Location, Climate: Las Vegas is the most populated city in Nevada that is situated on the desert floor of Clark County. This city is surrounded by desert mountains and a few wildlife. Las Vegas' subtropical desert climate brings the city many sunny days. Avoid going to Las Vegas during months of June to September when the weather gets too hot and humid. Wintertime in Las Vegas can be pleasant because of its mild climate. Brief History: The first known European to visit Las Vegas was Raphael Riviera and that happened in 1892. He decided to leave the Antonio Armijo party to explore other areas where he discovered Las Vegas Springs while Spanish trader Antonio Armijo discovered Las Vegas which means “meadows” in Spanish. Events, Landmarks, Activities: Las Vegas was dubbed as the “Entertainment Capital of the World” because of its casinos, hotels, restaurants, clubs and entertainment venues. Millions of people visit the Sin City especially during Viva Las Vegas festival which is held every Easter weekend and features cars, music, fashion and parties. Tourists flock downtown Las Vegas because of its hotel casinos and other famous attractions such as the Fremont Street Experience. Another popular area is Las Vegas Strip which also has an array of luxury hotels and casinos. Other must-see sites include the Las Vegas Zoo, Chinatown Plaza, Red Rock Canyon and The Neon Museum. Transportation: The best way to explore Las Vegas is by walking, but if the weather is too hot, it is better to take the bus which is also cheap. Other alternative transportations are the monorail and taxi.