The Las Vegas Strip is considered one of the most photographed streets in the United States

Posted on: Jan 29, 2023 7:51 am.

Last updated on: January 29, 2023 07:51.

The neon lights so prominent on the Las Vegas Strip seem to make a pretty picture since the world’s most famous cluster of casinos is one of the most photographed streets by Instagrammers.

Las Vegas Strip
The Las Vegas Strip. It has been ranked as one of the most scenic streets in the United States. (Picture: Eater Vegas)

A recent survey by FINN, a car dealership specializing in sustainability, ranks the Strip as the fourth most beautiful street in the United States, behind Broadway in New York, Route 66 and Bourbon Street in New Orleans. The Strip ranks second behind Broadway and ahead of Route 66 on the basis of being “picturesque”.

Next is The Las Vegas Strip with more than 3.2 million Instagram posts. The Strip is the beating heart of the city and is home to some of the world’s largest hotels, resorts and of course the casinos that have made the city world famous,” noted FINN.

The Strip, which is an unincorporated portion of Clark County, extends 4.2 miles of Las Vegas Boulevard, terminating at Sahara Avenue at the north end and Russell Road at the south end. Mandalay Bay, operated by MGM Resorts International, ranks as the Strip’s southernmost integrated resort while Sahara is the northernmost, though some non-Vegas residents say that Golden Entertainment’s Strat is part of the Strip.

Las Vegas Strip not far from the perfect score

Using data from Instagram posts and TikTok views, FINN ranked the most picture-perfect streets in the US, with Broadway being the only one to receive a perfect 10 score.

The Las Vegas Strip did not finish fourth with a score of 9.63. Along with New York’s Theater District, Route 66, Bourbon Street and the Strip, other members of the picture-perfect list include Florida’s Ocean Drive, Chicago’s Michigan Avenue, San Francisco’s Lombard Street and the Californian section of the Pacific Coast Highway research company, among others.

In terms of TikTok views, the Strip reached 47.2 million, behind Broadway, Bourbon Street, Route 66, Michigan Avenue and Ocean Drive.

“The most popular street on TikTok is Broadway, the street in Manhattan with 6.8 billion views on the platform. Stretching the entire length of Manhattan from City Hall to the Bronx, Broadway is one of New York’s most famous tourist attractions thanks to its many theaters that draw crowds from around the world with their lavish performances,” Finn noted.

Interestingly, Caesars Entertainment — the second-largest operator on the Strip — is working with commercial real estate developer SL Green on the possibility of bringing a casino-hotel to Times Square.

Nevada scores as a picturesque state

Aided in large part by the aforementioned Instagram and TikTok craze for the Las Vegas Strip, FINN ranks Nevada as the second most scenic state, behind only New York. California, which borders Nevada to the west, took third place.

“It’s all because of the Las Vegas Strip, one of the most photographed streets in the USA, which attracts tourists from all over the world thanks to its famous nightlife,” says FINN.

The top three picture-perfect states according to FINN’s data collection efforts are Illinois, Oregon and California.