The Las Vegas strip with the fountains of the Bellagio leaping into the air photographed at dusk.

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Fountains of Bellagio

Las Vegas

With a backdrop of Tuscan-style architecture, the Bellagio’s faux Lake Como and dancing fountains are the antithesis of the Mojave Desert – although the resort does use reclaimed water. The fountain show’s recorded soundtrack varies, so cross your fingers that it will be Italian opera or ol’ Blue Eyes crooning ‘Luck Be a Lady,’ instead of top 40.

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