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Call it Sin City if you want, but there's no denying that the Entertainment Capital of the World has a unique allure. After all, it took a lot more than seedy clichés to make Las Vegas one of the world's leading tourist destinations!

Las Vegas Helicopter Tours

Vegas isn't a place to be enjoyed on the cheap! Set the tone for extravagance with Helicopter tours of the city's kitsch architecture and surrounding desert landscapes.

Death Valley

Death Valley, the hottest corner of North America, may be ominously named but its beauty is quite humbling, and it even blooms in spring. Just bring plenty of water!

Las Vegas Strip

The Las Vegas Strip boasts many of the world's largest hotels and casinos, all hosting their own dazzling shows. Take the scenic route by limo!

Fountains of Bellagio

The choreographed fountains in front of the Bellagio hotel "dance" every 15 minutes from 8pm till midnight (and every 30 in the afternoons)!

Mirage Volcano

The huge volcano in front of the Mirage hotel is another attraction in the same vein. It erupts on the hour from 8pm till midnight and, oddly, smells like pina coladas!

Photo: Brian Neudorff@ Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Las Vegas Motor Speedway

If gambling in the casinos isn't enough to set your pulse racing then how about zipping around the thrilling Motor Speedway in a luxury sports car?

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

You might be able to see the canyon's breathtaking red rock formations from your hotel window but getting up close to the Red Rock Canyon is a must for avid hikers, rock climbers, and mountain bikers!

Hoover Dam Bypass

The Hoover Dam Bypass is actually called the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, but neither name really does justice to this spectacular feat of engineering!

Hoover Dam

Did somebody say feat of engineering? The Hoover Dam's art-deco design is impressive inside and out, although the exterior's breathtaking enormity is truly something to behold.

Photo: playamongfriends@ flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Stratosphere Tower

The tallest freestanding observation tower in the US offers the best views in Las Vegas, as well as a revolving restaurant and four terrifying amusement rides!

Planning Your Las Vegas Visit

When to go?

Unless you have a high tolerance for heat, plan your trip either side of summer. If you want to avoid the crowds then visit during the week.

How to get around?

From cabs and double-decker buses to helicopters and the Las Vegas monorail, the city has no shortage of ways to travel. Just remember that everything gravitates towards the Strip.

How to dress?

Women shouldn't have a problem but male dress codes differ for nightclubs so it's worth checking them online. Generally speaking though, a shirt and decent shoes go a long way.

How to win?

You're on your own there! Good luck!

Good to know

  • Language
    English
  • Currency
    USD ($)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (-08:00)
  • Country Code
    +1
  • Best time to visit
    Spring or Fall

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What people are saying about Las Vegas

Great way to get to know Las Vegas at first sign

Really liked it...did this tour on my first night Las Vegas and got a great pic and overview about the city! Afterwards it was easy to discover places I like on my own. tour guide and bus driver were both great and informative. Recommend this Tour in combination with the day Tour since you save money like this!

Las Vegas 3-Hour Night Tour by Open-Top Bus Reviewed by Carmen, 09/16/2018

The tour was the highlight off my trip to Vegas!

Amazing from begging to end the bus driver Thomas was out off this world had the whole bus laughing an made the trip to an from the canyon a lot more bareable 5*

Kelly, our guide and true Las Vegas historian

This was the second trip my husband and I had made to Las Vegas. It was longer than the first which gave us more time to explore the area fully. We could not have been happier with the Fremont Street walking tour. Our guide, Kelly, was excellent! He knew a lot about the past and present of Las Vegas. Kelly showed us historical photographs which really helped us understand how things had changed. He told us little known facts about such places as the Plaza Hotel and Casino which we would have never known if he had not told us. As a guide, Kelly was the best.

Downtown Las Vegas - Fremont St. Walking Tour Reviewed by Karen, 09/07/2018

Beautiful views, wild life, history, cool refreshing water

We took the morning tour, the 45 minute drive went by quickly due to the conversation of our tour guides Seth & Lauren. After a quick safety briefing we were paddling along the shore line looking for wildlife. Several lizards, a blue heron, a road runner, and water fowl were spotted. Our guides were great sources of information about the area. We stopped for a short walk up to the remains of two cabins used pre Hoover dam. Opportunities for swimming off beach and photos of a small cave broke up the paddling nicely. The pace was leisurely and provided time to get to know our guides and tour mates. There was time before and after the tour to stop at the marina shop for sunscreen or a beer. The marina also had restrooms for changing into dry clothes after getting off of the water. Our trip lasted about an hour longer than planned, Seth & Lauren learned of a highway closure while on the kayaks and adjusted the trip accordingly. I will be taking the full day tour my next Vegas trip.

Best Sunrise-Biketour ever - and the only one in Red Rock Canyon☀️

Absolutely exciting tour.‍♀️‍♀️☀️ Enjoy the sunrise in Canyon ☀️☀️. Or drive at any time at the day. About 25 miles. Easy Tour with eBikes also for beginners without struggle. Selfguided. Instructor (chief) Tanya picked us up at the hotel and brought us to the Canyon. There we got very good instructions to the bikes, we got enough waterbottles, snacks, gloves, helmets and sunglasses for the tour as well. Tanya is fluent in english, french and german and absoulety friendly. She also picked us up again after the tour and brought us back to the hotel while she was giving us a lot of advices for our outstanding days in the region of Las Vegas. Very familiar and same time professionell. No waiting times. No unclear things. We recommend this tour without any restrictions!! ☀️☀️