Sin City is back! Las Vegas recently received the second highest number of visitors in its history, and Fodor’s writers have been on the scene, uncovering the hottest trends in dining, lodging, nightlife, and more, both on and off the Strip.
Expanded Coverage: Our Gambling chapter now includes insider tips from a longtime table-games dealer and more recommendations for the best casinos to play. Not sure what part of the city is right for you? We’ve created insightful overviews of the South, Center, and North Strip, as well as Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods. With descriptions of what to see, how to get around, and the type of scenes you’ll encounter, you can get a quick sense of where you’ll want to stay and play. And, of course, we cover all the latest developments from newcomers like The Cosmopolitan to venerable Strip legends like Caesars and the Mirage.
Illustrated Features: Special, magazine-like sections throughout the guide provide an in-depth look at some of Las Vegas’s most exciting scenes and activities. Discover Vegas's celebrity chefs, choose the most relaxing spa, find the most dazzling pools, or plan an unforgettable bachelor/bachelorette party. Other features such as Best Buffets and Signature Vegas give you insider tips on dining and shopping.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Vegas's top resorts are broken down at a glance, complete with floor-plan maps that locate the best restaurants, clubs, and shops. A compact, easy-to-use pullout map with great walks, key attractions, and nearby dining helps you explore the Strip and beyond with confidence. Best-bets charts for hotels, restaurants, and casinos help you quickly decide where to eat, stay, and play. Travel advice on regional natural wonders such as the Grand Canyon and Death Valley give you the information you need to know to plan a spectacular side trip.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s Las Vegas offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
PULLOUT MAP: A handy take-along map provides added value, giving travelers essential information about top attractions, walking tours, and nearby dining so they can travel with confidence.