For the full throttle, utterly extravagant Las Vegas experience, it has to be the Strip. You’ll stay in a grown-up wonderland, in opulent, palatial surroundings, and there is nowhere else on earth with nightlife and entertainment like this. Plus, when it gets too much, you can simply retreat to your suite within a few minutes. If you’d like to be close to the action, but without the full force of the Strip’s frenetic nature, stay East or West of the Strip. Here, you’ll find some smaller boutique and budget hotels, and you’re still in easy reach of all the main attractions.
Downtown Las Vegas still remains one of the most loved neighborhoods in the city. Since it’s not as busy as The Strip, hotel prices are much cheaper, and you get to experience historical Las Vegas. West of The Strip is another great choice, as it is not as famous or central, but it is home to good hotel deals. Hotels in this area are generally quieter and calmer but still offer easy access to The Strip.
Flight Houston - Chicago (HOU - ORD) $55+ Flight Denver - Chicago (DEN - ORD) $79+ Flight Boston - Chicago (BOS - ORD) $90+ Flight New York - Chicago (LGA - ORD) $91+ Flight Phoenix - Chicago (PHX - ORD) $94+ Flight Dallas - Chicago (DFW - ORD) $97+ Flight Minneapolis - Chicago (MSP - ORD) $97+ Flight Washington - Chicago (BWI - ORD) $101+ Flight Atlanta - Chicago (ATL - ORD) $108+
It’s rare to have a sizeable international airport just minutes from the main attractions of a place, but Las Vegas has always been a place to break the rules. Its airport handles flights from all over the world, and it’s just 2 miles from the Strip. Free shuttle services and an onslaught of taxis await to whisk you to your hotel. Minutes later, when you’re out exploring, there are numerous ways to get around. It can often be quicker to walk between casinos especially when the traffic’s gridlocked, but taxis and buses ply the Strip and surrounding areas too.
Travelocity was created in 1995 through a joint venture between Worldview Systems Corporation and Sabre Holdings. The founding team at Worldview conceived of the idea in 1994 as an extension to their online travel database offering which had been distributed through Sabre, Bloomberg, AOL and many others. The founding team at Worldview joined with distribution partner Sabre in a 50-50 JV that resulted in the development and launch of Travelocity in 1995-1996. The founding members of the Travelocity team, responsible for the conception, development and launch at Worldview were: Steve Baloff (Founder, CEO), Sam Haugh (VP Operations), BD Goel (VP Engineering), Neil Checkoway (VP Marketing), Steve Bengston (VP Business Development), Helen Zia (Editor-in-Chief) and Katherine Chesbrough(CFO). Later in 1996, Worldview's investors (Advanced Publication and Ameritech) sold their stake in Travelocity to a subsidiary of Sabre Holdings and was run by long-time Sabre information technology executive Terry Jones. As one of the pioneers of web-based disintermediation, Travelocity.com was the first website that allowed consumers the ability to reserve, book, and purchase tickets without the help of a travel agent or broker. In addition to airfares, the site also permits consumers to book hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises and packaged vacations.
Flight Atlanta - Newark (ATL - EWR) $99+ Flight Fort Lauderdale - Newark (FLL - EWR) $114+ Flight Fort Lauderdale - New York (FLL - LGA) $124+ Flight Chicago - New York (ORD - JFK) $133+ Flight Houston - Newark (IAH - EWR) $133+ Flight Dallas - New York (DFW - LGA) $134+ Flight Houston - Newark (HOU - EWR) $140+ Flight Denver - New York (DEN - LGA) $141+ Flight Miami - Newark (MIA - EWR) $141+ Flight Los Angeles - Newark (LAX - EWR) $145+ Flight Los Angeles - New York (LAX - LGA) $157+ Flight Orlando - New York (MCO - LGA) $157+ Flight Seattle - Newark (SEA - EWR) $165+ Flight Chicago - Newark (ORD - EWR) $175+ Flight Houston - New York (HOU - LGA) $190+ Flight Dallas - New York (DFW - JFK) $197+ Flight San Francisco - New York (SFO - LGA) $219+ Flight Dallas - Newark (DFW - EWR) $221+ Flight Portland - Newark (PDX - EWR) $232+ Flight San Francisco - Newark (SFO - EWR) $236+ Flight Los Angeles - New York (LAX - JFK) $237+ Flight Ontario - New York (ONT - JFK) $237+ Flight San Francisco - New York (SFO - JFK) $237+ Flight Phoenix - New York (PHX - JFK) $247+