I'd only been to Las Vegas once before, maybe 10 years ago, also with Lance. The first thing you see when you get off the plane: slot machines.
We stayed at the Flamingo, which is pretty centrally located, right on "the Strip." The windows are even pink, and there are indeed flamingos everywhere, real ones too!
We were up on the 25th floor with a good view of the Strip, directly across from Caesar's Palace. A few rooms over and we would have had a great view of the fountains at the Bellagio, but you could also see the High Roller, a giant ferris wheel that opened last year.
We saw all the sights from New York, New York to Paris and back to the Flamingo.
We stopped several times during the weekend to catch the famous water/light/music show at the Fountains of Bellagio, and had to peek inside to the see the 2000 hand blown glass blossoms by Chihuly suspended from the ceiling in the lobby.
Of course, the best thing of all was just being able to spend the weekend with my BFF!