What We Love About Las Vegas
On The Destination
- A free look at the city’s secret masterpiece: walk into the Tower Suite VIP check-in room at the Wynn Las Vegas to see one of only four Rembrandt self-portraits in a private collection in the world. Self Portrait with Shaded Eyes was painted in 1634, when the artist was 28.
- Getting a treatment at Qua, the new spa at Caesars Palace. Its 50,000 square feet of Roman baths—including a caldarium, tepidarium, and frigidarium—are designed for those who take their luxuriating seriously. Be sure to visit the Arctic Ice Room: push a button and it snows.
- Sure, the Bellagio fountains have been hyped to death. But experiencing the dancing displays of water, choreographed to “Luck Be a Lady” and “Hey, Big Spender,” are actually worth a few jostling elbows.
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Known as the Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas is the home of luxury hotels and the place where dreams come true. Host to some of the best shopping and dining in the world, there is plenty to do in Las Vegas beyond gambling. But let's be honest, the gambling is fun too. Whether you looking for the ultimate in opulent luxury or to take in one of the many Cirque du Soleil shows, Vegas has something for everyone.