20 Travel Mementos to Bring Home from Las Vegas

20 Travel Mementos to Bring Home from Las Vegas

You may have kept on the run, had some fun in Las Vegas and, unless it cost you the very last dime, you might want to pick up something memorable to bring home, other than a handful of uncashed casino chips. In fact, you might as well be surprised to know there is something else in Vegas, apart from the chips, worth picking up. To find out what exactly, check out the list of 20 Vegas-produced items that may attest to your swingin' time in the Sin City.
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1. Custom Poker Chips

Custom Poker Chips
Now that Hold’em poker is a game everyone’s heard of, setting up a poker night with your buddies is easy and Spinetti’s Gaming Supplies has every kind of gaming device and accessory you’ll need. From craps, blackjack, roulette, keno, and the wheel of fortune, they’ve got it all.
For the poker aficionado, chips are made in 3 different materials. The finest chips are made of clay and usually have a cloth inlay in the center. You can easily identify these chips in casinos as the chips that show edge wear. Plastic chips are the cheapest, they are very lightweight, and usually have a gold or silver hot-stamp design in the center. And, of course, there are the epoxy blend chips that have a photo or graphic design printed on each side.
When it comes to home poker, the sky is the limit. You can buy an inexpensive set of 300 chips for as little as $20 or upgrade to a set of clay chips with custom inlay, personalized carrying case and playing cards for as little as $300. You can, of course, spend more on chips with fancy inlays, personalized playing cards, an exotic wood carrying case, and even your own custom-designed 9-man poker table, but most players are happy with a 500-chip set with box and cards for $99.
Where to find it:
Spinettis Home Gaming Supplies, 810 S. Commerce St., Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 362-8767
Open Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10:30-5:30pm
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2. Navajo Turquoise Bracelet

Navajo Turquoise Bracelet
The Navajo are one of the most craft-oriented of all the Native American tribes, and more than 50,000 tribe members live in Southern Nevada. Indian jewelry is usually identified by the turquoise stone inlay, but what makes this bracelet special is that the gorgeous blue stone with the streak of brown is mined locally and is known as Boulder Turquoise.
One of the premier Las Vegas adventures is a trip out to Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Boulder City. And along the way you’ll pass plenty of curio and antique shops, but the one you want to visit for genuine and affordable Indian goods is the Boulder City Trading Post.
Set right where the road turns off for Hoover Dam, the Trading Post sells ancient Indian artifacts, as well as Dream Catchers, Blankets, Tomahawks, Jewelry, Bows and Arrows, Furniture, Saddle Purses, Pottery, Baskets, and lots more.
This stunning bracelet was fashioned by a local artist of sterling sliver, mined in Nevada, and an oval inlay of Boulder Turquoise. The bracelet retails for $650, but if the price is too steep, there’s plenty of other beautiful turquoise jewelry to choose from.
Where to find it:
Boulder City Trading Post, 1100 Nevada Hwy, Boulder City, NV 89005
(702) 341-7678
Open daily 8am – 7pm

3. Jean Philippe Patisserie Chocolates

Jean Philippe Patisserie Chocolates
When you’ve been anointed as the best pastry chef on the planet, the world comes to you, and Las Vegas has welcomed Jean Philippe Patisserie with open arms. Jean Philippe has a shop at the Bellagio and at the Aria, but the Bellagio is really where you want to go. Upon entry, you’ll notice a 27-foot high fountain with 2,100 lbs. of dark, milk and white liquid chocolate cascading down a carefully designed assortment of multi-tiered pools. Best known for his exotic chocolate creations, the patisserie also serves up gourmet crepes, cakes, cookies, salads, sandwiches, and ice cream, but primarily, it’s all about the chocolate.
Bring home a gift basket overflowing with the best sampling of the patisserie. You can create your own, but the shop offers their own carefully anointed copper, bronze, silver and gold level gift baskets for the most discriminating chocolate connoisseur. The Gold Basket at $120 contains, but is not limited to: a 12 piece box of assorted chocolates, Chocolate Covered Nuts, a box of Lilliputian Candy, Almond Rocher, Peanut Brittle, and an 18 piece box of Assorted Caramels. And if you can’t get to the shop, you can order one of his delectable creations online and have it shipped anywhere in the world.
Or if your sweet tooth is a little more frugal, try a box of assorted Mendiants for $28. Either way, you’re in for a treat.
Where to find it:
Bellagio Hotel, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Open Mon-Thurs 7am-11pm, Fri-Sun 7am-Midnight
http://www.bellagio.com/restaurants/jean-philippe.aspx
http://www.jpchocolates.com/

