Winter, Spring, Autumn
December – February
LCY → LAS
Visa Waiver Program
Up to 90 days
Taxi: 10 £GBP (15 min)
Shuttle: 4 £GBP (15 min)
Travel insurance is recommended
The saying goes “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” and that provides you with every excuse to cut loose and let your hair down on a holidays in Las Vegas. Las Vegas is called the “Entertainment Capital of the World” and for good reason. Experience the world-famous hotels and casinos that line Vegas’ main drag, the Strip, and host the best restaurants, shows and clubs in Vegas.
A Las Vegas holiday can range from a wild weekend to a relaxing break in the lap of luxury. Las Vegas, a city that never really sleeps, is a neon jungle of excitement, whether you are planning to tour the Grand Canyon, to experience Las Vegas' legendary nightlife in the casinos and nightclubs, or want a romantic retreat.
Las Vegas holidays are perfect for going on a shopping spree as well as taking your chances up against the other high-rollers in the casinos. Travel to New York, Egypt, Paris and Venice in a day, relax poolside, get married by Elvis, or ride on a roller coaster on top of a towering hotel, Las Vegas offers something for everyone.
Due to Las Vegas’ location in the Mojave Desert the climate is a subtropical to hot desert. With an average of about 310 sunny days per year Las Vegas is has plentiful sunshine. Spring and autumn (fall) are the most popular seasons to visit Las Vegas as temperatures from June to September – the summer months – tend to be very hot and mostly dry. In July the daily average temperature is 33.6 degrees Celsius (92.5 Fahrenheit) and there is little drop in temperature after dark, often remaining at 27 degrees Celsius (80 Fahrenheit). Every year there is an average of 134 days of 32 degree Celsius (90 Fahrenheit) or more temperatures, and typically 74 days of 38 degree Celsius (100 Fahrenheit) or more highs. Winter in Las Vegas is short and temperatures are mild. December is the coldest month with an average temperature of 8.7 degrees Celsius (47.7 Fahrenheit).
Las Vegas hotels are some of the most extravagant and flashy in the world. From themed resorts to hotels linked to casinos, the accommodation options in the middle of Nevada’s desert are limitless.
The Auto Collections at The Quad is a huge classic car showroom dealing in more than 200 fully restored cars ranging in price from $15,000 to several million. The collection covers 11,600 square metres (125,000 square feet) and each car is unique.
The Botanical Gardens at Bellagio is a large flower garden based inside the casino.
On Las Vegas Boulevard you’ll find the Flamingo Garden. It’s a 6 hectare (15 acre) garden populated by Flamingos and other exotic birds.
The Fountains of the Bellagio put on spectacular musical display every 15 minutes in the evenings and also every hour on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
Fremont Street Experience and Viva Vision from sundown to 12.00am a multimedia show is displayed on huge canopy above this pedestrian mall just outside the downtown casinos.
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas on South Las Vegas Boulevard features seven themed rooms. One is based on a Hollywood party attended by wax likenesses of A-list celebrities, another is a sports arena with some of the sporting world’s most recognisable faces
Mob Attraction at Tropicana on South Las Vegas Boulevard offers an entertainment experience takes guests on interactive journey through the world of organised crime.
The Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas displays the notorious battle between organised crime and law enforcement via high-tech theatre presentations, artifacts, and interactive exhibits.
The highlight at the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay is walking through a transparent tunnel with sharks, sea turtles and fish swimming around you on all sides. Admission is $16.
The Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park features more than 150 species of plants and animals.
World's Largest Golden Nugget is on display at the back of the casino at the Golden Nugget Hotel, you can even hold it. Also at the hotel is The Tank a $30 million complex with a shark tank, a three-storey waterslide and seven private cabanas. Entrance is $20.
The Volcano at The Mirage, eruptions begin at 6.00 pm until 11.00 pm every evening.
Take your pick from world famous casinos, roller coasters, spectacular stage shows featuring big name acts and famed nightclubs.
Las Vegas’ famed casinos are among the biggest and best in the world, check out the MGM Grand’s impressive casino, or watch time simply disappear at the Paris, where the sky is always a beautiful shade of blue. The 6.4-kilometre (4-mile) Las Vegas Strip, which runs from Mandalay Bay to the Sahara Casino, is home to many extravagant mega-casinos, where you can try your hand at a range of classic casino games.
Las Vegas is only 400 kilometres (250 miles) from Grand Canyon National Park and many holidaymakers opt to fly there by helicopter.
Family-friendly entertainment can be found at many of the truly staggering number of concerts and magic shows held in Las Vegas’ convention centres and hotel ballrooms.
Some of the most famous restaurants in the city include Del Frisco’s, Michael’s Gourmet Room and Roy’s. For authentic American cuisine, there are many great diners and fast food outlets to choose from.
The Adventuredome at Circus Circus is the largest indoor theme park in the US with some 25 rides and attractions for all ages. Individual tickets or all day ride passes are available.
Las Vegas is home to a number of golf courses, so there's always somewhere to perfect your swing.
Las Vegas is also home to great shopping from discount outlets, to luxurious malls and some of them can be found at the casinos such as The Venetian’s Grand Canal Shoppes or The Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace.