April 4, 2009

Viva Las Vegas

Posted in Historical City, Route 66 at 8:57 am by Kendal

bestlas_vegas_strip-1-1 Las Vegas, Nevada pegs itself as the Entertainment Capital of the World.  There is more shows that goes on in Las Vegas than any city at a simultaneous time.

“Established in 1905, Las Vegas officially became a city in 1911. With the growth that followed, at the close of the century Las Vegas was the most populous American city founded in the 20th century (a distinction held by Chicago in the 19th century). The city’s tolerance for various forms of adult entertainmentearned it the title of Sin City, and this image has made Las Vegas a popular setting for films and television programs. Outdoor lighting displays are everywhere on the Las Vegas Strip and are seen elsewhere in the city as well. As seen from space, the Las Vegas metropolitan area is the brightest on Earth.”

Read wikipedia article here.

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