Vegas, baby. It’s the ultimate fantasy land where time is no object. From gambling with the high rollers to browsing for kitsch souvenirs prepare to be enthralled and awed by this 24-hour neon metropolis.
Learn how to gamble
First-time gambler? The luck is on your side in Vegas where hotels offer free lessons for novices.
If you’re already a pro then make like the Hangover boys and hit Caesars Palace, arguably one of Vegas’ top Casino experiences.
Play the slot machines and hit the jackpot or settle in for a game of blackjack whilst sipping on cocktails in the lavish surroundings of the ancient Roman themed casino.
See The Strip from The Eiffel Tower
Enjoy the neon lights of Vegas from Paris with a trip up the glitzy Eiffel Tower replica, which is half the size of the actual one but still promises to be just as romantic for visitors.
See 360 degree, awe-inspiring views of Sin City and catch glimpses of the valley’s numerous mountains from the observation deck or book a table for dinner at the Eiffel Tower Restaurant where Chef Joho serves up delicious French food in an intimate setting.
Watch water dance to Frank Sinatra
The Bellagio Water Fountain Show is an iconic feat not to be missed. Watch in awe as a man-made lake in the middle of the desert explodes with thousands of spritzers shooting water 140 metres up in the air.
The free hotel show starts at 3pm and runs every half hour until 8pm and every 15 minutes until midnight.
Fall in love with the aquatic display as highly-choreographed water moves to a clever concert of opera, classical and Broadway tunes. The Fountains Brunch at 11am every Sunday will top off your experience with live-cooking stations and a fountain-inspired chocolate fondue.
Party, party, party
The vibe continues day and night so you can dance from sunset through to sunrise. If you like a luxe nightclub experience Omnia NightClub, the Hakkasan Group’s newest nightclub concept, attracts celebrity hosts and a chic crowd in a classy setting.
Want to get jiggy with the beautiful people? The Bank at the Bellagio, where Avril Lavigne celebrated her 30th birthday has awesome music and a pool for daytime partying or your recovery session.
Rehab at The Hard Rock Hotel is one of the most popular pool parties with a bikini-clad crowd grooving to pumping beats.
Or for a more chilled dayclub experience head to Tao beach, which has funky tunes and a twenty-foot Buddha that hangs above an infinity pool.
Relieve Vegas memories forever
Take home a little piece of Vegas culture with the ultimate souvenir from the world’s largest gift shop. From Vegas pillows so you can dream about your next trip to a glitter encased travel cup to fill with memories of drink-fueled night’s out, find kitsch presents and keepsakes at Bonanza Gifts on the corner of The Strip and Sahara Avenue.
If you don’t buy anything it’s worth the trip to the tacky pop culture store to meet Polly, the politically incorrect insulting parrot who will have you in stitches.
What’s been your ultimate Vegas experience? Do you have a Sin City highlight?
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