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For an economical way to your hotel, hop on a shuttle from the airport for as low as $7. Check with your hotel for schedules.
If you want the convenience of having your own ride during your stay, or want to take a short road trip to the Hoover Dam, Red Rock National Conservation Area, Lake Mead or other surrounding scenic spots, consider renting a car. The average price for an economy car in Las Vegas is around $30 per day, but the sky's the limit if you want something a bit more extravagant.
If you have a large group or are in town for a special occasion, a limo might be the best way to travel in style for as low as $55 an hour. Limos are also great for cruising the Strip after the sun goes down. Check out a list of transportation companies here.
Party buses are the ultimate Strip cruising and barhopping machines! Let them bus you and 28 of your closest friends from one property to the next for as little as $60 an hour.
Free parking is abundant. Virtually every major hotel offers free valet parking (Don't forget to tip!).
Public Transportation - Regional Transportation Commission
Catch a bus to roll down the Strip, check out the Las Vegas Premium Outlets or head up to Fremont Street. Tickets are $2 for a single ride, $3 for a two-hour pass or $5 for a 24-hour pass. Purchase tickets on board the bus upon arrival. Check out the routes here.
Shuttle to Fashion Outlet Mall
Want to shop until you drop? The Fashion Outlets operate a daily shopping tour with departures from MGM Grand, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, Fashion Show Mall and LVH - Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. The round-trip fare is $15 and includes a savings card with more than $800 in savings at participating stores. Check out the shuttle schedule here.
Las Vegas Monorail
Get from one end of the Strip to the next in just 15 minutes, or stop at each property in between! The monorail travels from Sahara Avenue to MGM Grand seven days a week from 7-2 a.m. Monday - Thursday and until 3 a.m. Friday - Sunday. The monorail is also convenient for guests traveling to and from the Las Vegas Convention Center. This summer, you can get an unlimited day pass for just $9. Visit the website for bus stops and ticket prices.
Connecting ARIA, Bellagio, Vdara, Monte Carlo and Crystals, this elevated electric track has the capability to move up to 6,400 passengers each hour. It is available from 8-4 a.m. daily. The tram is free.
Mirage-Treasure Island Tram
The tram arrives every 15 minutes from 7-2 a.m. daily. The tram is free.
Mandalay Bay-Excalibur Tram
Fares start with $3.30 on the meter, and $2.60 is then added for every additional mile. There is an additional $1.80 charge for McCarran Airport passengers. For example, riding from the airport to Caesars Palace would cost you around $19, plus tip.
Vegas on Foot
You can still cover a lot of the city on foot. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and carry a bottle of water, especially during summer months. The Strip is approximately 4.8 miles long.
Fitzgeralds Casino and Hotel is now known as the D Las Vegas.
You know all about the excitement on the Las Vegas Strip. But did you know there's plenty to do north of that famed stretch of road?
For starters, just look up - 1,149 feet, to be precise - at the Stratosphere Tower. Along with great restaurants such as Top of the World and indoor and outdoor observation decks providing an unparalleled view of Las Vegas, you can experience four extreme thrill rides - the SkyJump, the Big Shot, The X Scream, and Insanity.
In downtown Las Vegas you'll find some of the best deals and room rates in town. Check out new suites at the historic Plaza Hotel, Golden Gate Hotel, and Golden Nugget. Main Street Station, The Vegas Club, California, the D Hotel and the El Cortez offer amazing deals and are located in the middle of all the vintage Vegas action. The Four Queens Hotel is centrally located and in the basement is a hidden gem - Hugo's Cellar is an old-school steakhouse with a decades-old charm!
You can also find some unique arts and culture downtown at the Fremont East District, adjacent to the Fremont Street Experience. You'll find comedy clubs, blues and jazz nightclubs, a piano bar and even the InsertCoin(s) Videolounge Gamebar. You can also see work from every kind of artist imaginable at the Emergency Arts Building.
If you like shopping, you can find amazing deals at Las Vegas Premium Outlets North. Shop more than 150 designer and name brand outlet stores offering savings of 25 to 65 percent every day! Or just browse the classic signs of yesterday direct from the Neon Boneyard Museum - it's a collection of Vegas' most famous and memorable neon signs up and down the Fremont Experience.
There's plenty to do north of the Strip, so be sure to experience everything Las Vegas has to offer!
With amazing holiday menus all over town, great places to watch football on the holiday and glorious shopping options to kick off the season, Las Vegas is the perfect place to spend your Thanksgiving weekend!
It all starts with an amazing meal. The signature restaurants at Wynn Las Vegas are all offering traditional Thanksgiving feasts but with innovative touches. Check out the four-course prix fixe holiday menu at Bartolotta or for late feasters, the special late night menu at Stratta from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Canal Street at The Orleans is offering a special four-course dinner beginning at 1 p.m. featuring traditional and surf and turf options and First Food & Bar at The Palazzo is offering its Thanksgiving Extravaganza beginning at 11 a.m.
All three Hash House a Go Go locations -- inside Imperial Palace on the Strip, the Plaza Hotel downtown and the M Resort south of the Strip -- are featuring holiday specials, also beginning at 11 a.m. No matter where you are in Vegas this Thanksgiving, you're sure to find a terrific meal!
There's also plenty of exciting pro football action on Thanksgiving and you can catch every big play at the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, where the theater is converted to Football Central, or the split-level MGM Grand sportsbook complete with its own VIP booths.
