Me at Hoover Dam

Having fun in Las Vegas off the strip: 6 things to do on your next visit

Go Visit Hoover Dam About 45 minutes away from the strip, the Hoover Dam draws over a million visitors a year. While a tour runs $30 you can just park and walk around on your own, or visit the Visitor’s Center for just $8. We opted to park in the garage for $10 and then just walk around. I’m not a huge history buff, instead … Continue reading Having fun in Las Vegas off the strip: 6 things to do on your next visit

flying to las vegas for cheap

Flying to Las Vegas for $51.20 round trip

I recently got a cheap flight to Las Vegas for just $51.20 round trip. It’s no secret that people have very strong opinions on budget airlines and tend to fall firmly in one camp or the other. I stand firmly on the side of, “Just get me there safely and I’ll sacrifice some creature comforts.” I’ve been delayed or had flights cancelled by the big … Continue reading Flying to Las Vegas for $51.20 round trip