Las Vegas Attractions and Things to Do

Las Vegas Attractions and History

Must-See Attractions in Las Vegas, Nevada

The famous Las Vegas Strip is a must-see  

The Bellagio Dancing Fountains.

Fremont Street in Old Vegas 

Grand Canyon National Park

The famous Skywalk 

Las Vegas Neon Museum 

High Roller Observation Wheel. …

Caesars Palace Casino and Shops 

The Venetian Casino and Grand Canals 

 Helicopter Rides over Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. …

 Paris Hotel and the Eiffel Tower. …

 Mirage Hotel: Erupting Volcano and Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden 

 The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Skypod

 Gambling is indeed the biggest Las Vegas attraction. Hotels-Casinos and gambling facilities are the main attractions in Las Vegas. However, many travelers who visit Las Vegas don’t gamble. They enjoy the famous attractions in Las Vegas located on the famous strip. The Strip in Las Vegas is the portion of Las Vegas Boulevard known as “The Strip” that divides the city into two main parts around the strip.

On the Strip, visitors enjoy elegance, extravagance, glitz, nightlife and shows. It’s on the strip where you can see an immense glass pyramid within Luxor Hotel, the extravagant castle of Excalibur, the bizarre and amazing tour of the Stratosphere , an amazing replica of New York skyline completed with Statue of Liberty, a replica if the French Eiffel tower, a full-scale pirate cove, a fire-spewing volcano, the spectacular lights. Don’t miss the old downtown and its nightly shows.

Some of Las Vegas most popular hotels-Casinos include: Aladdin, Bally’s, Bellagio, Boulder Station, Caesars, Circus Circus(many casinos have changed names and ownership) , Desert Inn ,Excalibur, Flamingo, Four Seasons, Golden Nugget, Hampton Inn Tropicana, Hard Rock, Harrah’s Las Vegas, Imperial Palace, Las Vegas Hilton, Luxor Las Vegas, Mandalay Bay, Monte Carlo ,MGM Grand , Mirage, New York-New York, Orleans, Palace Station, Paris Las Vegas, Primadonna, Riviera , Rio Sam’s Town, Stardust, Station Casinos, Stratosphere, