Las Vegas For Dummies

Las Vegas For Dummies

by Rick Garman




Fun in Las Vegas is a sure bet!

Get set for a winning vacation in Vegas. Stroll by the EiffelTower, meander down the canals of Venice, gaze at an Egyptianpyramid, or cross the Brooklyn Bridge. Take in a show, experiencethe Strip, hit the casinos, enjoy fine cuisine, power shop, or evenexplore nearby natural wonders. Whether you want exciting action orrelaxing luxury, with this friendly guide you've hit thejackpot.

Open the book and find:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice

  • What you shouldn't miss —and what you can skip

  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget

  • Lots of detailed maps

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470643754
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/30/2010
Series: For Dummies Travel Series , #139
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Rick Garman has been writing about Las Vegas since 1997 when he and best friend Mary Herczog began writing the Frommer’s Las Vegas guide book. His Web site,, is one of the most respected Las Vegas travel resources on the Web. When not gambling away every penny he earns writing about the city he loves, Rick lives in Los Angeles and works in the entertainment industry.

Table of Contents


Part I: Introducing Las Vegas.

Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Las Vegas.

Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Las Vegas.

Chapter 3: Deciding When to Go.

Part II: Planning Your Trip to Las Vegas.

Chapter 4: Managing Your Money.

Chapter 5: Getting to Las Vegas.

Chapter 6: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests.

Chapter 7: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.

Part III: Settling Into Las Vegas.

Chapter 8: Arriving and Getting Oriented.

Chapter 9: Checking In at Las Vegas's Best Hotels.

Chapter 10: Dining, Las Vegas Style.

Part IV: Exploring Las Vegas.

Chapter 11: Luck Be a Lady: Gambling Tips and Tricks.

Chapter 12: Discovering Las Vegas's Best Attractions.

Chapter 13: Shopping the Local Stores.

Chapter 14: Doubling Your Odds: A Pair of Itineraries.

Chapter 15: Going Beyond Las Vegas: Day Trips.

Part V: Living It Up After Dark: Las Vegas Nightlife.

Chapter 16: It’s Showtime!

Chapter 17: Bars, Stars, and Gee-tars: Las Vegas at Night.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten Las Vegas Claims to Fame.

Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Las Vegas Institutions That Are NoMore.

Chapter 20: Top Ten Vegas Values.

Chapter 21: Nevada's Top Ten Desert Denizens.

Appendix: Quick Concierge.


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