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Your Typical day in Vegas

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by sco5123, Mar 13, 2013.

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  1. sco5123

    sco5123 VIP Whale

    Jul 29, 2011
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    I love to read about what other people enjoy doing, no matter how extravagant or simplistic.

    What does your typical day in Vegas look like?
  2. Nevyn

    Nevyn VIP Whale

    Apr 13, 2007
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    It can vary based on the agenda, and if Im there with others. But for the last couple solo trips:

    8:30-9ish , wake up, shower etc
    9-930, breakfast (usually buffet)
    10:30, wander, pick up show tickets if any, do some morning gambling (blackjack or poker)
    1pm: Keep playing poker, or hang out by the pool for a couple hours (usually tanning/reading with a couple dips to cool off)
    anywhere from 5 to 6:30 ish: Get dinner
    7-10 ish: go to a show, if any.
    After 10 - whatever I feel like

    When I'm there with others, there is generally less poker, and more staying up and drinking, and the wake up is later.
    Golf/World Men's Curling
    Tentative December Trip
  3. Joe Strummer

    Joe Strummer VIP Whale

    Apr 4, 2006
    Wake up early....5 am
    Hit Steak + Egg Special ( somewhere close by )
    Walk to get Daily Supplies ( H2O, OJ, newspaper, fruit,etc )
    Either hit workout room or Swim laps at pool
    Gamble all afternoon ( VP )
    while watching ballgames + drinking craft beers
    Go to a show / movie ( with my wife ) / Ballgame at Cashman Field
    Walk around all The Casinos during the late evening
    People Watch
    Say "No Thanks ! " to all the hookers :evillaugh
    Go back to my hotel ---
    Play some $$$ at Slots ( mainly, watch my wife play slots )
    People Watch......especially, looking for all the drunks :vomit:
    Hit my room/nite cap + watch the twinkling lights in The Valley below.
    A GREAT DAY IN VEGAS !:thumbsup:
  4. LA2VegasTrekkers

    LA2VegasTrekkers High-Roller

    Mar 15, 2010
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Our typical day starts out around 0800. We get up and my husband must have a laté before he is a human, so we wash faces/brush teeth and dress casually to go down to Java Detour (we're at the Flamingo) and get him a large vanilla laté and I get a small laté. Depending on the severity of the hangover we may split a croissant or get a muffin for him and bagel for me. We sit on the couches outside Sin City Brew Co. looking out into the habitat area for a while drinking our coffees, reading e-mails and news, etc. We may sit outside if weather is nice, but usually there are just too many smokers out on the patio. We will usually take a stroll through the habitat after coffee. We miss the Guinea foul that was killed by that guy a while back. We stop to look at the koi and ducks, see if we can spot any humming birds (we have tons of them in Hollywood, they're like our personal mascots) and admire the flamingos and ibis.

    Then it's back into the casino to scope out our favorite slots, we wander around until we find two open next to each other (that may be at Flamingo or another CET property), sit down, put in $100 each and get the attention of the CW. Thus begins our first session of the day which will likely last until 1500 or 1600 with many beers, SoCo/diets, Vodka/sugar frees, Vodka/tomatoes, etc. Depending on how fast we go through the cash, that could be all at the same machine, or we might hop around a bit.

    After that, it's usually back up to the room to enjoy the view, get romantic, shower, shave, etc. not necessarily in that order. Generally getting ready for the evening. We usually have the south facing view at Flamingo, so we can sit and watch the Bellagio fountains for a bit, listen to some music and let some of the alcohol settle.

    Once ready, may stop into the Diamond lounge, but usually it's off to dinner. This will be a medium to medium-nice restaurant, never fast food. We just like to have a nice, slower paced meal to get recharged.

    After dinner, assuming we don't have a show, it's back to the slots and drinking until we can barely sit upright anymore and stumble back to the room for sloppy attempts at romance and passing out so we can do it all again the next day!

