Sin City is back! Las Vegas recently received the second highest number of visitors in its history, and Fodor's writers have been on the scene, uncovering the hottest trends in dining, lodging, nightlife, and more, both on and off the Strip.
Insider Coverage: Our "Gambling" chapter includes tips from a veteran table-games dealer on the latest gaming trends and recommendations for the best casinos to play. Not sure what part of the city is right for you? We've created insightful overviews of the South, Center, and North Strip, as well as Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods. With descriptions of what to see, how to get around, and the type of scenes you'll encounter, you can get a quick sense of where you'll want to stay and play. Favorite locals' attractions such as Nevada's oldest winery in Pahrump and the Pole Position Raceway are revealed to help with exploring beyond the Strip.
Illustrated Features: Special, magazine-like sections throughout the guide provide an in-depth look at some of Las Vegas's most exciting scenes and activities. Learn about Vegas's celebrity chefs, find the most dazzling pools, or discover a journey down the Colorado River . Other features such as Best Buffets and Signature Vegas give you insider tips on dining and shopping.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Vegas' top resorts are broken down at a glance, complete with floor-plan maps that locate the best restaurants, clubs, and shops. Best-bets charts for hotels and restaurants help travelers quickly decide where to eat, stay, and play. Travel advice on regional scenic wonders such as the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam the information for planning a spectacular side trip.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor's Las Vegas 2014 offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
Pullout Map: A handy take-along map provides added value, giving travelers essential information about top attractions, walking tours, and nearby dining so they can travel with confidence.
ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.