Tour Guide Books

Las Vegas History and Guide Books by Jerry Fink


Jerry Fink came from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Las Vegas in 1988.  He drove a cab and noticed how his tips improved when he told stories, and pointed out landmarks, of Las Vegas history.  He put them down in print and for over twenty years these books helped tourists and locals appreciate the city.

These guides to Las Vegas have been sold at the Stratosphere, Gamblers General Store, and other venues throughout Las Vegas. Jerry Fink’s books exposes the secret histories of Las Vegas, as well as the locations and dates which make these sought after books so valuable for tour guides, educators, and visitors to Sin City.

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Downtown Las Vegas History

Did you know the trains were stored at what is now the Las Vegas Premium Outlet Mall?  Stories about the El Cortez, Atomic Liquors, the first package liquor store/tavern to be licensed in Vegas, or the  behind the scenes look at the Fremont Street Experience, this book is designed for those who want more info about this fascinating part of Las Vegas history.   $5.99

Las Vegas Off Strip History

The Hard Rock Cafe and the history of casinos that are no longer standing.  This exhaustive collection of facts constains the most concise, complete, and comprehensive information about the Las Vegas Off Strip that has ever been made available.  $29.95




The History of the Las Vegas Strip

From the opening of the El Rancho Vegas , the first themed resort on the strip, to the opening of Steve Wynn’s Mirage, the first of the mega resorts, you’ll find this collection to be a valuable reference book!  Answers the questions many folks have about the origin of Las Vegas.   $29.95



History of Las Vegas Neighborhood Hotel/Casinos

This is where the locals party!  From the Skyline Casino and Sam’s Town on Boulder Highway to the Fiesta Casino, a very thorough review of the history of the neighborhood casinos in Las Vegas. Photographs and maps are also included in this complete, concise, and comprehensive book of information on the present and future of Las Vegas neighborhoods.  $29.95

NOTE: No shipments to countries outside of the USA.  Cover depictions may vary.  These publications are spiral bound and shipped media mail.