Sober in Vegas: Sober Friendly Strip Tips #9, Guardian Angel Cathedral

Hi friends!

I am continuing to try and do a bit shorter posts in order to accommodate taking care of the lil’ one and still be able to blog–so thanks for understanding while I’m still figuring out this new life. 🙂

Today’s post features the Guardian Angel Cathedral, an A-Frame Catholic church built in 1963 thanks to a land donation from Moe Dalitz.

Sober in Vegas Activity Category: Sober Friendly Strip Tips

Time Needed: 30 mins-1 hour

Proximity to Strip: Located near the intersection of Las Vegas Blvd & Desert Inn

Alcohol-Free or Sober-Friendly: Alcohol-Free

Designed by architect Paul Revere Williams, the unique building is worth a stop for anyone interested in modern architecture.

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I feel like I should mention that I’m not Catholic, but found this church to be a welcome respite from the busy day outside on the Las Vegas Strip.

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And if the exterior wasn’t enough to draw you in, the art and stained glass design by sisters Edith & Isabel Piczek inside make even a quick drop in worth it.

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It’s been a goal of mine to find quiet places on the strip–and this is maybe my favorite discovery in this category so far.

I know for me while I’m traveling, especially if it’s with a large group of people, sometimes I need to go on a solo expedition and hide for a bit.

This would be the perfect place to do that if you’re an introvert and stuck on a group trip to Vegas.

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Easily accessible by foot if you’re staying on the strip, the church also has ample free parking if you’re staying further away and want to make the trek via car.  

I hope you’ll take the time to explore the Guardian Angel next time you’re visiting–and if you’re a local, don’t be like me and wait years to come here!


Thanks for reading and happy sobering friends!

 

 

 

 

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