4. Collectible “Golden Nugget” Casino Chip and Dice

Collectible “Golden Nugget” Casino Chip and Dice
Las Vegas was established in 1905 and, until construction on Hoover Dam began in 1931, the town survived on illegal backroom gambling and prostitution. The new dam guaranteed more than 22,000 men and their families would move to the area, but the federal government refused to use Las Vegas as the hub. In response, the Nevada legislature legalized gambling on the local level, knowing full well the workers would pour into Las Vegas on payday. Had the government used Las Vegas as the center of its operation, Las Vegas’ growth might have taken a different direction. As it happened, the town opened the doors to a gaming industry that has grown beyond anyone’s wildest dreams.
Although downtown Las Vegas set the stage for gaming in 1932, the Las Vegas Strip didn’t get started until 1945 with the El Rancho Vegas and Bugsy Siegel’s Flamingo. The Golden Nugget Casino opened a year later in what’s now known as Glitter Gulch. Because casino chips were worthless outside the casino, they were always cashed in, but some found their way out of town and now have collectible value. This Golden Nugget chip is from the 1960s and is a classic example of a vintage chip and has the trademark GN sign of the 40s and 50s. This chip in mint condition sells for $60. These modern day dice sell for $1-$5.
Where to find it:
Spinettis Home Gaming Supplies, 810 S. Commerce St., Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 362-8767
Open Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10:30-5:30pm
http://www.spinettisgaming.com/

5. Custom-Tailored Elvis Jumpsuit

Custom-Tailored Elvis Jumpsuit
With the exception of the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign that’s been welcoming visitors since 1959, is there anything more iconic in Las Vegas than Elvis Presley? Not only is he on billions of souvenirs, he’s also headlining several “Tribute” lounge acts and officiating a wedding at the Chapel of Love.
Elvis Aaron Presley came to Las Vegas in 1964 to make the movie Viva Las Vegas with newcomer Ann Margaret, and his love affair with the city continued until his death in 1977. But it wasn’t until 1969 that Elvis began headlining in Las Vegas and no other performer comes close to rivaling the legacy of the King.
Whether you want to go to your office Xmas party dressed as a young svelte Elvis, entertain your B-B-B-Baby in the Jungle Room or fancy yourself as a hip-slinging, pelvis-giggling Elvis in gold lame, Show-off Las Vegas Costumes will fit you for your own jumpsuit and help you personalize that special look with all the Elvis accessories you’ll ever need. All you have to supply is the attitude and, oh yeah, sideburns.
Custom-tailored Elvis Presley Jumpsuits start around $999. By appointment or online.
Where to find it:
Show-off Las Vegas Costumes by Gillian, 6400 South Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89120
(702) 739-6995
http://www.showgirlcostumes.com/contact_us.htm

