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Inside Background
Formerly a neon wasteland, and before that just a desert drinking hall, Las...
Last edited: August 13, 2011
Despite the media representation of Las Vegas as a party town, it is far more...
Last edited: January 09, 2013
Las Vegas is a metropolitan area that has all of the safety issues that any...
Last edited: September 04, 2010
The city of Las Vegas has more than 600,000 people, the Las Vegas Valley...
Last edited: October 04, 2012
Guidebooks  One of the best Las Vegas travel books is The Unofficial Guide to...
Last edited: September 13, 2011
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority operates the official website...
Last edited: September 04, 2010
Las Vegas basically has two seasons: Warm and hot. For the most part...
Last edited: August 13, 2011
Cheap Car Rental Fox Rent-a-Cars is not located in the rental car faclilty at...
Last edited: October 21, 2013
Here are a few tips on how to get discounted hotels and comps in Las Vegas...
Last edited: October 21, 2013
Rainy day activities?   In Las Vegas ?   You would think that there wouldn't be...
Last edited: May 22, 2007
Many first time visitors to Las Vegas often wonder where to stay and get the...
Last edited: April 16, 2014
Just about every casino or resort has a small gift shop which sells snacks...
Last edited: September 30, 2013
At most hotels, not only in Vegas but worldwide, a credit or debit card is...
Last edited: March 14, 2014
Las Vegas equates Casinis and although as the years have advanced the city has...
Last edited: October 21, 2013
Great place for couples and singles. Here are some things to do and to avoid in...
Last edited: January 23, 2014
The most useful Las Vegas forums and message boards, aside from Trip Advisor's...
Last edited: December 25, 2012
Costs can vary widely in Vegas. Here is some basic info, and some tips on how...
Last edited: January 24, 2014
Las Vegas is the wedding capital of world, marrying more than 100,000 couples...
Last edited: April 11, 2013
Vegas is getting more and more expensive. More tourists are coming and it's a...
Last edited: September 27, 2008
There is debate about whether or not to take kids to Las Vegas. On one hand you...
Last edited: March 15, 2014
The Pioneer Trail is a journey through early Las Vegas, celebrating the lives...
Last edited: August 23, 2011
There are two schools of thought on the Strip vs. Downtown, actually on Las...
Last edited: December 20, 2012
Inside Transportation
Las Vegas is served by one major airport and a smaller reliever airport, as...
Last edited: September 19, 2013
Information on the page is out of date as of July 2011.  Walking along the...
Last edited: July 06, 2011
Las Vegas provides several public transportation options for visitors. Las...
Last edited: January 28, 2014
Taxis Most Taxis will only  pick you up at a TAXI STAND as they can be...
Last edited: May 14, 2013
The Deuce Double Decker Bus - Las Vegas Strip website provides comprehensive...
Last edited: February 19, 2013
This topic concerns getting from the Vegas airport to your hotel (and the...
Last edited: December 10, 2013
Some tourists can make dumb decisions in terms of their transportation ideas...
Last edited: October 21, 2013
Las Vegas is served by one major airport and a smaller reliever airport, as...
Last edited: April 03, 2013
Get a litle wild in Las Vegas...where to see wild burros.  You may have heard...
Last edited: June 23, 2006
Inside Things to Do
Grand Canyon  The trip to the Grand Canyon can be done by self-drive, bus...
Last edited: February 15, 2012
In a style only a place called "Sin City" could have, Vegas hosts some of...
Last edited: November 02, 2013
Las Vegas has always been an historically a... location, but during the 1990’s...
Last edited: August 21, 2011
One of the things you need to understand about Las Vegas is that it is HUGE...
Last edited: January 24, 2014
Here are a few ideas for a visit to Las Vegas, besides exploring the casinos...
Last edited: March 01, 2014
There’s so much to do in Las Vegas that getting off the beaten path can be...
Last edited: October 21, 2013
There are a number of great shows that have found their way to Las Vegas...
Last edited: December 02, 2012
Las Vegas offers a wonderful shopping experience all within close proximity...
