Places to Visit: Las Vegas Nevada

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When in Yosemite National Park, you have to come visit the Entertainment Capitol of the World, Las Vegas! Las Vegas offers many kinds of entertainment, something for every family member on vacation. It's not all about gambling but about having lots of fun. Travel information to Las Vegas is below. Read More

Las Vegas is mostly famous for being the gambling center of the world, with the Las Vegas Strip, four and a half miles long, holding most of the popular casinos. But there is a lot more to it than that. Las Vegas is also an internationally known resort destination, and popular both for its lively entertainment and terrific shopping.

There's a lot for the whole family here, kids included. You can tour Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon by air when you take a helicopter tour. View eight Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins playing in their 2.5 million gallon habitat at the Mirage. Go to a comedy club for some laughs. And of course, don't miss Siegfried and Roy's White Tiger show. For more refined pleasures, tour the Gallery of fine art at the Bellagio.

You will find plenty of deals on rooms in Las Vegas. The choices here are endless, and the prices vary greatly.

It's almost 7 hours from Yosemite, but you can't miss this opportunity! Take CA-140 to right on CA-120. When you get to US-6 go left and get onto US-95. Go 209 miles to I-515 and take exit 75B and you're there.