Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Fun facts about Las Vegas

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.

As promised, some fun facts about Las Vegas, Nevada:
- Gambling was illegal from 1910 until 1941!
- The strip isn't all within the city limits.
- Prostitution is actually illegal.
- Above ground atomic bomb testing was happening throughout the 1950's.  It was even advertised as a tourist attraction!
- Over 39 million people visit each year.
- The average rainfall is only around 4.1" a year.
- Las Vegas is the 31st most populated city in the United States.
- They are currently having a severe drought and have been for years, in fact Vegas night not be able to keep up with it's population, and tourists for much longer!
- Nearly 2 million people live there.

This are just a few facts I found online.  Las Vegas is a fairly old city, it's got a lot of history for those who are interested!

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