The Strip

Things to do in The Strip

A relaxing luxury pool at the Venetian turns into a hip nightclub as the sun goes down on the Vegas Strip. Columns light with fire as the DJ’s beat pulses around the glowing pool area.

This giant, 160-shop mall resembles an ancient Roman city, with columns and arches, piazzas and fountains, and faux-outdoor cafés beneath cloud-painted ceiling skies (the lighting even changes with the time of day to mirror the real world).

Chocolate hazelnut bombes, crème brulee gelato, chocolate truffles, tropical fruit crepes: pastry chef Jean Philippe Maury’s creative menu has patrons lining up at all hours of the day.

After shopping at Kenneth Cole and Bebe or floating down the Venetian’s Grand Canal in a gondola, unwind with a drink at the Very Venice Bar.

A resource for interiors magazines and set designers (products have shown up on shows like Sex and the City and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), Unica Home is where you’ll find curvy Ron Arad chairs for Moroso of Italy, Alessi olive oil tasters, and classi

Despite being hidden beneath the escalators at the Venetian Las Vegas, this small bakery stand is well known for its crispy-on-the-outside and chewy-on-the-inside macarons.

Fontana Bar has live music, a huge range of drinks, and a patio overlooking the Bellagio’s famous eight-acre lake where their renowned fountain show entertains the visitors of Vegas.

Every month, up to 800 revelers gather at an ever-shifting location—a club, a restaurant, a resort pool—to taste wines from as many as 50 visiting wineries and hear big-name live performers that have included a diverse lineup, from Sugar Ray and Everclear to Dashboard Confessional and Michael Sol

While serenity and the Strip tend to be mutually exclusive, the two come together at the Wynn Las Vegas golf course, where the buzz of the boulevard is blocked by tall fences and lush forests.