If you’ve ever been near a casino in your entire life, you certainly know that Fremont Street in Las Vegas has been the home of some of the most famous casinos in history such as Four Queens, Golden Nugget, and Fremont Hotel and Casino.
While Vegas’ second most popular streets is undoubtedly a gambler’s haven, you may also know it as the body and soul of Las Vegas, the picture of Sin City that went into the world and captured the hearts of millions. Numerous TV shows, movies, and music videos have been filmed on Fremont Street, including U2’s I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For and the legendary car scene from the 1971 James Bond classic Diamonds Are Forever.
However, the history of Fremont Street began way before the neon lights found their way into its every corner and it became known as Glitter Gulch. Namely, Fremont Street, named after American politician and explorer John Charles Frémont is as old as the city itself. It was the first paved street in Las Vegas and the first street to have traffic lights!
Unsurprisingly, Fremont Street’s celebrated casino La Bayou was one of the first in the country to get a gambling license. After that, casino after casino sprung throughout the street and the rest is legend.
Nowadays, Fremont Street has much more to offer than just luxurious casinos, including a wildly successful endeavor known as the Slotzilla, which is an awesome zip line that lets you experience Vegas from above, the unavoidable pedestrian mall called the Fremont Street Experience, the must-see Mob Museum, and the glorious Viva Vision, the Fremont Street light show that will take your breath away.
Fremont Street is a street where anything and everything can happen. With My Vegas Limo Tour’s 2-hour tour around Las Vegas, you can see all the best attractions and landmarks Fremont Street has to offer while sipping champagne in your very own stretch limousine. Life can’t get much better than that, now can it?