking Trail, Lake Mead, Las Vegas Valley and Black Canyon River are among the marvelous splendor.

Las Vegas also provides visitors with a variety of malls, displaying a wide range of products. The Forum Shops at Caesars, the Fashion Show Mall, the Boulevard Mall (the largest shopping mall in Nevada), the Meadows Mall and the Belz Factory Outlet World are all popular shopping centers that shouldn't be missed.

Getting There and Moving Around

By air

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) is situated 5.6km from downtown Las Vegas. With 851 flights a day, it is ranked 8th busiest in the world by the Airports Council in Washington, DC., there is a number of inbound and outbound flights from New York, London, Hong Kong, Frankfurt and many other places.

By road

The Citizens Area Transit (CAT) is a public transportation company that operates 39 bus routes throughout the Las Vegas metropolitan area and one route in Laughlin. Amtrak also runs bus services from Los Angeles.

Cabs, limousines and car rental services within the district also serve the city.

Moving Around

The availability of various transport modes in Las Vegas definitely adds up the fun for your stay here.


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