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The Venetian, Las Vegas

The Venetian, Las Vegas: Our most recommended tours and activities

Las Vegas: Entry to Madame Tussauds with a Gondola Cruise

1. Las Vegas: Entry to Madame Tussauds with a Gondola Cruise

Mix with megastars and get face-to-face with superstars at with a ticket to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, the world’s greatest wax museum. Meet Marvel’s megastars like, Nick Fury, the Hulk, Spiderman, and Captain America. Cruise along the Venetian Hotel and Casino on a gondola ride. Take a ride on Miley’s life-size wrecking ball and bow down to Queen Bey. Take a spin on a DJ set with headliner Steve Aoki. Feel the thrill of plunging in a pool of a million poker chips and party with the Wolf Pack boys. Sail on a gondola cruise on the water outside the iconic Venetian Hotel and Casino with views of the famous Las Vegas Strip. Float beneath bridges, beside cafes, under balconies, and coast down the Grand Canal. Be transported by the soothing sound of the water and the romantic songs of the gondoliers. Complete your experience by selecting the option to add a delicious all-American meal at the Hard Rock Café after your gondola ride.

Secret Food Tours Las Vegas

2. Secret Food Tours Las Vegas

Learn about the story of a city that started from nothing, and has become an unapologetic shrine to excess and change. Discover the home of the iconic shrimp cocktail, and see how the once inexpensive buffet, was transformed into a visually stunning and gastronomic experience with a new price tag to match. Across a 4.2 mile stretch, enjoy world-class cuisine from several countries and more than 20 celebrity chefs. Experience some of the best Vegas has to offer, leave with a better understanding of the unique food history and influence Las Vegas commands in the epicurean cycle. At the end of your tour, you'll have sampled some of Las Vegas' most delicious dishes and gained a better understanding of its culture and history.

From Los Angeles: 7-Day Golden Experience Tour

3. From Los Angeles: 7-Day Golden Experience Tour

Day 1: LOS ANGELES – SANTA BARBARA – 17 MILE DRIVE – CARMEL Depart north up the spectacular California Coast to the first stop in Santa Barbara. Visit a Spanish Mission and continue to Solvang, a quaint Danish community to browse in the local shops. Head north to the world-famous Route #1 where you'll get to see the spectacular California coastline up close (small vehicles will travel the southern portion of route 1 while full-size coaches will travel the 17-mile drive exclusively). Visit the town of Carmel and enjoy some free time to stroll in town before departing to reach your hotel at the Spring Hill Suites by Marriott Oakland Airport. Day 2: SAN FRANCISCO – BAY CRUISE – GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE – CHINATOWN Start your tour at the Fisherman’s Wharf with a cruise in the world-famous bay. See great views of both the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island on your way to Sausalito. Return to Pier 39 for a leisurely lunch before an afternoon tour that takes in all the city’s famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Union square, Chinatown, and Nob Hill. Stay overnight in Modesto. Day 3: MODESTO – YOSEMITE Summer Route: Head east through the farmlands of the Joaquin Valley to Yosemite National Park. Stop at El Capitan, Bridal-Veil Falls, and Half Dome. After a beautiful day in the park, head to Stevenson Ranch and stay the night at the Comfort Inn and Suites Stevenson Ranch. Day 4: STEVENSON RANCH – LAS VEGAS Head east through the desert and Death Valley to arrive at the gambling capital of the world: Las Vegas. Stop for lunch at the outlet mall in Barstow and in the evening, take a tour of the strip to see some amazing hotels such as Caesar’s Palace, Luxor, Mirage, Paris, Venetian, Bellagio, New York New York, Treasure Island, and more. Stay overnight at the Harrah’s Hotel. Day 5: LAS VEGAS – GRAND CANYON – PAGE Start the day traveling through the desert and through the Navajo Indian reservation before you arrive at the south bank of the Grand Canyon. After lunch, continue along the canyon east stopping at some of the Indian market places to browse the handmade arts and crafts. Then, head to the Page and Lake Powell area for the evening where you will stay at the Quality Inn View of Lake Powell. Day 6: ANTELOPE CANYON – BRYCE CANYON Tour the lower Antelope Canyon and visit the spectacular dunes created by the wind, water, and sand. Then head west to Bryce Canyon, home to the most amazing natural sculptures in the world. Experience the unique changing of the colors during the sunset from one of the vista points in the park (this may change due to changing sunset times). After the visit, head towards the town of Kanab, where you will stay overnight at the Days Inn Kanab. On certain departures, the tour will continue to Cedar City for the night. Day 7: ZION PARK – LAS VEGAS Head into Zion Park and enjoy a short walking trail along the Virgin River that runs through the park. Arrive in Las Vegas and head towards Los Angeles for a late night.

Vegas Ghosts: Gangsters, Glitz, and Gore Ghost Tour

4. Vegas Ghosts: Gangsters, Glitz, and Gore Ghost Tour

Embark on the first and only walking ghost tour that brings you straight to the Sin City’s most haunted area: the Las Vegas Strip. On this tour, you will discover the ghosts of Vegas at night, and learn about the famous city's shocking past.  This entertaining and informative walking ghost tour will take you to eight locations including Planet Hollywood, Harrah's, Palazzo, and more. Your knowledgable tour guide will tell you of the hauntings that take place at iconic buildings along The Strip.  Be surprised by the many hidden and lost stories, along with reported hauntings that are sure to send a tingle up your spine. Throughout the spooky experience, learn the darker side of Las Vegas’ most popular attractions. Get the chills as you hear accounts of signs and visitations from prominent mobsters, failed actors seeking vengeance, and victims of ghastly accidents present at each of your stops. Hear their stories told by your experienced guide.

