by By Sarah J. F. Braley | January 01, 2011

VooDoo Steak and Lounge in Las VegasBright Lights. Take in all of Las Vegas from VooDoo Steak & Lounge on the 50th and 51st floors of the Masquerade Tower at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. Along with premium beef cuts, called Rio Premium Reserve and Rio Dry-Aged, the restaurant serves Creole fare. Save room for chocolate fondue, the house specialty dessert.


Grand Canyon AirlinesBird's-eye view. Tack an extra day onto your visit for a tour of the Grand Canyon by air. A number of options can be found at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's website ( One six-and-a-half-hour voyage offered by Grand Canyon Airlines includes the flight from Las Vegas over the canyon, a helicopter ride, a boat ride on the Colorado River and more.


The Beat Coffeehouse


Wake-up call. Need a little jolt? Try the Beat Coffeehouse (702-686-3164), an off-Strip gem that offers a fun spin on a classic: The Slap & Tickle sandwich blends organic peanut butter and jam with bacon. The Beat is in the Emergency Arts complex, featuring exhibition space in a former medical building.


Spa treatment at the MGM Grand

Relaxing. PCMA's headquarters, the MGM Grand, has a 30,000- square-foot spa with 26 treatment rooms. The signature therapy is the two-hour Dreaming Ritual using Australian Aboriginal massage techniques.


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