Las Vegas Strip North and South

Details

  • DesignationAll-American Road (2000)
  • Intrinsic QualitiesCultural, Scenic
  • LocationNV
  • Length3.4 miles
Byway Visitor Information
City of Las Vegas
Statewide Byway Partners
Nevada Department of Transportation
Nevada Division of Tourism and Cultural Affairs/Travel Nevada
At night
S. Clyde Photo

Overview

It’s not possible to see the world in an hour, but the Las Vegas Strip National Scenic Byway is the closest you’re going to get. In five miles on America’s only night-time byway, you can be transported to another world through themed resorts that include an Egyptian pyramid, a medieval castle, the New York City skyline, a Roman temple, the Eiffel Tower, dancing water and an erupting volcano.

Local Byway Partners

Story of the Byway

It’s not possible to see the world in an hour, but the Las Vegas Strip National Scenic Byway is the closest you’re going to get. In five miles on America’s only night-time byway, you can be transported to another world through themed resorts that include an Egyptian pyramid, a medieval castle, the New York City skyline, a Roman temple, the Eiffel Tower, dancing water and an erupting volcano.

The Strip shines like no place on earth, begging you to check out it’s world-class entertainment, hot nightclubs and fine dining. More than 38.9 million people visit Las Vegas each year, and when you drive along this designated All-American Road, you’ll understand why.

Driving Directions

To start at the northern end of the byway, take US 95/93 east from I-15 and exit south on Las Vegas Boulevard. If you’re coming from McCarran International Airport, you’ll want to start at the byway’s south end. From the airport, head north on Las Vegas Boulevard to view the famous “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign– then take in the glorious sights of the Las Vegas Strip. Just north of the byway is the Fremont Street Experience, located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas. If you need a break from the glitz, the Las Vegas Arts District, best visited on the first Friday evening of each month, has 18 blocks of art galleries, antiques stores, chic boutiques, and cafes.

Points of Interest

  • The Mirage

    Hotel, casino, shows. and dining.

  • New York-New York Hotel and Casino

    Hotel, casino, restaurants, indoor "Greenwich Village."

  • Luxor Hotel and Casino

    Pyramid-shaped hotel, restaurants, inclinator

  • The Forum Shops at Ceasars

    Upscale designer apparel in glitzy Roman-themed setting inside Ceasrs Palace.

  • Excalibur Hotel and Casino

    Camelot-themed hotel, and casino, jousting show/dinnerr

  • Tropicana

    This iconic original $15 million hotel and casino opened in April 1957 under hidden mob control.

Itinerary

  • Driving the Vegas Strip

    Starting at the northern point of this designated road on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and East Sahara Avenue, you can make the World’s Largest Gift Shop your first stop on the Las Vegas Strip. As you head south along the road, you will pass all of the most iconic buildings and locations. You can see the New York City Skyline, the Eifel Tower, and the “Welcome to Las Vegas Sign”. You can really create your own fun along this wonderful road, as the possibilities for entertainment and fun are truly endless.

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