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Las Vegas Tourist & Travel Information

 

The meeting in 2019 will be at the Rio All Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, from May 5-9, 2019.


 

The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino offers floor-to-ceiling windows in every room, free parking, and a convenient location near the strip. Every room is a suite. The pool, VooDoo Beach, offers four pool areas, waterfalls, and whirlpools. Information on the hotel can be found at https://www.caesars.com/rio-las-vegas/hotel.

Transportation

•    Taxis: the main form of transportation used in Las Vegas. Cost varies. Be aware taxis are required to pick customers up at a physical address; they cannot be hailed on the street.
•    Uber and Lyft: ride-sharing; cost varies. Check with the hotel for where ride-sharing companies can pick up and be aware that surge pricing may be implemented during major events or activities.
•    Las Vegas Monorail: https://www.lvmonorail.com/. Stops at MGM Grand, Bally’s/Paris, Flamingo/Caesars Palace, Harrah’s/The LINQ, the Las Vegas Convention Center, Westgate, and SLS Las Vegas. The two nearest stations to the hotel are Harrah’s/The LINQ and Flamingo/Caesar’s Palace.
•    The Deuce: http://www.rtcsnv.com/touristms/routes.html. The nearest stop to the hotel is on West Flamingo Rd.

Art/Culture/Theater

•    Museum of Natural Art (MoNA): http://www.troysilva.com/MoNA. This museum consists of lifestyle spaces that use sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch to immerse guests in the experience.
•    Skye Art Gallery: https://www.skyeartgallery.com/about.html. Offers exhibits of upcoming and established pop artists
•    Bodies...The Exhbition: https://www.luxor.com/en/entertainment/bodies-the-exhibition.html. A detailed exhibition of the human body in 3D using an innovative preservation process.
•    National Atomic Testing Museum: http://nationalatomictestingmuseum.org. Tells the story of atomic testing at the Nevada Test Site.
•    Pearl Theater: http://www.palms.com/pearl-theater.html. Located in the Palms, this theater offers music and comedy.
•    V and Saxe Theaters: https://www.vtheaterboxoffice.com/about. Offers musicals, big stage theater productions, and magic shows.

Attractions

•    Fountains of Bellagio: http://www.bellagio.com/en/entertainment/fountains-of-bellagio.html. A choreographed complex water feature that uses water, music, and light to create complex shows.
•    CSI: The Experience: https://www.mgmgrand.com/en/entertainment/csi-the-experience.html. Play the part of a crime scene investigator to solve a triple murder.
•    The LINQ Promenade: https://www.vegas.com/attractions/on-the-strip/linq/. An outdoor plaza offering dining, shopping, and entertainment.
•    Outdoor Gondola Rides: https://www.venetian.com/resort/attractions/gondola-rides.html. Take a ride on a gondola down the Grand Canal with a singing gondolier.

Dining

These are just a few suggestions of places to go.
•    Inside the Rio All-Suite: Carnival World Buffet (https://www.caesars.com/rio-las-vegas/restaurants/carnival-world-and-seafood-buffet); Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho Restaurant (https://www.caesars.com/rio-las-vegas/restaurants/GuyFierisElBurroBorracho); All American Bar & Grille (https://www.caesars.com/rio-las-vegas/restaurants/all-american-bar-and-grille); Voodoo Steakhouse at the Rio (https://www.caesars.com/rio-las-vegas/restaurants/voodoo-steak-and-rooftop-nightclub); Wine Cellar and Tasting Room at the Rio (https://www.caesars.com/rio-las-vegas/restaurants/wine-cellar-and-tasting-room); plus more. To see the full list, visit https://www.caesars.com/rio-las-vegas/restaurants.
•    Outside the hotel, there aren’t many restaurants nearby. To see what’s on the Strip, please see https://www.google.com/maps/search/restaurants/@36.1169431,-115.1947274,15.38z/data=!4m4!2m3!5m2!5m1!1s2018-11-19?hl=en.