    It sounds so formulaic now, but I can't wait for our next trip.
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2013
  5. ken2v

    ken2v This Space For Rent

    Sep 18, 2003
    Central California Coast
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Wake up
    Play golf
    Go to the spa or shopping
    Have drinks
    Gamble for a couple hours

    Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
  6. JosieCat

    JosieCat VIP Whale

    Dec 10, 2011
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Up at around 4:30 a.m. Mini groom and head downstairs to get coffee. Smoke my brains out while slopping up as much coffee as I can get my hands on - in front of whichever slot machine I've chosen.

    At around 7:00 grab a muffin or bagel - up to the room to eat and shower.

    8:00 a.m. until 8 or 9 p.m. I gamble, and then I gamble a bit more - and then I have an evening gamble. Breaks for meals are allowed - sometimes.

    I am trying to change my wicked ways though, My May trip will have to exclude the "smoking my brains out" as I'm on day 153 of no smoking (and I don't believe I can be one of those people who only smoke in Vegas). I do have 2 shows scheduled as well (thanks to myVegas) - and I may even find a M&G to attend. Plus my 4th night is at Vdara where I do hope to just spend the evening relaxing and enjoying my Penthouse Suite and may even involve a trip to their spa.
  7. Universal

    Universal Low-Roller

    Jan 17, 2012
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    We always go in the warm weather months:

    Late breakfast in the room
    Morning gambling session
    Spend the day in a cabana at a pool party
    Girls get their hair and makeup done in the salon while the guys gamble
    Nice dinner somewhere
    Bottle service at a club
    Post-club fun in the room
    Wake up and repeat

    Sometimes we'll work in a show one night, but we've seen all the good ones. If the weather doesn't cooperate one day, then the pool is replaced by shopping.

    This year we're planning to use the last day as a spa/sleep/recovery day so we don't need a vacation from our vacation when we return home. :beer:
  8. dgr1973

    dgr1973 Low-Roller

    Jan 11, 2010
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    This made me laugh and sounds alot like me and my husband, especially the "sloppy" part for him lol!!
  9. DonnyC

    DonnyC VIP Whale

    Mar 23, 2012
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    My upcoming itinerary


    Wednesday Night
    4:50 Land in VEGAS

    Arrive at 6:00 – check-in, Walk to Walgreens for essentials – head ‘right’ out of GN
    and supper (food court style)

    7:30pm Watch Freemont Street Experience from Gold Diggers night club at the Golden
    Nugget (on balcony) – show starts at 8:00
    8:30pm The D long bar – for a drink and see the re-do of Fitzgeralds. GET $1 CHIP!

    9:00pm Gold Spike black-jack $3 open from 6:eek:opm-1:00am

    11:00pm Infinity pool @ GN– open until 2:00 am.

    Thursday Morning
    8:00am – wake up, check out.

    9:00am Cheap gaming – craps on Freemont

    10:00am - Walk to Gold and Silver Pawn (Pawn Stars as seen on TV)

    Thursday Afternoon
    11:30am head to Bally’s. Check in or leave bags at bell desk.

    12:00 Stage Door – for lunch and dive bar (exit out by Bally’s Conference room)
    1. $2 Buds, Bud lights, and Coors Lights
    2. $1 Mich Ultras, Michelobs, and Mich Lights
    3. $3 Alaskan Amber and Johnsonville brat deals
    4. $2 PBR and Barton Reserve deals
    5. Let's get the party started $2 Jaegers, $3 Crowns, and $4 Patrons (you can even bump that Jaeger shot to bomb form for free.
    6 Extensive $3 bar food menu.

    2:00pm Mechanical Bull (Gilleys) Mechanical Bull Rides Available
    Every day from 11am to 2am / $10 Per Ride

    Between bull riding and changing for the evening. Possibly use gym – if we check in already

    3:00pm Back at Bally’s (check in if not done already – as check in is officially 4:00pm)

    4:00pm Change for evening

    Thursday Night
    5:00-6:30pm Supper – with food credit NY NY Sporting House

    7:00-9:00pm Tequila Bar at Bally’s (Happy Hour – excluding Fri & Sat)
    There are 30 different types of tequila. From what I hear it isn’t a full ounce shot for $2 but maybe a half ounce. We should each try different ones. If we each had 7 which would be 3 each shots in 2 hours, we would be half done.

