Things to See and Do in Las Vegas
Experience Las Vegas
While you're at Business Summit 2018, plan to stay a little extra and expereince Las Vegas, a resort city famed for its vibrant nightlife, centered around 24-hour casinos and other entertainment options. Its main street and focal point is the Strip, just over 4 miles long. This boulevard is home to themed hotels with elaborate displays such as fountains synchronized to music as well as replicas of an Egyptian pyramid, the Venetian Grand Canal, and the Eiffel Tower.
- Top of the Eiffel Tower
What’s the next best thing to dining atop the Eiffel Tower in Paris? Dining atop the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Hotel and Casino right in Las Vegas. All the romance, all the exquisite cuisine and all the authentic French atmosphere of the real thing, but no passport required.
Visit the Neon Museum
With over 200 restored neon signs at the Neon Museum, it’s safe to say our history is pretty lit. Each sign in the Neon Museum’s collection offers a unique story about the personalities who created it, what inspired it, where and when it was made, and the role it played in Las Vegas’ distinctive history.
Gondola ride at The Venetian
Leave your passports behind because there’s no need to travel all the way to Italy for a romantic ride in an authentic Venetian gondola. Cuddle up together, sip some champagne, and let your gondolier do the driving (and singing) as you gently cruise the indoor/outdoor waterway.
Las Vegas Shows
Las Vegas is known for their nightlife, and star-studded line up of nightly shows. Check out the calendar of events to see what's on tap.
World-Famous Aquatic Playground
Voted by Trip Advisor as one of the best pools in the U.S., Mandalay Bay's world-famous aquatic playground features 2,700 tons of real sand, a 1.6 million gallon wave pool and 100 rentable cabanas, day beds, bungalows and personalized villas. And, don't forget the Shark Reef!
Thrill Rides for Adrenaline Junkies
There are those who come to Las Vegas to relax. Then there are the adrenaline junkies. Experience these heart-pounding rides while screaming and shouting as you're being whipped around at 70 mph on a adrenaline rush roller coaster, or while dangling in mid-air on a ride 855 feet above the Las Vegas Strip.
Vegas in a Day
Not much extra time in the city? How much can you do in 24 hours? Take the 24 hour challenge!
Still not sure what to do? Download the Official Visitor's Guide for even more options!
Did You Know?
- With its millions of lights, Las Vegas is considered the brightest place on Earth.
- Las Vegas is home to more than half of the 20 largest hotels in the world. This includes The Venetian, Caesar's Palace, and the Bellagio, just to name a few.
- There are more than 150 casinos and at least 150,000 hotel/motel rooms in the Las Vegas valley area.
- With over 300 weddings every day, Las Vegas is the top wedding destination in the US.
- Shrimp consumption in Las Vegas is over 60,000 pounds a day. That's higher than the rest of the United States combined!
- The largest bronze sculpture in America is housed in Las Vegas. It just so happens to be the MGM Grand Hotel's mascot, the bronze lion, weighing in at 50 tons.
- The slot machines are set at a certain payout rate. Legally the machines have to have at least a 75% payout, meaning that if you put in $100, at the very least you should get $75 back. Sometimes it's not all about luck, it's about the math.
- You probably wouldn't want to attempt to swim in water structures in Las Vegas. The fountains and man-made lakes use something called "gray-water," which is actually recycled from sinks, bathtubs, and showers throughout the city.