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Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

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Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

im planning to spend 7 days in vegas as part of my usa trip later this year , i do like to dabble with casino games but im wondering whether the hotel themes would be interesting to see as well, eg, bellagio fountains , treasure island etc

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1. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

I don't think it is too much time. It always seem like too short of a time for me when I'm in Vegas. Besides, it will probably take you a day to recover when you first get there. Checking out each casino and maybe doing some gambling at each one is a lot of fun and worth doing if you have time.

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2. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

Just spent 10 days there in February (have visited before) and could have stayed longer. There are a lot of unique casinos; lots of shows; great places to eat....

Just be sure to have a good walking shoes if you want to see it all as there is a lot of walking in Las Vegas.)

If you have a car, do go out to the dam; red rock canyon, Lake Mead, and Ethyl M's candy store and cactus gardens as well. Without a car, there are several tours you can take. Also, you may be interested in seeing some of Las Vegas museums such as the Mob Museum (recently opened) and others.

have fun.

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3. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

thanx for your advice guys very much appreciated cheers jb

Edited: 24 March 2012, 05:55
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4. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

Depends on what you plan to do. If I just went to Vegas to gamble; 7 days is too much. if you are going to go to see shows and see the hoover dam or grand canyon or etc 7 days probably isn't too much.

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5. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

I'd consider spending 2 full days in L.A. Unless you were already planning to spend some time there already. Hopper flight..... Few hours by bus. I have been to Vegas maybe 20 times and I love walking for hours.....love seeing the new hotels..I like gambling...but honestly? After 3 days of shopping.....seeing cool restaurants....I think it's enough. If you like to hike...tan by a pool....(going in the American summer?) and are staying at a mega resort 7 days will be fine I guess. All depends what your likes are. For me 3 days on the strip is enough.

Get to the outlet mall. No I don't mean the fashion mall on the strip.

It's funny when I talk about "Vegas" as I know that what 99 percent of the posts here are about the strip. Most of Vegas is nice bedroom communities not much unlike palm springs/palm desert

Edited: 24 March 2012, 06:26
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6. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

I did 10 days last time i went, and am doing 10 for my next trip in August.

This time I plan on spending some days relaxing around the pools. Might do a day trip to the hoover dam

I like the no rush approach, and the freedom to have a big night followed by a full day to recover if need be without the feeling that im going to miss out on too much if i dont get up right that second and go go go

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7. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

I think that's too long. My max is 4 days. After that it's sensory overload IMO.

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8. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

since you are coming all the way from melbourne, i don't think 7 days are too much. you will probably need the first day just to overcome your jetlag and then your final 7th day is really departure day. this will probably give you a full 5 days to shop, catch a few shows, eat and drink, gamble, visit all the different hotels, and possibly even take a side tour to Valley of Fire or Hoover Dam?

enjoy your trip!

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9. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

If you tell us how long in total your USA trip will last, where else you're planning to visit and roughly what time you're planning to allocate to the various places, it will help in terms of how much time to suggest you spend in Vegas.

First time in USA?

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10. Re: Is 7 days too much time in las vegas ?

We stay 18 nights every August so no from me to the question...