Entertainment capital of the world
Where to start in fabulous Las Vegas? The original and ultimate good-time resort has pleasure running through its veins 24/7. From high-rollers to honeymooners, friends’ reunions to family parties, Sin City knows how to lay it on. Las Vegas hotels are world-famous for their over-the-top architecture and wacky attractions, but you can make your budget go a long way in this value-for-money town – just as long as you don’t hit a losing streak!
Life in Las Vegas hinges around the Strip, with its outrageous neon-encrusted casinos, gargantuan all-you-can-eat buffets and star-studded cabaret extravaganzas. Yet there’s a more laid-back side to this desert resort, away from the jingling dice and pounding hangovers, with many visitors preferring to use cheap Las Vegas accommodation as their base for a relaxing holiday with guaranteed sunshine, great shopping and world-class sporting facilities.
Sports fan's paradise
Golfers of all abilities are well catered for, with numerous courses offering a wide variety of challenges. Try the Jack Nicklaus-designed Bear’s Best, the South Pacific-themed Bali Hai, or Angel Park, with 36 championship holes, a floodlit short course and stunning views of Red Rock Canyon.
Petrol-heads should check out the programme at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, which hosts nail-biting NASCAR races, while rugby fans might be lucky enough to catch a USA Sevens World Series game at the Sam Boyd Stadium.
Perfect for the whole family
Kids will love spending time at the Adventuredome Theme Park, which boasts five acres of indoor fun packed with the latest rides, activities like rock climbing and mini-bowling, and free clown shows.
Shopaholics can splash the cash on designer goodies at the Forum Shops in Caesar’s Palace, bag a bargain at Las Vegas Premium Outlets or rummage for tacky memorabilia at the Not Just Antiques Mart.
With more than 214 hotels in Las Vegas you're likely to find some great deals, especially if you shop around. Try comparing several dates to find the best value, or if your plans are not flexible, ask about free extra nights or an upgrade, so you can keep a few spare pennies to blow on the slots!