Las Vegas Nevada is located in a basin on the floor of the Mojave Desert. This is surrounded on all sides by mountain ranges. Mountain peaks reach as high as 10,000 feet. Las Vegas enjoys year-round sunshine with short and mild winters. This location and climate make Las Vegas an ideal vacation destination at any time during the year!
A leader in the hospitality industry, Las Vegas offers more AAA Five Star Diamond hotels than any destination in the world. Shopping, fine dining and entertaining shows are some of the reasons Las Vegas is a leading choice destination for conventions, meetings and conducting business.
The most popular area of Las Vegas is the Las Vegas Strip - the 4.2 mile section of South Las Vegas Boulevard that is located in Clark County beyond the city limits. The Strip features resort hotels and casinos for which Las Vegas is widely known. In addition to casinos, attractions on The Strip include golf, shopping, entertainment venues, showrooms, theaters, nightclubs, golf and amusement parks.