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Elk Grove...
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First timer

Coming to Laughlin for the first time this Nov. Long time Vegas traveler looking for a different vibe this time. Lot of great info on this board. Thanks to the regulars who answer all the questions.

Staying in a North Tower suite at Harrahs, which I am regretting a bit as I probably should have done something on the riverwalk for the first trip. But the deal using my comps was too good to pass up.

Will report after the trip!

Denison, Iowa
posts: 582
reviews: 87
1. Re: First timer

A day pass for the water taxi is $15. If you are at Harrahs and want to casino hop along the river walk this is a great option.

posts: 134
2. Re: First timer

I look forward to hearing your opinion. We were Vegas only people until we got flight offer from Harrahs in Laughlin. Now we've been to Laughlin 4 times and really enjoy it....nothing much like Las Vegas but very relaxing. We rented a car and drove out and about. Will be going in October and driving to Grand Canyon. Still like Vegas but enjoy Laughlin, in a whole different way.

We stay at Harrahs per the comp...it's a little worn but the people are so friendly, I don't usually notice or care about attitudes of casino personnel

but it is hard to miss at Harrahs in Laughlin and they actually seem genuine....LOL, if you can't tell, I'm looking forward to our upcoming visit.

Hope you enjoy your trip!

Crandon, Wisconsin
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reviews: 4
3. Re: First timer

I think you will enjoy your suite....and as mentioned you can use the water taxi, regular taxi or walk to the other casinos and do the riverwalk. I always enjoy my nice comfy room at Harrah's to rest up in between adventures.

Harrah's has some nice restaurants....I usually hit the buffet in the a.m. with my newspaper. Good service, and the food is decent.

Hope you have a great time....I will be there in Nov. also.

san diego
posts: 411
reviews: 17
4. Re: First timer

A suggestion on what to do: Go to the Riverside Casino via the water taxi from Harrahs. It's at the opposite end of Casino Dr. Inside the Riverside check out the antique car museum (free!), and the antique slot machines (free!) There are two slot machine rooms. Ask for directions to the one next to the street. If you collect coins, then you will love this one. There is a move theater in the Riverside also (and a bowling alley). From there I'd walk the river board walk towards Harrahs and you'll pass along the other casinos. You can take the river taxi at any point along your walk. I think you'll like Harrahs just fine. Let us know what you think of the place. Viva Laughlin!

Edited: 2:42 pm, September 24, 2012
Tucson, Arizona
posts: 1,538
reviews: 18
5. Re: First timer

Enjoy Laughlin! Totally different vibe than Vegas. That can be good or bad depending on what you like. Look forward to hearing back from you.

Oshkosh Wisconsin
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reviews: 2
6. Re: First timer

to: WIgambler,

Are you going on the Green Bay charter? We are!

It's our second time to Laughlin and I can't wait!!!

to: First Timer,

We totally enjoyed Harrah's even though it was 115 degrees in July. Should be much nicer in November! LOL

Room was fine, food was good and casino was ok (up a little, down a little)

Elk Grove...
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7. Re: First timer

So we will be checking in on a Friday late afternoon (5pmish). Nov 9 to be exact. Will we be hosed with a huge line for checkin? Or are crowds not so huge on weekends this time of year?

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