Las Vegas is the iconic location for a gambling vacation, but it’s certainly not the only option. These casino vacations are sure to be just as fun, if not more.
1. Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Atlantic City is a well-known casino destination on the Jersey Shore. There are many large hotel casinos on the city’s famous boardwalk, and others in the downtown area. AC is a popular Vegas alternative.
At a mere 20 miles long, this Caribbean island is known for its beaches and its tourism. Many well-known casinos can be found on the island in the hotels there, and its the perfect location to mix relaxing beach time with fun in the casino.
3. Monte Carlo, Monaco
Monte Carlo is a world-famous location for gambling and entertainment. Near the French Alps and medieval villages, this city is home to a famous F1 race and has a reputation for luxury and extravagance.
4. Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA
Compared to Vegas, Lake Tahoe is a smaller, more skiing-oriented city in Nevada. The city is home to several casinos, and has plenty of other options for entertainment, making it a perfect destination for a gambling vacation.
5. Macau Region, China
Known as the “Monte Carlo of the Orient”, the gambling scene in Macau is world-famous. Macau has a lot to offer by way of gambling, including casino games, greyhound racing, sports betting, and lotteries. For the true gambling aficionado Macau is a must-visit.
6. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
For a unique casino holiday, you could try out a trip on one of New Orleans’s many riverboat casinos. Alternatively, Harrah’s has a large casino right in the middle of the city’s bustling downtown district.
7. Niagara Falls, USA and Canada
After taking in the natural wonder that is the Niagara Falls, you can indulge in some fun at any of the three casinos nearby. This is a family-friendly location and you’ll be sure find hotels that offer arcades and other entertainment for children.
8. Sun City, Northwest Province, South Africa
Sun City was once the main casino district in South Africa, and though others have sprung up this one remains popular. It is located two hours from Johannesburg and is a complex of casinos, hotels, and entertainment. Sun City is one of South Africa’s main attractions.
9. St. Maarten – St. Martin, Caribbean
Besides taking in the sun and the beaches of St. Maarten, your trip there can easily include some gambling with an array of casinos on the island. For a true casino holiday stay at one of the island’s casino hotels.