Our third and final day in Las Vegas had arrived and there are still a few more unchecked must see items on our list. Check out is lunch time, so we had to move fast!
We had been exploring the northern areas of Las Vegas Strip (relative to our hotel, MGM Grand) for the past two days so for our final day we went south. To be honest there weren’t that many things to see south of MGM Grand compared to the north, but a must see landmark is located here: The Welcome to Las Vegas sign. But first, we explored the pools of MGM Grand (which unfortunately we didn’t have enough time to enjoy).
Moving on to The Strip!
The Las Vegas sign isn’t really that far from MGM Grand (about 1.3 miles or 2.1 km) so we decided to just walk to get there. There are various alternative options like the bus or Uber, but nothing beats walking when it comes to sightseeing.
And then, finally…
We still had enough time to do one more thing before we checkout and that is an early lunch. We could still walk back to our hotel but in the interest of time, we took the bus. And after arriving in our hotel, we decided to have our last meal in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Buffet.
MGM Grand Buffet is a pretty affordable buffet, relatively speaking, especially when compared to Bacchanal Buffet of Caesar’s Palace. As such expectations were lower but to be honest, it’s not bad. It’s a no-frills buffet and there were quite some good dishes. Not a bad choice if you want to get stuffed without breaking the bank.
Afterwards, we went through checkout (which was quite a breeze compared to the check-in) and took an Uber ride back to the bus terminal—the same way we arrived.
Now, the long journey back to California begins…
Now that my Las Vegas trip had come to an end, it dawned upon me that my vacation on this side of the world is drawing to a conclusion. The last part is coming near—my return back home.
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