Las Vegas is home to fifteen of the world’s top 20 largest hotels.
Las Vegas is sometimes referred to as Hawaii’s Ninth Island. Over 80,000 former residents of Hawaii now live in the Las Vegas.
In 1935, when the Hoover Dam was completed, it was 726 feet high and more than 1,200 feet long, making it the tallest dam in the world at the time. President Franklin D. Roosevelt spoke at the dam’s dedication.
The World Market Center in Las Vegas is the largest trade complex in the world for the home and hospitality furnishings industry.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Las Vegas offers a 13 mile long scenic drive with stunning vistas and over 30 miles of hiking trails. The Conservation Area also includes world class rock climbing, as well as mountain bike and horseback trails.
From 2000 through 2010, Nevada saw the largest increase in Asian population of any state (116%).
There are over 900 retail stores to be explored on Las Vegas Boulevard.
Lake Mead, just outside of Las Vegas, is the largest, cleanest reservoir in the United States.
Las Vegas is home to the NASCAR’s postseason Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week, a Sprint Cup Race, and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards.
Las Vegas hosted a Republican Presidential debate.