Getting Around Las Vegas
Southern Strip Area

Everything you need to know about Section 2
New York New York to City Center

So, what do you need to know about getting around Las Vegas Southern Strip section 2? Well to start with you need to know that this is the area between Hotel New York New York and City Center Las Vegas NV and that there’s so much to do here!

If you stay in one of the hotels in this section you’ll have so many attractions, shops and shows to choose from to keep you busy for the whole of your trip. See Las Vegas Strip hotel map and the map below.


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Getting around Las Vegas hotels
in the second section of the Southern Strip

Hotel New York New York

Getting around Las Vegas hotels

The moderately priced Hotel New York New York, based on New York City, is a great place to stay. It’s pretty fantastic to look at recreating the famous city’s skyline with imitations of the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge and New York Harbour.

Check availability and prices: Hotel New York New York
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MGM Grand Hotel Vegas

Getting around Las Vegas hotels

When the MGM Grand opened in 1993 it was the largest hotel in the World. It's a unique emerald coloured building that you can't miss. There's so much to do here! Be warned that minutes quickly turn into hours when you’re taking in all that this hotel has to offer. You might never make it down the rest of the Strip!

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Hotel Monte Carlo

Getting around Las Vegas hotels

If you want to stay in one of the affordable hotels in Vegas that's also elegant with a European-theme choose the Monte Carlo which has a tram that runs directly to the Bellagio hotel. Make sure to relax and unwind in the hotel’s 400 foot long lazy river.

Check availability and prices: Hotel Monte Carlo Las Vegas
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Vdara Las Vegas

Getting around Las Vegas hotels

Vdara is also part of City Center. Unlike any of the other 'Best hotels' in Sin City there's no casino at Vdara which is perfect if you like the peace and quiet.

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Aria Las Vegas

Getting around Las Vegas hotels

Aria is part of the $11 billion City Center development which focuses on leisure and hotels rather than gambling. The hotel’s rooms are luxurious and spacious and a delicious vanilla scent wafts through the public areas of Aria.

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Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas

Getting around Las Vegas hotels

The Mandarin Oriental is a luxurious hotel which has been endowed with a prestigious AAA five diamond award and for good reason. If you need to relax their spa is second to none.

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Getting around Las Vegas tourist attractions
on the Southern strip section two

The Roller Coaster at New York New York

Getting around Las Vegas tourist attractions

Enjoy looping, twisting and diving against an imitation skyline of the Big Apple on The Roller Coaster at New York New York

Check prices and book tickets: The Roller Coaster
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MGM Grand Lion Habitat

Getting around Las Vegas tourist attractions

Get up close to the King of the Jungle at the MGM Grand Lion Habitat and watch from the clear walkway as he plays with the trainer or has a nap.

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Coca Cola Store and M and Ms World

Getting around Las Vegas tourist attractions

Get a caffeine and sugar hit while visiting the Coca Cola Store and M and Ms World at the Showcase Mall. Entry’s free but the stuff inside isn’t! We always visit these stores and get a load of chocolate to take home with us.

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CSI: The Experience

Getting around Las Vegas tourist attractions

This attraction is a must for fans of the CSI shows. You get to be a crime scene investigator and take part in three murders with 15 lab stations, 15 suspects and three killers. Find out if you’ve got what it takes to be the next Russell!

Check prices and book tickets: CSI: The Experience"
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Gameworks

Getting around Las Vegas tourist attractions

At some point we always end up at Gameworks on each and every trip to Las Vegas because my husband absolutely loves games especially racing games. Gameworks is a mega arcade inside the Showcase Mall which was created by Sega Enterprises and Universal Studios – getting the picture already? It’s really big and has over 200 interactive games. Suitable for kids and big kids alike!

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Top way to save money on attractions
when you're getting around Las Vegas

Las Vegas Power Pass attractions passThe cost of visiting all the great attractions Las Vegas has to offer can really add a whack to the cost of your trip. To help keep costs down we usually get a Las Vegas Power Pass

If you’re planning to visit a lot of attractions including Gameworks think about getting one of these. With it you’ll have access to over 20 attractions, tours, rides etc. The Power Pass is worth more than $500 in admissions and discounts and the most economical way we’ve found of getting round the sights.

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Getting around Las Vegas shops
on section 2 of the southern strip

Crystals

Getting around Las Vegas shops

Make no mistake The Crystals is not just the City Center Mall but a luxurious 21st century complete shopping and entertainment area containing top designer stores, restaurants and night clubs. If you don't have the fattest of wallets it's still fun to wander around.

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Showcase Mall

Getting around Las Vegas shops

Showcase Mall couldn’t be more different from Crystals. It’s a shopping and entertainment complex that’s a great place to bring the kids. It’s home to Gamesworks, Coca Cola Store and M and Ms World. When getting around Las Vegas we’ve stopped off at the food court many times as it’s pretty handy if you’re after a quick bit. You’ll find the Showcase Mall next to the MGM Grand.

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