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21. "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign

Commercial artist Betty Willis designed the flashy, Midcentury sign that has become a Sin City icon. It was installed at the south end of the Strip in 1959 and remains the city's most famous neon welcome mat. Park for free to get a close-up of the 25-foot sign.
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