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It’s always sunny in Las Vegas

It’s always sunny in Las Vegas

You’ve booked your trip to Las Vegas. You’ve got your show tickets lined up and your clubbing strategy all plotted out. Now it’s time to pack. One of the biggest factors in prepping for any trip is the weather at your destination. “What’s the weather like in Las Vegas?” is one of the most frequent [...]

How to save money when you fly to Vegas

How to save money when you fly to Vegas

It’s not rocket science, but to understand price fluctuations in airfares you’d probably have to get a Ph.D. in something convoluted like aviation capacity management. Although we’re not bookish academics at Vegas.com, we do consider ourselves the top intellectuals in the field of all things Vegas. And that means we know a lot about getting [...]

We’re your new good-looking friend that can hook you up in Vegas

We’re your new good-looking friend that can hook you up in Vegas

Don’t you wish travel sites would talk to you like you’re a person instead of a credit card number? And aren’t you the kind of person who appreciates a little hot sass? (We said “Sass” not… You’re dirty.) The new Vegas.com is stripping away the stuffy side of travel and replacing it with the slick [...]

How to celebrate Mexican Independence Day in Las Vegas

How to celebrate Mexican Independence Day in Las Vegas

If you hear people talking about El Grito this week, don’t worry — it’s not some strange new weather phenomenon caused by global warming — it’s just time for Mexican Independence Day. El Grito refers to a famous speech made by Father Miguel Hidalgo on the night of Sept. 15, 1810, rallying the Mexican people [...]

From marathon drinking to marathon running, stay in shape in Vegas

From marathon drinking to marathon running, stay in shape in Vegas

Wages to be made. Drinks to slam. Strippers to ogle. We get it. There isn’t always time (or motivation) for regimented exercise during your Vegas visit. But here’s a little known Las Vegas fact: Thanks to our Top 10 Tips, one-of-a-kind exercise classes, upcoming runs and awesome hiking trails, you can have your Vegas buffet [...]

Our top Labor Day weekend picks

Our top Labor Day weekend picks

Labor Day weekend can make you feel kind of melancholy. You have to go back to school. You have to say goodbye to summer…and wearing white clothing. But don’t shed too many tears. Labor Day also means you can have that one last weekend hurrah in Vegas — and you get a bonus day to [...]

How to spend 24 hours (or less) in Sin City

How to spend 24 hours (or less) in Sin City

You’re traveling to West Virginia for the Annual Roadkill Cook Off (yes, that’s a thing) when your flight gets delayed in Las Vegas. Or perhaps you’re driving through Vegas on your way to your cousin’s Bar Mitzvah in Scottsdale, and you pull off for an extended “bathroom break.” Whatever the case — layover or quick [...]

Five reasons we love AFAN’s annual Black & White Party

Five reasons we love AFAN’s annual Black & White Party

Girls, put on your shopping shoes. Guys, dig through the back of your closet. It’s time for one of Vegas’ favorite and most fabulous annual parties. The Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s (AFAN) Black & White Party will celebrate its 28th year Aug. 23 at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. Black and white [...]

Sin City Exclusives: Only in Las Vegas

Sin City Exclusives: Only in Las Vegas

You’re a globe trotting, fun seeking party animal with an eye for time management. There’s a city for that. An Egyptian pyramid, Statue of Liberty, Eiffel Tower, canals of Venice — dining, nightlife and attractions included — all in the span of one shiny street. With all the world at your fingertips (and possibly liver), [...]

No purrs for you: Grumpy Cat appears at LINQ in Las Vegas

No purrs for you: Grumpy Cat appears at LINQ in Las Vegas

A curmudgeonly cat with way more Twitter followers and Facebook friends than your cat (or you, for that matter) is headed to Vegas. Famously frowning feline, Grumpy Cat, will appear at Kitson at The LINQ tonight at 6 p.m. to promote her new book, “The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations by Grumpy Cat.” The demotivational [...]

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