Fun Things to Do in Las Vegas

When talking about top spots for a weekend getaway, it’s impossible not to mention Las Vegas. This city was built for quick bursts of fun, crawling with things to do at all hours. One might be overwhelmed at first glance, but there’s no reason to shy away from the Entertainment Capital of the World.

First of all, you can get a great deal by bundling the price of your flight and hotel with Las Vegas vacation packages. The Strip and surrounding resorts offer year-round deals, so whether you’re looking to ball on a budget or celebrate like a high roller, you can rest easy knowing you maximized your savings.

Now for the fun! The list goes on when talking about things to do in Las Vegas, so we’re going to name a few that suit all ages and travel styles.

THRILLS

• Stratosphere Tower: An iconic resort tower with four thrill-seeking rides atop–more than 800 feet in the air.

• Zip-lining: Soar over the crowds of iconic Fremont Street or head out to Bootleg Canyon for a more scenic yet daring experience.

• Richard Petty Driving Experience: Feed your inner speed demon from behind the wheel of a 600-horsepower NASCAR vehicle as you compete at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

• Helicopter Tours: Get unmatched aerial views of the city and iconic Las Vegas landmarks.

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SHOPPING

• The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace: Upscale designer shopping to match the opulence of the Roman Empire, see replicas of the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon.

• Miracle Mile Shops: Located inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, wander through a mile of more than 200 shops and restaurants.

• Container Park: Head to downtown Las Vegas for a unique shopping and dining experience featuring boutiques and cafes housed in repurposed shipping containers.

• The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and The Palazzo: Across the road from Caesars Palace, head to a Venice-inspired shopping center–canals and gondolas included!

• Las Vegas Premium Outlets: If you didn’t hit the jackpot at the casinos, find great deals on a range of designer brands.

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HISTORICAL SITES

• Neon Museum: Learn about Sin City’s colorful past with a tour of two acres worth of retired neon signs and learn about the city’s history through its iconic signage.

• The Golden Nugget: Originally built in 1946, this resort on the legendary Fremont Street is one of the oldest, classic, and most famous hotel-casinos in the city.

• Mob Museum: Head to the federal courthouse to the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement to learn about mobsters in Las Vegas and beyond.

• The Las Vegas Strip Sign: We’ve all seen it in the movies, but head to the entrance of the strip for a fabulous photo-op.

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See, Las Vegas is more than just extravagant casinos and late-night nuptials! Find deals on a Las Vegas vacation package and experience the offerings of the Entertainment Capital of the World.