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Football is back – and Vegas is the place to catch all of the action

       Football season is under way and there's no better place to catch all of the exciting action than in Las Vegas.

     Grab a seat in any of our spacious sports lounges or spend a Sunday at the 1,000-plus-seat Hilton Theater - seasonally known as Football Central at the Las Vegas Hilton. With food specials, radio giveaways, and prizes all day long, Sundays here just became your new home away from home. Watching a night game is more fun with like-minded football fans - spend your evening in the lounge-style VIP section at MGM Grand's split-level sports book viewing area, just above Centrifuge Lounge, where football and nightclubs converge for an unforgettable evening.

     You can also enjoy some great food while you watch the games. ARIA's Skybox Sports Bar and Grill offers classic American cuisine in a casual, yet cutting-edge atmosphere. ELVIS may be in the building nightly, but on Monday nights football is the king here!

Catch all the big games inside The Palazzo at Lagasse's Stadium - Book, Bar and Bam!      You can also kick it up a notch at Lagasse's Stadium - Bar, Book and Bam! This unique venue inside The Palazzo combines Emeril's signature cuisine with more than 100 high-definition TVs, luxury boxes, plush stadium-style seating and even an outdoor patio.

     Blondies Sports Bar & Grill at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood carries every big game on its 35 plasma and big-screen televisions and features a traditional bar menu of entreés, sandwiches, salads, pizzas and desserts. Over at the Rio All-Suite Hotel, Sports Deli gives football fans a place to get wood-fired pizzas, grilled burgers and bratwurst without missing a single play!  But for the ultimate prize, watching football at the new Bally's Race & Sports Book is your chance to go see a game live.  They are giving away trips to football games all season long, and all you need is your cell phone to enter!

     Football is back, so make your plans to do your touchdown dances in Vegas!

Get into the swing of things with a round on Vegas’ championship golf courses

       The fall weather is perfect for hitting the links and enjoying some of Las Vegas' renowned championship golf courses. From the first tee to the clubhouse, you'll have a great time getting into the swing of things in Vegas!
TPC Summerlin is the site of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open     It's not often you get to experience a true PGA golf course - but September 25th the gates to TPC Summerlin open to the public as music superstar Justin Timberlake hosts the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.  Enjoy a fairway view of the best pro and celebrity golfers during this week-long tournament - and support a great cause at the same time. Be-FORE you plan your trip, book a room at Suncoast Hotel, J.W. Marriott, or Red Rock Resort, and you'll be just blocks from all the action!

     Staying on the Las Vegas Strip? Then be sure to tee off there too! There are a number of Vegas courses that are truly unique to the destination, including the Wynn Golf and Country Club, nestled amongst pine trees behind the spectacular resort. This 18-hole on-site championship golf course, designed by Tom Fazio and Steve Wynn, includes a 35-foot waterfall and a man-made mountain that provides the ultimate in privacy.

     Celebrated as one of the finest designed courses in the world and located just 30 minutes from the Strip, Cascata Golf Club was created by renowned architect Rees Jones. The par 72 course offers a spectacular landscape and stunning vistas at every turn, including the 3,600-foot peak at Red Mountain, lush fairways, lakes and streams. It's a sister golf course to the Rio Secco Golf Course - both part of the Caesars Entertainment family!

     Bear's Best Las Vegas, designed by Jack Nicklaus, offers 18 replicas of the golf legend's finest holes found in courses from Montana to Mexico. The clubhouse at the course, Jack's Place, is home to photos, plaques and other memorabilia from the player's extraordinary career. In the foothills of West Las Vegas, enjoy a unique opportunity to play "The Bear's" favorite holes!    

     Hit the links and you'll see why in Las Vegas - with more than 60 championship courses - a great round of golf is always par for the course!

Shows, resorts and a hotel makeover – there are plenty of new things to see in Vegas

     There's always something new and exciting to see whenever you visit Las Vegas. Now, you can see a brand-new look for an old favorite - the Plaza Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas has received a seven-figure makeover and is set to once again be the anchor at the end of the Fremont Street Experience. Everything is new including the Swingers Club, Exposed Hair Salon, Insurgo Theater, and a steakhouse named after celebrity Mayor Oscar Goodman!  Check out the new vintage downtown hotel and experience the best of old-school Vegas!

Cathay House at the Palms     24/7 dining usually consists of a late night coffee shop - but the Palms Hotel takes casual dining to another level.  Cathay House is a restaurant within a restaurant (it's in an exclusive space inside the 24/7 Café) with an assorted menu that offers something for every craving with a modern Chinese flair. Dim sum is a favorite here, and even served on rolling carts tableside daily.

