Las Vegas epitomizes the best and worst of American culture. Besides Broadway it represents the best of live entertainment in America. Whether you’re into magic, dancing, or naked women, you can find it all along one notorious strip.
It is a city with some of the countries most glamorous and unique hotels and restaurants. If you’re in need of some NYC, head to New York, New York, and grab yourself a hotdog. If your feeling Medieval, try Lancelot and chow down on whole legs of lamb.
But everything that makes Las Vegas so grand and unique, is also what makes it such a cultureless crap hole. It is a gambling mecca and embodies America’s culture of capitalism. It is superficial, gaudy, and greed driven. It is a place where dreams come to fruition or die in vain.
Despite all this, if you’re visiting the US, it is definitely a city that you won’t want to miss. In the following guide you will find everything you need to know about experiencing Las Vegas in all it’s faces.
How To Get To Vegas
Traveling to Las Vegas from nearly every major city in the US is often relatively cheap. The city and it’s casinos is entirely driven by gambling tourists and often help subsidize flights. Check South West Airlines, America, US, and Jet Blue for cheap tickets.
Where To Stay In Vegas
With so many hotels in Vegas, it’s hard to know which one to choose. If you’re into arcade games and the circus, you’ll want to check out Circus Circus. If you’re looking for nightly shows, check out Luxor. For shoping in a Venice like setting, check out the Venician Since, almost every hotel offers standard rooms for relatively cheap, between 30 and 70$ a night, the hotel you chose depends on your preference. Since you can enter every hotel, you might as well choose the one with the cheapest rooms.
How To Win Big
The best way to win big in Las Vegas is to refrain from gambling completely. The real winners are those who take advantage of all the cheap buffets and cheap room rates without losing any money to the casino. Although Las Vegas is known for it’s gambling, the fact is you don’t have to gamble. Gabling can be done anywhere these days at countless sites. There’s no need to go all the way to Vegas to do it.
Things To Do Besides Gambling
Las Vegas offers loads to do besides gambling. You can take a helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon, ride dune buggies or dirt bikes in the desert, go shopping at unique pawn shops, hit the theatre, lounge in the pool, or ride roller coasters. If you decide on doing any of these activities you will be more of a winner than most.
If you’re looking for a vacation that will give you insight into the best and worst America has to offer, Las Vegas is the place. If you want to stay cheap, take advantage of the cheap rooms, giveaways and freebies on the strip, and be sure to stay away from the tables or slots.
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