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1,149 feet, the Stratosphere Tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States and the tallest building west of the Mississippi River. From the observation decks, lounge, restaurant, meeting, banquet and private dining rooms, guests enjoy panoramic views of the Las Vegas Strip and the surrounding valley. Thrill seekers can enjoy excitement over 100 stories above the ground on the Big Shot thrill ride and the High Roller roller coaster. For the less daring, there is the Strat-O-Fair midway attraction.
4. Shark ReefFlikr: big-ashb / Via Creative CommonsMandalay Bay Hotel
Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay is not your typical aquarium. It is a total sensory experience designed to transport visitors to an undersea ocean of fantastic sights, sounds and encounters. Shark Reef features one of North America's largest displays of sharks and other sea predators and is home to more than 1,200 different species, including 16 different species of sharks, tropical and fresh water fish, reptiles, marine invertebrates and rays.
7. GameWorksFlikr: elisfanclub / Via Creative CommonsTown Square
Blast away at GameWorks on the Las Vegas Strip. GameWorks has 47,000-sq. ft. entertainment with over 250 games, the world's tallest free-standing rock-climbing structure, a full-service restaurant, and two snack bars. Inside the GameWorks complex is a Coca-Cola store, with a 10-story version of its signature curved bottle, and an m&m factory featuring three stories of m&m candies in colors only available at this location. GameWorks is located at next to MGM Grand Hotel.
8. Las Vegas Natural History MuseumFlikr: kennejima / Via Creative Commons5 minutes from the Strip
Las Vegas Natural History Museum is dedicated to the education of children, adults, and families of the community in the natural sciences-both past and present, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum is a non-profit organization located just north of the Las Vegas Strip.
10. Town Square and Children's Parkmytownsquarelasvegas.comTown Square
Just south of Mandalay Bay you'll find what seems like a place that seems like a copy and pasted job out of Southern California and unlike most Las Vegas tourist areas there are no slot machines, table games, or pit bosses. Located adjacent to Town Square Park is the Children’s Park which features a Pop Jet fountain, tree house, hedge maze, playhouses, bakery café playhouse, storytelling and boys and girls restrooms designed for children.
Kink your neck as you watch the world's tallest and biggest lightshow at Fremont Street Experience. Imagine a spectacular computer generated Light and Sound show projected from a space frame 90 feet above you. The Fremont Street Experience is a four-block long canopy that covers the downtown Las Vegas area and serves as a display system for the shows. The canopy houses 2.1 million lights, capable of producing millions of color and concert-quality sound. FSE is also home to the SlotZilla Zip Line, a 12-story, slot machine inspired zip line.
For one of the best entertainment values in Las Vegas, look to the center stage of the Carnival Midway where Circus Circus presents the world's largest permanent circus where Circus Circus presents the world's largest permanent circus with free, live acts every day! The hallmark of Circus Circus Hotel.
13. The Springs Preservespringspreserve.org20 minutes from the strip
The Springs Preserve offers visitors to Las Vegas a reprieve from the casinos, gambling, and hustle and bustle of the Strip. Erected on 180 acres previously filled with natural springs, dried up long ago, the Springs Preserve is filled...
14. Mirage VolcanoFlikr: trackchic / Via Creative CommonsMirage Hotel
Every fifteen minutes from dusk to midnight, flames shoot into the night sky, spewing smoke and fire 100 feet above the waters below and transforming a tranquil waterfall into streams of molten lava. The volcano at The Mirage has been Las Vegas' signature attraction ever since the resort opened in 1989. The show is free to the public. The Mirage volcano erupts every 15 minutes after dark until midnight. This is a spectacle you don't want to miss!
15. Swarovski Midnight Celebrationgrandbazaarshops.comBally's Hotel
If your kids are allowed to stay up late while in Vegas a midnight show might just be in order. The Swarovski Midnight Celebration is a three-minute-long light-and-sound show designed to mark the dawn of a new day. This attraction brings New Year's Eve-style excitement to the Las Vegas Strip every night of the year. The production incorporates the Swarovski Starburst—a one-of-a-kind, 14-foot-diameter structure composed of 911 custom-cut Swarovski crystal spheres.
