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Travel destinations comparible to Vegas?

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Travel destinations comparible to Vegas?

We live in Edmonton, Alberta Canada and I have been to Vegas 9x in the past five years. What holiday could you recommend that is comparable to Vegas for cost and value? I enjoy Vegas for the price, the three hour plane trip, the value and over all value. Please message me privately if you feel its more appropriate. I am not sure if this post will be acceptable because I am asking for advice on another travel destination.

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1. Re: Travel destinations comparible to Vegas?

There aren't any. You can't get a Vegas-like expereince anywhere else, at any price.

So decide what other type of experience you would like, and enjoy.

Amazingly enough, there are very few things one can think of as unique to Las Vegas. But as a whole Las Vegas is totally unique.

Edited: 3:44 pm, June 17, 2013
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2. Re: Travel destinations comparible to Vegas?

i agree with ktinca

you can go to Macau or Atalntic City but there is only one Las Vegas

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3. Re: Travel destinations comparible to Vegas?

Macau, its awesome and I think easily comparable on a smaller scale ... Just without all the tunnelling and coffee maker bs lol

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I totally agree - I have been to Atlantic City and it is nothing like Las Vegas. The nice part of Atlantic city was the boardwalk and beach but it lacked shows and you don't want to venture off the boardwalk area.

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5. Re: Travel destinations comparible to Vegas?

There isn't another place in the USA or near that can rival LV for price, entertainment options, and top level dining and shows. What's even better, is that they are all located within a 3 mile radius.

You can go to any other "big" city in the US and prices will be higher, distances between places much longer, flights potentially more expensive, and you won't have the option of carrying your choice of adult beverage with you wherever you are.

The only other places I can think of that can rival some of the "value" would be the all inclusive type places in the Dominican or Mexico, but in many of those cases you're losing quality and options.

Figure out what you want to get out of a vacation or what specific piece of LV you like so much and then seek to find it somewhere else.

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I guess I dont see Vegas as a "value" anymore. It used to be, but not so much anymore. Even 10 years ago, they seems to be begging to fill the flights heading out there. Of course that all depends on where you are flying out of

On the other hand it is still perhaps the best take it or leave it destination for a bunch of friends. There really is no replacement for Vegas fun.

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7. Re: Travel destinations comparible to Vegas?

How about Reno? its a lot like Vegas but smaller

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Branson, MO has casinos and top live entertainment, and SouthWest flies into there, but I can't speak to the value to be found there.

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9. Re: Travel destinations comparible to Vegas?

IMHO ~ There is only one Las Vegas!

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10. Re: Travel destinations comparible to Vegas?

Reno is a lot like Downtown Vegas. But it is NOTHING like the Strip.