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Travel Along: Celebrating in Las Vegas

A trip to Las Vegas can be a great way to celebrate a special occasion.
by Marcy Williams Modified: May 30, 2014 at 12:06 pm •  Published: May 30, 2014

Las Vegas is sometimes referred to as “Sin City.” I wonder if people still consider that nickname appropriate. On a recent three-day visit we saw many families, lots of small children and a number of teens, refuting the idea that Las Vegas is more of an adults-only destination.

This was a special celebration trip for us, however, so we were focused more on adult venues without the noise and clamor of children.

This trip was reserved through Southwest Vacations, and it was very convenient to reserve flights, lodging, ground transportation and entertainment in one full package.

This trip was to celebrate a wedding anniversary – and no, we didn’t originally get married by Elvis at a Las Vegas chapel.

And these three things helped to make it a very memorable celebration:

We stayed at THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, where all rooms are suites. The accommodations were luxurious and comfortable and a far reach from our typical economically-chosen hotels.

THEhotel is connected to Mandalay Bay and the Four Seasons hotels by the casino, restaurants and activity areas. There are three pool areas, two of which are for adults only, and of course, Mandalay Bay is known for its Shark Reef attraction.

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by Marcy Williams
NewsOK Contributor
After being an educator in Oklahoma public schools for so many years, I learned new skills and became a Web editor. Now that I have retired, I travel more but am still learning — about planning efficiently for travels and about what sights might...
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