Category archives for: Things to do

Father’s Day the Vegas way

Father’s Day the Vegas way

Step away from the grill, this will NOT be another typical day with your dad. Vegas has just about anything you could ever want to try, see, or eat. So on this Father’s Day, you should treat dad like the man he was before he had to change diapers and wipe regurgitated breakfast off his […]

Off-the-Strip fun for the whole family

Off-the-Strip fun for the whole family

Vegas is a lot like a zoo, filled to the brim with strutting exotic beauties, the supremely loud and sometimes ugly, and things that will just plain leave you scratching your head. Since we’ve spent all this time showing you what you actually can do with your kids in town, we thought we’d go a […]

Family fun on the Las Vegas Strip

Family fun on the Las Vegas Strip

School’s out for summer and you know what that means: Your kids are going to expect a vacation. We might be a playground for adults, but that doesn’t mean we don’t appeal to the underagers. Yeah, their eyes are probably going to pop out of their heads a couple times at the pool, but consider […]

The family-friendly side of downtown Las Vegas

The family-friendly side of downtown Las Vegas

We can’t quite pinpoint when the Fremont Street Experience crossed over to being an adult-only playground. It used to be an OK place to take your kids to enjoy the light show and concerts until it became an erotic freak show of nakedness and unlicensed street “performances.” But that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of other family-friendly […]

Bellagio Conservatory brings underwater life to the Strip

Bellagio Conservatory brings underwater life to the Strip

Unda da sea. If “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea” met “Finding Nemo” and gave birth to “The Little Mermaid,” it would look like the summer exhibit at the Bellagio Conservatory. Just before the mercury rises to a scorching 426 degrees per usual Vegas summer heat, they have given us all a little something to look […]

Gondoliering 101 at The Venetian Las Vegas

Gondoliering 101 at The Venetian Las Vegas

Normally, when I hear glug glug glug, it’s because I’ve poured myself an obscenely large glass of wine. But in this case, it was the sound my body made as it sank into the 11-foot-deep lagoon at the Venetian. Nope, I wasn’t under the influence; I was attending Gondolier University. And while jumping into the water […]

Giant Italian women invade the Palazzo

Giant Italian women invade the Palazzo

Ciao Bella (insert exaggerated hand gesture here). Carnival is annually marked by an over-the-top celebration with elaborate costumes and masquerades, glittering decorations and a whole lot of inebriated revelry through the streets. Wait a minute – that sounds a lot like Vegas. And because we’re always looking for a good excuse to celebrate, the Palazzo […]

Don’t be a scaredy-cat, take a helicopter to the Grand Canyon

Don’t be a scaredy-cat, take a helicopter to the Grand Canyon

Sure, you could sit on a bus for the better part of a day, listening to a screaming child a few rows ahead of you, breathing in the sweet tang of sewage every time the lavatory door swings open. That’s how most people get to the Grand Canyon. And why wouldn’t they? It’s cheaper, a […]

Ten unusual and fabulous stores in Vegas

Ten unusual and fabulous stores in Vegas

There aren’t many places that appeal to the weird and wonderful the way Vegas does. In fact, we like to celebrate oddities by toasting them with a three-foot long frozen drink hanging around our necks for optimal high-fiving and goosing prospects. This is a town where you can buy almost anything you can imagine: the […]

Back in the building: Elvis takes Vegas by storm-AGAIN

Back in the building: Elvis takes Vegas by storm-AGAIN

Thanks to the hit reality show on A&E, extreme hoarding is now frowned upon. But thanks to the holy rock gods, the show wasn’t around when Vernon Presley started collecting just about every personal item that passed through his son’s hands. Because of his slight “collector tendencies,” the rest of the world can see the […]

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