Thursday, September 20, 2012

Our time in Vegas

Our Vegas trip to celebrate our 6th year anniversary was so great! We had such an awesome time seeing everything we could see, walking the strip, and even making $100 listening to one of those lame timeshare presentations.  I had the best road trip partner ever, and loved that Justin and I got to spend time alone.
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About 30 miles outside of Vegas it started storming. It only lasted a few hours, but man, I thought we were going to be stuck in our hotel room the whole week. Good thing all the rain stopped, and the water dried up by the time we went out that night.
We stayed in the Monte Carlo. It was definitely okay for us, but I could not stand that it didn’t have free wireless internet in our hotel room. For me that was a huge disappointment, especially since I had to work part of our trip. Next time we go to Vegas we are finding a hotel with Wifi!
Our first night on the strip we walked almost the whole length of it and back. We checked out Senor Frogs, and both got Margaritas that were awesome, and toured the inside of the Bellagio…
My favorite view was of the Eiffel Tower at night, from across the street by the Bellagio fountains. It was probably as close to Paris as I’ll ever get in this lifetime. And the Statue of Liberty at night was really pretty too.
The fountain show was beautiful, and I want to go back and just hang out and watch them longer next trip.
And since I had the opportunity I met up with my friend Cara from Always Expect Moore at the Mandalay Bay hotel and we had lunch with her and her little ones, then checked out the Shark Reef there in the hotel.
Justin called this a unicorn fish. I thought it was a pretty appropriate name.
My friend Alissa warned me there was a 3 story M&M store and I couldn’t stay away.
And I tried Pinkberry for the first time. I must say, their Chocolate Hazelnut it delicious!
Later that night we went out, ate at P.F. Changs, and went to a club/lounge. I ended up making friends with two trannies. Only in Vegas, right?
Thank you guys for all of your suggestions and tips on what to see and do in Vegas. We can’t wait to go back!


Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} said...

Fun!! What a great getaway for you two! I want to go to Vegas just to see all the lights. :)

WolvesAtTheDoor said...

Great photos Jennifer! You look like you had an absolutely brilliant time!! Love the second shot of that storm - wicked!

nest of posies said...

your trip looks like it was so much fun! so glad you all got to get away!