     Las Vegas has its share of top-notch Asian cuisine, and Luxor joins the list! For fresh, tasty and healthy Asian cuisine, check out Rice and Company, located at Luxor near Mandalay Place. This new casual dining alternative includes tropically influenced variations of sushi and sashimi and more! With a prime location at Luxor, you're just steps away from hit shows including the sexy adult-revue Fantasy, and family-friendly prop-comic Carrot Top!

     Then, it's time to get your game on at Insert Coin(s) Videolounge Gamebar at the Fremont East District, where old-school video gaming collides with modern nightclub atmosphere.  From classic arcades to new high-def gaming stations, drop a quarter and let the games begin. And finish strong with a stroll along Fremont East Entertainment District or the bright lights of VivaVision at Fremont Street Promenade!

     Rock icons Rod Stewart and Elton John are beginning their residencies at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, too, so catch these iconic figures in all-new shows!  You've seen these legendary GRAMMY winners over the years, but to see them in Vegas at the spectacular Colosseum, is worth the trip alone!

     So much to see, so come check out what's new when you visit Las Vegas!

You’ll stop, but the fun won’t with a monorail day pass

     The Las Vegas monorail is an easy way to travel north and south on the Las Vegas Strip, but there's plenty to see along the way. Grab a day pass and check out some of the fun at every stop!

     At the MGM Grand, solve a case at CSI: The Experience and hop off at Bally's Las Vegas to take the Jubilee Walking Tour, where you'll get a glimpse of what it takes to bring the $50 million stage spectacular to life. Be sure to walk next door and to check out the Eiffel Tower Experience.

     Next up is Flamingo Las Vegas, where you can visit the Wildlife Habitat and grab a bite at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville. At Harrah's Las Vegas, shop at Carnaval Court and cruise next door to see vintage cars at the Imperial Palace Auto Collections.

    Embark at the Las Vegas Convention Center stop and you're right next to Vegas Indoor Skydiving, America's first vertical wind tunnel. Continue to the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino and enjoy exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world's largest Benihana. Finally, at the Sahara Avenue monorail stop, it's a block walk to the Stratosphere Tower observation deck and its panoramic view of the city, and the Stratosphere Tower Thrill Rides.

     There's something to do from end to end, so grab a monorail day pass and enjoy Vegas one stop at a time!

Discover the beautiful landscapes and amenities at Lake Las Vegas

     Everyone knows about the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas Strip, but for beautiful landscapes surrounding lakeside resorts, check out the 2,600-acre Lake Las Vegas master-planned resort community, with signature golf courses, boutique shopping and world-class resorts.

     Ravella at Lake Las Vegas is a Mediterranean-style lakeside retreat with spectacular views of the desert, mountainside and village. Inside, you'll fine elegant décor and a 30,000-square-foot spa and fitness facility featuring 24 treatment rooms.  Try your luck at Casino Montelago, featuring both slots and table games!

     Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort features almost 500 rooms, including 40 suites offering lake and mountain views and all the amenities you can imagine. The resort includes multiple courtyards and terraces, lavish pool decks, a sandy beach, lush gardens, an open-air pavilion, and exquisite restaurants and lounges.

     Stroll through MonteLago Village and shop everything from designer fashions to glass sculptures, and enjoy multiple dining options including Bernard's Bistro by the Lake and the Black Pepper Grill.

     Discover some of the valley's hidden beauty at Lake Las Vegas!

Feast on entertainment at a Las Vegas dinner show

     Nothing complements a great night of entertainment like a delicious meal, so why not experience both at one time? Las Vegas has a variety of engaging dinner shows that will leave your appetite for food and excitement satisfied.

     Start with a little medieval fun at the Tournament of Kings, where you'll join King Arthur's Court at the Round Table. Enjoy a ringside view and a tasty meal at Excalibur as the kings of Europe test their strength and valor with jousting, horse racing and sword combat. Leave the dining utensils at home; this is a hands-on meal!

     Get up close and personal with Tony, Tina and their eccentric families and enjoy dinner at Planet Hollywood, because you're on the guest list for Tony n' Tina's Wedding. Your seat is waiting inside the V Theater in the Miracle Mile Shops. This interactive show makes you part of the wedding reception - did you bring a gift?

     You can enjoy live music while you dine on authentic Creole cuisine at B.B. King's Blues Club at The Mirage and on Sundays at the Gospel Brunch at the House of Blues inside Mandalay Bay.

      Enjoy dinner and a show, Vegas style!

The IndyCar season reaches the finish line in Vegas

     The excitement of IndyCar racing is back in Las Vegas, and the stakes have never been higher. Catch the season finale of the IndyCar series during IZOD IndyCar Weekend Oct. 14 - 16 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway!

