Las Vegas city breaks

Las Vegas City breaks

With its famous casinos, gourmet restaurants and glitzy shows, Las Vegas is truly a must-see destination.

Explore the famous hotels and casinos that line the Strip and are home to the best restaurants, shows and clubs in Las Vegas. Although a wonder to explore year-round, the city is a delight to visit in the winter after the summer tourist season comes to a close. Once the playground of the rich and famous, from Frank Sinatra, to Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe, the bright lights and thrills of Las Vegas now attract millions of visitors each year. Start planning your perfect weekend break in Las Vegas now!

Things to do in Las Vegas

Best Hotels in Las Vegas for a weekend break

If you’re looking for the perfect short break in Las Vegas we’ve got you covered. Discover the best hotel ideas.

Ice Age

There are plenty of bars and clubs here where you can let your hair down and party until dawn. The Minus5° Ice Bar at Mandalay Place offers a cooling break from the desert heat with its constant temperature of 23 degrees Fahrenheit. You’ll be given warm jackets, boots, and gloves upon entry, after which you can try chilled cocktails in glasses made of ice, surrounded by ice-carved sculptures and seating.

Head over to Noir Bar, below Club LAX in the Luxor, for unique cocktails, an ambient atmosphere, and winning DJs. A must-try are their irresistible carrot cake martinis and peanut butter and jelly cocktails.

There are plenty of nightclubs to choose from here but XS situated in Encore at the Wynn is a particular stand-out. If you’re prepared to brave the substantial queues and covers, you’ll find an impressive club atmosphere that features a range of talented guest artists, from Deadmau5 to Dillon Francis.

Top Las Vegas casinos for a weekend break

A city break in Las Vegas wouldn’t be complete without at least a glimpse of some of the more unusual casinos here. The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino recreates the architecture and interiors seen in Venice, with chandeliers, painted ceilings, marble columns, and even a lagoon where you can take a Gondola ride.

Circus Circus at 2880 Las Vegas Blvd S. has a ground floor modelled on a circus tent and features a free circus performance, including magicians, tightrope walkers, and trapeze artists.

Adventure Time

Next to Circus Circus is Adventuredome, a theme park that all the family can enjoy. There are twenty-five rides and attractions here, such as the Canyon Blaster rollercoaster, a miniature golf course, and a rock climbing wall.

The Grand Canyon         

One of the world’s greatest landmarks, the Grand Canyon attracts millions of visitors each year. Its stunning natural landscape, complete with volcanic features, canyons, pine forests, streams and waterfalls are an amazing spectacle and it’s the only one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World in North America.

Theatre, Music and Magic

For a touch of added glamour to your Las Vegas city break, check out one of the many shows that have been captivating audiences here. From the smash hit musical sensation of Jersey Boys at the Paris Las Vegas, to the irresistible Abba songs of Mamma Mia! at the Tropicana Las Vegas, or even the jaw-dropping feats of illusion by renowned magician David Copperfield, you’ll find something for all the family to enjoy.

Popular questions and answers about Las Vegas:

How many days to stay in Las Vegas?

When planning the perfect Las Vegas break, depending on all the things you want to do could be shorter or longer. But Las Vegas is perfect for a long weekend, around 3 to 5 days will give you more than enough time to see the major attractions, some shows and hit the slots if you want to.

How much does a trip to Las Vegas cost?

If you want to know how much a trip to Las Vegas costs, it may vary depending on the activities and attractions you want to visit. On a budget you can consider £66 per person per day and for luxury travel, it can go up to £500 per person per day. 

What's the cheapest month to go to Vegas?

January and February are usually the cheapest months for a break in Las Vegas. May and October are always popular months to visit, when the heat is not at its peak for a desert destination. 

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