Long-distance walking is appropriate for a trek in the Himalayas, not for getting around Vegas. Instead, make use of the Las Vegas monorail and trams. We bet you didn't even know these cool train-like transport systems existed outside of Disneyland and Springfield. Well, they do. And they make getting up and down the Las Vegas Strip a whiz.
4.5 Monorails and Trams
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Get your walking shoes on. We bought a five day pass for the Monorail because we were told it was conveniently located to get around the Strip. Only used it once because it is so far from everything. Don't waste your money!
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These are different than the longer, official Las Vegas Monorail system on the other side of Las Vegas Boulevard, which you have to pay to ride and which you can read about here: Las Vegas Monorail price. Now on to the three free trams: These three non-related systems offer a patchwork of convenience for walking-weary tourists. They can save you both a lot of time, as well as blisters on your feet. In fact, someone staying at the southernmost end of the strip, Mandalay Bay could go nearly the entire length of the Strip, all the way up to the Wynn, just by walking a couple of blocks and by taking three free monorails.
There are actually four monorails on the Las Vegas Strip: three free trams on the west side, and the long, main one on the east side, which we are discussing here. Go here to read more about the three free monorails that are part of the Las Vegas tram system. This main one, running the length of the east side of the Strip is officially called the Las Vegas Monorail. It runs 3.