Best Vacation Places: Las Vegas

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There are hundreds of great things to do in Las Vegas, Nevada. We mostly see the glitz and glamour of its characteristics as Sincity but there’s more. There’s no boring day in Vegas, every nook has something interesting to offer. Here are some of the overlooked places that you should see.

 

Natural Wonders

The state of Nevada has a rather interesting geography. THe Las Vegas area is situated within the Mojave Desert. This area receives less rain in the winter and as opposite closer to the Arizona Monsoon in the summer. There is a lot of sunshine throughout the year. Imagine 310 sunny days…no wonder tourists flock this city.

The Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park

A shady 3-acre park. The zoo exhibits over 150 species of plants and animals. This is a great spot for your family.

Shark Reef

This aquarium not only has sharks, but alligators and other creatures living in more than 1,000,000 gallons of salt water and other types of display at the Mandalay Bay Resort. You will see blue sharks, eels and a jellyfish display with black lights.

The Sierra Safari Zoo

The zoo displays animals in their natural habitats. Special tours and field trips are available. See lions, baboons, parrots and other animals.

Thriller In The Desert

Best Vacation Places: Las Vegas

Gondola Rides

Experience the gondola rides at the Venetian. Navigate the canals that go through the Grand Canal. Shops are located at the Venetian Hotel Casino. Reservations are required if you want a singing gondolier to take you on your journey. Sounds romantic!

The Bellagio Fountains

Showing off a visual water symphony choreographed to music. It provides an unforgettable memory in front of the Bellagio Hotel Casino. The water fountains span more than 1,000 feet and can shoot up to 240 feet in the air while seeming to dance to choreographed lights and romantic classical music.

Circus Circus Adventuredome

A Theme Park Grand Slam Canyon at Circus Circus is a dome-encompassed theme park. You will ride log rides, the roller coaster and bumper cars and play laser tag in a air-conditioned or heated environment.

Mystère (Treasure Island)

This is a Cirque du Soleil production. This is a smooth-flowing performance filled with comedy and with exceptional acrobatics.

Heavenly Ski Resort

Aworld-class resort for winter sports. Skiing, snowboarding and intertubing is superb. The summer is perfect for horseback rides and all-terrain vehicles.

Nevada, where Las Vegas is, is full of history as well. You will want to consider trips to Death Valley not only for the gold mining, Scotties Castle and twenty mule team borax mines but for the unique geology as well. You can go around in a limo for an additional grand experience.

If you want to really get away, Nevada offers many remote sites that are great to find an extremely peaceful area such as Black Rock Desert Wilderness, Eldorado Wilderness or Jumbo Springs Wilderness.

 

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