    9:00-11:00 or 12:00pm
    Gaming – Margarita-ville casino & Bally’s casino

    Thursday Late night
    Late night food special – Or outdoor Karaoke at Hawaiian market Place
    (1st place we did karaoke in Vegas. Not sure if they still have it there…finding out)
    Have the other 3 shots each of tequila.
    (not sure what the price is after Happy Hour ie) if they are still $2 – sent e-mail)

    Friday Morning
    8:00-900am – Fitness center
    8:30am Pool (pool actually opens at 9:00am) or outlet mall
    (Lions share at MGM – Jackpot over 2 million if we go to outlet mall, we will stop at MGM on way back)

    Friday Afternoon
    12:00-2:00pm Check out Counts Customs – (As seen on TV’s ‘Counting Cars’)
    (custom cars, hot-rods and bikes)

    3:00pm Change for Supper

    Friday Evening
    4:00-5:30pm Super at Circus Circus Steak house – food credit
    Early dining specials from 4pm-6pm, featuring $5 Sterling Vintner's Collection wines and 1/2 price cocktails (excludes Saturdays and Holidays).

    6:00-7:00pm Peppermills – for a drink

    7:15 – Pick up champagne from store by Peppermill (take back to room & out on ice)

    8:00-11:00pm gaming at The Quad (used to be IP)
    If the atmosphere and place sucks head to Flamingo then to Gilly’s

    Late night- Gilley’s Casino in TI
    • 9pm – 5am Thursday and Friday
    • 1pm – 5am Saturday
    • 1pm – 9pm Sunday
    • Located near Gilley’s Trading Post
    • Blackjack, Casino War, and 3-Card Poker
    • Country music videos on flat screen TVs

    Saturday Morning
    8:30am Pool (pool actually opens at 9:00am) or outlet mall
    (Lions share at MGM – Jackpot over 2 million if we go to outlet mall, we will stop at MGM on way back)

    Saturday Afternoon
    12:30 Lunch at Chipotle if not had yet (or other food in that food court)

    1:30-3:30pm Ellis Island – never been to (dive bar and casino)
    Casino Royale has $5 craps tables on weekends

    4:00pm Change for evening

    Saturday Evening
    5:00 -6:30 Supper at Excalibur or Luxor buffet – food credit

    7:30-8:00pm Fountains & Champaign (watch 2 shows @ 7:30 & 8:00)
    8:30-9:30pm Cleopatra’s Barge – for a drink @ Caesars Palace (it’s the long shaped like a ship)

    10:00pm Gaming

    Saturday Late Night

    Sunday Morning
    8:30am Pool (pool actually opens at 9:00am) or outlet mall
    (Lions share at MGM – Jackpot over 2 million if we go to outlet mall, we will stop at MGM on way back)

    Sunday Afternoon
    12:30 Fountains of Bellagio (day show)

    Pool or outlet mall (whatever we didn’t do in the morning)
    Redo a favorite, go to the Stratosphere and check it out with some gaming & then to Peppermills for supper and drinks.
    4:30 – Fitness center

    Sunday Evening
    6:00pm Karaoke - @ Harrah’s Piano Bar (between 6pm & 9pm)

    7:30pm Fountains of Bellagio

    8:15 Tequila bar at Bally’s

    BIG Question – plane leaves at 7:00am Monday morning, have to be out of hotel by about 4:00am…stay up all night or get a few hours sleep?
    (Plane ride is 3 hours, so we can sleep on the plane. Lands at 11:15 our time. Back in Winkler by 3:00pm. Can take a nap till 5:00pm)
  10. sammowhammo

    sammowhammo VIP Whale

    Nov 7, 2010
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    1st day - excitedly review plans for the trip.

    Get distracted by the slots. Get persuaded to drink by the cocktail waitress demanding I order "Drinks?, Drinks?" play & drink a while... Decide the slots are the devil or are the most awesome thing ever invented & play some table games... remember there are other things to do in Vegas - maybe eat a bit & walk to another casino... get distracted.

