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Top 10 Las Vegas by DK Publishing

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Getting Around

1. Foot Power

Walking may well be the best way to travel the 4-mile (6-inch) long Strip: the sidewalks are wide and the terrain is flat. Since the city covers a large area, however, and is crisscrossed by multi-lane streets, you’ll need a car or public transportation when visiting attractions in outlying areas. Carry plenty of water if you plan to walk anywhere; never forget you’re in the desert!

2. Finding Your Routes

If you are going to be driving, procure a good map (the Rand McNally map, which can be obtained at supermarkets, drugstores, and booksellers, is excellent). The city is laid out on a grid, with only a few principal thoroughfares running obliquely. An up-to-date GPS system can also be a helpful tool if you are driving. ...

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