LAS VEGAS CITY GUIDE
Las Vegas’s world-renowned nightlife scene that extends into the day, unparalleled dining options, and endless activities is the place to be if you’re looking to have a grand time. Sleep, eat, drink, dance repeat will most certainly be the majority of your Vegas itinerary. Las Vegas has something for everyone but if you’re expecting to have a relaxing and slow-paced weekend away, you may want to try another city from Invigo’s city guides.
WHERE TO STAY
The Cosmopolitan: The ideal hotel for the social millennial types who enjoy the best of modern luxury. From the people-watching to the chic pre-game ready rooms, everything at this trendy and completely feminine hotel lives up to its bachelorette worthy reputation. When booking, ask for the Wraparound Terrace Suite as it’s ideal for large parties and can connect to the next-door room, allowing comfortable and convenient accommodations for the entire group.
The Palazzo at the Venetian: This Italian-style hotel is a wonderful choice for a bachelorette party home base. Opt for a pamper session at The Canyon Ranch Spa before spending the night clubbing at the world-famous Tao and Lavo.
Bellagio Hotel and Casino: The home of the famous Las Vegas dancing water fountains. This casino resort is on The Strip but is a great hotel to come back to when you need a break from the never-ending Vegas scene as it has a very serene atmosphere. If swanky Italian is the bride’s style, then this is the hotel to spend the weekend at with lavish rooms that can accommodate small and larger parties.
Aria Las Vegas: Set on the Las Vegas Strip, featuring a 150,000-square foot casino and 9 restaurants. Showcasing stunning city views, all rooms boast corner views from floor-to-ceiling windows and has state-of-the-art technology to help guests get whatever they want with the click of a button.
WHERE TO EAT
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway: Butler-style brunch on Saturdays and Sundays includes an all-you-can-eat menu of more than 15 brunch items, from egg sandwiches to truffle grits and veal short rib hash. You can pick up meats from a vintage carving cart and order unlimited mojitos or caipirinhas for an additional $20. Brunch goes for $40.
Bardot Brasserie: Culinary wizard, Michael Mina’s French comfort-food spot at the Aria, knows how to put a fun twist on traditional brunch favorites as well as ample vino and (of course) a cart of bubbly champagne. A 1920’s vibe with endless rosé and French-style eggs Benedict make it an Insta-worthy brunch.
Honey Salt: If you’re seeking a fresh, farm to table restaurant, off-the Vegas Strip then make a reservation for the group at Honey Salt. Honey Salt is one of the best off-strip restaurants focusing on local and seasonal ingredients.
The Buffet at the Wynn: This all-you-can-eat option was voted best Vegas buffet, and for a very good reason. Soak up all the alcohol with more than 120 dishes and 15 live-action cooking stations. No need to ever eat the same thing twice with carving & seafood stations in an exquisitely designed location. Sample tastes from around the world at the 15 live-action cooking stations, and visit the sweet patisserie, featuring warm pastries, chocolate fountain dipped specialties.
STK at the Cosmo: STK is known for having the best steak on the Strip! STK features a bustling bar scene, an inspired menu, and a relaxed dining atmosphere with a sexy vibe created by the in-house DJ. If you’re not sold yet, this contemporary and fashionable steakhouse with an energetic vibe and pulsing music will have you ready to go from the moment you walk through the door.
LAVO Italian Restaurant: LAVO Las Vegas is the premier destination for a buzzing gathering with friends and delicious Italian fare, paired with hand-crafted cocktails set against an ambiance only the Las Vegas Strip can deliver. The menu spans everything from a raw bar and fresh seafood to prime steaks while celebrating classic Italian staples such as Chicken Parmigiana, Cavatelli Bolognese, and Brick Oven Pizzas. Head upstairs after dinner to dance the night away at the LAVO nightclub.
Sushi Roku: Lively spot for sushi, sashimi & more Japanese eats in a dark, dramatic dining room with Strip views. Sushi Roku is a pioneer of contemporary sushi, incorporating diverse, non-traditional ingredients from Latin America (e.g. jalapeños) and Europe (e.g. olive oil) into its edible works of art.