Las Vegas: Buddy V's Ristorante Lunch and Helicopter Flight

5. Las Vegas: Buddy V's Ristorante Lunch and Helicopter Flight

Enjoy the bustling ambiance of Las Vegas with a combo activity to make for the perfect romantic date or special family outing. Try the three-course tasting menu at Buddy V's Ristorante for lunch, then fly over the night sky as you take in the colorful lights of the iconic Strip. Head over to Buddy V's inside of The Venetian Resort. Try the dynamic Italian menu created by Buddy Valastro, best known for TLC's Cake Boss. Delight yourself with his beloved family recipes, like Grandma's Meatballs, My Wife's Eggplant Parm, grilled salmon, and shrimp scampi, as well as dessert. Hop on a helicopter for a thrilling flight overlooking the highlights of the Strip at night. Take in unique sights of the Luxor's Sky beam, the Eiffel Tower replica, the Fountains of Bellagio, Doge's Palace Plaza, and the 1,000-foot-tall Strat & SkyPod.

San Francisco: 6-Day Excursion of Southwestern United States

6. San Francisco: 6-Day Excursion of Southwestern United States

Day 1: SAN FRANCISCO – BAY CRUISE – GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE – CHINATOWN Meet your tour at the Public Library to embark on a city tour. Enjoy a cruise in the world-famous bay. See great views of both the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz island. Return to Pier 39 for a leisurely lunch before an afternoon tour that takes in all the city’s famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, Chinatown, and Nob Hill. Stay overnight in Modesto. Day 2: MODESTO – YOSEMITE Head east through the farmlands of the Joaquin Valley to Yosemite National Park. Stop at El Capitan, Bridal-Veil Falls, and Half Dome. Stay overnight at the Comfort Suites Stevenson Ranch. Day 3: STEVENSON RANCH – LAS VEGAS Head to Las Vegas and stop for lunch at the outlet mall in Barstow. In the evening, take a tour of the strip and see amazing hotels such as Caesar’s Palace, Luxor, Mirage, Paris, Venetian, Bellagio, New York New York, Treasure Island, and more. Stay overnight at Harrah’s Hotel. Day 4: LAS VEGAS – GRAND CANYON – PAGE Start the day traveling through the desert and through the Navajo Indian reservation before arriving at the south bank of the Grand Canyon. Learn how throughout the years, the Colorado river carved its way down to the sea and created a wonderland for geologists. After lunch, continue along the canyon east, stopping at some of the many Indian market places to browse the handmade arts and crafts. Then head to the Page and Lake Powell area for the evening. Day 5: ANTELOPE CANYON – BRYCE CANYON Tour the lower Antelope Canyon and visit the spectacular dunes created by the wind, water, and sand. Then head west to Bryce Canyon, home to the most amazing natural sculptures in the world. Experience the unique changing of the colors during the sunset from one of the vista points in the park (may change due to changing sunset times). After the visit, head towards the town of Kanab. On certain departures, your tour will continue to Cedar City for the night. Day 6: ZION PARK – LAS VEGAS – LOS ANGELES After breakfast, head into Zion Park. Tour the park and enjoy a short walking trail along the Virgin River that runs through the park. Leave for an early evening arrival in Las Vegas with an option for a late night return to Los Angeles.

From Las Vegas: Emerald Cave Kayak Tour with Shuttle Pickup

7. From Las Vegas: Emerald Cave Kayak Tour with Shuttle Pickup

We have 3 different pick up points conveniently located along the Las Vegas Strip (Mandalay Bay, Bellagio, Venetian) where you will be picked up shuttled to the banks of the might Colorado River. We will then paddle through primitive volcanic canyon walls towering over 900’ and through giant volcanic boulders at the opening of Black Canyon. Venture out of your kayaks on land where you will hike up a hill to learn some fascinating history about the area and get a spectacular view of the entire canyon. Back your kayak into the Cave to witness the remarkable emerald green water. Enjoy hanging out with friends and family while enjoying the wildlife drama unfold on both Nevada and Arizona shorelines. Be prepared to see desert bighorn sheep, osprey, falcons, bald eagles, and great blue heron in their natural setting!

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What people are saying about The Venetian, Las Vegas

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 304 reviews

We Took the First Gondola Out in the Morning... Perfect Timing to Beat the Las Vegas Heat and Fun Way to Start the Day!!! Our Gondolier(ess) was Awesome and Knowledgeable... You Really Feel as if You are in Italy!!! Definitely Recommend!!! (Remember to Go to Madame Tussaud's Museum First to Get Your Gondola Validation)

The wax figures of Madame Tussauds are truly remarkable. Yes..some are creepy and a few are way off but majority of the figures are spot on. The gondola ride is EVERYTHING!! The Gondoliers are professional and/or trained singers with phenomenal personalities

The wax museum was great and the boat ride was icing on the cake. Had a great time.

very good and cute. the only complaint is the time.it is too short ride.

beautiful and the worker on the boat was very talented