Monday, July 11, 2011

Viva Las Vegas

For Nel's 30th Birthday, we took a weekend trip to Las Vegas with some of our closest friends.  This was my first time in the city, and we had a blast.  The Strip was hot, lively, and entertaining...never a dull moment.  We wanted to share a few photos of the sights with you...

We stayed at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, which was very elegant and comes highly recommended.

The pools were refreshing on that scorching summer day.  My favorite was the river pool to the bottom right.

We had a spectacular view from our room of the pool area and The Strip.  The city lights at night provided a gorgeous sight.

We spent some time in New York New York.  Inside the casino, the architecture mimicked an outdoor New York City neighborhood.

Here is a glimpse of New York New York from across the street.

The MGM Grand was just that....Very Grand.  Inside, a popular lion exhibit attracted many.  Visitors were able to walk through a glass tunnel and look above to view lions sleeping right over their heads.

We loved Paris Las Vegas as it brought back sweet memories of one of our favorite places on Earth.

The legs of the Eiffel Tower protruded through the interior of the Paris casino.

Happy Birthday to you, Nel, and may the upcoming decade be even more enjoyable than the last!


Mona said...

Everything seems so awesome! I'm definitely going. Since I don't fly and I'm poor, this seems like the only way I'll see these places :) I'm glad you had a great time, but I'm most glad you're home safe. Love, Mona

Trisha said...

Looks like you had a fun trip! Happy Birthday to Nel!


Unknown said...

Oh what a wonderful birthday for Nel and for you. That pool looks so grand to me today! I really enjoyed your Las Vegas memories! Thank you.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the birthday well-wishes everyone! We had a fabulous time in Vegas and can't wait to go back soon. There's so much to do and see! Aunt Mona, I say we make a girls trip sometime in the near future. ( :

Melissa said...

I just love Las Vegas!

Thanks for visiting me. I really enjoy your blog, too, and I'm your newest follower!

Anonymous said...

How fun! We always stay at the Monte Carlo, very elegant and not as noisy. Happy Birthday Nel!

Wendy@Once upon a rose haven said...

It is nice to meet you ladies! Thank you for stopping by and your sweet comment. Happy Birthday Nel! I'm glad you had a fabulous time. Viva Las Vegas!
Blessings ~Wendy

Sarah Gibbs said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog & taking time to comment. would love to go to vegas your photos look amazing, what a great way to celebrate a birthday

Anonymous said...

I've never been but boy do those attractions look fun. I like that New York one. I'd be in the river pool myself. I've tried those in Disney and it's so relaxing. Great pictures.

Happy birthday to Mel!
Much love!!

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Sheri and Happy Birthday to Nel.
Love the pics. Looks like a great time in a fabulous place!
Followers was showing so I hurried to follow. Mine is working now too if you want to try. Hope the glitch is over.
Have a great day.
XO Celestina Marie

Attic Clutter said...

Love your blog/banner/all of it(:)
So glad you had a fun trip ..
will be back soon ~

Daniella said...

Thank you so much for visiting me! I am so happy you liked my blog!
Your blog is awesome!! All 3 of you blogging together, enjoying each other, and the same things!! Totally amazing!
Your trip sounds amazing! I've never been to Vegas. I'm an east coast girl!! LOL!!
Thank you again!
PS. I'm following you too!!

Ashley Schott said...

This looks like so much fun! Happy Birthday pretty girl!

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Love Vegas! Happy Birthday to Nel! Thanks for sharing these photos with us! ;)

Melissa/Piney Rose said...

Sheri, First of all, happy birthday to Nel! Sounds like all of you had a wonderful time. I want to thank you for visiting my blog and for your nice comments. I have had some computer issues and am just now able to come visit. You have a lovely blog!

Karyn said...

What a great way to celebrate a birthday! I miss Vegas sooo much. When I lived in Cali we used to go all the time for long weekends. My Sister and my Father both got married there... I hope you won some money or at least broke even :) I just can't seem to pry myself away from the slots. Glad you had a wonderful time. Happy Birthday, Nel! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I've become a follower. Have a great week!



christini yogini said...

Thanks for visiting
great photos! Happy birthday, Nel!

Theresa said...

Vegas is fun! I've been a few times now and prefer it not be 123 degrees out like it was the last time I was there. lol It looks like ya'll had a great time though. You'll be hooked now :)

Have a great weekend

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Your photos are gorgeous, fabulous Flamingo images! Thank you for stopping by my blog and for the kudos. They are appreciated. I look forward to joining your blog and extend an invitation for you to join my followers list as well. Kind regards. Gayle (in Canada)