Las Vegas is one of the newer cities in the USA, started as a small settlement in 1905. It has grown to a city most famous for its casinos and nightlife on the Strip and wedding chapels.
However there is much to see for the discerning tourist, within easy drive to places of stunning natural beauty from the city. Las Vegas Airport (LAS) is known as McCarran International Airport. Regular shuttles serve the airport to connect new arrivals to the car rental center some distance from the Terminal building.
Cheap Car Rentals Las Vegas Airport are available upon arrival at McCarran Rent-A-Car Center and are best booked in advance for price reductions and avoiding disappointment.
Compare all companies offering vehicles by using our search engine for the best offers at a glance. We compare car rentals from all major suppliers at Mc Carran airport - Avis, Budget, Hertz, National, Payless and Enterprise and more in the city center and the Strip.
A large selection of rental cars available: Economy, luxury, convertible, SUV's, 9 seater minibus and 7 seater people carriers. Why not rent a 7- seater to give your family spacious comfortable drives when out exploring the surrounding attractions of Las Vegas.
A rental car will provide the best option for getting around North Las Vegas, as well as the Las Vegas metro area itself. Cars also tend to be relatively inexpensive to rent in the metro area. Although you may hit the occasional traffic jam, freeways are usually not severely clogged. Because the region is laid out on a grid pattern, navigating is not too difficult in the area.
There are an enormous number of car rental depots in the city center close to the Strip, 20 offered by Hertz car rental alone, with numerous other providers such as Alamo, Enterprise rent a car and Avis competing as car hire in Las Vegas is in such great demand.
Las Vegas, the city that never sleeps, offers you non-stop entertainment 24 hours a day.
Gambling, a round-the-clock activity is a must-do while you are in Las Vegas. There are no opening or closing timings for the many casinos that jostle for space along the Las Vegas strip. In fact, there are no clocks anywhere in sight and with an endless variety of exciting casino games you may be tempted to spend all your time in Las Vegas, casino-hopping, which is a great thing to do if you are on a winning spree. If not, you may want to consider leaving behind the bright interior neon lights and stepping out into the brilliant Las Vegas sunshine, where there are lots more things to see and do.
There are a huge amount of sights to see in Las Vegas, including a list of museums, the Eiffel Tower experience, numerous restaurants to have a meal out there is an endless amount of entertainment, shows and experiences on offer to enjoy aside from the gambling casinos.
Want to experience what weightlessness feels like? A specially designed Boeing 727 at Las Vegas Space Flights recreates the effects of a real space flight including lunar gravity by flying smaller parabolas. You can even experience what it feels like to walk upon the surface of Mars.
Looking for excitement that is more exciting than gambling and weightless walking? Strap on a parachute and experience the thrill of Las Vegas sky diving. While free-falling from 10,000 feet above ground, enjoy a birds eye view of the city you left behind a few minutes ago.
The Imperial Palace Auto Collections, home to the worlds largest collection of classic, antique, special-interest and muscle cars, is a car enthusiasts heaven. Spend the day admiring these classic cars, and if you were lucky enough to have won that jackpot, maybe you could even afford to buy one!
Dont forget to witness the eruption of the Volcano at the Mirage Hotel or take a look at the largest gold nugget in the world, which is housed at the aptly named, Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel. For Liberace fans, the Liberace Museum has on display everything possible about this flamboyant pianist.
Some may use a rental car merely for convenience of travel between the casino's, hotels and the Strip in spite of good public transport like the regular monorail but there is much use for a rental car for day trips to place of natural beauty. Some of the best sights are located just outside of Las Vegas and require that you drive to those destinations.
Near the outskirts of the city, there are numerous golf courses such as Bali Hai and the Arnold Palmer-designed Angel Park – the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort. There are also dune-buggy reserves for dune-buggy off road adventures.
Being prepared for longer day trips by rental car, means being able to visit man made sites such as Red Rock Canyon, the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead – the USA’s largest reservoir which are surrounded by National Parks– are within a few hours’ drive of Las Vegas and it is advisable to leave early to allocate enough time to spend at these sights to appreciate them fully.
Further a field you are able to take in the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park and Death Valley with Mt. Whitney 2 hours drive beyond. The drive to the Grand Canyon is about 5 hours, so again an early start is important if doing it as a day trip.