Best Hotels in Las Vegas

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 by

Every year the U.S. News & World Report puts together a list of the best hotels in the United States and around the world. They evaluated more than 24,000 luxury hotels across the USA, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and Bermuda. This year, Las Vegas has 46 hotels on the list including 11 Gold badge winners.  

Vegas Uncork’d 2018

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 by

We recently tipped you off on a few different food events in Las Vegas this spring and summer. Well, now we have some details on one of those events. The 12th annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit will take place from May 10-13.  

The Neon Museum and Neon Boneyard offer special tours throughout the year. The latest tour, Brilliant,” is more than just a tour – it’s an experience. The museum describes Brilliant! as “Intelligent. Immersive. Illuminating.”  

More people are visiting Las Vegas for conventions. A lot more people are visiting for a convention. In fact, while overall visitation to Las Vegas decreased in 2017, there were 5.2% more people in Las Vegas for a convention. Expect to see more business travelers in Las Vegas in 2018 and beyond.  

Ellis Island Hotel Renovations

Friday, 09 February 2018 by

Prices on the Vegas Strip have forced some Las Vegas visitors to look elsewhere for their budget. Well, you don’t need to be far from the Vegas Strip to find affordable entertainment, meals, and accommodations. There are plenty of casino-hotels near the Vegas Strip that offer low prices. Unfortunately, low prices don’t always mean value.

Food Events in Las Vegas

Thursday, 08 February 2018 by

To Eat Or Not To Eat?! That is the question. Not really, Las Vegas has become a destination for people who love to eat!   Las Vegas has evolved to become one of the dining capitals of America. There’s food for people on a budget and food for people looking for the most fabulous meal

Getting around Las Vegas is fairly simple. It isn’t too difficult to navigate the Vegas Strip or downtown Las Vegas. It’s easy to figure out the non-touristy areas of Las Vegas once you learn the highway system and local streets.  

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a positive parking update. I’m happy to say that this isn’t about a new Las Vegas casino charging for parking. Today we’re going to look at where to find free parking on the Vegas Strip and how to get free parking at the casinos that charge to park.  

Las Vegas casino operators continue to experiment with new technology in hotel rooms. Caesars Entertainment recently announced that they will begin using Ivy, a 24-hour virtual concierge service, at Caesars Palace and The Linq. Planet Hollywood will being to offer Ivy in February and it will be available in other Caesars Entertainment resorts this summer.

Rockabilly Weekend 2018

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 by

Las Vegas is host to unique events throughout the year. Sin City is home to everything from the massive Consumer Electronics Show to domino tournaments. Music festivals are equally diverse with concerts that include today’s pop music to classic and modern blues bands.  

Earning and using a complimentary or deeply discounted hotel room is always great. However, there’s no better feeling than using those freebies and discounts on hotel rooms when vacationing in Las Vegas. Back in the day, I used a national hotel chain reward to stay at Planet Hollywood when it was a Starwood property. That

Las Vegas Dining Trends

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 by

Las Vegas dining is all about trends. When it comes to dining, whatever kind of restaurant is popular around the country always ends up in Las Vegas. This is why so many restaurants change every year. There’s always room for traditional food and restaurants but you’ll always find the latest and greatest dining concepts in

Westin Removes Casino Floor

Friday, 12 January 2018 by

The Westin has been one of the most popular casino-hotels in Las Vegas for people who travel for work regularly. The hotel has undergone a major renovation over the past year and no longer has a casino. Gasp! Maybe.  

The Cosmopolitan is one of the best casino-resorts in Las Vegas. It falls into the luxury resort category alongside The Venetian and Wynn Las Vegas. The experience at The Cosmopolitan is top notch all around. Dining is a prime example of this. In fact, this casino has one of the best restaurant collections in Las

Station Casinos probably comes to mind when you think of Las Vegas locals casinos. However, they’re one of the more forward thinking and cutting edge casino operators in Las Vegas. With the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week, I thought I’d look at how they’re ahead of some of the competition.  

Cirque du Soleil 2018 Schedule

Friday, 05 January 2018 by

Cirque du Soleil is the most popular brand name in Las Vegas shows. There are seven unique Cirque shows from on the Vegas Strip spanning from Mandalay Bay to Treasure Island. The popularity of these shows leads to many vacations planned around seeing a performance. We have the new Cirque du Soleil show schedules to

2017 Lyftie Awards

Wednesday, 03 January 2018 by

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft are rapidly catching up to taxis as a way to get around Las Vegas. A record number of people took a ride from one of those companies leaving McCarran Airport on November 26. While it may be easier to stand in line for a taxi at McCarran Airport, more

Most Instagrammed 2017 Las Vegas

Tuesday, 02 January 2018 by

Instagram is really shaping how we experience life. Everything we see and do goes on the ‘gram. The app has grown in popularity because connects seamlessly to Facebook. Instagram is great where you’re sharing pictures and video with anyone who wants to follow or using it to share photos with friends and family via Facebook.

Las Vegas New Year’s Eve 2017

Tuesday, 26 December 2017 by

Las Vegas is a hot spot for New Year’s Eve. There are between 300,000 and 350,000 people expected in Las Vegas for the weekend. With all of the new entertainment venues in Las Vegas, there’s no competition for the best place to party as one year ends and another begins. You won’t find more consolidated

There were two new Las Vegas shows announced this week. The big news this week is the Lady Gaga Las Vegas residency. This has been in the works for over a year now. Unfortunately, the Lady Gaga residency won’t start until December 2018. This show will be a two-year residency at the Park Theater at