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