Glitzy and glamorous Las Vegas is known for many names – Sin City, The Entertainment Capital of the World, and a gambling mecca. It’s a dynamic and vibrant city that offers something for every type of traveler – from the adrenaline junkie to one who loves living in luxury.
With so much to offer, here is a list of the 100 best things to do in Las Vegas.
1. Caesars Palace (Las Vegas)
This iconic casino is one of the last of its kind that’s still sporting its old-school decadence, located 5km from the airport. If you’re feeling lucky and want a taste of the high roller life, try the $500 slot machine near the entrance at the Palace Casino, and drop a gold plated token for a chance at a million dollars.
2. Aureole (Las Vegas)
There are over 4,500 wine bottles housed in the four floors of Aureole’s wine tower. Order a bottle and watch one of the harnessed wine angels float into the air to fetch it for you. Enjoy your bottle of wine with main courses by renowned Charlie Palmer and end your meal with tempting desserts by Megan Bringa. The restaurant is located just a 10-minute drive from The Strip.
3. Paris Las Vegas (Las Vegas)
Did you know that you can take a trip around the world without ever leaving Las Vegas? And the first stop on your itinerary should be to have a Parisian night by visiting the Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas, just a ten-minute walk from The Strip.
4. 107 SkyLounge (Las Vegas)
Just 6.5 km away from The Strip, you can catch an amazing sunset with the 360-degree views at 107 SkyLounge and watch the Las Vegas skyline start to light up as day gives way to night. And while you’re at it, enjoy the view with one of the finest cocktails in the strip, prepared for you by award-winning bartenders.
5. The Venetian (Las Vegas)
You don’t need to go to Venice for a romantic gondola ride. Just 20 minutes away from The Strip by foot, The Venetian has numerous attractions, and one you can’t miss is a relaxing glide along the Grand Canal while being serenaded by a gondolier on and genuine Venetian gondola.
6. Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon (Boulder City)
Just 40 km from the Las Vegas Strip, Flightlinez has over eight thousand feet of zipline going through the canyon. Don’t forget to bring a GoPro when you go so you can mount it on their GoPro-ready helmets and record your ziplining!
7. Downtown Cocktail Room (Las Vegas)
Take a date on a romantic night out at Downtown Cocktail Room, with its luxurious interiors and craft cocktails. This premium bar, a 15-minute drive away from the Las Vegas Trip, provides a wide range of concoctions for the cocktail beginner to the cocktail connoisseur.
8. Wynn Lake of Dreams (Las Vegas)
This secluded lake is awe inspiring especially at night, when it comes to life with water and light shows. Find a spot with a good view of the lake at one of the many surrounding restaurants and lounges. There are also free vantage points around the area! Wynn Las Vegas is located just six kilometers from McCarran International Airport.
9. New York New York (Las Vegas)
Want a feel of New York City in Las Vegas? Then book a stay at this New York-themed hotel casino just ten minutes away by car from McCarran International Airport. Visit the Statute of Liberty, Empire State Building, Central Park and marvel at their interpretation of the New York skyline.
10. The Bellagio (Las Vegas)
Built as a replica of Lake Como in Italy, the Bellagio is perhaps most known for its iconic fountain show. Book a room in one of the 36 floors of this Italian-themed premier hotel, preferably with a view of the 8-acre lake that houses its legendary dancing fountains. The Bellagio is located just 5 km away from McCarran International Airport.
11. Peppermill Fireside Lounge (Las Vegas)
Gather five friends and assign a designated driver before taking on this giant cocktail, a Las Vegas icon that’s been around for four decades at The Peppermill, located just 11 minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip by car.
12. The Neon Museum (Las Vegas)
Las Vegas will always be known for its neon signs, so it’s only fitting that they’ve put up a museum to honor these artistically and culturally significant landmarks of the city. 10 kilometers way from The Strip and located in downtown Las Vegas, visit the Neon Museum to marvel at restored signs from old shops and casinos. Even the museum’s visitor center is a historical relic, as it is the restored lobby of the La Concha Motel.
13. The Mob Museum (Las Vegas)
Located at the heart of Downtown Las Vegas and a 15-min drive from The Strip, the Mob Museum can be found within an old courthouse and offers a glimpse of the historical significance of organized crime in the city.
14. Sky Combat Ace (Henderson)
Drive 23 km from the Las Vegas Strip to Sky Combat Ace and get a chance to experience flying your very own 2-passenger plane.
15. Atomic Testing Museum (Las Vegas)
Just a 13-minute walk from the Strip is a museum that provides a different take on Las Vegas, away from its glitzy and glamorous past. The Atomic Testing Museum sheds light on the nuclear tests that took place in the Las Vegas desert many decades ago.
16. Spa at the Red Rock (Las Vegas)
Drive 28 km from the Las Vegas Strip to visit Red Rock and enjoy one of their many spa treatments. The establishment offers different kinds of pampering packages, from body treatments and facials to specialty massages.
17. Beatles Love Cirque du Soleil (Las Vegas)
Beatles fan? Head on over to The Mirage, just a 15-minute drive from McCarran International Airport, and catch Beatles Love by Cirque de Soleil. Marvel at the theatrics every Cirque de Soleil show is known for, performed to the timeless classics of the Beatles.
18. Bonanza Gifts (Las Vegas)
Shop for Las Vegas souvenirs at what is supposedly the world’s largest gift store. Located just a ten-minute drive away from the Las Vegas Strip, this Vegas institution has every souvenir imaginable to remind you of your Las Vegas vacation long after it’s over.
19. Stratosphere (Las Vegas)
The tallest building in Las Vegas is located just 5km away from the Strip and houses adrenaline-pumping rides that make use of the building’s towering height. Visit the Stratosphere and take on their scream-inducing rides: The Big Shot, X-Scream, and Insanity.
20. Qua Baths & Spa (Las Vegas)
Drive 5 kilometers from McCarran International Airport for a history lesson with a twist. Visit Qua Baths and Spa at the Caesar’s Palace to experience what it’s like to bathe in an ancient Roman-style bath.
21. Battlefield Vegas (Las Vegas)
Located six kilometers from the Las Vegas Strip, Battlefield Vegas is a shooting range that offers its guests hundreds of weapons to choose from. Test out a hand gun or an automatic rifle, or if you’re not particularly keen on shooting guns, Battlefield Vegas has something else to offer with the Tank Crush, where you can run over a car with a tank!
22. The Grand Canal Shoppes (Las Vegas)
Located right at the strip and a short 6 km drive from the airport, the Grand Canal Shoppes is an area housed inside the Venetian Hotel and is every shopper’s ultimate dream. Give your credit card a workout on numerous upscale brands, and when you need a break, have a meal at one of their many fine dining restaurants.
23. Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity (Las Vegas)
Catch this show with a significant other, but leave the kids at the hotel. The theme for Zumanity revolves around physical and emotional love, and with many performances inspired by the art of sex, it is probably the most provocative Cirque de Soleil show currently running in Las Vegas.
24. Fountains of Bellagio (Las Vegas)
Right at the heart of the strip just 5 km away from the McCarran International Airport is what is probably the most iconic spectacle in Las Vegas. Every trip to the Entertainment Capital of the World is not complete without a visit to the Dancing Fountains at the Bellagio. Be amazed at this awe-inspiring audio, water, and light show, all for free!
25. Cirque de Soleil’s O
Inspired by the grace of flowing water, Cirque de Soleil’s O is a show that features jaw-dropping performances that combine acrobatics with swimming and diving and features a pool that has 1.5 million gallons of water! Catch it at The Bellagio, right at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.
26. Little White Wedding Chapel
From when it began in the 1950s, the Little White Wedding Chapel has been witness to numerous “quickie” weddings tallying up to about 800,000. Whether you’re curious to visit the church where notable celebrities like Frank Sinatra or Britney Spears came to get married or if you’re in the market to be wed yourself, the 7 km drive from the strip to this Las Vegas institution is worth it.
27. Mermaid Bar and Lounge, Silverton (Las Vegas)
Looking for an aquatic experience without leaving land? Located 10 km from the airport at Hotel Silverton, The Mermaid Bar and Lounge offers you a dining experience unlike anywhere else in Sin City, where you can enjoy great food and drinks next to a massive saltwater aquarium. The aquarium, at over 100,000 gallons, features thousands of tropical fish and mystical mermaids.
28.Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson ONE (Las Vegas)
If you’re a Michael Jackson fan, the first stop on your Las Vegas trip must definitely be at Mandalay Bay, just a 10-minute drive from the McCarran International Airport, to catch Michael Jackson ONE. This Cirque de Soleil production showcases gymnastics, dancing, and acrobatics performed to Michael Jackson’s timeless music.
29. Frankie’s Tiki Room (Las Vegas)
Open 24 hours a day and located 7 km from The Strip, Frankie’s Tiki Room is the place to be if you’re looking for the ultimate tiki bar experience. A menu of exotic cocktails, hand-carved wooden furniture and bamboo décor, as well as background exotica, garage and surf music all make for a great escape to a tropical paradise right at the heart of Sin City.
30. The Writer’s Block (Las Vegas)
For a different experience in Las Vegas, head on over to the downtown area, a 16-minute drive from the McCarran International Airport, and visit Sin City’s only independent bookstore. The Writer’s Block holds a monthly event with good use of the portable PA system where writers can showcase and sell their self-published books. The bookstore also offers writing programs.
31. Wee Kirk o’ the Heather (Las Vegas)
Wedding chapels abound in Las Vegas, but only one can claim to be the first of its kind. Wee Kirk o’ the Heather, a 10-minute drive from the Strip, was built in the 1940s and is known to be the original wedding chapel in Las Vegas. Avail of their services for a traditional or themed wedding, or if you want to renew your wedding vows.
32. Sahra Spa & Hammam, The Cosmopolitan (Las Vegas)
Inspired by the tranquility of the desert, the Sahra Spa & Hammam provides a pampering experience like no other, with treatments that make use of the minerals and nourishing properties of desert soil and flora. Book the spa penthouse and invite up to 8 friends for the ultimate indulgence, where you can enjoy your very own steam room, wet bar, hydrotherapy tubs, and an amazing view of the Las Vegas Strip. Visit the Sahra Spa & Hammam at The Cosmopolitan, just a 5 km drive from the McCarran International Airport.
33. Cirque de Soleil’s Ka (Las Vegas)
Ka is a theatrical production unlike any of its other Cirque de Soleil sister productions in Las Vegas. The show is about the tale of twins on a quest to fulfill their destiny. As with any Cirque de Soleil show, Ka tells its story in grand fashion and magnificent production, with a moving stage that tilts, revolves, rises and falls throughout the story. Watch Ka at the MGM Grand, just 4 km from the McCarran International Airport.
34. The Chandelier (Las Vegas)
Looking for an unforgettable Las Vegas night out? At The Chandelier, you’ll get three unique experiences all in one place. This multi-story spectacle, designed like a chandelier, has a high-energy bar at the bottom and an elegantly-designed lounge on top where you can enjoy one of their many cocktails, most notable of which would be the signature Forbidden Fruit and Infinite Playlist. The Chandelier is located at The Cosmopolitan, just a 5 km drive from the McCarran International Airport.
35. Fashion Show Shopping Mall (Las Vegas)
Located at the Las Vegas Strip just 13 minutes away from the McCarran International Airport, the Fashion Show is a great place to shop for all your favorite brands, housing over 250 stores in its 1.8 million square feet of space. Opened in 1981, the mall holds fashion shows on the weekends, hence the name.
36. Las Vegas Springs Preserve (Las Vegas)
Nature lovers would appreciate a break from the concrete jungle and dizzying lights of Sin City, so drive 12 km from the strip and visit the Las Vegas Springs Preserve and marvel in its almost 200 acres of desert botanical gardens, walking trails, and museums.
For a taste of seasonal American fare, enjoy a meal at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago, located at the Forum Shops in Caesar’s Palace just 5km from the McCarran International Airport. Enjoy the LA-inspired dishes and people watch at the patio dining area.
38. Luxor Las Vegas (Las Vegas)
Try your luck at the casino at Luxor, Sin City’s fifth largest hotel and the ninth largest in the world. Located at the southern part of the Las Vegas strip and just 10 minutes away from the McCarran International Airport, this pyramid-shaped hotel has a casino that has thousands of slot machines and over 80 table games.
39. Downtown Container Park
For a more unique shopping experience with a local flare, visit the Downtown Container Park at Downtown Las Vegas, just 10 km away from the Las Vegas Strip. The complex is built out of shipping containers and houses boutiques, fine dining and casual restaurants, and provides free entertainment.
40. Lily Bar & Lounge (Las Vegas)
The Bellagio’s most opulent bar is the perfect destination for a luxurious night out at Sin City. Lily Bar & Lounge boasts of a sleek design, accentuated with lavish stone tabletops imported from Spain and posh couches. Order one of their exceptional cocktails, crafted by the bar’s master mixologist and dance the night away to the beats of world-renowned DJs and their best DJ mixer. The Bellagio is just 5 km away from the McCarran International Airport.
41. Fremont Street Experience Mall (Las Vegas)
Fremont Street Experience Mall comes alive very first Friday of the month with one of the world’s largest block parties. Take part in numerous events and activities and catch live performances the Fremont Street Experience Mall at downtown Las Vegas, just 8 km from the Strip.
42. Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel (Las Vegas)
Want a chance to check in at a hotel right at the Las Vegas Strip but don’t have a lot to splurge? Look no further than Harrah’s for a Las Vegas Strip hotel experience that won’t break the bank. The newly remodeled Valley Tower has over 500 new rooms and 70 suites to choose from, and is only 6 km away from the McCarran International Airport.
43. Atomic Liquors (Las Vegas)
Here’s a place to visit to experience a unique shout-out to the history of Las Vegas. Atomic Liquors is a bar that gets its name from how patrons in the 1950s used to go up the roof to enjoy a cocktail while watching nuclear tests take place in the horizon. Atomic Liquors is the oldest free standing bar in Las Vegas and is located just 9 km away from the Strip.
44. Du Pars Restaurant and Bakery (Las Vegas)
For a vintage American dining experience, complete with classic all-American dishes and retro surroundings, visit Du Pars Restaurant and Bakery for a trip down memory lane. They are best known for the original Las Vegas shrimp cocktail – you shouldn’t miss it! Du Pars is located at Fremont Street, just 9 km from The Strip.
45. Erotic Heritage Museum (Las Vegas)
Learn a one-of-a-kind history lesson at Sin City when you visit the Erotic Heritage Museum, just an eleven-minute drive from McCarran International Airport. The museum chronicles the history of erotica through various exhibits, including the world’s largest erotic bicycle, paintings, photographs and sketches with an erotica theme, and the wall of shame featuring famous personalities throughout history that have been connected to scandals.
46. Zombie Apocalypse Store (Las Vegas)
Got a doomsday prepper in your family? You’ll have to take him to the Zombie Apocalypse Store on your next trip to Las Vegas. The shop, only 3 km from the Las Vegas Strip, sells gear and gadgets to equip yourself with for a zombie invasion in the future.
47. Shark Reef Aquarium, Mandalay Bay (Las Vegas)
Take a break from the glitz and glamour of the entertainment capital of the world and dive into an underwater wonderland at the Shark Reef Aquarium in Mandalay Bay, just a 10-minute drive from the McCarran International Airport. The aquarium’s main tank contains over a million gallons of water and plays host to various species of fish, sharks, stingrays, and other marine life.
48. A Piece of the Berlin Wall, Main Street Station Casino (Las Vegas)
Perhaps it is the oddest place to find a piece of the fallen Berlin Wall. In the men’s room at the main floor of the Main Street Station Casino, the first urinal is attached to an actual piece of the historic wall. Try to catch a glimpse and take a turn at the urinal yourself, if you dare! The Main Street Station Hotel & Casino can be found 9 km from the Las Vegas Strip.
49. Butch Harmon School of Golf lessons (Henderson)
Looking for a fun and productive way to spend all those winnings from the casino? Don’t forget to include a visit to the Butch Harmon School of Golf Lessons on your trip to Las Vegas. Located at the Rio Secco golf club just 17 km from the McCarran International Airport, the school is well known for their highly competent staff. Butch Harmon is, after all, the private instructor of golf legend Tiger Woods.
50. Discovery Children’s Museum (Las Vegas)
Las Vegas isn’t only for adults. Children will have a great time at Discovery Children’s Museum, located at downtown Las Vegas 13 km from the McCarran International Airport. The museum features various exhibits, including the Fantasy Festival, Eco City, and Toddler Town.
51. Nobu (Las Vegas)
Enjoy a meal at one of New York’s finest and most critically acclaimed restaurants right at the heart of Sin City in Nobu Las Vegas. Found inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino just 2.5 km away from the international airport, this world-renowned restaurant serves cuisine that combines traditional Japanese, Western and South American flavors.
