Cheap flights from Oakland to Las Vegas, and what to do once you're there

Cheap flights from Oakland to Las Vegas, and what to do once you're there
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By Hoodline - Published on April 26, 2019.

While Las Vegas may be an obvious choice for a vacation spot, the city offers much more than just gambling and buffets, and is well worth a fresh look at its constantly changing offerings for accommodations, libations, recreation and relaxation.

The self-proclaimed Entertainment Capital of the World has a thriving Downtown Arts District, several museums, dozens of parks and a world-class center for the performing arts. Its iconic casino-hotels offer extensive shopping, dining, pools and spas, live shows and nightlife. And it was named one of the New York Times' top destinations for 2019, with a much-anticipated Lady Gaga residency sealing the deal.

Using travel site Skyscanner, we’ve sifted through the cheapest flights between Oakland and Las Vegas in the next few months, including some popular hotel options and beloved local attractions.

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Cheapest Las Vegas flights

The cheapest flights between Oakland and Las Vegas are if you leave on July 8 and return from Nevada on July 10. Allegiant Air currently has tickets for $66, roundtrip.

There are also deals to be had in May. If you fly out of Oakland on May 22 and return from Las Vegas on May 24, Allegiant Air can get you there and back for $70 roundtrip.

Top Las Vegas hotels

Regarding where to stay, here are some of Las Vegas’ top-rated hotels, that we selected from Skyscanner's listings based on price and customer satisfaction.

The Bellagio Las Vegas (3600 S. Las Vegas Blvd.)

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If you're looking to treat yourself, consider The Bellagio Las Vegas. The hotel has a 4.5-star rating on Skyscanner, and rooms are currently available for $149.

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd.)

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There's also the 4.6-star rated The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, which has rooms for $140/night.

The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino (3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South)

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A third option is The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. The 4.3-star hotel has rooms for $149/night.

Top picks for dining and drinking

If you're looking for a popular spot to grab a bite, Las Vegas has plenty of excellent eateries to choose from. Here are a few from Skyscanner's listings to help you get started.

Mon Ami Gabi (3655 S. Las Vegas Blvd.)

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One of the city's most popular restaurants is Mon Ami Gabi, which has an average of 4.5 stars out of 86 reviews on Skyscanner.

"This is my favorite restaurant in Las Vegas and surprisingly very well priced," wrote visitor Anna.  

Earl of Sandwich (3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South)

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Another popular dining destination is the Earl of Sandwich, with 4.4 stars from 81 reviews.

Price tags are well under $10 for a variety of hot sandwiches, from turkey and cranberry to roast beef and horseradish.

Eat. (707 E. Carson Ave.)

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 Also worth considering is Eat. It has five stars from eight reviews.   

"The secret to this spot's success is keeping things simple with fresh, high-quality ingredients prepared from scratch," wrote Gabrielle.

Top Las Vegas attractions

Not sure what to do in Las Vegas, besides eat and drink? Here are two recommendations, provided by Skyscanner.

Las Vegas Strip (Las Vegas Boulevard)

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First up is the Las Vegas Strip, with 4.6 stars from 792 reviews. 

Four miles of fun, decadence and fantastic shopping, dining and gambling is what lures people from around the world back to Vegas again and again. With over 30 major casinos along with world-class entertainment venues, you'll never run out of things to do.

Fountains at Bellagio (3600 S. Las Vegas Blvd.)

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Then, there are the Fountains at Bellagio. They have 4.6 stars out of 685 reviews on Skyscanner. 

Fountains shoot 250 feet into the air to the accompaniment of a symphony every 30 minutes, that is, until 7 p.m. After that, the spectacular display happens every 15 minutes. 

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