Danny and I stayed at Caesar's Palace this time. It was a nice enough hotel, but not one we'd probably stay at again. Our favorite place to stay so far has been the Bellagio.
Our first night there we went to see the Cirque Du Soleil show; Le Reve. This show was really neat. It was all performed in water. Some of the stuff they did was amazing! This was the second Cirque show we've seen in Vegas. The other was Ka. Between the two, we liked Ka better. But Le Reve is definitely worth seeing at least once.
The next day Sabrina and I spent the morning at the spa. I got a fabulous massage and then we hung out in the saunas. So relaxing.
Afterward, the four of us ate lunch at Bobby Flay's restaurant Mesa Grill. Oooh it was so yummy. His restaurant is a must eat at place! We asked our waiter how often Bobby comes in, and the waiter said Bobby actually comes every few weeks. That would've been fun to meet him.
Once lunch was over, Dan and I headed over to Bally's for our Price is Right live show. This was a lot of fun. A lot of people got called up to the stage to play, but unfortunately neither of us got called. Oh well it was still fun to participate in the audience. They actually had some cool prizes. A car, vacation, stainless fridge, etc.
When the show was over, the host, announcer, and "Barker's Beauties" were outside the theater meeting the audience. Dan took the opportunity to get a picture with the Beauties. ;p
After the show, Dan and I walked back to Caesar's to get some ice cream from Serendipity's. This is an ice cream parlor made famous in NY City. There are only three in the whole US. The two in NY and then the one we went to in Vegas. They are most famous for their Frozen Hot Chocolate. So I had to try it, while I could. It was so chocolaty and delicious!
We then headed back to the hotel for a late afternoon/early evening swim. The pools there at Caesar's were cool. A lot of statuary and grottoes. There were no jacuzzis though, because they were still under construction. That was a bummer.
Later that evening Joe, Sabrina, Dan and I ate dinner at the Top of the World restaurant at the Stratosphere. This is the restaurant that is, obviously, at the top of the tower. The Stratosphere hotel itself is a bit on the dumpy side. But the restaurant I highly recommend, if you ever get the chance to eat there. We try to go there on every trip, if we can. The food is excellent, and the view is amazing!
The restaurant actually rotates 360 degrees within the hour. So you are always seeing a new part of the Vegas strip and outlying area. Definitely go at night, with all the lights, it is so pretty.
After dinner we said goodnight to Joe and Sabrina, while Dan and I headed back to our hotel for some dancing. We were going to go to Pure, but the line was miles long to get in. We didn't want to wait that long. So on our way back to our room we found a place called Cleopatra's Barge. It worked out perfectly. There was no cover charge, so we didn't feel like we had to stay there for hours on end. And they were playing a nice variety of retro 80's, and 90's dance music. Loved it, we had such a good time!
The next morning was our last day of our vacation. We ate at the breakfast buffet, then bade goodbye to the cousins. Then packed up our room and skedaddled. We stopped on our way home, at the outlet mall that is in Primm. After that we were homeward bound.
We had such a wonderful trip. There is so much to do in Vegas, even for those of us that don't gamble. I highly recommend going. :)