Let’s get something straight: A solo trip is always a good idea. No exceptions, no rainchecks, no maybe-next-times. While romantic weekends and friend getaways are great and often very necessary, there is something life changing about exploring new destinations on your own.
“Solo travel takes you out of your comfort zone. It requires you to engage with people you normally would not,” says Soul Power Coach, Adrienne Fikes M.Ed., C.S.C. “You will get more in tune with yourself, as you have time to discover, reflect, and learn who you are and how you react to experiences.”
While bachelor’s night out, divorce parties and romantic getaways continue to be the first things that come to mind when you think of Las Vegas. Sin City has plenty to offer the solo traveler, too.
Here are four reasons why you should consider Las Vegas for your next solo vacation.
1. Lights, Camera, Action
There are shows, and then there are Vegas shows. This destination is home to some of the most iconic shows since, well, forever.
2. Go Beyond the Strip
Sure, the city’s home to world-famous casinos, dazzling shows, and unbeatable nightlife, but there are plenty of ways to spend your time in between.
Just a short ride from the strip you can enjoy the natural wonder that is the Grand Canyon via a champagne helicopter tour or learn about Native American cultures and eager gold prospectors while floating along the Colorado River in a glass bottom kayak .
3. Pamper me Please
This one’s a no-brainer — going to Vegas and not hitting up one of their world-class spas would be a sin.
Head on over to the Sahra Spa at The Cosmopolitan for a desert aromatherapy massage or purchase a facility day pass which gives access to a vitality pool with rain showers, steam room, sauna, and cool mist room. If jet lag or a hangover has taken its toll on you, REVIV Wellness Spa will get you back on track with their signature IV infusions and booster shots.
4. You Can Dine With Million-Dollar Views
Enjoying a meal surrounded by a beautiful scenery makes it taste a million times better. And if there’s something that Las Vegas has no shortage of its magnificent views and five-star dining.
Grab a front-row seat to the Bellagio fountains over a scrumptious brunch at Giada. If you’re in the market for a dining and drinking experience unlike any other, CarneVino is the perfect place to savor traditional steakhouse classics with bold wine pairings.