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It's time to celebrate your independence, and what better way than with a fabulous Fourth of July weekend in Las Vegas!
It wouldn't be the Fourth without fireworks, and Las Vegas has plenty of places to enjoy them. Caesars Palace will be launching fireworks at 9 p.m. for the entire center Strip to see. The Linq will also have a fireworks display just behind the High Roller at 9:30 p.m. You can also see the skies light up at Green Valley Ranch, Red Rock Resort and the Stratosphere. BOOM!
But that's just the beginning. Get up close and personal with the world's top mixed martial arts stars from July 1-6 during UFC International Fight Week! It's an entire week filled with meet and greets, autograph signings, pool parties, concerts and more, capped off by UFC 175 at Mandalay Bay.
There are plenty of explosive entertainment options, too, including Queen & Adam Lambert at the Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel, Sublime with Rome at Mandalay Bay, and fittingly, the band America at the Cannery.
Pool parties will be in full swing all weekend long, too, including performances by the world's top DJ's and artists, including Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Zedd and Steve Angello at Encore Beach Club, Afrojack and Calvin Harris at Wet Republic at MGM Grand, DJ Ikon at Rehab at the Hard Rock and DJ Pauly D's birthday set at ARIA's Liquid.
The club scene is the perfect place to enjoy your freedom, too, especially with spinmasters including Tiesto and Dada Life at MGM Grand's Hakkasan, Dillon Francis and Morgan Page at Surrender inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas and special guest appearances like UFC Octagon Girls Arianny Celeste and Brittney Palmer at Haze inside ARIA.
If you're feeling patriotic, enjoy a meal at America inside New York-New York or the All-American Bar and Grill at the Rio All-Suite Hotel. Or show your true colors with a relaxing treatment at The Spa at Red Rock, followed by a trip to check out the White Lions and Royal White Tigers at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage, and then cap the night with a performance of the Blue Man Group at the Monte Carlo.
For more traditional Independence Day revelry, take a quick ride to Boulder City for the July 4th Damboree! You can enjoy everything from a pancake breakfast to a parade and midway booths, and of course, an evening fireworks show.
You'll have a fabulous Fourth no matter where you celebrate in Las Vegas!
Everyone likes a little pampering, especially around the holidays. Nourish your body with an exotic treatment from one of more than 45 unique spas in Las Vegas. Here is a look at a few of Vegas' popular spas:
You’ll find relaxation and rejuvenation anywhere you look, so give yourself a treat at a Las Vegas luxury spa!
Give your mom something that will last forever this Mother's Day, give her a lifetime of memories and treat her to a Las Vegas adventure!
Instead of giving her a few flowers, taker her to the breathtaking displays at the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. It's a kaleidoscope for the senses! If she wants a flower to keep, treat her to dinner at Hugo's Cellar at the Four Queens, an intimate and elegant setting where every female patron is handed a red rose upon arrival.
And why settle for a box of chocolates when you can take Mom to Chocolat Bistro at the Palms. Chocolat is a stylishly chic fusion of traditional European gelateria, creperie and cremerie featuring delectable crepes, handcrafted chocolates, a palette of bright, fruity gelatos and an array of mouthwatering desserts.
Mom deserves to be pampered, too, so set her up with a treatment from any of Las Vegas' unique, invigorating and refreshing spas.
Help her escape to Qua Baths and Spa's Arctic Ice Room at Caesars Palace, where she can relax in snowfall-like conditions in the form of mint-infused air falling from a domed ceiling at 55 degrees Fahrenheit. It's the coolest spa treatment she'll ever enjoy, and it's only in Vegas. The Sahra Spa & Hammam at The Cosmopolitan offers multiple treatments inspired by traditional Turkish baths.
Other refreshing and invigorating signature treatments that Mom will love can be found at The Spa at Red Rock, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Venetian, Oleksandra Spa at Treasure Island and the Aquae Sulis Spa at the J.W. Marriott, to name a few.
Treat Mom to the experience of a lifetime in Vegas!
According to Road & Travel Magazine, 78 percent of pet owners travel with their pet and Vegas has unique options for guests looking to bring Fido. Here are a couple of only Vegas standouts:
Canines receive the VIP treatment when they travel to any Caesars Entertainment resort in Las Vegas. Their popular program, PetStay Las Vegas, accommodates guests and their furry friends at Caesars Palace, Imperial Palace, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Paris Las Vegas, Harrah's, Bally's and Flamingo Las Vegas - a total of eight resorts. As part of the PetStay Las Vegas program, guests and their pups receive in-room amenities including dog treats, food and water dishes, and a pet mat. Canines on the go are also presented with a map of dog-walking routes, on-property designated relief areas, and a variety of dog-friendly resources for pet walking, pet sitting, grooming services and veterinarian information. Sorry, no cats.