Then, it's on to Black Friday, and some holiday bargains. With so many shopping options in Las Vegas, you're sure to find something for everyone on your list this holiday season.
Stuff yourself with great food, sports and shopping this Thanksgiving weekend in Vegas!
Everybody knows about the excitement up and down the Las Vegas Strip, but did you know that there's plenty to see at the south end of famous Las Vegas Boulevard.
If you like shopping, you'll find great deals at more than 140 stores at Las Vegas Premium Outlets South. Or stroll through Town Square Las Vegas, an outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment center with a pedestrian-friendly street and walkways, an 18-screen movie theater and more than a dozen signature restaurants.
Grab your clubs and play a round at Bali Hai Golf Course. You'll be taken to a tropical island paradise and will see why Bali Hai has been recognized as one of the "Top 40 Resort Courses in America" by GolfWeek. Navigate through seven acres of water hazards and 4,000 trees. Or put in a quick nine at the Calloway Golf Center, with a spectacular view of departing planes!
There are some great hotels south of the Strip as well, including South Point and the M Resort. And if you really want to head south this winter, Primm Valley Resort is a great place to go for more shopping, dining and excitement.
Enjoy some southern Strip hospitality the next time you're in Vegas!
You'll find something for everyone on your list this holiday season in Las Vegas! The city has evolved into a true shopping mecca with lavish couture, outlet malls, specialty stores, souvenir shops, trendy boutiques and more. With our exclusive Shopping Passport, you'll be rewarded with gifts and discounts just for showing up to shop!
The Fashion Show mall has nearly 2 million square feet of holiday shopping heaven, including Neiman Marcus, Dillard's, Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom. Town Square, south of the Las Vegas Strip, a 1.5 million-square-foot open-air shopping, dining and entertainment center includes such shops as H&M, Abercrombie & Fitch, Juicy Couture, Lucky Brand Jeans, bebe, and more.
Stop in and see Christian, Harry, Roberto, and Gianni (as in Dior, Winston, Cavalli and Versaci) at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace or stroll the Wynn Las Vegas Esplanade to shop at Chanel or Dior. Crystals offers 500,000 square feet of sophisticated retail and dining including Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Tom Ford, and more!
For even greater values, head over to the Las Vegas Premium Outlets downtown, which hosts A|X Armani Exchange, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Calvin Klein, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Elie Tahari, Kenneth Cole, Polo Ralph Lauren, and many more. Great buys are in store, no matter where you shop in Vegas!
Hundreds of stores. Thousands of great deals. Find something for everyone on your list this holiday season in Vegas!
Life is short. Summer is shorter. The season will be over before you know it, so make the most of it with a memorable getaway to the world's most exciting destination ?? Las Vegas.
If you love the music of the 1980s, you can relive it with Nina Blackwood's Absolutely '80s summer concert series and festival. This 100-day Fremont Street Experience promotion kicks off Memorial Day weekend and will run through Labor Day. Hosted by original MTV VJ Nina Blackwood, this series of free headliner concerts Downtown features several acts that helped define the decade in music, including Terri Nunn & Berlin, Dale Bozzio & Missing Persons, Loverboy, Howard Jones and more!
Summer is also the perfect season to do some shopping, and no place does shopping like Vegas! Great deals are waiting at the Fashion Show Las Vegas, The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and Las Vegas Premium Outlets.
Stay cool this summer with some unique beverage and dessert options. Start with a Pomegranate Lemonade at the Tropicana or see if the Witch Doctor is the perfect potion for you at the Rio's Voodoo Lounge. Try some gelato from Jean Philippe Patisserie locations at Bellagio and ARIA, or grab a shake at Roxy's Diner in the Stratosphere or Holstein's at The Cosmopolitan.
Seize the summer before it's too late - plan the perfect trip to Las Vegas and enjoy amazing music, shopping, food and more!
Summer bargains are everywhere you look, and Las Vegas has no shortage of spots to get your shop on. When it comes to shopping, Las Vegas has become one of the premium, world-class shopping destinations in the U.S.
Designers such as Harry Winston, Manolo Blahnik, Juicy Couture, Jimmy Choo and Dolce & Gabbana now populate the Strip at Fashion Show, The Forum Shops at Caesars, Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and Via Bellagio.
In addition to high-end shopping, Las Vegas offers several outlet shopping centers featuring designer names for bargain prices, such as Las Vegas Premium Outlets - North (downtown) and Las Vegas Premium Outlets - South (near Mandalay Bay), and the Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas in Primm.
Unique shopping experiences abound in Vegas. Town Square Las Vegas is an outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment venue located on the south end of Las Vegas Boulevard with more than 150 retail stores, 12 restaurants, a park and a movie theater. And recently opened, Tivoli Village offers outdoor dining and shopping for guests staying near Red Rock Resort, Suncoast, and the JW Marriott Resort.
Crystals at CityCenter is a 500,000-square-foot retail and dining district that features unique-to-the-market retailers like Tom Ford, Mikimoto, Assouline, Kiton and Paul Smith. For a more casual retail experience, cross over to Planet Hollywood's Miracle Mile Shops for dozens of stores, restaurants, and live entertainment at the popular V Theater.
So whether it's high-end luxury or affordable trends, you'll find something for everyone in Las Vegas. Book your trip now and begin your summer shopping spree!