Las Vegas Weekend Recap

Whew, I am back from Vegas! What a fun and exhausting long weekend it was! Although I love traveling that trip definitely made me very happy to be home…Vegas was very demanding! And the three hour time difference sure didn’t help!
Saturday morning (way earlier than I am used to) we headed to the airport to board the plane to Vegas! We had a short layover in Denver and it was such a beautiful area….ya know, what I saw from the sky! We arrived in Vegas around 11:30 a.m. and our first stop was In-n-Out Burger on the strip! I had never been there before but it certainly lived up to my expectations. We powered through lunch and headed to the hotel! 
We stayed at New York New York and I absolutely loved it! The atmosphere was so fun and the age group was great too! I didn’t waste any time getting my gamble on. The first night I came out on top! woo hoo…always a good thing when gambling! 

I don’t even think I saw the sun the second day because I was inside gambling all day…with much less luck! But, we did venture out at night to play around in The Bellagio and The Cosmopolitan. I loved seeing the light show at The Bellagio!

During the day on Monday we went out exploring Vegas! Since it was my first time here I was still anxious to see all of the hotels and do a few touristy things! We went into “old” Las Vegas (hello sketchy area) and went up in the Stratosphere. It was extremely windy and I wore a dress, not my best idea ever, but it was beautiful 109 stories up!
After the Stratosphere we went to Wynn, The Venetian, Caesar’s and The Bellagio to explore and shop! Y’all if only I had endless money. I was having some serious designer lust. Gucci, Louis, Fendi, Prada, Louboutin, Lanvin, Balenciaga…. I wanted it all! I was slightly jealous of the Asians buying 5 LV and 3 Balenciaga bags.  

Our last night we went to the Bar at Times Square inside our hotel and had a blast! It is a dueling piano bar and the pianists were extremely talented, fun, and could play any song! It was the perfect ending to a fun weekend! I can’t wait to go back.

If you are looking to plan a trip & want any suggestions on food/entertainment let me know! 

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  1. Stacey wrote:

    Sounds like heaps of fun!! I would love to go one day! I'm a new follower and would love it if you would visit my blog

    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  2. You looked so cute!! I love that black dress! I've never been to Vegas…but when we go I'll definitely be emailing you for suggestions!

    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  3. What a great trip! Looks like you had so much fun!


    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  4. Holly wrote:

    Great photos! Looks like you had a great time!

    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  5. Courtney wrote:

    Those pictures are amazing! I can't wait to go to Vegas someday and experience all the tourist sites. Looks like you had fun!

    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  6. Cathy wrote:

    Fab photos! Looks like a blast! I haven't been there in years. Now I am antsy to go back 🙂 Love your white lace top with the chunky chain necklace!

    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  7. Looks like you all had a great trip! So glad you had fun! 🙂 You're SO right…vegas is exhausting. I've only been once – for a work trip for my old job and I left after 5 days ready to get home, but of course having so much fun while there too.

    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  8. Emily wrote:

    Looks like you had a blast. pretty pictures. I miss Vegas and would love to go back sometime soon.

    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  9. Mason wrote:

    You and your mom are precious 🙂 I'm so glad you had fun!!! Now that you're home, let's work on planning a meet-halfway dinner/drinks extravaganza! xoxoxo M

    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  10. Ruth wrote:

    It looks like an amazing weekend

    Posted 10.25.12 Reply
  11. SHF wrote:

    In-n-Out Burger is the best! What a fun holiday!


    Posted 10.26.12 Reply
  12. angsamp wrote:

    I'm glad you had fun in Vegas. It is honestly one of my favorite places for a fun trip! Luckily for me, it's only a 5 hour drive. You hit most of the highlights on your trip too, so that's awesome! PS your comment about being envious of the Asians buying all the designer bags? HAHA! That's what I say every time!

    Posted 10.26.12 Reply

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