Whether you call it Boomtown or Sin City, Las Vegas is a very popular travel destination, and this definitive guide covers every aspect of the iconic city You'll get the insider's scoop on the best restaurants and clubs and the best places to take the wheel of fortune for a spin. The authors also guide you to the breathtaking Hoover Dam and the incomparable Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay.
Crystal Wood was raised in Las Vegas by a mother who was hired in the first wave of female blackjack dealers on the Strip. Wood has herself worked in public relations for a wide variety of hospitality and entertainment venues and organizations. She is the co-author of Explorer's Guide Las Vegas: A Great Destination and the author of Backroads & Byways of Oregon. Leah Koepp, a photography production assistant and freelance writer, was born and raised in Las Vegas. Her family's history in the city goes back almost 50 years.