Travel with Me: Weekend Edition / Las Vegas

Nevada, Las Vegas Guide (B): Travel with Me: Weekend Edition / Las Vegas

After a long break, I’m back with a Travel with Me: Weekend Edition post, a shortened version of my Travel With Me posts. These posts are for trips that are just a weekend or a long weekend – I share what we did, what we ate, and where we stayed with short descriptions. I hope that these posts can help you plan a short trip yourself or at least inspire you to visit a new place!

For this post, I’m sharing our very short weekend in Las Vegas at the beginning of May. We were actually in Las Vegas for almost a week, but most of our time was spent out at a resort by the lake where my husband had a conference and I worked. Saturday morning of that week we left the lake and went out for two days and one night on the Strip. I’d say we did a good job making the most of our short time there.

Vegas is known for its affordable luxury hotels, so for our one night on the Strip, we decided to take advantage of the opportunity and stay at one of the nicer hotels available. The Venetian is gorgeous! Even if you aren’t going to stay the night there, I highly recommend just walking around to see all of the dining, shopping, and decor that the massive hotel has to offer. The location on the Strip cannot be beat – it’s near several of the other major hotels and casinos that most people want to visit while in Vegas, and it is a short walk to a Las Vegas Monorail station that will get you to other parts of the Strip you may want to visit. I really wish we had had one more day there because we would have loved to spend a morning out by the hotel’s gorgeous pools. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Travel with Me: Weekend Edition / Las Vegas
Guide Location: USA » Las Vegas
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Venetian   Blue Man Group   Caesars Palace   Paris Las Vegas   New York New York   Bellagio   The Cosmopolitan   Yardbird   Buddy V’s Ristorante   Bouchon Bakery  
Author: Emily Abernathy
Read it on author's website: http://www.emilyabernathy.com/2015/06/travel-with-me-briefly-las-vegas/

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