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ESSENTIALS Editor’s Note 10 Maps 50 Where Next 54 Parting Shot 56

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Lions and Tigers and Flamingos, Oh My! Animal attractions the whole family will love.

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The best shows, eateries, attractions and views to be had at the Luxor, Excalibur and Mandalay Bay. Follow us for a tour.

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THE GUIDE Entertainment 31 Dining 34 Shopping 39 Attractions 41 Nightlife 48 Explore 48

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hen a city is known for “What happens here, stays here,” and goes by the nickname Sin City, images that spring to mind are that of excesses, glitz, adult entertainment and debauchery. And while there’s a lot of that in Las Vegas, it’s also selling this city a bit short. In fact, what makes Vegas one of the top tourist destinations in the world is its many natural and man-made wonders. And many of those are the very reason it’s worth seeing the city through different eyes—one that doesn’t require leaving the children behind. So whether you’re in town with friends, family or for fun, allow us to take you beyond the obvious. Our The Kids Are Alright feature focuses on waterpark fun that run the gamut from chilling on the water to thrill rides, including surfing and gliding past sharks. Then are the animal attractions that cover the tame (flamingos, dolphins), the ferocious (lions, tigers), and the terrifying—at North America’s only predator-based aquarium and exhibit. We’ve even pulled together dining options that are sure to sate children and adults alike. Our One Block turns the spotlight on the Excalibur-Luxor-Mandalay Bay group. Whether you’re looking for indoor thrills, top-notch shows or a variety of views, you’re covered. The Calendar has our favorite acts in music, magic and comedy, then there’s our guide, which leads the way in options for entertainment, dining, shopping, nightlife and more. Viva Las Vegas—you’re in a city where the fun just never ends.


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lous Las Vegas sign is an iconic part of Las Vegas and a must for selfies. Q: WHERE SHOULD NATURE LOVERS GO IN LAS VEGAS? A: Valley of Fire and Red

Rock offer breathtaking views and many outdoor activities including hiking and biking. Q: WHERE SHOULD HISTORY BUFFS GO IN LAS VEGAS? A: Hoover Dam and

The Mob Museum offer EXPERT TIP

Container Park and the Neon Museum (pictured) are both hidden gems in Downtown.

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The Strat just opened its brand new sportsbook adjacent to the newest brews on the boulevard. BLVD & Main Taphouse also has a great culinary menu by renowned chef Johannes Bernau and offers upbeat, urban vibes. Q: DESCRIBE YOUR PERFECT EVENING OUT IN VEGAS. A: I imagine starting the

night seeing a wonderful show, followed by fine dining, an evening helicopter ride over the Las Vegas Strip, and ending with limo transportation to a nightclub to enjoy drinks and dancing.

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The pop star brings fans two ways to experience her show. Enigma rocks through her top hits such as “Poker Face,” “Bad Romance” and “Shallow,” while Jazz & Piano lets her traipse through the Great American Songbook, with hits thrown in for good measure. 8 pm. Park Theater at the Park MGM, 844.600.7275. Lady Gaga Enigma: June 1, 6, 8, 12, 14. Lady Gaga Jazz & Piano: June 2, 9, 15.

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Christina Aguilera June 1, 5, 7-8, 13, 15-16 The former coach on “The Voice” belts out her big hits including “Come On Over,” “Beautiful,” “What A Girl Wants,” “Genie In A Bottle,” “Dirrty” and more. 9 pm. Tickets start at $60. Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. 702.777.2782. Anita Baker June 1, 5, 7-8 The R&B songstress performs her romantic ballads including “Caught Up in the Rapture,” “Sweet Love” and “Giving You the Best That I Got.” 8 pm. Tickets start at $94.95. The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian, 702.414.9000. Jeff Ross and Dave Attell June 7-8 The king of the comedy roast Jeff Ross teams up with the host of Comedy Central’s “Insomniac with Dave Attell” for an epic battle of the mics. 10 pm. Tickets start at $43.59. Terry Fator Theater at the Mirage, 702.792.7777. Jennifer Lopez June 15 JLo says “It’s My Party” with her tour that brings hits such as “On the Floor,” “If You Had My Love” and “Ain’t It Funny.” 8 pm. Tickets start at $49.95. T-Mobile Arena, 702.692.1600. Hootie & the Blowfish with Barenaked Ladies June 22 After a nearly decade hiatus, Hootie & the Blowfish returns to the stage, teaming up with special

guests Barenaked Ladies. Hootie is known for singles such as “Hold My Hand” and “Only Wanna Be With You,” while Barenaked Ladies sing “One Week” and “It’s All Been Done.” 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $29.50. T-Mobile Arena, 702.692.1600. Jay Leno June 22 The former late-night host brings his observational style to Las Vegas. 10 pm. Tickets start at $65.39. Terry Fator Theater at the Mirage, 702.792.7777. Reba, Brooks & Dunn June 26, 28-29 Country music superstars team up for a night showcasing their biggest hits, plus some trios with the legends singing together. “Boot Scootin’ Boogie,” “My Maria,” “Only in America” and “Believe” propel the Brooks & Dunn side of the show, while McEntire serenades with “Fancy,” “You Lie” and “Somebody Should Leave.” 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $55. Colosseum at Caesars Palace, 888.929.7849.

ABOVE: ANITA BAKER SIZZLES AT THE VENETIAN THEATRE IN HER FAREWELL CONCERT SERIES. BELOW CLOCKWISE FROM BOTTOM: HOOTIE AND THE BLOWFISH RETURNS TO THE LIMELIGHT AT T-MOBILE ARENA. FORMER “TONIGHT SHOW” HOST JAY LENO BREAKS OUT HIS UNIQUE BRAND OF HUMOR AT THE MIRAGE. CHRISTINA AGUILERA ROCKS THE STAGE AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO.

Paul McCartney June 28-29 The bass guitarist and singer for The Beatles went on to form Wings after the Fab Four broke up. His worldwide tour includes a mix of both, with “Let It Be,” “Hey Jude,” “Got To Get You Into My Life,” “Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five” and “Band on the Run” making recent set lists. 8 pm. Tickets start at $49.50. T-Mobile Arena, 702.692.1600.

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Las Vegas has a way of making itself the perfect vacation spot for the whole family. Kids of every age can see animals that swim and prowlers that prey, they can dive into water parks that take the heat out of the day, then fill up on food that makes the entire family happy. Here’s a look at 14 places that will satisfy toddler to your inner child. SUSAN STAPLETON


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The Golden Nugget gets its guests up close with sharks that sail by at The Tank. Brave water venturers can climb up 30 feet to the third level of the complex to zoom down a waterslide that winds through the 200,000-gallon shark tank. Waterfalls are even part of the pool. Tickets are $25 M-Th , $40 F-Su, and kids under age 6 get in

for free. For those who prefer not to undertake the water slide, there’s a behind-the-scenes shark tank tour, given by one of the on-staff marine biologists; witness feeding time and learn about the different species in the tank. W & Su, 1:30 pm, $50 per person. GOLDEN NUGGET, 702.385.7111, WWW.GOLDENNUGGET.COM/LAS-VEGAS


Fun for the entire family, Cowabunga Bay features nine water slides that range from thrilling to kid-friendly, such as the Beach Blanket Banzai that lets four riders on a raft spin down 600 feet through S-curves and dips, and Point Panic, a water slide in the dark. A lazy river, wave pool, Kids Cove and much more keep the water-based fun going all day long. Children can even land in their own splash pool. Prices vary. COWABUNGA BAY, 900 GALLERIA DRIVE, HENDERSON, 702.850.9000, WWW.COWABUNGABAYVEGAS.COM

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A water park with more than 25 thrilling attractions, the Tornado—with a max-thrill ride level— and the six-lane Desert Racer are among the eight water slides at Wet ‘n’ Wild. Kids can splash around in the 10,500-square-foot Paradise Fall. Prices vary. 7055 S. FORT APACHE ROAD, 702.979.1600, WWW.WETNWILDLASVEGAS.COM

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FLOWRIDER WAVE IN A BOX Surfing fans can go from body boards to flowriding fast on the FlowRider

Wave in a Box. FlowRider’s waveform technology reduces the risk of wiping out since the surface is designed to absorb the energy of falls. Guests must be at least 48 inches to ride. Tickets start at $25 per person for a 30-minute session. PLANET HOLLYWOOD, 800.634.3450, WWW.CAESARS.COM/PLANET-HOLLYWOOD

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Circus Circus already attracts families with its Adventuredome theme park, but the revamped pool area now features Splash Zone, with a 50-foot slide tower that has three

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colorful water slides, including one with four lanes. Plus there’s a water playground, private cabanas and a mobile food truck. Available only to Circus Circus hotel guests. CIRCUS CIRCUS, 800.634.3450, CIRCUSCIRCUS.MGMRESORTS.COM

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LION HABITAT RANCH

a flock of Chilean flamingos, ringed teal ducks, sacred ibis, pelicans, swans, koi fish and turtles. Free.

