Attractions

Top Choice Casino in The Strip

Cosmopolitan

Hipsters who thought they were too cool for Vegas finally have a place to go where they don't need irony to endure – or enjoy – the aesthetics of the Strip. Like the new Hollywood 'It' girl, the Cosmopolitan casino …
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Mandalay Bay

Since opening in 1999, in place of the former 50s-era Hacienda, Mandalay Bay has anchored the southern Strip. Its theme may be tropical, but it sure ain't tacky, nor is its 135,000-sq-ft casino. Well-dressed sports …
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Bellagio

The Bellagio experience transcends its decadent casino floor of high-limit gaming tables and in excess of 2300 slot machines; locals say odds here are less than favorable. A stop on the World Poker Tour, Bellagio's …
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Stratosphere

Vegas has many buildings over 20 stories tall, but only Stratosphere exceeds 100 and boasts the nation's highest thrill rides. Atop the 1149ft-high tapered tripod tower, vertiginous indoor and outdoor viewing decks …
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MGM Grand

Owned by the eponymous Hollywood studio, the Grand liberally borrows Hollywood themes. Flashing LED screens and computerized fountains add extra theatrics to the 100,000lb, 45ft-tall bronze lion statue at the casino…
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Caesars Palace

Caesars Palace claims that its smartly renovated casino floor has more million-dollar slots than anywhere in the world, but its claims to fame are far more numerous than that. Entertainment's heavyweights Celine Dio…
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Wynn & Encore Casinos

Steve Wynn's signature casino hotel (literally – his name is emblazoned across the top) Wynn and its younger sibling Encore are a pair of curvaceous, copper-toned twin towers, whose entrances are obscured by high fe…
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Venetian

The Venetian's regal 120,000-sq-ft casino has marble floors, hand-painted ceiling frescoes and 120 table games, including a high-limit lounge and an elegant no-smoking poker room, where women are especially welcome …
Top Choice State Park in Downtown

Valley of Fire State Park

It's about 50 miles from the Fremont Street Experience to the visitor center at Valley of Fire State Park. Make this your first port of call to find out how best to tackle this masterpiece of southwest desert scener…
Top Choice Landmark in The Strip

CityCenter

We’ve seen this symbiotic relationship before (think giant hotel anchored by a mall ‘concept’) but the way that this futuristic-feeling complex places a small galaxy of hypermodern, chichi hotels in orbit around the…