52. Madame Tussauds Las Vegas (Las Vegas)
The Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Las Vegas is the first one to have opened in the United States back in 1999. Located at The Venetian just 6 km from the McCarran International Airport, it holds over a hundred wax figures depicting athletes like Muhammad Ali and Tiger Woods, Hollywood celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Hugh Hefner, and Pop Stars like Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson.
53.M&M’s World (Las Vegas)
Chocolate lovers shouldn’t miss a trip to M&M’s World Las Vegas, located at the corner of The Strip and Tropicana Avenue. The building is every chocoholic’s dream, housing four floors devoted solely to M&M’s. You can even make your very own personalized M&M’s at their personalized printing machines, a perfect souvenir to take home after your trip!
54. Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Clark County)
Located in Clark County, Nevada just fifteen miles from the Las Vegas Strip, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is every adrenaline junkie’s dream. The racing complex has numerous track and courses, including the Dream Racing Course and The Bullring.
55. Secret Pizza, The Cosmopolitan (Las Vegas)
Hop off the Las Vegas tourist trail and visit a local’s joint that is perhaps Sin City’s best kept secret. In a nameless location on the third floor of the Cosmopolitan just 5 km away from The Las Vegas Strip, there’s a pizza place with no name or signage that serves excellent New York-style pizzas. Grab a slice to eat at the counter (standing room only) or order a whole box to take back to your hotel room!
56. The Griffin (Las Vegas)
Located at Fremont Street just 10 km from the Las Vegas Strip lies a bar for the Las Vegas hipster crowd. You’ll walk through a black velvet curtain to get to the Griffin. Enjoy a cocktail from their friendly bartenders while you appreciate the bar’s posh interior of brick arches and a central fireplace.
57. Richard Petty Driving Experience (Las Vegas)
Adrenaline junkies shouldn’t miss a trip to the Richard Petty Driving Experience when they’re in Las Vegas. Have an authentic NASCAR race car experience on their race tracks, where you can choose from a variety of driving experiences that will allow you to participate in driving or having someone else drive for you! The Richard Petty Driving Experience is just 27 km away from the Las Vegas Strip.
58. Ethel M Chocolate Factory (Henderson)
Chocolate lovers visiting Las Vegas would want to take a side trip to Henderson, Nevada just a 20 minute drive from the Las Vegas Strip to visit the Ethel M Chocolate Factory. Owned by the Mars candy and chocolate company and named after the founder’s mother, the factory allows self-guided tours and also has the Ethel M Botanical Cactus Gardens in its premises.
59. Battista’s Hole in the Wall Restaurant (Las Vegas)
For a fine meal of Italian cuisine in Sin City, visit Battista’s Hole in the Wall, just 500m from the Las Vegas Strip. The restaurant has been in operation since the 1970s, and patrons keep coming back for the excellent food, old Las Vegas interiors, and cozy atmosphere. All dinners at Battista’s come with free house wine.
60. Chinatown Plaza (Las Vegas)
In Las Vegas, you can visit Paris, New York, and Monte Carlo all in one night. And you can also take a trip to China! The Chinatown Plaza is the most recognizable structure in Las Vegas’ Chinatown, and is host to numerous boutiques that sell Asian crafts, as well as restaurants that feature not only Chinese but also other Asian cuisines like Filipino, Korean and Vietnamese. Drive for just 3 km from the Las Vegas Strip to get to Chinatown Plaza.
61. Stage Door Casino (Las Vegas)
Visit this Las Vegas institution before it’s gone forever. The Stage Door Casino, located just 450m away from the Las Vegas Strip, sells cheap beer and hotdogs, especially given its prime location. The marquee on the casino announces how many more years Stage Door has on its lease, almost like a countdown clock to the inevitable, and more motivation to visit as soon as possible. There is among the best karaoke machine here too.
62. Symphony Park (Las Vegas)
Situated in Downtown Las Vegas, take a break from the concrete jungle of Las Vegas at the Symphony Park. It’s Downtown Las Vegas’ answer to New York’s Central Park – a sprawling beautifully landscaped space next to The Smith Center of Performing arts and just a 10-minute drive from the Las Vegas Strip.