Last edited: December 19, 2012
Besides your hotel swimming pool and gym, there are a few other ways to work...
Last edited: October 21, 2013
Best Casinos in Las Vegas Before you hop on a plane to Las Vegas, you want to...
Last edited: January 30, 2011
If you're an Elvis fan and you are in Las Vegas, one thing you will want to do...
Last edited: December 12, 2012
Birding opportunities exist not far from the Las Vegas Strip.  According to the...
Last edited: January 19, 2012
Most people are aware of the ground and helicopter tours to places outside of...
Last edited: August 28, 2008
If it is your first time to Vegas, or you are finally able to see the sights...
Last edited: March 05, 2014
Its only 2 hours away from Down Town Las Vegas and well worth the visit...
Last edited: May 23, 2010
Carnival Court is an outdoor dance club/bar located between Harrah’s and the...
Last edited: July 04, 2007
Discount  Las Vegas show tickets are available through numerous resources...
Last edited: January 27, 2014
If you're solo in vegas for a couple of days/weeks, consider the following: 1...
Last edited: March 14, 2007
Four Queens, Golden Nugget, and Binion's Horseshoe are all names that harken...
Last edited: October 14, 2008
Many visitors to Las Vegas want to visit Grand Canyon.  Grand Canyon National...
Last edited: September 05, 2010
* * Under Construction * * A collection of guided tours available from Las...
Last edited: November 20, 2010
After seeing and doing almost every ride/exhibit/show in Vegas, here are the...
Last edited: September 22, 2013
Somewhere along the line, some poor sap spent an evening in New York, took...
Last edited: February 10, 2014
If you're a game show fan, Let's Make A Deal may be a fun activity when in Las...
Last edited: January 20, 2010
If you've always wanted to have a massage but have held back, well while in Las...
Last edited: July 28, 2013
Here are a few links to some excellent photographs. Las Vegas Pictures
Last edited: March 26, 2009
Any traveler to Las Vegas should enjoy any of the beautiful spas around town...
Last edited: October 04, 2006
If you like to ride bikes, then you simply cannot miss this amazing ride.  An...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
There are rules and guidelines in any town. Here are a few of the guidelines...
Last edited: May 22, 2008
The pools in Las Vegas can either be fantasy areas styled after a desert island...
Last edited: October 13, 2008
A tribute show to the four most prominent members of the legendary Rat Pack...
Last edited: April 12, 2009
There are lots of other options for all ages in Vegas. Must sees are the Ethel...
Last edited: April 15, 2014
This is a list posted by Wann2119 (feel free to revise.) These tips have been...
Last edited: October 21, 2013
A shopping, dining and strolling destination is available at Tivoli Village, a...
Last edited: June 08, 2012
There are many shows in Las Vegas, but sometimes we just don't have that much...
Last edited: October 21, 2013
Whether it's a case of 'I do' or 'I do - again', the Wedding Capital of the...
Last edited: July 14, 2008
If you want to see the famous "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign and...
Last edited: July 12, 2012
There is so much to see and do in this fascinating city.   But if you're only...
Last edited: November 26, 2013
American Adventure Tours offers the longest guided ATV, RZR & the "only...
Last edited: August 06, 2013
Not-to-be-missed side trip away from the casinos in Las Vegas.   The National...
Last edited: January 03, 2012
The fountains put on their show -- wonderfully timed to music choreography...
Last edited: March 11, 2013
Located at the heart of the elegant Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Bellagio Gallery...
Last edited: September 20, 2010
Huge emporium at the northern end of the Strip.  Somewhat of a landmark. This...
Last edited: March 19, 2009
The Casino at Green Valley Ranch Resortis about a 15 minute drive from the...
Last edited: February 28, 2009
Located directly across from the Hard Rock Cafe Hotel/Casino, the club is...
Last edited: August 21, 2008
Fashion Show Mall, at Spring Mountain and the Las Vegas Strip, is the largest...
Last edited: June 24, 2010
Fast Lap is a good place to race karts. The races are long, and the karts are...
Last edited: January 25, 2009
Begun in 1964 as a publisher of how-to gambling books, Gambler's Book Shop...
