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Las Vegas Travel Guide

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Best of Las Vegas

3 days in Las Vegas
3 days in Las Vegas

A tour of the best things to do in Las Vegas. Put on your walking shoes and be ready for the sights.

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Family-friendly Las Vegas

Las Vegas for young kids
Las Vegas for young kids

Family fun in Las Vegas. Who says Vegas isn't for kids? There's plenty of the entire family to explore.

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Las Vegas on a budget

Las Vegas for free
Las Vegas for free

Fun in Las Vegas without spending a lot of green. You don't have to be rich to explore the fun that is Las Vegas.

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Insiders' Las Vegas

Las Vegas off the beaten path
Las Vegas off the beaten path

Leave the Las Vegas Strip and explore the fun, sometimes odd, places many don't visit.

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Getaways from Las Vegas

Daytrips from Las Vegas
Daytrips from Las Vegas

There's plenty to see outside the city. Leave the casino behind and get some fresh air in the great outdoors that is the Southwest.

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Lone Mountain
Lone Mountain

Located at the corner of W Lone Mountain Rd and the Bruce Woodbury Beltway / Las Vegas Beltway / 215. Is a short but impressive ranked peak.

Lone Mountain along with Lone Mountain Regional Park can...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Lovell Canyon Trail
Lovell Canyon Trail

This is an easy hike that takes you through some beautiful wooded area. There are a lot of juniper and pine trees along the trail. The trail tends to go up and down in elevation so be prepared for...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
The Potato Knoll
The Potato Knoll

This is a great hike at Red Rock Canyon without driving the Scenic Drive to get to the trailhead. The trailhead is the large parking lot at the exit of the 13 mile Scenic Drive. It's sometimes...

Touring the Best Nightlife
Touring the Best Nightlife

There are a few things to know before you hit the scene: Cover charges can be steep, but there's little reason to pay. The city is thick with promoters handing out VIP passes, and getting on the list...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Art on the Strip
Art on the Strip

With all of the nightclubs, restaurants and casinos packed onto Las Vegas Boulevard, it can be hard to believe that there's actually an impressive amount of art on the Strip. Though visitors to Las...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Downtown Arts and Culture
Downtown Arts and Culture

Though Las Vegas is considered by many as simply a city of excess and void of anything cultural, there is a growing arts and culture movement. Visitors to the Las Vegas Strip can immerse themselves in...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Echo Canyon - Fossil Ridge Loop
Echo Canyon - Fossil Ridge Loop

Blue Diamond Hill, across from the main part of Red Rock Canyon, offers some great hiking trails. Many of these were created by mountain bikers and some were created by the horseback riding...

Frenchman Mountain Summits
Frenchman Mountain Summits

Frenchman Mountain is not part of any mountain range, rather the triangle peak was formed by the underlying fault elevating it. The mountain is made up of rocks similar to those found on the bottom of...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Las Vegas Hot Spots
Las Vegas Hot Spots

No longer a stage set masquerading as a metropolis, Las Vegas has finally grown into a real global city, offering a diversity of experiences to rival any other—from intimate to over-the-top, ersatz to...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Gray Cap Peak
Gray Cap Peak

You begin the hike rather easily. Follow the Calico Tanks signs out of the parking lot to the north, then headright into the canyon that emerges. You will experience a long, winding, short-hill...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Animal Tour on the Strip
Animal Tour on the Strip

Siegfried and Roy had their tigers, MGM Grand is known for its roaring lion and it only makes sense that Flamingo Las Vegas has a few pink birds wandering around. If you love critters that swim,...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Steve Wynn’s Las Vegas
Steve Wynn’s Las Vegas

Vegas’s famous developer of casino-hotels has added Encore to his portfolio—and called the Nevada city home for years. As the ultimate insider, Wynn shares his top spots in town for enjoying a...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Redcap - Red Rock Canyon
Redcap - Red Rock Canyon

Calico Hills is a grouping of colorful sandstone formations north of the entrance to the Scenic Loop Road. Popular with hikers, scramblers, and climbers this beautiful area offers almost unlimited...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
White Rock Loop
White Rock Loop

This hike at Red Rock Canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada is a study in contrast. You are always in the Mojave Desert, but it looks markedly different depending on your elevation and the amount of...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Free Nighttime Activities on the Strip
Free Nighttime Activities on the Strip

When the sun drops in Las Vegas, the neon energy is just starting to pick up. Restaurants kick into high gear, curtains open on shows around the city and nightclubs open their doors as people head out...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Free Daytime Activities on the Strip
Free Daytime Activities on the Strip

Despite the belief that visitors in Las Vegas have to drop hundreds of dollars at the poker table, there are plenty of things to do in Sin City that don't cost a dime. Spend your day cash free with...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Family Tour on the Strip's South End
Family Tour on the Strip's South End

Though Las Vegas is billed as a playground for adults, there are plenty of things to occupy families with kids. This tour takes place on the southern end of Las Vegas Boulevard, known as the Strip,...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Calico Hills HP - Red Rock Canyon
Calico Hills HP - Red Rock Canyon

The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada is part of the National Landscape Conservation System. This area helps to preserve the large red rock formations and sandstone peaks known as...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Las Vegas Overlook
Las Vegas Overlook

This is a hike to the Muffins and a trail that goes along the edge of Blue Diamond Hill with views of the Las Vegas Valley. You return by a mountain bike trail called the Boneshaker. This is my...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Turtlehead Mountain - Red Rock Canyon
Turtlehead Mountain - Red Rock Canyon

Established in 1990 by special legislation the Red Rock Recreation Lands status was changed to a National Conservation Area. The area is comprised of 195,819 acres and is located 17 miles west of the...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Shopping on the Strip
Shopping on the Strip

From high-end fashion and discounted home products to pop culture memorabilia and goofy gifts for those back home, there is no shortage of things to buy and places to shop when you visit Las Vegas.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
White Rock Springs Peak - Red Rock Canyon
White Rock Springs Peak - Red Rock Canyon

Located beside the main Red Rock Canyon skyline of Bridge Mountain, Rainbow Wall and Mount Wilson; hidden next to the broken sandstone peak of White Rock Hills, is a beautiful short summit ascent...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Kraft Mountain - Red Rock Canyon
Kraft Mountain - Red Rock Canyon

As temperatures cool into the double digits exploring the rugged hillsides of Red Rock Canyon is an outdoor adventure everyone should take to full advantage.

Kraft Mountain sits on the eastern edge...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
North Peak - Red Rock Canyon
North Peak - Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, is enjoyed by hikers and climbers alike. Red Rock Canyon is the seventh such conversation area to be designated nationally. The day use fee provides...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Touring the Classic Hotels on the Strip
Touring the Classic Hotels on the Strip

Compared to other U.S. cities, Las Vegas is surprisingly young. Though early settlers made their way to the area known now as the Las Vegas Valley in the 1820s, Sin City's notorious history didn't...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members