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3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
Due to its prime location and sophisticated design, one thing you're guaranteed to get when you stay at The Cosmopolitan is a stellar view. Every room has a balcony — a wonderful vantage point for viewing the city's lights. Though the views...
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6800 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89146, USA
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Don't let the nondescript exterior fool you—Hash House A Go Go takes its farm-to-table seriously, and in a big way. Artfully arranged meats and produce (or eggs and waffles if you're in for breakfast) dwarf normal portions here, making meals...
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770 Las Vegas Boulevard North, Las Vegas, NV 89101, USA
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Reservations required—and no wonder. The tours at the Neon Museum sell out months in advance. A walk through the museum's famous "Boneyard" (where neon goes to die) is fascinating, from motel row to the first integrated casino (one that shut...
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525 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101, USA
As part of the downtown revitalization renaissance, one of the new, interesting places to open in the area has been Commonwealth, a stylish Prohibition-era cocktail bar complete with its own speakeasy. The cocktail menu consists of two types of...
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1 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89101, USA
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Oscar's Steakhouse boasts one of the best views in Las Vegas -- at 1 S Main Street at the Plaza Hotel, it overlooks bustling Fremont Street downtown. Named after our famous mob attorney-turned mayor Oscar Goodman (after he was term limited-out,...
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Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV, USA
Yeah Baby! The Strip might get all the attention, but if you want the real Vegas the only place to go is Fremont St. With its enclosed light show of a ceiling, freak show of people watching, and rock 'n' roll show of live entertainers you could be...
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301 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101, USA
The D's Italian steakhouse, Andiamo, is the number one place to go for an old-school vibe that offers five-star food -- and doesn't require going off the beaten path. Located on Fremont Street in the heart of downtown (with easy parking), Andiamo...
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2000 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104, USA
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You can see all of Las Vegas from the city’s highest watering hole, 800 feet above the Strip. The scene is hectic, but a Jet Fuel cocktail will take the edge off. (702) 380-7777. Read Bob Guccione Jr.'s Spin the Globe story on Las Vegas. This...
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2535 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
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Rather than diving right into the hard stuff, sip one of the 35 craft beers on tap at the new SLS hotel’s Umami Burger beer garden. Pair it with an Umami pork belly sausage, served only at these bar stools. For more drinking tips, check out our...
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2985 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
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Open 24 hours a day, Peppermill is an age-old diner that is both stuck in the past and hasn't gone out of style. It's one of the few free-standing restaurants still in existence on the Strip, and the tacky neon fascade makes it hard to miss in its...
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3131 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
Opened in 2008, the Encore at Wynn serves as the hipper, 2.0 version of the slightly older Wynn Resort, which is next door. The Encore’s 2,034 rooms, starting at 745 square feet, are among the largest in Las Vegas. The most opulent of them,...
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3131 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
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There is no shortage of bars in Las Vegas, but if I am going to relax from all the craziness that is Vegas and have a drink, my preference is to do it in a beautiful location like the Parasol Up at the Winn. There is a beautiful view of the Lake...
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3325 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
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Celebrity restaurateurs Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich serve the finest steaks in town. They match their spectacular all-beef tasting menu with a vast wine list. (701) 789-4141. Read Bob Guccione Jr.'s Spin the Globe story on Las Vegas. This...
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3355 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
Bouchon Bakery, with its origins in Yountville, California, and under the aegis of world renowned chef Thomas Keller of the French Laundry, now has three locations—and, lucky enough for Vegas, one of them is on the Strip. The menu is classic...
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3355 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
We had the fabulous opportunity to spend a week at the Venetian and here are my findings. I loved it the minute I got out of the taxi. It has an opulent front entrance, with a massive ceiling adorned with frescoes. Inside you are greeted with more...
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3377 S Las Vegas Blvd #2001, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
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If you can't see your favorite celebrity in person, the next best thing may be seeing his or her likeness sculpted from wax. At Madame Tussauds, dozens of celebrities ranging from political leaders and rock stars to Las Vegas icons and the world's...
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3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
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Their popular show closed abruptly with Roy’s injury in 2003, but the famous animal trainers and illusionists have established a research and education center. It teems with lions, tigers, leopards, black panthers, and bottlenose...
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3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
My favorite part of the Bellagio hotel is the lovely Conservatory & Botanical Gardens that features a range of exhibits throughout the year. Holland was the theme of this exhibit, packed with tulips and brightly colored poppies. The Conservatory &...
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3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
There's something electrifying about catching a view of the Las Vegas Strip, lit up in all its neon glory, 46 stories above the city's streets. While there are plenty of vantage points along Las Vegas Boulevard, the scene caught from the viewing...
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3752 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
With a level of service that the huge hotels cannot come close to, the 392-room Mandarin Oriental is one of the rare, non-casino luxury hotels that provide an almost residence-like respite within steps of all that makes Las Vegas Las Vegas....
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3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119, USA
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The Shark Reef Aquarium can be counted among the new generation of underwater experiences, giving visitors the sense that they're immersed, or at least surrounded, by some of the most striking marine creatures on the planet (including some 15...
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9480 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89123, USA
The fresh and local food movement has hit Vegas in recent years, and the fresh52 farmers and artisan market is a great way to discover the best that Vegas has to offer. Also, the Sunday markets often feature live entertainment, chef's...
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You can drop your dollar bills on the poker table, or you can take them to the Pinball Hall of Fame, where Las Vegas visitors of all ages can enjoy playing classic arcade games (namely pinball machines). Encompassing 10,000 square feet, the...
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953 E Sahara Ave E-10, Las Vegas, NV 89104, USA
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Komol Restaurant has been around since 1986 for a reason, and is a favorite of both locals and tourists alike. Using traditional Thai cooking techniques, Komol is also unafraid of the occasional modern twist, and offers an extensive vegetarian...