Last edited: April 21, 2008
The Gondola rides at the Venetian are a great change of pace from all of the...
Last edited: April 15, 2009
"In The Trenches" with Schree The flyer says "The funniest lesbian comic on or...
Last edited: April 26, 2010
The day trip from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon South Rim is quickly becoming a...
Last edited: May 01, 2012
Grand Tours is a family owned and operated tour company. The vechicles are...
Last edited: February 06, 2009
If you're going to the Hoover dam or Lake Mead and you enjoy hiking, this is a...
Last edited: February 11, 2013
Jersey Boys is the Tony Award winning story about Frankie Valli and the Four...
Last edited: February 19, 2009
Discover KÀ & Get your tickets on the official Cirque du Soleil...
Last edited: December 10, 2012
Las Vegas Ice Center offers a public skate (where the public can skate), "learn...
Last edited: August 13, 2008
Whether you're a local of Vegas or one of the 30 million tourists that visit...
Last edited: September 24, 2008
Lava Butte is a prominent mountain in southern Nevada, which is now easier to...
Last edited: June 14, 2006
Legends in concert could be called the celebrity-look-alike performance...
Last edited: February 01, 2009
Located on Las Vegas Boulevard, about a half-block down from the MGM Grand...
Last edited: October 25, 2006
   Mac King Comedy This is an inexpensive afternoon comedy magic show for the...
Last edited: December 20, 2012
Mamma Mia is a musical based on the music of Abba.  The familiar songs are...
Last edited: August 11, 2006
The Mirage Volcano is free and happens every hour on the hour from 7pm to 11...
Last edited: April 20, 2011
Slots-A-Fun Casino - Full pay Video Poker at the bar for "free" drinks, but...
Last edited: December 11, 2012
Spring Mountain Ranch is one of the favorite places of long-time locals to go...
Last edited: June 12, 2009
The Stratosphere Tower was built in 1996 by Bob Stupak. It is 1,149 feet tall...
Last edited: April 27, 2008
Top Tours USA's Las Vegas to Hollywood tour takes you up close in person to the...
Last edited: April 20, 2010
Tournament of Kings is a medieval-themed dinner feast and performance show...
Last edited: August 11, 2006
Tryst is open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The staff is very...
Last edited: February 13, 2014
This has got to be one of the best views in Vegas. The bar is located on top of...
Last edited: April 06, 2008
Inside Dining Scene
If you’re looking for an excellent, mid-priced Mexican restaurant, try the one...
Last edited: October 10, 2006
There are hundreds of places to eat in Las Vegas - nearly every hotel offers a...
Last edited: January 29, 2013
A good place to take a group to eat in Las Vegas is to one of the many buffets...
Last edited: August 16, 2013
There are several places to eat/drink in Las Vegas while enjoying an...
Last edited: August 20, 2013
There is a great place tucked away in the Forum Shops at Caesar's Palace called...
Last edited: September 22, 2008
 One of the most compelling things about dining in Las Vegas is the ability to...
Last edited: October 13, 2008
If you are in Las Vegas for more than a few days and want to eat authentic...
Last edited: August 16, 2013
Steak Dinners (24 hours) Ellis Island: 10 oz. Sirloin, salad, baked...
Last edited: October 27, 2013
Bellagio reigns as the best buffet in Las Vegas with the Paris buffet a close...
Last edited: January 09, 2013
Eary morning steak at Kabila's off the Strip. Binion's Horseshoe provides an...
Last edited: August 27, 2006
America is a monument to regional cuisine and features a 120 foot topographical...
Last edited: February 24, 2009
Bugsy's is familiar as a neighborhood landmark of the Westside, located at...
Last edited: December 05, 2007
Travelers have found this restaurant closed during typically open hours (ex...
Last edited: October 19, 2007
Located in the Miracle Mile complex, part of the Plant Hollywood Resort...
Last edited: December 25, 2008
Travelers will love El Taco Fresco's options for inexpensive fresh food in Las...
Last edited: December 04, 2008
Emeril's restaurant in Vegas is flashy-vegas in design and nothing like you...
