The city Las Vegas built itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, it is a top three destination in the United States for business conventions and a global leader in the hospitality industry, having more AAA Five Diamond hotels than any other city in the world. Today, Las Vegas annually ranks as one of the world's most visited tourist destinations.
The city has a title “Sin City” made Las Vegas a popular setting for literature, films, television programs, and music videos. The city is home to an extensive Downtown Arts District, which hosts numerous galleries and events including the annual Las Vegas Film Festival. "First Friday" is a monthly celebration that includes arts and music in The Las Vegas Arts District. The festival extends into the Fremont East Entertainment District as well.
The major attractions in Las Vegas are the casinos and the hotels, although in recent years other new attractions have begun to emerge. Most casinos in the downtown area are located on Fremont Street, with The Stratosphere being one of the exceptions. Fremont East, adjacent to the Fremont Street Experience, was granted variances to allow bars to be closer together, similar to the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego, the goal being to attract a different demographic than the Strip attracts.
The center of the gambling and entertainment industry, however, is located on the Las Vegas Strip, outside the city limits in the surrounding unincorporated communities of Paradise and Winchester in Clark County. The largest and most notable casinos and buildings are located there.
Its main street and focal point is the Strip, just over 4 miles long. This boulevard is home to themed hotels with elaborate displays such as fountains synchronized to music as well as replicas of an Egyptian pyramid, the Venetian Grand Canal, and the Eiffel Tower.
Places to Visit:
- The Strip
- Fremont street
- Venetian Hotel and Gondola Rides
- Eiffel Tower
- Mandalay Bay Aquarium
- Helicopter Rides over The Grand Canyon
- Caesar's Place
Time Zone: Las Vegas Time is in the Pacific Time Zone in the United States of America (USA). US Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-8 ).
Climate: Las Vegas has a subtropical hot desert climate (Köppen climate classification: BWh), typical of the Mojave Desert in which it lies. This climate is typified by long, very hot summers; warm transitional seasons; and short, mild to chilly winters.
Currency: The official currency of France is Dollars ($). Money can be changed in International airports, exchange bureaus, post office, major banks and main railway stations. Major credit cards are accepted in many restaurants and shopping mall.
Transportation in Las Vegas:
- McCarran International Airport, the world's ninth busiest airport by traffic movements, is five miles from downtown Las Vegas
- North Las Vegas Airport, Henderson Executive Airport and Ivanpah Valley Airport a second, larger commercial airport is planned,
- Las Vegas Monorail is the primary rapid transit system in Las Vegas
- Xpress West project is a plan to construct a 185 mi (298 km) high-speed route from Las Vegas to Southern California.
- The Las Vegas Valley, being the one of the largest tourist destinations in the world, has a mass transportation system which favors the Las Vegas Strip.
- The RTC bus system provides service along the Strip as well as to Downtown and the surrounding areas of Las Vegas.
- Several resorts provide regular shuttle service along the Strip, free to all riders
Some places are great you lose yourself in and Las Vegas is the best one for that and it’s certain that
You’ll fall in love with Las Vegas