The Strip

The Strip Travel Guide

All the drama one might expect from Steve Wynn is here: velvet walls, alligator-embossed leather booths, and a 95-foot waterfall cascading into a pool topped by a dance floor that cantilevers over the water.

Brace Yourself: Not all the scariest rides are roller coasters, a fact that everyone who has been to the top of the Space Needle-like Stratosphere hotel in Vegas knows only too well.

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.

Revitalized Fremont Street has quickly become the favorite under-the-radar bar scene, and the Downtown Cocktail Room is appropriately hard to find. Its hidden door is marked only by a tiny Downtown sign, and its speakeasy feel is part of the appeal.

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

Qua Baths & Spa at Caesar's Palace takes a unique perspective on the spa concept by drawing on Roman traditions that emphasize social interaction and the restorative power of water.

Parasols of differing shapes, sizes and colors hang throughout this relaxed lounge, which is connected to its sister retreat, Parasol Down.

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.