Las Vegas Activities
50 Fun Things to do in Las Vegas
There are 1001 Las Vegas activities you can see and do while there. Not only along the four-mile, neon-drenched Strip and the brightly illuminated Freemont Street Experience in downtown Vegas. For tourist-style amenities and entertainment at bargain rates, check out the casino hotels where the “locals” go. You will find them away from the Strip and some in the downtown area.
Listed on this page are 50 favorite Las Vegas activities. Most are free or are priced for budget travellers. Enjoy and have fun!
1 See the White tigers at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden: The Mirage
2 Lake of Dreams at Wynn. 140 foot mountain covered with 1500 trees, waterfall and three-acre lake.
3 Get face to face with sharks at Shark Reef, Mandalay Bay
4 Animated birds and animals: Sam’s Town Atrium
5 Among my favorite Las Vegas activities: Be entertained by strolling mimes: Canal Shoppes, Venetian
6 Classic Car Collection: Imperial Palace
7 High impact Motion Simulator Rides at Luxor.
8 Don’t miss the $70 million Fremont Street Experience, downtown.
9 See Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at the Tropicana
10 Visit the Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage
11 See the World’s Largest Atrium: Luxor
12 Visit the glitziest museum in the world: Liberace Museum (1775 E. Tropicana)
13 1,200 feet off the ground Roller Coaster: on top of the Stratosphere Tower
14 View an exquisite Collection of Fine Art”: Bellagio
15 Love Hamburgers and Harley’s?: Harley-Davidson Cafe
16 There are Flamingos and African Penguins at the Flamingo Hilton
17 X-Scream Thrill Ride 900 feet above the strip at Stratosphere.
18 Visit Madame Toseau’s Wax Museum: Venetian
19 Watch the Dragon Battle the Magician: Excalibur’s moat
20 Ride the Roller Coaster: New York-New York
21 Submerging yourself in a magnificent Garden of Fragrance and color at the Bellagio is another of the Las Vegas activities you can enjoy.
22 Visit the Guinness Book of World Records Museum (2780 Las Vegas Blvd. S.)
23 See the New York City Skyline: New York-New York Hotel/Casino
24 Watch the Dancing Fountains: Bellagio Hotel/Casino
25 Circus Performances every 45 minutes at Circus Circus
26 Take a Paddlewheel Cruise on Lake Mead: Desert Princess (293-6180)
27 See one of World’s Largest Gold Nuggets: Golden Nugget
28 Ride a Runaway Train (Excalibur’s Magic Motion Machines)
29 See the world’s Largest Collection of Gambling Books: Gambler’s Book Club (630 E. 11th)
30 Stroll under a Changing Simulated Sky: Forum Shops at Caesars
31 See the only Pyramid-Shaped Hotel in the world: Luxor
32 One of the typical Las Vegas activities: Swim-up Blackjack Table at the Tropicana
33 Carnival Midway, over 200 games at Circus Circus
34 Witness a Volcano Eruption: The Mirage
35 Fountain Sculptures Come To Life: Forum Shops at Caesars
36 See the Largest Coke Bottle at the Coca Cola Store, Showcase Mall.
37 Visit the Eiffel Tower: Paris Hotel & Casino
38 Cheapest way to get around: Shuttle Bus
39 Best place to visit Small Town America: Boulder City, where gambling is still illegal
40 Watch the surf at the Wave Pool: Mandalay Bay
41 Best Casino for Covering Large Bets: Binion’s Horseshoe
42 Biggest Poker Room on the Strip: The Mirage
43 Best Sports Book for style: Las Vegas Hilton
44 Best Get-Away from The Strip: Red Rock Canyon
45 Best Place for People Watching: Caesars Forum Shops
46 Ride in a Gondola: Venetian
47 Eat the Largest Hot Dog: Slots-A-Fun, next to Circus Circus
48 Best reason to rise early: to see the Sunrise Over the Desert
49 Tour the Cactus Garden and sample chocolates: Ethel M Chocolate Factory
50 The best of all Las Vegas activities: Gamble! Gamble! Gamble!
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