Las Vegas travel guide

Las Vegas Tourism | Las Vegas Guide

You're Going to Love Las Vegas

With a population of 13,753, Las Vegas is a must-see destination in New Mexico, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Las Vegas to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Las Vegas

Las Vegas in December
Estimated hotel price
$107
1 night at 3-star hotel
Las Vegas in December
Estimated hotel price
$107
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Las Vegas in July, when the average temperature is 68 °F, and the highest can go up to 82.4 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 19.4 °F, with an average temperature of 32 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 3.6″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Las Vegas, with an average rainfall of 0.4″.

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How to Get to Las Vegas

Plane

Although Las Vegas doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Santa Fe (SAF), which is located 49 miles from Las Vegas. Albuquerque Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Air France, Aeromexico and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Las Vegas departs from Chicago and takes around 5h 04m.

Train

The train station in Las Vegas is called Las Vegas, and is located 0.6 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Las Vegas is to pick up a car rental from Albuquerque, which is about 88 miles from Las Vegas. You’ll find branches of Ace and Dollar, among others, in Albuquerque.

Plane

Although Las Vegas doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Santa Fe (SAF), which is located 49 miles from Las Vegas. Albuquerque Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Air France, Aeromexico and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest domestic flight to Las Vegas departs from Chicago and takes around 5h 04m.

Train

The train station in Las Vegas is called Las Vegas, and is located 0.6 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Las Vegas is to pick up a car rental from Albuquerque, which is about 88 miles from Las Vegas. You’ll find branches of Ace and Dollar, among others, in Albuquerque.

Airports near Las Vegas

Airlines serving Las Vegas

Lufthansa
Good (4,688 reviews)
KLM
Good (839 reviews)
SWISS
Good (959 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,664 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,563 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,112 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,987 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,406 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,057 reviews)
Finnair
Good (843 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,797 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,568 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (4,573 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (733 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (776 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (492 reviews)
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Where to stay in Las Vegas

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Las Vegas, An IHG Hotel and Best Western Plus Montezuma Inn & Suites.

Where to stay in popular areas of Las Vegas

Most booked hotels in Las Vegas

Historic Plaza Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, 1336 reviews)
$156+
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Las Vegas, An IHG Hotel
2 stars
Excellent (8.3, 249 reviews)
$202+
Super 8 by Wyndham Las Vegas
2 stars
Excellent (8, 226 reviews)
$95+
Best Western Plus Montezuma Inn & Suites
2 stars
Good (7.6, 174 reviews)
$136+
Days Inn by Wyndham Las Vegas
2 stars
Good (6.9, 410 reviews)
$88+
Travelodge by Wyndham Las Vegas NM
2 stars
Okay (5.8, 188 reviews)
$54+

Renting a car in Las Vegas

Renting a car in Las Vegas costs $50 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 64% cheaper than airport locations in Las Vegas.

Expect to pay $3.75 per gallon in Las Vegas (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $44.97 and $59.96.

Renting a car in Las Vegas costs $50 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 64% cheaper than airport locations in Las Vegas.

Expect to pay $3.75 per gallon in Las Vegas (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $44.97 and $59.96.