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The “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” Sign: Vegas’s Most Iconic Tourist Attraction

In Paris you have to see the Eiffel Tower. In New York City the Chrysler and Empire State buildings are a must. In Niagra you must see the falls. In Las Vegas, I believe you have to pay homage to the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada” sign. Betty Willis designed the sign in May […]... Read more

Las Vegas Hosts America’s No. 1 Tourist Attraction: The Fountains of Bellagio

Last month Americans voted. They selected the Fountains of Bellagio the numero uno tourist attraction in the US, according to TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards. Ah, they are a marvel. The Fountains sit in an 8.5-acre body of water, illuminated at night by about 5,000 lights. ¬†The majestic water streams come from 798 minishooters, 208 swaying […]... Read more

Las Vegas’s Dive-In Movies, Take 2

Las summer the pool at the Cosmopolitan premiered “Dive-in movies,” movies you could see every Monday night at the pool. This, however, is more an adult affair. Now there’s a family option, too. This summer Wet ‘n’ Wild reopened. The water park is hosting its own version of Dive in Movies every other Friday night. […]... Read more

The Shelby factory and musuem are moving to the Strip

We baby boomers grew up loving our muscle cars. We venerated Carroll Shelby, the designer of the Shelby Mustang. Shelby founded Shelby American in 1962. The race car driver turned entrepreneur moved the company from South California to Las Vegas in the mid-1990s. Today it is the only automobile manufacturer in Nevada. (Bet you didn’t […]... Read more

Fly to Vegas and rent a Ferrari

If you want Strip valets and everyone in the cab line to take notice, drive up in a Ferrari. Although you might not have the $200,000 to buy one, you can rent one here in LVNV. Just get off your plane (no one knows if you flew first class or coach) and head to the […]... Read more

Dig this!

Las Vegas is so boring we know you’re looking for something fun to do. So why not play with heavy construction equipment? That’s right, boys and girls. Head out to the Dig This Heavy Equipment Playground. Don a hard hat and neon yellow vest and become king of the construction site. For $249 you can […]... Read more

Test your skills as a fighter pilot

The pilots at Sky Combat Ace certainly disagree with Cole Porter: “Flying too high in the sky with some guy is my idea of nothing to do.” (Anything Goes.) You can get a kick out of flying a fighter jet, a real adrenaline rush. (Just ask Iceman.) Ever been to an airshow? You’ll know exactly […]... Read more

Horses visiting Vegas love their barn concierge

I have competition in the concierge category. Meet Charles Cain, South Point Casino barn concierge. Barn concierge. Who knew? Cain plays host to more than 1,600 horses and their owners every year. When those duallies pull up in the South Point parking lot, Cain’s job is to make sure both the horses and their owners […]... Read more

Visit a Cat House while in Vegas. No, not that kind!

You loved training your dog. How would you like to train (or even just hold) a lion cub? You can when you visit the Lion Habitat Ranch in Henderson. (It’s really called the Cat House Inc. but there are so many of them in Clark County we locals dubbed it the Lion Habitat Ranch to […]... Read more

Ladies: Make a date with a stripper pole

Admit it. You’re read all three 50 Shades of Grey books. You are not ready to join the lifestyle just yet. However, learning how to act sexier is now on your to-do list. Here in Las Vegas there are three studios that offer pole dancing classes: 1. Stripper 101 ¬†inside the Miracle Mile Shops at […]... Read more