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Shortest route from Bally's to Ellis Island

Discussion in 'Getting There & Getting Around' started by eaglejohn, Jun 25, 2017.

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  1. eaglejohn

    eaglejohn VIP Whale

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    Can you cut through or have to go to Flamingo to EI. Google maps shows walking to LVB to Flamingo to Koval which I know is BS.
     
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    Technically, you can you from the front door directly to Flamingo with out going to LVB, so if you want to quibble, Google Maps is wrong. The only way to cut through is to go through the food court to the sportsbook and use that door to Flamingo. I don't recall it saving that much time; it's just more air conditioning to walk through in the summer.
     
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    Staying in Jubilee tower so sportsbook would be closer. Have heard you can walk by tennis courts and cut through, but that was awhile ago
     
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    Yep, this is the route. If you're a fast walker, it's about 8 minutes door-to-door. No way to cut through the tennis courts, in my experience.
     
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    This is the way we did it when we walked from Ballys. Out the side door by the food court. Down the sidewalk to Koval (I think that's the road EI is on right? It's not too bad a walk.
     
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    That's how I've always done it.
     
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    YES! easy peasy.
     
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    There's no wrong way. Out the side door of Bally's, either on the main floor or down on the food court/pool/sports book level. Then East aka make a right on Flamingo, past the Westin which is on the other side of that road. When you reach the corner, that's Koval. You'll see see gas stations on the corner, pretty normal. You're crossing the street, then turning right when you get to the other side, headed south. You'll see the Platinum resort kind of set back and then Ellis Island. It's motel style, not a high rise.

    There might be a back door out the back of Bally's Event Center or even the pool deck. But, I've never seen one or tried it. Years ago, I heard stories of people going out a back door at Paris or down Paris Lane going through that big unpaved section and jay walking Koval into Ellis Island. I think that's all paved and fenced now. I don't think that's a viable route anymore.
     
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    This is the walk we did in December. Out the side door and down the sidewalk. We tried to cut through the big empty parking lot but it was all fenced in at Koval so we turned around and went back to the sidewalk. Pretty short walk.

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    Yeah, and jay walking at Koval would be a serious game of frogger...AKA Road kill!
     
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    True enough. I guess my blue dots should have went with the light.:D
     
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    Totally easy and fast to walk. 7-15 minutes max.
    Although in 120 degrees and full sun......every second is gonna hurt.
    There is literally NO shade or trees at all. Bring an umbrella.
     
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    In the Vegas heat take an Uber.
     
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