Although Las Vegas my be best known for it’s gambling, there are many other attractions that draw people to this desert playground. In fact, with the wide variety of Las Vegas attractions, there is something for every taste.
A vacation to Las Vegas can be a fast and excitingly paced trip into American eccentricity, with such acts as Siegfried and Roy and many of the various shows that contribute to the atmosphere which becomes that essence of entertainment that becomes the Las Vegas experience. All of the hotels and resorts in Las Vegas have onsite entertainment. If you want to stay at your hotel and never leave, you can still take advantage of a lot of Las Vegas attractions.
Circus Circus is one of the most fun places for Las Vegas attractions. The Adventuredome at Circus Circus offers a variety of thrill rides indoors. They also offer a miniature golf course, laser tag and an arcade. One of the newer Las Vegas attractions at the Adventuredome at Circus Circus is called Chaos. Chaos is a cross between a Tilt-A-Whirl and a Scrambler. Chaos twists riders counterclockwise, backward and even upside down!
Inside the casino at New York New York, you can climb aboard a roller coaster for an adrenaline pumping experience.
The MGM Grand now boasts the lion habitat as one of the premier Las Vegas attractions. There are 31 lions in the display, but they are not all on display at once. Lions only stay on display for six hour shifts, and then they are rotated out to the ranch that has an exotic animal trainer on site.
Circus Circus and MGM are just some of the fascinating places families traveling with children may want to visit but there are many street side shows on the strip that kids of all ages enjoy. The fountains at the Bellagio are an instant hit with kids and the battle seen at Treasure Island is a favorite as well. Vacationing families are in awe of the fun activities that wait in Las Vegas right on the strip. At New York, New York, the rollercoaster is a drawing point for teenagers and teenage girls love the shops not only at the New York, New York casino shops but at the various other nearby casino shops.
The American Zoo and Aquarium Association recently accredited the Mandalay Bay Shark Reef. This is really one of the educational and nice Las Vegas attractions. The Amazon predators and the piranha exhibits are some really exciting Las Vegas attractions at the Mandalay Bay Shark Reef. The shark reef itself is actually disguised as a sunken treasure ship. This is a real jewel of a destination.
The water show in front of the Bellagio; St. Mark’s Place and the canals within the Venetian; the Eiffel Tower replica at Paris Las Vegas; the lion habitat at MGM Grand; nightly volcano eruptions at the Mirage; the Luxor pyramid; the Roman streetscape at the Forum Shops in Caesars Palace; the Mardi Gras-style Show in the Sky at Rio’s Masquerade Village; the view from the observation deck at the Stratosphere Tower; the Fremont Street Experience. This is Las Vegas!