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Las VegasUnited States of America

Las Vegas is a glittering jewel in the Nevada desert that glows with neon lights at night. This famous destination offers enough entertainment to last a lifetime!

Once upon a time, Las Vegas was a dusty, desert town in Nevada. Then, in 1931, the first gaming licence was issued here, which attracted casinos and gamblers in droves. Since then, Vegas has continued to expand and evolve, from a post-war gangsters’ paradise to the favoured hangout of the mid-‘60s Rat Pack to the glittering spectacle we see today—a playground of big hotels, outrageous neon lights and outlandish personalities.

The themed hotels in Vegas are legendary—it’s possible to travel around the world just by going up the Las Vegas Strip. Head back in time to ancient Rome at Caesars Palace or climb aboard a gondola at the Venetian. Marvel at the Mirage’s erupting volcanoes, see The Big Apple skyline at New York New York or drink a cocktail at the top of the Eiffel Tower at the Paris hotel.

Despite being known as Sin City, there is more to Vegas than just gambling and adult entertainment. Families will find plenty of innocent fun, some of which, like the Bellagio hotel’s nightly fountain show, is free. A stroll along the Las Vegas Strip or The Forum Shops will also cost you nothing. At the Fremont Street Experience, you can watch the nightly parade without paying a cent.

Las Vegas provides experiences on an extravagant scale. One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon, is a just a few hours’ drive away—perfect for an overnight trip. Thrill seekers can try a record-breaking free-fall at Stratosphere Tower or swimming with the exotic sea creatures at Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef Aquarium. Even Sin City’s seedy past is on display at the fascinating Mob Museum.

The classic hamburger joints, diners and American-style all-you-can-eat buffets are still a feature of Vegas, but there are also plenty of options for the more discerning eaters who come here, with many newly opened restaurants to explore. The shopping here rivals New York and Los Angeles, with hundreds of designer boutiques, opulent malls, children’s stores and plenty of souvenir stops. If you can't find it in Vegas, it probably can't be found.

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Where to stay in Las Vegas

The Strip which includes a casino, a hotel and a city

Las Vegas Strip

4.5/5Wonderful!(559 area reviews)

Visitors to Las Vegas Strip rave about its fantastic nightlife, great live music and first-class casinos. You might also want to make some time to see The Cosmopolitan Casino or Miracle Mile Shops while you're exploring the neighbourhood.

Las Vegas Strip
Downtown Las Vegas which includes signage as well as a small group of people

Downtown Las Vegas

4/5Very Good!(35 area reviews)

Are you interested in fantastic nightlife, great live music and first-class casinos? A visit to Downtown Las Vegas might be the perfect thing. You can also explore top sights like Four Queens Casino and Fremont Street Experience.

Downtown Las Vegas

Top hotels in Las Vegas

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
5 out of 5
3708 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$238 per night

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this luxury resort is steps away from Crystals at City Center and Miracle Mile Shops. T-Mobile Arena and Welcome to Fabulous Las ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (8,647 reviews)

"Best Hotel stay ever! Don't waste money or your time any where else."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2020

The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
Luxor Hotel and Casino
Luxor Hotel and Casino
3.5 out of 5
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
The price is AU$46 per night

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from T-Mobile Arena and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Las Vegas ...

3.7/5Good! (24,038 reviews)

"Excellent with everything. And the view is amazing."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2020

Luxor Hotel and Casino
TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino
4 out of 5
3300 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is AU$55 per night

Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is within a 15-minute walk of Fashion Show Mall and Sands Expo Convention Center. Las Vegas Convention Center and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (22,900 reviews)

"My wife and I were pleasantly surprised with a spacious jacuzzi suite room! Enjoyed the pool and the casino throughout the weekend! TI is also centrally located on the strip. We will definitely stay again!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug. 2020

TI - Treasure Island Hotel and Casino

Popular places to visit in Las Vegas

Bellagio Casino
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Bellagio Casino

4.5/5(173 reviews)

One of the most famous hotels in Vegas, home to gorgeous botanical gardens, a unique glass sculpture and an elaborate nightly fountain show.

Fremont Street Experience
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Fremont Street Experience

4/5(147 reviews)

Go back to Las Vegas’s roots on legendary Fremont Street, now a pedestrian-only area with free nightly shows and special events.

Stratosphere Tower
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Stratosphere Tower

4/5(48 reviews)

Have a go on the thrilling rides at the top of Las Vegas’s tallest structure, or just enjoy the stunning views.

Top activities in Las Vegas

The High Roller Observation Wheel Tickets
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The High Roller Observation Wheel Tickets

AU$29
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Multi-Stop Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour
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Multi-Stop Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour

AU$153
Per adult
88% of travellers recommend
Multi-Stop Grand Canyon South Rim Tour
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Multi-Stop Grand Canyon South Rim Tour

AU$46
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour
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Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour

AU$139
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Hoover Dam Express Tour
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Hoover Dam Express Tour

AU$84
Per adult
82% of travellers recommend
VIP 60 Min Couples Massage
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VIP 60 Min Couples Massage

AU$69
Per adult

Reviews of Las Vegas

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
252
5 - Excellent 44.919786096256686%
4 - Good
224
4 - Good 39.928698752228165%
3 - Okay
65
3 - Okay 11.58645276292335%
2 - Disappointing
19
2 - Disappointing 3.3868092691622103%
1 - Terrible
1
1 - Terrible 0.17825311942959002%

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

20 Mar. 2020

Unfortunately Coronavirus hit. Bellagio gave us 12 hours not that they were closing. Lady at reception was blunt and unhelpful.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

5 Feb. 2020

Much better then expected

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

1 Feb. 2020

Loved Vegas just wish there wasn’t so much in your face of smoke/weed everywhere, the smell is to much.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

31 Jan. 2020

We didn't enjoy the strong smell of marijuana as you walked along the strip

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

24 Jan. 2020

Las Vegas is all about the Money

4/5 - Good

Jo

5 Jan. 2020

For families, don't miss Hersheys Chocolate, Coca Cola, M&M shops.

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