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The neon lights burn all night in Las Vegas, Nevada, in this undated photo. (AP Photo)

Vegas: Off the Strip

Old-time Las Vegas provides great modern-day fun.

Photo of classic Vegas neon lights seen here
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Photo of classic Vegas neon lights seen here before a canopy was built above the Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1995, a giant screen was constructed 90 feet above the street, with millions of LED lights, to display spectacular light and sound show. The Fremont Street Experience offers pedestrians many access to old time casinos such as Binions, Four Queens etc, restaurants and retailers of Las Vegas souvenirs.

The neon lights burn all night in Las
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The neon lights burn all night in Las Vegas, Nevada, in this undated photo. (AP Photo)

Tourists watch and record the Fremont Street Sky
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Tourists watch and record the Fremont Street Sky Show which plays every hour during the evenings in Las Vegas. Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment complex located in historic downtown Las Vegas. Built in 1995, a giant screen was constructed 90 feet above the street, with millions of LED lights, to display spectacular light and sound show. The Fremont Street Experience offers pedestrians many access to old time casinos such as Binions, Four Queens etc, restaurants and retailers of Las Vegas souvenirs.

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Fremont Street Experience's
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Fremont Street Experience's "Summer of the '70s" in 2010. Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment complex located in historic downtown Las Vegas. Built in 1995, a giant screen was constructed 90 feet above the street, with millions of LED lights, to display spectacular light and sound show. The street gives pedestrians many access to old time casinos such as Binions, Four Queens etc, restaurant and Las Vegas souvenir retailers.

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In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, signs that once adorned Las Vegas casinos and business sit at the Neon Boneyard in Las Vegas. Owners of the collection plan to transform the Boneyard into a museum opening next December.

Tourists take photographs of signs that once adorned
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Tourists take photographs of signs that once adorned Las Vegas casinos and business at the Neon Boneyard in Las Vegas. Owners of the collection plan to transform the Boneyard into a museum opening next December in 2011.

Patrons sit outside Triple George Grill in downtown
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Patrons sit outside Triple George Grill in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada .

Las Vegas Premium Outlets in downtown Las Vegas,
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Las Vegas Premium Outlets in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Robert Grant takes freshly groomed goat hair and
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Robert Grant takes freshly groomed goat hair and fluff and spins the wool into yarn so his wife Jenny Kim Grant, rear, can make a belt at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort in Las Vegas. In 1855, 30 men arrived in Las Vegas from Salt Lake City to establish the first permanent white settlement.

A group of children watch a flash flood
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A group of children watch a flash flood exhibit at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve in Las Vegas, Nevada. For tourists who prefer natural wonders rather than nightlife in Las Vegas strips will enjoy this 180-acre facility where it offers historical walking trails, archaelogical sites, gardens and historical structures.

Visitors walk down the steps as they tour
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Visitors walk down the steps as they tour the Desert Living Center at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve in Las Vegas. For tourists who prefer natural wonders rather than nightlife in Las Vegas strips will enjoy this 180-acre facility where it offers historical walking trails, archaelogical sites, gardens and historical structures.

LAS VEGAS - MARCH 24: A general view
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LAS VEGAS - MARCH 24: A general view of Bally's Casino on March 24, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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