Your Ultimate Weekend Guide to Experiencing the Best of Las Vegas!


When we talk about bling, casinos, entertainment and memories of our lifetime, the first city which comes to my mind is Las Vegas! Also known as the Sin City, Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world, offers an experience of our life filled with bright lights, world-class shows, extravagant hotels, and thrilling casinos. So let me help you with a perfect weekend itinerary to have a blast!

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Day 1: Exploring the Las Vegas Strip


You can start your Vegas trip with a luxurious breakfast spread at these places:

The Wicked Spoon offers a complete wicked twist on the traditional buffet, with a mix of familiar staples and imaginative seasonal dishes.

Price for Buffet starts at $38(₹ 3,131) for adult and $19(₹ 1,565) for children on weekday and $49(₹ 4,037) for adult and $22.5(₹ 1,854) for children on weekend.

With more than 90 dishes on offer, they serve the brunch buffet here- a feast with 16 tantalizing food kitchens designed by Executive Chef Craig Herber.

Price for Buffet starts at $47(₹ 3,873) for adult from Monday- Thursday and $51(₹ 4,202) for adult from Friday- Sunday. Children are ½ the price.

After a heartwarming meal, take a stroll along the iconic Las Vegas Strip while marvelling at the stunning architecture with such a vibrant atmosphere.

You Vegas trip is incomplete without visiting these four places:

It is a free attraction at the Bellagio resort, consisting of a musical fountain show performed in an 8.5-acre man-made lake in front of the resort.

Located at the Venetian resort, you cannot miss experiencing the gondola rides. There is an indoor and outdoor Venetian gondola ride, each offering its own unique views, both equally enchanting with float beneath bridges, beside cafes, under balconies, all while coasting down the Grand Canal.

Cost: $39 (₹ 3,214) per person.

With a theme of the city of Paris, The Paris Las Vegas brings to you a tall replica of the Eiffel Tower. It has it's own restaurant and viewing deck offering mesmerising views.

Cost of entering the viewing deck: $24.5 (₹ 2,019) per person.

Do not miss the the photo opportunity at the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign.

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After exploring the strip, head to the High Roller:

The world's tallest observation wheel offering a 30 minute ride, for panoramic views of the city, located at The LINQ Promenade.

You can visit the LINQ Promenade and have lunch from a wide range of dining options while enjoying live street performances and entertainment.

You can then explore some of the unique shops and attractions on the Strip, such as the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace or the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.

If you're interested in art and history, visit the The Neon Museum to see a collection of iconic Las Vegas signs.

Tickets start at 20$ (₹ 1,648) onwards.

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As the sun sets, get ready to experience the dazzling nightlife of Las Vegas. Start with a pre-dinner cocktail at one of the city's famous rooftop bars, such as the

Located in the MGM resorts, lounge above the clouds on the 64th floor of Delano Las Vegas. Enjoy artisan cocktails and shareable appetizers with panoramic views of the city.

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Head to the 50th floor of Rio Las Vegas and discover VooDoo Steak. This hip dining destination offers artisan food and bold cocktails with breathtaking views of The Strip in a candlelit atmosphere.

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For dinner, you can try one of the celebrity chef restaurants along the Strip like the:

Located in front of Caesars Palace, this fine dining experience draws inspiration from the reality television show starring world-renowned Chef Gordon Ramsay. Watch as the red and blue teams prepare, cook, and plate dishes emulating on-set Hell's Kitchen dinner service.

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Carbone at ARIA pays homage to the Italian-American restaurants of the mid-20th century – an era of glamour, showmanship and tableside service. The New York-inspired cuisine is influenced by history, but takes its culinary cues from the great talents and techniques of today showcasing elevated classics.

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After this gastronomical delightful experience, make sure to catch a world-class show, whether it's a Cirque du Soleil performance or a concert by a renowned artist or experience the vibrant Vegas nightlife and hit a casino.

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Day 2: Beyond the Strip


After a leisurely brunch at your hotel, head to the iconic Fremont Street:

Located in downtown Las Vegas. Experience the Viva Vision light show, a spectacular display of lights and music on the world's largest video screen canopy. Explore the unique shops, street performers, and vintage casinos that make Fremont Street a must-visit destination.

For brunch, visit one of the trendy eateries in the downtown area. The Carson Kitchen and Eat. is a popular choice that offers mouth-watering dishes.

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After brunch, venture beyond the city's limits and take a short trip to the Hoover Dam.

Visit this engineering marvel and learn about its fascinating history through a guided tour. The views from the observation deck are breathtaking, offering a unique perspective of the Colorado River.

Return to Las Vegas and spend the afternoon exploring the various shopping destinations on the Strip. From luxury brands at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace to the Fashion Show Mall, you will definitely enjoy shop till you drop moment in this city.

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Indulge in a fine dining experience at any one of Las Vegas acclaimed restaurants like the :

Offering a curated selection of prime aged steaks, certified Japanese and domestic Wagyu SW Steakhouse, also has prime view of the nightly shows on the Lake of Dreams.

