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Ten Years!

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Skyy, Mar 31, 2019.

  1. Skyy

    Skyy High-Roller

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    It has been 10 long, long years since I've been to Vegas. Currently planning a trip for October 27-31'st. What are some MUST see's I shouldn't miss?
     
    Birthday blast!
  2. UKFanatic

    UKFanatic The Arbiter of Taste Caviar Kid

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    What are you interests?
     
  3. TableToddyy

    TableToddyy High-Roller

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    Halloween is usually good for people watching and parties. But looks like you're leaving
     
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  4. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    It's gonna be a fun trip for you! A LOT has changed since your last visit. Not sure where you're staying? But if I were you I would do this:

    Day one: Venture out on the Strip. Go left and explore!
    Day two: Venture out on the Strip. Go right and explore!
    Day three and four: Cross the street. Do the same as day one and two.....

    I think it will be fun to observe all the new things that you will see vs. how it was 10 years ago.

    Bring lots of water, good walking shoes, and some money to play in the casinos!

    Have fun!!!
     
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  5. Skyy

    Skyy High-Roller

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    Thanks for the reply! I'll be staying at the Four Queens--I have history there and have always loved the downtown atmosphere. I have always wanted to visit the Pinball Hall of Fame and plan on doing that this trip. Bellagio Fountains are a MUST do as well. Gambling, good food, dive bars....I'm kinda into it all. Oh, and my birthday is October 28th--I've never celebrated a b'day in Vegas.....
     
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  6. Jer

    Jer VIP Whale

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    I went back after a 5 year absence and it was soooo different. You’ll love it, especially downtown. And I’d spend every birthday in Vegas if I could, so much fun...:thumbsup:
     
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  7. Electroguy563

    Electroguy563 Over-Fried Gambler

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    You'll also love the changes Downtown! Lots of bars opened up on the East side....Not sure if the Zipline was already there since you last visited.

    Pay tribute to Las Vegas Club alas, it is no longer there.....

    The California Hotel has recently been renovated, you'll notice Pasta Pirate and the Cal Club are no longer there. The Cal Noodle House is where Pasta Pirate was. And what replaced the Cal Club? More penny slots, lol!

    Have fun! Downtown and the Cal is where I stay and play!!:beer:
     
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  8. Skyy

    Skyy High-Roller

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    The Vue Bar was one of my favorites but sadly I read it's no longer there. I do like the allure of the Strip to get my fix of that particular atmosphere but Downtown is where my heart lies....or used to anyway. 10 years is a long time. La Bayou was my 1st stop for a yard long slushie and sadly that's no loner there either. I'm excited yet nostalgic...
     
    Birthday blast!
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    insin Speed Spender

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    Sunday - Day 1 - Fremont East -
    Monday - Day 2 - West Strip during the day / Mob Museum Speakeasy @ night (use side entrance by the barrel after 5 pm to get in free - pw to get in is on their Instagram)
    Tuesday - Day 3 - East Strip during the day / Fremont Street at night
    Wednesday - Day 4 - Double Down, Crown & Anchor, PHOF, The Dive Bar, Ellis Island, Stage Door
    Thursday - Day 5 - Sleep in. 4Q gets to use Binion's rooftop pool!
     
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  10. bull1029

    bull1029 Low-Roller

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    Vue Bar is still there, but you can't sit outside anymore. There's an escalator from Fremont to it, and inside the bar is still operating (still great spot for VP). I used to love to sit out there and watch the folks and the light show below.
     
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  11. Sonya

    Sonya Queen of VMB

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    Lots of changes downtown in the last 10 years. Slotzilla, Fremont East, Container Park, etc.

    I'm sure you will have a great trip!
     
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  12. win4me

    win4me It's the year of the piggy, dontcha know!

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  13. La$Vega$

    La$Vega$ What happens in Vegas is put on VMB forever

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    I think you'll love the DT with the updated districts, bars, restaurants, myriad of things to do.
    Most of the changes I saw were all for the better
     
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