Trump International Hotel Las Vegas offers its guests
the Paws Massage Package, which includes a 30-minute Trump Classic Massage for guests and a 30-minute
massage for their pooch. The Las Vegas vacation package will allow pets and their parents to relax and unwind in the comfort of their own suite with dual treatments, both performed by a Spa at Trump massage therapist. In addition, Trump also donates a portion of the $200 cleaning fee for every dog that stays at the property to the Nevada SPCA No-Kill Animal Sanctuary. Cats are also welcome.
THEhotel at Mandalay Bay welcomes your four-legged friend with a special letter, doggie bag and a treat. The hotel also offers pet sitting and walking services for an extra fee. Amenities also include special meal options for man's best friend on the in-room dining menu, with items like the "Backyard Delight," which consists of hamburger, potatoes, zucchini, carrots, apples, parsley and ground turmeric. When Fido's ready for a little fresh air, "Barking Lot Lane" is just steps away. Owners are welcome to walk their dogs themselves or the concierge is available upon request, for an additional fee.
The Westin provides dog and cat owners with a pet bed, food and water bowls, and a mat, as well an official Westin "Pet in Room" sign, while the Riviera Hotel and Casino offers a mat, food dishes and dog treats along with a list of area pet-friendly service providers.
The Four Seasons also welcomes both dogs and cats under 25 pounds for a nominal fee.
Rumor Boutique Hotel even offers a Yappy Hour every Thursday that features games, prizes and yappatizers. Donations collected during the event go toward a local animal foundation.
For all you pet lovers out there, don't miss the Nevada Wild Fest Dock Dogs Competition, October 25-29 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino for a haunted maze, food plaza, beer garden and fun pet contests. For more information, visit http://nevadawildfest.com/
Book your next trip, and don't forget your favorite furry little friends for a GRRRReat time!
From traditional off-Broadway plays to unrivaled edgy comedy like "Cannibal: The Musical", the Insurgo Theatre at the Plaza Hotel is an intimate venue for independent productions. It's music to your ears as the English heartthrob Matt Goss performs in the elegant Gossy Room at Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace. Enjoy music with a view from the private Foundation Room high atop Mandalay Bay. Cirque du Soleil presents an intimate and ultra-sexy variety show with Zumanity at New York-New York Hotel. Enjoy this sensual show with your partner in a unique two-person love seat.
Forget the big chain restaurants while vacationing in Vegas! Bring out the culinary god or goddess for the ultimate in fine dining at MGM Grand's Joël Robuchon restaurant. Take in the breathtaking view at Mandalay Bay's MiX, where hostesses will direct you to your own private cocoon booth, surrounding you and your guest on three sides for a more intimate dining experience. Downtown Vegas is home to two legendary and cozy restaurants - Hugo's Cellar at Four Queens, and Binion's Ranch Steakhouse at Binion's Casino.
Leave the crazy pool parties beyond and allow yourself to be kissed by the sun at Vdara's private retreats or Wynn Las Vegas' exclusive cabanas; or lounge the afternoon away in the private cabana and pool area at The Palazzo's pool.
Bathe in luxury at some of Vegas' more intimate spas for an afternoon of complete relaxation such as the Westin Hibiscus Spa; reserve a Swedish massage at the Bathhouse at THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, or whisk your troubles away in one of 17 treatment rooms at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental.
Vegas has it all, big and small.
Fourth of July Weekend is the perfect opportunity to show your independence. You call the shots, so Take Back Your Summer in Las Vegas and put your hard-earned vacation days to good use.
Join the largest collection of UFC fighters to ever appear in one location at UFC Fan Expo July 6 - 7 at Mandalay Bay as part of International Fight Week in Vegas. Attend meet-and-greets, interactive Q&A sessions, autograph sessions and much more. Cap off the excitement with UFC 148 at MGM Grand.
If you're feeling patriotic, enjoy a meal at America inside New York-New York or the All-American Bar and Grill at the Rio All-Suite Hotel. Or, show your true colors with a relaxing treatment at The Spa at Red Rock, followed by a trip to check out the White Lions and Royal White Tigers at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage, and then cap off the night with a performance of the Blue Man Group at The Venetian.
For more traditional Independence Day revelry, take a quick ride to Boulder City for the July Fourth Damboree! You can enjoy everything from a pancake breakfast to a parade and midway booths, and of course, an evening fireworks show. Check out the fireworks at any of Station Casinos' resorts. Shot from their rooftops, the display is always a highlight of their week's activities!
They're your days. Use them wisely. Take Back Your Summer this Fourth of July in Vegas!
Sure, a Vegas getaway can be non-stop action and excitement if you want. But the beauty of Vegas is that you can enjoy it at your own pace. Slow it down and take some time to relax and indulge.
Let us pamper you. Start by vowing to upgrade this summer's vacation to a VIP experience by booking a suite instead of a regular hotel room for the best in class and service. THEHotel at Mandalay Bay boasts service and sophistication on par with the best boutique hotels in the world and features one of the largest suites in Vegas at 725 square feet. Relax with fuzzy robes, down comforters and pillow-top mattresses for an amazing night's sleep. The Signature at MGM Grand also provides guests with a serene retreat and intimate setting where the focus is on personalized service. Plus, you're just steps away from MGM Grand!
