The Best 5 Las Vegas
Our love for Las Vegas started by getting married in Las Vegas. We have continued this love affair returning a number of times with our children. I have narrowed down my long list of must do’s to create The Best 5 things to do in Las Vegas….
1. Walk the Strips (old and new)
Walking from one end of the Strip to the other end will take a few days. If you are short on time or it is too hot head to a few of the more impressive Casinos and wander through their foyers. We loved Bellagio – especially their flower displays at Christmas, CircusCircus – the free circus entertainment impressed the kids, Venetian – for the ‘Am I in Italy?’ feeling and The Flamingo – for the outside bird sanctuary.
We also headed to the Old Strip (Freemont Street) where the feeling of Vegas in the older times still exists. Once dark the whole of Freemont Street is lit from above and the area has a great atmosphere.
2. Downtown Container Park
While at Freemont Street walk over to the Downtown Container Park. The centre of the park area is a huge playground with interactive stations and huge slides coming from the treehouse. The playground is surrounded by shops and eateries. There are public restrooms there also. The Downtown Container Park was a huge hit with our family.
3. Watching the Bellagio Fountains
Watching the Bellagio Fountains is an iconic tourist attraction and rightly so as it is so spectacular. We grabbed a front row seat and watched a few sessions of the fountains.
4. Watch a Show
The variety is endless when it comes to shows and performers to see. Book ahead if you know a specific show or take a chance and head to the half price ticket offices – Tix4Tonight. It is a great way to be more flexible with your show times and to get a great discount.
5. Visit The Grand Canyon
The closest airport to the Grand Canyon is Las Vegas. The Northern Rim can be reached from Las Vegas and it is a once in a lifetime experience. Catch a helicopter to the Northern Rim and explore the Grand Canyon. We have visited the Grand Canon from the Northern and Southern Rim. Simple amazing!!
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