This little trip to Las Vegas completely redeemed the city in my eyes. It’s a shame I held such a poor opinion for so long, but it is what it is. I grew up in Vegas from second grade and by the time I graduated high school I’d had it up to my eyeballs with searing heat, no “seasons”, and a landscape that primarily offered shades of brown.
My mom and step-dad still live in Las Vegas and Chris and I planned a week-long visit. With seven full days to explore along with excellent recommendations from Mom and David, we saw a side of Vegas I hadn’t seen in a long while. I recount the trip over four articles: