Brian and I just returned from four fabulous, fun-filled days in Las Vegas! Matt needed to go for this huge retail conference so we decided to turn it into a little vacation to the desert. Brian and I got in early (8:00AM!!) on Saturday and Matt and Kelsey arrived later that day.
Saturday: Brian and I arrived at Treasure Island way too early for check-in. (Treasure Island is now known as TI and their marketing people did a great job of re-branding it into a rather classy, not too expensive hotel.) We checked our bags and enjoyed a nice breakfast at the restaurant by the pool. We then laid by the pool for a few hours while we waited for our room. Matt and Kelsey arrived later and came to hang out by our pool too since they were staying at the Flamingo and theirs was a little too crazy. We had a fabulous lazy day in the sun. We got ready for the evening and headed to New York, New York for dinner and a show. Had dinner at a great little Italian place and saw Zumanity: the sensual side of Cirque du Soleil. After the show the boys played a little blackjack and Kelsey and I watched a great 70's and 80's rock cover band. We headed back to our hotel about 2:00AM. Great first night in Vegas!
Sunday: We got up early to do a little shopping at the Venetian and Ceasars Palace. Brian got an awesome new pair of sunglasses and I bought a fun casual bag from Kate Spade. We met Kelsey and Matt at the Flamingo and took a cab to Wynn for lunch. The new Wynn hotel is beautiful! I couldn't believe all the flowers and the landscaping was gorgeous!
Matt & Kelsey in the lobby at Wynn.
We had a really nice lunch at a restaurant (Terrace Cafe, I believe) outside by the pool.
Brian and me at lunch at Wynn.
We finished off the night with dinner at the Mexican restaurant at TI. Brian and Matt played in a poker tournament after dinner. (Matt won second place!!) and Kelsey and I went back to NY, NY to the dueling piano bar. The boys met us after their tournament, and we headed back home about 2:00AM again.
That's all for now, but I'll finish up the next two days later this week.