What Makes Las Vegas So Special?
There are many popular tourist destinations across the United States for UK travellers to fall in love with. Families often head towards Florida for the fabulous attractions and theme parks. New York is also very popular, with all types of travellers flocking to visit one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Shopaholics tend to choose holidays in Los Angeles where they can recreate the lives of their favourite A-list celebs. However, one place in America that has been consistently favoured by tourists is Las Vegas, the resort where people find themselves returning year on year.
The city of Vegas has something special about it that is hard to put your finger on. People who haven’t visited before may well have a picture of it in their heads based on Las Vegas’ portrayal in the popular media. The city is the star of many films throughout the history of cinema, whether it be the gangster typical Goodfellas, the Oceans films or the recent comedy smash hit, The Hangover.
Unlike other traditional holiday resorts where the beach or a nearby city is the main allurement, in Las Vegas it is the hotels themselves that are one of people’s main reasons to visit. There are many extraordinary hotels in Las Vegas that all have something different to offer visitors. The Bellagio hotel has spectacular dancing fountains that are free for anyone to come and watch. The Mirage Hotel has a replica volcano that erupts nightly and makes a great photo opportunity. These are just some of the examples of free attractions in Las Vegas… but to have some real fun you will need to pay! As you may have seen in the movies, there is a huge selection of places throughout the city where you can gamble. As long as you are sensible and know your limits, playing the games and machines in the casinos makes for a lot of fun, already when you don’t win!
Las Vegas is also known for the extravagant shows it offers. With magic, musicals and cabaret shows on characterize, there is something for all the family. However, if the hustle and bustle of the city gets too much and you fancy seeing one of the greatest sights on the planet, then why not take the time to visit the Grand Canyon? On foot or by helicopter, you are sure to have your breath taken away. To find out why Las Vegas is so special, you really do need to visit for yourself!