A Guide to Las Vegas: Girls Weekend Edition

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Vegas is the perfect destination for a girls trip. You can get dolled up, go dancing, see a show, go shopping, visit a spa, and so much more. There is truly something for everyone!

I just got back from a bachelorette party and I figured it was time to share an updated list of my recommendations for the perfect Girls Weekend in Las Vegas!

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Where to Stay

The Venetian: There are a lot of great hotels in Vegas, but when I’m with girlfriends I love staying at the Venetian because of their spacious suites. Their two queen suites comfortably fit four girls to a room. Not only does everyone have space to lay out all of their outfits in the suite, the bathrooms are also roomy and glamorous and can easily accomodate the chaos of multiple women doing their hair and makeup. Cherry on top is that if you’re with a larger group, you can get two connecting suites!

The Cosmopolitan: The Cosmopolitan is modern and glam. I feel like I’ve had an amazing view from my room every time I’ve stayed there! Good location too.

Where to Eat

Breakfast & Lunch Spots

Sadelle’s in the Bellagio is light, bright, and feminine. Makes for great photos and a fun brunch. Make a reservation in advance and come a few minutes early to check out the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens before brunch!

Chica: Latin inspired and located in the Venetian, I’ve had brunch/lunch a few times at Chica and my whole table of gals has always loved it. It’s dark and sexy inside, not a bad option for dinner too!

Bouchon: On the fancier and pricier side, Bouchon is perfect for a glamorous french inspired brunch. Better for smaller groups in my opinion.

Giada: Pretty, light and bright. Easy spot for brunch.

Yardbird: Can’t go wrong- something for everyone at Yardbird and a safe bet for anyone who may be a little hungover (no judgement here).

Dinner Spots

Beauty & Essex: Always a hit! You walk through a pawnshop to enter the restaurant, and yes it’s a real pawnshop and you they have lot’s of sparkly pretty things to look at. Order the grilled cheese dumpling and tuna wonton tacos.

Catch: It’s so pretty and glam here, and so much fun especially if you tell them you are celebrating! Come a few minutes before your reservation to take a few photos in their gorgeous floral entryway.

Sushi Samba: Brazilian- Peruvian-Japanese spot (quite the combo, right?) and so fun! Loved the atmosphere, service and the scantily clad samba dancers that surprised us in the middle of dinner.

LAVO: Chic Italian spot. Also turns into a very rowdy Saturday brunch!

Where to Drink

The Chandelier Bar at The Cosmopolitan is always one of my favorites. Order the The Verbena (“the flower drink”) if you’re ready to get your mind blown. In my opinion, the best photos of the Chandelier Bar are actually taken from the outside of the bar on the 3rd floor (see my gallery below)

The Vanderpump Garden Bar is another fave for a girls night out; who knew a garden could be so glamorous! I don’t always love the service here, but I think it’s worth swinging by for a cocktail and photos, which are best taken either in the entryway to the bar or in front of the garden awning outside of the bar, on the right side (If you are facing the entryway into the bar, it will be on your right.)

Things to Do

Go Dancing: Even if you’re not a nightclub person, it’s worth going out for at least one night with world class DJs and “out-til-4am” dancing in Vegas. I adore Omnia (at Caesars), and no matter how many times I go, the fact that they drop bottle service girls out of the ceiling will always be cool to me. I also like XS (at The Wynn) and Zouk (at Resorts World) because they usually have great DJs as well. Any weekend you might have your pick of Steve Aoki, Tiesto, Loud Luxury, Martin Garrix, Marshmello, or Diplo.

See a Show: This is an absolutely must! My personal favorites are the Cirque Du Soleil shows: I love “O” and “Ka”, but you can’t go wrong with any of them. There are so many shows to choose from each night, whether it’s Jerry Seinfeld doing standup or watching Adele belt out Hello.

Wander The Strip: If you haven’t been to Vegas you should walk up and down the strip at least once. The strip just refers to the main road that connects all of the hotels. It’s crowded and honestly annoying if you do it more than once, but the people watching really is incredible.

Lobby Hopping: Yes! You heard that right. Wander through the hotels and check out their lobbies. Each hotel has a unique experience, and some of the have outright outrageous lobbies. My personal favorites are The Wynn, The Venetian, and The Bellagio.

The Fashion Show Mall: OK, maybe I just thought this was fun because I haven’t been to a real mall in years, but the Fashion Show mall is a great place to swing by for any last minute outfits or shoes (trust me, after one night out you might realize you need comfier shoes!). Bonus: There is a Chipotle that has come in handy a few times!

There’s lots more to do that I haven’t touched on here yet, like pool parties and spas, but I hope this gives you a good start! If you have any questions, please leave a comment below! Enjoy!