    Next day - wake up....while kneeling at the alter make pact with G*D that I will go do something else this day. Go to the gym, feel great & clean up - go downstairs and get distracted...

    That's about how it goes
  11. Drambler

    Drambler High-Roller

    Aug 24, 2011
    Columbus OH
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Wake up way too early.
    Head to tables.
    Get a bloody mary and gamble.
    Switch to beers, gamble
    Repeat this for several hours
    If up, continue.
    If down, hit the pool to stop spending money.
    Spend money at the pool on overpriced drinks
    Realize I'm pretty drunk, leave pool or tables and eat.
    Try and rest, but realize that is boring
    Go back to drambling.
    Continue on until friends think we should eat.
    Realize it's nearly time for the sunrise, plan on going to bed.
    Dramble for two more hours.
    Stumble back to room

    Repeat this for three days.
  12. JWBlue

    JWBlue VIP Whale

    Feb 24, 2010
    Irvine, CA
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    06:00 - 07:00 > Wake up and watch watch Fox 5 morning show half asleep.
    07:00 - 08:00 > Shower, shave, groom.
    08:00 - 09:15 > Head out to breakfast.
    09:15 - 10:30 > Return to room. Read USA Today and watch Fox News Channel.
    10:30 - 11:45 > Gamble.
    11:45 - 12:45 > Back to room. Lay out at pool and read more newspaper.
    12:45 - 13:30 > Return to room. Shower.
    13:30 - 14:30 > Head out to lunch.
    14:30 - 17:00 > Gamble
    17:00 - 18:00 > Back to room. Relax.
    18:00 - 19:30 > Dinner
    19:30 - 23:00 > Drink, gamble.
    23:00 - 06:00 > Back to room to sleep.
  13. MoneyToBurn

    MoneyToBurn Low-Roller

    Aug 19, 2012
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    A typical solo trip looks like-

    Get up around 6 a.m., drink half a gallon of water. Tidy up all the cups/bottes/glasses from the night before. Check wallet to see if I have any money at all. Shower, decide on breakfast destination, normally Dupars, Hash House, Mon Ami Gabby. Take elevator downstairs. Now, if I do have some small bills left for tips/panhandlers and the like, I'll probably make it out of the casino, and get breakfast, and have a civilized day. If I don't, then I'll just throw a hundred in, intending to play down to $97 so I'll have change, which quickly escalates to more hundreds, bourbon for breakfast, and stumbling back to the room at 7 p.m. with take out pizza.

    A trip with a woman looks like-

    Get up around 6 a.m., shower, wait. Wait, wait, wait. Watch local news. Volunteer to go get takeout coffee and pastry, run $200 through machines as fast as I can, come back with cold coffee. Prepare excuse for length of time gone, but find no need, as shower still running for another 45 minutes. Finally get real food at 1:15. Head to outlet mall. Concentrate real hard on sales associate's names, so when I'm asked if anyone helped me, I don't have to say "The girl with the pink hair, covered in tattoos". Not, of course, that anyone actually helps me, as I buy nothing, myself. Back to room, then nap or gamble some, get spruced up for dinner. Mood improves markedly over a bottle of wine, more gambling, maybe some people watching.

    A trip with the guys looks like-

    Get up at 9 a.m., wondering what that smell is. Realize it is everything, and everyone. Head count. Shower before all the towels are wet, get takeout breakfast burritos, and eat in room, drinking beer from fridge. Watch bodies re-animate one by one, hear stories again of how close everyone was to a million dollar payout at some obscure pleasure pit game the night before. Shot or two to be social, the group pocket check to see if anyone has TITOs worth more that $0.85 each, then off for lunch to whichever restaurant advertises the drink with the most ounces of alcohol in it. Gambling, then something else, just can't seem to remember.
  14. Buddha

    Buddha VIP Whale

    Apr 3, 2012
    Chicago 'burbs
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Typical day :

    >> Breakfast buffet
    >> Video Poker
    >> Coupon road trip
    >> Video poker
    >> Dinner
    >> "Possible" show ?
    >> Video poker
    >> ZZZZZZZZ .......

