16 Tips for your First Trip to Las Vegas

If you’re planning your first visit to Sin City, don’t worry – Las Vegas may seem complicated and overwhelming, but it is the entertainment capital of the world for a reason!

To help get you ready for your first trip to Las Vegas, we’ve compiled a list of tips to make sure you get the most out of your adventure. So let’s do as seasoned Vegas visitors do and jump right in!

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7 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Hoover Dam

Las Vegas may not be known for being a city of moderation, and the surrounding landscape is no exception. To the west you’ll find Death Valley – home to hottest recorded temperatures and the lowest point of elevation in North America – and to the east lies the incomparable majesty of the Grand Canyon, but one of the Southwest’s most impressive man-made sights is just a few miles to the southeast of Vegas – the Hoover Dam.

When you’re deeply ensconced in the bright lights and excitement of Las Vegas, it’s easy to forget that this imposing landmark is less than an hour away from the Strip. But more than one million people visit the Hoover Dam each year, and once you see the gracefully sloping concrete curve of the dam, it’s pretty clear why the Hoover Dam is such a big deal.
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8 Reasons Why You Should Visit the West Rim

When you see images of the Grand Canyon on television or in movies, chances are you’re seeing the South Rim. With so much attention focused on the South Rim’s attractions and viewpoints, it can be easy to forget that there are other regions of the Grand Canyon that are equally scenic – and sometimes even more picturesque – than the South Rim.

If you’re seeking a more rustic Grand Canyon adventure or don’t have as much time to visit the Grand Canyon, consider visiting the West Rim. Don’t worry about “missing out” on the Grand Canyon’s stunning vistas – there are many advantages to visiting the West Rim, including its equally breathtaking selection of viewpoints.
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