Many Ways to Enjoy Your Vegas Vacation
A Las Vegas vacation rental makes a great home base for enjoying the glitter and excitement of Las Vegas, Nevada, but there's a lot more to this town than the famous Las Vegas Strip.
Vegas's Glitzy Side
From the more traditional downtown casinos to the huge, elaborate theme hotels on the Strip, round-the-clock gambling is the main attraction in Las Vegas. Throw in spectacular stage shows, top-notch shopping, amusement parks and kitschy museums, and you have a vacation wonderland at the doorstep of your Las Vegas vacation home or condo.
Las Vegas vacation homes
can watch the volcano erupt at the Mirage, take a gondola ride at the Venetian, watch a jousting tournament at the Excalibur, stroll through the botanical gardens at the Bellagio, or come face to face with a shark at Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef. Other famous theme hotels and casinos include New York-New York, the Luxor, Paris Las Vegas, Circus Circus and the Aladdin. Enjoy the amenities offered in these Las Vegas resorts on your vacation or
weekend getaway to Vegas.
Tons of Entertainment
Las Vegas is known for its shows, such as Cirque du Soleil’s “O” or the “Blue Man Group” at the Luxor, and its golf courses are among the top-rated courses in the Southwest. Some outstanding golf destinations include the Desert Pines Golf Course, Angel Park, and Bali Hai Golf Club.
The Other Side of Las Vegas: Family Activities
Maybe Las Vegas doesn't come to mind when thinking about kid-friendly travel, but the truth is many
Vegas attractions are family-oriented.
HomeAway travelers shared some of their thoughts on staying in vacation rentals with kids in Vegas. “The location was perfect - close enough to the strip, yet located in a beautiful, safe community that was peaceful and quiet. I took young children on the vacation, and it was PERFECT for a family vacation.” “Vegas was kid friendly. Many of the hotels have great sights for kids - Circus Circus Adventuredome, Bellagio fountains and Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay.”
HomeAway Guests Share What to Do Outdoors Near Las Vegas
“Short trip to Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Day trip to the Grand Canyon.” “We hired a power boat and jet ski spending the day at Lake Mead, we visited Hoover Dam, drove to Grand Canyon.” “Short trip to Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Day trip to the Grand Canyon.” “…a great base for exploring the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam.” “We took in the sites (Hoover Dam, Red Rock Canyon, Vegas Strip and even drove to the Grand Canyon - 4-hour trip).”
“Having spent a day visiting The Valley of Fire, we have to say that this is a "must" for anyone visiting the area. The rock formations and scenery are breathtaking!” “We visited the south rim of the Grand Canyon, the meteor site, Death Valley, Hoover Dam, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park.” “We toured Death Valley and even LA from here.” “Walked in the desert at Red Rock Canyon and visited San Francisco.” “Red Rock Canyon which is enchanting and a nice break from the glitter of Las Vegas, you can drive through and enjoy the geology and views or stop at numerous scenic turnouts and go for a hike.”
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