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 Things To Do in Las Vegas
  

  
 
Things to do in Las Vegas
Top 10 To Do: 
  1. Stratosphere Tower: Promoted as the "tallest freestanding observation tower" in the US. Daredevils can get a fix by riding any of the four thrill rides it hosts. The tower also offers a lounge, restaurants, meeting rooms and panoramic views of the Strip and the valley.
  2. Gondola Ride at the Venetian: From the soothing sound of water lapping the sides of the gondola to the eloquent singing of the gondoliers, passengers will feel as if they have truly been transported to Italy.
  3. Sky Diving: Enjoy a picturesque view of the city and its beautiful surroundings while free falling from 10,000 feet in the air.
  4. The Fremont Street Experience: This show is perhaps one of the most energetic of the free things to do in Las Vegas. Taking up a large portion of Fremont Street and using some of the largest screens in the world.
  5. Royal Links Golf Club: It is the closest you'll get to a British Open experience this side of the pond. The layout is inspired by famous holes from the British Open rotation courses.
  6. Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo: Amid the neon lights and slot machines, the Flamingo offers a refreshing oasis with its Wildlife Habitat.
  7. The Roller Coaster at New York-New York: The roller coaster is set over a replica of New York Harbor, complete with a tugboat and a 150-foot reproduction of the Statue of Liberty. It is the world's first roller coaster to feature a 180-degree heart line twist.
  8. Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art: A collection of some of the finest work produced by Ansel Adams marks the first major exhibition in Vegas dedicated to one of the masters of photography.
  9. World's Largest Permanent Circus at Circus: High above the casino floor, the acts of the circus delight patrons. Acts include jugglers, highwire, trapeze and acrobats.
  10. Exotic Cars at Caesars Forum Shops: Exotic Cars displays more than 40 vehicles with prices more than $1 million. Extremely rare and sought after, they draw thousands of people each day.
 
Top 5 Things To See:
  1. Hoover Dam: It's one of the most amazing man made structures in the country. Lake Mead, the reservoir created by the dam, ranks as one of the country's busiest national parks and is a great destination for aquatic recreation.
  2. Mandalay Bay Shark Reef: One of the largest exhibits of its kind, the aquarium houses more than 1200 species of aquatic life including sharks, exotic fish, sea turtles and much more.
  3. White Tiger Habitat at the Mirage: The attraction provides the general public a rare opportunity to view these unique creatures. Their grace and beauty will captivate you.
  4. Bellagio Fountains: This show is a light and sound show, coupled with the fountain display. (Shown in the movie Ocean 11)
  5. Eiffel Tower Paris Las Vegas: This replica of the Eiffel tower is complete with the tower restaurant, allowing you to experience the Eiffel tower without having to go to France. This replica has been designed to be as close to the real tower, making it an architectural wonder, right in Las Vegas.

Best Time of Year to Visit:  March till Early-May, Mid-September till Mid-November, and December, to avoid the extreme heat.

 
 
5 Things to Do With Kids:
  1. Gameworks: The joint venture of Sega Enterprises and Universal Studios, has something for everyone. It seems that every video game scenario imaginable is represented at GameWorks. Where else can you take part in air, land and sea battles as you climb into animated jet fighters and tanks?
  2. Adventuredome at Circus Circus: It is filled with action, thrills, and new rides. Housed beneath a five-and-a-half-acre glass encasement, the Adventuredome promises fun for the whole family, young and old.
  3. Luxor IMAX Theatre: Features a 7-story screen as well as 30,000 watts of sound distributed across six sets of speakers throughout the theater.
  4. Wet n' Wild: America's most exhilarating water park, is located on the glittering Las Vegas Strip. It has more than a dozen ways to beat the heat, from thrilling water slides to relaxing rides for all ages.
  5. NASCAR Cafe & SPEED The Ride: SPEED begins inside the NASCAR Cafe, where a high-speed launch propels passengers along the Las Vegas Strip. This new roller coaster reaches 70 mph.
 
5 Great Evening Entertainment Options:
  1. Excalibur's Tournament of Kings: An exciting dinner show set in a jousting arena of the Medieval Period. Guests will witness the beauty and speed of real life horses as they engage in battle, the magic and mystery of Merlin, dancing maidens, spectacular special effects and much more.
  2. Blue Man Group: "Blue Man Group" combines the best of theater, art, music and science and wraps it into a package full of humor and energy in the theater at The Venetian.
  3. World's Greatest Magic Show: The variety-style show features eight to 10 different magicians performing their best trick or illusion.
  4. Mama Mia: It's that good humor, fun clothes and upbeat music that has made "Mamma Mia!" a popular addition to the Vegas Strip.
  5. Comedy Stop: With non-stop laughter on the bill, the Tropicana's Comedy Stop features some of the brightest new stars in the comedy arena.
5 Great Restaurants:
  1. MIX: Fantastic views of the Strip and a chandelier with more than 15,000 hand blown glass spheres set MIX apart from the crowd. A blend of French and American cuisines with international influences characterizes the menu and introduces fine cuisine to comfort food.
  2. The Tillerman: This charming restaurant, open for more than 25 years, specializes in steaks, fish & American comfort food, alongside an intelligent wine list well stocked with boutique choices.
  3. Rosemary's: A labor of love for husband-and-wife team Michael and Wendy Jordan, Rosemary's ranks as one of Las Vegas's most applauded restaurants. 
  4. Shintaro: Nearly as good as the food is the entertaining show the skilled chefs put on as they prepare wonderful dishes of fresh vegetables, steak, chicken, and seafood. White linen-covered tables, an aquarium filled with exotic fish, and beautiful views of the resort's lake combine to make Shintaro a truly unforgettable experience.
  5. Sterling Brunch: Every Sunday, Bally's Steakhouse serves an elegant brunch to awestruck patrons.
See Also Links
  1. Wikipedia on Las Vegas
  2. 10 Best Las Vegas
  3. Vegas Travel Site

 

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