1. Watch High Stakes Poker At The Bellagio
Bobby’s Room at The Bellagio
The Bellagio is perhaps the most famous casino in all of Las Vegas. The casino’s design is inspired by the town of Bellagio in Italy which is famous for its opulence. Outside the casino there is a lake that spans 8 acres and features the world famous Fountains of Bellagio. In total there are nearly 4,000 rooms at the Bellagio which are split into two towers, the original Bellagio Tower and the newer Spa Tower. Inside the casino you will find never-ending rows of slot machines and other classic casino games. Bobby’s room is also worth noting due to its high stakes table. Many professional players choose to play in this room and pots are known to have exceeded $1 million.
2. See The Barrel Vault Canopy At The Fremont Street Experience
Barrel Vault Canopy
The Fremont Street Experience is in downtown Las Vegas and it covers five blocks of Fremont Street. The Barrel Vault Canopy is the main attraction, it covers four blocks and is approximately 1,500 feet in length. The area is always awash with tourists as they come to watch free concerts or have a go on the SlotZilla Zip Line. Each year there is a New Year’s Eve party held here which feature a firework display on the large display screen. There are 12.5 million LED’s in the display board and it takes 10 computers to control what they display.
3. Take A look At The City From A Great Height
If you are a lover of great heights then you should make sure you take a trip up the Stratosphere Tower. The Tower is the largest freestanding observation tower in the country and it stands at 350.2 meters tall. When you get to the top of the tower there are two observation decks, four rides and a revolving restaurant. There is a separate building which houses the hotel, it has 2,427 rooms and an 80,000 square foot casino.
4. Stay At The Second Largest Hotel In The World
The Venetian, Las Vegas
The Venetian in Las Vegas was at one time the largest hotel in the world with 4,049 rooms, 3068 suites and a 120,000 square foot casino. It is now sitting in second position but only because the same company has built a slightly larger one in Macau. The hotel is inspired by Venice in Italy and has many items that are modelled on Venetian landmarks. Whilst you are at The Venetian you may want to take a trip to the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum which was opened in October 2001.
5. Understand The History Of The Mob
The Mob Museum in Las Vegas is officially known as The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement. It provides the visitor with an interactive journey though the history of the Mob. It starts right at the beginning and goes up until modern day. You will find true life stories that come to life through interactive exhibits and tell the stories from both sides. There are sections of the museum dedicated to Al Capone, Lucky Luciano and J. Edgar Hoover.
6. Stay At A Polynesian Themed Hotel
The Mirage Hotel
If you a fan of The Beatles then you should make a trip to The Mirage Hotel and Casino whilst you are enjoying your stay in Vegas. There is a permanent show called The Beatles: LOVE, the show has won acclaim around the world and is highly recommended. Outside the front of The Mirage is a free standing marquee which happens to be the largest in the world. If clubbing is more your scene then a trip to the hotels 1OAK nightclub will guarantee you an evening of entertainment. It has a New York theme and covers an area of 1,500 square meters.
7. Get Lost At The MGM Grand
The MGM Grand Lion
The MGM Grand is on the south end of the Strip in Las Vegas and is instantly recognizable by the 45 foot bronze statue of a lion at the entrance. You could easily get lost for days on end in the hotel, there are four pools, three whirlpools as well as a lazy river. There is a huge selection of live daily entertainment to choose from as well as nightclubs and fine dining restaurants. The casino at MGM Grand is huge and the largest in Clark County covering an area of 171,500 square feet.
8. Enter The Deep Blue World At Shark Reef Aquarium
Shark Reef Aquarium
The Shark Reef Aquarium is a bit different to a normal aquarium as the name may suggest. The aquarium is designed so that visitors enter an ancient underwater temple that is slowly being swallowed up by the ocean. The animals on show are some of the most dangerous and unusual in the world and most come from tropical waters. There are fourteen fantastic exhibits with the star of the show being a shipwreck that contains 1.3 million gallons of water. You can enjoy almost 360 degree views of sharks and other fish. In total there are over 2,000 animals making up 100 different species and 15 types of shark.
9. Step Into Ancient Rome At Caesars Palace
Caesars Palace oozes class in a way that is difficult to match. The hotel has been designed with a Roman Theme and houses countless elegant rooms throughout its six towers. The suites are mouthwatering and feature marble bathroom products, seating areas, wet bars, whirlpools and luxurious beds. The high end suites even include huge flat-screen TV’s dance floors and billiards tables. If you can pull yourself away from your suite then you will find yourself surrounded by live entertainment, swimming pools, nightclubs, spa and restaurants. If all of that is still leaving you wanting more there is the Casino itself which again follows the Roman theme.
10. Get Romantic At Paris Las Vegas
Paris Las Vegas
If you are honeymooning in Las Vegas then you might want to consider Paris Las Vegas. The hotel is modeled on the city of love and features many of the most popular attractions from Paris. There is a replica of the Eiffel Tower that has been built approximately half the height of the original. A copy of the Arc de Triomphe also finds its way into the hotel along with a replica of the La Fontaine des Mers. Jersey Boys is the hotel’s permanent show and is well worth watching.
11. Admire The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Sitting about 15 miles outside of Las Vegas is the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Each year one million people head out the area to view the natural beauty of this area. When you arrive you cannot help but be amazed by the large red rock formations, sandstone peaks and the Keystone Thrust. Some of the walls are 910 meters tall which makes them a favourite with rock climbers. The highest point of Red Rock Canyon is called La Madre Mountain and it is 2,485 meters tall. There is a road that loops around the area, this gives visitors easy access to many of the most popular sites.
12. Spend Time At Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas cost an eye watering 2.7 billion dollars to build and is one of the most glamorous and awarded hotels in the world. The hotel is spread out over 49 floors and features 2,716 rooms. If you are headed to the casino you might want to take if you ever plan on finding your way back out due to its huge size! In regards to awards the resort has won AAA five diamond, Michelin five star, Forbes Five star, Mobil five star and Zagat Survey’s Top U.S Hotel. In regards to entertainment there are five nightclubs and many fine dining establishments.