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19 Reasons To Call Las Vegas Home

by Josephine Hogan

There are many reasons to be drawn to the amazing city of Las Vegas. Maybe it’s the warmth or the gambling and entertainment. Or the endless nightlife and no last-call. However, there are so many other great reasons to call Las Vegas home.

If you aren’t fully convinced that the city is the best place to call home, then let us help you by sharing some of our reasons we’re in love with this stunning city. And maybe we can help you decide if Sin City is the right choice for you.

1) No State Income Tax

As one of only seven states in the country, Nevada doesn’t pay state income tax. This means, by moving to Las Vegas, you will automatically be saving money from each paycheck.

2) Taxes And Tourism

If you’re looking for a state where you aren’t going to be paying a lot of taxes in general, then Nevada is the place for you. Because of gaming and tourism in the state, you’re able to pay significantly less.

3) People Are Moving Here

Even though 2020 was a difficult economic year, Las Vegas was ranked the second fastest-growing city in the country. Only second to Greenville, North Carolina.

4) No Natural Disasters

While you’ll have to deal with some wind when living in Las Vegas, you won’t experience tragic natural disasters as other cities do. You won’t be finding hurricanes or tornadoes in the city. And though there may be an earthquake, there’s a very small chance for it being a large quake.

5) The Best Restaurants

In Las Vegas, you’ll find you have many world-class dining options to choose from. No matter what you’re looking for, you are likely to find it here. Be sure to check out Honey Salt for a fabulous meal.

6) The Buffet Scene

With all the amazing options for food throughout the city, we can’t forget to mention the all-you-can-eat options available. Here every casino has somewhere like this, though we recommend stopping in at The Buffet at Bellagio.

7) The Higher Education

In Las Vegas, there are some really great options for higher education. Whether you’re looking for a stellar university, a great two-year college, or an amazing four-year college. You will find it all here.

8) The Affordability Of The City

For the size of Las Vegas and the rate that it’s growing, the city is still an affordable place to live. Here you’ll find the average cost of an apartment to be $1,192. Compared to places in California cities that can be over double that price.

9) A Great Place To Retire

There are many great reasons to spend your senior years in the city. While the amazing weather can be a reason to draw you in, it’s hardly the only one. Living on a fixed income is very much doable thanks to the low cost of living and no state income tax.

10) The State And National Parks Nearby

If you’re looking for a great way to spend the day, then consider one of the many state or national parks near Las Vegas. Whether you’re heading to The Grand Canyon, The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, or Valley of Fire State Park, there is something amazing and fun to do.

11) The Amazing Weather

Though there are a few months out of the year where the climate is unbearably hot, the rest of the year is nearly perfect. You’ll find Las Vegas has over 300 days of sunshine to enjoy each year.

12) The Cost Of Living

You can expect to be paying a bit more for living in Las Vegas than the national average. However, compared to states surrounding Nevada, you’ll definitely want to pick the Silver State.

13) The Job Market

Thanks to the hospitality industry, there are a lot of jobs available. However, that’s hardly the only option available throughout the city. And with things opening up again, you’ll find thousands of job options.

14) Professional Sports

If you’re a sports fan, then the city might just be for you. In recent years, Las Vegas has become home to the Raiders, an NFL team. As well as the Knights, an NHL team.

15) A Plethora Of Festivals

No matter what you’re interested in attending, you’re likely to find it here. Check out the iHeart Radio Music Festival, the Rise Lantern Festival, or one of the many other options available throughout the year.

16) All The Road Trip Destinations

When looking to get out of the city for the weekend, there are plenty of options to choose from. Head on over to the Grand Canyon or to Zion National Park, both only a few hours away. Or even head over to Los Angeles, which is only half a day’s drive.

17) So Many Golf Courses

With dozens of golf courses throughout the valley, there is plenty to choose from. Be sure to check out the “hidden gem” Chimera golf course.

18) There’s Always Something To Do

When looking for something to do, you are always going to have options in Las Vegas. Whether you choose to attend a concert or go to a museum, there is plenty of things you can choose from.

19) Plenty of Outdoor Activities

If you love the outdoors, then this just might be the place for you. With so many great places to go nearby, you’ll find there are so many hikes, mountain bikes, or even horseback riding options you can pick.

Even though we’ve only added a small list of some of our favorite reasons to choose Las Vegas, there are so many more reasons to live here. So many it’s just not possible for us to name them all. Let us know in the comments why you want to live in Sin City.

If you’re looking for a new place to live, or are interested in moving to the amazing city of Las Vegas, find your next dream apartment here. And while you’re on your search for the best place to live, head on over to our post about some surprising facts about renting in the city.

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