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Things To Do In Las Vegas

Pieces of vintage Vegas can still be found along this pedestrian walkway in the heart of downtown. Fremont Street is where the city's first casinos emerged, earning it the nickname "Glitter Gulch" for their neon displays. Today, the street is home to classic hotels featuring celebrity impersonators and nickel slots, kitschy souvenir shops and some of the city's greatest people-watching.

Fremont Street
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-892-0711

Take a day to relax in the natural splendor of Red Rock Canyon, located just 17 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip. One of the Mojave Desert's most beautiful attractions, this national conservation area features a 13-mile scenic drive, an extensive network of hiking and mountain biking trails, rock climbing, camping, horseback riding and a visitor center.

Charleston Boulevard and State Route 159
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-892-0711

Come face-to-face with reef sharks, black piranhas, venomous fish and even stranger creatures. This massive aquarium's freshwater and saltwater tanks are home to rare, unusual and even endangered species, including golden crocodiles, Komodo dragons, Burmese pythons and green sea turtles.

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-632-4555

3545 S Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 866-328-1888

Specially designed to accentuate every flower, the magnificent beauty of the Conservatory & Botanical Gardens endures year-round, with gazebos, ponds, water features and decorations for each season.

3600 S Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-693-7111

Explore the history of the mob and how it helped shape Las Vegas. Officially the Organized Crime and Law Enforcement Museum, the Mob Museum's exhibits incorporate real events and artifacts to illustrate the history of organized crime in Sin City. Explore the classic signs of vintage Vegas with a combination Mob Museum/Neon Museum ticket.

300 Stewart Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-229-2734

The outdoor exhibition space known as the Boneyard comprises nearly two acres and over 150 signs from the days of vintage Vegas, and is available for guided tours only due to the nature of the precious collection. Some of the signs have been completely restored, and the whole yard lights up at night for evening visitors. Hours vary by season. A Neon Museum/Mob Museum combination ticket is available for purchase.

770 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-387-6366

Everybody's trying to beat the game in this cathedral of bright colors, flashing lights, bells and buzzers - but this isn't a Vegas casino, it's the Pinball Museum! Let your inner kid out to play on over 200 pinball machines in perfect working order, representing nearly all areas of pinball history. The Pinball Museum is located 2.4 miles east of the Las Vegas Strip.

1610 E Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-597-2627

Experience a controlled freefall from the 108th floor of the Stratosphere Hotel, Casino & Tower. SkyJump is a controlled descent similar to a vertical zip line, with guide wires keeping jumpers on course and on target. Staff members make sure you feel secure before your jump so you can relax and focus on screaming! Perfect for pumping yourself up for a big night out, impressing a date, or freaking out your parents. Minimum age is 14 years.

2000 S Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89107
Phone: 702-380-7777

Take off from Las Vegas Airport on an exhilarating helicopter flight to the Grand Canyon. You'll enjoy a 45-minute helicopter flight each way, land deep in the canyon for a champagne picnic, and fly low over the famous Las Vegas neon Strip on your return. This is a half-day tour, leaving you with time in the day free to explore Las Vegas and Nevada at your leisure.

Are you up for it? Complete your visit to Las Vegas with a tandem skydive! You'll experience the adrenaline rush of a 60-second free fall, followed by a peaceful parachute descent. There's nothing like it, and you have the option of capturing your skydive on DVD.

Take an exhilarating shake, rattle and roll tour of the Nellis Dunes by dune buggy from Las Vegas. You'll feel the wind in your face as you traverse dry river beds, soar over sand dunes and experience the desert scenery like never before.

Escape to the desert on a day trip to Death Valley during your Las Vegas vacation. You'll travel through the magnificent Mojave Desert and visit the Spanish-style Scotty's Castle for lunch. Tour Ubehebe Crater and visit the atmospheric Furnace Creek Ranch Museum and Rhyolite Ghost Town.

Leaving your morning free to explore Las Vegas, ride into the sunset on an afternoon horseback riding adventure. Discover lands once used by Indians and legendary cowboys as you spot big horn sheep, jack rabbits and road runners. Your all inclusive horseback adventure includes a cowboy BBQ dinner and roundtrip transportation from Las Vegas.

Explore the historical El Dorado Canyon like never before on an exhilarating off-road ATV excursion from Las Vegas! All-terrain vehicles are the perfect way to tour the back canyons of this remote and long-forgotten area, plus you'll take a walking tour of the spooky Techaticcup gold mine.

Located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas on the Nevada-Arizona border, the Hoover Dam is a marvel of modern engineering and one of the most important man-made structures of the American West. Several different guided tours are available, and raft trips on the Colorado River depart from just below the dam. Visitors can also walk or drive across the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge, which features spectacular views of the dam and Lake Mead from above.

On the Colorado River, 30 mi.(48km) southeast of Vegas
Boulder City, NV 89005
Phone: 702-494-2517

Enjoy calm waters and magnificent scenery on this unique rafting day trip between the Black Canyon cliffs on the Colorado River. Relax and admire the beauty of Black Canyon and views of Hoover Dam while your experienced and knowledgeable guide shares the history of this magnificent geological area.

