The always anticipated Labor Day weekend is only a week away and ask you can imagine there are a lot of great deals available!
Several Strip hotels are offering package deals that not only make your stay more fun but will help you save a few bucks as well:
Mandalay Bay wants to take the “labor” out of your Labor Day weekend with rates from only $109.99 from August 27 to September 4, 2008. With world-class restaurants and nightlife, to the highest rated beach in Vegas and the coveted cabanas that overlook the shore, you don’t want to miss this deal! …read more
If you’re tired of walking up and down the Strip and need a break and a pick-me-up, stop by the New York New York’s Roller Coaster!
Formerly called the Manhattan Express, The Roller Coaster is nearly 5000 feet of drops, lifts and a “heartline” twist, shuttling you along in taxicab-themed cars at 67 miles per hour. The Roller Coaster runs around the hotel’s perimeter and lasts about 2 minutes and 45 seconds. Souvenir pictures are taken during the ride and can be purchased afterward.
The ride is open Sunday to Thursday from 11am to 11pm, and Friday and Saturday from 10:30am …read more
Vegas is a popular travel destination, and for good reason. Deals are found at practically every locale, from buffets to shows to souvenir shops. But with over two million residents, it’s also a pretty great place to live, offering even more deals to locals!
A trend that’s gaining more popularity lately are “staycations” – a vacation taken close to home. They’re cheap – you don’t have to pay for airfare, hotels, rental cars, etc. – and you get a chance to learn more about your city and discover things about it you may not have known before.
Below the cut are a …read more
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New York-New York Hotel & Casino opened January 3, 1997. Its New York City theme is one of the more detailed on the Strip, and the skyline of the outside facade includes the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building.
A pool out front represents New York Harbor, a half-scale (150 ft) replica of the Statue of Liberty, and replicas of the Brooklyn Bridge, Soldiers and Sailors Monument, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Ellis Island, and Grand Central Terminal.
The main casino area inside is named after Central Park, and meeting areas, bars, and eateries are named after …read more
It goes without saying that Vegas has a lot of bars, but only one can say it’s a genuine tavern from Ireland! Nine Fine Irishmen was actually built in Ireland before it was taken apart piece by piece, shipped to Las Vegas, and rebuilt at the New York New York.
Celtic music and a Victorian bar create the unique atmosphere, and after 10pm folk singers, kilt-wearing dancers and rock cover bands keep customers happy. Their most popular drinks are, unsurprisingly, stout and whiskey. And don’t forget the food, including the Kilmore Quay Fisherman’s Pie which claims to be a twist …read more