Las Vegas is one of the most famous vacation destinations in the world. Sin City, as it is affectionately nicknamed, is a small universe of endless entertainment complete with hundreds of world-famous live shows, several theme parks, and some of the most extravagant hotels and casinos in the world.
Las Vegas is served by McCarran International Airport
and Las Vegas Airport, located in North Las Vegas.
Of course gambling is the most prevalent activity in Vegas, but the city offers much more than that for those seeking a different sense of adventure and excitement. The city's proximity to the Grand Canyon makes it a must-see for nature enthusiasts, and most of the casinos and hotels along the famous Strip also offer spectacular live shows and exhibits for those who aren't interested in the gambling tables. Hotels on the famous Strip feature ongoing attractions such as a musical fountains and live shows, while the neon-illuminated pedestrian streets and Cirque du Soleil
, dazzle people every night.
While Las Vegas is mostly synonymous with glamour and nighttime entertainment, the area is also a favorite among rugged outdoors enthusiasts. The desert is a visually stunning landscape and a great place for those interested in camping, hiking, or rock climbing at Red Rock Mountains
, easily the best rock climbing experience in the country.
There’s much more to see and learn about Las Vegas, and the interactive map is a great way to continue uncovering all the important landmarks and attractions of this vibrant city.