Linda Johnson Details What the Locals Do in Las Vegas

In my last blog, I shared some of the Las Vegas locals’ secrets regarding food establishments. In this blog, I'll be filling you in on some of the locals' favorite things to do after busting out of a tournament. The Las Vegas Strip is a major attraction in itself. If you don't have a car, you can see it all on the Deuce, a double-decker bus that runs up and down the Strip from Mandalay Bay to Fremont Street. The Deuce costs $2 one-way or $5 for an all-day pass and runs every 10 to 15 minutes, 24 hours per day. Another form of public transportation is the Las Vegas Monorail. The Monorail costs $5 for one ride or $15 for an all-day pass and operates from 7:00am to 2:00am every day. The monorail stops at seven stations from the MGM Grand to the Sahara. If you feel like you've been eaten up by the sharks at the table, you might want to venture over to the Mandalay Bay Shark Reef where you will come face-to-face with some real sharks and more than 2,000 sea creatures including rays, sea turtles, piranha, and schools of fish. For those really adventurous (and ...


The Dragon Lady

Great article… I have been to Vegas often but there are some terrific new ideas – ty Linda…

Juli Sobka

OK, Now we can add a name to the First Lady of Poker, and call Linda the Las Vegas Spokesperson. Las Vegas has so many, many things to do we sometimes forget it isn’t always about gambling.


Thanks for the ideas for getting out of a casino once in a while! Also, planning a trip for my parents 50th so thanks for the tip on Jersey Boys…they will love that!


Jersey Boys is at the Palazzo, not the Venetian. I agree, JB vEgas is better than Broadway’s.


Great info!! Thanks


Great article! My sister and some friend are surprising one of her sorority sisters in Vegas in a couple of weeks and I will pass this along. Her friend’s husband is bring her to Vegas for her 40th birthday, but she has NO idea her sorority sisters will be coming too! Thanks so much for the info!!!

Shirley Williams

Donna Houle

Great article Linda, you covered it all!

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