Las Vegas has long called itself “The Entertainment Capital of the World,” and that’s not the least bit of hyperbole. From casinos to shopping and all the nightclubs in between, there is always something to do in Vegas. Here are 10 awesome things to do in Vegas and only one is a casino:
Let’s get it out of the way first. There are 104 casinos for you to try your luck as in Las Vegas. Many of them also double as hotels, so that you can stay-and-play.
While the Vegas Strip is primarily thought of in relation to the casinos and resorts located on it, there are a number of non-gambling attractions. To begin with – the world-famous Vegas lights. There is a roller coaster, a bungee jumping place and many shopping malls, just to name a few things you can find on The Strip.
Hoover Dam Tour
This technically isn’t in Vegas, but the Hoover Dam is only 50 miles away and there are several bus tours that take day-trips. Some of them even include rafting the Hoover Dam
Tour the Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is a bit of a road trip from Vegas. 4 hours, but it’s you’re that close, you might as well make the trip. There are some places in Vegas that offer combined tours of the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon, including the Canyon Skywalk.
High Roller Observation Wheel
This could have been included in the Vegas Strip section, but the High Roller is an astounding 550-feet high and it’s imposing figure over Las Vegas deserves its own mention.
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck
You don’t have to go all the way to Paris to see an Eiffel Tower. Las Vegas has its own version of the landmark, and yes, you can go to the top.
Explore the mines of Eldorado Canyon
This shower is perfect for a minimalist who doesn’t want a cramped bathroom.
Live the movies of the ’50s by racing a Ferrari at the SpeedVegas racetrack. Offering 75 exotic cars to race, as well as the option of bringing your own car, you’ll quench your need for speed.
Big Bus Night Tour
Who doesn’t love a bus night tour? This is a superb way to view the lights perched on the top of a double-decker open bus. The guides will tell you everything you never knew you wanted to know about Vegas.
Red Rock Canyon
The Red Rock Canyon offers stunning landscape and hiking trails to explore.