My meticulously curated travel guide for Las Vegas includes local hotspots, under-the-radar restaurants, can’t-miss boutiques, and hip places to stay.
I created an insider’s Google map that reflects all my recommendations, so you can easily access them throughout your travels. You can save the map with your Google account. This isn’t your typical list of see-and-be-seen spots.
Click here for a complete list of all my recommendations.
Where to Drink Coffee
Vesta Coffee: Vesta is my favorite coffee shop featuring homemade nut milk.
Where to Eat
Joel Rubuchon (French)
Guy Savoy (French)
Le Cirque (French)
Wing Lei (Chinese)
Hugo’s Cellar (steak)
Steakhouse at Circus Circus (steak)
Italian American Club (Italian)
Casa Di Amore (Italian)
Lotus of Siam (Thai)
Pizza Rock (pizza)
Where to Eat Gluten-Free
Guilt Free Glutton: 100% gluten-free establishment.
Where to Eat Sweets
Where to Drink Something Stronger
What to Do
Donny Osmond Show (Harrah’s)
O Cirque du Soleil (Bellagio)
Real Bodies (Horseshoe)
Art & Fountains (Horseshoe)
Driving down the Strip at night
Where to Take Photos
Best Sports books
Where to Shop
The Writer’s Block (bookstore downtown)
For the Love (gifts downtown Arts District)
Charleston Antique Mall (downtown)
Where to Stay
Golden Nugget (skip Carson Tower rooms)
Horseshoe (new rooms)
*Don’t book Circus Circus or Luxor.
Hendersonville, Summerline, Winchester (mid-century homes)
How to Get Around
Downtown Loop (free)
Las Vegas Monorail ($5 each way) connects most of the major casinos on the Strip; there are also three independently operated trams (free) that provide direct links between select casinos.
The Duece: The Deuce runs 24 hours a day from the South Strip Transit Terminal, to the Vegas Strip with many stops up and down the resort corridor, and continuing to the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas, and Las Vegas Premium Outlets South.
Download the rideRTC app to pay for single ride us with your phone.
I created an insider’s Google map that reflects all my recommendations, so you can easily access them throughout your travels. You can save the map with your Google account. This isn’t your typical list of see-and-be-seen spots (though to be fair, they’re on there).
What are some of your favorite places in Las Vegas? Leave your responses in the comment section.
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