Las Vegas is one of the most popular cities in the USA. In recent times, it has become one of the most popular tourist destinations among people of different age groups. Recent statistics reveal that in 2012, almost 40,000, 000 people had explored Las Vegas. According to this data, Las Vegas was preferred by tourists over other iconic tourist attractions such as Niagara Falls and Disney World.
Also known as the ‘sin city’ for its strip bars and nightclubs, Las Vegas is also popular luxury dining, entertainment options, and shopping. Experts agree that Las Vegas is one of those rare cities that are always buzzing with raw energy and this is the major reason why tourists love to be an integral part of it. If you are planning to visit Las Vegas and want to know what things you should do there, referring to this article would be a good idea.
Explore The Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon –one of the most beautiful landmarks of Arizona stretches over an area of approximately 277 miles. You can explore the Grand Canyon in different ways. If you want to gain an in-depth experience of Grand Canyon, opting for rafting trips can be a good idea. Alternatively, you can sign up for helicopter or air tours. This will allow you to see the overwhelming gaps and buttes of the canyon and leave you mesmerized. This option is especially recommended for people with small children.
Explore The Bellagio Fountains
While exploring Las Vegas, tourists often stare at free shows that take place outside hotels. However, it is only one show that is worth going to – Fountains of Bellagio. This show incorporates elements of water, light and music and aims to invigorate the senses. While the aquatic accomplishment will leave you mesmerized, the intermixing of Broadway and classic tunes will encourage you to experience the show once more.
Visit The Cirque
It is true that the Cirque is expensive and time-consuming (it will take up approximately 3 hours), but it is totally worth it. It hires gymnasts who have formerly participated in the Olympics for putting up a dazzling show. All the shows include elements of dance, music, stunning visuals and gravity-defying jumps for impressing the audience. The best part is that there are loads of special offers. So, you can choose any of these offers and enjoy great discounts or special privileges.
Explore The Food
Las Vegas offers an extensive range of and unconventional cuisines to its tourists. If money is not a concern for you, opt for a Parisian meal at Restaurant Guy Savoy. If you love the combination of steak and red wine, we suggest that you visit the SW Steakhouse. If you are planning to surprise your date with something romantic, choose Nobhill located at the MGM. You can also visit the Aureole located at Mandalay Bay. In case you are worried about the price range of Las Vegas restaurants, try Fiamma Trattoria and Bar. The prices are economical, while the food tastes good.
Visit The Shark Reef
The Shark Reef located at Mandalay Bay refers to a huge aquarium that allows visitors to explore different varieties of fish, marine invertebrates, shark, sea turtles and crocodiles. It also features an intriguing shark tunnel. It is estimated that more than 2000 animals reside in the huge Shark Reef aquarium that contain 1.6 million gallons of water. You can avail one hour tour offered by the Shark Reef. In case you have small kids, going for classroom sessions would also be a good idea.
Explore Your Love For Skiing
If you are one of those who love skiing or want to learn it, visit the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort. This resort offers an area of more than 300 acres of mountain covered with snow for ski lovers. The best part is that it offers an extensive range of packages that meet specific requirements of different people. For example, it offers packages for kids, beginners, intermediate and advanced levels. You can also opt for your favorite foods here or buy gift items for your loved ones back at home.
Participate in a Pool Party
If you are passionate about water and love parties, there is a deadly combination for you – simply join a pool party. For the pool party, you can join the Moorea Beach Club located at the Mandalay Bay or the Tao Beach, which is located at the Venetian. At these places, you can enjoy the pool and have fun by paying a minimal entry price. Opt for your skimpiest outfit, buy your favorite drink and get ready to enjoy the loud music!
Visit Siegfried And Roy’s Habitat
Do you love animals? Or maybe you have kids whom you would like to make aware of the importance of environmental preservation. Whatever your reasons are, it is important that you visit Siegfried and Roy’s Habitat, if you are passionate about animals. Here, you can meet some of the most exotic animals of the world, which include white lions and tigers, leopards, and dolphins. An interesting fact about this habitat is that it offers escorted tours, yoga tours and painting tours, where you can enjoy activities with dolphins at the background.
The Mirage Aquarium
Located just behind the check-in counter, the Mirage Aquarium is a huge saltwater tank that contains more than 450 fish from various species. It also contains coral, tangs and various types of sea creatures. The Mirage has its own in house experts who clean it at least 2-3 times every week. This maintenance is essential for keeping the water healthy and providing tourists with an aesthetically mesmerizing experience.
Visit The Lake Mead
If you love water bodies, this is the best place to be. Stretched over an area of 1.5 million acres, Lake Mead offers a fantastic view. Also, it offers a wide range of recreational activities that take place round the year. These include swimming, wildlife viewing, hiking and jet skiing. You can opt for any of these activities and enjoy your trip at Lake Mead. Have a great time at Las Vegas.