Las Vegas: it's one of the most famous cities in the world, and certainly one of the most provocative. You probably think you know what it's all about, but spend a little time getting to know this fun town and you'll discover that it still holds much that will surprise you. To begin with, as fabulous as the casinos are, you don't actually need to throw your money into a slot machine or onto a roulette wheel to have a good time. Check out any one of a number of amazing live shows from Cirque du Soleil to Penn and Teller, or go window shopping (and celebrity spotting) in the many luxury brand boutiques.
Just 30 miles out of town you'll find the Hoover Dam, a massive piece of engineering that seeks to control the Colorado River. Be sure to add on a trip to the Grand Canyon to see what this river is capable of and you'll realise what a huge undertaking the dam is: like Vegas itself, it's an example of what mankind can achieve with plenty of money and a good imagination. Be sure to add on a trip to the Grand Canyon. Whether you drive, fly or helicopter no trip to Vegas is complete without a tour to one of the world’s natural wonders.