5/5 - Excellent
Verified travelerSep 22, 2019
Mt Charleston was a great day trip
Las Vegas, known for gambling and bright lights, also offers family-friendly entertainment and attractions. Stroll along The Strip at night and marvel at dozens of high-end casinos, many with attractive fountains, themed features and street-side entertainment.
Gambling developed in the early days of Las Vegas to attract men constructing the nearby Boulder Dam. Learn about the intertwined history of gambling and crime in Las Vegas and across America at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, aka the Mob Museum.
Today dozens of casinos offer legal gambling, from penny slot machines to high-stakes tables, but you don’t have to gamble to enjoy Las Vegas. Entertainment ranges from Cirque du Soleil to comedy acts, magic shows and big-name performers, including Celine Dion and Britney Spears.
Gaze at the city’s one-of-a-kind structures. The Stratosphere Tower offers views from 1,149 feet (350 meters) in the air as well as catapults, sky jumps and free-fall rides from the dizzying height. See a half-scale Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas and replicas of the Statue of Liberty and buildings from the Manhattan skyline at New York New York Hotel.
The Bellagio’s fountains provide outstanding water shows with lights and music. Enjoy the conservatory and botanical gardens of this Italian-style hotel. See more than 2,000 marine animals at the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay. The Fremont Street Experience has zip-line rides and free nightly light shows. Enjoy 25 rides and attractions at the Adventuredome at Circus Circus. Visit 160 shops and restaurants at the Forum at Caesars Palace.
Experience outdoor adventures in less than a 1-hour drive from the neon lights of Las Vegas. Hike in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and explore the Mojave Desert. See the engineering marvel of Hoover Dam, formerly Boulder Dam, and its man-made Lake Mead.
The city proudly promises, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Make a visit to Las Vegas and you’ll want to stay here too.
Entertainment, Dining and Casinos
This world-famous hotel is home to gorgeous botanical gardens, a unique glass sculpture and an elaborate fountain show.
See where Vegas began on legendary Fremont Street, now a pedestrian-only area with free nightly shows and special events.
Check out the thrilling rides at the top of Las Vegas’s tallest structure, or just enjoy the stunning views and a fresh perspective.
The first stop is at The Hoover Dam where you can take fantastic pictures thanks to its wonderful views. Your trip continues with pleasant landscapes until you reach your next destination, a comfort stop near Kingman, Arizona.
Go for a free-wheeling spin on The High Roller, a sky-bound adventure that revolves up and around for unparalleled views of the bright lights and landmarks of the Strip. Climb into a glass capsule on the world’s tallest observation wheel for a 360-degree look at sprawling downtown Vegas and beyond.
Based on the hit films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL, this all-new live performance is putting the “strip” in Las Vegas Strip. Starring some of the hottest and most talented men from across the country, this dance and acrobatic spectacular brings some serious heat.
Le Rêve leads you into an imaginary world where dreams transform into reality. With a massive pool serving as the show's aquatic stage, this unforgettable performance features a cast of 90 world-class acrobats, synchronized swimmers, ballroom dancers, and divers.
An immersive journey hailed by Rolling Stone as “A virtual parade of ‘wow’ moments,” Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil is an electrifying fusion of acrobatics, dance and visuals immersing the audience into the world of Michael's music.
Enjoy lunch or dinner at the top of the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip. This recently renovated restaurant provides an extraordinary dining experience.
Verified travelerSep 22, 2019
Las Vegas is very clean and the food options are great. The shows and activities are also great. The downside is that too many hustlers are there.
Enjoying Las Vegas as a family with free things to do with kids
Celebrating with your favorite friends in Las Vegas
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