Bellagio Las Vegas

Inspired by the Italian town of Bellagio, Las Vegas’ Bellagio resort, hotel, and casino, is one of the most elegant hotels on the Las Vegas strip. When it first opened, it was the most expensive hotel ever built. The Bellagio is famous for its Fountains of Bellagio, its dancing water fountain display; its Botanical Gardens, which display seasonal garden displays; and its many luxurious restaurants and shops. Built on the site of the demolished Dunes hotel and casino, the Bellagio Las Vegas is now one of the most iconic hotels in Sin City.

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Paris Las Vegas

Paris Las Vegas, located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, is one of the most famous hotel-casinos in Vegas. Owned by Caesars’ Entertainment Corporation, the hotel’s theme is Paris, and it features many Parisan themed decorations. It’s known for its replica of the Eiffel Tower, which is half the size of the real one; its replica of the Arc de Triomphe, which is 2/3 the size of the real one; and its many other Paris inspired buildings. In this post I will be talking all about the Paris hotel, focusing on info about the hotel’s famous Eiffel Tower Experience.

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Vdara Las Vegas

Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world, is best known for its main street, the strip. The Las Vegas Strip is lined with many world renowned hotels, from the Bellagio to the Venetian. Last weekend, when my family and I visited Vegas we stayed at the city’s Vdara, a non-smoking and non-gaming (casino free) hotel on the strip. In this post, I’ll be reviewing the condo-hotel and spa, including information about its location, restaurants, rooms, and amenities.

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Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden, founded in 1937, is the largest botanical garden in the Southwest US. This Phoenix Point of Pride is home to over 50,000 plants, with 1/3 being native to the region and 100 being endangered species. Located within the city’s Papago Park, along with the Phoenix Zoo and Hole-in-the-Rock, the garden is over 140 acres large. Five different trails can be found throughout the garden, the main one being the Desert Discovery Loop Trail which leads you to the other four. As I live near Phoenix, my family and I recently decided to visit the garden, and I thought it’d be fun to write a post all about the Desert Botanical Garden, or the #2 attraction in Phoenix.

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