In Las Vegas, everyone can feel like a VIP, which is why most resorts offer complimentary valet parking and personal baggage service. Let attendants take care of your luggage and vehicle as you jump right into your vacation in style.
Sometimes, a little too much "night on the town" requires some therapy of the spa kind. Vegas, of course, is up to the task. World-class spas dot the Strip. Spa Costa Del Sur at South Point, Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Venetian, and Sahra Spa & Hammam at The Cosmopolitan are just a few of the destination spas in Las Vegas. Schedule a mud bath or tune out during a relaxation massage as a therapist rubs away your troubles in a soothing and tranquil environment.
Don't know where to start? Consider enlisting the assistance of a Vegas expert who will take the guesswork and planning out of your hands. Located in nearly every resort on the Strip, concierge representatives are essential for booking the best tours, dining, shows, nightclubs, golf outings and so much more. They can also help you plan a unique moment for your special someone like a birthday surprise, an elaborate proposal or a fun night out on the town.Let loose and get ready to let Las Vegas pamper you in luxury.
The holiday season is always a hectic time of year, between shopping, family gatherings and celebrating the season.
But they're over now, so take a deep breath. Relax. Head to Vegas for a refreshing spa treatment and recharge your batteries.
The brand-new Glow - A Mandara Spa at the Tropicana features nine serene treatment rooms and a full-service salon and fitness center. The spa is designed in various wood and sand tones, textured fabrics, and stone elements.
Each locker room features a locker area to keep belongings, a dry vanity, steam room, and showers. As an added amenity, the men's locker room features a television as "me-time" includes TV time for Saturday and Sunday sports.
You can also experience Las Vegas' only traditional Turkish co-ed Hammam at Drift Spa inside Palms Place. You'll also find couples treatment rooms with private gardens, indoor hot & cool soaking pools, a steam room & sauna and more.
Whether it's sport, Shiatsu and Swedish massages, herbal baths, wraps, aromatherapy or reflexology, Las Vegas luxury spas have it all. So unwind after the holidays with a relaxing spa treatment in Vegas!
Don't forget to take care of the most forgotten person on your list this holiday season - you! Indulge yourself in Las Vegas with a relaxing treatment at a luxury spa.
Enjoy a soothing spa treatment at Sahra Spa and Hammam inside The Cosmopolitan. Or head to Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Venetian for a European-style thermal treatment. Spa by Mandara at Paris Las Vegas offers a eucalyptus steam room and full-service salon, while inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, the stunning Spa and Salon at Encore offers 61,000 square feet of personal comfort.
Surprise your significant other with a gift you can enjoy too - enjoy the Swedish couples massage at The Spa at Red Rock inside Red Rock Resort or relax with a Jamu Asian spa ritual at The Four Seasons Spa atop Mandalay Bay. Mandarin Oriental provides a private two-person ultimate experience in the Dragon Suite with hydrotherapy soaking tubs and a panoramic view of the Las Vegas Strip - quiet, peaceful, and the perfect place for Zen in Vegas!
You'll find relaxation and rejuvenation anywhere you look, so give yourself a treat at a Las Vegas luxury spa!
You're ready for the ultimate commitment, but before you walk the aisle, there's one more thing you should vow to do -- enjoy a weekend of rowdy bachelorette fun in Vegas!
Get your group together and start your weekend with a little shopping -- or even a lot of shopping, because at the Fashion Show mall on the fabulous Las Vegas Strip, you'll have nearly 2 million square feet filled with more than 250 specialty shops to peruse to your heart's content.
Then, it's time to give yourself the pampering you deserve with a soothing and rejuvenating spa treatment at Canyon Ranch SpaClub inside The Venetian. Immerse yourself in 134,000 square feet of gracious, tranquil gathering places; a health and wellness center; massage, skin care and body treatment rooms; a three-story rock-climbing wall; Bridal and Barber Suites; and AquavanaTM, the most complete European-style thermal treatment suite.
Then, it's time to fuel up for an amazing night out. Head to the Cosmopolitan and enjoy some tapas and other tantalizing cuisine at Jaleo, where culinary mastermind Chef Jose Andres has brought the authentic flavor of Spain to Las Vegas!
Of course, you can't have a bachelorette party without some sizzling nightlife, and no place can match the club atmosphere of Las Vegas! Be sure to check out Ghostbar, the sultry and sophisticated indoor-outdoor lounge and sky deck on the 55th floor setting of the Palms.
Step up your bachelorette party with some interactive fun, where pole dancing is not just spectator sport -- come unleash your inner bombshell with Stripper 101 at Planet Hollywood. Master new moves in an erotic, sexy class.
Make the most of your bachelorette party with a Las Vegas weekend you'll never forget!