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Las Vegas

21 Historic Markers
To celebrate the Las Vegas Centennial in 2005, the Historical Marker Initiative selected 21 sites that best signified the creation and evolution of Vegas.
Adventure Las Vegas
Got a hangover and don't want to lie in the sun all day? Then book a tour with Adventure Las Vegas, and enjoy a non-drinking day out.
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Andiron Steak and Sea
Andiron Steak and Sea conjures a Hamptons-esque vibe, offering a creative menu of American classics and live music in Downtown Summerlin four nights a week.
Andre’s
Locals mourned the closing of Andre's downtown restaurant, but the refurbished space at the Monte Carlo (which also stole much of its sister location's staff) continues to delight.
Aria Spa
Proving once and for all that size is indeed everything, The Spa at Aria certainly doesn't scrimp on space. And stuffed with amenities, it'll please even the most discerning spa junkie.
Artisan Lounge
Mixologist Tom Sunick presides over this funky, masterpiece artwork-bedecked lounge, which feels like a film noir set or a Masterpiece Theatre production of Clue.
Atomic Testing Museum
Engrossing displays and interactive exhibits focus on the controversial Nevada Test Site and the broader impact of the nuclear age.
Aureole
Celebrated chef, Jirí Král, promotes gastronomic fusion as expressions of art. Regardless of its culinary provisions, however, Aureole – on the top floor of the Czech Republic’s tallest building – is unrivalled in its posi
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B&B Ristorante
B&B Ristorante is the first Vegas outpost of Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, the culinary duo behind two of New York's top Italian restaurants, Babbo and Del Posto.
BARMASA
The super-modern space of Bar Masa feels a bit like an airport hangar but, stark ambiance aside, chef Masa Takayama is serving up some of the city's most creative Japanese food.
Bartolotta
By day, Bartolotta is a great place to take a lunch meeting or spend a few hours transporting yourself back to that Italian meal you had on the coast of Italy way back when.
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés is a glorious meathouse with Philippe Stark-designed interiors and a menu of masterfully cooked meats.
Beijing Noodle 9
This noodle joint at Caesars Palace gives Noodles at the Bellagio some much-needed competition.
Bellagio Fountains
Day or night, The Bellagio's fountain show inspires some of the most romantic moments on the Strip.
Bellagio Gallery
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art showcases travelling exhibits of museum-quality paintings, sculpture, works on paper and costumes.
Bettie Page
Indie, vintage, rockabilly - this boutique rocks retro.
Binion’s
Opened by legendary gambler Benny Binion, this is a classic downtown casino, where there's no lounge act, no dancing fountains and no white tigers.
BLT Burger
An edgy, young burger joint serving beautiful slabs of beef wedged beween deliciously thick buns.
Blue Man Group
This long-running favourite continues to enthrall audiences with its trio of blue dudes playing rhythms and performing comedy skits.
Blue Martini
Martini magic happens at the Vegas outpost of this popular drinking chain - all with added Vegas charm, as you can imagine.
Blush
The lounge formerly known as Lure is now Blush, a self-proclaimed 'boutique nightclub'.
Border Grill
TV chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken established an outpost of their popular Border Grill restaurant chain alongside Mandalay Beach, and promptly scooped up awards for their spicy fare.
Botero
Though Botero attracts a fair amount of serious foodies, who come for the dry-aged rib eye with chimichurri sauce and the artichoke-and-fennel-stuffed loup de mer, the steakhouse also draws a stylish pre-clubbing set.
Brand
The Light Group brings an element of cool back to the Monte Carlo hotel with Brand, Sin City's newest steakhouse, which fills the space previously occupied by Blackstone's and the Houdini Lounge.
Bubble Bar
You can impress your honey with expensive Champagne and fancy French fare at Bubble Bar-without blowing your entire vacation budget.
Burger Bar
Few know about this gem hiding within the shopping hall called Mandalay Place between the Mandalay Bay and the Luxor.
C-Level
Voted 'Best Boutique in Las Vegas', this two-storey themed store is the perfect setting for the chic apparel it carries.
Caesars Palace
Like Wayne Newton, the Rat Pack, Tom Jones, and Bobby Darin, the AAA four-diamond Caesars remains an enduring Las Vegas icon.
Caesars Poker Room
Situated near the Sports Book in a ballroom, Caesars Poker Room has a large but private feel to it since it's away from the rest of the casino noise.
Caesars Sports Book
When men find a sports book they like, they stick with it. And after they've been to Caesars, there's no going anywhere else.
California Pizza Kitchen
This famed thin-crust pizza and chopped-salad joint has become comfort food for many West Coasters, and is a great place to nosh at all hours of the night.
Canaletto
The tastemakers behind the Il Fornaio restaurant chain take their authentic yet affordable tastes of Northern Italy to a new level with this panoramic two-storey eatery.
Canyon Ranch SpaClub
 The Canyon Ranch SpaClub Expansion at the Palazzo is definitely something to ooh and ahh over.
Carnevino
Gorgeously rich interiors and a bloodthirsty menu of the best cuts of beef set the tone at Carnevino, the third venue from Joe Bastianich and Mario Batali.
Carson Kitchen
Found in Vegas’ trendy downtown, Carson Kitchen is the swan song of late celebrity chef Simon Kerry, serving unique twists on comfort food classics.
CatHouse
Bordello chic abounds at CatHouse, which combines a sleek 'n' sexy restaurant with an even more decadent drinking den.
Center Bar
Looking for a California girl or boy? Then Center Bar, found in the centre of the casino at The Hard Rock, is where you'll find your poison.
Centrifuge Bar
The Centrifuge is a popular pre-party, post-poker spot for a drink on the casino level of the MGM Grand.

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