Moving from Austin, TX, to Las Vegas, NV
Are You Moving from Austin, TX, to Las Vegas, NV?
Both Austin and Las Vegas offers residents a hot, sunny climate, cultural and ethnic diversity, and all kinds of entertainment. Only Las Vegas, however, offers the opportunity to live, work, and play surrounded by spectacular desert landscape and a virtual playground of entertainment options. A climate conducive to enjoying the outdoors year-round and an enviable quality of life made possible by the city’s low cost of living, variety of educational options, and diverse cultural and entertainment scene makes moving to Las Vegas like hitting the jackpot!
What Can Las Vegas offer that Austin Can't?
The information below will help you realize why moving from Austin to Las Vegas could be the best move you’ve ever made.
- Climate – The bright sunshine and warm temperatures you’ve grown accustomed to in Austin will follow you to Las Vegas, minus the intense thunderstorms and rogue weather patterns common in Texas. Summer in Las Vegas is hot and dry with average highs in the mid-90s and average lows in the 70s. The short Las Vegas winters are mild with highs in the 60s and lows around 40. Rainfall is scant, and snowfall is rare. You may never need an umbrella again!
- Education – Clark County School District serves about 315,000 students and operates standard curriculum schools and at least 25 alternative schools and alternative programs. The area is home to at least 40 private schools, 30 home schooling programs, and a number of technical schools. When it’s time for your kids to start college, the College of Southern Nevada, the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts are all located in the city. Other nearby options include University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the University of Southern Nevada.
- Entertainment – Austin may be known as “The Live Music Capital of the World,” but Las Vegas is known as “The Entertainment Capital of the World.” Las Vegas may conjure images of glitzy casinos, but you’ll soon discover there’s a whole lot more to do in Vegas than try your luck at a slot machine! Downtown Las Vegas is a great place to browse museums and art galleries, shop, or enjoy dinner and cocktails at any number of restaurants and nightspots. You can catch the works of local artists and musicians at the monthly “First Friday” event, or see a Broadway show, the opera, or a dance performance at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. For a taste of the outdoors, you can relax, hike or bike at any number of area parks and trail systems. Golf courses, dog parks, community centers, and sports facilities are scattered throughout the city. College sports, minor league baseball, professional hockey and boxing, and NASCAR races, and rodeos should keep the sports buff in your family entertained. Some of the most exquisite natural wonders in the country, such as the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, Southern California beaches, and Death Valley are perfectly located for a day trip.
- Economy – While Austin is known for its hi-tech industries, tourism, the industries of gaming and tourism drive the Las Vegas economy, with the retail and restaurant industries also playing a key role. The city’s favorable tax rates have attracted light manufacturing, banking, and other commercial interests to the area. The area’s increasing economic diversity should make it easy for you to find your dream job!
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas!
Whatever your reasons for moving from Austin to Las Vegas, the odds are high that your exciting new life in the entertainment capital of the world will making moving to Vegas the best move you’ve ever made!
Check out U-Pack for your move. We have service centers in both the Austin and Las Vegas areas, so we can help you move door-to-door without having to drive. Get a free moving quote to learn more.