Las Vegas New Year’s Eve 2019 Guide

Christmas in Las Vegas may be extravagant, but when it comes to over-the-top holiday celebrations, New Year’s Eve in Sin City tops even the tallest Christmas tree on the Strip.

Every NYE, the entire Strip is shut down to vehicle traffic and transforms into one giant block party attended by over 300,000 people. At midnight, casinos up and down the Strip launch a choreographed fireworks show, while indoors, showrooms boast the hottest entertainment, and nightclubs are packed with revellers ringing in the new year on the dancefloor.

The key to celebrating New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas is to plan ahead and book early, so if you’re looking to usher in 2019 in Las Vegas, make sure you check out our guide.

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Dashing Down the Strip: Walking Tour of the Best Las Vegas Christmas Light Displays, Events, & Attractions (map included)

Las Vegas is known for doing everything to the max, and Christmas is no exception. Every year, casinos and attractions throughout Sin City aim to outdo each other with elaborate holiday displays and celebrations, resulting in a festive explosion of twinkling lights, sky-high Christmas trees, and holiday activities.

It may not be at the top of your list of potential winter vacation spots, but there’s no place like Las Vegas for the holidays. Visiting Las Vegas at Christmas is a great option for every traveler, from families with children to those looking to put the “sin” in Sin City. Family-friendly displays take over resort lobbies and other Las Vegas attractions, and since everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, party-goers don’t have to worry about ending up on Santa’s naughty list or finding coal in their stockings on Christmas morning.

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When Is The Best Time of Year to Visit the Grand Canyon?

If the Grand Canyon is at the top of your travel list, your first question may not be what Rim to visit or whether to drive yourself or take a guided tour—it’s when you should visit.

The best way to decide what time of year is best for your Grand Canyon adventure is to think about what you want to do when you’re there. Before you book a flight, consider what activities appeal to you most. For example:

  • Do you want to hike? Are you happy to hike along the Rim Trail, or do you want to trek into the Grand Canyon?
  • Do you want to camp or stay overnight, or would you prefer a day trip?
  • Are you interested in an airplane or helicopter flight, or how about a floor landing?
  • Do you want to see the Skywalk?
  • Are you travelling with kids?
  • Are you keen to go whitewater rafting on the Colorado River?

If your biggest priority is simply to see the sights and snap some photos, you’ll have a little more flexibility over your timeline, but some activities, such as camping, hiking, and rafting, are easier (and cheaper) to book during certain months. Whatever your preference is, our guide can help you choose the perfect time of year to visit the Grand Canyon.

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Las Vegas Lingo: 35 Terms You’ll Hear Around Your Hotel

You’ve done your research, booked your flights, and packed your bags—you’re off to Vegas baby! Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned Vegas veteran, it pays to familiarize yourself with some of Sin City’s unique terminology before you visit, especially if you’re a fish and you plan to spend any time on the casino floor. Here are 35 terms you need to know—but probably don’t—before you hit the town:

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9 Reasons to Visit Death Valley Next Time You’re in Las Vegas

If you’re searching for an excursion beyond the limits of Las Vegas but don’t have the time to journey to the Grand Canyon, don’t despair. Between the Valley of Fire to east, Red Rock Canyon to the north, and Death Valley to the west, there is no shortage of nearby places to visit from Las Vegas.

We’ve already covered why you should visit Red Rock Canyon and the Valley of Fire. Next up: Death Valley.

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