6. Custom-Tailored Showgirl Costumes

Custom-Tailored Showgirl Costumes
Women have been entertaining the opposite sex since the beginning of time and although the costumes may have evolved from animal hides and vegetation, the Las Vegas Showgirl sets the standard for follies-style glamour and glitz.
Burlesque halls and speakeasy’s began sprouting up in the early 1930s, when the State legislature legalized gambling, so Las Vegas might profit from the workers at Hoover Dam when they came in on Payday.
Once the “Strip” got going, hotels used headliner shows to outdo their competition. And what’s more alluring than a topless review? The Tropicana Hotel imported the Follies Bergere from Paris and countless topless shows followed.
Gillian Gardner has made costumes for every hotel and show on the Strip, and a multitude of Hollywood celebrities. While your husband is being measured for his tailored Elvis jumpsuit, get fitted for your own custom-made showgirl costume. These brilliantly designed costumes come in every color imaginable and with so many choices to make between plumed headdresses, fans, bras, thongs, gloves, tails, wings, boas, necklaces and shoes, you’re imagination can and will run wild. Whatever the occasion, you’ll look absolutely “Fabulous” in a divine creation from the Master of all Showgirl costumes.
Show-off Las Vegas Costumes has some pre-made costumes available for immediate sale, but indulge your inner-burlesque diva with a custom fitting for a truly one-of-a-kind Glitter Gulch souvenir. Prices start around $999.
Where to find it:
Show-off Las Vegas Costumes by Gillian, 6400 South Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89120
(702) 739-6995
http://www.showgirlcostumes.com/contact_us.htm

7. Nevada Vodka

Nevada Vodka
How can the only state in the union that allows gambling, prostitution, drinking in public places, and a bevy of other adult indulgences, justify a ban on the production of distilled liquor?
Each weekend enough liquor is poured in Las Vegas to fill an Olympic-size swimming pool, and yet capitalizing on this glut of inebriation has escaped the State of Nevada tax collectors until now.
Nevada prohibited the production of distilled spirits until the summer of 2011, and the Las Vegas Distillery, was primed and ready to go. In fact, the owners of this small, family-run artisan boutique distillery were instrumental in pushing through a law that had been long neglected by the legislature.
Using two copper pot 170 gallon stills, named Swan and Angel, and carefully selected grain from Winnemuca Farms, George and his wife Katalin use ancestral Hungarian and Transylvanian recipes to provide the backbone of these divine spirits. Milled, cooked, and fermented in the distillery, each batch is its own work of art.
With their handcrafted vodka already on the shelves, gin, whiskey, bourbon and several special liquors are on their way. Las Vegas Distillery liquors are available at most fine liquor stores and Albertson’s and Whole Foods markets and most fine liquor stores. And if you have a chance, call the distillery for your own private tour.
Price: $29
Where to find it:
Las Vegas Distillery, 7330 Eastgate Rd, Ste 100, Henderson, NV 89011
(702) 629-7534
http://www.lasvegasdistillery.com/index/

8. Saguaro Cactus

Saguaro Cactus
What exemplifies the “Old West” more than a Saguaro cactus? Lots of things embody the Vegas mystique, like Elvis, neon signs, or a $5 million dollar megabucks jackpot, but let’s face the facts. Las Vegas, at heart, is still a pioneer town. Despite the glitz and glamour façade, Sin City borders the Great Basin to the north and the Mojave Desert to the south, and nothing says desert like the noble cactus. On the surface, a cactus looks prickly, aloof and unwelcoming, but the truth of the matters is cacti make remarkable friends and are actually very hearty plants.
The Saguaro and the Joshua tree are probably the most recognizable cactus in the world, because they are the ones you see in the old westerns. But there are, literally, hundreds of species and varieties just waiting to make a home on your kitchen windowsill or patio. And believe it or not, cactus love moderate climates even more that the harsh desert seasons.
Cactus Joe’s Blue Diamond Nursery, located right outside the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, is a treasure trove of native cactus plants, succulents, Joshua trees, ocotillos, yuccas and agaves. In addition, they have an extensive selection of outdoor yard art, rocks, glass and Native American jewelry. Let their knowledgeable staff help you pick the right plant for your location.
A 1-gallon agave runs $9.99, a 3-gallon Giant Saguaro Cactus is $40, and a 5-gallon Giant Saguaro Cactus is $60.
Where to find it:
Cactus Joe’s Blue Diamond Nursery
12740 Blue Diamond Road, Las Vegas, NV
(702) 875-1968
Open daily 9am-5pm
http://www.cactusjoeslasvegas.com/

