The Ideal Los Angeles to Vegas Weekend Getaway

Visiting Vegas for the weekend is an easy getaway for Angelenos but leaving town with a plan is mandatory. Take Friday off work and arrive Thursday evening to ensure three unforgettable nights. Here are a few dayclubs, restaurants and nightclubs that are Sin City musts.

HAZE Nightclub at ARIA challenges your sense of perception and reality with its innovative interior design with a 70-foot LED light wall and interactive projection screens. HAZE Nightclub is home to world renowned DJs, athletes and musicians making it the place to see and be seen in Las Vegas.

In the middle of Encore/Wynn sits Surrender, adjacent to Encore Beach Club. With recent appearances by world-class artists like Ellie Goulding, Surrender positions it's bottle service patrons around the dance floor, creating the feeling of a raging house-party.
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Andrea's has a one-of-a-kind, sexy design and a menu created by Chef Elevado's that features Wagyu beef and lobster roll, rock shrimp tempura, and NY Strip Steak with Wasabi demi glacé. Andrea's combines hip Asian dining with a modern Sin City twist. Delicious beats mixed by live DJs provide the night's soundtrack making the dining experience more lively than any other restaurant on the Strip.
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Light is the first ever nightclub turned on by Cirque Du Soleil... Meaning, there are women hanging from the ceiling throughout the club. The incredible new venue combines cutting-edge technology, out-of-this world performances and some of the world's finest artists appearing every week.

Daylight Beach Club is the newest beach club on the Vegas Strip. Daylight Beach Club brings high-energy entertainment, innovative technology and world-renowned artists to the Las Vegas desert. Eclipse is a series of exclusive nighttime concerts being held at Daylight Beach Club on Wednesday nights and select holiday weekends. Bring an umbrella and watch out for the champagne showers.

Kumi Japanese Restaurant + Bar by Akira Back at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino features a modern Japanese menu with a Korean American Twist. Recently opening in July 2013 Kumi is the ideal location the start the night off just right. To begin the meal with a mouthwatering dish, order the Kimchee Butter Edamame.