Las Vegas

Top attractions in Las Vegas

Top 10 things to do in Las Vegas

Call it Sin City if you want, but there's no denying that the Entertainment Capital of the World has a unique allure. After all, it took a lot more than seedy clichés to make Las Vegas one of the world's leading tourist destinations!

  • Las Vegas Helicopter Tours

    1. Las Vegas Helicopter Tours

    Vegas isn't a place to be enjoyed on the cheap! Set the tone for extravagance with Helicopter tours of the city's kitsch architecture and surrounding desert landscapes.

  • Death Valley

    2. Death Valley

    Death Valley, the hottest corner of North America, may be ominously named but its beauty is quite humbling, and it even blooms in spring. Just bring plenty of water!

  • Las Vegas Strip

    3. Las Vegas Strip

    The Las Vegas Strip boasts many of the world's largest hotels and casinos, all hosting their own dazzling shows. Take the scenic route by limo!

  • Fountains of Bellagio

    4. Fountains of Bellagio

    The choreographed fountains in front of the Bellagio hotel "dance" every 15 minutes from 8pm till midnight (and every 30 in the afternoons)!

  • Mirage Volcano

    5. Mirage Volcano

    The huge volcano in front of the Mirage hotel is another attraction in the same vein. It erupts on the hour from 8pm till midnight and, oddly, smells like pina coladas!

  • Las Vegas Motor Speedway

    6. Las Vegas Motor Speedway

    If gambling in the casinos isn't enough to set your pulse racing then how about zipping around the thrilling Motor Speedway in a luxury sports car?

  • Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

    7. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

    You might be able to see the canyon's breathtaking red rock formations from your hotel window but getting up close to the Red Rock Canyon is a must for avid hikers, rock climbers, and mountain bikers!

  • Hoover Dam Bypass

    8. Hoover Dam Bypass

    The Hoover Dam Bypass is actually called the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, but neither name really does justice to this spectacular feat of engineering!

  • Hoover Dam

    9. Hoover Dam

    Did somebody say feat of engineering? The Hoover Dam's art-deco design is impressive inside and out, although the exterior's breathtaking enormity is truly something to behold.

  • Stratosphere Tower

    10. Stratosphere Tower

    The tallest freestanding observation tower in the US offers the best views in Las Vegas, as well as a revolving restaurant and four terrifying amusement rides!

Planning Your Visit

  • When to go?

    Unless you have a high tolerance for heat, plan your trip either side of summer. If you want to avoid the crowds then visit during the week.

  • How to get around?

    From cabs and double-decker buses to helicopters and the Las Vegas monorail, the city has no shortage of ways to travel. Just remember that everything gravitates towards the Strip.

  • How to dress?

    Women shouldn't have a problem but male dress codes differ for nightclubs so it's worth checking them online. Generally speaking though, a shirt and decent shoes go a long way.

  • How to win?

    You're on your own there! Good luck!

Good to know

  • Language
    English
  • Currency
    USD ($)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (-08:00)
  • Country Code
    +1
  • Best time to visit
    Spring or Fall

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What people are saying about Las Vegas

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 8,384 reviews

I loved that they were able to pick me up from my hotel on the strip. The buses were comfortable and clean. They agreed to the mask mandate. Dierk was our guide and he was simple fantastic. He was funny and full of cool facts and knowledge. Going to Eagle Point, walking the Skywalk and Guano Point will forever be some of my top experiences. It's just mesmerizing. I paid $65 extra to the cashier's at Skywalk bridge to purchase 20 photos their staff took with professional cameras. Well worth it. You can preview the pics and choose to buy singles too. They used professional cameras. Our tour group made adequate stops on the way to the canyon and back for pictures along the way at Joshua Tree forest and for restroom breaks. The breakfast provided included fruit, muffins, breakfast bar and OJ or water. It was plenty for me. Lunch was choice of various sandwiches you choose ahead of time. It was better than expected. In summary, I HIGHLY recommend this tour.

Great experience, a must do if you are in Las Vegas. The road trip feels shorter thanks to Walter, the amazing tour guide. I had been before at Vegas and around and didn’t know anything he explained during the tour. Great light breakfast, fresh sandwiches for lunch and water galore. I love how independent was the tour, I usually do not take tours because I do not want to feel ride to a group and do activities I do not want to do, not the case here. You have 3 hours at your own to enjoy the Canyon how you want it. We were back to our hotel at 5:00 pm and we were the last ones at the bus. If you book with them, be ready to enjoy form the beginning to the end.

A great way to spend a few hours away from the strip. After realizing our AM session would not be possible, (Vegas) EzRide graciously allowed us to reschedule for the afternoon. A charming couple picked us up at our hotel and shuttled us to a drop off location, and we were quickly on our way. The loop is absolutely spectacular, and the bikes really level the field so everyone can enjoy a beautiful ride. Pick up was seamless and we found ourselves back in no time. I highly recommend EzRide they took great care of us from start to finish.

Awesome ride and worth the money! The view was beautiful at night! I thought the height was going to be an issue since I have acrophobia but the pod was really quite and smooth! Buy yourself a drink before you get into the pod and enjoy the view! I will try it next time during daytime.

Worth it This event has shown my family a different side to Las Vegas. The instructor was nothing short of amazing. He was also a great confidence builder. I would definitely come back and strongly recommend indoor sky diving.