Some cities have so much going on in them that they can be perfect for a 48 hour visit, as long as you are prepared to go light on the sleep side of things of course!Las Vegas has a reputation as the entertainment capital of the USA, so here are some tips on how to pack as much as you can into a couple of days.
With its ornate and over the top casinos designed to be as eye catching as possible, Las Vegas is the ideal holiday destination for those after a chance to splash some cash. The hotels in Las Vegas are some of the most audacious designs you will find anywhere in the world and are often based around some of the biggest and most famous casinos and slot machine palaces.
Gambling is a serious business, but everyone can enjoy a little flutter here and there, just remember never to bet more than you can afford to lose!
When you think of Las Vegas, chances are that you have mental image based around the nighttime – so what is there to do in the daylight hours? Of course the climate can be fantastic, so pool parties are an extremely popular way of relaxing or partying, depending on your energy levels.
The dance music scene has really taken off in the USA over the past few years with EDM hitting the mainstream. Many of the world’s top DJs now cite Las Vegas as the centre of the world’s dance music and clubbing scene, having knocked Ibiza off of the top spot it has held for years.
The Bellagio fountains are one of the major tourist attractions in the city and are free to visit. The show takes place every half-hour between 3pm and 8pm and every 15 minutes from then through to midnight.
Essentially, it is an explosion of lights, music and water rockets, which provide one of the most impressive displays you will ever see.
The Liberace Museum
Las Vegas was where Liberace played so many of his shows, so it is only fitting that he has his own museum here.
In the same way that Elvis has Gracelands, three buildings of a strip mall contain pianos, cars, candelabras, awards and a great many costumes to commemorate this big name.