Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the region, if not the country, featuring a variety of dining establishments, bars, clubs and theaters. It's also a quickly growing community that's attracting a mix of young families, those working for local technology businesses and people working in the tourism industry. If you think of Vegas as just high rollers and glitzy nightlife, you might reconsider after a stroll through the city's thriving arts district, where you'll find boutiques, good eats and cultural venues galore.
Did You Know?
In 1910, legislators passed a law that prohibited gambling throughout the state. Legalized gambling was later approved in 1931, and the rest is history.
Las Vegas Apartments and Neighborhoods
If you're looking to rent an apartment in Las Vegas, check out the following neighborhoods:
Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas
Looking for something to do beyond the neon glitz and glamor? See Vegas in a whole new light when you explore these top 5 Las Vegas adventures:
Free Things to Do in Las Vegas
There are plenty of free attractions in Las Vegas, and these are the top five we recommend:
For Families with Kids
The city's above-average education system includes five schools ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the country's best in 2017. You can start your kids on the path to learning with a trip to Discovery Children's Museum, where they can stage a puppet show, solve a series of fun mysteries or tinker in the test lab.
Vegas Outdoor Activities
Las Vegas offers dozens of golf courses, dog parks and natural areas, including Calico Basin Red Springs, a preserve that's popular with locals for its rocky outcroppings, hiking trails, picnic shelters and sweeping views of Red Rock Canyon.
Dining & Nightlife
No matter what you're craving, you can find it in Las Vegas, from delicacies created by such celebrity chefs as Gordon Ramsay and Nobu to 24-hour diners serving the best comfort food around. After you've had your fill, go party in one of the countless clubs and casinos along The Strip, or unwind in a low-key lounge closer to downtown.
Getaways from Las Vegas
The distance from Las Vegas to Santa Monica, Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach near Los Angeles is less than 300 miles, perfect for a California weekend of surfing and sightseeing.
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