Well, there's a saying that explains "You cannot really understand what the US really are if you haven't seen Las Vegas, even once".
Where did that come from?
It's bright and garish, it never sleeps, it tries to have everything while putting a whopping-heap of VEGAS on top so it isn't, really, you could win a lot but you usually go home wearing a barrel, there are loud and obnoxious people everywhere...
I mean, it's like, perfect.
-Carefully taking sips from the Fire Hose of Knowledge