When you think of gambling, casinos, exciting nightlife, and luxury hotels, the only place that comes to mind is Las Vegas. If you’re a night person and enjoy a good life, Las Vegas will blow your mind and win you over in no time. Situated in Clark County, Vegas is the most populated city in Nevada. There are many forms of entertainment in this city, making Vegas one of the most attractive cities in the U.S. Here are the top attractions in Vegas.
Las Vegas World Attractions
Shark Reef Aquarium
The Shark Reef Aquarium is a great attraction for all ages. Be prepared to view spectacular exhibits and dangerous predators. There are 14 exhibits with the largest being a 1.3 million gallon shipwreck. Inside, the visitors can get a complete view of fish and sharks through an acrylic tunnel. Another popular exhibit is The Touch Pool, where visitors can physically touch different types of animals including rays, sharks and crabs.
This is a family attraction you can’t afford to miss. Located in the strip and one of the facilities of Bellagio Hotel, these fountains have now become a landmark of this vibrant destination. The fountains shoot water 460 feet into the air in choreographed sequences to opera, classical and Broadway tunes. This show happens every 15-30 minutes each day.
New York Roller Coaster
This is one of Vegas family attractions offered by New York Hotel and Casino. Aside from partying, this is one of the most exciting entertainments while in this city. The roller coaster goes through the hotel at 67 miles per hour. This coaster includes 180-degree turns, hangs 86 feet in the air and then does the famous ‘heartline’ twist. The coaster operates from 10.30 a.m. to midnight every day.
Atomic Testing Museum
While most people cannot imagine gambling and atomic bombs going together, they probably haven’t taken a moment to head over to this intriguing museum practically in the center of all glitter and excitement of the casinos on Vegas Strip on 755 East Flamingo Road. The museum provides access into the work conducted at the Nevada Test Site. The 8,000 square-foot exhibit hall includes pieces of Berlin wall and World Trade Centers.
MGM Grand Lion Habitat
This is one amongst the most famous and eye-catching attractions in Las Vegas. Located on the Las Vegas strip, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino houses a free lion habitat as a tribute to the studio’s heritage. Visitors can get a chance to view African lions throughout the habitat’s 35-foot glass walls. Also get an up-close look at more than 40 lions and their cubs during a self-guided tour of the Lion Habitat Ranch near Las Vegas.
At Madame Tussauds Interactive Wax attraction, one can touch stars and other famous individuals in history. If you have always wanted to take a photo with a famous person, here is the place you need to visit. Over 100 figures in 30,000 square feet will allow you to take pictures next to replicas such as Michael Jackson, President Obama, Angelina Jolie and others.
Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, Freemont is considered vintage Vegas. This was the first paved street in the city and home to many of the early casinos. Today, Fremont Street is home to a 7-block, open air mall with casinos, live entertainment, performance stages and a graphic light show. The world’s largest big-screen (Viva Vision) towers 90 feet above the mall.
The Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas is a signature part of the Las Vegas Skyline. Here, you can take a 460 feet elevator ride to the top of the tower where a breathtaking view of the city awaits you.
Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical gardens
Located in Bellagio Hotel, this is one of Las Vegas world attractions. It has even been called ‘a kaleidoscope for your senses’. The gardens feature flowers, plants gazebos, ponds and bridges. This garden exhibits changes with each seasons and every year the arrangement and theme is different.
Titanic Artifact Exhibition
The exhibition takes you back to the night of April 15, 1912. Here, you will see actual artifacts from the famous ship. Basically, you will see and hear the story in an intensely moving manner.