No doubt about it, the old saying, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” was probably uttered after an exciting and eventful guys’ getaway, otherwise known as a “mancation.” With so much to see and do, from sporting events to thrill rides to top restaurants and entertainment, the city known as “The Entertainment Capital of the World,” promises a one of a kind vacation for those gentlemen eager to escape and enjoy all that Las Vegas offers, and that’s no short list.
Here are some of the more popular Las Vegas destinations that the Hangover movie missed. And a word of advice: Some of these require advance reservations so book early if you can!
Adventure at The Stratosphere:
Love thrills and chills? Daredevil adventures? Heights? Then The Stratosphere is the place to visit with its heart stopping, death defying over the top rides all while promising to induce an adrenaline overload.
First, discover the 909 foot high roller coaster, called the X Scream, said to be the highest in the world. It resembles a teeter totter that falters 27 feet over the edge of the hotel overlooking the Las Vegas Strip. If that’s not enough, you can also try the Big Shot where guests are strapped in, shot 160 feet up in the air at 45 miles per hour up to just over 1,000 feet before being released and falling.
Also available, The Insanity, Sky Jump and, for a calmer experience, enjoy the Observation Tower, offering an eye popping 360 degree view of the city from either indoors or outdoors. With floor to ceiling glass, full air conditioning for those blistering summer months, here you can look through viewfinders for perhaps the best views of Las Vegas anywhere.
With so many casinos in Las Vegas, it’s difficult to choose where to find some of the top poker venues whether recreational or high stakes. Some of the highest rated venues by true gamblers include the following:
Las Vegas is well known for lush, top of the line golf courses, not to mention some of the most expensive. The most highly rated and exclusive clubs include:
Las Vegas is home to hundreds of nightclubs. Be sure and check times and days, as some are only open from Thursday - Sunday. Here are some of the more popular and classy venues along the strip:
No matter your budget, there is so much more to do in Las Vegas. With top hotels, spas, sporting clubs and a host of other activities to keep you busy all day and well into the early morning hours, take advantage of one of the country’s top destinations for pure relaxation and loads of fun.