Things to Do in Las Vegas

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Day Time Activities (All Ages)

Free Activities

  • Bellagio Conservatory - Visit Bellagio's incredible floral exhibit with millions of flowers arranged to create intricate creatures, structures and scenery.
  • Fountains at Bellagio -Every half hour during the day and every 15 minutes at night, you can watch this beautiful water show orchestrated to your favorite songs.
  • Welcome to Las Vegas Sign -You can't visit Vegas without visiting the famous Welcome to Las Vegas Sign!
  • Fremont Street Experience -With live bands, the Fremont Street lights and DJ entertainment are all free - this is experience you don't want to miss.
  • The Shelby Museum -For the car connoisseur, the Shelby Museum has all sorts of rare and famous cars on display.
  • Sirens of Treasure Island -Shown nightly, the story follows seductive Sirens as they lure unsuspecting pirates into their lair.

$10 to $20 Activities

  • The Neon Museum -Check out Vegas' vintage neon light museum! Reservations are recommended.
  • The Pinball Hall of Fame -Over 150 classic pinball machines and 50 arcade games for $0.50 or less.
  • The Mob Museum -Learn about the mobster life of crime and the law enforcement that saved Vegas.
  • National Atomic Testing Museum -In collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, this museum documents the making of the nuclear bomb!
  • Discovery Children's Museum -From learning about the power of water to eco-friendly sustainability to mad science experiments this museum has something for all ages!
  • Natural History Museum -Learn about dinosaur mummies, ancient Egypt, and all sorts of wildlife including a live shark and sting ray tank!
  • Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art -The Bellagio Gallery features some of the world's most famous artists, from Picasso to Warhol and more.
  • Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat -Lions and tigers and dolphins, oh my! The Secret Garden has all sorts of exotic creatures in their Habitat.
  • Adventuredome Theme Park -Vegas' number one theme park with over 20 attractions including the Inverter, Canyon Blaster, laser tag and mini golf!
  • Circus Circus Carnival Midway -Enjoy classic carnival games and try to win the best prizes including the giant stuffed animals!
  • The Eiffel Tower Experience -The Eiffel Tower has one of the best and most romantic views of the Strip located 46 stories about the ground!
  • Mandalay Bay Shark Reef -The Shark Reef is home to over 2,000 animals including sea turtles, jelly fish, a komodo dragon and of course, plenty of sharks.
  • Gondola Ride at the Venetian -Take a beautiful, relaxing ride along the canals at the Venetian while being serenaded with romantic music.
  • Springs Preserve -The Springs Preserve is one of the best ways to experience the living desert through botanical gardens, interactive exhibits and all sorts of plant and animal wildlife.
  • The Roller Coaster at New York-New York -Not only will you enjoy this thrilling roller coaster but you get a great view of the Strip as well.

$20+ Activities

  • Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition -Experience the Titanic firsthand through authentic artifacts and replicated rooms on board the ship!
  • Madame Tussauds -See your favorite celebrities up close and personal at Madam Tussaud's famous wax museum!
  • Stratosphere Amusement Rides -If you enjoy roller coasters and thrill rides, try them from over 1,100 feet from the ground!
  • BODIES The Exhibition -There are over 200 real specimens on display to learn about the human body in a unique opportunity like none other.
  • CSI: The Experience -Become an actual Crime Scene Investigator by solving an intricate crime using the latest in forensic science.
  • Wet 'n' Wild -Cool off from the summer heat at this awesome water park with extreme rides like the Rattler and the Royal Flush!
  • Vegas Indoor Skydiving -Ever wanted to go sky diving but don't want to actually dive off a plane? Then take advantage of this indoor sky diving arena!
  • The Mob Attraction -Immerse yourself in the world of the mob through authentic artifacts, memorabilia, exhibits and photos.

Night Life

Cirque du Soleil Shows

Las Vegas Headliners, Musicals and Entertainment


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