9. Las Vegas 51s Minor League Authentic Cap and Jersey

Las Vegas 51s Minor League Authentic Cap and Jersey
Las Vegas is home to the 51s, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league baseball team, and Cashman Field is one of the local’s favorite places to spend a summer evening. The 51s play 71 home games of Triple-A baseball in the Pacific Coast League and with some kind of daily promotion going on, spending an evening under the Nevada sky is a great diversion from the chaos of the Strip.
Originally owned by the San Diego Padres, the “Stars” played their first game on April 1, 1983 to a packed house of 13,878 fans. In 2001, the Los Angeles Dodgers took over the franchise and renamed the team the 51s. With a new logo to represent the alleged aliens or extraterrestrials that have visited the semi-secret government base, known as “Area 51,” the team brought a new standard of baseball excellence to Las Vegas. In 2008, the Blue Jays took over the club.
The official jersey and cap are available at the 51s team store at Cashman Field. The team store is open 11am-4pm Tuesday – Saturday and during all home games. Jersey cost $80 and the cap is $30. If visiting in the off-season, September to April, call the team office at (702) 386-7200 to verify store hours or you can purchase them online and at select local sports memorabilia stores.
Where to find it:
Cashman Field 51’s Team Store, 850 Las Vegas Blvd North, Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 386-7200
Open 11am-4pm Tuesday – Saturday and during all home games.
http://lv51s.milbstore.com/store.cfm?partner_id=2

10. Red Shoes

Red Shoes
In you’re going to live up to the moniker “Sin City,” you’d better offer plenty of adult-style indulgences and Las Vegas has never been bashful about promoting its gentlemen’s clubs. From the historic Palomino Club in North Las Vegas to the new Crazy Horse Three to the south, no city in America has as large a selection of strip clubs, and it’s estimated that more than 10,000 women work in those clubs on either long holiday weekends or during the big conventions.
So you want to dress like a stripper? It would seem simple enough to pull that off, but with the competition for customers so fierce, a gal has to utilize every possible resource, and Red Shoes on West Sahara is the place to go. This is your one-stop bare necessities supply store. Red Shoes specializes in every conceivable item an exotic dancer might need, and with over 500 different styles of platform shoes, boots and stiletto heels, there’s got to be something here to satisfy even the wildest shoe enthusiast. And while you’re there, check out their collection of exotic bras, G-strings, hosiery, bags and accessories. Given that you’ll pay well over $300 for designer shoes at the shopping mall, everything shoe at Red Shoes is under $100.
This gold multi-strap shoe has a 2.5-inch platform and a 5-inch heel, and retails for $89.
Where to find it:
Red Shoes, 4011 West Sahara Ste 1, Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 889-4442
Open Mon-Sat 10:30am – 8pm, Sunday noon – 6pm

11. $10 Silver Strike from the Four Queens Hotel and Casino

$10 Silver Strike from the Four Queens Hotel and Casino
Nevada is known as the Silver State and the beauty of their mining tradition is exemplified by the Silver Strike, which was minted by most of the casinos as Limited Edition Silver Tokens.
The first Silver Strikes were introduced in the Reno & Lake Tahoe in 1992 and were dispensed as a special slot machine prize in lieu of a cash jackpot. Patrons loved the shiny pure silver and brass tokens and, like any casino novelty that attracts gamblers, special slot machines were designed to pay out only silver strikes. Before long, Silver Strikes were issued with redeemable values from $2 to $300, but the $10 Strike was the most commonly found. Hotels loved strikes because they could fashion the image or imprint on the strike to reflect their logo, a show, a restaurant, or an event, and because of their unique beauty, the recipient rarely cashed them in. When the price of silver eclipsed the $10 an ounce price, most casinos quit producing them as slot prizes, but a few still have a few Silver Strike machines on the floor. The Four Queens, the Palms, and Sam’s Town still mint limited edition commemorative $200 and $300 tokens for special occasions.
Many Las Vegas collectible stores carry a limited selection of strikes, but Lost Vegas Antiques has a large selection of strikes and tokens from all of the major hotels.
Where to find it:
Lost Vegas Antiques, 625 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 382-1882
Open Mon-Thurs 10am – 6pm, Fri-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun noon-5pm
http://lostvegas.vpweb.com

