Econoguide 2004 Las Vegas : Also Includes Reno, Lake Tahoe, and Laughlin (Econoguide: Las Vegas)

Econoguide 2004 Las Vegas : Also Includes Reno, Lake Tahoe, and Laughlin (Econoguide: Las Vegas)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 448 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780762727537
  • DDC分類 917

Full Description


The "Econoguides" series shows readers how to get the most for their money and time in travel and personal finance - no matter what their budget level. Each book provides hundreds of tips and useful advice on topics such as airline travel, booking hotels, best times to visit attractions, negotiating with auto dealers, selecting a realtor, and more. Plus, each of the travel books contains dozens of coupons worth hundreds of dollars in savings at hotels, restaurants, car rental agencies and attractions. "Econoguide Las Vegas 2004" is a savvy vacationer's guide to this legendary gambling and entertainment mecca. Readers will maximize their time and lower their costs at restaurants, casinos, area attractions and on accommodations. Get the low-down on the world outside the casinos, including Nevada's ski resorts, theme parks and natural wonders. Features include: secrets to getting the best airline tickets for the lowest fare; tips on where to stay and how to get the lowest room rate; day-trip itineraries from Las Vegas, Reno and Tahoe; maps and directions; and up-to-date information on casinos, entertainment and restaurants.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    ix
Introduction xi
PART I: NEVADA BOUND
1 A Short and Irreverent History of Nevada 1 (8)
2 Finding Low-Cost Airline Tickets and 9 (20)
Avoiding the Uncertainties of Modern Travel
3 How to Sleep for Less 24
4 Planes, Cars, and Buses 29 (9)
PART II: LAS VEGAS
5 Welcome, Pilgrim 38 (5)
6 The Best of the Strip 43 (61)
7 The Rest of the Strip 104(25)
8 Downtown Las Vegas 129(13)
9 Las Vegas Showrooms and Nightlife 142(9)
10 Mama Don't Allow No Gambling 'Round Here: 151(15)
Area Attractions
11 Local Protocol: Sex, Marriage, Shopping, 166(18)
Comps, and Tipping
12 Eating Your Way across Las Vegas 184(24)
13 Sports and Recreation 208(8)
14 Journeys North of Las Vegas: Area 51, Red 216(8)
Rock Canyon, Mount Charleston, Lee Canyon,
and Valley of Fire
15 Journeys South of Las Vegas: Henderson, 224(11)
Hoover Dam, Boulder City, Lake Mead, and Lake
Mohave
16 Laughlin 235(18)
PART III: RENO, VIRGINIA CITY, AND LAKE TAHOE
17 The Biggest Little Chapter in This Book: 253(24)
Reno
18 Eating Your Way through Reno-Sparks 277(5)
19 Reno-Sparks Area Attractions 282(6)
20 The Great Outdoors in Reno-Sparks 288(2)
21 Shopping and Getting Married 290(4)
22 Drive, He Said: Eight Trips from Reno and 294(22)
Lake Tahoe
23 Virginia City: A Side Trip Back in Time 316(17)
24 Carson City: A Capital Before There Was a 333(6)
State
25 Lake Tahoe: Mountain Shangri-La 339(23)
26 Winter Sports in the Lake Tahoe Region 362(15)
27 Warm-Weather and Year-Round Activities in 377(14)
the Lake Tahoe Region
PART IV: ABOUT GAMBLING
28 Gambling Is Not a Sport: A Cautious View 391(24)
Appendix: A List of Las Vegas Casinos, Hotels, 415(8)
and Motels
Quick-Find Index to Hotels, Attractions, and 423(8)
Restaurants
About the Author 431(2)
Discount Coupons 433