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The newly renovated rooms at Golden Nugget are as good as gold

With Christmas fast approaching, everyone’s thoughts are focused on gift giving…or, let’s be honest, gift getting. And what better thing to bestow or receive than a stay at a fine hotel in downtown Vegas? In early August, Golden Nugget (its name alone implies luxury) began a major undertaking – renovating…

The best hotels in Vegas for: Hipsters

So you’re coming to Vegas. You’ll need a room. Obviously. But which hotel is most appropriate for you? Finding the perfect place to stay can take your vacation from great (a visit to Sin City is never anything less) to “OMG! This is greatest trip of all time.” It’s just…

Hotels in Vegas are generating a greener future

When you think of Vegas, saving precious resources isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Drinking to the point of passing out. Oh yeah. Partying until the wee hours. Naturally. Pigging out at the buffets. Of course. Wagering next month’s rent at the blackjack tables. Uh, really you should…

Downtown Las Vegas gets a new Oasis

You could say that Tony Hsieh takes rundown buildings on their last legs and turns them into oases once again bustling with life. Last week the Zappos CEO, who is passionate about transforming downtown Las Vegas, was on hand for the ribbon cutting to launch the Oasis at Gold Spike.…

Vegas.com’s Halloween Countdown: Scarefest

With Halloween on the horizon (it’s next Friday people), our countdown continues. Are you excited? Of course, you are! Instead of good-spirited fun fit for family and friends, today we’re tracking down terror. That’s right – five of the scariest, creepiest and most terrifying attractions are located in and around…

The best things about the new Delano Las Vegas

You’ll never be caught between a rock and a hard place at Delano Las Vegas. But when you enter the stylish new resort, you will have to walk between a divided rock – a 700-million-year-old metaquartzite, to be exact. It stands 10 feet tall and tips the scales at 126,000…

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…

How to throw the best bachelorette party in Vegas

Although it’s hard to tell whether “Bridesmaids” raised or lowered the bar on bachelorette parties, the movie did show that female friendships are every bit as strong as bromances. We’re not saying that your bride-to-be wants a weekend of stag-like outrageousness that ends when she pukes or passes out in…

Seven striking things at the SLS Las Vegas

Vegas hotels are like babies. Although easy to conceive, they are hard to deliver. And each arrival is greeted by clamoring crowds, all eager to check out the newborn on the block. Well, there’s been a recent birth at the north end of the Las Vegas Strip: SLS Las Vegas Hotel…

How to drink up a storm in Vegas

Early this week a tornado touched down in Clark County, approximately 25 miles southeast of the Las Vegas Strip. Don’t worry. Nobody got hurt. As far as tornadoes go, this was a mellow one. It lasted about 30 seconds and it logged in at the lowest ranking possible on the…

10 must-visit lobby bars in Las Vegas

It might be hard to believe that some of the best places to spend an evening in Las Vegas are just steps away from your hotel’s front desk. Unlike other cities, the lobby bars here are not necessarily reserved for quiet conversation…nor are they always the precursors to other more…