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Friday, February 6, 2015

Interesting and Fun Facts about Las Vegas

Las Vegas in Nevada is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the entire state. When most people think about Las Vegas they often think of flashy hotels, gambling & casinos, entertaining shows and fine dining. While all of that is certainly true...the city has a lot more to offer.

Check out this infographic and all of the information that follows it. It contains some fun and interesting facts about the city and all occurred in 2014. Fascinating stuff!


7,982,550 pillows fluffed at MGM Grand
3.2 million people who visited The Adventuredome at Circus Circus
1 million Hershey’s Kisses distributed across Las Vegas to celebrate the opening of Hershey’s Chocolate World at New York-New York
729,753 pizza slices served at Shawn McClain’s FIVE50 Pizza Bar at ARIA
267,436 toilet paper rolls used by the Blue Man Group at Monte Carlo
100,000 pints of Guinness gulped at New York-New York’s Nine Fine Irishmen
96,719 pounds of crab legs cracked at The Buffet at ARIA
52,640 massages and facials enjoyed at Spa Bellagio
46,363 margaritas sipped at Hecho en Vegas at MGM Grand
34,580 costume changes by the Jabbawockeez at Luxor
11,336 shows performed by The Fountains of Bellagio
8,464 ice cream flavor combinations offered at BLVD Creamery since its May 2014 opening at Monte Carlo
5,704 corks collected at Rock ‘n Roll Wine Amplified Festival at MGM Resorts Village
5,472 roses distributed by Boyz II Men during “I’ll Make Love to You” at The Mirage
$5,000 - The most expensive dish purchased; 26 Fleurburgers sold at Fleur in Mandalay Bay
1,117 ice buckets in the shape of FDR’s hat box, in the suites at Delano Las Vegas
520 victories at Excalibur’s Tournament of Kings
360 pounds of caviar spooned at The Buffet Bellagio
3 new white lion cubs at Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage

Sin City has a lot to offer everyone, even families. A few years ago we took our entire family out to Sin City for a week long vacation filled with all kinds of fun activities. While a lot of activities are geared towards adults, there are still plenty in the city that are family-friendly.

Out of all of the fun & interesting facts listed about Las Vegas...which one was your personal favorite?

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