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Apr 24th, 2011, 03:58 PM
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Trump Towers - Las Vegas

Hi,

I am traveling with my Mum for her 50th birthday in July to the USA. We are flying in from San Fran to Vegas for approx 4 nights and staying at the Trump Towers - the only reason being is that it offered late check out!

Its the first time for both of us in Las Vegas and have no idea what we should do! We have already booked to go and see O at the Bellagio but thats it so far, we havent got enough time to visit the Grand Canyon but plan on coming back in a few years to see it!

Any hints on what to do, see, drink or eat would be helpful!

Cheers, Angie
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Apr 24th, 2011, 05:24 PM
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Definitely take a trip to the Hoover Dam.

I really enjoyed the Siegried and Roy Secret Garden Animal Exhibit when I was there. I only had 1 full day so it was a very quick tour of a bunch of the casinos and their various attractions.

Mandalay Bay - Their Aquarium
Mirage - S&R Animal Exhibit, Volcano Eruption
Bellagio for the fountains
Treasure Island for their Pirate Show
Walked thru Caesar Palace

I know there are others but that is what I hit and really enjoyed it. Favorite site was definitely the Hoover Dam and would do it again.
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Apr 24th, 2011, 05:28 PM
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Here is my trip report from when I was there.
http://www.fodors.com/community/unit...rip-report.cfm
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Apr 24th, 2011, 05:47 PM
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Angie, you do have time to see the Grand Canyon, if you wish to. My family and I drove there from Vegas, it was a long day, but we made it in one day. The canyon has an initial WOW factor that is unsurpassed. I have never stayed at the Trump, but I think it is off all by itself. Ask about the public transportation from the hotel, usually busses. Be aware, it will be very HOT, easily 115 degrees F., so drink lots of water. Spend some time in 'old vegas', or downtown vegas at night for the laser show and state fair type of atmosphere. We enjoyed the show Love, a Beatles tribute, at the New York New York hotel. There are lots of trip reports about vegas if use the search the forums box. Enjoy the usa, ziggypop
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Apr 24th, 2011, 05:51 PM
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Be sure to take your birth certificate . . Trump won't let you stay without it!!
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Apr 24th, 2011, 09:01 PM
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Thankyou for the responses!

I have a feeling you may have convinced us to visit the Hoover Dam. We figure that we can sleep on the flight back home so it doesnt matter if we have little sleep over our time in Vegas. We have friends who hired a car and did the drive them selves also and we are thinking that this may be a better option for us rather then being with a tour group!

After doing some researching we have discovered that our hotel is a little far from everything but rougly a 20-30 minute walk which isnt an issue for us in the long run. At night we will catch public transport and walk when we can. The 115c temperature is something we are used to here in Sydney as we live about an hour inland and we have weeks on end of this heat - thank you for the reminder though!

Just wondering about the birth certificate. We were just under the assumption that all you would need would be your passport as ID and possibly a credit card and drivers licence?
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Apr 25th, 2011, 05:55 AM
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Angie, Rich is pulling your leg with a reference to The Donald's interest in Obama's birth location. It's a USA politics thing.

And, I think you meant 115 F on the temperature. At 115c, your tea cup would boil dry in no time.

Enjoy the USA!
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Apr 25th, 2011, 06:58 AM
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FYI, the Trumpster adds a $40 per day "resort fee" that was not included in the booked price of the room.

Zion National Park is 2.5 hours away compared to 4 hours for the Grand Canyon, and makes for an easier-to-handle day trip though it's still a long day.

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