Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Las Vegas City Trip - Attractions

Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas


What to See & Do in Las Vegas

Get the details on important landmarks, attractions and resources for your trip to Las Vegas.

/
/
/

SIGHTSEEING

 

 

Bellagio Fountain Show
Bellagio
The world-famous water, music and light show can usually be seen every half hour before 8 p.m., and every fifteen minutes after 8 p.m.

Flamingo Las Vegas Pool
3555 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-733-3111, 888-308-8899
Relax in the lush pool area, where you can spot Chilean flamingos, brown pelicans, swans, turtles, Mandarin ducks and Koi fish.

Fremont Street Experience
425 Fremont St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
www.vegasexperience.com
Often called "old Vegas," Fremont Street is famous for casinos like the Golden Nugget and particularly for its nightly light and music shows.

Shark Reef
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
702-632-4555
At the Shark Reef, an enormous aquarium, you come face-to-face with sharks of all sizes.

SHOPPING





Miracle Mile Shops

3663 Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
www.miraclemileshopslv.com
This prime-location shopping district has 140 shops and ten restaurants for visitors to enjoy.

The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
www.mandalaybay.com

MUSEUMS/EXHIBITIONS



 

The Auto Collections
The Quad Resort & Casino
3535 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-794-3174
Take in beautiful classic cars at the world's largest antique car showroom.

The Neon Museum's visitors' center
The Neon Museum's visitors' center

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
877-957-9777
www.bellagio.com
Las Vegas's premier art gallery is located in Bellagio's convention corridor. Every year, the gallery showcases world-class exhibitions from museums and private collections from around the world.

Neon Museum
821 Las Vegas Blvd. N.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
702-387-NEON (6366)
www.neonmuseum.org
View 60 years' worth of Las Vegas neon at this classic destination.

OUTDOOR ATTRACTIONS


 

 

Bali Hai Golf Club
5160 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89119
www.balihaigolfclub.com
You can start off your day by playing eighteen holes at the only championship course located on the Strip, which features seven acres of water features, a signature island green and lush tropical trees and flowers.

Green Valley
Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy.
Henderson, NV 89052
702-617-7777
Seven miles from the strip, you can enjoy a round of golf, spa treatments and even a tour of Vegas's first vineyard.

Hoover Dam
702-294-3524
www.usbr.gov
Hoover Dam is located thirty miles southeast of Las Vegas on U.S. Highway 93 at the Nevada-Arizona border. Construction on the dam began in 1933. Today, it is one of the most visited dams in the country.

Lake Las Vegas offers visitors a wealth of recreational activities
Lake Las Vegas

Lake Las Vegas
1600 Lake Las Vegas Pkwy.
Henderson, NV 89011
702-564-1600, 800-564-1603
www.lakelasvegas.com
Twenty miles southeast of the Strip, Lake Las Vegas is a tranquil getaway where visitors can boat, hike and golf.

Lake Mead
702-293-8990
www.nps.gov
Lake Mead is a great destination for boating, swimming, sunbathing, fishing and wildlife spotting.

Mount Charleston
Those who want to get away from the bustle of Las Vegas can find tranquility (and much lower temperatures) here. Located 36 miles north on I-95 and left onto State Route 156, Mount Charleston is also home to the Toiyabe National Forest, where visitors can camp, hike, horseback ride, snowboard, ski and sled.

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Ten miles from the Strip, off West Charleston Boulevard
702-515-5350
www.blm.gov
This picturesque destination is ideal for hiking, picnicking and wildlife spotting.

RESOURCES

For more information, contact the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority by calling 702-892-0711 or visiting www.lasvegas24hours.com


MORE LAS VEGAS INFORMATION


Las Vegas Hotels

Las Vegas Restaurants
Las Vegas Attractions
Travel Guide Nevada
Las Vegas Visitors Authority

Also check GAYOT's Nevada Travel Guide


* Neon Museum photo courtesy of the Neon Museum; Lake Las Vegas image courtesy of www.lakelasvegas.com

 
UCT031014


Whether looking to travel across the Australian Outback, the Canadian Rockies or historic Europe, these opulent trains will let travelers see the countryside in comfort.
Enter to win a trip to the posh Waldorf-Astoria Chicago, including round-trip airfare, daily breakfast and a credit for a luxe spa experience.