Luxurious spas, incredible shows, nearby natural splendor, and the Neon Museum: Nevada's hot spot hits all these pleasure points and more.
Some folks visit Las Vegas regularly, lured by the opportunity to win money, eat great food, and ride a roller coaster on the outside of a hotel. Others save the city for special occasions, when glamorous accommodations, outrageous entertainment, and offbeat culture are called for. No matter how often we go, we can’t think of another city that is as much about pure fun than Vegas. Now there’s even more to love about the place, with updated museums, a new venue for musicals and concerts, a sleek center for art and eats, and hip history at every turn.
Check out our Las Vegas roundup:
Top Five Reasons to Visit Las Vegas: Picassos and hidden pizza
The Neon Museum: Art created with color and light
The Splashy CityCenter: Skip kitsch for sophistication
The New Performing Arts Center: That’s entertainment
Vintage Vegas: 5 classic Sin City spots
This article was first published in August 2012. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.