Top attractions in Las Vegas
Top sights in Las Vegas
Call it Sin City if you want, but there's no denying that the Entertainment Capital of the World has a unique allure. After all, it took a lot more than seedy clichés to make Las Vegas one of the world's leading tourist destinations!
Vegas isn't a place to be enjoyed on the cheap! Set the tone for extravagance with Helicopter tours of the city's kitsch architecture and surrounding desert landscapes.
Death Valley, the hottest corner of North America, may be ominously named but its beauty is quite humbling, and it even blooms in spring. Just bring plenty of water!
The Las Vegas Strip boasts many of the world's largest hotels and casinos, all hosting their own dazzling shows. Take the scenic route by limo!
The choreographed fountains in front of the Bellagio hotel "dance" every 15 minutes from 8pm till midnight (and every 30 in the afternoons)!
The huge volcano in front of the Mirage hotel is another attraction in the same vein. It erupts on the hour from 8pm till midnight and, oddly, smells like pina coladas!
If gambling in the casinos isn't enough to set your pulse racing then how about zipping around the thrilling Motor Speedway in a luxury sports car?
You might be able to see the canyon's breathtaking red rock formations from your hotel window but getting up close to the Red Rock Canyon is a must for avid hikers, rock climbers, and mountain bikers!
The Hoover Dam Bypass is actually called the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, but neither name really does justice to this spectacular feat of engineering!
Did somebody say feat of engineering? The Hoover Dam's art-deco design is impressive inside and out, although the exterior's breathtaking enormity is truly something to behold.
The tallest freestanding observation tower in the US offers the best views in Las Vegas, as well as a revolving restaurant and four terrifying amusement rides!
Unless you have a high tolerance for heat, plan your trip either side of summer. If you want to avoid the crowds then visit during the week.
From cabs and double-decker buses to helicopters and the Las Vegas monorail, the city has no shortage of ways to travel. Just remember that everything gravitates towards the Strip.
Women shouldn't have a problem but male dress codes differ for nightclubs so it's worth checking them online. Generally speaking though, a shirt and decent shoes go a long way.
You're on your own there! Good luck!
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What people are saying about Las Vegas
This was my first time in the Grand Canyon in and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. It was awesome we enjoyed everything from the ride and the bus driver to the beautiful scenery of the Grand Canyon it was breathtaking. I would recommend everyone to do it, it is a once in a lifetime experience.
Our bus driver Walter was wonderful! He was very friendly and informative. 5 stars for Walter. The tour was excellent and scenery was beautiful. Unfortunately on this trip we didn't get the wagon ride, play cowboy games or watch the shootout. That was the reason we picked this tour.
it was good trip of 4 people. our driver Anthony made sure we were comfortable and suggested the different options in grand canyon. we spent around 3.5 hrs in the GC exploring the different viewpoints through the shuttles.
An amazing experience. Excellent customer service, and wonderful tour guy. Denny is an excellent, knowledgable and funny tour guy. Thanks Denny, I hope next time with could have you again.
This tour was amazing! Denny went above and beyond to make us all have a great time and he is most perfect and getting the best photo opportunities. Simply amazing. Will return again.