The Bellagio Resort reopened their doors this weekend after a 72-day State-wide shutdown of businesses. That means the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens also opened as well. The Conservatory opened with a new Japanese Spring Garden display called “Japan Journey: Magic of Kansai." In an unusual move that was originally designed to promote the 2020 Olympics in Japan, … [Read more...] about Bellagio Conservatory Reopens with “Japan Journey: Magic of Kansai”
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Recently, on one of the Las Vegas online discussion groups, the question came up about staying at the Trump Hotel. Some of the commenters were stating that it was a nice place to stay but was too far off the Strip. That staying there, you would need to take a taxicab or Uber to get to the Strip! Oh Really? So I started to think about that. A long walk to the Strip? Has … [Read more...] about How Far To to the Strip?
The one thing Las Vegas is really good at is blowing things up. We love to have a reason to light up some dynamite and New Year's Eve seems like the best time to do it lately! America's Party! It is called "America's Party" for good reason. Even with near freezing weather, approximately 375,000 people filled the Las Vegas Strip to ring in the New Year with about … [Read more...] about 2019 New Years Eve. Vegas Style!
For those of you who know me or have been on a tour with me, you know how obsessed I get with Las Vegas history and the fun of learning something new and interesting. Like the fact that when aviation first began, they used concrete arrows painted yellow to help the early mail carrier pilots find their way to the next airport. These giant concrete arrows were called Beacon … [Read more...] about Finding My Concrete Arrow in Las Vegas
NASCAR rolled into Las Vegas earlier this year because of the expanded schedule. Thursday night was reserved for the somewhat annual Hauler Parade down the Las Vegas Strip. And they did not disappoint! Right after sunset, the NASCAR fans who were waiting patiently for it was rewarded by getting to see 40 of the big rigs that haul their beloved racer's cars to each event, … [Read more...] about NASCAR is Back with Hauler Parade