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6 Las Vegas Travel Tips

Posted On: 07/08/2016

If you want to make sure you have the most fun in Las Vegas, these six travel tips can help!

  1. Be Careful Where You Step

    Don’t be fooled, your hotel is further than it seems. You may be able to see it from McCarran airport or it may look close on map, but your eyes may be deceived. This isn’t a desert mirage. The Las Vegas Strip is four miles long and because buildings are so close together, they appear closer than they really are. Through in the heat and walking can be a recipe for disaster. Use walkways when possible as well as the Las Vegas Monorail or airport shuttles.

  2. Have Sunscreen, Will Travel

    Always be prepared and have water, sunscreen, and a lightweight Coat on Hand. Water and sunscreen are no brainers. Stay hydrated and sunburn free. Even in winter or fall in Las Vegas, sunscreen is always highly recommended. But why bring a lightweight jacket in the summer? Remember that has hot as it is outside, the AC is cranked up on the inside. A casino floor could be freezing, and you’ll be very glad you have a jacket on hand.

  3. Avoid Dinner Rush!

    The dinner rush is one of the busiest times in Las Vegas. Even though it’s a city that never sleeps, everyone seems to still eat dinner at the same time! If possible try to avoid dinner plans between 6-8 pm. This is particularly important if you plan on visiting one of Las Vegas’ famous buffets, as buffet lines can get crazy at peak dinner times. Try planning for meals at 5 pm or after 8 pm if possible.

  4. Explore Las Vegas

    The Strip is tons of fun, but it’s not the only thing that Las Vegas has to offer. Try getting away from Strip for a while. For anyone looking for an active adventure, you can go hiking at Mt. Charleston or kayaking on Lake Mead. For sightseers, schedule a tour of Hoover Dam or the Grand Canyon.

  5. Travel on a Wednesday

    Las Vegas takes working for the weekend very seriously. By Friday night, Las Vegas is always at full swing. So, anyone flying into Las Vegas, the best idea may be to book a flight midweek. Some of the best hotel deals are also available during the week.

  6. Pack Light & Bring Your Own Everything

    These seem counterintuitive, but the best rule of thumb is to pack light, but try to bring everything you need. This may require some serious puzzle master packing skills. Try to fit everything you need into one compact bag. When traveling bring everything you’ll think you’ll need – gum, blanket, travel pillow, sweater, iPod, charging cables, and headphones.