Travelodge Las Vegas Center Strip
Travel Blogs from Las Vegas
Tonight we are back in California, in the town of Needles which lies in the never ending and generally uninteresting Mojave Desert. This morning we drove around 200 miles, partly on the historic Route 66, south west from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and spent the sunny afternoon lying around, and in, the hotel pool and jacuzzi before walking …
... wonderful. We stopped at most of the stops. Saw a squirrel hop away in the distance, a small colourful bird flitting between bushes & a green insect, something like a dragonfly.
We are so pleased we saw the sign and decided to investigate, coming into Vegas then at the northern end.
Fortunately our Hotel Riviera at the end of The Strip has free parking and everything else (apart from b'fast). We upgraded to a better room than the one ...
... I'd at least had a bit of a go. A woman sitting alongside me playing a machine had all the lights go off, and an attendant appeared, because it turns out she won over $1,000 !!! That could have been me ! Oh well, maybe another time. There's plenty going on around the hotel, so it's still all interesting even if we don't go out anywhere else.......and it's nice and cool in here.......as against it being over 40C ...
... t quite hear the noises they made cos we kept moving out the exit in case of a riot.
We got back to the house and had siesta time during the hot hours before having dinner, somewhere... and Stu took us to check out the fountain show at the Belagio. Fairly impressive, but the crowds and the bright lights convinced me that Vegas isn't my kind of town.
We got into bed about midnight for a short nap before our alarm at 5am, to get to the airport.
... charge a suggested £1 a day and have so far raised over £87,000 for charity. Our taxi turned up about fifteen seconds after we did and under twenty minutes later we were being booked in at the Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy desk... simples...!!! The only fly in the old ointment was that our flight has been delayed by thirty-five minutes as our incoming plane had been delayed at Las Vegas. However, there was a bright side to this situation, as ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking