Top 10 Interesting Things To Do In Sin City - Welcome To Las Vegas!

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Alex O'Brien

Alex O'Brien

Last updated:  2022-08-07 06:00:15

Las Vegas or, also called Sin City, or the City of Lights, is a favorite place to blow off some steam and have fun. Surrounded by desert, it provides unique comfort to the adrenaline rush seekers. There are countless entertaining things to do here, besides its main attraction – casinos. So let's take a look at the top ten things to do in Vegas if you get tired of gambling!

10. Banger Brewing

If you enjoy good beer, then Banger Brewing should be on your list

One of the top-rated tours offered in Las Vegas is Banger Brewing Tour. This is a visit to a local craft brewery made in Las Vegas for locals. This is a dream come true for the owners, as they produce and drink beer with friends while earning some money along the way. 

The brewery itself has a lovely atmosphere with local bands performing. At the same time, you'll try a variety of beers and enjoy the pleasant ambiance. According to the beer lovers, the best beer from Banger Brewing is award-winning El Hefe with freshly roasted serrano peppers and jalapenos.

9. The Mob Museum

After all, the mob was a vital part of this city, so it deserved to have its museum

The Mob Museum basically deserves its place in Las Vegas. If you scratch a bit in the past, you'll see that the mob bosses run the city back in the days, making it successful. So, why not pay respect to the essential people from the city's past in the Mob Museum?

National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement – its official name, represents the notable mobsters, murderers, and their victims. There's also a dedicated area for prohibition and rum runners, bootleggers, and moonshiners as the Mob Museum explores all the illegal activities throughout its history. Hence, this is an exciting place to spend a few hours.

8. Shopping

You can always go shopping in Vegas if you get tired of gambling

Well, Las Vegas is a place of fun, so it's not unusual for groups of men or women to book their getaway weekend here. However, if you are an obsessive gambler and wish to bring your significant other, don't be worried. There are numerous designer shops and many shopping malls offering much more than just the usual stuff, as you can spend an entire day and not get bored. 

You can find bargains at some outlet malls, as well as good discounts on designer items. However, if you prefer extravagant shopping, we recommend The Forum Shops at Caesars among many luxury malls.

7. Entertainment

There is a variety of shows and all sorts of entertainment in Vegas

There is a variety of entertainment in Las Vegas, as all the hotels and casinos host concerts, while many well-known musicians have regular shows here. There is also entertainment for adults only, such as burlesque shows and cabaret. These are just some options, as everybody can find a fun thing to do here.

During the day, pool parties are very popular, and throughout the night, all the excitement moves to excellent nightclubs. Moreover, if you prefer a bit quieter and casual fun, spend an evening in one of many excellent restaurants, or have a cocktail in a bar.   

6. Gondola Ride

If you haven't visited Venice, Italy, a gondola ride at the Venetian hotel will be an excellent substitute

You don't need to go to Venice, Italy, to experience a romantic gondola ride, as you can find it in the Venetian Resort right in the heart of Las Vegas. The resort offers a full experience like riding across the famous Grand Canal in Venice, passing under the bridges, and along the St. Mark's Square. Your enjoyable journey will be accompanied by a serenading gondolier, making it an even better experience.

Also, the Venetian offers indoor and outdoor rides. Moreover, you can get married on a gondola if you wish! After you enjoy the journey, you can shop in the Venetian's Grand Canal Shoppes mall that houses the gondola rides.

5. Adrenaline Pumping

If the roulette spinning isn't exciting enough for you, then try jumping off the STRAT hotel

Reaching 550 feet above the ground, the High Roller is one of the world's tallest observation wheels, easily beating the famous Wiener Riesenrad. This 30-minute long ride will take you over the Strip, offering a 360-degree view of the city. Hence, this is the one thing not to miss, of course, if you're not afraid of heights.

Fly LINQ is for adrenaline junkies, as it's a zipline over the Strip Boulevard. This ride will take you 1121 feet above the ground and across the Strip at speed up to 35 mph. There is so much other stuff to do, like drive a race car, swim with the sharks (not in the old-fashioned mobster's way) or jump from the Stratosphere Hotel - it's up to you!

4. Get Married

It's way easier to get married in Vegas than anywhere else

Altho Vegas was known for its weddings on the spot, as it's way easier to get a marriage license here than in other States. Graceland Wedding Chapel was the first which performed Elvis-themed weddings. However, A Little White Wedding Chapel had the most notable list of clients, including Frank Sinatra, Michael Jordan, Paul Newman, and many more.

One of the benefits is that you can get the annulment very fast if you change your mind. The wedding chapels can be found all across the city, so you just need to pick one and say, "I do."

3. The Bellagio

The Bellagio is one of the iconic Las Vegas hotels and casinos

The hotels in Las Vegas have upped the game in the accommodation business. These are not just the hotels, as they offer the full experience, from gambling to shopping and gondola rides to the indoor adventure park.

However, one of the famous and well-known hotels in Las Vegas for sure is the Bellagio. It has it all, from the impressive fountains to the fine dining restaurants, excellent service to pamper all its guests, and one of the best casinos in town. Moreover, it hosts Cirque du Soleil Shows, which are quite remarkable. If that's not enough, you can enjoy the pools and the excellent spa or spend an entire day shopping within the Bellagio.

2. Gamble

The main reason to visit Las Vegas is to try your luck at the casino

Everything in Las Vegas revolves around gambling and casinos. After all, it was built for gambling purposes. You'll feel like a king if you are a passionate player with money to spend, as the casinos will do everything to accommodate you and make you feel special.  

In Vegas casinos, you just need to name your game, and it would be easy to find it. Each year, many people try their luck and roll the dice, hoping to win enormous amounts of money. While you may have success, in the end, the house always wins.

1. The Strip

The Strip - Las Vegas Boulevard is where all the action is

Famous 4.2 miles long Las Vegas Boulevard, The Strip is one of the main attractions of Las Vegas. Along both sides of the Strip are lined up casinos, hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, and much more. This is a very pulsating part of town where you can see replicas of Venice, Luxor, and Paris just walking down the Boulevard. You can also take the city's best view from the STRAT Hotel and Casino and its 1149 foot-tall Observation Deck.

Moreover, this is a place of famous casinos, such as Bellagio, Venetian, MGM Grand, Wynn, and many others. Therefore, this is the place to be and a must-see when in Vegas!

These are just a few exciting things to see and do in Las Vegas, as this is the place to have fun. There is a lot more this city can offer outside of our top ten list, but it's up to you to explore! Yet, don't forget to obey local laws, no matter how weird they are.

Have you ever been to Las Vegas? What did you like the best? Please write to us in the comment section, as we would like to hear your thoughts.



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Shannon White Says:

Went to Vegas three of four times, never spent a buck in casinos. There are just so many other fun events to enjoy.

July 18 at 01:26:15 PM

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