By all means, you can try to make sense of being able to party in Paris, then meet Elvis in Rome before learning blackjack in Egypt – all before the sun comes up! Although you’re best to just roll with it. Las Vegas is a neon explosion, where the exclusive rubs shoulders with the unapologetically tacky on a daily basis. If you’re looking for entertainment, this jewel-encrusted oasis in the Mojave is simply unrivalled.
The casinos are almost unavoidable – and no one would begrudge you a flutter in truly iconic mainstays such as the MGM Grand, the Venetian and The Luxor. But there’s so much more to Las Vegas than gambling. From David Copperfield to Celine Dion, Cher to the Cirque du Soleil, The Strip has always put on a show capable of stopping you in your tracks. Whenever you’re here, there’ll be something to amaze you.
Vegas is one of the world’s top rollercoaster destinations. If you’re feeling particularly brave, the Sky Jump, X-Scream and Big Shot Insanity all sit on top of the 1,149 foot Stratosphere Tower. It’s a challenge fit for the most die-hard of adrenaline junkies! And the fun doesn’t have to stop at the city limits. While you’re in the area, why not take in a tour of the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon or the near-miraculous Hoover Dam?
Where else but Vegas could claim to be home to 18 of the world’s 21 largest hotels, some of the world’s greatest restaurants, and the skylines of some of the world’s most iconic cities in the middle of a desert? Just be sure to leave your sense of disbelief at home, because normal rules don’t apply here. There’s no business like show business, and on that score Las Vegas is in a league of its own!