Las Vegas' BODIES the Exhibition is stirring up talk all over the place. The Exhibition showcases 13 whole-body specimens and more than 260 organs and partial body specimens. The real human bodies have been meticulously dissected and preserved giving visitors the opportunity to view the complexity of their own organs and systems.
18. Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin HabitatFlikr: ekilby / Via Creative CommonsMirage Hotel
See dolphins frolikin at the Mirage. This 2.5-million-gallon Dolphin Habitat is home to a family of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins. Its purpose is to provide a healthy and nurturing environment for dolphins, as well as to educate the public about marine mammals and their environment.
19. Las Vegas Mini Gran PrixFlikr: shahero / Via Creative Commons25 minutes from the strip
This seven acre park was voted the RJ's Best of Las Vegas several years in a row! It's pure fun for all ages with four exciting tracks including Go Karts, Kiddie Karts and the state's only Adult Gran Prix and High Banked Oval Sprint Kart Tracks, also featuring Tornado Twister, Dragon Roller Coaster, a 90 ft. Super Fun Slide, huge arcade and Restaurant/Party Room. Open year round and just minutes from the strip. No admission charge.
20. Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical GardensFlikr: kenlund / Via Creative CommonsBellagio Hotel
Just beyond Bellagio's gracious lobby lies the Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, a kaleidoscope for your senses. You'll want to take a moment to appreciate the intricate detail blooming before your very eyes. Submerge your soul in this magnificent garden abounding in fragrance, texture and color. Row upon row of exotic plants and flowers weave a glorious tapestry displaying the unique highlights of every season and holiday.
21. CSI: The Experiencemgmgrand.comMGM Grand Hotel
Play the role of a crime scene investigator in this exciting interactive challenge: 3 murders, 15 lab stations, 15 suspects, 3 killers. Based on the hit TV show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and guided by videos featuring cast members, alongside real-life forensic scientists, you'll be the latest recruit to the world of forensic science. Ages 12+.
22. Las Vegas Ice CenterFlikr: mattystevenson / Via Creative CommonsWhere
The Las Vegas Ice Center is probably the coldest place in Las Vegas. Located between Durango and Fort Apache traveling west on Flamingo Road from the Las Vegas Strip four miles. The Las Vegas Ice Center has two full size regulation rinks...
23. Wet n WildCourtesy of Wet'n'Wild Las Vegas30 minutes from the strip
Wet n Wild is a water theme park located approximately 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. The park features 25 slides and attractions. Junior admission (under 42 inches) is $29.99 and general admission is $34.99. Children aged 3 and younger are admitted free.
24. Fast Lap Indoor Kart Racingfastlaplv.com5 minutes from the Strip
Feel the thrill of responding to the colored flags; blue, yellow, red and checkered as you race around the track at Fast Lap Indoor Kart Racing. The Karts are equipped with Honda 200cc engines which can reach speeds up to 50 mph. Fast Lap Indoor Kart Racing is just a short 5 to 10 minute cab ride from the south end of the Las Vegas Strip.
26. Eiffel Tower Experiencecaesars.comParis Hotel
A signature of the Las Vegas skyline, the replica Eiffel Tower at Paris is an exact reproduction of one of Europe's most famous landmarks, rendered meticulously at 1/2 scale. The Eiffel Tower Experience allows you to ride to the top, where you'll have a stunning, panoramic view of the valley, from 460 feet above ground. Along the way, an experienced elevator operator will point out can't-miss Vegas landmarks, as well as address any questions you may have.
27. Bellagio FountainsFlikr: jimg944 / Via Creative CommonsBellagio Hotel
Experience the most ambitious, commanding water feature ever conceived! Bellagio's world-famous fountains will speak to your heart with opera, classical and whimsical music while flirting with your playful nature through their carefully choreographed movements. The Bellagio Fountains is free and runs Monday through Friday every 30 minutes from 3pm to 8pm, Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays every 30 minutes from noon to 8pm.
