5 Great Things to See in Las Vegas

5 Great Things to See in Las Vegas

things to see in las vegas

Las Vegas is unarguably one of the most fun destinations under the sun. There are numerous casinos, concerts/shows, pleasures of the flesh and entertainment. If you cannot find it in Vegas, you cannot find it elsewhere.

There are many things to see in Las Vegas and you can never run out of things to do here. When you get to Vegas, do not forget to stop and check out these amazing attractions.

The Red Rock Canyon

the red rock canyon

This has been considered the most outstanding of all places to visit in Las Vegas. It is an amazing geographical feature that will remind you just how powerful the forces of Mother Nature are. The beauty about this site is that it is family friendly and you can bring all your family members, including the kids to this place. However, you have to be careful when you bring kids and pets to the Red Rock Canyon as there are no rails or any form of safety device since it is an all-natural site. Check it out from a safe distance.

Explore different rocks here. You will enjoy the crevices, the configurations of the wild rocks and the natural pools. Since this site is quite popular to those who visit Vegas, you might want to get there early to avoid congestion. The site provides a picturesque view of Sin City.

The Titanic Artifact Exhibition

the titanic artifact exhibition

This exhibition is a historical point with its various memories of the Titanic ship. Often, it has been christened as a ‘floating palace’ and has artifacts dating as far back as 1912. If you are an art fanatic, this exhibition will fascinate you and capture your imagination. It boasts a wide range of historical artifacts, souvenirs, flower vases, vintage pieces, and glassware and wreckage pieces from the ill-fated luxury cruise ship. In addition, you will find a gift shop where you can shop for souvenirs to remind you of Vegas. You will also be amused by the Grand Staircase’s full-scale recreation as you comb through the authentically re-structured rooms that boast beautiful and originally manufactured furnishings.

Shark Reef Aquarium

shark reef aquarium

This is another outstanding tourist attraction in Las Vegas. Located in Mandalay Bay, this aquarium exhibits various aquatic animal species, including dangerous predators that you cannot find anywhere else. The Sawfish shark, the Sandtiger, the Sandbar Shark and many others are to be found in this life size aquarium. This aquarium has been accredited by the relevant authorities such as the Aquarium Association and America Zoo. It is safe, you need not fret when here. Visitors can enjoy a pre-taped tour and will have the company of naturalists to attend to any questions that you may wish to ask regarding the shark reef. You can bring your family along to enjoy the latest addition additions such as Indonesia’s Komodo dragon and mean looking crocodiles.

Chapel of Flowers

chapel of flowers

If you want to get married in Vegas, look no further than the Chapel of Flowers. Of all the beautiful sites in Vegas, very few can match up to this one. The guides here are friendly and helpful and they will answer any questions that you may have. It is such a beautiful place and this explains why most Vegas weddings take place here. There are photographers on standby and a priest as well. The staff also goes out of their way to ensure that you have a perfect wedding. The secret is to book in advance because the place is always flocked especially by couples who cannot wait to say ‘I do.’

Ethel’s Chocolate Lounge and Cactus Garden

ethel cactus garden

If you are wondering what to see in Las Vegas, this is the place to be especially for those with a sweet tooth. You will be treated to a wide range of chocolate samples as you traverse through the factory and learn how some of your favorite candies are made. The cactus garden has been ranked as one of the world’s finest botanical gardens. This garden boasts hundreds of plant species some of which are not found anywhere else in the world.

There is so much to see and do in Las Vegas and it is easy to be carried away especially if you are an impulse spender. Therefore, it is always advisable to plan a budget and stick to it. In addition, make bookings in advance because last minute bookings can cost you more money.

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