Las Vegas, NV. Part 1 by Lucky Little Travelers

Las Vegas. NV. Night Photo http://www.luckylittletravelers/copm

Las Vegas, Nevada, is like a Disney playground for adults.  There is nowhere else in the world like it.  It is a place where elegant gondolas, erupting volcanoes, real live lions, real pink flamingos, ancient Rome, the New York skyline, Statue of Liberty, Egyptian pyramid and the Eiffel Tower mix together in one glittering cohesive existence.   There are 4.2 miles of playful architecture on Las Vegas Boulevard known as” The Strip.”  Las Vegas is a place where dreams of wealth are nurtured by giant jackpots and big wins.

New York, N.Y. Las Vegas, Nv.

In the early 1990’s Casinos where trying to make Las Vegas family-friendly with themed hotel resorts and casinos.  Currently, more sophisticated resorts are replacing themed resorts with sleek high-rise buildings meant to cater to wealthy world travelers that have already seen the real pyramids, Eiffel Tower, or Canals of Venice.  There is a feeling that wealthy  world travelers won’t be amused by the imitations or replicas in Las Vegas, which is rather sad, because Vegas is supposed to be all about fun.  It lost a bit of it with the modern sleek dark glass buildings that are barely lit up at night.  The glittering lights seem to be slowly vanishing, although the buildings are still amazing.

MGM Grand Emerald Green like the City of Oz, was once the largest hotel in the world in 1993


About Lucky Little Travelers

Lucky Little Travelers is a website dedicated to family vacations, and traveling with children. Use this link to reach us: Family vacations can be both rewarding and stressful. This website's goal is to increase the rewards, and alleviate the stress of traveling. The intention is to guide you in a direction that will be most helpful regarding planning, packing, and organizing. Destinations that are both interesting and entertaining to children are recommended on this website. We, also, try to provide a brief overview of the historic and architectural significance of many tourist destinations.
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