Mermaids is a small casino that always has two gals, colorfully dressed, handing out a free strand of beads to those who go in to gamble and/or drink.
One of several colorful cartoon characters inside the Freemont Experience and nearby in the downtown area.
Another view of Mermaids with Binon's in the background.
One of the many Freemont characters hanging out and collecting the tourist dollar to pose with them for a picture. It is a part of the Freemont Experience now along with outdoor bars and go go girls. Vegas has lost the little "family" experience and is truely an adult playground.
The "D" Las Vegas used to be Fitzgeralds. More hip and caters to a younger group of visitors.
One of the many tourist gift stores that can be found in the Freemont Experience and throughout Las Vegas.
Sits atop the Western Village gift store.
Neonopolis is a failed entertainment center at the end of the Freemont Experience. There are now only a few stores and restaurants, including the famed Heart Attack Grill.
Psychic and palm reader set up to take the tourist dollar in the Freement Experience.
A very amusing and talented ventrillicist operating on the streets of the Freemont Experience.
This character has some "evil" eyes, not withstanding his long tongue.
Main Srteet Station Hotel and Casino, one of three Boyd casino properties in the downtown Freemont Street area. It used to be the Las Vegas train station.
Another small casino operating in the Freemont Experience.
Night time in the Freemont Experience. The Freemont Experience is packed and very lively at night with numerous musicians going on the various stands and dozens of comic book characters and of course, plenty of those who think they look like Elvis.
A DJ and dancer at one of the music stands.
Couple of Go Go girls at local casino.
The Plaza hotel and casino at the end of the Freemont Experience. The rooftop of the experience lights up with a live video and music show every hour during the evening.
Tourists enjoying the light and music show.
Fish tank at the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino. Lots of fish and sharks right next to the swimming pool.
One of many sharks in the Golden Nugget fish tank.
Northwest of Vegas, about 10 miles, is the Red Rock Canyon National Park.
The Red Rock Canon Park is very dry. Hikers and Bicyclists go there in the morning to hike and ride.