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Las Vegas: Entry to Madame Tussauds with a Gondola Cruise

1. Las Vegas: Entry to Madame Tussauds with a Gondola Cruise

Mix with megastars and get face-to-face with superstars at with a ticket to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, the world’s greatest wax museum. Meet Marvel’s megastars like, Nick Fury, the Hulk, Spiderman, and Captain America. Cruise along the Venetian Hotel and Casino on a gondola ride. Take a ride on Miley’s life-size wrecking ball and bow down to Queen Bey. Take a spin on a DJ set with headliner Steve Aoki. Feel the thrill of plunging in a pool of a million poker chips and party with the Wolf Pack boys. Sail on a gondola cruise on the water outside the iconic Venetian Hotel and Casino with views of the famous Las Vegas Strip. Float beneath bridges, beside cafes, under balconies, and coast down the Grand Canal. Be transported by the soothing sound of the water and the romantic songs of the gondoliers. Complete your experience by selecting the option to add a delicious all-American meal at the Hard Rock Café after your gondola ride.

Las Vegas: Elvis-Themed Wedding or Vow Renewal

2. Las Vegas: Elvis-Themed Wedding or Vow Renewal

Graceland Chapel was the very first chapel in the entire world to perform the famous Elvis-themed wedding ceremony back in 1977. Today, it continues to provide the most entertaining and emotional Elvis themed Rock n Roll weddings, vow renewals, and commitment ceremonies in Las Vegas. Book your ceremony here and follow in the footsteps of Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Ray Cyrus, and the King of Rock n Roll himself, Elvis Presley.  Surprise your friends and family with a truly one-of-a-kind Elvis Presley themed wedding or vow renewal ceremony that is sure to be a highlight of your Las Vegas trip. Walk down the aisle with a beautiful 3 rose bouquet and matching boutonniere for the groom. Enjoy entertainment from your own personal Elvis impersonator who will accompany the bride down the aisle, read his own special Elvis vows and sing 3 songs for you and up to 30 guests. Have your special moment captured by a professional photographer who will provide you with $80 in photo credits that you can apply to any photo purchases you choose. Reserve an Elvis themed ceremony at the place that started it all, the original Elvis-themed wedding chapel.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Bus Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

3. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Bus Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

Embark on a full-day tour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon with a narrated bus tour. Throughout the day, admire scenic views of the Joshua Tree Forest National Park, the Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Start with pickup from Las Vegas and meet your professional driver/guide who will provide information about the sights along the way. You will receive a light breakfast snack upon boarding the Grand Canyon bus. Enjoy a 15-minute stop at the Hoover Dam for a photo opportunity and an amazing view of the Bypass Bridge. Upon arrival at the West Rim, enjoy your first views of the majestic Colorado River below. Take in the spectacular views from Eagle and Guano points. If you hike the trail at Guano Point, reach the West Rim’s highest point, where the views of the Colorado River below are breathtaking. Afterwards, return to Las Vegas with drop-off at your hotel.

Las Vegas: Small Group 3-Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour

4. Las Vegas: Small Group 3-Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour

Enjoy a compact guided tour of the Hoover Dam from Las Vegas, and take the chance to see this man-made wonder up close. Admire views of the dam and Lake Mead — America’s largest reservoir. Benefit from pickup and drop-off at selected hotels. Get picked up in Las Vegas and relax in air-conditioned comfort on the 40-minute drive to the Hoover Dam. Arrive at the dam and cross the Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, where your guide will park.  Head up to the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge Walkway on foot and take in the spectacular bird’s-eye view over the dam and the nearby Colorado River. Stop at Hemenway Park, where you’ll notice some desert bighorn sheep often hang out. Continue onto the Lake Mead Lookout for panoramic views of the man-made aquatic wonder. After this, drive across the dam to various lookout points and stop to take photos at the most picturesque spots, guaranteed.  At the end of your activity, you’ll head back to Las Vegas, where you’ll be dropped off at your hotel or your preferred location on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas: Open-Top Panoramic Night Tour with Live Guide