382 BRUNER AVE., HENDERSON, 702.595.6666, WWW.LIONHABITATRANCH.ORG

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Bravely look 2,000 underwater creatures, including more than 10 species of sharks, right in the eye at Shark Reef Aquarium—North America’s only predator-based aquarium. Tour 14 exhibits, including a shipwreck, which sits in 1.3-million gallons of saltwater.

FLAMINGO WILDLIFE HABITAT

The site of mobster Bugsy Siegel’s original Flamingo Hotel now houses the property’s iconic, longlegged namesake birds. The 15-acre Flamingo Wildlife Habitat is open from dawn to dusk and filled with

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The MGM Grand once had its own lion habitat paying tribute to its iconic Leo. Now the big cats roam the Lion Habitat Ranch, south of the Strip. Go behind-thescenes to see the big cats being fed and cared for; 8:30-10 am everyday except Wednesdays; requires 48-

hour advance booking. Tickets start at $150 per adult, $75 per child, free for ages 4 and under. General admission is $25, with one free child admission for ages 4-14. $10 for each additional child.

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SIEGFRIED & ROY’S SECRET GARDEN AND DOLPHIN HABITAT

One half of the magical Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat houses the white tigers, lions and other big cats from the famous magicians. The other half is the neighboring 2.5-million gallon habitat with dolphins, including a new bottlenose baby. The $400 trainer for a day program that includes interaction with the dolphins and souvenirs. General admission is $22 for adults, $17 for children ages 4-12.

MIRAGE, 702.791.7188, MIRAGE.MGMRESORTS.COM

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RAINFOREST CAFE

The multi-level Rainforest Café features animal-themed cocktails, a wide-ranging food menu for adults, million-dollar views of the Strip and an indoor thunderstorm effects every 22 minutes. Forest appropriate aromatics and animatronic creatures put diners in a jungle state of mind. The kids’ menu, meant for ages 10 and younger, has Jurassic chicken tidbits, a gorilla grilled cheese delight and python pasta. Each dish comes with a side, and choices include steamed veggies,

corn, fresh fruit, mashed potatoes or apple sauce. HARMON CORNER, 702.891.8580 WWW.RAINFORESTCAFE.COM

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Chicago-style deep dish pizza satisfies adults and children alike. Giordano’s offers 13 different choices ranging from Juicy Lucy, seasoned hamburger patty with American and mozzarella cheeses and caramelized onions, to a simple cheese, featuring Wisconsin mozzarella made just for the restaurant. Kids can order

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spaghetti with alfredo sauce, marinara or parmesan butter, a chicken finger basket or thin-crust cheese or pepperoni pizza. GRAND BAZAAR SHOPS, 702.850.2420 WWW.GIORDANOS.COM

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BUDDY V’S RISTORANTE

“Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro takes care of the kids at his Italian restaurant, Buddy V’s Ristorante. While adults can get classic Italian favorites such as linguine and clams and spaghetti, the Bambinos menu features meatballs, tomato and

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Who doesn’t like desserts? Across the hall from Buddy V’s are the chef ’s decadent cakes, cookies, cupcakes and signature lobster tails, an Americanized version of the Italian sfogliatelle pastry.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. serves as an ode to all things “Forrest Gump,” with dishes named “Run Across America Sampler” and “Dumb Luck Coconut Shrimp.” The kids menu includes chicken strips, burger, mini corn dogs, ribs, popcorn shrimp, fish sticks, grilled cheese and more. It comes with Jello, a drink and a side—choices include apple sauce, fruit, carrots and celery, or salad. All go for $8.49.

GRAND CANAL SHOPPES, 702.607.2356 BAKESHOP.CARLOSBAKERY.COM/LAS-VEGAS

HARMON CORNER, 702.795.1016 WWW.BUBBAGUMP.COM

GRAND CANAL SHOPPES, 702.607.2355 WWW.BUDDYVSRESTAURANTS.COM

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Don’t miss Michael Jackson ONE, Cirque du Soleil’s inventive take on the King of Pop at Mandalay Bay. Feast like royalty at Excalibur’s Tournament of Kings, where King Arthur’s court comes alive with jousting and a fire-breathing dragon.

Go wild for meat at Luxor’s Tender Steakhouse, which boasts bison, Japanese and American wagyu and Black Angus beef. Or settle into the poolside retreat of Excalibur’s Drenched Bar & Grill and indulge in Baja fish tacos, a portobello burger or a Philly cheesesteak.

It’s as if the ocean came to Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Beach at this pool, lazy river and beach on an 11-acre playground. While Excalibur’s Ultimate 4-D Experience takes the latest from Hollywood and puts you in the middle of the action through 3-D projection and special effects.

Some of the best views of the city come at the Skyfall Lounge on the 64th floor at Delano. Enjoy peoplewatching from Luxor’s Diablo’s Cantina, which offers tastings of three guacamoles or salsas. Dive into fajita skillets or carne asada while sipping margaritas or mojitos.

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VEGAS INDOOR SKYDIVING Bring in the entire family for an adventure that they’ll never forget! Vegas Indoor Skydiving is the original indoor skydiving facility in the United States and the most unique experience in Las Vegas. Come experience the thrill of human flight without having to jump out of an airplane. After a brief classroom training, we’ll suit you up in all the necessary equipment, and then you’ll fly high with a professional flight instructor. We’re open 7 days a week so book your flight today!! 200 Convention Center Dr Las Vegas, NV 89109

GET TO KNOW YOUR BODY INSIDE & OUT! REAL BODIES at Bally’s reveals thought-provoking connections between anatomy, culture, and the emotional human experience. An immersive exhibition with 20 real human bodies and more than 200 specimens in artistic environments. Children 12 and under FREE with full priced adult ticket. (call for details). Bally’s-Lower Level 702.777.2782

WET’N’WILD LAS VEGAS

DISCOVERY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is the top interactive museum in the Las Vegas Valley, welcoming children and families to explore three entire floors packed with heartpumping, brain-boosting, curiosity-satisfying fun, adventure and discovery. The 3-story museum is complete with nine exhibition galleries featuring immersive traveling exhibitions, daily programs, demonstrations and activities and collaborative cultural programming for all occasions. Visit us online for more information. 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106 www.discoverykidslv.org

This oasis in the desert features over 25 premier slides & attractions. From thrill slides like Tornado that catapult riders through a zero-gravity experience to an interactive kids’ zone, or relaxing lazy river plus foam parties, movies and DJ nights. Put down your phones & your tablets, snag your family and come join us for some fun in the sun! 7055 S. Fort Apache Road 702.979.1600 wetnwildlasvegas.com


