Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

You are looking at Las Vegas , Nevada in USA. The city has a population of 1000000 residents. It is located on -114.80 degrees longitude, and 36.17 latitude.

Las Vegas , General info:

Las Vegas, billed as The Entertainment Capital of the World, is famous for massive and lavish casino resorts, the unrestricted availability of alcoholic beverages (as is true throughout Nevada), and adult entertainment. Once officially referred to as Sin City, this image made Las Vegas a popular setting for films and television programs.

McCarran International Airport - The airport is located five miles (8 km) south of the central business district of Las Vegas

Las Vegas , Cheap stuff:

Probably the weddings are cheapest, but you can find a lot of free attractions and entertainment in Vegas.

Las Vegas , Different stuff:

Marriage Capital of the World due to the ease in acquiring a marriage license and the minimal costs involved. The city remains to be known as a popular wedding destination.

Many of the chapels, such as Viva Las Vegas wedding chapel also offer themed weddings. Common themes include Hawaiian, fairy tale, Star Trek, gothic and weddings with an Elvis impersonator. Inside the Las Vegas Hilton you can find several Star Trek packages. Another popular theme is a pirate ship wedding at Treasure Island. Second in popularity to the wedding chapel option, is to have a ceremony performed outdoors somewhere in the area surrounding Las Vegas. Some of the outdoor locations include lake weddings, Valley of Fire weddings, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area weddings, Mount Charleston weddings, and Grand Canyon weddings.

Las Vegas , Don't miss:

The Atomic Testing Museum museum in Las Vegas, Nevada, documents the history of nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) in the desert north of Las Vegas. Among its exhibits covering American nuclear history is a "Ground Zero Theater" which simulates the experience of observing an atmospheric nuclear test.

Las Vegas , Food:

Today Las Vegas is recognized as one of the world's great dining destinations, with a long list of renowned chefs and spectacular restaurants that are remarkable for their lavishness, architecture and creativity. Las Vegas has become so sophisticated and world class renown, that you cannot compare with the Las vegas restaurants from 20 years ago. The most talented Chefs in the world have demonstrated that las Vegas was also a gourmet and fine dining destination. You can find everything in Vegas - american barbecue, buffet, chinese,creole, delicatessen, french, gourmet, italian, japanese, korean, mexican, pizza, sea food, spanish, steak house, sushi, vegetarian...You name it.

Las Vegas , Hotels:

You have more than 100,000 hotel rooms to choose from in Las Vegas. Caesars Palace, Venetian, Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, Four Seasons Las Vegas, Wynn Las Vegas, Ritz Carlton Lake Las Vegas, Bellagio, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, THEhotel at Mandalay Bay are just a few among many more luxury hotels in Vegas.

Las Vegas , Safety:

In Las Vegas, vast amounts of money are always on display, and criminals find many easy marks. Don't be one of them. At gaming tables and slot machines, men should keep wallets well concealed and out of the reach of pickpockets, and women should keep handbags in plain sight (on laps). If you win a big jackpot, ask the pit boss or slot attendant to cut you a check rather than give you cash -- the cash may look nice, but flashing it can attract the wrong kind of attention. Outside casinos, popular spots for pickpockets and thieves are restaurants and outdoor shows, such as the volcano at The Mirage or the fountains at Bellagio. Stay alert. Unless your hotel room has an in-room safe, check your valuables in a safe-deposit box at the front desk.

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