When is a wedding more than just a wedding? The answer’s easy – when it’s a Vegas wedding and honeymoon celebration all in one. Here in Vegas we have the perfect place not just to celebrate your love for one another, but also to continue the celebration with friends and family.
See three different sample itineraries to help you wrap your head around the mountain of possibilities and plan your ultimate Vegas wedding and honeymoon all-in-one visit, no matter what your style!
Itinerary 1: Traditional
Vegas may be somewhat synonymous with out of the ordinary, but tradition also has its place here. If all the trimmings and festivities of a traditional wedding celebration are your thing, this itinerary should fit like a lace glove.
Kick it off with a group brunch
Brunch is always a great way to kickoff your nuptial weekend! You and your guests can catch up at Tableau at Wynn Las Vegas, which features a farm-fresh menu and a dining room that’s sunlit by the adjacent resort pool and landscaped gardens. With eggs Benedict, sweet treats such as waffles and French toast, and brunch favorites like lox and bagels, this will win over all your attendees.
For the ceremony itself, a timeless outdoor wedding at The Grove presents the perfect setting to tie the knot out among nature and yet without leaving Vegas.
Things to do
The LINQ Promenade is another great place to visit for some group fun, with a selection of restaurants and attractions, including the 550-foot-tall High Roller itself. And don’t forget that this observation wheel is much more than just a scenic ride. You can participate in chocolate tastings and even go for a happy hour spin.
For daytime and evening activities, consider taking your party to Topgolf Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. It’s a whole lot more than just golfing – with climate-controlled hitting bays, swimming pools, VIP cabanas, five bars and more. You could spend the whole week right here!
For the proper prenuptial pampering, a spa treatment for the happy couple at the 134,000-square-foot Canyon Ranch spa + fitness at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas will help alleviate the stress of the big day and get you into a great mood. Among the world’s largest spas, this deluxe spa was rated four stars by Forbes Travel Guide, and promises the ultimate luxury escape.
Where to stay:
When considering where to stay, for the kind of opulent elegance every bride dreams of, the Forbes Travel Guide five-star-rated Wynn Las Vegas truly can’t be beat. With its award-winning restaurants, entertainment and nightlife, all designed to be first class from top to bottom, a stay at Wynn Las Vegas is truly the once-in-a-lifetime experience you’ve always dreamed of.
Itinerary 2: Vintage Vegas
With all the glitz and glamour that epitomizes Las Vegas, people sometimes forget this city is packed with hidden gems and unique history that help round out the personality of this one-of-a-kind place.
Have Brunch Downtown Las Vegas with your people
Celebrate your new beginning at 7th & Carson with delicious, savory, award-winning brunch classics. Dine inside or out on one of the two patios, taking in the sights and sounds of Downtown Las Vegas. Plus, if you have a large group, it has specialty menus for group preset dining.
For your wedding venue, you can’t get more vintage Vegas than the famed The Mob Museum. Home to the unique and fascinating history of the mob in Vegas, this first-class museum is also home to first-class, vintage-themed weddings on a regular basis.
Things to do
A Vegas week doesn’t have to be all food and fast-paced fun; sometimes it’s nice to slow things down and take it easy for a while. And to do just that, you can’t beat reclining poolside at the Citrus Grand Pool Deck at the Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino. It’s the ideal place to soak in the sun, a few refreshing beverages and a little light poolside fare.
De-stress with a spa visit for just the two of you at Neko Massage Studio, located in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. Pick from a variety of services such as a couples massage, hot stone treatment, cupping, and more.
And you have to catch a show while you’re here. So for vintage Vegas at it’s best, check out The Rat Pack Is Back at Tuscany Suites & Casino. Watch Dean, Sammy and Frank come to life with talented impersonators and timeless music, costumes and antics from the Rat Pack years.
A stay at the ultra-classic, world-renowned Golden Nugget in Vegas’ Fremont Street Downtown area is just like taking a first-class trip to the past. Its legendary luxury, paired with all the modern amenities, make it just the place for a honeymoon stay.
Itinerary 3: Intimate and exciting
Sure, the city is a great place to go all out on your wedding party and after-parties, but it’s also a great place for smaller, more nimble gatherings to soak up the energy and excitement of Vegas.
Host a small brunch to get in the mood with the crew
Start off your intimate week with a brunch at LAVO Italian Restaurant at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas. This Italian restaurant and lounge serves a traditional brunch in its cozy main dining room and patio, and it’s the perfect place for your group to gather to get your week started.
Things to do
Of course you can’t miss seeing the Strip at night. Do just that at The Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, with it’s elevated rooftop experience from 63 stories up. Plus, it has live music and a decadent lounge menu, making this a great place to continue the celebration.
And as if getting married wasn’t potentially as thrilling as it gets, how about taking the group to the SkyJump, Big Shot or X-Scream rides at the The STRAT, Hotel, Casino & SkyPod? Each thrill ride is designed to increase your heart rate like nothing else and conquering them all is a true accomplishment.
A prenuptial, soothing spa treatment at the Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars Palace is a great way to soothe away any jitters. The 50,000-square-foot spa with a relaxed, retreat-like feel and unmatched amenities provides just the overwhelming sense of relaxation any impending bridal couple could use.
SAHARA Las Vegas is the perfect spot if you’re looking for something an intimate, boutique and sophisticated place to celebrate, especially for an intimate, yet exciting, wedding style.
There’s really no place like Vegas to combine your wedding and honeymoon along with your friends and family. The key is planning. With so many options to choose from for your Las Vegas wedding, it’s hard to go wrong, but hopefully these ideas will give you a good place to start. Now go have some fun, and perhaps add a few additional things to do to your itinerary.