63. Beauty Bar (Las Vegas)
Don’t let the name fool you – the Beauty Bar isn’t a salon or a spa, but it’s an actual bar that serves exemplary drinks and hosts live shows with the best DJ speakers at Fremont Street, just 10 km away from the Las Vegas Strip. The Beauty Bar has an outdoor stage and an indoor stage for live performances throughout the week. In keeping with its name, the Beauty Bar also has a nail salon.
64. Smith Center for Performing Arts (Las Vegas)
Head over to Downtown Las Vegas for unique performances and shows at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, just 13 km away from the McCarran International Airport. The five-acre complex has two buildings that hold three theaters. The performing arts center plays host to various performing companies like the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the Nevada Ballet Theatre.
65. DB Brasserie (Las Vegas)
For French-American dining in the Entertainment Capital of the World, have a meal at DB Brasserie at The Venetian just 8 km away from the McCarran International Airport. The restaurant has received numerous acclaim over the years and is known for serving Chef Daniel Boulud’s signature burgers, steak frites, and duck confit.
66. Lotus of Siam (Las Vegas)
Found in a strip mall in Las Vegas, don’t let its non-descript location fool you. Lotus of Siam is considered by both locals and food critics alike to be one of the best Thai restaurants in Sin City. Enjoy an authentic and affordable meal of Northern Thai cuisine at this simply decorated restaurant with a warm atmosphere thanks to its gracious and helpful staff. Lotus of Siam is located at the Commercial Center, just 6 km away from the Las Vegas Strip.
67. Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, The Mirage (Las Vegas)
Yoga lovers would enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience at The Mirage, just 8 km away from the McCarran International Airport. At the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, yoga enthusiasts of all levels can attend a dolphin yoga class! The class is held in the underwater viewing area among the dolphins.
68. Diablo’s Cantina (Las Vegas)
If you’re a foodie who’s up for a daring challenge, look no further than at Diablo’s Cantina. Situated 1 km away from the Las Vegas Strip, the restaurant is well known for its traditional Mexican dishes and tequila cocktails and hosts the Death Wing Challenge, where a participant must eat 20 extremely spicy chicken wings within 20 minutes.
69. Kiss by Monster Mini Golf (Las Vegas)
Have a mini golf experience like no other at Kiss by Monster Mini Golf, where the 18-hole course is themed to honor the legendary rock band KISS. It is located at the Rio just 6 km away from the McCarran International Airport.
70. Cabo Wabo Cantina (Las Vegas)
Enjoy a meal with Mexican flare at the Cabo Wabo Cantina, located at the Miracle Mile Shops just 800m from the Las Vegas Strip. The restaurant offers Mexican dishes and beach-themed cocktails that you can enjoy in an outdoor patio. While you’re there, take on their $55 Nacho Challenge!
71. Adventuredome (Las Vegas)
Formerly called Grand Slam Canyon, the Adventuredome is an indoor amusement park that spans 5 acres. Situated at Circus Circus right at the Las Vegas Strip just 7 km from the McCarran International Airport, it features 25 attractions, the best known of which is the Canyon Blaster Roller Coaster.
72. Tournament of Kings Dinner Theater (Las Vegas)
Looking for dinner and a show at Las Vegas? Look no further than the Tournament of Kings Dinner Theater at The Excalibur just 4 km from the McCarran International Airport. Enjoy a meal while being entertained by a production inspired by the story of King Arthur, with dueling knights, pyrotechnics and special effects.
73. Hollywood Cars Museum (Las Vegas)
Movie lovers and car enthusiasts would enjoy a visit to the Hollywood Cars Museum just 3 km away from the Las Vegas Strip. The museum is home to Hollywood’s most renowned movie cars, including KITT from the television show Knight Rider and the DeLorean from the “Back to the Future” movie franchise.
74. Speed Vegas (Las Vegas)
Situated in Las Vegas Boulevard just ten minutes away from the iconic “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign, Speed Vegas is every driving enthusiast’s dream come true. Choose from their collection of luxury cars and experience getting behind the wheel of a Lamborghini, a Ferrari, and many more!
75. Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club (Las Vegas)
Looking for a night of laughs? Book a table at Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club at the MGM Grand, just 3 km from the McCarran International Airport. This cozy theater plays host to veteran as well as up-and-coming stand-up comics, as well as appearances from Brad Garrett himself, who is best known for his role in “Everybody Loves Raymond”.
