|The Strip at
Las Vegas Strip is busiest at night. Even for locals who are used to it are
impressed by the lights. Neon signs have become a Las Vegas art form.
Entire properties become signs. The neon and high powered lights are
This makes being on the Las Vegas Strip an activity. People
might come here to gamble, see a show or come to a convention. But they also
want to see the surrealistic conglomeration of architecture, neon, fountains
and lights. It gives the place an atmosphere that is unique to Las Vegas.
There are a lot of things to do in Las Vegas besides gambling and most
of these activities are at night. One of the best activities, cruising
or walking the Las Vegas Strip is free. Near the center Strip the
sidewalks are crowded. At the Bellagio there is the fountain show. Every
few minutes the fountains do amazing things. Crowds wait and gather for
these seven minute displays. At the Mirage a fake volcano erupts every
fifteen minutes. At the TI (Treasure Island) a pirate battle is
Walking through the larger hotels in Las Vegas can also be entertaining.
The Venetian has a simulated canal system running through it. Because
many of the major resorts in Las Vegas are theme oriented they offer
visitors an interesting diversion just walking around looking at them.