Known for its gambling, entertainment, world-class shopping and restaurants, Las Vegas can be overwhelming to any first time visitor or even repeat visitors. There is so much to do and see in Las Vegas. You can spend 2 days sightseeing and not even see half of what this city has to offer.
Planning ahead and putting together a list of must-do's is important. This page will serve as your guide to the 50 plus things to do on your visit to Las Vegas. Each item on the list is a summary of the activity with a link that takes you to a more detailed page.
Hope this comes in handy. Viva Las Vegas!
With breathtaking views of the Vegas strip, enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset at Skyfall Lounge on the 64th floor of Delano Las Vegas
Visit Dale Chihuly 4,350-square-foot gallery in Crystals at CityCenter
for a large range of colorful drawings and glass forms in a variety of fantastic shapes
and it's unprecedented collection of contemporary works around every corner including Maya Lin's 84-foot cast of the colorado river, Silver River, and more. Free
View more than 2,000 animals on display, 100 aquatic creatures, including 15 species of shark at the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay
Looking for thrills?, then explore AdventureDome at Circus Circus
. Nevada's largest indoor theme park with its 5 acres of indoor roller coasters, carnival rides and arcade games.
Visit the Fremont Street Experience
in downtown Las Vegas. Home of free live nightly entertainment and free light and sound shows. Free
Put on your walking shoes and Shop till you drop at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace
, the Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian, Fashion Show mall, Le Blvd. at Paris and the high-end Via Bellagio. Free
Try your hand on Blackjack
. This Las Vegas game offers a small house advantage
and a better odds of you wining some money.
Take in the spectacular sights of The Strip from the 550-foot-tall High Roller, the world's largest observation wheel or simply explore the open-air dining, retail and entertainment district at The LINQ Promenade
Feast your eyes on the sculpture of the Statue of Liberty made from 500 lbs of milk chocolate at Hershey's Chocolate World
at New York-New York Hotel and Casino Free
Enjoy the sight of Chilean flamingos, swans, ducks, koi, turtles and over 300 birds at the Flamingo Wildlife Habitat Free
Ride the Big Apple Roller Coaster
at New York-New York Hotel Casino
Sing along as you watch the longest-running Elvis tribute show in Las Vegas. The Big Elvis Show
at the piano bar at Harrah's Free
Don't miss the Silverton Aquarium
with it's 117,000 gallon artificial reef. Home to over 4,000 tropical fish from all over the world, 3 species of stingrays and 3 species of sharks. Free
Ride the free CityCenter Tram
from Park MGM to Bellagio or the complimentary tram between Mandalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur Free
25. Watch Circus Acts at Circus Circus Free
Interact with and take a photograph next to an incredibly life-like iconic wax figure from the celebrity worlds of film, TV, music, sports and politics at the Madame Tussauds Interactive Wax Museum
Take a day trip to Hoover Dam
, one of the engineering wonders of the modern world
Visit the Grand Canyon
, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Dive deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe at the Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N.
inside Treasure Island. Access exclusive intelligence files, and Explore an extensive range of authentic props and costumes from the Marvel Avengers movies.
Check out Slotzilla
, a unique zipline experience through the heart of the Fremont Street Experience.
Have dinner while watching the fountain show from the Picasso restaurant patio at the Bellagio
Have a glass of martini at Lounge 107 at the The STRAT Hotel Casino
. Enjoy a 360 degree view of Las Vegas from 107 stories above the strip
Ride one of the glass elevators to the observation deck at the top of the Eiffel Tower replica at Paris Las Vegas
. 460 feet above the strip.
Feel the wind on your face from almost 1,000 feet up. Enjoy thrill rides ontop the STRAT SkyPod
See a Show
, it's a Vegas thing to do.
40. People watch at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace Free
Step into M&M's World
for one of a kind M&M's gifts and souvenirs. Shop at this chocolate heaven and learn about the history of the M&M characters.
Marvel at Chihuly's Glass Blossoms at The Bellagio. Fiori di Como is the 2,000 hand-blown glass blossoms that adorn a massive chandelier in the lobby at the Bellagio
by glass sculptor Dale Chihuly Free
Visit the Gun Store
and find out what it feels like to shoot a real machine gun. Take your pick of an MP5, UZI, Thompson, MP40, AK47, Sten, or M16
Visit The Mob Museum
in downtown Las Vegas and get an exciting and authentic view of the mob's impact on Las Vegas history and its unique imprint on the world.
Window-shop at AllSaints Spitalfields at The Cosmopolitan
where you will find hundreds upon hundreds of antique Singer sewing machines that fill the windows. Free
47. Springs Preserve provides learning opportunities for both children and adults alike through hands-on workshops, exhibits and tours. Definitely worth a visit.
48. Head to the Chandelier at The Cosmopolitan. Enjoy a cocktail as you feast your eyes on the multi-level architectural masterpiece and beaded curtains of light.
49. Walk down Appian Way at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Free
Ride SlotZilla at Fremont Street Experience, "superhero-style" all the way down the Fremont Street Experience
canopy (1,700 feet length) or the newly opened Fly LINQ
, 1,121 feet above the entire length of The LINQ Promenade.
Below is the best of Las Vegas shows, buffets, hotels and nightlife. We hope this list will help you when planning your Las Vegas visit.