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View Poll Results: Where would you rather visit?
Las Vegas 108 50.70%
New Orleans 105 49.30%
Voters: 213. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-25-2015, 10:46 PM
 
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Old 11-22-2015, 04:47 PM
 
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How would you compare the cities in terms of natural beauty?
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Old 11-24-2015, 08:55 AM
 
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How would you compare the cities in terms of natural beauty?
You wouldn't.

The Las Vegas area is very scenic surprisingly. You'll notice the canyons and mountains and they are indeed very rugged and staggering while you are driving out of Las Vegas in basically 3 of its 4 directions. The mountains in particular are incredible to see from the vista points around Lake Mead. I was stunned honestly, the drive out of Las Vegas was the second most stunning drive out of any city that I saw in the Western United States (San Francisco was tops). The roads curved and angled at very narrow lengths and degrees, your ears could absorb the popping sounds since you would be traversing back and forth between several hundred feet quite rapidly. General up and down motion, and it would be shock enough to where you could feel the ascension and descents.

New Orleans in contrast is swampy, very lush and green, trees with that mossy look wonderful, and the Mississippi River bisects the city and the area. Both cities have true stereotypical scenery of the regions they are in (Desert Southwest and Southern Gulf Coast).

Las Vegas is more inspiring, dramatic, and varied while New Orleans is genteel and purposeful. The scenery around New Orleans meshes well with the city's architecture and style of residential housing, it also meshes perfectly with the climate region as well. The tree integration at streetlevel or on the architecture itself is awe-inspiring in its own way, they enhance the city's look very nicely. The Mississippi River is one ugly looking body of water though, at least near New Orleans. It has some light clay colored red (brackish muddy clay red) water. Other than that, it is a huge river, very wide, very fun to traverse by boat (even better by steamboat since that is characteristic of the region).
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Old 11-25-2015, 04:16 PM
 
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Vegas is great for gambling and having fun.... But NO is rich in culture and history.... Vegas is cool but NO has more to do aside from gambling... My winner NO.
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Old 11-26-2015, 10:59 PM
 
Location: Miami, Floroda
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Vegas is great for gambling and having fun.... But NO is rich in culture and history.... Vegas is cool but NO has more to do aside from gambling... My winner NO.
This. 100%.
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Old 12-18-2015, 12:32 AM
 
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You wouldn't.

The Las Vegas area is very scenic surprisingly. You'll notice the canyons and mountains and they are indeed very rugged and staggering while you are driving out of Las Vegas in basically 3 of its 4 directions. The mountains in particular are incredible to see from the vista points around Lake Mead. I was stunned honestly, the drive out of Las Vegas was the second most stunning drive out of any city that I saw in the Western United States (San Francisco was tops). The roads curved and angled at very narrow lengths and degrees, your ears could absorb the popping sounds since you would be traversing back and forth between several hundred feet quite rapidly. General up and down motion, and it would be shock enough to where you could feel the ascension and descents.

New Orleans in contrast is swampy, very lush and green, trees with that mossy look wonderful, and the Mississippi River bisects the city and the area. Both cities have true stereotypical scenery of the regions they are in (Desert Southwest and Southern Gulf Coast).

Las Vegas is more inspiring, dramatic, and varied while New Orleans is genteel and purposeful. The scenery around New Orleans meshes well with the city's architecture and style of residential housing, it also meshes perfectly with the climate region as well. The tree integration at streetlevel or on the architecture itself is awe-inspiring in its own way, they enhance the city's look very nicely. The Mississippi River is one ugly looking body of water though, at least near New Orleans. It has some light clay colored red (brackish muddy clay red) water. Other than that, it is a huge river, very wide, very fun to traverse by boat (even better by steamboat since that is characteristic of the region).
So overal Vegas's strength is it's natural beauty and New Orleans it's historic charm.
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Old 12-18-2015, 01:04 AM
 
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I'd personally rather visit Las Vegas just because I like newer, modern architecture and the bright lights. New Orleans would obviously appeal to someone who is interested in history.
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Old 12-19-2015, 01:24 AM
 
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new orleans

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Old 12-19-2015, 10:52 PM
 
Location: Denver
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I'd personally rather visit Las Vegas just because I like newer, modern architecture and the bright lights. New Orleans would obviously appeal to someone who is interested in history.
Not necessarily. Lot's of people just go for the culture and/or crazy parties like Vegas.
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Old 12-22-2015, 06:01 PM
 
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I loved Vegas but don't see the need to go back. I'm going to NOLA this summer for the 1st time. I didn't vote yet but can't wait to compare the 2 from personal experience.
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