First-Timer’s Guide To Downtown Las Vegas

If you’re visiting Downtown Las Vegas for the first time, you’re probably wondering what to put on your agenda. Many locals will tell you to start where it all began back in 1905, namely Fremont Street. What was once a dusty street was paved in 1925 and the first gambling hall was built 6 years later. The Fremont Street Experience is a must-see attraction for every first-timer. Every night is a spectacular light show thanks to Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen measuring 1,375 feet long and 90 feet wide.

With its 49 million lights and 600,000 watt sound system, it’s the perfect way to kick off your first-time Downtown Las Vegas agenda. But, don’t stop there. We recommend you take in the following attractions and sights as well:

• Casino Pool Complex and Shark Tank – this $30 million complex occupies 3 floors inside the Golden Nugget Hotel. The Tank on the first level features a bar that serves signature cocktails for thirsty swimmers and is open to all ages. The Hideout on the top floor is exclusively reserved for guests 21 years of age and older. Or, you can book a poolside cabana and watch several sharks swimming in their 200,000 tank.

• Downtown Rocks free concerts – no trip to Downtown Las Vegas would be complete without the FREE live music provided on three different stages. Grab a drink, party, and dance to everything from memorable Elvis Presley tunes to 80’s rock. You’ll also be able to listen to a line-up of renowned musicians from April through November.

• The Sportsbook – the Circa Hotel is the home to the world’s largest sports betting venue known as The Sportsbook (capacity 1,000). The 3-story high giant screen displays different live sporting events using advanced high-definition technology. Plan your betting strategy with the help of with in-depth analyses shared by athletes and broadcast professionals.

• Take in other local hot spots – for the quickest and most convenient way to see other Downtown Las Vegas hot spots, the FREE Downtown Loop shuttle will help you get to the following first-timer favorites:

o the Arts District
o Brewery Row
o Fremont East District
o Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
o the Mob Museum
o Symphony Park

After a hectic day or two (or more) of taking in the best that Downtown Las Vegas has to offer, why not relax and sleep in comfort at the Oasis at Gold Spike? Call us today at (702) 768-9823 to reserve your room in advance.Our hotel boasts of an old-world charm and vintage décor for the nostalgic memories. However, all modern amenities cater to your requirements, while personalized service is our forte.

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