23 Jun '11, 1am

The Surprising Way I Spent My Las Vegas Vacation.

The Surprising Way I Spent My Las Vegas Vacation.

It’s pretty hard to avoid having an all around unhealthy, overly indulgent stay in Las Vegas . The entire Strip, with its smoke-filled casinos lacking any hint of natural sunlight and fast-food courts around every corner, lends itself to that “I wasn’t very good to my body” feeling. That’s why I was amazed to come back from my recent trek into the city of sin feeling rested, cleaner and, yes, after a vacation, thinner! The CityCenter —which includes Aria Resort , Vdara , the boutique hotel, and Crystals Shopping Center —is set up so you don’t ever have to experience the typical part of Vegas if you don’t want to. The City Center is a “mini urban community.” The tram and bridges winding through and connecting the diverse properties eliminates the use for a car even once during your stay. I loved that feature because usually everything feels SO far apart on the strip. I’ve s...

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