Las Vegas is the most populous city in Nevada, and is an internationally renowned major resort city for gambling, shopping, and fine dining. Las Vegas, which bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, is famous for its Casino resorts and associated entertainment. A growing retirement and family city, it is the 28th- most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population by the U.S. Census Bureau of 583,756 as of 2010. The 2010 population estimate of the Las Vegas Metropolitan area was 1,951,269.
The weather in Las Vegas is usually sunny. With more than 300 days of sunshine, there is no better place to be a sun-worshipper.
While desert conditions can be extremely hot in the height of the summer, Las Vegas has some of the most appealing weather year-around. Las Vegas' winters are of short duration and the season is generally mild, with daytime highs near 60 °F (16 °C) and nighttime lows around 40 °F (4 °C).
WILSON GOLF TOURNAMENT AT THE CONVENTION
Tuesday, November 29, 10 a.m. Shotgun Start
Revere Golf Club, located in Henderson, Nevada, has been chosen as the site of the 2011 NFCA National Convention Wilson Golf Tournament, scheduled for an 10 a.m. shotgun start Tuesday, November 29.
The Revere Golf Club offers two distinct golf courses. Located just a few short minutes outside of Las Vegas, The Revere presents a challenge unlike any other in southern Nevada. Draped through the rugged desert canyons and valleys of the Las Vegas foothills, The Revere Golf Club offers unending, awe-inspiring views of the Las Vegas Skyline and mountains beyond.
Wilson Sporting Goods is sponsoring the scramble, which generally has 100 to 120 players. Besides greens fees, range balls and transportation, the $85 fee also includes cart, range balls, and a food and beverage allowance on the course.
Revere Golf Club Web Site
Las Vegas continues to build upon its reputation as a vibrant showcase for the extraordinary. This is the city that attracts more than 36 million visitors a year by offering the grandest hotels, the biggest stars in entertainment, the highest caliber of award-winning chefs and master sommeliers, and, of course, the brightest lights.
ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS
There are many reasons why Las Vegas commands the title as "The Entertainment Capital of the World." Some of the world's most exciting and versatile entertainers perform here including Celine Dion, Barry Manilow, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Garth Brooks, and so many more. Also, hot selling tickets include Broadway hits, A-list headliners who regularly bring their shows to Las Vegas showrooms and arenas; as well as six resident Cirque du Soleil productions, comedy clubs, classic Las Vegas showgirl revues, and more.
The city famous for having "something for everyone" furthers the proof to its claim when the sun goes down. After dinner, you can experience a variety of night spots. From elaborately themed clubs to the new wave of upscale "ultra lounges" sweeping the Strip, attendees can choose from a wide array of offerings. With hip surroundings, signature drinks and an "anything goes" attitude, ultra lounges have redesigned Vegas nightlife, providing a new way to party on the Strip.
While planning an evening of entertainment, look to the growing roster of gourmet restaurants and unparalleled wine and food adventures in Las Vegas. A host of fine dining and lifestyle magazines have honored the city for its fantastic fare and hailed individual restaurants for their exquisite cuisine. To accompany its growing list of world-class chefs, Las Vegas has attracted more master sommeliers than any other U.S. city.
Fields of Green
Whether you are dancing under the lights of the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas or strolling the shops at Monte Lago Village at Lake
Las Vegas, you are never far from a golf course. The fifty-plus golf courses in Las Vegas have put Vegas on the map for golf connoisseurs. Each course is within a one-hour radius of the city, offering challenging play and beautiful desertscapes, flowing waterfalls, rolling greens and mountain views.
Relax and Recharge
No longer the domain of women, the spa experience has arrived in Las Vegas. Now home to 4 Mobil 4-Star Spas, more than any other city in the country, Las Vegas resorts offer the most luxurious and varied spa experiences anywhere, from the famous Canyon Ranch Spa (The Venetian), the sleek and modern BATHHOUSE (THE hotel at Mandalay Bay), to the young, hip vibe of the Rock Spa (Hard Rock).
Drawing an influx of designers and upscale specialty boutiques, Las Vegas has become one of the premium world-class shopping destinations in the country. High fashion headliners and others now populate the Strip at the Fashion Show, Forum Shops at Caesars, Mandalay Place, Miracle Mile Shops, Grand Canal Shoppes, Via Bellagio and the shops at Wynn Las Vegas.