12. Sin City Gallery Prints

Sin City Gallery Prints
Las Vegas is best-known for its resort hotels, lavish buffets, swimming pools, upscale shopping centers, and a menu of entertainment choices like no where else on Earth, but the fine arts have always taken a back seat to the city’s more profitable and visceral indulgences.
With the completion of the Smith Center for Performing Arts, the Bellagio’s Fine Art Gallery and the focus on the Art’s District, residents and visitors are now privy to some of the best music, dance and visual art available anywhere. In fact, Las Vegas has more than 30 world-class museums and exhibits spread throughout the city.
Dr. Laura Henkel, the miracle worker who brought the Erotic Heritage Museum to life, opened her Sin City Gallery in the heart of Las Vegas’ new Art District. Every month this intimate gallery presents a new erotic-themed exhibit. Whether it’s paintings, photography, sculpture or multi-media, each artist is hand-picked and invited to show in this one-of-a kind venue.
Francois Dubeau is a gallery favorite and his stylish black and white paintings suggest unique erotic themes. Dubeau designs his paintings with a digital pen. With one lyrical stroke the first line is created. Then he adds more weight to each line as the image unfolds. Dubeau’s paintings are printed and signed in limited editions or, on request, the artist will paint an image on canvas.
Open Edition 8”x10” prints, $30. Signed 13”x19” prints, $225. Paintings $1,200 and up.
Where to find it:
Sin City Gallery, 107 E. Charleston Blvd #100, Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 608-2461
Open Wed – Sat 1pm – 7pm and 1st Friday of each month until 10pm
http://www.sincitygallery.com/Current.html

13. WSOP Memorabilia

WSOP Memorabilia
Shuffle up and deal! These are the words uttered at the beginning of every main event at the World Series of Poker and if you’ve got an extra $10,000 lying around, you can join the largest poker tournament in the world at the Rio Hotel each July.
The WSOP is most commonly known for the “Main Event” where 8,000+ contestants compete for a first prize of $6-plus million dollars, a World Series of Poker diamond bracelet, and the title of Winner of the WSOP, which in poker circles is akin to a coronation. But the WSOP is more than just the Main Event.
Starting in early June, tens of thousands of poker players come to Las Vegas to compete in the more than 55 tournaments that lead up to the Main Event. Whether your specialty is Texas Hold‘em, Stud, Omaha hi-lo, Omaha, HORSE, or Heads-up, there’s a tournament for you. They even host a ladies event, an employee’s event, and several charity events.
If the $10,000 entry fee is a little steep, stop by the Rio Gift Store and pick up one of their WSOP mugs, hats, shirts or hoodies. Or if you want something actually used in the Main Event, visit the Gambler’s General Store and pick up 2 official decks of WSOP cards. These two decks were used in the 2009 WSOP and come in a handsome black box for only $28.
Where to find it:
Gambler’s General Store, 800 South Main Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 382-9903
Open daily 9am – 6pm
http://www.gamblersgeneralstore.com/