5. Las Vegas: Open-Top Panoramic Night Tour with Live Guide

Climb aboard an open-top double-decker bus for a night tour of Las Vegas. Experience the neon lights and electric buzz of “Sin City” after dark. See iconic sights like the 'Welcome to Las Vegas' sign, 'The Strat,' and the Excalibur Hotel. Drive down the Las Vegas Strip, and see dancing fountains and erupting volcanoes. Pass the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign at the gateway to the city, and continue downtown to the Golden Nugget. Here, take in the incredible Fremont Street Experience as you leave the bus for free time to explore the famous Fremont sound and light show. Check out the artists' kiosks and admire the costumed entertainers. Return to the bus and drive back to the Las Vegas Strip. Add on a 24-hour hop-on and hop-off bus ticket to your night tour and experience Las Vegas at your own pace. Enjoy extraordinary shopping opportunities and themed resorts, including monuments that evoke the romance of Venice, Paris, and New York. You will get access to the Las Vegas Strip/Downtown Route, with unlimited hop-on and hop-off privileges at multiple stops along the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Vegas. Las Vegas Strip/Downtown Route:1. American Eagle Store at the MGM Grand west wing tour lobby 2. LINQ Promenade at The High Roller bus loading zone 3. Sahara Las Vegas LV Blvd entrance4. Arts and Antique District in front of Re-Bar 5. Mob Museum east of the main entrance6. The Strat on corner LV Blvd and Bob Stupak Ave 7. Treasure Island tour bus loading zone 8. Excalibur Hotel at the tour bus rotunda 9. Welcome to Las Vegas Sign in the Harley Davidson parking lot

Las Vegas: Death Valley Day Tour

6. Las Vegas: Death Valley Day Tour

Enjoy the scenic outdoors and rugged extremes of the western United States with a visit to Death Valley. Sample local treats and visit top secret Area 51. See ghost towns of the Wild West, and famous Zabriskie Point. Stop at remote Area 51 Alien Center. Keep watch for top secret military aircraft flying training runs nearby. Work up an appetite and visit Death Valley Nut and Candy Company. See the ghost town of Rhyolite, which came into prosperity in 1904 when gold was found. Pay a visit to the Goldwell Open Air Museum with its local oddities. Enter Death Valley, with a stop at Hell's Gate. Head out to the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Trek through the sand where Star Wars characters once walked, then take off to Furnace Creek Visitor Center, where the highest-ever temperature was recorded. Ask the park rangers questions or pick up a souvenir. Finally, visit Badwater Basin, with the lowest elevation in North America (282 feet below sea level) and then Zabriskie Point. Snap a selfie in the 150-mile-long park, a swirl of colors in the background.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

7. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

Explore the majestic scenery of the Grand Canyon and the world of the Hualapai tribe on a full-day tour to the West Rim from Las Vegas with lunch and transfers, plus optional helicopter, boat, and Skywalk experiences.  Your guide will provide a live narration as you travel, while you sit back and relax on a state-of-the-art luxury bus. Travel through the ancient Joshua Tree Forest en route to the West Rim. Stop for a great photo opportunity of the Hoover Dam from the Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. On arrival, explore the tribal village and Hualapai Market. Grab a bite to eat at the Skywalk Café, before getting panoramic views from Guano Point and Eagle Point. Brave the latest attraction here — the glass-bottom Grand Canyon Skywalk. Learn the history and geology of the Canyon from your local guide. Then meet some of the Hualapai tribe when they perform a traditional dance in their full tribal dress. Tailor the rest of the tour to include the experiences you would like from the options below.  Tour with Skywalk Entry Ticket Walk across the sky on the glass bridge situated 4,000 feet above the Canyon floor. Get a complete 360˚ panoramic view of the Grand Canyon West Rim. Tour with Helicopter and Cruise Complete your Grand Canyon experience with a thrilling helicopter flight 4,000 feet down to the Canyon floor. Then, board a pontoon boat for a 15-minute ride along the Colorado River. Tour with Helicopter, Cruise, and Skywalk Entry Ticket This is the full package to see the Grand Canyon West Rim from top to bottom. Enjoy the glass Skywalk, thrilling helicopter flight to the base of the canyon, and a 15-minute pontoon boat ride along the Colorado River. Then, unwind as you are transferred back to your accommodation in Las Vegas after your day at the Grand Canyon.  

