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3 Reasons to Have a Spontaneous Weekend Getaway in Vegas

Couple Taking Spontaneous Weekend Getaway to Vegas

Are you dreaming of a vacation? Do the mid-week blues have you down? Are you counting down the days to your next scheduled PTO? If you’re looking for a sign to plan a weekend getaway in Las Vegas, here it is! From breathtaking pools and bars to unbeatable events and shopping, Las Vegas is waiting for you. Read on to see why you need to start planning your spontaneous weekend in Vegas ASAP.


If Luck is a Lady…

When Frank Sinatra sang “luck be a lady tonight,” he didn’t take Las Vegas into account! While only 7% of Las Vegas visitors are in the city to gamble, 75% said they gambled during their visit. Whether you’re a certified card shark or just looking to get the gaming experience while you’re in town, jaw-dropping casinos and sportsbooks are waiting for you all over the city!


the D Casino

Located on the popular Fremont Street Experience pedestrian walkway, the D offers two floors of casino action! Whether you’re stopping in for a drink or staying for the weekend, the D Casino is an incredible downtown destination to get your gaming on in style. You’ll also find some unique casino features here, including some retro vibes with the last Sigma Derby and a vintage slots area and the ever-popular Dancing Dealers.


The Bellagio

Known for its luxury shopping and choreographed fountains, the Bellagio casino is perfect for the serious poker player looking for high-table limit poker rooms. Other attractions to peruse at The Bellagio include a fine art gallery, a conservatory and botanical gardens.


Circa Sports Sportsbook

While not a casino, luck can still be a lady in the sportsbook. At Circa Las Vegas, head over to the largest sportsbook in the world. The 3-story sportsbook has a 78-million pixel screen, perfect for viewing any of the big games on screen accompanied by live odds. The energy of the sportsbook is something you won’t want to miss, even if you aren’t a big sports fan.


MGM Grand

Another Las Vegas mainstay, head to the MGM Grand’s casino for high-end table games and unique slot machines. If you’re looking for something more unusual, go to LEVEL UP. An arcade within the casino, LEVEL UP features classic games like Pacman, air hockey and more. 


Circa Stadium Swim® Sports Bar & Pool in Las Vegas


When in Doubt, Take a Dip

With the typical desert heat and dryness, Las Vegas is the city to take a swim! Plus, Las Vegas pools are more than a place to swim, they’re also great places to party, watch the game, or relax – whatever floats your boat. From an 11-acre faux oasis to three floors of poolside relaxation, there’s an ideal spot for you!


Circa Stadium Swim®

With multiple restaurants, in-house gaming and a stunning outdoor pool & events space, the D gives you the freedom to relax, all while being right in the heart of the action. What’s more, as a guest at the D, you get free access to Stadium Swim, one of the best places to enjoy the water in the city.

A state-of-the-art amphitheater featuring six pools on three different levels is all within perfect view of a 40-foot screen playing the biggest games of the day. On top of great views, you’ll find a delicious poolside menu. And the pools are heated on cooler nights, making Stadium Swim perfect for spontaneous getaways to Vegas at any time of the year.


Mandalay Bay Beach

Located at Mandalay Bay, the Mandalay Bay Beach is a simulated beach experience that boasts 2,700 tons of natural sand shipped from southern California and a 1.6 million gallon wave pool. Home to the Daylight Beach Club, you can easily switch to an action-packed 18+ atmosphere while still enjoying beautiful beach views.


The Tank

If you’ve dreamed of swimming with sharks, this pool is for you! The Tank at Golden Nugget is a multi-story complex featuring a 200,000-gallon shark tank in the center of the complex. If swimming right next to sharks isn’t thrilling enough, take the waterslide that goes directly through the tank!


The Virgin Hotels

If you’re looking for a place to relax and take a load off, look no further than this desert oasis! Surrounded by palm trees and other jungle greenery, the pool at The Virgin Hotels is a serene location to enjoy the city from the comfort of poolside daybeds.


Friends Enjoying Event at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center


Need Plans? Check Out the Las Vegas Events Center!

From concerts to festivals, the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center has incredible happenings throughout the year.
For a rich cultural experience celebrating Polynesian music, try Holo Holo. Running May 6-7, this unique music festival brings the heartbeat of the islands to your weekend in Las Vegas.

If electronic music is more your scene, check out Seven Lions upcoming June 10 show. Spanning the gamut from dubstep to trance, Seven Lions is the perfect excuse for a spur-of-the-moment trip! If you’re looking for a reason to hit the road sooner than that, Charlotte de Witte is performing on Saturday, April 29. This 18+ night set is full of minimal techno and acid techno, keeping concert attendees grooving throughout the night. 

Las Vegas is Waiting for You

From multi-story casinos and simulated beaches with tons of sand to the largest sportsbook in the world and stellar entertainment, Las Vegas is full of reasons for a spontaneous weekend getaway! Whether lounging poolside or gambling at the D’s two-story casino, there’s never a dull moment in Las Vegas.

No matter what you choose, don’t forget to book a hotel for your spontaneous trip to Vegas! Look for last-minute hotel deals and packages to find your home away from home for the weekend. At the D Las Vegas Hotel, you’ll find comfortable, stylish, and affordable rooms and suites that will put you right in the middle of the Downtown Las Vegas action and near all the amenities and features of the D, Circa Las Vegas, and Golden Gate Las Vegas. Book your room and plan your adventure away today!