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COWABUNGA BAY Cowabunga Bay Water Park features over 20 attractions, food and fun for all ages! Experience one-of-a-kind slides, lazy river, wave pool, interactive toddler area, cabanas and more. Mermaids, Dive-In Movies, After Dark 21+ and Fireworks take place on select dates – visit website for details. 900 Galleria Drive Henderson, NV 702.850.9000 www.cowabungabayvegas.com

AXEHOLE VEGAS Unleash Your Inner Viking! Axehole Vegas - Axe Throwing Range We’ve Taught 80,000+ Guests Anyone Can Do It! Kids 7+, Men, Women, SILVERTON CASINO Grandparents! We Host Tournaments, Visit the Silverton Aquarium and see thousands Birthdays of tropical&fish, stingrays, and Alcohol Corporate Events! sharks in the 117,000-gallon aquarium, adjacent to Bass Pro Shops Las Vegas. available. You’ll also observe mermaids swimming and interacting with families. Once 450 Fremont Street, Ste 163, Las you’ve caught a glimpse of the mermaids swimming, meet them in person and a Vegas, Nevada 89101 (Inside of photographer from La La Photography will capture a few magical moments. Neonopolis, Under the Escalator) 3333 Blue Diamond Road 1.888.879.9293 702.263.7777 Axeholevegas@gmail.com silvertoncasino.com

Jabbawockeez latest show JREAMZ, JOURNEY WITHIN, at MGM Grand, is fun for the whole family.Voted Best family and Best All Ages show for four years in a row, the world-renowned dance crew mesermerize and entertain with their synchronized dance moves and own brand of humor. 866.740.7711 www.jabbawockeez.com

AXEHOLE VEGAS Unleash Your Inner Viking! At Axehole Vegas, an Axe Throwing Range, We’ve Taught 80,000+ Guests. Anyone Can Do It! Kids 7+, Men, Women, Grandparents Too! We Host Tournaments, Birthdays & Corporate Events! Alcohol available. 450 Fremont Street, Ste 163 (Inside of Neonopolis, Under the Escalator) 1.888.879.9293 Axeholevegas@gmail.com axeholevegas.com


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ADAM LONDON’S LAUGHTERNOON An engaging afternoon show from the comedian who’s obsessed with ducks. Daily, 4 pm. The D, 702.388.2111. www.thed.showare.com JOHN CAPARULO Best known as the “Under Dressed Everyman” on “Chelsea Lately,” Caparulo brings a fresh approach to his residency at Harrah’s. W-M, 10 pm; dark June 4-11. Harrah’s Las Vegas, 702.777.2782. www.johncaparulo.com/shows

Concerts BLONDE INVASION: THE SHOW A tribute to the three greatest blondes in pop music. Inside the V Theater. M-Sa, 7 pm. Miracle Mile Shops, 866.932.1818. www.vtheater boxoffice.com/las-vegasshows/blond-invasion MJ LIVE A show that captures the essence of the King of Pop live in concert. Relive his biggest hits, dance moves and phenomenal voice. Nightly, 7 pm. The Strat , 702.944.4919. www.stratospherehotel.com/Entertainment/ MJ-LIVE PURPLE REIGN: THE ULTIMATE PRINCE TRIBUTE SHOW A 90-minute show by one of Vegas’ most beloved bands, packed with hits from the Purple One. M-Tu, Th-Sa, 9:30 pm. 16+. Tropicana, 800.829.9034. purplereign.net

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LAUGH FACTORY LAS VEGAS Brings in a rotating lineup of the hottest comedians in the business. Nightly, 8:30 & 10:30 pm; F-Sa, midnight. Tropicana, 702.739.2411. www.laughfactory.com/clubs/ las-vegas


Dance Instruction X BURLESQUE UNIVERSITY Learn showgirl choreography on stage from one of the X girls! Also, receive a complimentary make-up kit and learn how to apply showgirl makeup. Sa, 3 pm. 18+. Flamingo, 702.777.2782 www.xshowslasvegas.com

Magic & Illusion MAT FRANCO A fresh, fun and feel-good take on magic that defies all expectations, from the Season 9 winner of “America’s Got Talent.” Times and dates vary. The Linq, 702.777.2782. www.matfranco.com

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PIFF THE MAGIC DRAGON An “America’s Got Talent” standout, this imaginative magician has more than 12 million YouTube hits. June 1-6, 8-13, 19-27, 30, 8 pm. Flamingo, 702.777.2782. www.piffthemagicdragon.com

Performance Art CRISS ANGEL: MINDFREAK It’s “MINDFREAK” live when this provocative magician presents the most revolutionary illusions he’s ever brought to the stage. W-Su, 7 pm; dark June 5-9. Planet Hollywood Resort, 702.777.2782. www.crissangel.com JABBAWOCKEEZ This world-famous dance troupe’s show is a celebration of imagination, top-notch choreography and stunning special effects. Th-M, 7 & 9:30 pm; June 29, 4, 7 & 9:30 pm. MGM Grand, 702.531.3826. www.jbwkz.com OPIUM This show, from the creators of “Absinthe,” includes a pack of comedians, some raunchy crooners and a martini or three. W-M, 10 pm. The Cosmopolitan, 866.973.9611. www.spiegel world.com/opium

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Production Shows ABSINTHE An adult carnival with a cast of eclectic performers who amaze audiences with bizarre acts. Daily, 8 pm & 10 pm. 18+. Caesars Palace, 888.929.7849. www.absinthevegas.com DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN A no-holds-barred look at the battle of the sexes and who gets control of the remote control. Tu, 8:40 pm. The D, 702.388.2111. www.defendingthecaveman. com

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ELVIS PRESLEY’S HEARTBREAK HOTEL IN CONCERT Features 18 iconic Elvis songs and scenes from his life on four giant LED screens. W-M, 8 pm; Su, 3 pm. Harrah’s Las Vegas, 702.777.2782. www.caesars.com/ harrahs-las-vegas/shows/ elvis-presleys-heartbreak-hotel

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FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY Ross, Rachel, Chandler, Monica, Joey and Phoebe return to celebrate and poke fun at the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan. W-M, 8:38 pm. The D, 702.388.2111. www. friendsmusicalparody.com

MARRIAGE CAN BE MURDER An interactive dinner theater experience in which the audience becomes part of the mystery unfolding around it. Nightly, 6:30 pm. The D, 702.388.2111. www.marriage canbemurder.com

LEGENDS IN CONCERT Celebrates 35 years as the longest-running show in Las Vegas with a live band, dancers and acts paying tribute to a rotating roster of performers. M-Sa, 7:30 pm. Tropicana, 702.739.2222. www.legendsinconcert.com

X BURLESQUE Imaginative choreography meets today’s hottest music in a show that emulates the style of traditional burlesque. Nightly, 10 pm. 18+. Flamingo, 702.777.2782. www.xshowslasvegas.com

MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS This production show takes “Magic Mike” from the small screen to the Vegas stage, recreating Club Domina and adding a 360-degree dance and acrobatic strip. W-Su, 7:30 & 10 pm. Hard Rock Hotel, 702.693.5222. magicmikelivelasvegas.com

X COUNTRY: THE SHOW The seductive X Country Girls tease the audience with acts set to songs by country music’s most popular performers. Th-M, 10 pm. 18+. Harrah’s Las Vegas, 702.777.2782. www.xshowslasvegas.com X ROCKS A high-voltage adult topless revue set to an iconic rock soundtrack. W-Su, 10 pm. 21+.

