10 Things You Need to See in Downtown Las Vegas in 2016
Did you know most of the Strip isn’t even in Las Vegas? It’s in the town of Paradise! If you want a taste of what Las Vegas is really like, it’s in downtown, where the preservation of such iconic sites like Atomic Liquors can mingle with new landmarks like the Container Park in a strange and authentic harmony. Now a thriving community, downtown only has plans to continue to grow in 2016. Here’s the top places to visit in downtown in the New Year:
First, learn the roots of what made Las Vegas the famed “Sin City.” An interactive journey of true crime stories, you’ll even see the famed St. Valentine Day Massacre wall, still marked with bullet holes.
You can’t not see it. This uniquely designed open air mall has a fiery praying mantis and the entire park is made up of re-purposed shipping containers, housing boutiques, candy shops, food and much more.
Explore the Arts District at this casual bar with boutique wines and three rooms of art. The Arts District holds plenty more to explore, from shops, galleries and other bars as well as the First Friday Art Walk.
If you’ve got an urban doggy, this private, members-only dog park ensures that each pup admitted can play leash free with other well-trained, non-aggressive dogs. A perfect place to relax and play on the weekend so both you and your pup can get some sun.
A hotel with games, a Carnival Bar, and Grill. A perfect hub for both work and play.
Wait, we forgot ourselves! Oasis at Gold Spike is a boutique hotel in the heart of downtown. Connect with tourists and locals as you explore the many restaurants, shops, and bars available. At the end of the night, turn in for a hotel experience unlike others near the Fremont Street Experience. Each room unique in decor and style, Oasis at Gold Spike promises a high quality experience with pool, room service and a great night’s rest. Make your new year’s resolution a stay at Oasis at Gold Spike to experience the real Downtown Las Vegas.
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