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Facts About Las Vegas, NV

Regional Population: 478,434

Elevation: 610 meters

Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles

Local Currency: USD

Latitude: 36.1749705

Longitude: -115.137223

Nearby Airports: LAS

Top Trips: road trips to Las Vegas

How Far Is It: distance to Las Vegas


Articles About Las Vegas, NV

Viva Las Vegas!

This desert oasis has more to offer than ever before. Read our expert guide to start planning your ideal Vegas vacation now.

Museums for Teens in Vegas

Vegas is a teenager, compared with other U.S. cities, just beginning to show the cultural depth that others take for granted.

Las Vegas Family Dining Secrets

As Vegas goes upscale, top chefs offer sophisticated kids culinary adventures

Kid-Friendly Activities in Las Vegas

Vegas isn’t just for poker fans and shoppers. A family Las Vegas vacation features everything from wave pools to roller coasters, with exotic animals thrown in for good measure.

A Need for Mead: Floating Above Hoover Dam

Take a break from the Vegas Strip and jet ski, fish or simply kick back and relax with a houseboat rental on nearby Lake Mead.

Sin City Beyond Gaming

Not the gambling type? Check out these myriad Vegas attractions to keep you buzzing from the Strip to Fremont Street, morning til night.

5 Free Las Vegas Attractions

Shoot the moon on your Las Vegas getaway with free attractions that won’t make you run out of luck—or money.

Luxury Links of Vegas

After you hit it big in the casinos, check out these top Las Vegas golf courses for taking your swings in the heat of the desert.

The Strip Is On Sale

Take advantage of these Las Vegas hotel deals, which include free nights, 30 percent off discounts and spa perks.

Las Vegas Guides and Ghosts

Discover “Top 5” lists of things to do in Vegas or read up on haunted historic sites to catch a glimpse of ghosts, including Elvis, lurking around Sin City.

Dad’s Day Deals

From NASCAR racing to golf getaways and one extravagant Scotland adventure, check out these Father’s Day travel specials.

Laid-Back Luxury at Lake Las Vegas

Experience the Las Vegas high life without the crowds, with a peaceful lakeside retreat.

Italy Hotel Deals, Caribbean Packages and Lake Las Vegas

This week’s discounts are for Florence and Venice hotels, a last-minute deal in Lake Las Vegas, and family discounts in the Bahamas and Barbados.

Seattle Aquarium, Canoe Belize, Vegas ‘Fun-Cation’ and Swiss Alps

Seattle, Belize, Las Vegas and Switzerland offer amazing family travel deals, and a whole lot of fun.


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