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Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas, Las Vegas! What do you do if you go to Las Vegas in your RV and don’t gamble? Well you go see the sights! This posting is about Las Vegas, the sights to see on the Las Vegas Strip and the Fremont Street Experience. Other Las Vegas postings are Zion National Park, Valley of Fire State Park, Lost City Museum, Red Rock Canyon, Death Valley, Mt Charleston, Hoover Dam, and Lake Havasu and the London Bridge! Enjoy the photos!

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Travel to the top of the Eifel Tower to see Vegas!

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The inside roof

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There are characters everywhere. If you take a photo of them they will ask you for money! I also found several drummers using plastic pails as drums. They weren’t too bad actually.

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Inside shops at the Venetian.

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More Characters

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The Flamingo has a nice Wildlife Habitat.

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These are cupcakes for sale at this bakery.

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Just outside the Flamingo

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A Waxing experience!

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There are water shows at a few of the casinos.

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Trump Tower

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Circus Circus casino provides a few free circus acts for the enjoyment of children and adults alike.

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The Treasure Island Casino doesn’t have the gun firing sinking ship presentation but the ships are still there to be seen.

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There are volcano shows at the Mirage.

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There is even a White Castle burger joint on the strip!

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Harrah’s Carnaval Court has live music and flair bartenders.

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Boulder City Art in the Park

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Hawaiian Aloha crafts sale and  native dances.

 

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Valley of Fire and Lost City Museum Sep 2016

A visit to the Valley of Fire is a visit to a place where the rocks are on fire and history is alive. An outlaw occupied the area near the ‘Mouse Hole’ and there are petroglyphs reminding us that the Indians were here long before us.

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The Lost City Museum is located in a small town near Lake Meade and the Valley of Fire.

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Red Rock Canyon, Ash Meadows, Death Valley Sep 2016

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I’m in Las Vegas for a couple of weeks and I don’t gamble. What do you do in Vegas if you don’t go to the Casinos? Well I am traveling in an RV with a Jeep in tow so I decided to ask many of the more knowledgeable travelers on Facebook. From the many suggestions given to me I decided to visit the following areas:

Red Rock Canyon, Death Valley, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Valley of Fire, Lost City Museum, Hoover Dam, Lake Meade

Then there are many activities in Vegas that are free:

Fountains of Bellagio Water Show, The Botanical Conservatory at the Bellagio, Live Circus acts at the Circus-Circus casino, Atlantis Show & Aquarium at the Caesars Forum Shops, Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo, Viva Vision Light & Sound show at Fremont Street Experience, Live Music and Flair Bartenders at the Harrah’s Carnaval Court, “I lost my M” 3D movie at M&M’s World, Volcano at the Mirage, Saltwater Aquarium at the Mirage, Miracle Mile Fountain Water Show at Planet Hollywood, Mystic Falls Sunset Stampede Show at Sam’s Town, Interactive Fish Feeding Show at the Silverton, Mermaid Swims at the Silverton, Lake of Dreams at the Wynn

I began my adventure by taking on Red Rock Canyon and Death Valley first. Red Rock Canyon reminded me very much of the Badlands loop drive in South Dakota.

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Many movies were made using Red Rock Canyon as a backdrop.

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You can tour in a Pink Jeep!

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The Red Rock Canyon offers many, many hiking trails. Due to my schedule the day I visited I chose not to hike. This is definitely an area I will return to one day to hike through.

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And of course that is a Ferrari sitting by my Jeep!

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After completing the loop around Red Rock Canyon I headed toward Death Valley’s Devil Hole. Little did I know that the bonus was a trip through Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.

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Devils Hole is part of Death Valley National Park but is quite a distance from Furnace Creek Visitors Center. At the gateway to Death Valley there is a beautiful hotel. It appears to be vacant however

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A burned out shell of a building is across the street.

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The lowest place in America is here too!

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Other views as I drove through Death Valley

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