Bally’s Las Vegas, 702.777.2782. www.xshowslasvegas.com

Tickets TIX4TONIGHT Discounts on several commonly sold-out shows, available at all nine of Tix4Tonight locations: Planet Hollywood, the Giant Coke Bottle, North Premium Outlet Mall, Showcase Mall, Town Square, Casino Royale, Fashion Show Mall, Bally’s Grand Bazaar and Hawaiian Marketplace. 877.849.4868. www.Tix4Tonight.com

DINING American BLACKOUT—DINING IN THE DARK—Near Strip. Customers dine in the dark using only their senses of touch, hearing, taste and smell while waiters deliver food using night vision goggles. Choose from a prix-fixe four-course lunch or

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six-course dinner. $$$ M-Th, 5 pm-11 pm; F-Su, noon-11 pm. 3871 S. Valley View Blvd., 702.960.4000. www.dineblackout.com CAFÉ AMERICANO —Caesars Palace. Classic American dishes and cocktails arrive 24 hours a day in this stylish space. $$ 702.650.5921. www.cafeamericanovegas.com CLAIM JUMPER— Multiple locations. Hearty portions of your favorite comfort foods, including rotisserie chicken, baby back pork ribs, fresh baked pot pie and woodfired pizzas, and desserts such as the Six-Layer Chocolate Motherlode Cake and Scratch Carrot Cake. $$ 129 E. Fremont St., 702.386.8238; 601 N. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, 702.933.0880; 1100 S. Fort Apache Road, 702.243.8751. www.claimjumper.com

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HASH HOUSE A GO GO—Multiple locations. Hearty portions of award-winning, farm-fresh food that are comforting day or night. $ Open 24 hours at The Linq; call other locations for hours. 3535 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 702.254.4646; 6800 W. Sahara Ave., 702.804.4646; 3700 W. Flamingo Road, 702.777.2761; 1 S. Main St., 702.384.4646; 555 N. Stephanie St., Henderson, 702.898.4646. www.hashhouseagogo.com ROCK & REILLY’S— Hawaiian Marketplace. Selections for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a huge whiskey menu, make your meal at this 24-hour restaurant. Try dishes such as a classic Reuben and a turkey burger. $$ 702.805.2777. www.rockandreillyslv.com STRIP HOUSE—Planet Hollywood Resort. A celebration of food for the truly indulgent: decadent steaks, goose-fat fried potatoes and desserts big enough for an army. $$$ Open Su-W, 5-10 pm; Th-Sa, 5 pm11 pm. 702.737.5200. www.striphouse.com TOP OF THE WORLD RESTAURANT & LOUNGE—The Strat. Culinary delights served in

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an elegant atmosphere with unparalleled views of the city. $$$$ Open daily, 11 am-11 pm. 702.380.7711. www.stratosphe rehotel.com/Food-Drink

Brazilian PAMPAS BRAZILIAN GRILLE —Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. Enjoy sizzling skewers of the finest meats and poultry brought to your table in a seemingly endless parade of food. $$ Open SuTh, 11:30-10:30 pm; F-Sa, 11:30 am-11:30 pm. 702.737.4748. www.pampasusa.com

Chinese WING-LEI—Wynn Las Vegas. The first Chinese restaurant in the country to be awarded a Michelin star. $$$$ Open for dinner Su-Th, 5:30-9:30 pm; F-Sa, 5:30-10 pm. 702.770.3388. www.wynnlasvegas.com/ Dining/FineDining/WingLei

French EIFFEL TOWER RESTAURANT—Paris Las Vegas. This romantic restaurant is located 11 stories above the Strip. $$$$ Open for lunch M-F, 11:30 am-3 pm; dinner Su-Th, 4:30-10:30 pm; dinner F-Sa, 4:30-11 pm; brunch Sa-Su, 10 am-3 pm. Reservations necessary. 702.948.6937. www. eiffeltowerrestaurant.com PICASSO—Bellagio. Ponder the prestigious works of the legendary artist and savor edible masterpieces. $$$$ Open for dinner W-M, 5:30-9:30 pm. 702.693.8865. www.bellagio. com/en/restaurants/picasso. html

German HOFBRAUHAUS—Near Strip. An exact replica of the legendary Hofbrauhaus in Munich, Germany, with authentic Bavarian cuisine and a traditional Beer Hall. $$ Open Su-Th, 11 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 11 am-midnight. 4510 Paradise Road, 702.853.2337. www. hofbrauhauslasvegas.com

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ESTIATORIO MILOS—The Cosmopolitan. Fine Greek cuisine, with an emphasis on seafood. $$$$ Open for lunch daily, 11:30 am-3 pm; dinner Su-Th, 5-10:30 pm; dinner F-Sa, 5-11:30 pm. 877.893.2001. www. cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/ restaurants/estiatorio-milos

Italian CIPRIANI—Wynn Las Vegas. Italian and Venetian recipes, such as the original carpaccio alla Cipriani and baked tagliolini with ham. $$$$ 702.770.7390. www.cipriani.com

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IL MULINO NEW YORK—Forum Shops at Caesars. Featuring cuisine from the Abruzzo region of Italy. $$$$ Open for lunch M-Sa, noon-2 pm; dinner nightly, 5-10 pm. 702.492.6000. www.ilmulino.com/las-vegas

172—Rio. Live music, the freshest in sushi and craft cocktails make for a fun night inside the Masquerade Village. $$$ W-Su, 5 pm-close. 702.513.3356. www.rock172.com

MERCATO DELLA PESCHERIA—Grand Canal Shoppes. The seafoodforward restaurant also features imported cheeses, house-made pastas, seasonal vegetables, salads and Romanstyle pizzas. $$$ Open daily, 11 am-11 pm. 702.837.0309. www. mercatodellapescheria.com

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TREVI—Forum Shops at Caesars. Cafe dining with elongated street lamps and a walk-up gelato/espresso bar. $$ Open Su-Th, 11 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 11 am-midnight. 702.735.4663. www.trevi-italian.com

CADILLAC MEXICAN TEQUILA & KITCHEN BAR—Golden Nugget. Mouthwatering Mexican food and more than 70 boutique tequila selections make this dining experience unforgettable. $$ Open M-Th, 11 am-11 pm; F, 11 am-midnight; Sa, 9 am-midnight; Su, 9 am-11 pm. 702.386.8169. www.cadillacbar.com EL DORADO CANTINA— Near Strip. This Mexican sensation uses all sustainably raised products in its cuisine that represents the different regions of Mexico. Its bar offers

more than 100 tequilas. $$ Open 24 hours. 3025 Sammy Davis Jr. Drive, 702.722.2289. www.eldoradovegas.com

Other LIP SMACKING FOODIE TOURS Visit up to four of Vegas’ most highly acclaimed restaurants in just one outing! Taste the most buzzed-about signature dishes prepared by award-winning chefs. No lines. No hassles with reservations. 888.681.4388. www.VegasFoodieTour.com TIX4TONIGHT Save on meals with the Vegas Dining Card, available for purchase at all nine of Tix4Tonight locations: Planet Hollywood, the Giant Coke Bottle, North Premium Outlet Mall, Showcase Mall, Town Square, Casino Royale, Fashion Show Mall, Bally’s Grand Bazaar and Hawaiian Marketplace. 3667 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 877.849.4868. www.tix4tonight.com

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GROTTO ITALIAN RISTORANTE—Golden Nugget. A menu that takes its inspiration from the Amalfi Coast of Italy. $$ Open Su-Th, 11:30 am-10:30 pm; F-Sa, 11:30 am-11:30 pm. Open for pizza Su-Th until midnight; F-Sa until 1 am. 702.386.8341. www.

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Pan-Asian BEST FRIEND—Park MGM. Los Angeles chef Roy Choi pulls together the best of his Korean barbecue with some only-in-Las Vegas experiences. $ Open daily, 5 pm-midnight. 702.730.6770 MOMOFUKU—The Cosmopolitan. Fusion of American, Japanese and Korean fare that includes steamed buns and noodles. $$ Open daily for lunch, 11 am-3 pm; social hour at Peach Bar, 3-5:30 pm; and dinner, 5:30-10:30 pm. 702.698.2663. vegas.momofuku.com

Pizza GIORDANO’S—Grand Bazaar Shops at Bally’s. Chicago-style deep-dish pizza keeps the crowds coming. $$ Open Su-Th, 11 am-1 am; F-Sa, 11 am-2 am. 702.850.2420.

