Top 10 Attractions In Las Vegas, Nevada - Updated 2021

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Las Vegas is known as “The Entertainment Capital of the World”. Why? Well, the 42 million people or so who visited Las Vegas last year will tell you that Las Vegas is home to world-class restaurants, over-the-top shows, lavish resorts, and of course, last but never least, the casinos. Your fun starts at the photo worthy “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign. With so many to see and do in this glitzy capital, you may be lost. Whether it’s museums you’re looking out for, or if you’re more of a nature-lover (yes! Las Vegas also has natural attractions to marvel at) this place has something for everyone literally. Here are the top 10 attractions in Las Vegas, Nevada.

1. Hoover Dam tour (from USD 79.0)

The Hoover Dam tour comes with a knowledgeable guide who can explain to you the mechanics of the dam. On this tour, you’ll also be able to enjoy a one-hour, guided walk on the top, which will allow you to see the spillway. With incredible views from the top, you’ll be able to take some great photos. Included in the tour are a walk through the display and exhibits at the Visitor Centre and a tour of the Powerplant down into the Black Canyon walls. Lunch and round trip transport from selected hotels are also included.

Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas With Lunch

Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes

10 reviews

2. V - The Ultimate Variety Show (from USD 89.0)

Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino presents a 75-minute show that is family-friendly. It incorporates comedy, magic, stunts, and audiences are encouraged to participate. The entire family is invited to watch it! With a variety of acts throughout, nobody is left feeling bored at any time during this show! This tour allows you to choose to have dinner in addition to the show.

V - The Ultimate Variety Show at Planet Hollywood Resort

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

10 reviews

3. Visit the Grand Canyon South Rim (from USD 89.0)

If you’re looking to explore more into the history and geology of the Grand Canyon South Rim, then this tour is for you! A full-day tour that begins in Las Vegas, will bring you to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim and the National Geographic Visitor Centre. See panoramic views from various lookout locations. You can also choose to include an IMAX movie and a two-hour tour of the canyon by Jeep or a scenic helicopter flight.

Grand Canyon South Rim Bus Tour with Optional Upgrades

Duration: 14 hours

10 reviews

4. A Colorado River paddle-board trip (from USD 149.0)

Looking for something more active? Then this half-day standup paddleboard trip is going to leave you well exhausted but pumped with adrenaline! A 5.5 miles (9 km) adventure along the Colorado River, you’ll also get to stop at the Historical River Gauger’s home site, and take a short hike to a scenic spot overlooking the river. Paddle on to Emerald Cave and look out for flora and fauna all along the journey. Have a nice lunch by the beach before returning. All equipment and a guide are included in the tour price.

Half-Day Colorado River Paddleboard Trip

Duration: 4 hours

1 review

5. Ride the High Roller in Vegas (from USD 20.0)

Love being high up in the air? At nearly 550 feet (167 meters) up in the air, you’ll feel at the top of the world on this Ferris Wheel! A 30-minute revolution in one of the wheel’s air-conditioned compartments will let you soar high above Las Vegas. You will watch the sun setting at dusk or marvel at the twinkling neon lights at night. You get to choose whether you want to experience Vegas in the day or night. You can also explore the bars nearby once you’re done, or upgrade to get happy hour drinks while on the ride.

High Roller World's Largest Observation Wheel at The LINQ

Duration: 30 minutes

10 reviews

6. Hidden Valley ATV tour (from USD 198.0)

This all-terrain vehicle (ATV) adventure tour will take you into the Hidden Valley. With no experience required, you’ll ride your vehicle onto the trails of the McCullough Mountains Range, the Roach Dry Lakebed, and the Hidden Valley. Get away from Vegas and enjoy the surrounding nature instead! A complimentary air-conditioned round trip transport is included from your hotel to the tour departure point as well.

Hidden Valley and Primm ATV Tour

Duration: 4 to 5 hours

10 reviews

7. Unlimited ride pass to the Stratosphere Tower (from USD 43.0)

Buy the unlimited ride pass to get your adrenaline rush. The pass gives you access to the tower’s most exciting rides: X-Scream, Insanity, and the Big Shot. Get ready to swing, spin, and soar high above Vegas for a heart-pumping time! You can also opt to try the SkyJump when you are booking. Ride as many times as you like in a day!

Stratosphere Tower Unlimited Ride Pass Ticket

Duration: 4 hours

4 reviews

8. Cruise the Las Vegas Strip (from USD 262.0)

Ah, the famous Las Vegas Strip! Cruise in high style on a private limousine through the world famous Las Vegas Strip. Ever wanted to feel like a celebrity? Then book this tour, grab your friends, and pop a bottle of champagne to celebrate this amazing night! You can choose your spacious car. Grab your cameras and pose for photos at the iconic ‘Welcome to Las Vegas’ sign. Your limo will also bring you to the spectacular Bellagio fountains, Mirage volcano and to view the sparkling bright lights of the Fremont Street laser show. Hotel pickup and drop off is included in the package.

Las Vegas Strip Ultra Limousine Tour

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

10 reviews

9. Grand Canyon Skywalk helicopter tour (from USD 550.0)

This exciting helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon Skywalk is going to be the highlight of your trip. This is a scenic 45-minute flight that takes you from Las Vegas to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, wherein you will get to see the Hoover Dam, the Mojave Desert, Lake Mead and the Colorado River along the way. Finally, you will land at the Eagle Point, which is home to the Hualapai Indian Nation and the Grand Canyon Skyway. Included in this tour is a souvenir, as well as a limo pick up and drop off from hotels.

Grand Canyon Skywalk Skip-the-Line and Helicopter Tour

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

450 reviews

10. Go on a Red Rock Canyon tour (from USD 88.0)

go on a red rock canyon tour

Red Rock Canyon is a ruddy-hued canyon once home to the area’s Native Americans. Spectacular in its ruby beauty, you’ll explore this natural wonder on this tour. Choose from a leisurely six-hour tour or an express four-hour tour. Lunch is included for the longer tour, and the trip will take the scenic loop of Calico Hills. Round trip transportation is provided.

Red Rock Canyon Tour

Duration: 4 to 6 hours

922 reviews

Vegas awaits with its bright lights and glamour

Indeed the “Entertainment Capital of the World”, whether you’re looking to celebrate your hens’ night out or you simply want to soak in the glitz and glamour, Vegas is for everyone. With family-fun entertainment to adult-only attractions, you’ll have your pick of either exciting road adventures or adrenaline filled theme park rides. Those who want to get lucky can check out the casinos as well! With so much to see and do, now’s the best time to book that holiday to Vegas!

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