Known as the Sin City, Las Vegas is a city of constant entertainment, offering an array of opportunities to every visitor. The history of the city can be traced back to 1905. For many years, ever since Las Vegas was a small settlement, it didn't differ much from other cities. However, several events, occurring in less than twenty years, has made Las Vegas what we know it today. In 1928, the Hoover Dam was constructed, which resulted in the migration of thousands of workers to the area. With the legalization of gambling in Nevada in 1931, Las Vegas became the leading entertainment center. The opening of the El Rancho Vegas in 1941 was the starting point for the building of many luxury hotels in the area.
The major Las Vegas attractions are, of course, casinos, which continue to draw thousands of visitors from all over the world. However, the city has much to offer beyond gambling opportunities. The weekend itinerary features sights of various types, from the Elvis-A-Rama Museum to the magnificent fountains at the Bellagio. Among the world famous Las Vegas attractions are Hoover Dam, considered to be a wonder of the modern world, the Grand Canyon, the volcano at the Mirage, Fremont Street Experience, Red Rock Canyon, Mount Charleston, the show in Front of Treasure Island and more. Such grand casino-hotels as Luxor, Rio, Mandalay Bay, the Flamingo, the Excalibur, Venetian, Bellagio, Wynn and Caesars are worth a visit.
Among the greatest Las Vegas attractions is the O-Cirque du Soleil. It makes itself conspicuous due to its world-class spectacular show, which is performed by the French troupe in a theatre built for this performance. The program of the show includes acrobatics, music, dance and comedy.
The Stratosphere Tower Hotel and Casino is the highest observation tower in the nation, encircled by two coasters. At Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area the visitors have the opportunity to admire rock formations on a number of hiking trails. The largest collection of the King of Rock-and-Roll memorabilia can be found in Elvis-A-Rama Museum. The Strip is another prominent attraction, famous for its wedding chapels, bars and shops.
An array of Las Vegas attractions are connected with wedding ceremonies. Las Vegas weddings are performed in a number of wedding chapels, providing high-quality service and personal attention in an exquisite atmosphere. Couples can choose from a wide range of traditional, romantic and classic weddings, Las Vegas themed weddings, as well as scores of wedding facilities and wedding cakes. Among those that ensure a real unique experience are helicopter weddings, outdoor wedding ceremonies, and
world-famous Elvis Las Vegas weddings. The largest wedding chapel is designed to accommodate up to 100 guests, while the smallest is open for a couple only. All of them can be transformed into a stage show for your wedding ceremony. There are currently more and more people, who visit Las Vegas for the unforgettable wedding experience. A number of special offers will fit your style and budget, whether you want a traditional wedding or exclusive wedding ceremony.