    Next day ... rinse and repeat .... :thumbsup:
  15. sunsetgirl

    sunsetgirl Tourist

    Feb 24, 2013
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    My day usually starts by getting up at 7:30 to go stand in line to get a chair at the Mirage pool. Along the way, I will pick up a Dr. Pepper and cheetos, which is my breakfast of choice.
    After a leisurely few hours of pool, people-watching, and beer drinking with my friends, we head up to the room to shower, shampoo, and shine. I almost always have 3 other people in the room, so I go first and I head straight to the Sports Bar for video poker. I never wait in the room for people to get ready because I annoy them with my foot tapping and they annoy me with their slowness. If the vp sucks up my money and nobody has come down yet, I will head into the racebook. My friends will trickle in and we will bet on a couple races then head to lunch.
    I usually have a groupon or Restaurant.com certificate to use for lunch. Loved Stripburger, Senor Frog's not so much.
    After lunch, I must go to Casino Royale for a $1 Michelob Light. I might play a machine, but usually we wander in and out of casinos from Harrah's to Paris. We usually do our own slot tournament in each one. $5 in a machine, last one with money is the winner. This takes us through the afternoon.

    After that it's back to the hotel to get ready for the night. We usually head somewhere for appetizers and after that I go play blackjack or craps and the rest of my crew usually plays slots.
    Only 2 more months til we do it all again, yay!
  16. schwaiguy

    schwaiguy Low-Roller

    Apr 29, 2011
    shithole, NM
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    usually go sunday thru thursday; usually stay at south point; always drive; keep cooler full of cold drinks and water

    wake up between 11 am and 1 pm

    go for high-end lunch special or happy hour - estiatorio milos, verandah, settebello, metro pizza

    shopping - no target tj maxx, marshalls or burlington where we live; vegas pawn shops - normally shit but some SUPER finds; even high end casino malls like cp or ph if it's a longer trip

    moderately priced dinner - usually chinatown: we favor cravin' cajun, big wong, or monta ramen

    night club - free unless (tier 1), very short or no line--once again thanks chris hornak for the VIP gueslist

    rehydration - usually cornado cafe taxi driver - burger, steak and eggs, or pancake; depending on how early maybe in n out

    *our wildcard is travelzoo specials. we've really made out on these and have only had one bad one

    **i really want to start taking my my nightclub clothes to be pressed as soon as i hit town, ironing them is always a drag
  17. BrendanMc

    BrendanMc Tourist

    Aug 6, 2012
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    I'm usually up between 7 and 8, so I'll go gamble for an hour or so then go back to the room to wake everyone up. By the pool by 10 to get the party started. Head back up around 4 to get ready for the night. Casino hop for a while then usually settle at a bar or club for a few hours. After that is usually gambling at the hotel until anywhere from 4 to 8am. Get an hour a more of sleep if I'm lucky and start the process over again.
  18. xman30

    xman30 Low-Roller

    Jul 29, 2012
    Houston, Texas
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    Eat at the buffets/restaurants I've scheduled for myself for that day.
    Go to any attractions I've scheduled for myself for that day.
    If I'm scheduled to see a show, I go see it.
    Most importantly, I take a lot of pictures & some videos. I'm a photography nut.
    That's pretty much it.

  19. zamboni

    zamboni VIP Whale

    Mar 31, 2012
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    I don't think I have ever had a repeat day in Vegas. There are so many different things to do at any given time. Two weeks ago was my first solo trip and I had a lot of fun doing what I wanted, when I wanted. I stayed up late, slept in late (thanks to Tylenol PMs) and did whatever sounded good that day.
  20. LV_Bound

    LV_Bound VIP Whale

    Nov 17, 2010
    Trips to Las Vegas:
    My wife wakes up by 7:00am (that is 7:00am Eastern, 4:00am Vegas) and tells me to hurry and shower so we can eat breakfast and start gambling.

    No matter how late I stayed up or how much I drink I never get to "sleep it off".

    Even wake up drunk? I don't get to sleep long enough to wear it off.

    Once we eat its pretty much gamble, gamble, gamble.
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