Last edited: October 11, 2008
Gonzalez Y Gonzalez  is a high-voltage Mexican restaurant that serves up...
Last edited: February 24, 2009
Located on the southwest corner of Sahara Ave and Decatur Blvd, about 3 miles...
Last edited: October 25, 2008
Hugo's Cellar is a steak house style restaurant located in the Four Queens...
Last edited: August 28, 2008
This restaurant is certainly conveniently located, and is a great place for the...
Last edited: October 19, 2008
This restaurant is certainly conveniently located, and is a great place for the...
Last edited: September 15, 2007
The food is fresh and very French. For breakfast, they have smoked salmon...
Last edited: October 11, 2008
MIX Restaurant is located on the top of the new tower (called "The Hotel") at...
Last edited: October 11, 2008
You won't feel you need to go out and get another meal after eating here, which...
Last edited: September 08, 2006
"Off the Strip - Just Real Food" is an unusually named eatery in the Southern...
Last edited: May 19, 2009
Located in the Fremont Hotel and Casino. They can seat up to 450, so you...
Last edited: December 14, 2007
Outstanding little spot for libations and/or food. 
Last edited: October 11, 2008
   Red Square is a bar inside the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino designed in the...
Last edited: October 23, 2008
House of Shilla is a Korean Restaurant in Las Vegas, NV that serves traditional...
Last edited: March 20, 2009
Looking for a  restaurant to eat a late dinner after seeing one of the Vegas...
Last edited: April 20, 2007
Steiner's Pub's first location was on the west side of Las Vegas in Summerlin...
Last edited: October 12, 2008
Large portions, great prices, fun atmosphere!!
Last edited: June 08, 2008
Menu items $5.00 - $14.00 Open 24 hours
Last edited: March 05, 2009
If you're looking for a kosher meat restaurant in Las Vegas, try the Village...
Last edited: October 13, 2008
The breakfast buffet costs a bit over $17.00 including tax, which is a bit...
Last edited: September 17, 2008
Yolo is located inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, on the casino...
Last edited: February 24, 2009
Inside United States: For Foreign Visitors
Currency  The United States uses the United States dollar as its currency. The...
Last edited: March 25, 2014
A little preparation will help simplify the process of entering the United...
Last edited: June 03, 2013
Despite the best of intentions, accidents and illness happen when away from...
Last edited: August 13, 2013
Temperature in the United States... How Hot is HOT? How Cold is COLD?  100°F...
Last edited: March 12, 2013
General: The standard American telephone number is ten digits, such as (555...
Last edited: April 12, 2014
While tipping is NOT mandatory in most of the United States, it is expected in...
Last edited: January 24, 2014
In many states motels, hotels and innkeepers of any description are subject to...
Last edited: September 08, 2007
Being victimized by scandalous businesses when traveling is one of the sad...
Last edited: May 22, 2013
Depending on where you travel to in the U.S. bottle/container deposit laws...
Last edited: October 02, 2010
United States of America has a history of unified etiquette protocols that may...
Last edited: March 22, 2014
A discount shopping trip in the United States can be a real bonanza for...
Last edited: September 25, 2013
Canadian citizens flying between a Canadian and American airport require a...
Last edited: April 26, 2009
Before making international travel, it is important to determine the electrical...
Last edited: April 08, 2013
  Some Anglophone Nations  United Kingdom On your first visit to the USA from...
Last edited: March 26, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
When going for a holiday or even for a short trip a checklist with "not to...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
Eye Contact In the United States, most people consider it polite, and a...
Last edited: March 26, 2014
Contents:  1. Understanding the "sales tax" on merchandise and food in the U.S...
Last edited: March 06, 2014
The following links provide access to lots of travel and tourist information...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
This is a listing of SmartPhone and Tablet Apps that will be of benefit to the...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
Many visitors to the United States go to typical tourist areas like New York...
Last edited: January 20, 2014
In the U.S., there are certain customs about the young that may differ from...
Last edited: October 28, 2010
Everyone who arrives in the United States is processed by U.S. Customs and...
Last edited: January 11, 2014