Posts tagged as: Things to do

Neon Museum’s La Concha Visitor’s Center one for the history books

Neon Museum’s La Concha Visitor’s Center one for the history books

Something old gets a new title. The retro La Concha visitor’s center at the Neon Museum has just been added to the Nevada State Register of Historic Places. No offense to those born before the ’60s but in Vegas years, this building is downright antique. Built in 1961, this former motel lobby was disassembled and […]

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

With a flood of flashy Vegas pics on newsfeeds everywhere, lots of people think you have to be a high roller to get the full experience. But there’s plenty of stuff to do in Vegas that doesn’t require an Amex Black Card. Here’s how to ball on a budget with our list of 20 things […]

Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef celebrates the big 1-5

Mandalay Bay’s Shark Reef celebrates the big 1-5

Dear Swarovski, please send over a swanky crystal vase (that’s pronounced vaaaahz for all you non-sophisticates out there) because we’re celebrating Shark Reef Aquarium’s 15th anniversary. And in true Vegas fashion, the appropriate thing to do is throw an all-day bash. On Saturday, June 20 the Shark Reef in Mandalay Bay is honoring their big 1-5 by offering […]

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 […]

Must Dos this weekend in Vegas: June 19 – 21, 2015

Must Dos this weekend in Vegas: June 19 – 21, 2015

Hold onto your party hats because it’ll be a weekend chock-full of celebrations. Celebrating dear old dad, your favorite cartoon characters, the fact that you love beer, and last but not least, that fact that you’re still breathing. Of course, the last one is totally contingent upon whether or not you actually follow our safety […]

Our Vegas Insider attends Gondolier University

Vegas.com’s Ashley Oñoz-Wright heads back to school — the school of Vegas when she attends Gondolier University at The Venetian. Will she graduate with honors? Check our our video and see.

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 […]

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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