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Top Things to Do in Las Vegas

What comes to mind when you think of Las Vegas? You may have seen them in movies or music videos, heard about them from a friend—whatever the case, these attractions, tours, restaurants and shows are synomymous with Fabulous Las Vegas. Visitors, as well as locals, just can't get enough of them. 

Bellagio Fountains

At Bellagio, more than a thousand fountains sway in front of the hotel, enhanced by music and light. The display spans more than 1,000 feet with water soaring as high as 460 feet into the air. There is nothing like seeing them in person.

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat

The famous duo’s ode to preservation, where white tigers, lions and other big cats live in the lap of luxury. The adjacent 2.5 million-gallon habitat is an observation and research facility with underwater viewing areas. Open daily from 10 am-6 pm. $22 adults, $17 children 4-12. 

The Strat Hotel Tower

Features America's tallest freestanding tower with indoor and outdoor observation decks. The tower houses SkyJump, X-Scream, Insanity, and the Big Shot, all open Su-Th, 10 am-1 am and F-Sa until 2 am. See it with the all-day rides pass (SkyJump a separate price) for $39.95.

The Neon Museum

The Neon Museum preserves Las Vegas’ rich history through one of its most iconic art forms: the neon sign. This two-acre, outdoor museum is home to more than 200 neon signs dating from the 1930s to present day with 15 that have been fully restored.

Luxor Light

This beacon, so bright it's able to be seen from space, is Las Vegas' best directional aid for those looking for the South Strip.

High Roller

The world’s tallest observation wheel. Its 28 glass-enclosed cabins offer you unparalleled views of the Strip from the middle of all the action in a 30-minute ride. Open from 11:30 am-2 am daily. Tickets start at $26.95.

The Mob Museum

See the thrilling story of organized crime and law enforcement, with one-of-a-kind artifacts, exhibits on the legacy of the Mob, myths debunked and an in-depth look at mobsters in Sin City. Daily from 9 am-9 pm. Tickets range from $27-45.

Hexx

Focuses on cuisine made from fresh, quality-sourced ingredients. Also offers Las Vegas' first bean-to-bar chocolate. $$ Open 24 hours.

Big Bus Tours

Hop on, hop off at any of 20 sights on the Strip and Downtown Las Vegas and get magnificent views from open-top double-decker buses. 24- and 48-hour options available. Board at any stop between 10 am-6 pm. Or, choose a Panoramic Night Tour. Call for more information.

Jabbawockeez

This world-famous dance troupe is inspiration personified. Its show is a celebration of imagination, top-notch choreography and stunning special effects. Th-M, 7 & 9:30 pm. Tickets start at $54.49. 

Las Vegas Monorail

Seven stops between SLS/Sahara Avenue and the MGM Grand. $5 single ride ticket; $13 unlimited day pass, $23 unlimited 2-day pass, $29 unlimited 3-day pass, $36 unlimited 4-day pass. M 7 am-midnight; Tu.-Th. 7 am-2 am; F-Su, until 3 am. Call 702.699.8200.

Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian

Located inside The Venetian | The Palazzo Resort-Hotel-Casino, the center boasts over 180 specialty brands and world-class restaurants nestled around a charming and faithful reproduction of Venice’s Grand Canal, complete with cobbled walkways, street-side cafes and live entertainment.

Absinthe

An adult carnival with a cast of eclectic performers who amaze audiences with bizarre acts. Daily 8 pm & 10 pm. $99-$199. 18+.

Skyfall Lounge

A contemporary, theater-style space with amazing 180-degree views of the Las Vegas skyline—both indoors and outdoors. Su-Th, 5 pm-midnight; F-Sa, 5 pm-1 am.

Secret Pizza

This hidden gem (literally) has the feel of a small, corner New York pizza shop. $ Open Tu-Th, 11 am-4 am; F-M, until 5 am.