Your Las Vegas visit will most likely revolve around the Strip where you'll find all the iconic neon lights and famous sights. If you're not mesmerized by the city's soaring skyscrapers and monuments, you'll be blown away by its flourishing arts, food, fashion and nightlife scenes.
PLACES TO SEE
1.THE VENETIAN GRAND CANAL AND CASINO
A replica of Venice, complete with gondola rides along the Grand Canal. Singers, stilt walkers and "living statues" recreate the typical scene you'd likely encounter in the real Venice. If you'd rather spend your money on chance visit The Venetian's casino with its variety of games.
2.CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
Well known for its incredible acrobatic feats, which are performed with an unrivaled level of artistry. All performances are inspired by a variety of natural and cultural elements and can be enjoyed by viewers of all ages.
3.THE MOB MUSEUM
The museum sheds light on the city's pervasiveness in the 20th century gangster era. The former federal courthouse now houses 12 distinct exhibits devoted to exposing America's mob history such as the notorious gangsters as Al Capone, Bugsy Siegel and John Gotti and the dedicated G-men and FBI agents, like J. Edgar Hoover, Eliot Ness and Harry Anslinger. A detailed history of mob activity in the U.S. and around the world, from the rise of organized crime families to the intricate gambling scams still perpetrated today is on display.
4.THE NEON MUSEUM
The pays tribute to the Las Vegas light show, which is offering guided tours of the "boneyard." Around 450 pieces of old Vegas signage all laid out for admiration on the desert floor can be seen in the outdoor gallery. The one-hour boneyard walk-throughs are led by local historians, who provide details on signs from such iconic landmarks as Caesars Palace, the Golden Nugget and Stardust.
5.CEASARS PALACE CASINO AND THE FORUM SHOPS
Found yourself in ancient Rome, with massive columns and frescoes paying tribute to the casino's namesake. With itâ€™s multiple dance floors, lounges and the rooftop venueâ€™s the palace offers unparalleled entertainment and views of Sin City. The Fall of Atlantis show tell the children about the legend using no shortage of special effects.
6.NEW YORK-NEW YORK AND THE BIG APPLE ROLLERCOASTER
Complete with scale models of famous Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and the Brooklyn Bridge it occupies almost a full block of the Strip. Boastin a New York-style pizzeria, several bars, a variety of shops and a casino stocked with all of your favorite slot machines, poker and table games, providing plenty of opportunities to win big. The highlight of a visit to New York-New York is a ride on the Big Apple Rollercoaster where travellers can benefit from excellent views of the southern Strip.
7.LAS VEGAS NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
The Museum has world-class collection of wildlife and prehistoric on exhibit which created an exciting and interactive learning experience.From the desert to the ocean, from Nevada to Africa, from prehistoric times to the present, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum takes young and old on a learning adventure around the world.
8.STRATOSPHERE X SCREAM
The space age, yet simplistic design resembles a massive teeter-totter or a Vegas rollercoaster unlike any other ever seen. X-Scream propels you and several other riders headfirst, 27 feet over the edge of the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower. After being shot over the edge, you'll dangle weightlessly above the Las Vegas Strip before being pulled back and propelled over again for more.
OTHER PLACES TO SEE OR DO TO
The best way to get around is by taxi, bus, shuttle monorail, tram, car hire, bike or Uber.
The best time to visit Las Vegas are from March to May and from September to November when the weather is consistently pleasant.