Las Vegas! The city which never sleeps; the city that is the perfect destination to get all your dreams to come true. As soon as the night falls, the glittering streets and the ravishing clubs and casinos will welcome you with open arms. No matter how much you are tired of having a sightseeing tour throughout the day, you can’t avoid the call of free slot games, live casinos, and numerous thrilling performances and so on. But, Las Vegas is not entirely about all these glamor and glitter. There are several other places to visit in this city. So, if you are in Las Vegas for the first time, have a memorable trip by visiting these places. Have a look-
- The Strip
Talking about Las Vegas means there will be The Strip on the top of the list. Centrally located, this Las Vegas Boulevard runs throughout the city, from the northeast to the southwest and it is lined with the most entertainment palaces on both sides of The Strip. Once you are here, you can enjoy the exclusive performances, luxurious hotel rooms, and obviously the top-class dining. If you want to enjoy the sight you can do that any time, but to enjoy here the most, you should visit at night. The night is always young at The Strip and you will get younger once you are here.
- The Mob Museum
If you are aware of the Mob in the history of the USA, you will find it quite interesting in this museum, officially known as National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, this museum portrays everything technologically that includes, fashion trends, individuals, cultural events, etc. of that time. The portrayal and the video clippings are interactive to make those more interesting to the viewers. While you are in Las Vegas, you should include this one in your sightseeing tour.
3.Fremont Street Experience
Las Vegas is the city of lights, glitter, and glamor. To find these at their best, you have to visit Fremont Street to get wooed by the awesome light and sound show. Under the 90-foot high canopy, the colorful neon lights and the loud music will play with your senses and you will get hypnotized. During the show, all the casinos and other performance houses put off their lights and then a pillar of light announces the beginning of the show. If you miss it, it will be your loss.
4.Red Rock Canyon National Convention Area
If you take interest in hiking and rock climbing, this is the place you should not miss when you are in Las Vegas. The stunning formation of the red rocks will open an attractive side of nature in front of you once you are here. This place is quite popular among the campers as they often come here for camping. Also, the loop road is perfect for bicycle tours. Though the actual Red Rock Canyon is quite small, the surrounding area is worth visiting.
5.Fountains of Bellagio
This fountain has been formed from the artificial lake of Bellagio, Las Vegas where the canons shoot water and the water dances like the ballerinas. This is one of the most stunning sights that you can only find in Las Vegas. Today, there are 1000 fountains, along with the shooting sprays that spray water 450 feet into the air. To get the best view of this fountain, you have to reach there early.
6.The Secret Garden
This is basically a dolphin habitat, established by the famous musician duo, Siegfried & Roy, and has become one of the best places to visit in Las Vegas. Not only the dolphins, but, now the place is also the home for lions, white tigers, and panthers. If you want to have more fun, you can paint, do yoga and swim with the animals, but you have to pay the additional cost for that.
7.The Neon Museum
You will get to see only neon lights in Las Vegas as the sun sets. Then, why this museum is worth to visit? Actually, here you get to see those hoardings, nameplates, signs, etc. which were in use for years. You can have a guided tour to know the history of these signs. You will find certain signs at their old condition, while some of them are kept as those were found, even if the entire part couldn’t be restored.
If you love to take a ride on Ferris wheel, you should not miss the extraordinary ride to the largest Ferris wheel in the world, High Roller, in Las Vegas. You may find it impossible to visit the entire Las Vegas in your limited holiday. Take a ride and you can get the best view of Las Vegas which is always bumping up with life and light. This Ferris wheel comprises of 28 glass cabins which can accommodate around 40 people inside.
If you are a brave heart and want to experience the adventure at the wildest form, then go for skydiving from Stratosphere Tower, the tallest building in Las Vegas and the tallest freestanding tower in the USA. The height of the tower is nearly 1149 foot. This is not for the weak hearts and for those who are afraid of heights.
If you are looking for a place in Las Vegas where you can spend great family time, visit the glass dome in the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino. Built on the five-acre area, this dome has diversified features to keep you engaged throughout the day. There are two roller-coaster rides, several virtual reality shows, spinning rides, and many more to enjoy. There are also clown shows, mini-golf games, etc. to keep you engaged. If you get an all-day wristband, you will also get discounts.
So, Las Vegas is a mystery in itself with so many amazing things. It is really impossible to cover everything in one trip. Enjoy the trip with your friends and have the best time of your life.