Food & Drink In Las Vegas

Top of the World sits 844 feet in the air. It is the only revolving restaurant in the city of Las Vegas offering un-paralleled views of the City. One of the most romantic destinations in town, they offer not only the best views of the city, but food and service quality that you will not find anywhere else.

2000 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 702-380-7777

Ricardo's is a full service Mexican restaurant and cantina. Our menu has authentic, creative, and unique plates. We've served over 25 million Las Vegans and visitors for over 30 years. We offer traditional dining, banquets, private parties, off site catering, and cantina parties. The cantina offers video poker machines in the bar top. The full bar serves 100% blue agave tequilas in every margarita! Strolling magician and free WiFi offered. Mixers, group dinners, luncheon meetings, cocktail appetizer events.....we're ready to serve you and your guests! Home of the Guinness World's record largest margarita....7,627 gallons!

4930 West Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Phone: 702-227-9100

Located on the canal at the Venetian Resort, this award-winning Italian restaurant offers breathtaking views of St. Mark's Square, the Grand Canal, and gondolas passing below. Canaletto is the ultimate Venetian dining experience, with specialties including wood-fired rotisserie and grilled meats, house-made pastas and fresh-baked bread made daily from scratch.

3377 Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-733-0070

Twin Creeks' menu includes a selection of the finest steaks and delectable seafood dishes to indulge in while enjoying the restaurant's intimate, chic atmosphere. Steaks include 8 and 12-ounce filet mignon, 28-ounce prime porterhouse, prime 16-ounce New York steak and 18-ounce bourbon barbecued bone-in rib eye. Seafood options include pan seared salmon and colossal scallops.

3333 Blue Diamond Road
Las Vegas, NV 89139
Phone: 702-914-8594

From Sicily to Milan, FiAMMA presents traditional Italian cuisine in sleek, sexy surroundings. Featuring fresh pastas hand-crafted daily, including the savory Maine Lobster Gnocchi. Enjoy a cocktail, fireside in our intimate lounge & add some amore before or after dining.

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-891-7600

Live free. Dine Well. Drink good beer. Inspired by a group of extraordinary Irishmen who led lives of great adventure, this is a pub of epic proportions starring a grand Victorian-style bar, ornate cottage areas, shop-style snugs, and two levels of outdoor patio dining with a spectacular Las Vegas Strip view. As for food & drink, our chef feverishly worked to create tempting signature dishes made of only the freshest, natural Irish ingredients. Pair these with the finest stouts, ales, lagers, spirits, music, entertainment by special guest artists, and sports watching, and you've got yourself a little piece of the Emerald Isle in the heart of Las Vegas!

New York New York hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-740-6463

Only a few years old, and Vintner Grill is firmly rooted as one of Las Vegas' finest off-Strip restaurants. Perfectly poised in the high-brow zip code of Summerlin, this bistro's one-of-a-kind office park architecture juxtaposed with its breathtaking design offers a dining experience like no other. The menu, created by Executive Chef Matthew Silverman, features American dishes with Mediterranean influences from Spain, France, and Italy.

10100 West Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89135
Phone: 702-214-5590

Cili is set in the tropically themed paradise of Bali Hai Golf Club. The freshest ingredients complement carefully prepared fish and meat dishes. Exotic views and attentive service have made Cili one of Las Vegas' most popular restaurants.

5160 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-856-1000

Just above the Strip on the 11th floor of the Paris Las Vegas' Eiffel Tower replica, Chef Joho's Eiffel Tower Restaurant offers the city's premier French cuisine, breathtaking views of the Las Vegas strip and is regarded as the crown jewel in Paris Las Vegas' collection of restaurants. The glittering lights of the Las Vegas Strip appear even more dramatic in the dining room's intimate lighting, and diners are treated to spectacular views of the glorious Bellagio water fountain show.

3655 Las Vegas Boulevard S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-948-6937

The Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, located at the magnificent MGM Grand in Las Vegas, features a contemporary menu inspired by everyone's favorite grill foods. Renowned hospitality designer Tony Chi has crafted an energetic and playful space that has the feel of the California beach lifestyle in Las Vegas.

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-891-3000

It takes 20 different kinds of chocolate to concoct the inimitable Frrrozen Hot Chocolate that made Serendipity's landmark location in New York City famous among celebrities, residents and tourists alike. Now Vegas has its own location within Caesar's Palace.

3507 Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-731-7373

Border Grill is a vibrant, modern Mexican restaurant overlooking the Lazy River just off Mandalay Beach, where Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, Food Network's "Too Hot Tamales", want nothing more than to spice up your day. With two floors of patio dining, this hip, urban cantina is the perfect setting for sipping margaritas and savoring the bold flavors of Mexico while enjoying views of the beach and pool.

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard S
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone: 702-632-7403

Tao Las Vegas features cuisine from China, Japan, and Thailand. This massive entertainment complex houses a 400 seat restaurant, 3,000 square foot ultra lounge, a banquet facility, and a 10,000 square foot nightclub.

