Las Vegas Strip Scenic Byway is one of America’s most iconic images. It is the United State’s only “Nighttime Byway,” and the neon lights and signs that light up the Las Vegas Strip after dark remains one of the most awe-inspiring, man-made sights. Visitors can take a drive or stroll down Las Vegas Boulevard and enjoy the mega-hotels and casinos, entertainment around every corner, historic museums and buildings, and the good-old glitz and glam of Las Vegas.
4.5 miles / 7.2 km, Las Vegas, NV
- ·Some of the world’s largest and most luxurious hotels and casinos, including the MGM Grand, the Luxor, the Circus Circus, the Riviera, the Bellagio, the Flamingo, the Excalibur, the Treasure Island, the Mirage, the Stratosphere, the Palms, the New York New York, the Mandalay Bay, etc.
- ·Outdoor entertainment and thrills – from roller coaster rides (such as the Stratosphere coasters and the New York New York coaster) to water fountains and light shows (like those at the Bellagio and Mirage) to the giant constructed volcano that spews fireballs (located at the Mirage Hotel & Casino) and the smaller replica of the Statue of Liberty (located at the New York New York)
- ·Shows and entertainment – visitors can experience fun sights, such as the 1.6 million gallon aquarium at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino that holds sharks, jellyfish, crocodiles, and thousands of other fish, the “Tournament of Kings” show at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino, which features a show of combat and sword-play, and the pirate show at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino
- ·World class golf clubs – the Las Vegas Strip Scenic Byway is located within minutes of numerous golf clubs and resorts
- ·Museums & centers – Las Vegas is home to several educational centers and museums, including the Natural History Museum, the Nevada State Museum, the Bellagio’s Gallery of Fine Arts, the Atomic Testing Museum, the Marjorie Barrick Museum, the Neon Museum and Bone Yard, and even the Pinball Hall of Fame
- ·Las Vegas, NV; located 2.8 miles from McCarran International Airport
- ·Located near Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Lake Mead, Lake Powell, and Mesquite, AZ
- ·Driving the byway:
oByway begins at the intersection of Russell Rd. and Las Vegas Blvd.
oFollow Las Vegas Blvd. north for 4.5 miles
oThe byway ends at the intersection of Las Vegas Blvd. and Sahara Ave.
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- Gas, lodging, food, shopping, phones, and information are located along this byway
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(This site is funded in part by a grant from the Federal Highway Administration.)