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Old 11-25-2010, 04:21 AM
 
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Thumbs down Family things to do in Vegas during Christmas time

Hello ,
I am visting Vegas with family. Can some guide me on shows and things to do in Vegas.

I have booked a hotel on strip street. Is there a need of renting a car o taxi will work .If I am renting a car should I do a online booking or I should rent a car form Airport.

Also advise me on which shuttle service i should use from airport to hotel ??

please advise on clothing in regards to weather.
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Old 11-25-2010, 04:35 AM
 
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As for family things to do in Vegas, go to Ethel M's chocolate factory.

I don't know the ages of the children, so more information would be helpful.
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Old 11-25-2010, 06:46 AM
 
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Hello ,
I am visting Vegas with family. Can some guide me on shows and things to do in Vegas.

I have booked a hotel on strip street. Is there a need of renting a car o taxi will work .If I am renting a car should I do a online booking or I should rent a car form Airport.

Also advise me on which shuttle service i should use from airport to hotel ??

please advise on clothing in regards to weather.

1. If you have young kids, Mystere is a great show for the family. If you have teenager, I'd recommend KA or Le Reve, both are great shows too. I prefer them over Mystere.

2. Which hotel? Most strip hotels do not require a car. However, if you're staying at Stratosphere, Sahara or Circus Circus...renting a car would probably be cheaper than taxis constantly. I'd use Enterprise, you can book online at their LAS location. You should be able to get a full size for around $20 per day.

3. Take a taxi from the airport to the strip.
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Old 11-25-2010, 07:48 AM
 
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Hopefully your hotel is mid-strip, then you absolutely don't want a rental car. Just wear good walking shoes & you'll have a fantastic time exploring. If you have more than 2 people the taxi from the airport probably won't be more expensive than a shuttle. If you do take a shuttle don't worry about which service, just go down to the shuttle area & pay at the booth.

Be sure to see the Bellagio fountains & the gardens at the Bellagio by the lobby. Might as well catch the world's largest chocolate fountain while you're there. If you make it to The Palazzo check out their 2 story waterfall area with cranberry pool-a favorite of mine.
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Old 11-25-2010, 10:42 AM
 
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As for family things to do in Vegas, go to Ethel M's chocolate factory.

I don't know the ages of the children, so more information would be helpful.
There's always something good on Las Vegas TV!
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Old 11-25-2010, 05:35 PM
 
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The days are mild but nights can get downright chilly so, jeans, sweaters, jackets are in order.
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Old 11-25-2010, 05:45 PM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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1. If you have young kids, Mystere is a great show for the family. If you have teenager, I'd recommend KA or Le Reve, both are great shows too. I prefer them over Mystere.

2. Which hotel? Most strip hotels do not require a car. However, if you're staying at Stratosphere, Sahara or Circus Circus...renting a car would probably be cheaper than taxis constantly. I'd use Enterprise, you can book online at their LAS location. You should be able to get a full size for around $20 per day.

3. Take a taxi from the airport to the strip.
The Deuce is cheap. All day $6. When I am there we use it. I only rent a car to go to Primm or to Summerlin.
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Old 11-25-2010, 05:48 PM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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There's always something good on Las Vegas TV!
Oh?? So they are not showing non stop 24/7 Reid vs Angle commercials still?? I even think I saw a rerun of All In The Family where Mike and Gloria were supporting Reid and Archie was supporting Angle!
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Old 11-25-2010, 06:02 PM
 
Location: Jonquil City (aka Smyrna) Georgia- by Atlanta
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Hello ,
I am visting Vegas with family. Can some guide me on shows and things to do in Vegas.

I have booked a hotel on strip street. Is there a need of renting a car o taxi will work .If I am renting a car should I do a online booking or I should rent a car form Airport.

Also advise me on which shuttle service i should use from airport to hotel ??

please advise on clothing in regards to weather.
Mystere and the circus at Circus Circus and any of the magicians are good. Also let the kids ride the roller coaster at New York New York and the rides on top of the Stratosphere. You can ride any of the shuttles from McCarren. Grayline is probably the biggest of them. Cheaper yet is the RTC bus that the locals use but it takes a transfer and an hour but it is only a few dollars compared to $12 and up on the shuttles. The quickest and most expensive way is taxi. The weather is mild in the day and cool to cold after sunset this time of the year. Bring a jacket or coat for after dark.
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Old 11-26-2010, 10:40 AM
 
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Oh?? So they are not showing non stop 24/7 Reid vs Angle commercials still?? I even think I saw a rerun of All In The Family where Mike and Gloria were supporting Reid and Archie was supporting Angle!
Ya see! I told you so!
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