Hotel Hopping in Vegas

With so much to do in Las Vegas, it’s easy to forget that a lot of Vegas hotels (especially those located on the infamous strip) have attractions of their own. Better yet, some of these are FREE!

I didn’t have enough time on my short visit to Las Vegas to see even half of these but when I go back, I will definitely be making time for the ones I missed.

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Photo Gallery

To finish up my posts about my trip, I thought I’d add a gallery of some of the hundreds of photos I took while on the trip. I’m no expert photography by a long shot, so these are your standard tourist point&shoot photos but I think they’ll still fire up the wanderlust.

(Click on a photo to bring up the slideshow)

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Day 9 – Part 2 – Las Vegas

After the incredible experience of seeing the Grand Canyon, a few of us girls decided that we really wanted to see some of the Vegas hotels, as they all have something unique to offer.

We started off at The Mirage – I was really excited to see Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden. It was really cool! We started off in the Dolphin Habitat – there were trainers dotted around speaking about the dolphins. The dolphin pools looked so good (it was really hot that day!), I just wanted to jump in.

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Day 9 – Part 1 – Grand Canyon

We had to get up early on this day for something I was probably most excited about on this entire trip. We were going on a Helicopter Ride over the Grand Canyon. This was an optional that was offered by Contiki, and nearly every single person on our tour did this. I had never been in a helicopter before, so I was pretty nervous! But it was amazing! Literally one of the best things I have ever done in my life.

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Day 8 – Las Vegas

This morning we woke up to it raining! Yes, in Vegas – in the middle of the desert! We had nothing planned for today (although we did have our Limo Cruise later that night). So a bunch of us decided we needed to go and check out the Las Vegas Outlets. It worked out cheaper for all of us to hire a limo to take us down to the outlet mall.. so we did!

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So much to see and do, so little time.

Less than 6 weeks until I’m in the sunny USA and the plans for the trip are coming along quite nicely. Ideas are flying thick and fast on our Facebook page for our Contiki group. Everyone has so many different ideas about what they want to do – it’s hard to keep up sometimes!

There are a few things that I definitely don’t want to miss on this trip, so here is a quick run down of just a few things I’m most excited about!

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