Rounding up the top 15 and our only off-strip entry, the Palms Hotel & Casino embraces all the fun of Las Vegas Boulevard but without a lot of the hassle. The Palms grants their visitors a fourteen-screen movie theatre and a state-of-the-art concert venue, the Pearl Theater. The fun doesn't stop there; Ghostbar, Rain and Moon create a fantastic force of nightlife power.
The Strip isn't all Vegas has going for it.
With its unmistakable shape and a 273,000 watt light beam at its peak, the Luxor makes a deep impression at the hot number 14 position. Inside the reflective slanted walls are great options for entertainment and nightlife. LAX Nightclub is the hottest nightlife spot at the Luxor Resort, but the other bars and lounges are worth a visit as well. As for entertainment, Carrot Top is one of the best comedy shows and Fantasy one of the best adult shows.
Planet Hollywood is a hip center-strip hotel where you will find plenty of things to do all day and night. Britney Spears calls this resort home, as she performs her hot show "A Piece of Me". For those who enjoy shopping, The Miracle Mile Shops feature 170 retailers and 15 restaurants. The nightlife is lively and energetic at the many bars and lounges, but let's not forget the casino, which is always bustling full of people having fun.
The newly renovated Linq excels where its predecessors fell short: pool, nightlife, entertainment, shopping and more. The High Roller observation wheel lets you enjoy one of the best views in Vegas, and some cabins even feature a bar where you can drink as much as you want for the duration of the ride. The legendary O'Sheas Casino, Brooklyn Bowl and the Auto Collections are all exciting things to do at the Linq.
A unique chic boutique hotel, with luxurious accommodations and a convenient location right across Caesars Palace, between Flamingo and Bally's. Inside the Cromwell you will find Giada, an excellent and elegant Italian Restaurant with an amazing view of the Strip; you will also find Drai's Nightclub and Beach Club, two of the hottest and most popular venues. Its proximity to Caesars Palace also makes it perfect to visit the new nightclub Omnia, and The Linq mall is just a few steps away where more dining and entertainment options can be found.
Sitting in the 10th spot, straight from South Beach, Delano brings the Miami vibe to the Las Vegas Strip. The luxurious all-suite hotel is well known for its amazing spa, upscale dining and Mix lounge, which is located in the top floor offering some of the best views in Vegas. Delano's lobby is a few steps away from Mandalay Bay's casino floor and even closer to Cirque Du Soleil's "Michael Jackson One", making it a good choice given Mandalay Bay's extensive entertainment options.
Aria provides cozy and luxurious accommodations with great service all-around. The restaurant line-up is beyond amazing with the likes of Bardot Brasserie, Javier's and Sage. But if you are looking for nightlife entertainment, Alibi Cocktail Lounge is the place to be, with tasty cocktails and a fun atmosphere. As part of the CityCenter complex, Aria is just a few steps away from Crystals, a luxury brand shopping destination for those who love to indulge.
Venice, Italy inspired, The Venetian displays winding canals and gondolas accompanied by sweet voiced crooners to enhance the alluring aesthetics of this already charming resort. Some of Vegas' best entertainment can be found here as well: Rock of Ages makes its home here as well as "Frank The Man. The Music". Also, the multi-roomed hot mega-club Tao bumps music throughout the night and keeps this resort a consistent spot for entertainment.
At Mandalay Bay the tropical setting makes for an extremely relaxing atmosphere. Here it is easy to find something to do, from the extensive pool complex to the amazing nightlife, there's no way to get bored. The pool complex features a humongous wave pool, a lazy river, a European pool, the pool party Daylight and other pools. Mandalay Bay also has a great selection of restaurants in every price range, including the critically acclaimed Veranda, Aureole and Border Grill. When the night falls options are abundant: Light is the Cirque Du Soleil inspired nightclub where a unique experience awaits. House of Blues hosts many live performances and the rest of the bars and lounges are equally amazing. And if it wasn't enough, Cirque Du Soleil's "Michael Jackson One" is one of the hottest shows in town.
There's more to the Bellagio than dancing fountains and stunning architecture: Leading the way is the water inspired show "O" by Cirque Du Soleil. Performers dive, dance and dwindle in, on and above an elaborate aqueous stage. Bellagio nightlife is spearheaded by hip nightclub Hyde, an elegantly designed hot spot that pairs excellence with the sophisticated aura of its host resort. Along with stunning hotel rooms, shops, pools and an energetic casino, the Bellagio is an all senses experience.