Las Vegas Metro Area Guide

With all there is to see and do in Las Vegas, it may be difficult to stop sightseeing and actually search for an apartment. However you will definitely want to take the time to explore the city and its surrounding areas including Henderson, Boulder City, Laughlin and Mesquite.

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While the area has typically been known for its gambling, shopping, and fine dining—deeming itself as the “Entertainment Capital of the World”, there are growing attempts at diversifying the economy, which has caused an increase in retirement and family communities.  While tourism, gaming, and conventions are still the main economic drivers of the city, the area has made significant attempts to attract light manufacturing, banking, technology and commercial interests. Las Vegas is home to the headquarters of Harrah’s Entertainment and MGM Resorts International.

Las Vegas is of course most well known for its entertainment industry, particularly, the Las Vegas Strip and downtown Las Vegas.  The downtown area features a number of well known casinos including Binion’s Gambling Hall and Hotel, Freemont Casino, El Cortez, and the Golden Nugget. The area is also home to the Freemont Street Experience, a pedestrian mall with a covered awning that features a light show. The area is also home to the Neon Museum at Freemont Street Experience and is the location of one of the city’s most famous New Year’s Eve celebrations. The Friday Celebration held on the first Friday of every month, is held in the arts district of downtown and allows local artists and musicians to display their work.

The Las Vegas Strip is home to the areas famous mega resorts. Some free attractions on the Strip include the water fountains at the Bellagio, The Sirens of TI show at Treasure Island, the volcano at the Mirage, the Fall of Atlantis Festival and Fountain at Caesar’s Palace, and the lion habitat, featuring up to 6 lions at the MGM Grand. Other attractions include M&M World and the Fashion Show Mall. Also, don’t forget that the Hoover Dam, a national landmark which straddles the Colorado River, is located only about 30 miles southeast of the city of Las Vegas.

So seriously, Las Vegas is where it’s at to do as much or as little as you want, however let’s not forget there are also tons of beautiful Las Vegas apartments available as well. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Las Vegas has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Las Vegas area, our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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