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What to see in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Attractions


When you visit Las Vegas you quickly realise that the city itself is the biggest attraction. You can simply walk The Strip and bask in the fluorescent lights, soak up the sounds of laughter, traffic hooting, pinging slot machines, and absorb the incredible energy of this improbably fascinating city in the desert. 100 years ago there was nothing here - today it's one of the world's fastest growing cities.

The key sites are naturally the extravagant casinos that line The Strip, all competing to attract passersby with lavish displays and performances. Check out the MGM-themed Mirage, the Egyptian fantasy of the Luxor, and the opulence of the Bellagio. Most people come to Vegas to gamble and party (or perhaps to get married in one of the famous chapels), but the city is an entertainment hub, offering theme parks, incredible swimming pools, giant shopping malls, and much more, which will easily occupy the whole family. Music fans will head for the Liberace museum and the many grand shows, while automobile nuts won't want to miss the world-class Imperial Palace Automobile Collection.

If exploring on foot, do so at night when the lights make their biggest impact and the temperature is cooler. During the day make the most of the city buses which run the length of The Strip.


Bellagio Hotel and Casino

The Bellagio is one of Las Vegas' most opulent hotels and most popular casinos. With an Italian theme, the great bulk…

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Dig This

A dream come true for many, Dig This is a wildly popular attraction in Las Vegas that allows you to operate enormous…

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Fremont Street Experience

The downtown area of Las Vegas is where it all began and the Fremont Street Experience aims to celebrate this heritage.…

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Imperial Palace Auto Collection

With more than 250 classic antique cars on display (all available for purchase), the Imperial Palace Auto Collection…

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Las Vegas Roller Coasters

Unlikely as it may seem, Las Vegas is one of the world's top rollercoaster destinations, with some of the fastest, biggest,…

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Mandalay Bay

The 44-storey Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is among the largest on the Las Vegas Strip with more than 3,000 hotel rooms…

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MGM Grand

One of the most famous casinos in Las Vegas, the MGM Grand was the largest hotel in the world when it opened in 1993…

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The Luxor

The Luxor Hotel is themed on ancient Egypt and is one of the most prominent sights on the Las Vegas Strip. It is a massive…

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The Mirage

Another MGM mega-casino, the showpiece at the Mirage is a volcano that shoots flames 100 feet (30m) into the night sky…

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Treasure Island

No longer the family-friendly pirate hangout it once was, Treasure Island has revamped itself as an adult-oriented contemporary…

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Venetian Hotel and Casino

No expense was spared building the Venetian Hotel, which aimed to recreate the city of Venice in the Nevada Desert, and…

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