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South Of The Las Vegas Strip
South Of The Las Vegas Strip

South of the Las Vegas Strip

The South of the Las Vegas Strip refers to the section of the Las Vegas Boulevard that is between Blue Diamond Road and Russell Road.

This stretch is sometimes referred to as the ‘South Strip,’ and is home to retail centers, classy resorts, and restaurants.

South of the Las Vegas Strip Hotels, Casinos, Resorts, Motels & Malls, NV

Needless to say, the South of the Las Vegas Strip represents the perfect mix of fantasy and fun. Whether that is a giant man-made beach or an ultra-modern hotel complex, there is something for every visitor to enjoy.

For first time visitors, an excellent place to start would be the world-famous ‘Welcome to Las Vegas’ sign. After taking photographs at the sign, visitors will often head to the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay. The aquarium is home to more than 2000 animals, including sharks, green sea turtles, and piranhas, may other fish and reptile species. For traveling families, this is an exciting destination.

Having spent time with the sharks, the next attraction on the South of the Las Vegas Strip is the Sphinx. The Sphinx is an iconic part of Luxor Las Vegas – the only pyramid hotel in the city. Additionally, the hotel also boasts the Luxor Sky Beam, which is the light at the top of the pyramid. Interestingly, this hard-to-miss light is a navigational landmark often used by aircraft in the region.

The Luxor Las Vegas is flanked by the Excalibur Hotel and Casino, which is a medieval-themed hotel whose highlight is the popular dinner show, Tournament of Kings. For visitors looking for a bit more risque entertainment, Thunder From Down Under is one of the city’s best male revues.

Further down the Strip, New York – New York brings a slice of the Big Apple to Las Vegas. This hotel has something for just about everyone, with gaming at the casino, fine dining at the restaurants, and an adventure-packed ride on the roller coaster.

For traveling families, the South of the Las Vegas Strip is abuzz with great non-gaming options. Indulge your sweet tooth with decadent chocolate treats at Hershey’s Chocolate World or enjoy retail therapy at Town Square, before retreating to enjoy great accommodation at the MGM Grand.

Click on the links below to explore a range of hotels, casinos, resorts, and motels in and around South of the Las Vegas Strip.

About the author

Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Las Vegas Travel Hub website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having visited Las Vegas many times and had the times of his life), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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