Las Vegas Meets La-la Land

Inside its surreal new superhotels, the city synonymous with glitz is taking fantasy to the max and creating an escapist mecca

Take a Vegas vacation like you've never seen Richard Wolkomir's tongue-in-cheek tour of the city's new superhotels. Through a Caribbean never-never land, into an ersatz Camelot or Oz, or off to simulated ancient Egypt; these megahotels dish up fantasy on a gigantic scale. For anyone trying to transport their family into another reality, this journey into holiday hype is the next best thing to being there.