Whether you're a regular or have never been, we'll show you How to Vegas.
Let's face it, Vegas has a ton of things to do and sometimes you just don't know where to start. From ultimate pool parties to concerts to the world's best cuisine, Las Vegas has redefined entertainment.
You've got 72 hours to spend and you want to make the most of it or to see if Downtown Vegas might be the scene for you. Maybe you've only seen Vegas in the movies and don't know where to start, or perhaps your idea of a good vacation involves eating your way from one end of town to the other. Turning 21? It only happens once - so make the most of it.
In this section, we'll show you where to start, what to see and what to do. Whether you're a regular or have never been, we'll show you How To Vegas.
Las Vegas, an ever-changing fantasy-land of a city, has seen unbelievable expansion since it emerged from the desert just over 100 years ago.
The sights and sounds of Las Vegas are enjoyed by millions of visitors every year. They stay in some of the most glamorous, unique hotels in the world. They eat at five-star restaurants and expansive buffets. They play at casinos, pools, health spas and golf courses. Sometimes (many times, actually) they even marry each other.
You will be dazzled by Vegas, but the sheer number of things to see and do can seem overwhelming. A little advance planning will help you to enjoy your Vegas trip. Continue reading for basic visitor information (what to bring, things to know) and an overview of this special destination.
Electricity: The United States uses 110 to 120 volts AC (60 cycles). If visiting from outside of North America, you may require an electrical adapter for any electronics or appliances you want to bring. Las Vegas electrical outlets accept the standard North American plug with two flat parallel pins.
Emergencies: For police or medical assistance call 911 (toll-free).
Telephone Area Code: 702.
Tax: There is an 8.1% sales tax on purchases and a 12% tax on hotel rooms in Las Vegas. Properties near Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas incur a 13% tax on hotel rooms.