How do you plan to get around Las Vegas when you get there?. If you're new to Vegas, this is just one detail that will make you nervous. Don't worry!. There are several ways of getting around Las Vegas.
A lot of what you will do in Vegas and the hotel where you'll be staying will likely be centered around the 4 miles of Las Vegas blvd, commonly known as the Strip or in downtown Las Vegas.
Below are your Las Vegas Strip transportation and other options that will get you to downtown and areas around the Las Vegas valley.
Try the super fast Las Vegas monorail system and cover the 4-mile Strip in 15 minutes.
Las Vegas Downtown Loop - Free Shuttle Bus
Las Vegas First Timers Tip
First-timers and visitors who are staying in any of the hotels on and off the strip and want to spend their time on the Vegas Strip, don't need a car. Take a taxi or Shuttle from McCarran International Airport to your hotel.
To sight-see, take the Deuce, SDX, Monorail or simply walk
For plans that involve anything outside the strip area or downtown, having your own car is highly recommended.
Your other option will be taking the bus. Here are bus routes to off strip Las Vegas hotels
Tip: Always remember to check the weather.
Las Vegas Strip Map
Nevada Cell Phone Law
Drivers are prohibited from texting accessing the internet and hand-held cell phone use while driving. (NRS 484B.165)
The fines are $50 for the first infraction in seven years, $100 for the second and $250 for the third and subsequent infractions. Fines are subject to doubling if the infraction occurs in a work zone.
Driving distances from Las Vegas
|From Las Vegas To||Drive Time||Miles||KM|
|Grand Canyon South Rim||4.5 hours||275||443|
|Grand Canyon West Rim||3 hours||120||193|
|Death Valley National Park||2.25 hours||141||227|
|Hoover Dam||45 mins.||34||54.4|
|Great Basin National Park||4.75 hours||297||478|
|Zion National Park||2.75 hours||163||262|
|Reno, NV||7.25 hours||448||721|
|Los Angeles, CA||4 hours||270||435|
|San Diego, CA||5 hours||332||534|
|Phoenix, AZ||5 hours||295||475|
|San Francisco||9 hours||570||917|
Top getting around Las Vegas questions
How can I take a bus to McCarran International Airport?
There are 4 bus routes to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. All 4 buses stop at the airport's Ground Level Zero.1 The Westcliff Airport Express (WAX) provides direct transportation to McCarran Airport Terminal 1 and 3 from Downtown Las Vegas or from Tropicana Ave and Las Vegas Blvd. (Vegas Strip) Board on eastbound Tropicana, alongside the Tropicana Hotel.
2 The Centennial Express (CX) also provides direct transportation to McCarran Airport Terminal 3 from Downtown Las Vegas.
3 Route 108 southbound, stops at McCarran Airport Terminal 1. If you are traveling from Stratosphere, the Westgate or the Las Vegas Convention Center, this is the bus to take. Route 108 Schedule
How do I get to Pawn Stars?
Pawn Stars is located on 713 Las Vegas Blvd. South between Gass Avenue and Garces Avenue. The Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) and Deuce on the Strip routes provide service to the Bonneville Transit Center (BTC) just three blocks west of the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop. Additionally, if you board the southbound Deuce trip from the BTC at Bay 19, there is a transit stop across the street from the pawn shop.
How do I get to the Las Vegas Marriage Bureau?
Take Bus 301 (The Deuce on The Strip Northbound) towards Downtown
Get off at Casino Center Blvd. and Garces Ave
Walk (5 minutes) to 201 Clark Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101
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