Upon arrival, tackle the melting pot of dining options: Elegant Gallagher's Steakhouse, a prime spot for Vegas surf and turf, is modeled after the classic Manhattan restaurant that opened in 1927. Enjoy Northern Italian fare on Il Fornaio's "sidewalk" patio, or kick the spice up a notch with chiles rellenos at Gonzalez Y Gonzalez. For a classic pub experience, head to Nine Fine Irishmen and pull up a stool to your very own tap of stout beer. Beer connoisseurs and late-night revelers alike will appreciate Pour 24, where 24 American craft beers are offered 24 hours a day.
After enjoying New York New York's culinary delights, explore the entertainment. Hop on the Roller Coaster (surcharge) for barrel rolls, flips, and a 144-foot drop. For a ground-level thrill, adult-themed Zumanity, The Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil features acrobatics and burlesque. When you're ready to get down to business, the New York New York casino offers dozens of gaming tables and thousands of slots. At the race and sports book, wager on your favorite teams while tracking the action on 28 large flat-panel TVs and digital score tickers.
Despite the temptation to stay indoors, the pool area gives you good reason to catch some rays. Spend the day in a luxury cabana (surcharge), or for quiet relaxation, visit the Spa at New York New York, whether for a 15-minute massage or a half-day package.
Guestrooms and suites are outfitted with flat-panel TVs, clock radios with MP3 docks, and high-speed wireless Internet access. You can opt for a suite, with a spacious living room, wet bar, and views of The Strip--perfect for entertaining. Feel like spending an evening in? Order an in-room massage or 24-hour room service.