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The Best of Las Vegas

I’m so excited to share some photographs from our wonderful week in Las Vegas and my Best of Las Vegas Awards with you all today! And I’m linking up with Bonnie, Tina and Melanie for Travel Tuesday!

This was my second visit and Ty’s first visit to Las Vegas and it has to be one of our most favourite cities. I fell in love with Vegas in a big way over a year ago when I visited with my family and I must admit, it was a little unexpected for me.

While I always thought it would be a cool place to visit, it never really enticed me that much because I’m not a big partier, I don’t really enjoy the nightclub scene and I’m not into gambling (gosh I sound boring…).

But Las Vegas blew me away! The bright lights, the iconic resorts and casinos, the shopping, the vibe, the craziness, the excitement and the incredible shows all captivated me and Las Vegas will always be one of my favourite cities to visit.

After a long day walking the strip and visiting all the resorts and casinos, I’ve put together my Best Of Las Vegas Awards! All opinions are my own, but of course I consulted Ty as well!

The Best of Las Vegas Awards

Best resort exterior

The winner: New York New York

The runner-up: Luxor

Best resort interior:

The winner: The Venetian

The runner-up: The Palazzo

Best use of gold detailing:

The winner: MGM Grand

The runner-up: Mandalay Bay

Best viewing spectacle:

The winner: The Water Fountain Show at the Bellagio

The runner-up: The Volcano at the Mirage

Best activity:

The winner: the tower at the Stratosphere

The runner-up: the rollercoaster at New York New York

Best pop culture reference:

The winner: Caesar’s Palace (The Hangover)

The runner-up: Planet Hollywood (the home of Britney Spears’ residency)

Best garden feature:
The winner: Encore and Wynn
The runner-up: Mirage

Best strip location (on a budget):

The winner: Harrahs

Best shopping:

The winner: Premium Outlet Shopping (North & South) Centres

Best off-the-strip destination:

The winner: Fremont Street

It was really fun checking out all the resorts and casinos but putting this list together was difficult because they are all incredible! We just loved Las Vegas and are so glad we spent a week there.
So do you agree, or have you got some Las Vegas favourites of your own? I’d love to hear what you think!

Thanks for reading! Xo

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