Walking from the Golden Nugget to El Cortez at night
Started by red32 on Friday, 25th January 2013 9:52 am
Taking all my employes to Vegas for the superbowl and they want to head downtown one night. Some of the employees are in their 60's and are from the Midwest. How far of a walk is it and what's the area like?
Last response by Happygirl21 29th January 5:55pm
Drake responded on Friday, 25th January 2013
You sound like my kind of boss. You hiring?
The walk from GN to EC felt like a 1/2 mile to me, maybe a little less. An easy stroll, mostly under the FSE canopy. The last stretch from the FSE to El Cortez may feel a little rougher around the edges, but it's safe.
JustaGigolo responded on Friday, 25th January 2013
I was just there last week, by myself, at night. It's not a great neighborhood, but if they're walking in a group they'll probably be fine. It's < 10 minutes on foot. The only sketchy part is from LV Blvd to El Cortez, and on weekends they'll pass by some trendy alt-crowd establishments with lines down the sidewalk, but they also might get solicited by panhandlers or have to step over drunks. LVPD bike patrols are fairly plentiful. Here's the route in Google maps, and if you use Street View you can get an idea of how the atmosphere changes once you step out of the Fremont Street Experience.
Happygirl21 responded on Friday, 25th January 2013
I too was just there last week, it was fine ( I was there as a solo female traveler) no issues at all :)
Ps- What a nice boss!!!!!
red32 responded on Friday, 25th January 2013
Thanks for the info. As far as being a nice boss they have all earned it, they are what makes the company run.
sandyastrogl1de replied on Friday, 25th January 2013
Kudos to you, wish more bosses saw things that way.
Happygirl21 replied on Tuesday, 29th January 2013
And modest too ! I'm sure your employees appreciate being appreciated! Hope you all have great time!
fatbastard responded on Friday, 25th January 2013
So..if I may ask Mr. Excellent Bossman...you said head downtown for a night. Where are you all staying on the strip? Inquiring mind(s) want to know.