76. Lost City Museum (Overton)
Learn about Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage at the Lost City Museum, a perfect side trip from Las Vegas located 110 km away from the Las Vegas Strip. The museum showcases artifacts and ruins from an actual prehistoric site of the Puebloan Indians.
77. BRAND Steakhouse (Las Vegas)
For the serious steak lover looking for a carnivorous but equally elegant dinner, book a table at the BRAND Steakhouse at the Monte Carlo, just 4 km away from the McCarran International Airport. Among their large menu of steaks is a must-order: the beef porterhouse that’s over eight and a half pounds and enjoyed with house-made sauces and sides.
78. Bodies…The Exhibition (Las Vegas)
Learn about the human form in a showcase like no other at Bodies…The Exhibition. Utilizing specimens of different parts of actual human bodies, carefully preserved and respectfully displayed, the exhibit provides a unique learning experience to the human body. Visit the exhibition at Las Vegas Boulevard, just 4 km away from the McCarran International Airport.
79. “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” Sign (Las Vegas)
No trip to the entertainment capital of the world will be complete without a pit stop to its most iconic sign. Located at the end of the Las Vegas Strip and 9 km from the McCarran International Airport, it’s now easier to stop by the sign for a picture or two thanks to a parking lot that’s been created adjacent to it.
80. Red Rock Canyon (Las Vegas)
Take a side trip away from the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas and into the amazing natural scenery of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, just 30 km from the McCarran International Airport. Take a scenic loop around the canyon through the many available tours or visit Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, once owned by Howard Hughes, for amazing views.
81. The Auto Collections (Las Vegas)
Classic car enthusiasts should pay a visit to The Auto Collections at The LINQ Hotel and Casino, just 700m from the Las Vegas Strip. The exhibit showcases over 300 classic cars, including automobiles owned and used by famous personalities, such as a 1939 Chrysler Royal Sedan by Johnny Carson and a limousine used by John F. Kennedy.
82. Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix (Las Vegas)
Situated on North Rainbow Boulevard just 7 km away from U.S. Highway 95, the Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix is a place for kids and kids at heart. Only racers aged 16 and above can ride the Gran Prix cars, but wannabe racers younger than 16 years old can go behind the wheel of a kiddie car.
83. Pinball Hall of Fame (Las Vegas)
Fans of retro games should visit the Pinball Hall of Fame 5 km from the Las Vegas Strip, which features over a hundred pinball machines and other retro arcade games. Give up your quarters to pinball machines of all kinds and of all ages, from simple machines that date back to the 1940s to modern-day machines based on movies like Terminator and Iron Man.
84. Eat. (Las Vegas)
Everyone needs a hearty breakfast after a hard night of partying, and there’s no place better in Las Vegas than Eat. Located in Downtown Las Vegas 10 km away from the Las Vegas Strip and catering to locals and tourists alike, the eatery has a breakfast and lunch menu and only uses fresh and sustainable ingredients that are locally sourced.
85. Bugsy Siegel Memorial (Las Vegas)
Situated in front of the Flamingo Hotel & Casino’s Wedding Chapel 750m away from the Las Vegas Strip, there is a bronze plaque that commemorates Jewish-American mobster Bugsy Siegel who opened the original Flamingo back in the 1940s.
86. Serendipity 3 (Las Vegas)
First made famous by its original branch in New York, Serendipity 3 opened a store in Las Vegas located at Caesars Palace, just 5 km away from the McCarran International Airport. The store serves all the New York favorites, including the iconic Frozen Hot Chocolate.
87. Sam’s Town Mystic Falls Park (Las Vegas)
Situated along Boulder Highway about 10 miles away from the Las Vegas Strip, Sam’s Town Mystic Falls Park offers a 10 minute-long light and fountain show called the Sunset Stampede set by a grand waterfall and a lush forest with animatronic animals.
88. Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo (Las Vegas)
The Las Vegas Strip probably seems like an unlikely place to have a wildlife habitat for exotic birds, but that’s exactly what the Flamingo Hotel-Casino has as one of its main attractions, just 750m away from the Las Vegas Strip. Visit the outdoor habitat to see pink flamingos, as well as other birds from all over the world.
89. Las Vegas Natural History Museum (Las Vegas)
Animal-loving kids visiting Las Vegas with their families will enjoy a trip at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, located just 10 km away from the Las Vegas Strip. The museum has an extensive collection of animal exhibits, from prehistoric displays featuring the tooth of a wooly mammoth to a pool that houses baby sharks and stingrays.
