Las Ve­gas Your Way


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Dis­cover great ad­ven­tures, lux­u­ri­ous ex­pe­ri­ences and great ways to re­lax all over Las Ve­gas in this cu­rated fea­ture the puts the best of the city at your fin­ger­tips.

Ad­ven­ture Lover

Las Ve­gas' new­est adrenaline-in­duc­ing at­trac­tion, (1) Speed Ve­gas at Las Ve­gas Mo­tor Speed­way al­lows drivers to get be­hind the wheel of ex­otic su­per­cars and try their hand at thrilling mus­cle- car driv­ing ex­pe­ri­ences. You've never ex­pe­ri­enced such a heady rush as jump­ing out of an air­plane and plum­met­ing to­ward Earth at 120 mph; the ex­perts at (2) Skydive Las Ve­gas will al­lay all of your fears. You'll get a look at the en­tire Las Ve­gas val­ley be­fore pulling the chute and peace­fully float­ing back to solid ground. For Las Ve­gas' tallest thrill rides, a trip up the (3) Strato­sphere Tower is in or­der. Among your choices here are the in­verted cen­trifuge that is Insanity (pic­tured); X-Scream, a gi­ant see­saw that lit­er­ally takes you off the edge of the tower; and Big Shot, 4Gs of fun.

Re­lax­ation Seeker

When Las Ve­gas runs you ragged, we've got the per­fect rem­edy! Say hello to Sun­days at (1) Palazzo's Azure pool, where you can un­der­take a 50-minute ba­sic yoga ses­sion, then in­dulge in a mi­mosa—Azure's been called a "coun­try club meets day club." When you're down­town, don't miss one of the most lux­u­ri­ous op­tions around—a (2) 24- carat gold treat­ment at the Golden Nugget Spa. Slip into fa­cial nir­vana at this newly ren­o­vated spa. Temps get­ting you down? Don't worry, you can stay as cool as an ici­cle if you de­sire— visit the ( 3) Arc­tic Ice Room at Qua at Cae­sars Palace. This is an amenity for the sum­mer if there ever was one! Be one with the snow that falls gen­tly from the ceil­ing; you can also keep your chill with a cold plunge in the Ro­man baths— get the max­i­mum im­pact!


Sit back and en­joy the so­phis­ti­ca­tion! When you par­take in (1) Af­ter­noon Tea at the Man­darin Ori­en­tal, you'll wit­ness daz­zling views of the Strip from the 23rd floor of this lux­u­ri­ous re­sort. The tran­quil Tea Lounge is the per­fect zen-zone; in ad­di­tion to the finest teas from around the world, you can in­dulge in cof­fee, cock­tails, English scones, cup­cakes and mac­arons. When it's time for din­ner, you couldn't get any more ex­quis­ite than (2) Joël Robuchon at MGM Grand, a pri­vate man­sion with tast­ings of nine or 16 cour­ses. The bread cart alone is in­tim­i­dat­ing! The world's first (3) Nobu Ho­tel af­fords all the priv­i­leges that go with the Nobu name—this im­pres­sive ho­tel within a ho­tel (Cae­sars Palace) has re­ceived ac­colodes from CNN Trav­eler, Lux­ury Travel Ad­vi­sor and Condé Nast Trav­eler.

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