It may be the gambling capital of the world, but for a lad only break, stag do or even birthday celebration, the bright lights of Vegas are the perfect back drop to an unforgettable trip. From fast cars and high profile sports events to lounging by the pool and road trips, Las Vegas has it all.
There is no denying that when you think of Las Vegas only one thing springs to mind the casinos and, if having the odd flutter appeals then you won’t be disappointed. Get all the lads dressed in their finest and hit the strip to visit all those famous casinos, such as the Mirage, MGM, Ceasars and many, many more. Try your luck at the Roulette, the Craps table or Black Jack, sipping on Champagne cocktails as you do. Or if you prefer, grab some quarters and feed the slots to see who can make the best win. When all your evenings budget is spent why not act out that classic scene from Ocean’s Eleven in front of the fountains of the Bellagio.
There’s more to Vegas than gambling Of course, if playing the tables doesn’t really interest you then why not get your group excited about one of the many sporting events that Vegas offers. From boxing to rally driving, you’ll find it all here and the right sports event can make your stay one to remember. Head down to the Sam Boyd Stadium where your group could secure tickets to the latest rugby tours, such as the upcoming HSBC Sevens World Series, or catch one of the many racing events. If getting behind the wheel is more your style then have some fun with the ultimate driving experience, getting out on the race track yourself in one of the latest super cars.
If high adrenalin activities are your style, sign everyone up for some sky diving or parachuting lessons. Whether you have jumped before or it’s your first time, free falling over the Nevada desert will be something to tell your friends or family about. Thrill seekers should also head to the New York, New York hotel and take a ride on the resident roller coaster. This high speed ride goes right through the hotel and shouldn’t be missed on your action packed break.
Relax, catch a show or hit the pool Don’t stop there, Las Vegas is jam packed with other exciting activities to fill every moment of your stay. Catch a show like the famous Cirque du Soleil, go dancing at one of the many clubs scattered throughout the strip, take a boys only road trip up into the Nevada desert to discover some amazing scenery such as the Red Rock Canyon or simply lounge around your hotel pool and watch the incredibly interesting Las Vegas world go by! Finally, to round off your trip, get all the lads together and head to the skies for a night time helicopter ride over the strip. You will have a marvelous view of the lights, the magnificent hotels and casinos and whether you win or lose, this is one lad’s holiday that you will never, ever forget.
Peter Smith has been organizing group holiday events, including rugby tours, stag parties and activity breaks for the past ten years. In between traveling and finding the perfect action packed break he writes regularly on themed holidays for a range of travel and lifestyle websites and blogs.