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11 COOL Things To Do On a Las Vegas Vacation Right NOW

Las Vegas, the sin city— there is no doubt is one of the most visited cities in America. And, any Las Vegas vacation is all about a couple of cool & quirky things, the city is known for — casino hotels, Night parties, and the glitzy lights of The Strip. I can bet my bottom dollar once you are in the city you’ll realize why we call Las Vegas one of the world’s top cities. You’ll get an opportunity to enjoy a couple of unique things that you have never experienced in your life. A lot of activities in Las Vegas have something to do with casinos, and then there are fountain shows, replicas of popular city skylines, canals that look like mini Venice, and then those giant hotels that look no less than the pyramids. In short, it’s heaven for the travel enthusiasts — It’s time to book your Las Vegas vacations NOW, you are missing out on something really amazing. 

 

The sin city might be popularly known for the swashbuckling casinos & the round-the-clock party atmosphere but it has much more to offer. This article talks about everything that might keep you in awe, that you might not have ever seen including the roulette & hangovers. You’ll simply be spoiled for choices, if you are up for a Las Vacation to experience some cool things. So be it hiking the Grand Canyon, feeling the thrills on the Stratosphere, watching a couple of wonderful shows, or munching on some amazing food at Michelin-starred restaurants— you’ll get an opportunity to experience something COOL, QUIRKY & UNIQUE. 

 

11 COOL Things To Do On a Las Vegas Vacation 

 

1. The Las Vegas Strip

2. Cirque du Soleil

3. Hoover Dam

4. Gondola Ride at the Venetian

5. Lake Mead

6. The Neon Museum

7. Try Flying Over the city on a Helicopter

8. Nightout & Party

9. Live entertainment

10.Fremont Street

11.The Valley of Fire State Park

 

So, until you book your Las Vegas vacation for real, enjoy reading the article. Here we go:

 

1. The Las Vegas Strip

 

 

The Las Vegas Strip is one of the most popular places in the city, visitors look forward to during their Las Vegas vacation. The 4.2-mile stretch of South Las Vegas Boulevard is all inundated with top hotels, casinos, Michel-starred restaurants & much more. This place is simply magic for all those visitors who love shopping, fun, entertainment, dazzling nightlife & fine dining. The entire stretch is perfectly pedestrian-friendly and you could very much cover it all by walking. The Las Vegas strip sometimes is also known as the adults’ playground in the sense that it has almost everything adults enjoy doing. You can find casinos in almost every design— be it the themes of by-gone eras or the modern sleek styles. This is where you can get to experience every type of casino game that exists on the planet on your Las Vegas vacation. And, you don’t know when you will bump into one of your favorite celebrities. Want some cool style advice for your Las Vegas vacation, we’ve got you covered.

 

2. Cirque du Soleil

 

 

Founded in 1984 by a duo of street performers, the Cirque du Soleil is the world’s best and biggest circus producer. It’s about vibrant performers, a central theme, live music, and much more. And, every performance that you see here will not let you get off your seat. Cirque du Soleil’s has plenty of amazing shows to make your Las Vegas vacation an unforgettable experience for you. 

 

3. Hoover Dam

 

 

So, if you like walking across, contemplating looking at pleasing sights then take time in your Las Vegas vacation to walk across the Hoover Dam. you can stop by the visitor’s centers to dive a little deeper and know about the history of the Dam. I’m sure you will be taken by surprise looking at the Dam and wondering how people in those times might have built without the tools that we can have today. And, you should not miss the “Dam Burger” when you are in the area! This is going to one of those attractions on your Las Vegas vacation that will present something for everyone on their platter. 

 

4. Gondola Ride at the Venetian

 

 

Riding the Gondola is one of the most exciting things that you would ever do on your Las Vegas vacation. Some of the top casino hotels in the city are amazing and you must visit them on your Las Vegas vacation. And, you’ll love Venetian for the really amazing replica of Venice will canal bringing similar vibes— and you can’t miss that incredible Gondola ride. And, you’ll be absolutely amazed to hear gondoliers singing — every part of this place will make you feel as if you are in Venice, that’s just great about this place. It’s like sometimes you might feel weird to feel being in Venice when you are still in the middle of America with the next thing on your mind being casinos & night parties. It’s QUIRKY, but believes me, it’s FUN!!

