Anyone heading to the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas this week will not only be treated to a ton of amazing live performances, they’ll also get to experience all the fun that Sin City has to offer. This will be iHeartRadio personality Ryan Seacrest’s eighth festival, so he’s a bit of an expert on the event’s host city, and he gave us his thoughts on what to do, eat and drink in Vegas:
What’s your favorite thing to do in Vegas?
“My favorite thing in Vegas is to go to the iHeartRadio Music Festival. It’s an event like no other. More star-studded performances and unique collaborations than at any other music event that I’ve ever been to – and it just keeps getting better. If you love music – it’s just something you shouldn’t miss. It’s turned into a bucket list item for sure! On another weekend, I would say that folks should also check out my friend Jennifer Lopez’ “All I Have” show at the Axis Theater inside of Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. It's an unforgettable concert experience.”
What are your favorite places to eat in Vegas?
“Food is one of my passions and Vegas has become a food lovers’ mecca. Joël Robuchon, Nobu Matsuhisa, Daniel Boulud and many other top chefs have opened one or more restaurants there, including L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, Nobu, DB Brasserie, and many more… also Aureole, has an amazing wine selection – the bottles are housed in a really spectacular four-story wine tower.”
What is your go to drink when you're in Las Vegas?
“Smart Water. It’s hot in the desert and you need to stay hydrated. At evening events when I’m off the clock so to speak, my cocktail of choice always involves Casa Dragones tequila.”
Do you have any favorite places to go when you're in Vegas?
“People-watching in Vegas is pretty spectacular but if you are looking for a more offbeat excursion, I have also heard that the Neon Museum on the north end of the Strip is cool, where you can see famed signs, lights and other architectural artifacts.”
Along with enjoying Las Vegas, anyone headed to this year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival will also enjoy performances from the likes of Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith, Imagine Dragons, Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood and many others. The fun begins on Friday (9/21).
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