The MGM Grand is a luxury Las Vegas strip-based Mega resort. It is the second largest hotel in the world. The resort features everything a person could want in a destination vacation: an abundance of shopping, fine dining and exciting nightlife.
The MGM Grand broke ground on October 7, 1991. The official opening was December 18, 1993. The original theme of the hotel was “The Wizard of Oz.”
The 30 floor main building is 293 feet high. The outdoor area covers 6.6 acres. The convention center is 380,000 sq. ft. and the casino is the largest in Clark County at 171,500 sq. ft.
The MGM Grand features 16 restaurants, shops, five outdoor pools with rivers and waterfalls, The Grand Spa, fitness center, salon, wedding chapel, convention center, casino, MGM Grand Garden Arena and CBS Television City.
The MGM is one of three hotels on the Strip with a 13th floor.
The Lion statue at the main entrance in the largest bronze statue in the U.S.
The MGM was featured in the movies “Bringing Down the House,” “Ocean’s 11,” “Vegas Vacation” and “The Great White Hype.”
The MGM is home to Cirque du Soleil’s production of KA.
Studio 54 is a copy of the famous New York City nightclub.