 

5. Lake Mead

 

 

Lake Mead is the first national Recreational Areas in the USA— you can swim, cycle, go hiking, fishing, boating, and much more. Spread over 1.5 million acres throughout the valleys, canyons, and mountains— it brings you a great way to cool down & spend looking at the fishes. For all that it offers, sometimes, it’s also referred to as the water paradise. You’ll see and revel at the Hoover Dam from Lake Mead. It was created in the 1930s and today it is the biggest reservoir in America. Visit Lake Mead on your Las Vegas vacation to enjoy looking at the blue waters striking across the brown landscape.

 

6. The Neon Museum

 

 

The Neon Museum is an NGO that operates to collect, preserve, study & exhibit — various representations of the Las Vegas culture, history, education & art. The Museum was founded in 1996 where you would enjoy the Boneyard tour (highly recommended night tour) the most on your Las Vegas vacation. You would get to see over 200 pieces of old Vegas signage spread through an area of 2-acre here. It would be a sin not to see this amazing place when in the sin city. 

 

7. Try Flying Over the city on a Helicopter

 

 

This is a real opportunity on this Las Vegas vacation to see the city from all different angles aboard a helicopter. It’s going to be a cool & quirky experience ever— looking at the glittering Las Vegas. Seeing the city on the wheels is another experience but looking at the city all illuminated with glittering lights is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I’m sure the vibrant light, people walking on the streets, hotels making it all look beautiful, will make you fall in love with the city all over again. 

 

8. Nightout & Party

 

 

So night-out parties in Las Vegas are just amazing, especially for all the party geeks. We don’t really need to mention here, a night out party is simply different in Las Vegas than in any other city in the world. And, the party hops around the clock— besides an assortment of nightclubs, the city also houses a number of day clubs. Keep reading leisure.com’s handy guides for more information on nightclubs, day clubs, dress codes, tipping & more. Another rejuvenating idea that you must not miss out on during your Las Vegas vacation is enjoying the nightlife. 

 

9. Live entertainment

 

 

Are you a fan of live entertainment? I love them and I think most of you have been dreaming to watch out on some live entertainment— so here you are on your Las Vegas vacations and there could not be any other place than this to make your dream come true. Almost every lounge, bar & restaurant along the Las Vegas strip will bring you the echo of that amazing live music playing. And, you would love the street performers all along the Strip— however, some of the most popular venues for live entertainment include MGM Grand Gardens & T-Mobile Arena, it’s where you would see big names like Paul McCartney & Elton John. And, if you want to experience your Las Vega vacation in a more intimate way— visit Brooklyn Bowl & The Cosmopolitan for live entertainment. 

 

10. Fremont Street

 

 

Fremont Street, the first paved street in Las Vegas it is where you’ll get a sneak-peek into the real Vegas. After the Las Vegas Strip, Fremont Street is the second popular street in the city. It was explorer John Charles Fremont after which the street was named and it has existed since Las Vegas was founded in 1905. So, on your Las Vegas vacation, this is another place where you’ll get to see the great gambling scenes of the city, however a long time back gambling was illegal in Las Vegas. In 1931 the Northern Club became the first licensed casino on Fremont Street. Today, almost every movie that includes a nightlife scent is shot in Fremont Street’s neon signs. For all the lights & Life, it is often referred to as “Glitter Gulch.” You can't miss this glittering street on your Las Vegas vacation— I’m sure you won’t!

 

11. The Valley of Fire State Park

 

 

Located amidst the gray limestone, the Valley of Fire State Park has 2000 years old petroglyphs & petrified trees. The valley is famous around the world for its bright red Aztec sandstone spread in about 40,000 acres of land. On your visit to the site during your Las vega vacation, you’ll get to see different exhibits of geology, ecology, history & prehistory. The park is open throughout the year & there are many campsites that include water, shaded tables & grills for leisure luxury travelers. Besides, there is an abundance of hiking trails for you to add an element of an adventure travel experience. You’ll love this massive land! 

 

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