In Your Own Backyard: Las Vegas
Las Vegas has the Strip and the lights and the sizzling scene making, from writhing pool parties to bank-breaking boxing matches. But when it comes to “local color,” the city has several choice spots and happenings worth the exploration, whether visitor or Las Vegas local. Beyond the neon is a big backyard full of mountain and desert beauty. And the city, itself, has plenty of secret spots you won't find in guidebooks.