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Things To Do in Las Vegas

A Las Vegas Locals Guide to Their City


Things To Do in Las Vegas

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Whether you are a long time resident or a newly minted Las Vegas local this largest city in Nevada has so many things to do that one can easily feel overwhelmed. From shows to gambling to amazing natural wonders the ways you can spend a day or evening are virtually limitless.

Of course with choice comes confusion. what to do and when and where. Well fret not my friends I have compiled a list of some of the best things to do in Las Vegas.

Top Ten Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is nicknamed Lost Wages for a reason, but that doesn't mean that you have to spend a lot to have fun. Here is my list of Top Ten Free Things To Do In Las Vegas. Use it to help you save money, to still have fun after you've lost it all. Read More.

Gambling at the Tables

Whether you're a long term native of Las Vegas or new to the Valley gambling will likely be a part of your life. It is one of the things that makes life unique in Nevada and in Las Vegas in particular. I grew up in New Hampshire and the only betting I ever came across was Megabucks and the perennial $1 wager my father and I placed on the Super Bowl. While my travels brought me into contact with some forms of gambling nothing came close to the culture shock of being able to toss a $10 bill into a poker machine at the local 7-11 while grabbing some milk. It took me a while to get the gist of gaming in this town, but with this guide to Table Game Rules you'll have a jump start that I never did. Read More.

Bet on Your Favorite Sports Team

We locals quickly acclimate to the presence of sport betting. Some are professional gamblers, while others refrain completely. If you're like me then you probably fall somewhere in the middle. I got my first taste with a three team parlay during he NFL playoffs back in 2004 that won me enough to buy a real bed and toss the air mattress in the trash. Regardless of your sport betting acumen you will likely place the occasional wager. The question is where? Read More.

Las Vegas Attractions

While Las Vegas may not have the world famous museums of New York City or the attractions of Orlando, it does dominate the world of shows. Here is your guide to the museums, shows and attractions that will thrill your senses, spike your adrenaline and challenge your brain. Read More.

Money Saving Deals For Locals

Las Vegas is legendary for its gambling, dining and entertainment, but lets face quality doesn't come cheap. A dinner a show and some after hours drinks for two can easily top $500. Luckily for us locals, and those travelers savvy enough to search, there are always deals and discounts available. This ever growing list will help you find the best deals on shows ranging the gamut from Cirque du Soleil to Peepshow, hotels from Aria to the Luxor and even some dining specials. Come back often and sign up for my newsletter for up to date information, deals and tips. Read More.

Las Vwgas Calendar of Events.

Las Vegas' calendar year is chock full of festivals, conventions and events. These pages will be your guide to the monthly happening across Las Vegas. Read More.

Las Vegas Concert Calendars

Las Vegas proudly lays claim to the title Entertainment Capital of the World. Gambling, dining, drinking, clubbing and shows dominate the agenda. Add in national and regional musical performers and Las Vegas can also lay claim to the title Concert Capital of the World. Use this monthly concert listing calendar to plan your musical enlightenment, purchase tickets and enrich your life with some great music. Read More.

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