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The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas (Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

From the publishers of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World

"A Tourist's Best Friend!"

Chicago Sun-Times

"Indispensable"

The New York Times

Five Great Features and Benefits offered ONLY by The Unofficial Guide:

  1. Over 100 hotels and casinos rated and ranked — the most offered by any guidebook — plus proven strategies for getting the best rate
  2. Complete detailed descriptions of each casino and casino hotel

  3. In-depth critical reviews of Las Vegas' 60 best shows and 30 top nightspots — the most offered by any guidebook

  4. Detailed reviews of more than 100 restaurants — a complete dining guide within the guide, plus the best buffets rated and ranked

  5. Fifty pages of gambling tips from how to play, recognize sucker games, and cut the house advantage to the bone

Synopsis:

From the publishers of The Unofficial Guide(r) to Walt Disney World(r)

"A Tourist's Best Friend!"

-Chicago Sun-Times

"Indispensable"

-The New York Times

Five Great Features and Benefits offered ONLY by The Unofficial Guide(r):

* Over 100 hotels and casinos rated and ranked - the most offered by any guidebook - plus proven strategies for getting the best rate

*

Complete detailed descriptions of each casino and casino hotel

*

In-depth critical reviews of Las Vegas' 60 best shows and 30 top nightspots - the most offered by any guidebook

*

Detailed reviews of more than 100 restaurants - a complete dining guide within the guide, plus the best buffets rated and ranked

*

Fifty pages of gambling tips from how to play, recognize sucker games, and cut the house advantage to the bone

Synopsis:

Las Vegas was on track to welcome approximately 40 million visitors in 2006, and the city was designated the world’ s leading gambling destination at the 2006 World Travel Awards.

About the Author

Bob Sehlinger is the publisher of Menasha Ridge Press and the author of numerous Unofficial Guides, including the Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas and the best-selling Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World.

Table of Contents

Maps and Illustrations.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

On a Plane to Las Vegas.

Looking Back, Looking Ahead.

The Impact of the Mirage.

Survival of the Older Casinos.

Honey, I Blew Up the Casino!

The Great Mergers and Acquisitions.

Gluttons Are More Likely to Choke to Death.

What It Means to You.

The Quiet Contender.

A Tale of Two Cities.

Las Vegas: An Overview.

Arriving and Getting Oriented.

CONVENTIONS AND SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR.

Las Vegas as a Family Destination.

PART ONE Accommodations and Casinos.

Where to Stay: Basic Choices.

Getting Around: Location and Convenience.

COMMUTING TIMES IN MINUTES.

What’s in an Address?

Room Reservations: Getting a Good Room, Getting a Good Deal.

For Business Travelers.

Comfort Zones: Matching Guests with Hotels.

Hotels with Casinos.

Navigating the Land of the Giants.

Suite Hotels.

Suite Hotels without Casinos.

Las Vegas Motels.

Hotel-Casinos and Motels: Rated and Ranked.

HOTEL INFORMATION CHART.

PART TWO Entertainment and Nightlife.

Las Vegas Shows and Entertainment.

Selecting a Show.

Celebrity-headliner Rooms.

Production Shows.

Hypnosis Shows.

Las Vegas Show Profiles.

Afternoon Shows.

Comedy Clubs.

Lounge Shows.

Las Vegas Nightlife.

Nightclub Profiles.

Las Vegas Below the Belt.

PART THREE Gambling.

The Way It Is.

Rules of the Games.

PART FOUR Dining and Restaurants.

Dining in Las Vegas.

The Restaurants.

Restaurant Profiles.

PART FIVE Shopping and Seeing the Sights.

Shopping in Las Vegas.

Seeing the Sights.

Other Area Attractions.

PART SIX Exercise and Recreation.

Working Out.

Golf.

Outdoor Recreation.

Relaxation and Rejuvenation.

Indexes and Reader Survey.

Restaurant Index.

Subject Index.

Unofficial Guide Reader Survey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470089620
Author:
Sehlinger, Bob
Publisher:
Wiley
With:
Castleman, Deke
With:
Stevens, Muriel
Author:
Stevens, Muriel
Author:
Menasha Ridge Press
Author:
Mohney, Chris
Author:
Castleman, Deke
Author:
Bachleda, Lynne
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
United States - West - Mountain (General)
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Las Vegas
Subject:
Las vegas (nev.)
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
The Unofficial Guide to Los Vegas
Subject:
maps of Las Vegas
Subject:
accommodations in Las Vegas
Subject:
hotels in Las Vegas
Subject:
casinos in Las Vegas
Subject:
Las Vegas casinos
Subject:
getting around in Las Vegas
Subject:
suite hotels in Las Vegas
Subject:
Las Vegas motels
Subject:
Las Vegas shows and entertainment
Subject:
production shows in Las Vegas
Subject:
hypnosis shows in Las Vegas
Subject:
comedy clubs in Las Vegas
Subject:
lounge shows in Las Vegas
Subject:
Las Vegas nightlife
Subject:
Las Vegas nightclubs
Subject:
gambling in Las Vegas
Subject:
dining in Las Vegas
Subject:
Las Vegas dining
Subject:
restaurants in Las Vegas
Subject:
Las Vegas restaurants
Subject:
shopping in Las Vegas
Subject:
sightseeing in Las Vegas
Subject:
attractions around Las Vegas
Subject:
golf in Las Vegas
Subject:
recreation in Las Vegas
Subject:
outdoor recreation in Las Vegas
Subject:
relaxation in Las Vegas
Subject:
the Las Vegas strip
Subject:
downtown Las Vegas
Subject:
Travel: United States / Southwest & the Rockies
Subject:
United States / West / Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY)
Copyright:
Series:
Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas
Series Volume:
196
Publication Date:
20080818
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
7.98x5.28x1.06 in. .94 lbs.

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Product details 480 pages John Wiley & Sons - English 9780470089620 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From the publishers of The Unofficial Guide(r) to Walt Disney World(r)

"A Tourist's Best Friend!"

-Chicago Sun-Times

"Indispensable"

-The New York Times

Five Great Features and Benefits offered ONLY by The Unofficial Guide(r):

* Over 100 hotels and casinos rated and ranked - the most offered by any guidebook - plus proven strategies for getting the best rate

*

Complete detailed descriptions of each casino and casino hotel

*

In-depth critical reviews of Las Vegas' 60 best shows and 30 top nightspots - the most offered by any guidebook

*

Detailed reviews of more than 100 restaurants - a complete dining guide within the guide, plus the best buffets rated and ranked

*

Fifty pages of gambling tips from how to play, recognize sucker games, and cut the house advantage to the bone

"Synopsis" by , Las Vegas was on track to welcome approximately 40 million visitors in 2006, and the city was designated the world’ s leading gambling destination at the 2006 World Travel Awards.
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