Las Vegas is a vibrant city with bright lights and tons of glamour. Booking a trip from Sacramento to Las Vegas can be easy with the help of Orbitz.com. Travelers will find useful information as well as deals and discounts on tickets, hotels and vacation packages any time of day or night.
Sacramento International Airport is located on Airport Boulevard near the Westside Freeway and offers nonstop flights to Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport aboard Southwest or United Airlines. On-demand taxi service is provided by the Sacramento Independent Taxi Owner's Association, and round-trip travel from the airport to the downtown area costs $56. Yolobus provides bus transportation to downtown Sacramento for about $2. Daily parking is available in the main parking garage for $17 per day. An overflow lot is available for $15 per day, and shuttles arrive to take passengers to the terminal every 10 to 15 minutes. The economy lot is serviced by the shuttle every 15 to 20 minutes and costs $10 per day.
The airport has a variety of dining options for those who wish to grab a bite before heading to Las Vegas. Burger King Express, California Pizza Kitchen ASAP, and Home Turf Sports Bar and Grill are located in the upper level of Terminal A. Cafeteria 15L, Vino Volo and Starbucks are located in Terminal B.
Though Las Vegas is known for its ritzy casinos, decadent shows and neon lights, this city in the Mojave Desert has humble origins. The area was settled by Paleo-Indians who lived as nomads and camped in various areas throughout the city. A European named Rafael Rivera discovered the valley and named it Las Vegas, which is Spanish for "the meadows." The area was then lush and green with wild grass and plenty of water.
McCarron International Airport is located east of the Las Vegas Freeway and north of Paradise Valley. Shuttles from Airline Limousine Corporation/Las Vegas Limousine can take passengers from the airport to hotels on the Strip for $7, and a trip downtown will cost $8.50. Executive Las Vegas offers shuttle services to the Strip for $6. A trip to the downtown area costs $9, and transportation to a hotel off the Strip will cost you $7.
During July and August, the temperature in Las Vegas can soar to more than 100 degrees Fahrenheit. December and January are the coldest months, with average high temperatures around 57 degrees Fahrenheit. The climate is generally dry, and February is the wettest month with about 0.69 inches of rainfall. April, May and October are good months to visit due to the milder temperatures.
Visitors who enjoy gambling should head to one of the city's many casinos. The MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, the Bellagio, Tropicana and the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino are all popular choices. Outdoor enthusiasts can book a Valley of Fire Natural Wonders ATV tour. Prices start at $204.99, and travelers can experience 17 miles of off-road adventure. Families, and those traveling with children, may wish to explore the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage. With dolphins, white tigers and a lush secret garden, this fun exhibit offers a break from the bright lights of the Strip.
Sacramento is a modern city with a small-town feel. Travelers are sure to enjoy the fast pace and nonstop action of Las Vegas. Orbitz.com can help you plan your trip from Sacramento to Las Vegas. Search for bargains, locate flight information or check out the area attractions. Orbitz.com has everything you need to plan an exciting and fun-filled getaway.
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