Wing Lei at Wynn Las Vegas: The first Chinese restaurant in North America to earn a Michelin star. Set in an exotic space that bursts with bright white, mother-of-pearl, and gold accents. The décor, with its curved lines and rich gold accents, is meant to evoke the idea of 1930’s Shanghai.
WHERE TO DRINK
The Chandelier Luxury: You know you’ve landed in Las Vegas when you step into a spectacular multi-story crystal chandelier lounge (yes, really). Expressing elements of a playground, an art exhibit, and cocktail haven all at once – what more could you want?
The Dorsey: The Dorsey is a bright, vibrant, and stylish cocktail lounge on the casino floor of the Venetian. Surrounded by gilded brass and French oak, this is where modern Las Vegas nightclubs meet the refined lounges of the past. Throughout the evening enjoy resident DJs spinning hip hop classics. The Dorsey offers all the elements of the best Las Vegas clubs while creating a unique environment all its own.
Beer Park: Named among the Las Vegas Strip’s “Best Rooftop Bars” by Thrillist, Time Out, vegas.com, and more, Beer Park offers cold beers, cocktails, games, TVs for sports viewings all on a massive outdoor deck.
XS at The Wynn: XS provides an elegant and passionate club environment with a lavish indoor-outdoor dance club. A rotating DJ booth separates the main dance floor and the outdoor pool deck where you will find only the top DJs like Alesso, The Chainsmokers, Kygo etc. keeping the vibe going till 4 am.
Omnia at Caesar’s Palace: One of the most remarkably well-designed clubs in Vegas and known for having the best interactive nightlight experience. Calvin Harris has a residency at Omnia which ensures you’ll dance the night away at the high energy night club.
Hakkasan at MGM Grand: A three-level club, sprawling entertainment area with a groundbreaking light show. You’ll find EDM playing in the Main Room while the 3rd floor is home to hip hop music. This club is a perfect option for a group with different music tastes.
WHAT TO DO
Let’s Day Party: If you can’t get enough of the Las Vegas nightclub scene then start your day right at a Las Vegas day club pool party. Every March to September, there is no shortage of must-visit Las Vegas pool parties. Head to either Encore Beach Club, Wet Republic, Marquee Day Club, or Drai’s Beachclub for luminary DJ performances, beautiful cabanas, extravagant bottle service, and let’s not forget the most important factor – very good looking crowds!
A Spa a Day, Keeps the Hangover at Bay: The Venetian and Palazzo hotels share the absolutely massive, 134,000-square-foot Canyon Ranch Spa. Gather your girls for an afternoon of pampering and relaxation, which will be well deserved after being the life of the party all weekend!
Topgolf at MGM Grand: Vegas offers more than partying at day clubs and dancing the night away at the hottest nightclubs. If you’re looking for a unique and fun group activity you should for sure check out Topgolf at the MGM Grand Las Vegas. Topgolf is a sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range and a swanky lounge with drinks & games. Even for non-golfers, Topgolf is a fun place to let loose, have some drinks, hit some balls, and hang with friends.
See the Chippendales: You can’t do a Las Vegas Bachelorette party without seeing a Chippendale show! Chippendales Las Vegas is a mantastic, sex-god, abs party that will make you lose your damn mind… in the best way of course! The guys bring down the house (and drop trou) on stage at their very own theater in the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Add the show to your itinerary for some guilty pleasure.
WHERE TO SHOP
Miracle Mile Shops
The futuristic Miracle Mile Shops is home to fine art galleries, Nevada’s first H&M, Nevada’s largest Victoria Secrets, and nearly 200 additional shops.
Fashion Show Mall
The two-million-square-foot mall across the street from The Wynn is a shopping hub for Vegas locals as it has multiple department stores like Saks, Neiman Marcus, and Nordstrom.
The Shops at Crystals
This glittering mall is packed with designer stores, including the two-level Louis Vuitton flagship store.