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POP UP PIZZA—Plaza. A hotspot for handmade gourmet pizza made with market-fresh ingredients, as well as salads, vegetarian and vegan fare. $ Open daily, 11 am-2 am. 1 Main St., 702.366.0049. www.popuppizzalv.com

Pubs & Grills SENOR FROG’S—Treasure Island. Mexican specialties and burgers in a party-time atmosphere where casual attire is encouraged. $$ Open for lunch and dinner daily. 702.894.7777. senorfrogs.com/lasvegas

Seafood CHART HOUSE—Golden Nugget. Dine on top-of-thecatch seafood and succulent steaks amid a 75,000-gallon centerpiece aquarium. In the Rush Tower. $$$ Open M-Th, 11:30 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 11:30 am-11:30 pm; Su, 11:30 am-10:30 pm. 702.386.8364. www.charthouse.com/locations/las-vegas

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MASTRO’S OCEAN CLUB—The Shops at Crystals. The freshest in upscale seafood and USDA prime steaks in an intimate and energetic environment. $$$$ Open for dinner nightly, 5-11 pm; bar open nightly from 4 pm. 3720 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 702.798.7115. www. mastrosrestaurants.com/ Locations/NV/Las-Vegas

Southern HOUSE OF BLUES RESTAURANT & BAR— Mandalay Bay. Rock- and blues-themed restaurant serves Southern dishes, plus live music. Gospel Brunch, Su. $$ Open daily, 7 am-midnight. 702.632.7607. www.houseofblues.com/lasvegas/restaurant SMOKED BURGERS & BBQ—Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Dig into delicious BBQ or a juicy burger while you cheer on your favorite team; or, lounge outdoors as you sip on sweet tea (and a handcrafted cocktail). $$ Open SuTh, 11:30 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 11:30 am-midnight. 702.836.2096. www.smokedburgersandbbq. com

Steaks & Chops LAWRY’S THE PRIME RIB—Howard Hughes Row. Enjoy the world’s finest prime rib, aged 21 days and handcarved to order tableside. $$$ Open for lunch M-F, 11:30 am-2 pm; dinner M-Sa, 5-10 pm; dinner Su, 4-9 pm. 4043 Howard Hughes Parkway, 702.893.2223. www.lawrysonline.com/ lawrys-the-prime-rib-las-vegas OSCAR’S STEAKHOUSE—The Plaza. Former Mayor Oscar B. Goodman’s glamorous steakhouse. $$$ Open from 4 pm nightly. 702.386.7227. www.oscarslv.com THE STEAK HOUSE— Circus Circus. “The Best Steak House in Las Vegas” for two decades. $$$ Open Su-F, 4-10 pm; Sa, 4-11 pm. 702.794.3767. www.circuscircus.com/dining/ the_steakhouse.aspx

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VIC & ANTHONY’S STEAKHOUSE—Golden Nugget. Enjoy high-quality menu selections such as Bonein Ribeye and Australian Rock Lobster. $$$$ Open for dinner nightly, 5-11 pm. 702.386.8399. www.vicandanthonys.com/ locations/las-vegas/index.asp

Tapas BLUE MARTINI—Town Square. Tapas-style dining and more than 30 premium martinis make for one of the best socializing spots in town. $ Happy hour from 4-7 pm. 702.949.2583. www.lasvegas. bluemartinilounge.com

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FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS (FSC) The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace is noted for its unique combination of top retail, dining, entertainment, location and thematic Roman ambience and features more than 160 specialty shops and restaurants, such as Smoked Burgers & BBQ. Su-Th, 10 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 10 am-midnight. 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702.893.3807. www.forumshops.com GRAND CANAL SHOPPES (GCS) Located inside The Venetian | The Palazzo Resort-HotelCasino, the center boasts over 180 specialty brands and world-class restaurants nestled around a charming and faithful reproduction of Venice’s Grand

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FASHION SHOW (FS) Las Vegas’ largest shopping destination offers six department stores, including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Macys, Dillard’s and Macy’s Mens. Each weekend, the center hosts live fashion shows on its runway, featuring the latest styles from its anchor stores and more than 230 retailers. Mall hours are M-Sa, 10 am-9 pm; Su, 11 am-7 pm. 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702.369.8382. www.thefashionshow.com


Canal, complete with cobbled walkways, streetside cafes and live entertainment. Open Su-Th, 10 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 10 am-midnight. The Venetian | The Palazzo, 702.414.4525. www.grandcanalshoppes.com LAS VEGAS NORTH PREMIUM OUTLETS (LVN-PO) Stroll through this upscale, village-style outlet and enjoy savings of 25 to 65 percent every day on an impressive collection of name-brand outlet stores. M-Sa, 9 am-9 pm; Su, 9 am-8 pm. 875 S. Grand Central Parkway, 702.474.7500. www.premium outlets.com/vegasnorth

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LAS VEGAS SOUTH PREMIUM OUTLETS (LVS-PO) Find savings of 25 to 65 percent every day on top name brands. In all, the shopping center features 140 stores and offers two food courts. M-Sa, 9 am9 pm; Su, 9 am-8 pm. 7400 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702.896.5599. www.premiumoutlets.com/ vegassouth THE LINQ PROMENADE (LQP) Anchored by the High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel topping out at 550 feet, this shopping district features a mix of 40 shops and restaurants spread over 200,000 square feet. Open M-Th, 10 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 10 am-midnight; Su, 10 am10 pm. 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702.322.0550 THE SHOPPES AT MANDALAY PLACE (MP) Offers 40 unique venues, including popular bars, restaurants, and one-of-a-kind stores from across the U.S. Daily, 10 am11 pm. On the sky bridge between Mandalay Bay and Luxor, 702.632.7777. www.mandalaybay.com THE SHOPS AT CRYSTALS (CR) Combines dramatic architecture with exclusive offerings from the world’s most elite brands. Daily, 10 am-midnight. CityCenter, 702.590.9299. www.crystalsatcitycenter.com

TOWN SQUARE (TSQ) A 1.5 million-square-foot shopping, dining and entertainment center on the south end of the Strip. Located in the heart of the square are two parks. The westernmost anchor is AMC Theatres. Open M-Th, 10 am9 pm; F-Sa, 10 am-10 pm; Su, 11 am-8 pm. 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702.269.5001. www.my townsquarelasvegas.com WYNN ESPLANADE (WE) Boasts 26 high-end retail stores that carry everything from runway fashion and evening wear to everyday wear and accessories. Su-Th, 10 am-11 pm; F-Sa, until midnight. Wynn Las Vegas, 702.770.7000. www.wynnlasvegas.com WYNN PLAZA SHOPS (WP) The gateway to Wynn Las Vegas features a number of luxury boutiques in an opulent new shopping experience. Open Su-Th, 10 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 10 am-midnight. Wynn Las Vegas, 702.770.7070. www.wynnlasvegas.com

music for singles, couples and group massages from 60 to 120 minutes. 805.815.9220. www.mobilemassage2go.com

Fashion ELTON’S MEN’S STORE Contemporary and creative men’s fashions. MP, 702.990.0571 PRADA Known around the world for ultra-high-end, ultra-stylish apparel, footwear, sportswear and accessories. VB, 702.866.6886; CR, 702.740.3000. www.prada.com ROBERT GRAHAM Bold and brilliant men’s clothing. FS, 702.477.0370; GCS, 702.489.7906. www.robertgraham.us VALIANT PARIS High-end luxury fashions direct from Paris. Find shoes, pret-aporter and top jewelries. FS and GCS. www.valiant-paris.com

Spas & Salons MASSAGE 2GO The mobile service massage parlor comes to you. The space includes a table, sheets and

SWEET TEASE SALON Choose from a range of services at Sweet Tease Salon, such as hair cuts and color, waxing, makeup services, tanning, manicures, pedicures, massage and facials. 80 E. Pebble Road, 702.516.9369. www.sweetteasesalon.com A TOUCH OF LAS VEGAS SPA Private hot tub, steam and massage rooms, along with facials, body wraps, scrubs, microdermabrasion and more. Daily, 9 am-9 pm. 4305 Dean Martin Drive, Ste. 160. 702.623.5417. www.atouchoflvspa.com

Specialty Shops & Services A&W PHOTOGRAPHY Offers everything from professional head shots and publicity photos to senior class photos, pregnancy and wedding photos. 80 E. Pebble Road, 702.454.4422. www.awpix.com.

