JAPEC COMMUNITY LIFE MAGAZINE
ANTHONY C JUSTICE
Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. The Las Vegas Valley as a whole serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada
The Las Vegas Strip is lined with resorts, world class restaurants and spectacular entertainment. Shows in Las Vegas are known worldwide. The strip will keep you entertained for days! The downtown area has casinos, resorts and a very exciting nightlife as well..
The area surrounding Las Vegas has many things to do as well. You can visit Red Rock National Conservatory or Mt. Charleston. The most visited places are Hoover Dam and the entrance to the Grand Canyon.
.New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the "Big Easy or the Crescent City" it's known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras. During Mardi Gras season, the city becomes the world’s center. Downtown transforms into an adult playground, while parades in residential areas provide children thrilling entertainment. Each spring, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival moves the focus to the charming Gentilly area and the Fair Grounds Race Course. New Orleans is known for its French Quarter and Mercedes-Benz Superdome
The French Quarter (called Vieux Carré) is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. Established in 1718 the area acted as the town center and a major trade hub. The district is bounded by Canal, Decatur, Esplanade Ave. and Rampart Streets. This fun and exciting neighborhood has everything from the party vibe of Bourbon Street to the elegance found on Royal Street.