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Simply a palette of perfection, Picasso in MGM Resorts, celebrates two beloved sons of Spain with Pablo Picasso’s renowned paintings and charming ceramic pieces gracing the walls, tables are laid with incredible dishes from Executive Chef Julian Serrano, inspired by the regional cuisine of Spain as well as France.

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After an unforgettable culinary journey, you can visit one of the city's famous nightclubs or lounges and dance the night away like:

Inspired by the sexy curves of the human body, XS is an elegant and intimate nightclub, surrounding Encore's European pool. With lavish indoor seating it provides a perfect setting to enjoy the evening.

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Omnia offers a variety of atmospheres, located in Ceasers Palace with world-renowned musical talents.

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Marquee is a 40,000 square-foot venue featuring seven different bars and three rooms—The Main Room, The Boom Box, and The Library—each with a distinct musical experience.

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End your weekend on a high note, by trying your luck at one of the many casinos on the Strip.

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Note: Remember to plan your activities based on your personal preferences and check the opening hours and availability of shows or tours in advance.

Where to stay in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit every type of travellers. Here are some popular areas to consider for your stay in Las Vegas:

The Las Vegas Strip: The Las Vegas Strip is the iconic stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard, where you'll find many of the famous hotels and resorts. Staying here will allow easy access to attractions, shows, and casinos. Each hotel has its own unique theme and amenities, ranging from luxurious resorts like Bellagio, Venetian, and Wynn to more affordable options like Excalibur and Luxor.

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Downtown Las Vegas: If you prefer a more vintage and nostalgic vibe, consider staying in downtown Las Vegas. This area is home to the famous Fremont Street Experience, where you can find historic casinos, street performers, and the dazzling Viva Vision light show.

You can choose from options like:

Golden Nugget Las Vegas features more than 2,400 rooms and suites across four towers- The Spa Tower, The Rush Tower, The Gold Tower and The Carson Tower, each designed with a variety of luxury rooms and suites with redefined spacious layouts, contemporary furnishings and designer finishes. It also boasts of restaurants, casinos and clubs.

Price per night for 2 : ₹ 4,774 onwards.

The D Las Vegas offers modern-day casino and a hotel experience with touches of vintage Las Vegas. Offering comfortable rooms in the heart of the city, casino, bars this is one of the best stay option you can choose from.

Price per night for 2 : ₹ 3,213 onwards.

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Off-Strip Resorts: Las Vegas has several world-class resorts that are slightly away from the Strip but still offer luxurious accommodations and amenities. Some of the best ones are:

Located adjacent to the Las Vegas Strip, Palms Casino Resort offers everything that Vegas has, like premier gaming, entertainment and accommodations. With signature rooms, palms place, suites, sky villas, pent houses and Experiential Suites this hotel offers you the ultimate luxury.

Price per night for 2 : ₹ 5,868 onwards.

Inspired by the Red Rock Canyon, each of the guest rooms, suites, and villas here tells the unexpected story of the luxury in the desert. Accommodations at Red Rock Resort are grand, inspiring making for a wonderful customer experience.

Price per night for 2 : ₹ 12,012 onwards.

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Boutique Hotels: If you prefer a more intimate and unique experience, consider staying at one of the Las Vegas boutique hotels. Some of them are:

The Cromwell is the Strip’s first Las Vegas standalone boutique hotel featuring 188 rooms in a sophisticated and seductive atmosphere. The hotel offers enticing nightlife, free live entertainment, a digital concierge and exquisite celebrity chef dining.

Price per night for 2 : ₹ 7,090 onwards.

Offering residential-styled living spaces with private terraces and breathtaking skyline views, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has one-of-a-kind restaurant collection, stylish art and design, boutiques, an unrivaled Pool District, 100,000 square-foot casino, and serene Spa, Salon & Hammam making it an unforgettable luxury experience.

Price per night for 2 : ₹ 13,846 onwards.

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Non-Gaming Hotels: If you're not interested in the casino scene, Las Vegas also has several non-gaming hotels that focus more on relaxation and amenities like pools, spas, and fine dining. The most luxurious accommodations are:

Offering an oasis of tranquility amidst the vibrant city, the hotel features elegant guest rooms and suites with stunning views, a range of dining options, a serene outdoor pool area, a spa, and access to the amenities of the neighboring Mandalay Bay Resort. It offers a family-friendly atmosphere and exceptional service,

Price per night for 2 : ₹ 22,546 onwards.

Enjoy extraordinary experiences with floor-to-ceiling windows for spectacular views from every space, a range of outstanding dining experiences, nightclub, and spa while staying at the Waldorf Astoria.

Price per night for 2 : ₹ 13,846 onwards.

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Las Vegas is a man-made heaven, offering an unparalleled weekend experience that combines entertainment, dining, and adventure. Whether you enjoy the glitz and glamour of the Strip to the vibrant atmosphere of downtown- this city should be on your bucket list. Do not forget to gamble responsibly and hydrate yourself, unlike the movie Hangover while you are here!

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