Posts tagged as: Las Vegas Strip

Sirens of TI sail into sunset, but ships to remain

Sirens of TI sail into sunset, but ships to remain

With the recent announcement about the closure of  Sirens of TI at Treasure Island, rumors have been swirling as to what other changes might be underway for the pirate-themed Las Vegas Strip hotel. The saucy pirate show originally closed for a two-month hiatus on Oct. 20 as construction crews began working on a three-story, 48,000-square-foot [...]

Just a typical day at work: Rappelling on the Las Vegas Strip

Just a typical day at work: Rappelling on the Las Vegas Strip

My spidey senses were tingling — well, really that was probably just my legs shaking. It’s not every day you rappel 350 feet down Britney Spears’ face on the side of Planet Hollywood hotel in Las Vegas. I’m not afraid of heights. I’ve jumped off the Stratosphere on SkyJump Las Vegas and flown high above [...]

One Drop walk in Las Vegas to raise awareness about lack of water

One Drop walk in Las Vegas to raise awareness about lack of water

Help turn the Las Vegas Strip blue this weekend and help raise awareness for the millions of women and girls who are forced to walk miles and risk their lives to haul water to their families. Nonprofit organization One Drop is organizing the Oct. 5 charity walk, which starts at 8 a.m. at South Point [...]

Top 5 unique views of Vegas

Top 5 unique views of Vegas

No matter your view on Vegas, there is one issue on which we can all agree — Vegas offers some amazing, unparallelled views. Here are five ways to capture unique views of the Strip, downtown and Las Vegas valley: 1. An open-top bus Cruise the entire Las Vegas Strip (and on through downtown Las Vegas) [...]

Vegas Experts: On the Strip & Downtown with Big Bus Tours

VEGAS.com Expert Aleza Freeman cruises the Las Vegas Strip and downtown Las Vegas atop a London-style double-decker bus with Big Bus Tours.

Eli Roth’s Goretorium brings the spirit of Halloween to Vegas all year long

Eli Roth’s Goretorium brings the spirit of Halloween to Vegas all year long

If you love gore and wished that Halloween was more than once a year, then you’re in for a gruesome treat. Opening to the public on Sept. 27, Eli Roth’s Goretorium will be located on the Las Vegas Strip, directly across CityCenter and The Cosmopolitan above the Walgreen’s. Since this attraction is open year-round, it’s [...]

The best Strip views in Vegas

The best Strip views in Vegas

It’s the only place in the world where you can you see a pyramid, medieval castle, erupting volcano, pirate ship, the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower in the same place. Stretching out over four miles, the Las Vegas Strip is a greatest hits album in the form of real estate. If there’s one [...]

Vegas tours bring the heat this winter

Vegas tours bring the heat this winter

We know what you’re thinking. Why in the world would anyone want to take a tour this time of year? After all, nothing sounds better than snuggling up in a sweater by the fireplace or in the confines of your hotel room. Despite the cold temperatures, we suggest you don’t shy away from tours. You can [...]

Postcards & photos of Vegas then & now

Postcards & photos of Vegas then & now

Before everyone’s favorite stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard was known as the Las Vegas Strip, it was the sparser South Los Angeles Highway. The street’s first resort, El Rancho, opened in 1941, followed by the Last Fronteir in 1942 and the Flamingo in 1946. Of course, The Strip has undergone some major transformations and several implosions over the years and is [...]

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