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Sunday, 21 November 2010

Las Vegas

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Las Vegas is in Nevada.
Las Vegas is famous for its entertainment, shopping and gambling. It is also known for its easy marriages. There are more than 20 casinos in the city and more than 144,000 civil weddings are celebrated each year.

The Las Vegas Strip, the main street in Las Vegas, is a very exciting place, full of celebrities, beautiful and famous people, and non-stop fun.

Las Vegas Casino Hotels have constructed some of the largest, most elaborate attractions on earth. Roller Coasters, Spectacular Thrill Rides, World Renowned Art Exhibits, Museums, Hotel Shopping Malls, World Famous Restaurants, the Mirage Volcano, the Luxor Pyramid Hotel, the MGM Grand Entertainment Center, the Mandalay Bay's Wave Pool, the Paris Las Vegas Eiffel Tower, the Bellagio's Dancing Fountains, the Stratosphere Tower, are just a few of the many attractions the City of Las Vegas has to offer.

Las Vegas Shopping
Town Square Las Vegas is an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment center on the Las Vegas Strip. It includes a lot of exclusive shops, an 18-screen Rave Motion Pictures and an interactive children’s park.

Las Vegas Zoo

Las Vegas Zoo is also named as the Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park. The zoo has over 150 species of flora and fauna. The underwater marine park hosts reptiles and sea fishes. The largest group of swamp wallabies in North America lives in this zoo. It is also home to many endangered species that stay in the conservation center of the zoo. The alligator exhibit zone (Alligator Pathway) is very big. A wide variety of birds including Ostriches, Don, and Charlie is a part of the exhibits in Las Vegas Zoo.

Madame Tussaud's Las Vegas
Madame Tussaud’s Las Vegas is one of the top attractions in the city. This popular wax museum opened 200 years ago. The museum has got more than 100 wax models of noted celebrities and Hollywood personalities. There are celebrity wax models from the domain of sports, entertainment, and politics. During the museum tour, you can take a family picture standing close to the wax models.

Las Vegas Shows:

The city of Las Vegas has got a lot of shows offering great entertainment to the tourists: production shows, comedy shows, magic shows, headliners show or tribute shows. Some of the popular shows in Las Vegas are as follows:

Blue Man Group
This show features simple men colored in blue and dressed in black without any elaboration in their costumes and actions.

Cirque du Soleil: Mystere
Mystere is one of the most popular shows in Las Vegas. This particular show comes with a fascinating mix of power and elegance, passion and precision, artistry and strength.

V The Ultimate Variety Show
V – The Ultimate Variety Show is a show that brings together various performances under one roof. The show offers a great stage to local and international performers for exhibiting their talents. This show hosts performance in aspects of music, juggling, acrobatics, and comedy.

Outside the city there are manyoutdoor adventures and sightseeing tours. Two of our most popular tours are the Red Rock Canyon Tour, known for its brilliant Red Rock formations and Mt. Charleston Tour with its alpine style village and huge pines.  

For an unforgettable experience, you can go on the Hoover Dam Tour where you can explore one of the greatest engineering marvels of the world. 

The Grand Canyon is a natural wonder.  The Grand Canyon West Rim Tour is designed for those who like to walk.  The Grand Canyon West Rim Helicopter Tours include travel by land, air and water.  

For some beautiful scenery a bit closer to Vegas, there is the Valley of Fire Tour where you can view ancient anasazi petroglyphs dating back more then 1500 years ago. 

 Looking for a thrilling Grand Canyon adventure, there is the Grand Canyon White Rafting Tour or the Las Vegas Horseback Riding Tours where you can enjoy a campfire breakfast, lunch or sunset dinner.  

If you want to visit the Death Valley, the lowest elevation in the United States where plants and animals try to survive, there is the Death Valley Tour.

Greta De Poli, Allegra Baggio and Aurora Michielon, II LSA