From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour

8. From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour

Get ready for a bird’s-eye view of one of the country’s most memorable natural wonders on this scenic airplane tour over the Grand Canyon. Benefit from hotel pickup and drop-off in Las Vegas and admire the canyon’s West Rim from above. Get picked up from your hotel in Las Vegas and head on down to Boulder Terminal for your check-in. Board the air-conditioned passenger aircraft, and prepare for take-off. Fly towards the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, passing over Lake Mead — the largest man-made lake in the US — and the Hoover Dam. Soar above the Colorado River and soak in the scenery as you cross into Arizona. Arrive at the Grand Canyon — a stunning natural phenomenon. Gaze out of the plane's large windows for panoramic views of the swirling colors and rock formations as you benefit from expert commentary in 1 of 16 languages. Enjoy the views on the way back to Boulder Terminal and be dropped off back to your hotel in Las Vegas, where your tour will end. You can request a commemorative flight certificate, and personalized photos are available to purchase.

Las Vegas: Meow Wolf's Omega Mart Ticket

9. Las Vegas: Meow Wolf's Omega Mart Ticket

Journey into Omega Mart and experience the latest groundbreaking interactive art collective, Meow Wolf. Discover portals that lead to surreal worlds filled with unexpected, art-filled, and mind-bending landscapes to play in. Explore an extraordinary supermarket as you navigate a surreal, artistic environment and admire stunning works by local and international artists. Enjoy cutting-edge art as you venture into uncharted territory. In other words, you have no idea what's in store for you. A visit to Omega Mart is the beginning of an adventure.

From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Half-Day Tour

10. From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Half-Day Tour

Travel in style and comfort to the most popular sightseeing attraction in Nevada. The Hoover Dam is a feat of modern engineering and is one of the Seven Man-Made Wonders of the Modern World. Your professional guide will personally escort you throughout your tour to help you make the most of your Hoover Dam experience. Several areas of interest along the way include the historic city of Boulder, originally a Federal town built to house the workers building Hoover Dam, and the beautiful Lake Mead – the largest man-made body of water in the western hemisphere – and dramatic views of the Colorado River. At the dam, you’ll see a live presentation on the Dam’s construction and history, and walk through the exhibition galleries and picturesque observation deck. Finally, venture down to the power plant to view the massive generators. The Hoover Dam Discovery Tour offers ample time for thoroughly exploring this National Historic Landmark and engineering wonder of the world. Enjoy this half-day trip in a custom luxury bus, allowing you a more personalized experience.

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My guides with Fun Group were Tomo and Yu. The pickup point at Bellagio was easy to find thanks to the company’s good communication. Driving was shared between our guides because it was a 17 hour day. They were both very safe drivers I was impressed. The van I was in had a high top and well temperature controlled. This tour is well worth it. The guides did preplanned pit stops at good intervals. It was so much easier on a tour as they know exactly where the best viewing and photo opportunities were. Tomo is a seasoned photographer, as I was touring alone he was able to take shots of myself with the landscape as well as the rest of the group. That itself was worth the tour cost. The three included sights are magnificent and it was not rushed to see each site. You visit Canyon X with a Navajo guide. Beautiful. Our group of ladies was also a fun group to tour with on sept 9. Highly recommend company and tour. Details were well planned - no hiccups. It’s a long day. Recommend Tomo too!

My wife & I had a wonderful time on our Sweet Tour to the Grand Canyon/Hoover Dam. Our guide (Konoa) & driver (Carlos) were outstanding! The trip was fun, informative, interesting, funny & so beautiful. It was our 1st trip to the Canyon & Hoover Dam. We were blown away. We both learned quite a bit too as Konoa was a fountain of interesting facts. A great time. Too, my wife left her hat on the bus and the company (Earl) personally delivered it to our hotel. Big thanks for that extra effort. And thanks to the receptionist (Lucille?). She also went above & beyond making sure my wife got her hat back. We would definitely use Sweet Tour Co again & would recommend them to our friends & family. Thanks for a wonderful time!!

We were able to visit the Valley of Fire as a small group. 10 was a much better number then the big busses. We had a guide who pointed out all the site and more. Before we left we even got to see long horn sheep. Not just one but a baby with both parents. We even learned what plants they eat. Plus what we could survive on if we got lost in the dessert. We stopped at the little museum to see their information, grab a bathroom break and even an ice cream - it was a hot day. I am really glad we had Mark as our driver he really went out of his way for us. We even started our day with a picture at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign. Some of the best pictures I have were taken that day by Mark.

Great guides who are knowledgeable. Buses clean and run regularly.

Not over the top spectacle however it was a brilliant watch