"Retro" is back in Downtown Las Vegas
Think "Rat Pack," "Swingers" and the "Fremont Street Experience"
Hoover Dam: Engineering marvel and must-see landmark
Book Hoover Dam tours from Las Vegas
Grand Canyon helicopter tours from Las Vegas are a must-do
Book an exhilarating helicopter tour down to the Canyon floor.
The Las Vegas Strip glitters at night.
Book resorts and hotels on the Las Vegas Strip
Find impressive resorts, casinos and golf - even off The Strip
Book off-strip hotels in Lake Las Vegas, Summerlin and Green Valley Ranch
Grand Canyon West Rim Skywalk, only 4 hours from Las Vegas
Book helicopter, air and bus tours to the Skywalk
Las Vegas, Nevada
Enjoy nearby Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and the West Rim
Las Vegas, Nevada, though a 5-hour drive to the South Rim and a 4-hour drive to the West Rim, is an important Gateway to the Grand Canyon. Many visitors to Las Vegas make a full-day trip to the West Rim or the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, and more often than not, do so on a Las Vegas Grand Canyon tour by helicopter, airplane or bus coach. And we probably don't have to explain that Las Vegas hotels and resorts have an allure beyond comfortable accommodations. Find tours to Grand Canyon from Las Vegas that include Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon Skywalk, helicopter and airplane flights over the Strip and the Grand Canyon, and much more. Check out our list of Las Vegas hotels and resorts in each of the following most-popular areas: On The Strip, Off The Strip and Downtown.
One of the most popular Las Vegas area attractions, Hoover Dam is an engineering wonder, a piece of American history and a work of art. Experience Hoover Dam from three distinct perspectives: an eagle-eye view from a helicopter or air tour; an up-close walking and driving tour; or from a boat on the Colorado River below. Any way you see Hoover Dam, it's a perfect complement to your Las Vegas Grand Canyon tour.
Take a walk over the West Rim of the Grand Canyon's edge on the first-ever 4,000-foot high glass bridge. This attraction is located only 3 hours away from Las Vegas by road and less than an hour by air. Experience an eagle-eye view of Lake Mead and Hoover Dam on your way to the Grand Canyon on a premier helicopter tour from Las Vegas. The Skywalk is an opportunity to see the Grand Canyon like never before.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas Hotels and Resorts
Las Vegas, Nevada is home to over a half-million residents, but is visited by 36 million people each year (2009). The jewel of the city is The Strip, the north-south stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard from Sahara Avenue down to Sunset Road. Along The Strip, visitors find popular Las Vegas casino resort hotels such as Bellagio, Wynn, Caesar's Palace, Venetian, Encore, MGM Grand, Planet Hollywood and many more. With miles of walkable sidewalks, thousands of cabs and even casino-to-casino monorails dotted up and down The Strip, visitors can explore Las Vegas all day and all night.
Downtown Las Vegas is the original heart of Las Vegas gaming and tourism and has been revitalized over the past decade with the development of the $70 million Fremont Street Experience, a covered Downtown attraction that connects local casinos to the street through more than 2 million lights and the world's largest audio-video system. The result is an experience in multi-sensory entertainment and a unique setting for nightly shows, special events, fine-dining, entertainment and concerts.
Beyond The Strip, visitors will find everything from near-Strip resort hotel casinos like the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, The Palms and the Rio, to upscale non-gaming hotels by Hyatt, Marriott, Starwood, Hilton and more. You'll also find budget-friendly motels and hotels off The Strip, even timeshares and vacation rentals. Some visitors find paradise in the Las Vegas hotels and resorts further beyond The Strip in outlying desert suburbs like Summerlin, Henderson, Boulder City, and Lake Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Grand Canyon Tours and Things to Do
Las Vegas visitors who want to experience the Grand Canyon on a Las Vegas Grand Canyon tour have several choices and ways to customize their trip based on all kinds of factors like type of adventure, budget, time allowed, and desired views and attractions. For example, visitors with only a half-day to see the Grand Canyon will want to check out a Las Vegas Grand Canyon helicopter or air tour, and can choose between the seeing the Skywalk at the West Rim or all that Grand Canyon National Park service offers at the South Rim. Or, visitors with a whole day and a smaller budget to spend can board a bus/coach tour and check out Hoover Dam on the way to either the West Rim or South Rim.
Whether you board a Grand Canyon tour from Las Vegas or drive yourself, don't miss nearby Las Vegas area attractions like Hoover Dam, the Valley of Fire, Grand Canyon West Rim and the glass Skywalk, Grand Canyon Caverns near Peach Springs and the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon RailwayTravel the historic rail line to the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon. [more...]
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