Vang Vieng's airstrip was a USA base used to bomb Vietnam and Laos. It now looks like a disused airfield, but one with a very dark past...

Attractions in the vicinity of the airfield

The original town well is located between the tourist office and the airstrip, and just around the corner is a small market where the highlight is roast pork which is to die for.

At the other side of the airfield is the main highway to Vientiane.  Here are the late night spots, as there is a  curfew in Vang Vieng. The most popular spot is the Moon Pub where there is a disco and stays open until about 2am.  There are also some late night eateries nearby.  As would be expected, prices are a bit higher than earlier in the day and evening