3377 South Las Vegas Boulevard,
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-388-8338

Lawry's name is their specialty: roasted prime ribs of beef. They serve the finest aged beef available, slowly roasted to perfection and carved tableside from our famous silver carts. While roasted prime ribs of beef continue to be the centerpiece of the menu since 1938, rib-eye steaks, fresh fish, and lobster are also popular offerings.

4043 Howard Hughes Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-893-2223

Located in Henderson, Todd's welcomes their customers with delicious new creations at their uniquely fresh and flavorful restaurant. Enjoy seafood which they receive only hours out of the water from such locations as Cape Cod and Alaska, known for the most tender and tasty seafood in the world. Some of Todd's signature dishes include braised boneless short rib with jalapeno mashed potato, teriyaki Alaskan halibut with steamed rice and bok choy, and goat cheese wonton with raspberry basil sauce.

4350 East Sunset Road.
Henderson, NV 89014
Phone: 702-259-8633

With Kids In Las Vegas

Visit one of the sweetest attractions on the Las Vegas Strip! M&M'sŪ World has four levels of colorful fun dedicated to M&M'sŪ Brand candies. See a 3-D movie starring Red and Yellow and browse the enormous selection of merchandise. You can even create your very own personalized M&M'sŪ, printed for you on the spot.

3785 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-736-7611

Get your thrills on the world's first coaster to feature a 180-degree "heartline" twist-and-dive maneuver. The roller coaster at New York-New York climbs, dives, loops and spirals around the entire hotel. Enjoy extra fun in the Big Apple Arcade, with games of all types including classic arcade games.

3790 S Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-740-6969

Welcome to the all-ages Children's Park at Town Square, where kids can explore a hedge maze, perform on a stage, swoon in a princess tower, and play in the ultimate tree house located within an enormous live oak tree. With shade sails and a pop-jet fountain, the park stays cool even in warmer weather.

6605 Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Bring the kids to this indoor amusement park at Circus Circus, which boasts five acres of thrilling rides, arcade and carnival games, mini golf, laser tag, rock climbing, bungee jumping and more. Ride a hot-air balloon ferris wheel, take a spin on the carousel, or speed through the Adventuredome at 55 mph on Canyon Blaster, the world's only indoor double-loop, double-corkscrew roller coaster.

2880 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-794-3939

Nightlife In Las Vegas

Located atop the Rio on the 51st floor, this indoor/outdoor, double-decker lounge has been a staple in local nightlife for years. Go-go dancers, live bands and DJs set the tone as bartenders display their skills with fire and flare. Try the world-famous Witch Doctor, a potent mix of four rums and tropical fruit juices.

3700 West Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-252-7777

Take a psychedelic, sensory journey at this contemporary interpretation of the Beatles era. The Abbey Road Bar in front of the main entrance welcomes people, and as the night moves on, both the music and interior transform through themes of Beatles classics, funky lounge remixes, house, electro, new wave and Brit pop.

3400 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-693-8300

The Ultimate Las Vegas Nightclub Hopping Package is the best way to access the hottest Las Vegas nightclubs with no cover charge and no waiting in line! Lines at Vegas nightclubs can be as long as two or three hours at the best clubs, so skip the queues with the ultimate Las Vegas nightclub ticket - it gets you into dozens of hotspots.

With your VIP Palms Nightclub Package you can skip the queues at favorite celebrity hot-spots at the world-famous Palms in Las Vegas. Don't waste time waiting in lines - admission and "cutting passes" to Moon, The Playboy Club, Rain, and ghostbar are included with your VIP Palms Nightclub Package.

Las Vegas comes alive at night, when the lights of the casinos dazzle the dark sky. There's no better time to explore the Strip than after the sun has gone down, and the Las Vegas Lights Night Tour will take you to the best spots. The approximately 3.5-hour tour includes stops at the Sirens show at Treasure Island, the erupting volcano at The Mirage, the famous dancing fountains at Bellagio, the iconic neon "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign and the incredible Fremont Street Experience light show. You will also see City Center, the Manhattan skyline at New York-New York and the Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas.

Shopping In Las Vegas

Shop at Barney's New York and 160 other signature shops along the Venetian Resort's Grand Canal. After you shop, float beneath bridges, beside cafes, and under balconies on an authentic Venetian gondola.

3325 S Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-414-4525

Enjoy some of the best luxury shopping in Vegas. These boutiques include Givenchy, Manolo Blahnik and the only Rolex store in the world featuring the entire timepiece collection.

3131 S Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 877-321-9966

This luxury shopping destination located at Caesar's Palace became the first destination mall in Las Vegas, and it is now the highest-grossing mall nationwide. Known as "The Shopping Wonder of the World," the Forum Shops are a must-see, all-encompassing experience featuring more than just high-end boutiques like Versace, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. - visitors also enjoy entertainment like the Fall of Atlantis animatronic show.

3500 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-893-3807

Anchored by seven flagship department stores including Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, this center features plentiful boutiques, restaurants and entertainment options, including live runway fashion shows.

3200 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: 702-369-8382