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Things to do in Vegas

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by johnod, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. johnod
    Joined: Aug 18, 2009
    Posts: 778


    It appears i'll be going to Vegas in Aug sometime.
    So i'm looking for info,are there any car, motorcycle things to see there?

    I'm not into gambling or "shows" much so looking for alternatives.

    Hope you guys come up with something.
  2. Gotzy
    Joined: May 21, 2005
    Posts: 493


  3. Go visit the boys from SoCal rod shop, really good bunch. Jim may still have the Gray Baskerville car in the showroom? plus theres always a heap of other cool rides to look at.

  4. Midwest Rodder
    Joined: Dec 7, 2008
    Posts: 1,768

    Midwest Rodder

    Vegas took 5 years off the end of my life last time I was there, but I had a damn good time!! I don't know of any car related things to do since I'm not from there, I only took advantage of the way off topic things to do.
  5. Dreamweaver
    Joined: Feb 26, 2003
    Posts: 1,017


    Whats with all these people coming to Vegas and wondering what to do??

    IT"S VEGAS for gawds sake!

    Just remember Vegas is a desert, so leave all the green you can behind when you leave :)
  6. dudley32
    Joined: Jan 2, 2008
    Posts: 2,136


    Are you kiddin'.....:D
  7. Tman
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 34,706


    They hand these flyers and business cards out on the strip....................oh and the Doubledown.
  8. haroldd1963
    Joined: Oct 15, 2007
    Posts: 1,154

    from Peru, IL

    Stop and see Charlie at Studio 21 Tattoo at 6020 W. Flamingo Rd. Tell him Harold sent you.
  9. haroldd1963
    Joined: Oct 15, 2007
    Posts: 1,154

    from Peru, IL

    Check out the car collection at the Imperial Palace. Take a ride out to the Hoover Dam and also check out the new bridge. I'm not a huge gambler...but it's a great place to watch all facets of the human race!
  10. whiskey bump
    Joined: May 6, 2011
    Posts: 23

    whiskey bump

    Again the double down. Get the assjuice
  11. cakes
    Joined: Sep 29, 2008
    Posts: 564


    this thread should be called, what cant I do in Vegas. Come on its VEGAS!!!
  12. chevymike
    Joined: Jun 16, 2006
    Posts: 266


    Things to do in Vegas during August.... hummm.... not go outside!
  13. Standard gas&oil
    Joined: Dec 3, 2010
    Posts: 289

    Standard gas&oil
    from USA #1

    Check out the Pinball museum off Tropicana Blvd. Old school coin-op games and pinballs from the 50s-70s. That are set up to play for the public.
  14. traffic61
    Joined: Jun 15, 2009
    Posts: 1,514

    from Owasso, OK

    Ah Vegas, life's rich pageant. I know it's OT, but doesn't that Shelby guy have a little shop out there?
  15. AnimalAin
    Joined: Jul 20, 2002
    Posts: 3,417


    I second the recommendations for SoCal Speed Shop and the Pinball Hall of Fame (on Tropicana, a little ways east of Maryland Parkway). It is likely to be pretty warm that time of year, so plan the outdoor activities in short cycles.

    If August "sometime" includes 13-19, a road trip to Speed Week might be possible. It's about a five or six hour drive each way.
  16. Builtforsin
    Joined: Feb 2, 2007
    Posts: 181


  17. Racewriter
    Joined: Nov 14, 2008
    Posts: 780


    Go to the races at the Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Very well run short track, and the races have been excellent every time I've been there.
  18. SLCK64
    Joined: Oct 4, 2009
    Posts: 493


    two words....BURLESQUE SHOW!!!!
  19. Ive always wanted to check out the neon sign boneyard. Ive seen it on TV and it looks pretty neat.
  20. johnybsic
    Joined: Oct 8, 2009
    Posts: 612

    from las vegas

    I'll buy you a beer.
  21. Racewriter
    Joined: Nov 14, 2008
    Posts: 780


    It's very cool. I would highly recommend it.

  22. Neon museum is pretty cool from what i could see through the fence. It was not open when i went there. Be sure to call ahead.
  23. texasred
    Joined: Dec 3, 2008
    Posts: 1,111

    from Houston

    OK I will be the one to say it..They got some fine whores in Vegas.........
  24. pecdaddy
    Joined: May 23, 2010
    Posts: 197


    SPEARMINT RHINO!!! shift change bout 9pm-you see off going on coming.
  25. PJCnLV
    Joined: May 14, 2010
    Posts: 12


  26. johnod
    Joined: Aug 18, 2009
    Posts: 778


    Thanks for all the info.
  27. 95stepside
    Joined: Feb 26, 2011
    Posts: 24

    from iowa

    i just got back from vegas yesterday. i say car show at the imperial, hoover dam, fremont street experience at night( i didnt get a hige kick out of it, but some things arent fun in a wheelchair, crowds are on that list) if youve ever seen the show Pawn Stars on the history channel, you can visit the shop. go up the stratosphere. thats all i canthin of for now

    where will you be staying?
    Joined: Jan 13, 2004
    Posts: 2,760


    I haven't been there for a couple of years but we went down to a bike shop ( high Dollar) I think it was Arlen Ness. They gave us a tour of the shop and we got to slobber on some really nice stuff. There is a HUGE flea market out towards the air force base,If you like cheesy tourist stuff there is Oatman Arizona( take some carrotts with you) .West of Vegas is a old west tourist type town with gunfights ,hangings and such. I think it is just called old Vegas.One of the museums,may have been a county one,had a display of homes from the 1900s right up till today ,completely furnished in period stuff including the cars in the driveway.If someone is around a lot of race teams and car builders have shops out by the track. They may be working and they may let you walk and talk.
    Stay away from the promicuous sex,easy hook ups and seemingly endless blond bimbos walking around making themselves available.It is a fleeting fantasy and you really can't tell anyone about it once you get home can you?

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