Las Vegas was formerly known as Bringhurst. It got its present name (Las Vegas) from the grasslands that surround it (called grasslands or meadows). For the people of Las Vegas grass is a sign of a natural life force.
During summer, the sun is scorching. The temperature reaches more than 100F but the humidity is low because of the dry air. Showers sometimes happen in Last Vegas and you heavy rain only happens once in a blue moon.
When we think of Last Vegas, we always think of the casinos. But there's more to Vegas than just casinos. Las Vegas is culturally rich with museums that you could visit: the Atomic Testing Museum, Liberace Museum and the Neon Museum.
Many high profile conventions and events, the occasional UFC fight for example.
Also, many of the major hotels offer up shows during the nighttime and there are many more professional shows such as the Cirque du Soleil, The Blueman Group, The Liong King and many more.
Aside from the casinos and hotels, the malls and shopping centers with indoor rainstorms offer entertainment as well.
You’ll enjoy watching the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in March, the Helldorado Days Rodeo, Western Festival in June and the National Finals Rodeo in December.
Watch and see the Jaycee State Fair in October and Cashman Field PGA Invitational Golf Tournament.
Las Vegas’ high profile nightclubs and casinos will be sure to be the source of a good night out.