Author’s note: as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, we want to make it clear that this article is not intended to encourage others to visit Las Vegas at this time; the intention of this article is to educate others on the city’s culture and offerings for entertainment and educational purposes only.
Las Vegas, Nevada might be known for its neon lights and anything-goes mentality, but residents of the city know that there’s more to “Sin City” than the glitz and the glamour of the Strip! You might be surprised to learn that if you were to step away from Las Vegas Boulevard, you would find yourself in a city just like any other – but still with a culture all its own. Whether you’ve never been to Vegas or call yourself a local, it’s possible there are still parts of the city you have yet to explore for yourself. Read on to learn more about what makes Vegas so unique and why this Southwestern metropolis is more than just a gambler’s paradise.