• Comps & Cashback

    Total Rewards CC

    Spend much time at Total Rewards casinos?  What if I told you, you could get a 5% discount in the form of comps on anything you buy at the hotel? You’d do it wouldn’t you? The Total Rewards visa card provides exactly that. For every purchase you make, you receive reward credits equal to 5%. Total Rewards Credit Card But that is not all: just for signing up and spending $750 in the first three months, you will receive reward credits worth $100.  That is a nice dinner or part of your next stay and is a no brainer since the card carries no annual fee. Get the bonus and…

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  • Free Sightseeing

    Mirage Volcano

    [DISPLAY_ACURAX_ICONS] The Mirage Volcano is free to onlookers nightly on the Las Vegas Strip. Beginning at 6pm and every half hour until 11pm, strip-goers are dazzled by the fiery explosions mimicking a volcano eruption. Recent improvements have added even more bangs, booms, and fire, as well as a new drum beat from The Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart. While meandering down the strip, if you catch the sound of thousands of frogs who are suddenly silenced, look up and enjoy this long-running Vegas attraction. * Mirage Volcano closed for improvements January 10 – February 10, 2015.

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  • Events

    Las Vegas New Years Cheap

    If you have the cash, by all means, roll up to Bellagio in a stretch Limo from the airport, check into a fountain facing suite and spend the New Year on top of the Cromwell at Drai’s ultra-lounge. For the rest of us, here are some tips for experiencing the thrill of Las Vegas during New Years without breaking your bank. Hotels The main decision to make for your hotel room is do you want to be on the strip or slightly off the strip. If you are on the strip, you will have little to worry about concerning the logistics of transferring to and from your room and in…

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  • Shopping

    Bonanza–World’s Largest Gift Shop

    A good side trip from the Stratosphere hotel is the World’s Largest Gift Shop.  This is the best place to find your Vegas souvenirs and gifts for your loved ones back home. Better prices and more selection makes this gift shop superior to the multiple of small gift shops you will find sandwiched between the resorts. To reach Bonanza, if you are not already staying near to the Stratosphere, we recommend taking one of the Strip buses and riding it to the Stratosphere.  From there you can walk south for 5 min to the corner of Sahara and the Blvd.

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  • Outdoors

    Las Vegas Outdoors – Red Rock Canyon

    If you tire of the casinos one day on your visit to Las Vegas, you may be surprised by the excitement that can be had on a desert excursion. Red Rock canyon is a well-maintained and popular destination about 45 minutes from the strip.  There visitors can find activities ranging from a casual stroll beneath the canyon to rock climbing to a strenuous hike up Turtle Head peak where a beautiful view of the surrounding desert as well as a view of the strip can be enjoyed. Be sure to stop by the visitor center for exhibits on desert wildlife and flora as well as the info on how this…

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