World entertainment capital Las Vegas
Must Dos in Vegas:
The world’s most electrifying destination and the Entertainment Capital of the world is constantly evolving, making every visit to Las Vegas like seeing a new city! Vegas have a bushel of things to do and sometimes you just don’t know where to start. From ultimate pool parties to concerts to the world’s best cuisine, Las Vegas has redefined leisure.
So, you’ve never been to Las Vegas. Maybe you’ve only seen Vegas in the movies and don’t know where to start, or perhaps your idea of a good vacation involves eating your way from one end of town to the other. Never mind – let’s stop talking, and start doing! The important thing here is that you’re ready for the time of your life, and there’s no better place to celebrate than Las Vegas.
What to See
The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower has become an incomparable sight in the Vegas skyline and, at 1,149 feet high, its tower is the spot for the ultimate view of Las Vegas. Start with the Sky Jump at the Stratosphere that is happy to oblige. At 108 stories, it’s the highest controlled free fall in the world and is the best way to see the city – hurtling towards Earth at an outlandish speed. Stratosphere has a whole lot to offer – a spectacular view, the highest thrill rides in the country, an impressive casino, a bevy of dining options and a variety of accommodations.
At 550 feet tall, the High Roller gives riders a view high above the Las Vegas Strip. The observation wheel is located in the heart of the Strip and is the focal point of the open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district called The LINQ. The High Roller can fit up to 40 people in each of its 28 enclosed and air-conditioned transparent pods. Along with the panoramic views of the Strip, passengers can enjoy views of the Las Vegas valley and the mountains.
Bellagio proudly hosts ‘O’ Cirque du Soleil’s exquisite aquatic performance uniquely presented by an international cast. O by Cirque du Soleil is an ethereal, visually stunning show that incorporates the elements of air, fire and – most prominently – water. A cast of 85 acrobats, synchronized swimmers and divers perform in and above a 1.5 million-gallon pool. Live music and singers enhance the experience of the show.
What to do
Open 7 days a week at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Exotics racing offers the opportunity to drive or ride along in the car of your dreams. Choose from a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Porsche or Audi, and then drive it to its fullest potential on a real racetrack.
The Fremont Street Experience is an incredible entertainment and gaming complex in the heart of the world’s most exciting city. Located in Downtown Las Vegas, the Fremont Street Experience offers free nightly shows featuring 12.5 million lights and 550,000 watts of amazing sound at Viva Vision. The average Viva Vision light show is six minutes long. Enjoy free concerts and special events throughout the year. Take a walk through the Neon Museum which hosts some of the old hotel’s neon signs, located at the east end of the Fremont Street Experience.
Where to Eat
Todd English (Olive at Mandalay Bay)
Famed Chef Todd English offers a Mediterranean menu with a view of open kitchen along with stunning view of dancing fountains at Lake Bellagio from the dining room and patio.
Visit Simon at Palms Place to enjoy its famous Sunday pajama brunch. Celebrated chef Kerry Simon presents his signature culinary venture, Simon at Palms Place. The sophisticated restaurant offers an inventive menu with a special focus on the freshest seasonal items and quality organic ingredients. Simon at Palms Place overlooks the dramatic outdoor pool and cabanas.
Where to shop
Las Vegas is a shopper’s paradise. You’ll find everything you need at The Fashion Show mall that covers nearly 2 million square feet, making it the largest shopping venue on the Las Vegas Strip. The Fashion Show offers an exceptional lineup of anchor stores, with Neiman-Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s Home, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Forever 21 and Nordstrom, and more than 250 shops and boutiques. Dine at El Segundo, Maggiano’s Little Italy, RA Sushi, The Capital Grille, California Pizza Kitchen, Strip burger, Johnny Rockets, NM Café and Nordstrom’s Marketplace Café. In keeping with its name, Fashion Show includes an elevated runway for staging events such as fashion shows and special promotions.
Pamper yourself by invigorating your shopping experience in Crystals at City Center with enticing creations from celebrity chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Todd English and the first Mastro’s Ocean Club in Las Vegas. This 500,000 square-foot retail and dining district is one of Las Vegas’ premier shopping experiences. CityCenter, the spectacular multi-use development features an unparalleled collection of unique hotels, luxury retailers and restaurateurs and entertainment. Crystals showcases an unprecedented array of the world’s most exclusive retailers including many flagship stores.
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