If you live in most parts of the country right now, you’re probably starting to yearn for summer again. There’s no question that it’s getting colder outside, and it’s only going to get colder for the next four months. From now until then, it might be in your best interest then to try and take a vacation – particularly in a spot where it’s warm and sunny. While California and Florida are nice, there’s something about Las Vegas that you won’t find anywhere else. Here are some things to consider doing if you do decide to come out to the desert.
Hit the Links: The winter months are not too kind to your golf game. Golf is a skills game of repetition that can’t be replicated by playing a golf video game or watching it on television. If you don’t want your game to struggle, a golf vacation to Las Vegas with some of your best buds or co-workers is a great idea. There are a wide variety of courses in the area to cater to your needs. If you’re thinking about planning such a vacation, check out Las Vegas tee times here.
Plan a Bachelor or Bridal Shower Party: The destination for a bachelor or bridal shower party can make or break the event. You need a place that offers ample entertainment, delicious dining options and quality lodging. In addition, night clubs, spas and tons of shopping stops are just an added bonus. There’s a reason why so many movies featuring bachelor or bridal shower parties take place in Vegas. It’s a favorite among many that doesn’t disappoint.
Ring in the New Year Right: New Year’s Eve is the biggest party day of the year. If you’re tired of seeing the Ball dropping in NYC, why not try a once in a lifetime party at a Vegas hotspot? Many of the biggest clubs in Sin City host New Year’s Eve with some of the biggest stars and acts in the entertainment scene. If you’re not into the club scene, restaurants like Top of the World, Yellowtail and Fix will have special multi-course menus just for the night. For a complete listing of all of the New Year’s Eve events in Vegas, please click here.
Get Ready to become a Millionaire: A guy can dream, can’t he? Earlier this month, Ryan Riess won the World Series of Poker and all of the glory that comes with winning the multi-day tourney. He also won $8.4 million, which isn’t too shabby either. If you have ever watched Rounders or even Maverick for that matter, and you’ve wanted to stare down a guy in heads-up with a 7-2 off-suit for a major pot, Vegas is the place to go. The 2014 World Series won’t be until next summer, but you can still get some practice in at some lower buy-ins, or you can try to qualify for a satellite to offset that $10,000 buy-in.
We have a long winter ahead of us. All of us will need a break at some point. It’s good for our health and state of mind. If you’re looking for a place to go with friends or family, Las Vegas is a surefire bet.