When to Go Spring and fall are the most pleasant seasons here, when average highs range between 70 and 80 degrees. Avoid the summer months, when Vegas gets unbearably hot.

Getting There Vegas’s McCarran International Airport has direct flights from more than 100 cities across the country.

Scoring the Best Rates When planning your trip, check to ensure a huge convention isn’t in town at the time: hotel prices go way up, as do airfares. You’ll find a convention schedule at (click on "meeting planners" and then "convention calendar").