     The action will be fast and furious, beginning with the Smith's 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, continuing with the first Firestone Indy Lights Series race and concluding with the IZOD IndyCar series finale - all at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

     Make your plans now for the Oct. 14 practice and qualifying sessions, as well as the exciting Truck Series race on Oct. 15 and the IndyCar race on Oct. 16. Certain ticket packages include access to the Neon Garage, a must-see for racing fans.

     The IZOD IndyCar Series World Championship will feature the sport's top racers vying to become IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Lights champions, so start your engine and get ready for the green flag to drop in Vegas!

     After the race, celebrate the victory with an evening in downtown Vegas. Check out the brand new Plaza Hotel - a vintage hotel on Fremont Street that has been remodeled from top to bottom.  Score a big win a room overlooking the promenade and the millions of lights of VivaVision. 

You work hard, so play hard this Labor Day weekend in Vegas!

Don't labor over your decision where to spend your next holiday weekend - with amazing shows and nightlife options on tap for Labor Day weekend, make Las Vegas your party destination!

Tiesto at Hard Rock HotelStroll over to the sandy shores of Mandalay Beach - the perfect setting for The Beach Boys in concert. You can also catch The B-52s and Human League beachside the following night.

The MGM Grand Garden Arena has a full weekend in store with Sade, Def Leppard and Heart performing back-to-back nights. If you're a country music fan, know when to run to Texas Station - Kenny Rogers is there Sept. 2. You can also catch Aaron Lewis performing at Green Valley Ranch on Sept. 4.

Two of the world's top DJ/producers will be spinning their signature sounds over the weekend, as Deadmau5 performs at The Cosmopolitan on Sept. 2 - 3 and Tiesto shows you what club life is all about on Sept. 3 at the Joint at the Hard Rock.

Take advantage of the holiday with a weekend of music you'll never forget in Vegas!

Travel the world in one city

Not everyone can be a world traveler, but when you take a trip to Las Vegas, you can see the world all within a few blocks!

Luxor Hotel & CasinoYou'll feel like you're in the City of Lights when you visit Paris Las Vegas. The resort has detailed replicas of the Arc de Triomphe, Louvre façade, Paris Opera House and Hotel de Ville. And you certainly can't miss the 50-story, half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower, now one of Las Vegas' most visible landmarks.

Take a guided tour on an authentic gondola through the Venetian's Grand Canal Shoppes in this re-creation of the Italian city of Venice. Famous landmarks including St. Marks Square and winding canals add to the experience. For more Italian elegance, celebrate the glory of Rome at Caesars Palace with its famous fountains, dramatic gabled pediments and Corinthian columns.  Catch the stars of stage and screen with a performance at the Caesars Colosseum.

Step inside the world's largest open atrium as the Luxor takes you back to ancient Egypt with its identifiable pyramid. The illuminating spotlight emanating from its apex makes the Luxor one of the few man-made structures visible from space.  Relax at the luxurious Monte Carlo Resort, where you'll feel as though you just pulled up to the famed Casino de Monte Carlo in the South of France.  Experience the cool breezes and tropical atmosphere of the South Pacific with a weekend at Mandalay Bay resort.

You can also see various parts of Americana with the Statue of Liberty and skyline at New York-New York, the French Quarter at The Orleans, and more.

See the whole world in one place - Las Vegas!

Seize the summer before it's too late

Everyone knows Las Vegas is famous for its poolside parties and summertime entertainment, but there are plenty of other ways to seize the summer in Vegas before it's gone.

Minus 5 Ice Bar at Monte Carlo & Mandalay BayLas Vegas is home to some of the most acclaimed and talked about restaurants in the world. From diners and buffets to one-of-a-kind Michelin-rated eateries, Vegas caters to every dining desire. The Country Club at Wynn Las Vegas offers an innovative update to the classic steakhouse menu. For a rockin' good time, check out Roxy's Diner inside the Stratosphere Hotel, Casino and Tower. The 1950s-themed diner boasts a singing staff and a menu offering hearty items like juicy burgers, crispy onion rings and delicious milkshakes. For those looking for an unforgettable experience, Tao Asian Bistro at The Venetian features Hong Kong Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisines.

Here are a couple of great ways to stay cool this summer - try the Qua Baths and Spa's Arctic Ice Room at Caesars Palace, where you can relax in the "snow" - in the form of mint-infused air falling from a domed ceiling at 55 degrees. It's the coolest spa treatment you'll ever enjoy, and it's only in Vegas. Or hang out at the Minus 5 at Mandalay Bay and Monte Carlo Resort, where the drinks - and everything else - are chilled. Same goes for the frozen ice bar at Red Square.

Life is short. Summer is shorter. Seize the summer in Vegas!

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