If you’re attending Sitecore Symposium in Las Vegas, here are 10 things to get up to
As ‘The King’, Elvis Presley once said: ‘Viva Las Vegas!’. Casinos, cocktail bars and miles and miles of desert highway.
For many this side of the pond, visiting Vegas is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For others it’s an annual pilgrimage to the world’s greatest casinos. Either way, the city in the desert offers a lot of nightlife, fun and entertainment.
As it’s the location of Sitecore Symposium 2017, here are 10 things to do in Vegas.
From blackjack and poker, to roulette and the famous slot machines, there’s no shortage of casinos in the betting capital of the world. If you’re feeling lucky in-between those Sitecore keynotes, head over to the Palazzo Resort Casino, the Bellagio or Caesar’s Palace.
Top tip: the average pay-back rate on slots is 94%. Play the higher-denomination slot machines to beat the house edge.
If your luck runs dry at the roulette table, take a hike out on the famous Las Vegas strip. The strip’s 4.2 miles of neon lighting, grand hotels and fountains is the picture of quintessential Vegas.
This is when to have the camera at the ready, for those all-important photos of a lifetime.
At over 350 metres tall (or 1, 149 feet), the Stratosphere Las Vegas is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the USA.
It goes without saying that the view from the top is breath-taking, but there’s also a lot to do once inside. Dining, thrill rides, shops and performers are just some of the attractions available. If you get bored of all this however, there’s also a casino inside – surprise!
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The USA is the home of the road trip. No trip to Las Vegas would be complete without filling up the tank with gas, putting the pedal to the metal and hitting the road.
There are endless places to visit once on the highway, and time is the only restriction. Our three picks are:
No road trip is complete without a good mixtape to along with it. We’ve put together a playlist of Las Vegas themed songs to get you excited for visiting the city – Listen here!
Actor Mark Hamill, most famously associated with playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars Franchise, will be giving a fireside talk at Sitecore Symposium 2017.
As famous on social media as he is as a Jedi master, Mark Hamill will be explaining how he grows and maintains is following online. And let’s face it, there’s going to be plenty of Star Wars-related questions as well!
Besides getting technical and sharing Sitecore insights, chances are you’ll want to cut loose.
The Partner Pavilion Beer Crawl is the perfect place to relax. At 5.30pm on the Tuesday, you can ‘grab a cold one’ and take in the surroundings with your new-found Sitecore friends.
The Arc de Triomphe, La Fontaine des Mers and the Eiffel Tower are all wonderful sights not to be missed on your trip. Paris, however, is 5,421 miles away from the Las Vegas Sitecore Symposium.
Forget the transatlantic flight to France, simply visit the Paris Las Vegas hotel for slightly-scaled down versions of these three landmarks.
The High Roller is the famous giant Ferris wheel on the Las Vegas Strip. If the Stratosphere observation deck isn’t your thing, take a ride on the High Roller. You’ll get fantastic moving views of the luxurious hotels, casinos and neon lights.