As they say, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”, but what do you do when you get to Vegas? Have a break from your usual holidays and try out the adult playground that has been trying to make itself more and more family friendly. The spas, adventure parks, shows, shopping and food will overwhelm your senses and take you on the thrill ride of your life. The M and the Wynn hotels are the newest luxury resorts that house an opulent variety of reward, gaming, dining, online casino, entertainment, and relaxation. When all else fails, these top 5 attractions will grab your imagination and attention.
At centre Strip, on the corner of Flamingo Rd and Las Vegas Strip, you can romance your senses with the mesmerizing dancing musical fountains of the Bellagio. The complimentary show of music, lights and water will dance their way into your senses every half hour most days with shows every 15 minutes during special events and holidays. The choreography is unique in its expression and designed to highlight the beauty of Las Vegas. Most visitors to sin city agree that the Fountains are the most beautiful attraction.
Go North to the end of the strip at Sahara Avenue and you will find the Stratosphere Tower thrusting 1,149 feet into the Las Vegas skyline. The iconic tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States. To climb to new heights in Las Vegas you will pay $18.00 per adult, $10.00 per child, $12.00 senior and $12.00 per Nevada Resident. While the tower alone is breathtaking, the SkyJump thrill ride atop of the tower will quite literally take your breath away. If you can stomach the height you might consider the Top of the World restaurant that rotates 360 degrees while you dine. Keep your wits about you as you sore to the top in less than a minute.
Nestled between Bally’s and Planet Hollywood, France has come to Las Vegas. The Eiffel Tower offers a bit of the French experience to the domestic traveller. Take the ride and experience Las Vegas from the most romantic spot in all of Vegas, 46 stories above city level. Ticket prices range from $7.50 to $47.00 based on time of day. Don’t miss the chance to stop at the Eiffel Tower restaurant and gift shop. A signature of the Las Vegas skyline, the Eiffel Tower ride is one of Europe’s more famous landmarks.
Another chance for stunning views of the strip can be found riding the roller coaster at the New York-New York at the corner of Tropicana Avenue and the south strip. Take the ride that wraps around and goes right through the hotel while giving you thrilling drops and twists. Three minutes of drops and corkscrews for $14 or $25 to ride all day. Some riders complain of a rough ride so buyer beware and have the aspirin ready. Formerly called The Manhattan Express, The Roller Coaster made its debut on the Strip in January 1997. More than one million visitors experience the ride each year.
At the Venetian Casino and Resort, you will find Madame Tussauds Las Vegas wax museum. Started in London, Madame Tussauds has expanded all over the world. In Las Vegas you can see celebrities and figures that excite and tantalize. The Blue Man group, Hugh Hefner, a few presidents and astronauts, maybe even a musician or sports hero will join you on your tour. It pays to do your research for the museum; there are coupons and savings to be found online. Escape the Nevada heat and visit the life like wax figures.
It’s easy to spend, or even make a lot of money in Las Vegas. Many people fear the high price tags associated with visiting the city, but there are always plenty of quick loans available for those who need holiday money fast. As one of the most vibrant and flamboyant cities in the states, with no true equal in the rest of the world, pack your bags, put on your poker face and hit the streets now.