SLATER’S 50/50 Indulge in all-things bacon and an impressive 50 draft beer selection. Featured on Forbes, Travel Channel, and EATER, Slater’s 50/50’s award-winning burgers are made with 50% bacon and 50% beef patties. Complete your Vegas bucket list with the 24K Burger, with 24K Gold, Wagyu Beef, and Truffle Cheese. 467 E Silverado Ranch Blvd. 5 Min from S. Las Vegas Blvd. 702.766.5050 PROMOTION

OSAKA JAPANESE BISTRO 20 X winner Best Japanese and Sushi in Las Vegas RJ poll. Authentic Japanese dishes & e ers e s shes . ue & Toro at the Sushibar, Teppanyaki western style dining. 5 Minutes from the Strip 10920 S. Eastern Ave., 702-616-3788 4205 West Sahara Ave., 702-876-4988 PROMOTION

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HONOLULU COOKIE COMPANY Spreads the true spirit of aloha in the form of gourmet cookies made in Hawaii. FSC, 725.214.0001; GCS, 702.836.9413; LQP, 702.489.6111. www.honolulucookie.com MEDMEN PREMIUM DISPENSARIES Enjoy a premium experience as you shop in the refined comfort of MedMen’s upscale dispensaries. 4503 Paradise Road, 702.405.8597; 823 S. 3rd St., 702.527.7685; 6332 S. Rainbow Blvd., 702.659.7316. www.medmen.com

Attractions BELLAGIO CONSERVATORY An elaborate display of horticulture and art, with more than 7,500 plants, trees and flowers in view. Open 24 hours. Free. Bellagio, 702.693.7111. www.bellagio.com/attractions/ botanical-garden.aspx BELLAGIO FOUNTAINS Serpentine streams of water blast 245 feet in the air and

COWABUNGA BAY Brightly colored water park that’s fun for the entire family; it features eight water slides, a lazy river, wave pool, kid’s cove and much more. Call for hours and pricing. 900 Galleria Drive, Henderson, 702.850.9000. www.cowabungabayvegas. com CSI: THE EXPERIENCE Test your inner crime solver at the blockbuster interactive exhibit based on the hit TV show, “CSI.” Includes state-of-the-art forensic equipment and interactive displays: survey the crime scene, gather the evidence, solve the case! Open daily, 9 am-9 pm; last admission at 8 pm. MGM Grand, 702.531.3826. www.mgmgrand.com/entertain ment/csi-the-experience.aspx EIFFEL TOWER EXPERIENCE Travel 460 feet above the Strip to the top of this half-scale replica and enjoy a panoramic view of the city and mountains. Daytime hours: 10 am-6 pm; nighttime hours: 6 pm-1 am. Paris Las Vegas, 702.946.7000. www.caesars.com/parislas-vegas/things-to-do/ eiffel-tower GONDOLA RIDES Glide along the canals of The Venetian while a gondolier serenades you. Indoor and

outdoor rides available. Indoor: Su-Th, 10 am-11 pm; F-Sa, 10 am-midnight. Outdoor: Su-Th, 5 pm-10:45 pm; F-Sa, 5 pm-11:45 pm. The Venetian, 702.414.4300. www.venetian.com/hotel/ attractions/gondola-rides.html

Shot, all open Su-Th, 10 am-1 am; F-Sa until 2 am. See it with the all-day rides pass (SkyJump a separate price). The Strat , 702.383.5210. www.stratospherehotel.com/ Attractions

HIGH ROLLER The world’s tallest observation wheel. Its 28 glass-enclosed cabins offer you unparalleled views of the Strip from the middle of all the action in a 30-minute ride. Open daily, 11:30 am-2 am. The Linq, 866.328.1888. www.caesars.com/thelinq/ high-roller.html

VEGAS BALLOON RIDES Go up, up and away on the world’s oldest form of flight— the hot air balloon. Whether you’re looking for a small, private flight or are part of a large group, there’s a package for you. Flights start at $275 per person. Special offers may be available. 4390 Polaris Ave, 702.553.3039. www.vegasballoonrides.com

MERMAID SHOW Visit the casino’s 117-gallon reef aquarium for live mermaid swims Th-Su. Th-Sa: noon1:15 pm; 2-3:15 pm; 5-8:15 pm. Su: 10:30 am-1:15 pm; 2-3:15 pm; 5-6:45 pm. Silverton, 702.263.7777. silvertoncasino.com/amenities/aquariummermaids-shows SIEGFRIED & ROY’S SECRET GARDEN AND DOLPHIN HABITAT The famous duo’s ode to preservation, where white tigers, lions and other big cats live in the lap of luxury. The adjacent 2.5 million-gallon habitat is an observation and research facility with underwater viewing areas. Open daily, 10 am-6:30 pm. Mirage, 702.791.7188. www. mirage.com/attractions/secret-garden.aspx STRAT TOWER Features America’s tallest freestanding tower with indoor and outdoor observation decks. The tower houses SkyJump, X-Scream, Insanity and the Big

PANDORA For gifts that are both personal and stylish, choose Pandora. Shop our newest jewelry styles including charms, bracelets, rings, necklaces, and earrings. Forum Shops, 702.489.2674; Venetian, 702.733.9442; Miracle Mile, 702.836.9591; Fashion Show, 702.369.0355; Mccarran: D Gates, 702.261.7414 & Terminal 3, 702.629.2608; Downtown Summerlin, 702.750.0308.

VEGAS INDOOR SKYDIVING Experience skydiving within a vertical wind tunnel, with air speeds up to 120 mph, simulating the free-fall of skydiving. Must be height/weight proportionate. Open daily at 9:30 am. 200 Convention Center Drive, 702.731.4768. www. vegasindoorskydiving.com

Museums & Exhibitions BELLAGIO GALLERY OF FINE ART A premier exhibition space that is committed to presenting intimate exhibitions featuring works by some of the world’s most compelling artists. Currently on display are Yayoi Kusama’s infinity rooms, through June 30. Open daily, 10 am-8 pm; last admission at 7:30 pm. Bellagio, 702.693.7871. www.bellagio.com/en/entertainment/gallery-of-fine-art. html DISCOVERY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM The wonder of discovery is realized at this fun and educational museum, where kids of all ages can explore electricity, energy, space and much more. Open Tu-Su. 360 Promenade Place, 702.382.5437. www.discoverykidslv.org THE MOB MUSEUM See the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement, with one-of-a-kind artifacts, exhibits on the legacy of the Mob, myths debunked and an in-depth look at mobsters in

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are set to music. Weekdays: every 30 minutes between 3-8 pm; every 15 minutes from 8 pm-midnight. Starts Sa at noon; Su at 11 am. Free. Bellagio, 702.693.7111. www.bellagio.com/attractions/ fountains-of-bellagio.aspx

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DEJA VU ADULT EMPORIUM The biggest and best adult boutique in town, with more than 12,000 square feet of adult fun. Couples-friendly atmosphere. Offers massage and bachelorette items, DVDs, books, novelties, lingerie, dance wear and bikinis. 4335 W. Tropicana Ave, 702.367.8002. www.dejavu.com


