Catching a glimpse of the fireworks is a must when you book Las Vegas hotels for New Year's Eve. Seven of the top hotels all take part in the midnight spectacular which sees a display of 80,000 fireworks set to music explore over the Vegas skyline.
From late afternoon the famed Vegas Strip will be closed off to all traffic and is turned into the giant observation area where you can enjoy the fireworks free of charge. The pedestrian bridges which run over the Strip are also excellent places to watch the spectacle unfold.
As per tradition Ceasars Palace is one of the 7 hotels which takes part in the Las Vegas NY fireworks display and it's also one of the top spots to watch the event. The Roman courtyard is transformed into a viewing area from where you can watch the fireworks away from The Strip and enjoy access to the facilities.
Not only does the outdoor patio at Beer Park offer amazing views of the fireworks but it also has an excellent vantage point of the Bellagio fountains which can be enjoyed in the run-up to the midnight moment.
There are plenty of family-friendly activities to enjoy when you book Las Vegas hotels for New Year's Eve. If the kids can't stay up until midnight, fear not, explore one of the fantastic activities which start in the afternoon or early evening so you can celebrate with all the family.
Head to the town square of Las Vegas for midday on new year's eve and enjoy a live DJ, face painting and a range of child-friendly activities, all of which culminates in a balloon drop at noon where you can welcome in the new year a little early with young children.
The ice rink at The Cosmopolitan is a wonderful all-day activity where you can celebrate the new year with young and old alike. Price is inclusive of skate rental so all you have to do is turn up and enjoy the festive atmosphere.
This 2.5-mile light show held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is an excellent alternative to the lights of the busy Strip. Entry is charged per car and the event runs right the way through until early January.
Above are the weather conditions for Las Vegas. In June maximum temperatures go higher than 102°. On the contrary, the coolest month is January. Bring your umbrella in July, the rainiest month of the year!