Posts tagged as: High Roller

Put some Vegas in your stocking this holiday season

Put some Vegas in your stocking this holiday season

If you’re like us you have a love/hate relationship with this time of year. You love giving and receiving gifts but hate fighting the crowds at the mall and searching high and low for the perfect presents for friends and family. So we’re here to help. We’ve put together the ultimate gift guide for this [...]

The Quad in Las Vegas is getting a new name and a $223 million facelift

The Quad in Las Vegas is getting a new name and a $223 million facelift

Yesterday afternoon Caesars Entertainment announced that $223 million in renovations along with a complete rebranding are slated for The Quad. On Oct. 30, 2014, the property will officially become The LINQ Hotel & Casino. The Quad, which is located near the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, has already been undergoing a major makeover. Formerly known [...]

Tips for riding the Las Vegas High Roller

Tips for riding the Las Vegas High Roller

Las Vegas isn’t home to any old observation wheel. We’re home to the High Roller, the tallest observation wheel in the world. Just think. When you step inside the High Roller, you’re riding inside a Guinness record-holding entity — an observation wheel that’s taller than both the Singapore Flyer and the London Eye. From the outside, the [...]

Now rolling: The High Roller opens at The Linq Las Vegas

Now rolling: The High Roller opens at The Linq Las Vegas

You know that old saying from “Field of Dreams:” “If you build it, he will come?” Well, switch out “he” with “they” and you’ve got a very true statement about the High Roller at The Linq. The world’s tallest observation wheel officially opened its doors for business today, and a long line of eager tourists [...]

Light up the night with The Linq and High Roller

Light up the night with The Linq and High Roller

The High Roller was officially lit last week and the Las Vegas skyline will never be the same. A big milestone for the The Linq shopping and entertainment district on the Las Vegas Strip, the High Roller (which is not yet open) illuminates the sky with 2,000 LED lights every night at sunset. The High [...]

Now open at The Linq Las Vegas

Now open at The Linq Las Vegas

A handful of businesses are now open at The Linq, the $550 million entertainment district being built by Caesars Entertainment on the Las Vegas Strip. Tenants of the open-air, pedestrian-only district, located  in the corridor between The Quad and the Flamingo, began their debut in late December with the opening of Irish-themed gaming joint O’Sheas (read that story here). The [...]

Construction on The Linq and High Roller coming full circle in Las Vegas

Construction on The Linq and High Roller coming full circle in Las Vegas

UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 10, 2013: The final section of the High Roller’s rim was added today by construction crews bringing the rim full circle. The wheel’s rim was formed from 28 sections, each 56 feet long and 44 tons in weight. The 255-foot temporary radial struts holding the rim in place will be replaced with [...]

The Linq is building the way to a brighter future in Las Vegas

The Linq is building the way to a brighter future in Las Vegas

The next big thing in Las Vegas is The Linq. Certain to transform the look and experience of the Strip, the word “big” barely scrapes the surface of this ambitious project. In August 2011, Caesars Entertainment announced plans to build this open-air, pedestrian-only district that will be jam-packed with dining, entertainment and shopping opportunities. It [...]

High Roller: Your Linq to a well-rounded Vegas Strip ride

High Roller: Your Linq to a well-rounded Vegas Strip ride

As The Linq takes shape on the Las Vegas Strip, the city will soon be home to an exciting, new attraction for all ages: The world’s largest observation wheel. At 550 feet, the High Roller will serve as a focal point of the $550 million open-air retail dining and entertainment district, which sits on the [...]

10 new things to experience in Vegas during 2013

10 new things to experience in Vegas during 2013

Get ready to sleep more comfortably, party more heartily, eat more decadently and just enjoy vacationing more thoroughly than ever before in Las Vegas! This year promises an exemplary batch of openings – including at least two new hotels, an observation wheel, an extraordinary show, a popular East Coast restaurant, a thrilling zipline, a water [...]

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