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    Going to Vegas

    I'm heading to Vegas for a few days at the end of the month. Neither my wife or I are much for gambling, so we're going to see the sights. Any advice on "must-sees" and "must avoids"?
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    There is a nice range right outside Pahrump
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    Have fun! Thank you for stimulating the economy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    There is a nice range right outside Pahrump
    You can go and see Area 51, too


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    Hoover Dam!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PDawg View Post
    Hoover Dam!
    I don't gamble much either and I hated the "Strip".

    Hoover Dam was great, as was driving around looking at the sights at Lake Mead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PDawg View Post
    Hoover Dam!
    Check and see if there are boat rentals and see if you can go out on Lake Mead.


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    Hoover Dam was pretty cool. Vegas has some good "family friendly" shows as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CTR man View Post
    Check and see if there are boat rentals and see if you can go out on Lake Mead.
    On the Parkway, the end closest to Hoover dam, there is a restaurant and marina with boat rentals. If I remember it was pretty reasonable.
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    Go see all the shows......................... .................there is a bunch of strip clubs there!!!!
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    I agree with those that said Hoover Dam.




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    I didnt see Hoover Dam but we rented a car and drove to all the national parks to go hiking. Beautiful...drove all the way from Nevada to Arizona to Utah...beautiful.

    I'm not into gambling either but if you want some fun go to Dick's Last Resort..I think it might be in NY NY. THe place is hysterical...everyone gets a "paper hat" while there...with something funny on it. And the waiters swear at you and are obnoxious..pretty funny. They play games too.

    To give you an idea of the humor of the place..my hat said, "I've been down more poles than a Las Vegas stripper" (which for the record is NOT true)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolven View Post
    I'm not into gambling either but if you want some fun go to Dick's Last Resport..I think it might be in NY NY. THe place is hysterical...everyone gets a "paper hat" while there...with something funny on it. And the waiters swear at you and are obnoxious..pretty funny. They play games too.

    To give you an idea of the humor of the place..my hat said, "I've been done more poles than a Las Vegas stripper" (which for the record is NOT true)
    It's in Excalibur right across the walk bridge from NY NY

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    Have fun and remember "What happens in vegas, Stays in vegas"
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    Mrs. 720 is coming with me, so no strip clubs!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlDeputy View Post
    Have fun and remember "What happens in vegas, Stays in vegas"
    Until it ends up on O/R!

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    Just don't make that wrong turn at Albuquerque and wind up in Las Vegas, NM.


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    Haven't been there in years so I am not sure if the hotels still have offers for discount show tickets and other comps like discounted buffets. I went on a group trip, some spent the entire time in the casinos, others, like myself, preferred site seeing. The hotels had packages for day trips to Hoover Dam, Lake Meade and even Aeriel rides of the Grand Canyon (not sure if they do that anymore) Tickets for the event were fairly reasonable. The shows were really reasonable, especially compared to Atlantic City prices but I heard that changed too. Shop around you may get some good deals. I heard the cirque soliel Beatles show is great, if you can get tickets. Costco offers event tickets at a discount too, if you belong to it you can check it out: http://www.insiteticketing.com/costc...;20Vegas,%20NV

    If you don't belong to costco, triple A offers discounts as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    Mrs. 720 is coming with me, so no strip clubs!
    There are some nice burlesque shows....maybe you can sneak one of those in...tell her it's a show with dancing in it.


    Or you can sit through the joy of "Mama Mia" like I did for over 2 hours...sitting next to every 50-65 year old lady singing along with every word to every Abba song. I only went cause Scarpetta (who used to post on here) wanted to see it. The only good part was I got to dress up...never do that around here so it was nice.
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