Sin City: A First Timer’s Guide to a Fun Girls’ Getaway Weekend in Vegas

The time has finally come for you to visit the place officially known as America’s Adult Playground! Your idea of Vegas has been established based off of what you’ve seen on TV and in movies. But even in watching these movies and shows, you’ve always wondered what your experience would be like. Maybe you’ll have a wild experience like the guys from The Hangover or maybe you’ll have an all-out good time like everyone did in Think Like a Man Too but however you experience Vegas, just know there won’t be a dull moment, especially with your best gal pals!

It’s pretty common for women to have girls nights’ out or even girls nights’ in and with that you can even have a Vegas themed girls night in but nothing would ever come close to the actual experience of the Vegas Strip. So get all your girlfriends together and get ready for an experience unlike any other! Here is your guide to what to do for a girls weekend in Vegas for first-timers.

What to Pack

Just a generalized idea of what to pack for a girls trip in Vegas, you want to make sure you at least have these essentials:

  • Swimsuits/sunglasses
  • Sandals/tennis shoes/ high heels
  • Sundresses/rompers/ party dresses
  • Sunscreen
  • Shorts/tank tops


*Just a word of caution, Las Vegas gets around 294 days of sun per year with high temps of 104 degrees, according to, so it’s very important to pack sunscreen of the right SPF for your skin.*

Have a Tea Party at the Waldorf Astoria Tea Lounge

If you Thought Disney World was the only place you could have a tea party like a princess then think again. The Waldorf Astoria in Las Vegas offers its guests a lavish spread of afternoon tea and cute little finger foods on some of the most gorgeous plates! Just remember, this isn’t an event you can just walk up to… need to make reservations for you and the girls!

Go For a Morning Hike at Red Rock Canyon

It may not seem like it but there is more to Las Vegas than The Strip and that’s what a lot of people forget to realize. Red Rock Canyon is one of Las Vegas’ natural wonders. You can experience the beautiful scenic drive or experience nature full-on by hiking one of their hiking trails. It’s definitely a great way to get one of your mornings started.

Party VIP Style at XS Night Club

When it comes to partying in Las Vegas, you and your girls will have several options but XS is THE night club to get the ultimate party experience. Did you know that XS made #1 on the annual Night Club and Bar Top 100 List for three years straight since 2015? That should show you that XS knows how to treat their guests.

From bottle service to pure gold accents, you and your crew can experience the plush side of Vegas at XS, just be sure to get your names on the guest list! Once your names are on the lists you can skip the lines and get free or reduced entry! Also, the dress code of fashionable nightlife attire is strictly enforced so be sure to get dolled up in your bells and whistles and party like the true rockstars you are!

Go See the Real Magic Mike Show

You would think that a show like this is only appropriate for a bachelorette weekend, right? Well, you’re wrong! If you thought the movie was hot, wait until you see these gorgeous men put on a thrilling and interactive 80-minute show for you and your girls in person! Just imagine a policeman, fireman, tight jeans, abs, and tight cheeks… that sounds like a good time for ANY occasion.

Zip Line The Strip on the FLY LINQ

Calling all thrill seekers! If you or any of the girls have a need for speed or are adrenaline junkies, then you’ll want to get your heart racing on the FLY LINQ. Did you know that the FLY LINQ is the Las Vegas Strip’s only zip line? So just imagine how many people are trying to get this thrilling experience. Because it’s the only zip line for the Vegas Strip make sure you have the patience to experience a bird’s eye view of the majestic Las Vegas.

Do a Little Shopping at the Fashion Show Mall

What woman doesn’t enjoy shopping? As hard as it is to believe, there are some women who actually don’t like shopping but for your group of friends, let’s say that everyone likes to shop! The thing that makes this particular mall give shoppers a unique shopping experience is that they host fashion shows every weekend of brands that you can actually shop for in the mall. Think of this mall as a Las Vegas version of your hometown mall.