Ideal for high-stakes gamblers and low-key vacationers, Las Vegas is known for its world-class casinos and award-winning shows. In addition to all the razzle-dazzle, however, the city plays host to a number of unique attractions that are fun for the whole family. Here are some of the can’t-miss hotspots for your trip to Vegas.
Inspired by the famously-opulent town of Bellagio in Italy, this sprawling casino includes all the usually machine and table games. It also includes an 8-acre lake, enhanced by the world-renowned Fountains of Bellagio.
2. The Fremont Street Experience
Spanning five blocks, this celebrated downtown attraction includes the eye-catching Barrel Vault Canopy, which covers 1,500 feet of roadway. Marvel at over 12.5 million LED lights, which combine to create mesmerizing images on a massive display board.
3. Shark Reef Aquarium
With 1.3 million gallons of water, this immersive attraction takes you deep below the ocean’s surface, where some of the Earth’s most dangerous creatures lurk. Enjoy near-360 views of 15 different sharks, along with other colorful aquatic life.
5. The Venetian
The second largest hotel in the world, the Venetian includes over 7,000 rooms and suites. It also features a 120,000-square-foot casino, along with the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum.
5. The Mob Museum
See how organized crime helped shape the history of Las Vegas at this one-of-a-kind attraction. Take an interactive journey through the history of the Mob, complete with rare artifacts, photos, and videos.
6. Stratosphere Tower
Soaring 350.2 meters over the Strip, this popular attraction provides startling views of the city and surrounding desert. It also includes a thrilling roller coaster for those who can stomach the height.
7. The Neon Museum
Opened in 2012, this incredible site houses over 150 neon signs. Take a fascinating tour of 2-acres worth of signage from famous venues, such as Binion’s Horseshoe, The Silver Slipper and the Lucky Cuss Motel.
8. Red Rock Canyon
Approximately 15 miles outside of Las Vegas, the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area includes incredible sandstone peaks, large red rock formations and the famous Keystone Thrust. It’s also a nice, relaxing excursion for casino-weary guests.