90. Hard Rock Las Vegas
Located less than ten minutes from the McCarran International Airport, book a stay in the Hard Rock for the ultimate Vegas experience. The entertainment resort features a hotel and casino, as well as over five world-class restaurants, retail stores, and a nightclub.
91. Marjorie Barrick Museum (Las Vegas)
Lovers of contemporary art traveling around Las Vegas should visit the Marjorie Barrick Museum. Once a natural museum of history, the space now holds contemporary art, as well as an auditorium and extensive library. The Marjorie Barrick Museum can be found inside the UNLV campus, about three miles away from the Las Vegas Strip.
92. Hobak Korean BBQ (Las Vegas)
Looking for a place to have a scrumptious midnight snack on a night in town in Las Vegas? Look no further than Hobak Korean BBQ, a popular chain in South Korea that serves exquisite grilled meat and cocktails in a casual restaurant with hip and modern interiors. The restaurant is located in Spring Mountain Road, 5.5 km away from the Las Vegas Strip.
93. Titanic: The Artifact Museum (Las Vegas)
The iconic ship that sank in 1912 remains in the public consciousness today, and the crowds of tourists visiting the Titanic: The Artifact Museum is a testament to the mark the ill-fated ship has made in history. The museum, located at Luxor just 2 km away from the Las Vegas Strip, showcases numerous artifacts recovered from the Titanic over two miles below North Atlantic waters.
94. Aburiya Raku (Las Vegas)
This cozy restaurant that sits less than 50 people is a must-visit for every foodie traveling around Las Vegas. Aburiya Raku serves small plates of Japanese dishes packed with flavor and often plays host to late-night partygoers. Visit Aburiya Raku at Spring Mountain Road, 4.5 km away from the Las Vegas Strip.
95. Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (Las Vegas)
Catch the jaw-dropping seasonal exhibits at the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which employs over a hundred staff members to work on a massive floral production complete with lights and sounds five times a year. The gardens are located inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino just 5 km away from the McCarran International Airport.
96. District One Kitchen & Bar (Las Vegas)
Craving for Asian cuisine while you’re in Sin City? Have a meal at District One Kitchen & Bar, located 6 km away from the Las Vegas Strip. The restaurant serves Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese dishes. Order their most well-known item on the menu, the Vietnamese pho.
97. Hoover Dam (Nevada)
Located 56 km away from the Las Vegas strip, the Hoover Dam is worth a visit. Formerly known as Boulder Dam, this engineering marvel constructed during the great depression and is considered a national landmark.
98. Fukuburger (Las Vegas)
Proudly claiming to be Las Vegas’ best burger, the Fukuburger began as a food truck but has recently found a permanent spot in Chinatown 6km away from the Las Vegas Strip. This popular join serves all-American burgers, but with a Japanese twist. Aside from the Chinatown location, the Fukuburger food truck still roams the streets of Las Vegas, and you can visit their site for the food truck schedules.
99. Sirens of Treasure Island (Las Vegas)
Situated right at The Strip just 13 km away from the McCarran International Airport, Treasure Island Las Vegas is home to the production Sirens of Treasure Island. Running four times every night, the show features beautiful sirens battling and dueling pirates with in Siren’s Cove to energetic music. Performances are filled with dance, danger and excitement.
100. Vegas Indoor Skydiving (Las Vegas)
Have you always been curious about skydiving but have been too afraid to actually do it? Visit the Vegas Indoor Skydiving facility to experience the same sensation of skydiving indoors, without jumping off a plane or relying on a parachute. The facility uses a powerful propeller that simulates conditions for skydiving in a safe and risk-free environment. Defy gravity at the Vegas Indoor Skydiving facility just 6 km away from the McCarran International Airport.
Jen Miller is a former electrical engineer and product specialist with more than 20 years of product design and testing experience. She has designed more than 200 products for Fortune 500 companies, in fields ranging from home appliances to sports gear and outdoor equipment. She founded Jen Reviews to share her knowledge and critical eye for what makes consumers tick, and adopts a strict no-BS approach to help the reader filter through the maze of products and marketing hype out there. She writes regularly and has been featured on Forbes, Fast Company, The Muse, The Huffington Post, Tiny Buddha and MindBodyGreen.