28. Mirage AquariumFlikr: jimg944 / Via Creative CommonsMirage Hotel
As you check in at the front desk of the Mirage hotel, you'll be greeted by a 20,000-gallon saltwater aquarium stocked with angelfish, pufferfish, tangs and other exotic sea creatures - including three different kinds of sharks. Managed by The Mirage's own aquarium.
29. Canyon BlasterFlikr: meredith / Via Creative CommonsAdventuredome at Circus-Circus Hotel
Imagine being on the world's largest, indoor, double-loop, double-corkscrew roller coaster in the U.S. You don't have to just imagine it, head over to Circus Circus for thrilling, chilling fun. While speeding through the Adventuredome at speeds up to 55 mph, this ride is not for the faint of heart! Just when you catch your breath, the double corkscrews will have you gasping for more. There is a 48" height requirement for this ride.
30. X Screamstratospherehotel.comStratosphere Tower
X Scream. At 866 feet, X Scream is the world's third highest thrill ride. Shaped like a giant teeter-totter, X Scream is an open vehicle that propels riders head-first 27 feet over the edge of the Stratosphere Tower. X Scream speeds up to 30 miles per hour and then dangles riders weightlessly above the Strip--the view is amazing but so is the urge to s-c-r-e-a-m!!!
The view from 3 miles above the Sky Dive Las Vegas is awesome!!! Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River, the Strip Hotels and Casinos, Valley of Fire, Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, and Four States. Nowhere else in the world can you...
32. Vegas Indoor Skydivingvegasindoorskydiving.com5 minutes from the strip
At Flyaway, America's first vertical wind tunnel, you can break the bonds of gravity and body fly. Flyaway Indoor Skydiving gives you the chance to test your skills of human flight during a single flight session or as a participant in a...
33. Serendipity 3caesars.comCaesar's Palace Hotel
With an old-fashioned ice cream parlor décor, Serendipity 3's setting is colorfully appealing to both adults and children. Serendipity 3 is known for it's New York City location and offers yummie foot-long hotdogs, amazing desserts and it's famous Frrrozen Hot Chocolate.
34. The Mob Museumthemobmuseum.orgDowntown Las Vegas
The Mob Museum is a world-renowned, award-winning, must-see destination in Las Vegas, attracting 500,000 visitors hailing from all 50 states and nearly 35 countries in its first two-plus years. Artifacts integrated throughout the Museum’s interactive exhibits provide an insider’s look into many of organized crime’s biggest names, including, Al Capone, Dion O’Bannion, George Moran, Charlie “Lucky” Luciano, Meyer Lansky, Ben Siegel, Sam Giancana, Joe Bonanno, Frank Rosenthal, Mickey Cohen, Tony Cornero, Whitey Bulger and John Gotti to name just a few.
36. Titanic Artifact Exhibitlxuor.comLuxor Hotel
You can relive the calamity in this 25,000-square-foot exhibition at the Tropicana. It plays host to more than 300 artifacts recovered from the wreckage, which rests 12,500 feet below the North Atlantic. The exhibit includes what’s come to be known as “the big piece,” a 15-ton section of the hull, the largest chunk of the Titanic ever recovered. Personal artifacts include postcards from doomed passengers, luggage and glassware.
37. Laser Quest Las Vegaslaserquest.com20 minutes from the strip
Laser Quest. Okay...it's the 21st century so how about some 21st century fun? Get ready...get on that vest with the laser-sensing targets attached, pick up your Laser blaster and you’re ready for action, stalking "the others" through the maze and into a multilevel gaming area, where twists, turns and corners produce heart-stopping moments.
38. Shark Tank Tours at Golden NuggetFlikr: big-ashb / Via Creative CommonsGolden Nugget Hotel
This behind-the-scenes tour conducted by the Golden Nugget marine biologists shows you the inner workings of an incredible 200,000 gallon Las Vegas shark aquarium. Learn what sharks and fish dine on and how the feeding process works. You'll even go home with a souvenir shark tooth.