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Top 10 Amazing Reasons to Visit Las Vegas

Here’s our take on the Top 10 Reasons To Visit Las Vegas and of course this is just the opinion of VisitVegasNow.org. There are actually hundreds of reason to come visit this amazing place!

1.  The Strip

Nowhere are the glitz and glitter of Las Vegas, or its ambivalence, so apparent as along the Strip. This 6-km long thoroughfare (actually a section of Las Vegas Boulevard) is the entertainment capital of the world and home to many of the largest hotels and casinos on the planet. The extravaganza of both its adult entertainment and family favourites makes Las Vegas a city of superlatives. The Strip is a master of reinvention, selling itself on seemingly contradictory values: hedonism one decade, family fun the next.

2. The Hoover Dam

Before the construction of the Hoover Dam early last century, the mighty Colorado River frequently flooded countless acres of farmland in southern California and Mexico. A series of studies into how to tame the rampaging river led in 1928 to the Boulder Canyon Project Act and the subsequent construction of the dam. This colossus of concrete – a triumph of engineering – not only provides flood control and generates electricity, but is also a huge tourist attraction, with nearly a million visitors a year.

3.  Glitter Gulch

During the 1980s and early 1990s, as the strip became ever more glamorous, the downtown area – including the stretch along Fremont Street known as Glitter Gulch – went further and further into decline. City fathers and casino owners alike agreed that something had to be done to reverse the process and took action to see that it was. The resulting efforts have revitalized the area. Development is ongoing, with the opening of new restaurants and cocktail bars offering a greater range of entertainment for visitors.

4. Bellagio

11 thoughts on “Top 10 Amazing Reasons to Visit Las Vegas

  1. The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace is a great area to visit . The stores great to visits. We enjoy the fountain light show while there

  2. WOW – Thank you for the insight. This would be amazing. We have not had the opportunity to physically visit Las Vegas, although, we have been there in our dreams, through the eyes of others and by connecting via websites like yourself! Thank you for the opportunity Visit Las Vegas Now.org – Good Luck Everyone!!

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