If you’re planning a visit to Las Vegas, it’s going to be difficult to fit in everything that there is to do even on a longer trip. Packed full of attractions and activities, Las Vegas, or ‘Sin City’ as it’s often called is one of the most popular destinations for nightlife, gambling, and general sight-seeing. Whether you’re visiting the Las Vegas strip as part of a party getaway or are passing through during your trip and want to sample some of the best things on offer, here are five things that you definitely shouldn’t miss.
Hershey’s World of Chocolate
For those looking for something a little bit different to do away from the nightlife, the Hershey’s World of Chocolate flagship store is a must-visit. Whether you’re looking for sweet treats for yourself to cure a hangover after partying hard in Las Vegas or want to take some delightful souvenirs home for family and friends, this 13,000 square feet store has more than eight hundred different Hershey’s products on offer, with exclusive collections that you definitely won’t find anywhere else in the world. Whether you’re a die-hard Hershey’s fan or just love chocolate – after all, who doesn’t love chocolate? – this store is definitely not one to be missed on a visit to Las Vegas.
See The Sights from the High Roller
Any visit to Las Vegas would not be complete without a ride on the famous High Roller Observation Wheel. With comfortable, spacious pods that house up to forty people at a time, you can see the sights of the city and its surrounding areas from a 550ft height. Tickets are quite reasonably priced, and if you’re traveling to Las Vegas with the family, any children under the age of twelve can ride the High Roller for free. Rides are carried out during both the day and night, giving you the opportunity to view the sights both in the daylight and during the night time when everything’s lit up and come to life.
Visit the Casinos
What would a trip to Las Vegas be without a visit to some of the strip’s most famous casinos? With a huge range of casinos offering all the classic games such as blackjack and poker, even those who aren’t massive gamblers will feel the need to have a game or two and try and win big. With most casinos having an in-house restaurant and bar and some even including arcades and other games, you can certainly make a day out of visiting the best-known casinos on the strip and try to meet some celebrities. The Venetian Casino and Grand Canal, Bellagio Casino and Fountains, and the Mirage Casino and Volcano are just some of the fantastic, unique casinos that you can’t afford to miss. Remember to gamble responsibly!
The Las Vegas strip is filled with a whole range of fabulous restaurants and eateries, and no matter which cuisine you feel like eating, there’ll be something to take your fancy. Whether you’re looking for traditional all-American street food, family friendly dining, international cuisine or a swanky five-star dining experience, you’ll definitely be able to find it all on offer at the Las Vegas strip. For those looking to indulge in a couple of drinks too, don’t delay to check out the pubs, breweries, bars and wine bars that are in abundance as you walk down the strip.
The Big Apple Rollercoaster
If you’re a bit of a thrill-seeker, no trip to Las Vegas would be complete for you without a ride on the amazing Big Apple Rollercoaster. Located at New York-New York, which is easy to find thanks to its faux-Manhattan skyline that’s complete with scale models of the most famous New York buildings, this rollercoaster is the highlight of the visit for many tourists in Las Vegas, winding and weaving through the faux Manhattan skyline, giving riders the ultimate view of the Southern Strip. Not for the faint hearted, this rollercoaster is the first to include an 180-degree curve and a ‘heartline’ dip maneuver which may well put your heart in your mouth.
A trip to Las Vegas is bound to be huge fun, with absolutely hundreds of different things to choose from when it comes to activities and entertainment. With a whole range of different things to do, you can be sure to find something that you enjoy no matter what your taste.
Don’t forget to check out the attractions on this list, and let us know what you think of them in the comments!