Las Vegas stands among the most popular destinations in America for people to visit, but one thing that a lot of people fail to realize, when they visit Vegas, is that there is a lot more to the city than just The Strip; if you are going to be taking a trip to Vegas at some point in the near future, you will want to make sure you know how to maximize your trip - and if you are not planning to take a trip to Vegas sometime soon, you can keep these three ideas in mind for whenever you eventually make the time to go! Of course, when you are in Las Vegas, The Strip is "the place to go," but you should realize that there is also a downtown to Vegas, and this is where all the oldest casinos (and some of the greatest stories) are; when you go to Vegas, make sure you take the time to visit downtown, as you will be disappointed if you leave the city without seeing all that this part of the city has to offer. And although most people spend plenty of time on The Strip when they go to Vegas, most of this time is spent there at night, but rather than just lounging by the pool all day or sleeping away the afternoon when you are in Vegas, you should also take the time to get out on the strip in the daytime; in addition to the Casinos and the shows, there is also plenty of great shopping in Vegas - right there on The Strip - and the best time to get out there and see all that the Vegas shopping experience has to offer is during the day. And even though you will want to maximize the time you have to enjoy The Strip at night, one thing you should do is take at least one night to get away from The Strip for an hour or two: The Strip at night is a magnificent sight from far away, against the vast expanse of the desert, so drive a little ways away from The Strip one night, sit outside, and drink in the view.
Everyone who has spent time in Vegas has their favorite parts of the city, and when you make sure you indulge in these three things when you visit Vegas, you just might be adding one of these things to your own list when you leave.