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Las Vegas Strip

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**1. Las Vegas Strip Development:**
– The Strip is a 4.2-mile stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard.
– It features a concentration of resort hotels and casinos.
– Major resorts on the Strip include Bellagio, Caesars Palace, and The Venetian.
– The area has seen significant growth and development over the years.
– The Strip is known for its entertainment venues and fine dining establishments.

**2. Transportation on the Las Vegas Strip:**
– The Las Vegas Monorail provides convenient transportation along the Strip.
– Pedestrian bridges help manage foot traffic and improve safety.
– Buses also serve the Strip, offering an affordable travel option.
– The Monorail route covers key destinations on the Strip.
– Efforts have been made to enhance pedestrian movement in the Resort Corridor.

**3. Evolution of Las Vegas Strip Resorts:**
– The concept of themed resorts has evolved over time.
– Many themed hotel-casinos have transitioned to more upscale offerings.
– The Mirage underwent a major renovation.
– The trend of themed hotel-casinos has shifted towards a more modern and upscale approach.
– The opening of new resorts like Resorts World has added to the Strip’s offerings.

**4. Challenges and Changes in Las Vegas Strip Development:**
– Condo developments pose challenges for future Strip redevelopment.
– Asian rivals have emerged as competition for Las Vegas.
– Tragic events like the Mandalay Bay shooting have impacted the Strip.
– The opening of new resorts like the Sphere and Fontainebleau has reshaped the landscape.
– Ongoing construction projects and delays have influenced the Strip’s development.

**5. Recent Developments and Rebranding on the Las Vegas Strip:**
– The Monte Carlo transitioned to Park MGM.
– The SLS rebranded as Sahara Las Vegas.
– The Pinball Hall of Fame opened in a new location.
– Bally’s became Horseshoe Las Vegas.
– The latest addition to the Strip is the Dream Las Vegas resort.

Las Vegas Strip (Wikipedia)

The Las Vegas Strip is a stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard in Clark County, Nevada, that is known for its concentration of resort hotels and casinos. The Strip, as it is known, is about 4.2 mi (6.8 km) long, and is immediately south of the Las Vegas city limits in the unincorporated towns of Paradise and Winchester, but is often referred to simply as "Las Vegas".

Las Vegas Strip
The Strip
Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas Boulevard
MGM Grand
Paris Las Vegas
New York-New York Hotel and Casino
Caesars Palace
The Venetian Las Vegas
Length4.2 mi (6.8 km)
Coordinates36°07′11″N 115°10′21″W / 36.119684°N 115.172599°W / 36.119684; -115.172599
South endRussell Road
North endSahara Avenue

Many of the largest hotel, casino, and resort properties in the world are on the Strip, known for its contemporary architecture, lights, and wide variety of attractions. Its hotels, casinos, restaurants, residential high-rises, entertainment offerings, and skyline have established the Strip as one of the most popular and iconic tourist destinations in the world and is one of the driving forces for Las Vegas's economy. Most of the Strip has been designated as an All-American Road, and the North and South Las Vegas Strip routes are classified as Nevada Scenic Byways and National Scenic Byways.

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