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The town that Johnny Cash helped immortalize is one of the more beautiful places to visit as spring finds its way in, and if you’re heading to The Biggest Little City in the World, allow us to offer some recommendations. In an effort to get you outside the boardroom and into the Truckee Meadows, we’re offering up two restaurants, two attractions, and one bar that you can hit with just a few extra hours between meetings. Read more
Las Vegas never sleeps, and one could argue that its convention centers are never closed, either. Sitting at the top of the heap in terms of available hotel rooms for conference goers, Sin City remains a top destination for business (and leisure, for that matter) travel. You already knew that the city offered plenty beyond meeting rooms, but I’m here to give you a few options that the folks around the water cooler may be unaware of. In an effort to get you outside of the boardroom and into the wilds of southern Nevada, we’re offering up two restaurants, two attractions, and one bar that you can hit with just a few extra hours between meetings. Read more
Experience a different side of Las Vegas and save over 40 percent at a 4-star property just outside of Sin City. Stay at the upscale JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa from just $103 a night and save big on rates later in the season. Choose this grand resort and you’ll be close enough for a quick trip to Vegas’ famous Strip while staying in the calming surroundings of an 11-acre oasis of gardens, coursing streams, waterfalls, and palm trees.
But don’t worry; you won’t miss out on any of the amenities Vegas hotels are known for: The JW Marriott Las Vegas features a 50,000-square-foot casino with 1,200 slot machines and 40 gaming tables, 24-hour room service, a wide variety of dining and entertainment experiences (from casual to formal), three pools, a full-service spa, and more. Located near the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, the resort is just 20 minutes northwest of the Las Vegas Strip and 25 minutes from McCarran International Airport. You’ll stay in an oversized guest room with views of the interior garden, city, or surrounding mountains.
Book by June 25 for travel on select dates July 1 – September 25. Visit the JW Marriott website or call 800-721-6996. Use promo code D59.
This summer, stay in the lap of luxury in the heart of Sin City. Book the 5-star Venetian, located on the legendary Las Vegas Strip, from only $119 per night — a savings of 40% on seasonal rates. Plus, you’ll receive $100-worth of exclusive savings at the luxe hotel and casino.
Stay on select dates from July 15 through August 1 in a Luxury Suite, a 650-square-foot room with a plush king sized bed and Egyptian cotton sheets, an HDTV, a spacious sitting area, and a marble bathroom with an over-sized Roman tub. Each room is also equipped with complimentary high-speed internet.
The Italian-centric Venetian channels its namesake city at every corner, from ceiling frescoes to jugglers in a make-shift St. Mark’s Square. There’s even a canal in the middle of the resort’s shopping complex, through which visitors can take a romantic gondola ride.
The $100-worth of resort savings include:
- Free admission to the Lavo Nightclub
- $20 off a food bill of $50 or more at both the First Food and Bar and Zine Noodles Dim Sum
- $30 off any 50-minute spa treatment at the Canyon Ranch SpaClub
- 20% off any Belvedere cocktail at the Laguna Lounge
To book these low summer rates, visit Vegas.com.
For diehard skiers and boarders, this year’s February 29 means an extra day on the slopes. Resorts across the country will offer lift tickets for just $29 tomorrow to take full advantage of Leap Day – with some full-day prices slashed by over 60 percent.
- Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadow: Book online by midnight tonight to score savings of 65 percent at these California sister resorts north of Lake Tahoe.
- Sunday River: Lift tickets at this resort near Bethel, Me., are discounted 64 percent.
- Diamond Peak: Save 46 percent at these slopes north of Lake Tahoe on the Nevada side.
- Sno Mountain: Skiing at Scranton, Pa.’s local mountain will save you 43 percent.
If you can’t make it to the slopes tomorrow but want to plan a ski getaway for March, Big Bear Lake in southern California will be offering a flash sale on lodging and lift tickets from 6am February 29 to 6am March 1. Book any weeknight in March to receive 29 percent off lodging, up to two $29 lift tickets per day, and 29 percent off ski and snowboard rentals.
Use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find the lowest rates on hotels, flights, vacation packages, and other travel deals.
For the ninth consecutive year, rock climbers of all levels will gather for clinics, climbing and, of course, the clinking of pint glasses at the Red Rock Rendezvous, a three-day event that’s gearing up to be the country’s largest climbing festival of 2012.
Registration for the festival, which takes place from March 30-April 1 at Nevada’s Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, one of the country’s premier climbing destinations, is limited to the first 1,000 registrants. About 400 spots are still available, according to event coordinator Phil Bridgers.
On tap for the weekend: all types of clinics for newbies and skilled climbers, from bouldering to rescue and even trail running; rubbing elbows with some of the top names in climbing (including Lisa Rands and Peter Croft); and plenty of Belgian beer each night. Read more
The Palace Station offers sweeping mountain vistas and panorama views of the Las Vegas strip. Try your luck at the 24-hour casino, soak up the sun at the pool or garden sundeck, and indulge at your choice of eight hotel restaurants and cafes. Live hotel entertainment, including music and comedy, happen almost every night. The hotel also provides free shuttles to the Strip, which is just two miles away.
Stay in a Courtyard Hotel Room, which includes high-speed WiFi, cable TV, comfortable accommodations, and courtyard views.
THE VALUE: Save 40% on current pricing with these online exclusive rates.
THE CATCH: These rates are most widely available in February and early March, so you need to act fast.
THE DETAILS: Visit the Palace Station Hotel and Casino and choose the “Online Exclusive” package.
Stay in a spacious suite at an exciting Las Vegas resort this season. The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is offering 50% off their Masquerade Suites, starting from just $129 per night. This 1600-square-foot suite includes a formal dining room, a wet bar, a private Jacuzzi, and views of the Las Vegas strip.
The upscale Rio certainly doesn’t lack in grandeur: among its amenities include four pools, two nightclubs, a world-class spa, and a private beach and lagoon. The Rio’s Masquerade Village Shops offers over 60,000 square feet of shopping, gaming, and dining, and the Rio Entertainment Court offers nightly shows of famous Vegas acts, including Circus Vargas and Penn & Teller.
THE VALUE: Save 50% on a luxurious Las Vegas suite, in this resort with endless activities.
THE CATCH: This is only valid for travel through the end of February.
WE’VE GOT MORE: For general trip-planning information see our Las Vegas guide, then use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find the lowest rates on hotels, flights, vacation packages, and more travel deals.
This popular hotel and casino, known simply as “TI,” is ideally located on the Las Vegas Strip, so the nightlife and excitement of Sin City are at your fingertips. The resort hotel boasts an outdoor tropical pool and private cabanas, a luxurious spa, multiple bars and lounges, and easy access to many city attractions including the Fashion Show shopping mall. You’ll stay in a Deluxe Room with floor-to-ceiling windows of the Las Vegas Valley or mountain horizons, a lounge seating area, flat screen LCD TV, marble bathroom, and much more.
Stay from December 12-22. Rates will go up, so book your room now to snag this deal!
THE VALUE: Save 35% on rooms at this 4-star hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
THE CATCH: These rates are only available from December 12-22.
THE DETAILS: Visit www.treasureisland.com to book your room now.
WE’VE GOT MORE: Use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find low rates on flights to Las Vegas.
For trip-planning tips and information, see our Las Vegas Travel Guide.
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