14. Authentic Native American Basket

Authentic Native American Basket
Long before the white man infiltrated the great American Southwest, various tribes of Native American Indians occupied the land. Some tribes migrated across the plains each year and others preferred to stay put and farm the land. But one thing they all shared was a rich tradition of respect for the Gods and Spirits that oversaw their lives.
The local Piute tribe clustered near the Colorado River and lived a peaceful life, using the bounty of the river and plants to support their needs, but other tribes, like the Apache, Hopi, and Navajo, were more industrious and are better known for their arts and crafts.
Where to find it:
Indian Soul Art
Located in: Village Square Commercial Center
Address: 900 Karen Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States
Phone:+1 702-737-5700

15. Autographed Copy of Doyle Brunson’s Super System

Autographed Copy of Doyle Brunson’s Super System
So you like to gamble. You’re good at math or maybe not. You plunk down a $100 bet on Glued-Lightning in the 6th race at Santa Anita racetrack. And what usually happens? Another disappointing finish.
Gamblers are well aware that their livelihood depends on a variety of tools if they stand to make any money, and plenty of the so-called gambling experts have written books on their particular specialty. Whether you’re looking for books on craps, blackjack, poker, horse handicapping, sports betting, keno chess, roulette or just looking for a biography about the mobsters, politicians and events that made Las Vegas what it is today, the Gambler’s Book Club shop has it all. They even carry self-published gambling bibles written by the underground elite; books that are not available anywhere else, so if you’ve got the drive to win at all costs, check it out. The Gambler’s Book Club has been serving the community for over 47 years, is stocked with more than 3,000 titles, and is considered by many to be the most famous gambling store in the world!
Personalized copies of Brunson’s Super System volumes 1 and 2, $800. Off the shelf price, $30.
Where to find it:
Gambler’s Book Shop
800 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Open Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sun 10am – 5pm
http://www.gamblersbookclub.com/

16. M&M’s World

M&M’s World
What could you possibly take back to the youngsters in your life that would be more appreciated than their own personalized M&Ms. M&M World, which is right on the Strip, just north of the MGM Grand, is four stories high. With 28,000 square-feet of chocolate, souvenirs, one-of-a-kind gifts, this is the world’s largest emporium of everything M&M. Whether your favorite color is blue, red, yellow, green or orange, you can choose from pillows, hats, pajamas, glasses, mugs, tableware, stuffed animals and hundreds of other unique M&M emblazoned gifts.
Moreover, the good folks at M&M’s have made it as simple as 1,2,3 to personalize your M&Ms. For as little as $19.99, you can get 8 0z of candy. Just choose the name you want, add some clip art to the other side, and bingo - you’ve got candy. You also have a choice of how you want them packaged. Choose from banners, balloons, party packs, dispensers, tins and bags. With this gift you’re going to make somebody very happy. In fact, at M&M’s World they’ve done just about everything they can to an M&M, except eliminate the calories, but chances are they’re working on that, too. Stop in and indulge your inner chocolate demon and order your own one-of-a-kind treats.
Where to find it:
M&M’s World –
3785 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702)736-7611
Open daily 9am-12am
http://www.mymms.com/Merchandise/

17. Carroll Shelby Motors

Carroll Shelby Motors
Every boy grows up dreaming of the day when he’ll drive down Main Street in his own Shelby GT350 with racing stripes emblazoned the length of the vehicle. Given Las Vegas’ love of rebels and pioneers, it’s fitting that Carroll Shelby, the automotive legend and innovator, has setup his conversion and customization factory adjacent to the Las Vegas Speedway in North Las Vegas. His showroom also serves as the Shelby museum where you can get up close to the very first Cobra CSX2000 or prototypes of the Series 1, Shelby GT-H, Terlingua, GT500KR and other classic motorcars that revolutionized the performance “Muscle Car” industry.
Get behind the wheel of the new 2012 GT350, and hear the roar as you rev the 525 HP Shelby/Whipple supercharged motor. Most of the stock Ford features have been replaced with one of Shelby’s signature upgrades from racing suspension, Boria exhaust system, Shelby alloy wheels, trim, stripes, Baer 6 piston brake system, and all the sex appeal they can add. Prices start around $65,000 for the hardtop and $70,000 for the convertible. Custom orders take about a year to fill, but you can always buy a stock Shelby car at select dealers and drive it home today.
However, if the $70,000 price tag is a little out of your budget, take home the signature Carroll Shelby GT500 golf bag for only $795. Made with the same quality as the pro bags, it may not improve your game, but you’ll be the envy of your golf buddies and it just might add a little octane to your golf swing. It can’t hurt!
Where to find it:
Shelby American, Inc., 6755 Speedway Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89115 (702) 942-7326
Open Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm and Saturday 10am – 2pm.
http://www.shelbyautos.com/index.asp

