Its obvious, this is the place to be when you go to Las Vegas,
as many of the largest hotel, casino and resort properties in the
world are located on the world famous Las Vegas Strip. Nineteen
of the world's twenty-five largest hotels by room count are on the
Strip, with a total of over 67,000 rooms. One of the most visible
aspects of Las Vegas' cityscape is its use of dramatic architecture.
The modernization of hotels, casinos, restaurants, and residential
high-rises on the Strip has established the city as one of the most
popular destinations for tourists.
Hoover Dam, located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas on U.S. 93,
is open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Summer is the busiest
season. Visitor Center hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; the parking garage,
8 a.m. to 6 p.m., fee $7 (cash only). For more information, visit
Stratosphere Casino Hotel and Tower
Choose from a variety of headline acts. Thrill to the hottest new
casino games. Lose yourself in a day of pampering. Or just relax,
Vegas style. It's all part of the experience at the Stratosphere
Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Conveniently located near the Strip
Trolley and monorail, this Las Vegas Strip hotel casino puts you
close to all the action.
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas
Las Vegas is a 24 hour show where fun is big business and the parched
desert landscape has been conquered by rhinestones and feathers.
Las Vegas is also the scene of technological triumphs such as the
Hoover Dam and the Nevada Nuclear Test Site. The Nevada State Museum,
Las Vegas welcomes you to experience the story behind the neon lights
and littering show rooms.