Planning a trip to Vegas? Whether it's your first time or your hundredth time, for whatever the occasion, these seven activities should most definitely be on your bucket list. Whether you need a break from hitting the clubs, or want to walk around after spending some quality time by the pool, don't miss these attractions that you can only find in Vegas.
Top 7 Things To Put On Your Vegas Bucket List
1. Le Rêve – The Dream
This show has a little bit of everything from Vegas’ best shows—aquatic performances, pyrotechnic effects, drama, and music. The unique theater-in-the-round setup means that nobody gets a bad seat. Performers are both agile on the stage and graceful in the water—think Cirque du Soleil meets synchronized swimming. This visual storytelling spectacle takes place at the Wynn Hotel. For a truly decadent night out, opt for tickets that include champagne service and chocolate-dipped strawberries.
2. The Fountains of Bellagio
The Fountains of Bellagio are renowned for their mesmerizing choreography and light show. Located in front of the Bellagio Hotel, the fountains are accessible to all who pass by them on the Strip. They are active every day of the week at regular intervals, so visitors can take in the light and music show whenever their schedule allows it. This activity is appropriate for all ages, so bring along everybody in your party and enjoy this spectacular show!
3. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
For a break from the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas, take a short 15-minute drive to this naturally beautiful landmark. There are abundant opportunities to hike, boulder, and learn more about the area at the visitor center. For those who would like some help exploring, there are many tours out of the city. Take a guided horseback ride for leisurely travel through this small canyon, or view it from above on a helicopter tour!
4. The Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian
Step out of Las Vegas and into Venice at this high-end shopping district. Modeled to look like the Italian city, this attraction features shopping, restaurants, and canals with gondolas. Though some shops are expensive, many are accessible to the standard traveler. The gondolas are available for rides, which is a great activity for couples. If you’re lucky, you may catch a small performance by a group of entertainers who sing, act, and delight visitors.
5. The Mob Museum
This unique museum provides visitors with interactive exhibits about the history and stories of American organized crime. There are many interactive exhibits here, including some about Hollywood, real events, and law enforcement’s continual fight against the Mob. Events put on by the museum echo real events happening today, keeping this attraction relevant in an ever-changing world. Buy your tickets ahead of time for a better price.
6. Casino at Caesars Palace
No trip to Las Vegas is complete without visiting Caesars Palace. Immortalized by Zach Galifianakis’s character in The Hangover, this Vegas staple is much more than a hotel. You don’t have to stay in a room to enjoy its pool, shows, or casino. Gambling at Caesars Palace has a reputation for prestige and fun. Enjoy its Roman-themed décor, hundreds of slot machines, and many table games.
7. Luxury Vacation Rental
Your epic trip to Vegas deserves an epic accommodation, like these luxury rentals, or like your own private pool in the photo above. Through there are many affordable vacation rentals on Tripping.com, look for penthouse condos and huge estates to enjoy Vegas in style. Many rentals are within walking distance of the Strip, famous for housing Las Vegas’ most opulent attractions. Let Tripping.com take away the stress of planning your Vegas vacation!
This article was written by Missy Fackler.