Why It's Worth It

The casinos! The shows! The parties! The pools! The food! The hiking? Despite all preconceptions to the contrary, Vegas is much more than the Strip, which is enough for most people. But venture off the always-lit path, and there’s plenty more. Just a few miles in either direction yields family-friendly activities, unusual museums, impressive art, and breathtaking nature. Yes, Vegas. You can actually make memories that don’t have to stay there. —Soo Youn

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