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Trip report - short from a first timer

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Trip report - short from a first timer

Girls tripStayed at the Flamingo. Loved it for the money. My daughter was picked to be in a segment for the Billboard Music awards that was shot the Flamingo pool. Great pool and location, my room was perfectly fine-roomy and clean. Loved Freemont Street experience... a must do. I was really surprised at how far everything really is from where it seems on the strip. Saw Shania Twain concert at Ceasars..very good! If you are a Shania fan go see her! Restuarants are so expensive! Drinks are outrageous if you are not gambling. Can't see it all in 3-4 days. Next time I will stay down by the Monte Carlo so I can all that is down there. Bellagio fountains are really cool as everyone says. Mirage-loved the Beatles theme. Glad we went my daughters loved it. Had a great time with my kids, sister in laws and their kids. I thought it was very cool but overwhelming.

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1. Re: Trip report - short from a first timer

Congratulations on the first Vegas trip, looks like you had a ton of fun with your girls!

It took me at least 5-10 trips before I really figured out in general what Vegas had to offer as a whole, but even that I still get different experience every time I go (30+ total trips now, lost count).

I can't believe how addicted I am to Vegas, the gambling, the shows, the sportsbooks, the food, all in all it is just simply the best overall experience versus any other destination, and I'm a well traveled person to many countries and continents.

Welcome to the club, hope you enjoy your future trips!

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"I thought it was very cool but overwhelming."

A very apt description of a Vegas 1st impression. I'm sure you enjoyed watching your daughter on TV tonight.

Thanks for the report.

Rancho Cucamonga
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Gald you see why we are so crazy about it. Ive been well over 100 times and still havent seen it all, done it all. Still look forward to trips like my first time, almost.

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Fun! I just went end of April with a 1st timer...it was my 3rd. We were there 4 days and it wasn't enough...so i'm going back solo beginning of June! Too cheap not to from Portland, OR. I need more pool days and fun. Thanks for the short/sweet TR, might make me brave enough to try and write one :)

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Glad you had fun. Hard not to. The more you go,the more you will learn. You can eat fairly cheap in Vegas but it takes a bunch of trips and some research to know where the various places are.

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Thanks for the report. So happy you enjoyed it. One question when is the next trip? :)

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