Top 10 Attractions For Your Las Vegas Holidays


Las Vegas holidays are ripe for the picking twelve months a year with non-stop action on the Strip. However, when in the Nevada desert, there are plenty of other worthy attractions to make your Las Vegas holidays a special treat. Las Vegas comes alive at night, but the desert blossoms by day with outdoor sports, half-day road trips, aerial adventures and more.

1. Hoover Dam
Tours are open daily for an underground exploration of the Hoover Dam electrical facility and the scenic desert surrounding on this immensely popular half-day Las Vegas excursion.

2. Lake Mead
Live the good life on the calm waters of Lake Mead for jet skiing, swimming, fishing and boating in this unspoiled man made lake brimming with outdoor activities.

3. Lake Powell
House boats are big business for Nevada travellers to enjoy a quiet escape as captain of your ship. House boat accommodations range from the comfortable to the luxurious with multiple bedroom and bathroom vessels. Drift at your own pace and dock at the Lake Powell activity centre for hiking, biking, horse riding and more.

4. Helicopter Tours
Aerial Las Vegas sightseeing is a must for flying over the dazzling Strip at night or a whirlwind ride through the Grand Canyon by day. Helicopters may be chartered privately or used with group discounts for impressive savings. Early reservations are recommended and may be booked one day in advance of the flight. See your local tour operator or hotel concierge for helicopter tour booking assistance.

5. The Lion King
If you missed The Lion King on Broadway or London’s West End, Las Vegas has booked this classic stage production for the long haul and packs in the crowds for evening and matinee performances. Tickets are available with discounts when purchased in advance online and are also available at the ticket booth at the theatre.

6. Secret Garden
The Secret Garden is the habitat for the Siegfried and Roy tigers, lions and other big cats. A self-guided walk through takes you up-close and personal to these magnificent creatures for photos, intimate observations and a new found appreciation for the magic duos conservation efforts to preserve the rare white tigers.

6. Las Vegas Outlet Shopping
The Las Vegas Premium Outlets is the number one crowd pleaser for best bargain deals on designer labels and international brands. Equipped with a multi-lingual staff, discount shopping coupons and an option for shuttle service from the Las Vegas Strip hotels, Premium Outlets is one stop shopping for clothing, jewellery, shoes, furnishings, tasty luncheons and more.

7. Madame Tussauds
Nobody does wax better than Madame Tussauds, and now there’s a full fledged museum to find your favourite subjects in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip near Flamingo Road.

8. Freemont Street
Located at the bottom of The Strip, Freemont Street is covered in a canopy of millions of lights creating a spectacular enclosure with an open-air feel. Gaming, dining, shopping and more abound under the glittering roof for a truly one of kind outdoor experience.

9. GameWorks
This high-tech educational and interactive facility was created by Steven Spielberg to explore the mystery and shroud of secrecy behind Area 51. Test your knowledge of UFOs and ponder the question, do they exist. Geared for children and the young at heart, GameWorks is an event like no other and only found on the Las Vegas Strip.

10. Liberace Museum
Liberace made his mark on the music world and his memory is honoured at the Liberace Museum with vintage memorabilia, costumes and candelabras from the king of keyboards and Las Vegas headliners