18. “The Jaw” Business Card Holder

“The Jaw” Business Card Holder
Here’s a gift you won’t find anywhere else. With the enormous success of the “CSI” television show, the Clark County Coroner’s Office decided to parlay some of their notoriety to setup programs to help educate and counsel kids at risk. And to support their endeavor, they’ve designed t-shirts, mugs, caps, badges, pens, patches, scrubs and license plates, to add to their revenue stream.
Each year, the local newspaper runs public service announcements for their cause and thousands of products are sold, but the big winner is “The Jaw” business card holder. This replica of the lower jaw is a great conversation piece and might be a perfect gift for your dentist, doctor, speech therapist, or that gossipy neighbor who just won’t shut up. Made of resin-epoxy and colored to look like authentic bone, “The Jaw” is available at the Coroner’s Office Gift Shop (go figure) or online for only $10. This would make a perfect “mystery gift” for the office Christmas party.
Where to find it:
Clark County Coroner’s Office, 1704 Pinto Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Open Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
http://vegascoroner.com/catalog.htm

19. Chicken Ranch Brothel Token

Chicken Ranch Brothel Token
Nevada is the only state in America with legalized prostitution, but Las Vegas is in the only county that prohibits the world’s oldest profession. Go figure! Well not to let an opportunity to serve a select group from the 60 million guests that visit Las Vegas every year, the City of Pahrump supports several thriving brothels, and like any business, self-promotion is a key ingredient in their success.
Brothels have always issued some kind of promotional token whether it’s a “Good for Free Drink,” or a “$20 off with Trixie,” some of the old brass tokens have become quite collectible and very hard to find, but Sheri’s Ranch and the infamous Chicken Ranch still produce a variety of promotional tokens and gift certificates.
This token from the Chicken Ranch costs only $1.99, but the experience of driving out to the ranch and touring a legitimate house of ill-repute is priceless. Brothel tokens are available at the brothel, but you can usually find a variety of brothel tokens at some of Las Vegas’ better antique and collectible stores.
And you can always brag to your buddies that you were awarded this token because you were magnificent, unforgettable, and an inspiration to the ladies - and you maxed-out your Visa!
Where to find it:
Chicken Ranch Brothel, 10511 Homestead Road, Pahrump, NV 89061
(877) 585-2397
Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
http://www.chickenranchbrothel.com/

20. Blue Man Group Drum Sticks

Blue Man Group Drum Sticks
What is Blue Man Group? Well it’s one of the most successful shows in Las Vegas, but to be more specific, it’s a comedy, music and multimedia theatrics wrapped into one. And believe it or not, nobody even talks!
At last count, more than 17 million people have experienced the Blue Man mystique and if you’ve a hankering for a totally delightful show, get down to the Venetian Hotel and check them out.
After each performance the Blue Man Group comes out to meet the audience and sign autographs. In addition, drumsticks and drum covers, that have been used in prior performances, are sold in the Blue Man Gift Shop just outside the theater, and the cast members are more than happy to personalize the gift for you. But make sure you purchase them prior to the show.
Blue Man Drumsticks, $20.
Where to find it:
Blue Man Group Gift Shop, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-1000
http://www.venetian.com/Las-Vegas-Shows/Recurring/
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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km

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