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Cardiff, United...
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Vegas Plan

Hi guys.

I thought I would share my plan so far for my vegas trip next month! We are two 26 year olds so any recommendations would be appreciated. Although, i know you wont know our interested. It may also help other people.

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SHOWS

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater, The V Theater inside Planet Hollywood. Thursday thru Tuesday at 4:00pm - Dark Wednesdays $34.99 (plus taxes and fees) - 2-4-1 available from some lasvegasadvisor magazine.

The Beatles™ LOVE™ by Cirque du Soleil, The Mirage. Receive a ticket to The Beatles™ LOVE™ by Cirque du Soleil® along with one entry to Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat for just $79.99. Call The Box Office at 702.792.7777 or 1.800.963.9634 to book this exclusive package.

PAID ATTRACTIONS

Eiffel Tower Experience - 7:30 p.m. - close: Admission is $15.50

$10.50 before this. Check in magazines for the 2-4-1 voucher

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat

Gondola Ride at the Venetian - $16 per person

FREE ATTRACTIONS

Bellagio Fountains (At night)

Bellagio Conservatory (Anytime)

Mirage Volcano (Every hour 6 pm. to 11 pm.)

Fall of Atlantis at Caesars – (Every hour on the hour 10am – 11pm)

Show in the Sky at the Rio – Thurs – Sat (on the hour from 6pm -11pm)

M&M's World (inc 3D movie)

The Sirens of TI (7, 8:30 and 10 pm)

Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo (Open daily, 8 am. - dusk. )

Las Vegas Sign

Streetmosphere at the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian

Fremont Street Experience

MGM Lion Habitat

Lake Of Dreams at Wynn (8:30pm approx every half hour until 1am)

Edited: 25 August 2012, 11:49
Lawrenceburg...
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1. Re: Vegas Plan

Lion Habitat and the Wildlife habitat are no longer. These are all great things, but sounds like way to much planning, how long will you be there?

Cardiff, United...
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Oh so the wildlife habitat at flamingo has gone? It's still on the famingo website?

flamingolasvegas.com/casinos/flamingo-las-ve…

And the MGM Lions? We are there for 10 days.

Edited: 25 August 2012, 12:16
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3. Re: Vegas Plan

Sounds awesome! The Flamingo habitat is still there. One of my favorite places. I'll be there in 10 more sleeps :)

I really enjoyed the Popovich Pet show.

Have a great trip!

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I think they took the lions out last February or so. I do know they are gone. Honestly, it wasn't much to see anyway--if you were staying at MGM you would still only go see them once for five minutes.

You don't have a buffet dinner planned? For shame.

You should be renting an automobile (carrentalsavers.com) and stopping by the Hoover Dam, Red Rocks Canyon and Valley of Fire.

The Show in the Sky at Rio is corny and I don't know why I like it so much. Rio has a great buffet, by the way.

Get there a little early for the Sirens at TI--the sidewalk gets very crowded as showtime approaches. Watching it from across the street isn't as good.

Cardiff, United...
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5. Re: Vegas Plan

I havent thought about food and drink yet! I guess I would want a 'cost effective' buffet as i wouldnt want to spend too much of this. So my next question..

Cheapish but nice buffets please...................

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6. Re: Vegas Plan

The Fall of Atlantis is under construction right now- hopefully making it less cheesy :)

Some people think the effiel tower is worth it, some do not. Depending on where you're staying your hotel room might have a better view :) The stratosphere might be better all around as it has other things to do once you get up there- or you could take in the view at one of the great lounges, like Mix or Voodoo Lounge for the price of a drink. Have fun!!

Cardiff, United...
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Am interested in going to the VooDoo Lounge to check out this view, is the entry fee expensive? And what about the drinks, are they expensive?

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8. Re: Vegas Plan

From your list, imo. Skip the secret garden, most people don't seemed thrill with it. We have gone to see the show in the sky and it has not run. Just be aware, don't make a special trip or you may be disappointed. They do usually hand out free VooDoo lounge tickets on the casino floor. Think your list is great, take it with you. Never fails DH and I go to do something and we can't remember the when things start:)

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Sounds fun Darren, I have been to Vegas 13 times (14 next month) and it has taken me all those trips to see everything on your list! Where are you staying?

I would try to break strip down into sections and cover it a bit at a time. The whole Vegas experience is over the top overload so sit back and enjoy just breathing it all in! If you do run out of things to do on the cheap and like cars print out free coupons online to the Auto Collections at Imperial Palace. I send hubby over there every trip to get him out of my hair for a few hours. He loves it!

Remember if you don't see or do everything the first time it makes a great reason to start planning your second one! Thanks for all the tips!

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Were staying at Tropicana, hopefully quite a different to Circus Circus where we stayed last year. We enjoyed the secret garden and dolphin habitat so will do that again this year.

So if we go to Rio in the evening, maybe for a bit of food, we maybe likely to get free voodoo lounge tickets?

What other clubs are cool?