Thursday, September 9, 2010

Just a little get away...

Off on our adventure to Las Vegas...it isn't a long drive...and the deals they are offering right now are too good to pass up!
We got a beautiful room at the Flamingo hotel. They have renovated most of the rooms. Ours was very nice...


complete with a garden view. There are all sorts of pools and waterfalls and fountains out there...

and Flamingos too! We watched while they were getting fed the next morning. The handlers give all sorts of information about them and all the other birds that live there at the hotel.



We went to the pool and walked under the waterfalls...







lounged in the sun...it wasn't too hot. It had cooled down considerably.



We walked a lot!






We saw some amazing art at the Venetian Hotel....this was on the ceiling on the overhang of the front of the hotel!







We even got rained on! We went to the car to get a couple of umbrellas that we always keep handy, but decided to drive and visit some places further away.








The Wynn and Encore hotels were beautiful. This was a ceiling over a stairway and restaurant below....It was really pretty.








We saw some great acts...we drove to Circus, Circus....we haven't been there in probably 15 years...it was still the same, but the acts were fun to watch! This couple was incredible!












We ate way, way too much at the buffets! We got a 24 hour pass included in our hotel package...it was good at 7 hotels....as you can see the food was wonderful!
We got some relaxation in...a nap or two...and our oldest son drove up and stayed one night with us. He took us down to the casino and showed us how to lose...I mean play craps. It was fun...I even got to roll the dice! All in all, a wonderful time was had by all!










15 comments:

Greenearth said...

What a great time you have had. It all looks very luxurious.

Judy S. said...

Looks like a fun getaway!

Judy Sheldon-Walker said...

What a great trip! Thanks for taking me!

brooke lynn said...

looks like a fun little get away...i've never been there before. loved all the artsy stuff! :)

Eden said...

Wow, what a beautiful place! I enjoyed all your photos. Thank you for taking us there.

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Linda,

Thanks for stopping by for a visit. Looks like you had a great time on your trip. Ooooh, the desserts look delish!!

Debbie

LuAnn said...

It looks like you had a great time. I'm glad you both were able to get away. I would have really liked it if I could just have had that one chocolate thing in the center of that plate. I love your photos.

Marbel said...

What a fun trip. I stayed in the Flamingo with my kids, sister, and a niece about 4 years ago. The pools were wonderful.

Thanks for stopping by!

Red Geranium Cottage said...

WOW I need to go to Vegas just for those desserts. YUMMY!!!
Love your bag on the bed too. I know you made it. Very cute.

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

We got married in Vegas and went back there for our 20th anniversary. Boy had it changed! I noticed that the cost of food had gone up quite a bit :-) I loved going in all of the different hotels. It was like going from Italy, to Paris, to New York, etc., etc.
I'm sure you had a great time. Loved all of the photos.
Blessings,
Marcia

Ann said...

Looks like you have lots of fun, I like the garden, The food, they look so yummy.

bettyl said...

What an awesome time you are showing us! I'm so jealous.

Icy BC said...

Looks like a great trip! Wonderful pictures!

LV said...

I have been wanting to go back to Vegas, but I do not have anyone to go with. I do not like going alone. You brought back a lot of good memories. It has a lot to offer besides gambling. You could spend an entire day going from hotel to hotel. They are some of the most beautiful insides of them ever.

Linda said...

All that walking helps with the desserts! I've wanted to go to the Flamigo just for the pools. It's such a lovely hotel. And they have a great quilt shop there too, near Walmart. They have more than one but that's my favorite.