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TA S T E OF L A S V E G A S CADILLAC BAR Mouth-watering Mexican food, over 70 boutique Tequilas and numerous high def flat screen TVs showcasing your favorite sporting events – all set the tone for a perfect day or night in Vegas! Our menu offers a variety of items; such as tapas, ensaladas, fajitas and the popular Especiales de la Casa with signature items including Carnitas Guadalajara, Relleno de Camaron and Huarache. Our hand-crafted cocktail selections go well beyond traditional, including two featured barrel aged margarita’s, complemented by an impressive list of Mezcal, Blanco, Anejo, Reposado and Distinctive Tequilas. Open daily, see hours of operation or order To-Go! Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 E. Fremont Street 702.386.8169, cadillacbar.com

TREVI At the crossroads of divine shopping and casino magic, you’ll find TREVI, Vegas’ answer to Romanesque elegance and dining excellence. Located next to the ‘Fountain of the Gods’ at The Forum Shops in Caesars Palace, TREVI offers a variety of classic and contemporary Italian dishes prepared from the finest ingredients with true TREVI flair. Be sure to save room for homemade gelato, award-winning tiramisu and spectacular Italian cream cake. TREVI is the perfect setting for lunch, dinner, group dining or cocktails. Toss a coin in the fountain and make your wish upon leaving - you’ll be sure to return! Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, 3500 Las Vegas Boulevard South, 702.735.4663, trevi-italian.com

HASH HOUSE A GO GO Farm foods aren’t just for breakfast anymore. That’s the philosophy behind the “Twisted Farm Food” at Hash House A Go Go, where the portions are generous and the times are fun. Chicken and waffles for dinner? Of course! The winner of 24 “Best Of” awards in Las Vegas, the restaurant has been featured on the Travel Channel’s “Man vs. Food” and the Food Channel. The Linq—Center Strip, 702.254.4646 | Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, 702.252.7777 | The Plaza Hotel— Downtown Main St., 702.384.4646 | 6800 West Sahara, 702.804.4646 | 555 North Stephanie Street, Henderson, 702.898.4646 | www.hashhouseagogo.com


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TA S T E OF L A S V E G A S VIC & ANTHONY’S STEAKHOUSE A world-class steakhouse, Vic & Anthony’s features an award-winning menu with the finest prime beef featuring our exclusive A5 Kobe Beef and fresh seafood. The finedining experience is further enhanced by an extensive wine collection, impeccable service and an elegant yet intimate atmosphere. Guests are welcomed by the eyecatching display of lobster tails and hand-cut prime steaks as they walk through the door. Join us in our private tasting room which seats up to 18 people. For a memorable meal, a sophisticated special event or cocktails with class, Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse is sure to please. Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 E. Fremont Street 702.386.8399, vicandanthonys.com

STRIP HOUSE Strip House allows you to experience the combination of charred cuts perfectly paired with decadent sides set in siren red interiors where old world glamour meets modern style and sophistication. Named one of the best steak restaurants by Zagat and awarded four stars by Forbes, the namesake cut isn’t the only thing to marvel upon, with walls adorned by original Studio Manasse prints of 1930s burlesque stars. Whether you are coming for the perfect after work cocktail, or to experience our late-night tableside service, you are guaranteed not to be disappointed. Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV 89109 702.737.5200, striphouse.com

CIPRIANI LAS VEGAS The iconic Cipriani restaurant brings classic glamour, impeccable service, and Italian recipes to the Wynn Plaza Shops, continuing the four-generation family tradition of “to serve is first to love.” The space exudes timeless elegance with nautical touches, glossy walnut and chrome accents, plush seating, and terrazzo floors and features a separate private dining area perfect for intimate affairs. Wynn Plaza Shops, 3131 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702 770 7390, www.cipriani.com Operation: Open for lunch and dinner SundayWednesday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday 11:30 a.m. to midnight


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TA S T E OF L A S V E G A S GROTTO Grotto is an authentic Italian restaurant, located at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino, where everything is homemade on-premise. You will find only the freshest ingredients in every dish, from new creations to the classics. Prepared as they are in the Old Country, be it fish, chicken, veal, shellfish or beef, you can rest assured that your choice will delight you with the most delicious Italian food this side of the Bay of Naples. Italian food deserves to be paired with a fine Italian wine and Grotto offers a unique collection to complement your meal. If wine isn’t your thing, try a perfectly mixed cocktail or our famous Peach Bellini. Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, 129 E. Fremont Street 702.386.8341, grottorestaurants.com

CHART HOUSE LAS VEGAS From seasonal seafood to award-winning Certified Angus Prime Rib, Chart House is sure to please with our unparalleled selections. The 75,000 gallon aquarium, sporting a variety of exotic fish, is the center point of this happening restaurant. Voted Reader’s Choice Best Date Night, View and Happy Hour. Enjoy the Crab Avocado & Mango Stack or Charred Octopus before you indulge in specialties such as Mac Nut Mahi, Baked Whole Fish and the Original Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Excellent Happy Hour, Mon-Fri, 4-6pm with appetizers starting at $5 & Signature Cocktails starting at $7. Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino 129 E. Fremont St. 702.386.8364, chart-house.com

CLAIM JUMPER RESTAURANT Skip the buffet line in favor of the fresh, scratch-made goodness at Claim Jumper. From overstuffed burgers and sandwiches, to seafood favorites like fish tacos and USDA Choice steaks, Claim Jumper has what everyone is craving. For a sweet ending, try one of many indulgent desserts, or relax with an array of signature cocktails, an extensive wine list, and craft beers. Visit Claim Jumper today! Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino- 129 E. Fremont St. 702.386.8238 claimjumper.com


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TA S T E OF L A S V E G A S MASTRO’S OCEAN CLUB World-class service and exquisite cuisine can be found within this 80-foot sculptural treehouse. Experience the signature Iced Seafood Tower and highly acclaimed bone-in filet, or savor a specialty Dry- Ice Martin. Enjoy new sushi items, such as the Ahi Tuna Tostada, Magura Lime Roll and Chilean Seabass Ponzu. These new items were developed exclusively for Mastro’s by internationally acclaimed chef Angel Carbajal, of the award-winning Nick-San Sushi Bar in Cabo San Lucas. Open for dinner nightly. Private rooms overlooking the treehouse are available for special events. Crystals at City Center 702.798.7115, Mastros.com

IL MULINO NEW YORK Savor Italy’s tantalizing flavors and culinary traditions in a luxurious setting that melds the elegance of New York City with the vibrancy of Las Vegas. Il Mulino New York Las Vegas is an outpost of the acclaimed Abruzzi-influenced flagship in Greenwich Village, a Manhattan institution that has delighted the world’s most discerning palates for over thirty years. Our menu features exquisitely prepared farmfresh meat, fish and vegetables served with the highest level of personal attention to our guest. Sunday - Friday at $39 for 3 courses between the hours of 5:00pm- 6:30pm. Entrée $25 and over. Please call for reservations. Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, Third floor, 702.492.6000, ilmulino.com

ESTIATORIO MILOS Located inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, this dining destination brings an authentic taste of Greece to Las Vegas, sparing no effort to find the most delicious fish from around the world preparing them in the subtlest, most flavorful ways. Featuring an open floor plan, multiple private dining rooms and event spaces, and our famed fish market showcasing diverse selections flown in daily from the Mediterranean, Milos has become the go-to destination for a discerning audience of locals and visitors alike. 3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV, 89102 702.698.7930, www.estiatoriomilos.com


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TA S T E OF L A S V E G A S OSCAR’S STEAKHOUSE Named after former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, the award-winning Oscar’s Steakhouse inside the iconic dome of the Plaza Hotel and Casino pays homage to the Vegas of yesteryear. Oscar’s recreates the bygone vintage Vegas era with Rat Pack-style music, classic décor, attentive service, and a delectable meal. The menu boasts a delicious selection of perfectly aged steaks, fresh seafood and made from scratch sides. Paired with a handcrafted cocktail or wine from an extensive list, Oscar’s offers an unforgettable dinner experience in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. Plaza Hotel & Casino, 1 Main Street Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702.386.7227, oscarslv.com

