Looking for things to do in Las Vegas?
Whether you’re here for a wild weekend or to experience a wedding or a family trip, Vegas has got something for people of all age and interests. Sin City is full of amazing make-your-mouth-drop happenings.
Here is our guide on top 10 things to do in and around Las Vegas
1) Get married in a chapel
As crazy as it sounds, you can get unofficially married in Las Vegas. Yes, any marriage done without license is not legal. Many chapels do it for experience. It’s like doing a test drive before actually buying a car J Marriage packages in Vegas start at as low as 200 $.
Having said that, you can officially get married too. As a matter of fact, my husband and I got married in The Little White Chapel. And it was a beautiful experience.
Married people? You don’t have to feel left out. You can renew your wedding vows and have the same experience in the city of sins.
2) Take a picture at the Las Vegas, Nevada sign
This is one of the most cliché things to do when you are in Vegas. But clichés are there for a reason, right? 😀
3) When in Vegas, gamble
As they say, “when in Rome, do as the romans do”. When in Vegas, you can’t miss to do gambling. Even if you try to avoid, you can’t. They have machines at the airport, in every hotel, in clubs and just when you think you need a break and go to the bathroom – they’ve got machines there as well. Yup, that’s Vegas baby.
PRO TIP: gambling in casinos on the main strip are usually much more expensive as compared to the casinos that are not on the main strip. Try them out. Play responsibly and let the dice roll.
4) Catch a show – Cirque du Soleil (recommended)
The world’s best aerialists, acrobats and magicians perform in Vegas. Cirque du Soleil, Michael Jackson Show and Lion King are some of the best shows. Cirque du Soleil was our favorite.
You would be awestruck seeing the performer changing the stage setup in a blink of an eye.
It’s the tallest building in Las Vegas and when visiting Stratosphere, let the adventurer inside you take a front seat. There are so many crazy rides to choose from such as X- Scream, Big Shot and Insanity and yes, the rides are as terrifying as it sounds. Feeling more adventurous? There is an option to do a sky jump too.
6) Shop at Fremont street
It is the second most famous street in town after Las Vegas Strip. You can shop, have a bite or experience a zip line from the world’s largest slot machine. There is a free light show every night and various street performances throughout the day. You can easily spend a day here.
Day Trips From Vegas
7) Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon is known as a natural wonder because of the overall scale and size combined with beautifully colored landscape.
When in Vegas, you can’t miss a day trip to Grand Canyon. There are many tourist agencies in Vegas which provide daily tour services to Grand Canyon. Alternatively, you can take a helicopter ride from Vegas to witness this incredible beauty.
There is an option of overnight camping as well in the park. Just make sure to book your camping spot in advance.
8) Horseshoe Bend
Horseshoe Bend is another natural marvel which shouldn’t be missed. It is again a day trip from Vegas. It one of the most photographed areas on the Colorado River located north of Grand Canyon
9) Antelope Canyon
In last couple of years Antelope canyon has become very famous and is worth all the hype. Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon, created by water rushing through the sandstone during flash floods.
The different shades of red, orange and pink are magical. You will experience nature at its unspoilt best.
10) Valley of Fire
Located just 58 miles from the Las Vegas Strip in the Mojave Desert makes it a perfect day trip.
Valley of fire derives its name from red sandstone formations.
Camping option is available if you wish to stay overnight.
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