In 2009 we at The Vegas Tourist, as well as the rest of Las Vegas media, were invited to tour the new music venue at the Hard Rock Casino. The reimagined Joint was now ready for its big debut and the opening act was going to be the very first rock residency show in Las Vegas. It was the legendary guitarist himself, Carlos Santana. Fast forward 11 years and he is now over at … [Read more...] about Review: Santana at the House of Blues
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Earlier this week, my wonderful wife and I went out to Boulder City. To the Southern Nevada Railroad Museum. Home to Rail Explorers Las Vegas office. We were there to do the Sunset Railbike Ride! To refresh your memory: Rail Explorers came out last winter from Rhoad Island, trying to find a winter home for their railbikes. They thought Boulder City and the old rail … [Read more...] about Sunset Rail Explorers Boulder City
After all these years, I finally get around to making a general guide to tipping in Las Vegas! Tipping. The art of giving a gratuity for great service or for the hope of getting better service is an American custom. Not shared by some in other countries and as such, some people have a difficult time understand it. Getting a grip on who and how much. A General Overview … [Read more...] about My Guide to Tipping in Las Vegas
Do you want your very own piece of Las Vegas history? How about owning your very own Las Vegas roller coaster? You can now own it! Remember Speed the Ride? The roller coaster at the Sahara? It's on the auction block. Well, parts of it are. Here is the link to the auction: Speed The Ride Auction … [Read more...] about Las Vegas Roller Coaster For Sale!
For those not so initiated to the letters, EDC stands for the Electric Daisy Carnival. This is an annual three-night electronic dance music festival, with its flagship event held right here in Las Vegas, Nevada. At the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Attracting 150,000 people a night. Adding about $350 million to the local economy over those three days. The Trivia Just … [Read more...] about EDC 2019 in Pictures