172 172 is a live music and upscale dining venue that features an eclectic choice of musicians combined with the freshest sushi, Japanese cuisine and premium craft cocktails anywhere in Las Vegas. 172 provides its patrons access to artists in an intimate, up close, and personal experience that intrigues all five senses. The creativity of Chef Joe Richardson really comes through, from lobster risotto and sushi topped with black truffle to the greatest up and coming bands, this unique venue will leave you speechless. Complete with complimentary parking and a VIP area, 172 is open Wednesday to Sunday 5pm to close. Rio Hotel and Casino / 3700 W. Flamingo Road 2nd Floor, 702.513.3356, rock172.com

MERCATO DELLA PESCHERIA An Italian Seafood Market located in The Venetian Resort and Casino, in the heart of St. Mark’s Square. Mercato Della Pescheria specializes in fresh pastas made daily, seafood, crudo bar, wood fired pizzas and the finest cuts of meats prepared in our Josper oven. Our restaurant has full views of the live entertainment and the indoor sky in St. Mark’s Square. Our interior is beautifully decorated with a mixture of Italian antiques, hand painted artwork and features our custom designed, climate-controlled wine cellar which holds up to 1,400 bottles of wine. Grand Canal Shoppes, 13377 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Suite 2410, 702.837.0309


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TA S T E OF L A S V E G A S BLACKOUT “Dining in the Dark” will take you on the most unique sensory dining experience Vegas has to offer. When the sense of touch, hearing and taste are heightened, food, drinks and dinner conversation become a brand new adventure. BLACKOUT is an extraordinary dining attraction offering a delicious seven course dinner and five course lunch. It’s more than just a meal; it’s a culinary journey of the senses. Great for corporate events, wedding parties, friend nights, date nights and family nights. Book a reservation at DineBlackout.com. 3871 S. Valley View Blvd. #8 Las Vegas, NV 89103, M-Th 5:00pm-10:30pm, F-Sun 12:00pm-10:30pm, 702.960.4000

CAFÉ AMERICANO Café Americano dishes out classic American fare with a Latin twist. 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year! Located in the main lobby of Caesars Palace. Guests of our restaurant can enjoy a contemporary and relaxed atmosphere day or night. Savor expertly crafted cocktails in the lounge, where you may witness us creating everything from barrel-aged classics to signature and traditional drinks. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Start or end on our Terrazza where you can watch any sporting event, or just enjoy the view. At Café Americano, guests are always guaranteed style, superior quality, and award-winning service. 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702.650.5921, www.cafeamericanovegas.com

TRAGO LOUNGE Featuring a world-class selection of spirits and talented craftspeople who can create a host of inventive cocktails, Trago Lounge offers something for everyone in a setting designed to start a conversation or cap a memorable evening. Tropicana Las Vegas, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702.739.2222, troplv.com


Sin City. Daily, 9 am-9 pm. 300 Stewart Ave., 702.229.2734. www.themobmuseum.org THE NEON MUSEUM The Neon Museum preserves Las Vegas’ rich history through one of its most iconic art forms: the neon sign. This outdoor museum is home to more than 200 neon signs dating from the 1930s to present day. The “Brilliant!” experience, in the North Gallery, was created by artist Craig Winslow and transports visitors through the history of Las Vegas with sight and sound. General admission tickets, guided tours and combo tickets with “Brilliant!” or the Mob Museum available. Open daily from 9 am with last tour at 11 pm. 770 Las Vegas Blvd. N., 702.387.6366. www.neonmuseum.org

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REAL BODIES AT BALLY’S You’ll never see your body the same way again. Experience real human bodies presented in dramatic and compelling environments. Open daily at 10 am. Bally’s, 702.777.2782. www.realbodiesatballys.com

NIGHTLIFE Gentlemen’s Clubs CRAZY HORSE 3 Crazy Horse 3 is an award-winning gentlemen’s club featuring hundreds of entertainers and discreet VIP areas. Elevated cuisine and craft cocktails are available 24/7. 3525 W. Russell Road, 702.602.9850. www.crazyhorse3.com

Lounges TRAGO LOUNGE Wine and whiskey, beer and bourbon line the menu alongside creative cocktails at Trago Lounge. Don your business casual and stop by any time during the day or night (Trago is open 24 hours). Tropicana, 702.739.2581. www.troplv. com/dining/trago-lounge

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Nightclubs APEX SOCIAL CLUB Posh nightspot on the 55th f loor of Palms’ Ivory Tower offers city views and a glass-bottomed patio. Palms, 702.942.6832, www.palms.com/apex.html HAKKASAN This hot multi-level mega-club is home to the world’s hottest DJs. Th-Su, from 10:30 pm. MGM Grand, 702.891.3838. www.hakkasanlv.com LIGHT 38,000 square feet of space that merges the nightlife scene with state-of-the-art production and theatrics. W, F-Sa, 10:30 pm-4 am. Mandalay Bay, 702.632.4700. www.thelightvegas.com

Pool Clubs & Dayclubs DRAI’S BEACH CLUB A lush indoor/outdoor club with a rooftop pool deck in the center of the Strip. F-Su, 11 am-6 pm. The Cromwell, 702.777.3800. www.thecromwell.com/drais/ las-vegas-pool-party.html

$29 unlimited 3-day pass; $36 unlimited 4-day pass. M, 7 am-midnight; Tu-Th, 7 am-2 am; F-Su, until 3 am. MGM Grand; Bally’s/Paris; Flamingo/Caesars Palace; Harrah’s/ The Linq; Las Vegas Convention Center; Westgate Las Vegas; SLS/Sahara Ave., 702.699.8200. www.lvmonorail.com LYFT LAS VEGAS From the Las Vegas Strip to downtown, Henderson to Summerlin and McCarran Airport, this ride service has you covered in minutes. Available 24/7; pay through your phone after the ride.

Tours PINK JEEP TOURS Experience remote areas inaccessible to most with Pink Jeep’s rugged fleet of high-end, all-terrain Tour Trekkers. Choose from Grand Canyon (West Rim and South Rim), Valley of Fire, Red Rock Canyon,

Hoover Dam and Death Valley. Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off. Call for reservations. 800.873.3662. www.pinkjeep.com ROYAL EGYPT TOUR WITH DR. ZAHI HAWASS Discover the secrets of Egypt with a tour company unlike any other. Visit the Land of the Pharaohs with the world’s most famous archaeologist, Dr. Zahi Hawass, who has held the keys to all Egyptian antiquities for more than 20 years. Meet distinguished guests including Dr. Mostafa Waziri, Egypt’s Head of Antiquities, and former First Lady Mrs. Jehan Sadat, in the residence of Egypt’s late president Anwar Sadat. “No one can tour Egypt like this. Except for you—when you come and join me,” says Dr. Hawass. 917.719.1974. www.royalegypt.com

KAOS A dayclub/nightclub with residencies from world-renowned musical artists. Dayclub: F-Su, 11 am-6 pm; nightclub: Th-Su, from 10:30 pm. Palms, 702.739.5267. www.palms. com/kaos-club.html

EXPLORE Getting Around FREE TRAM SERVICE Available between TI and the Mirage and Excalibur, Luxor and Mandalay Bay, and also Bellagio, Crystals at CityCenter and Monte Carlo. 24 hours. LAS VEGAS MONORAIL Seven stops between SLS/ Sahara Avenue and the MGM Grand. $5 single ride ticket; $13 unlimited day pass; $23 unlimited 2-day pass;

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Panem Forever Step into Katniss Everdeen’s world at the new The Hunger Games: The Exhibition, where archery training, original sets and costumes, plus an interactive look at how the books were brought to the big screen put you right in the middle of the games. MGM Grand

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