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Las Vegas Attractions

Las Vegas is known for its bright lights, five-star hotels, and some of the world's most well-known casinos. The Las Vegas Strip - located just outside the city limits in Paradise, NV - is the area's biggest tourist destination with some of the world's most luxurious hotels, casinos, and nightclubs. Residents take in the views at Stratosphere Las Vegas and visit unique institutions like the Mob Museum and the Neon Museum. Outside of big-city entertainment, Las Vegas is a short drive away from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and Grand Canyon National Park.

Las Vegas Restaurants & Nightlife

As a world-renowned destination for nightlife, Las Vegas has long history of well-known restaurants and has recently attracted many celebrity chefs. The city is home to over 40 famous cooks that provide visitors and residents alike with a wealth of major-league restaurants. Some prime examples are Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen, Emril Lagasse's New Orleans Fish House, and CUT by Wolfgang Puck. Several Las Vegas restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars, including Joël Robuchon, Restaurant Guy Savoy, and Picasso, and many more casual eateries offer cuisines from around the world.

Las Vegas is home to some of the most popular nightclubs and casinos in the country. When not partying with celebrity DJs at Hyde Bellagio, 1 OAK, or XS Nightclub, residents always have the opportunity to catch prominent theatrical productions like Cirque du Soleil or Blue Man Group. Those looking for a more laid-back night can check out any of the city's breweries such as Crafthaus or Tenaya Creek. Of course, a simple stroll down The Strip can also be an adventure on any given night out.

Las Vegas Culture

Las Vegas offers more than a party. Residents looking for a splash of culture can find it at the city's art galleries, museums, theaters, and concert halls. The Arts Factory in Downtown Las Vegas is a repurposed factory that houses art galleries and hosts twelve festivals a year. Other galleries include the Brett Wesley Gallery, Left of Center Gallery, and City of the World Art Gallery. History buffs can learn about organized crime at the Mob Museum while classic car fanatics will enjoy a visit to the Carroll Shelby Museum. Another Vegas favorite is The Neon Museum, where the city's beguiling signs enjoy a second life. As for the performance arts, Nevada Ballet Theatre regularly presents outstanding dance productions while the Las Vegas Philharmonic plays impressive orchestral pieces.

Las Vegas Transportation

Public transportation in Las Vegas includes buses and monorails, while private companies also offer reliable transportation. The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) oversees transit and maintains a public bike-share program. Many casinos also offer their own private monorail or shuttle service to get to popular areas of the city. Las Vegas is easily navigated using a car and cabs are easy to find. Air travel is serviced by McCarran International Airport.


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