At some point in your life you need to visit Las Vegas. It is one of the most famous cities in the world and a real treat to visit; even if you’re not into gambling.
Of course, if you are intending to gamble either online or at one of the brick and mortar casinos, it’s always a good idea to familiarize yourself with all of the active gambling laws; ignorance is not a defense if you break the law.
You certainly won’t be alone. There were over 39 million visitors to Las Vegas in 2017!
Here are 10 things you must do when you’re in Las Vegas:
- Visit The Strip
It’s hard not to visit the strip when you’re hotel is probably located on it! Its 2.5 miles long and home to all the most famous hotels; each with their own theme and range of entertainment. The atmosphere is like nowhere else on Earth.
- Fremont Street
This is situated in downtown Vegas and has a 5 block section which is completely covered in lights creating a stunning light effect. There are also hundreds of street acts and entertainers to watch.
- The Grand Canyon
If you’re in Vegas then you’re a stone’s throw from The Grand Canyon. You can drive up to it but why not appreciate its size and beauty by flying over it in a helicopter!
- The Venetian Hotel
Opposite Treasure Island you’ll find a hotel dedicated to Venice; in fact it doesn’t seem that much smaller than the Venetian city!
- The Eiffel Tower
Paris is a long way to go to see the Eiffel Tower but you can visit the replica. It’s a scale model so not quite as large as the French one but it still dominates the skyline. 46 stories above street level you’ll find an observation deck that allows you to enjoy the entire city!
- Caesars Palace
This is potentially the most famous of all the hotels on the strip. You simply have to marvel at the stages that have hosted top performers like Elton John. In addition you can try your hand at some gambling, what better place to win a few dollars?
- The National Museum Of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement
This is better known as simply the mob museum. Here you can find out some truly startling facts regarding the mob and its history; over 100 years of organized crime and made men.
- Shark Reef Aquarium
This is actually housed in the Mandalay Bay Resort which incorporates a 1.3 million gallon tank; home to approximately 15 different species of sharks and another 200 animals.
It has to be seen to be believed!
- Stratosphere Tower
His tower stands at 1,149 feet tall and on top of it you’ll find some impressive rides; including one that appears to drop you onto the city!
It is also the tallest freestanding observation tower in the US!
- Skydiving – Indoors!
You can test your skills in a wind tunnel that will allow you to experience the thrill of skydiving without the need for a plane or a parachute!
You don’t even need any experience or training!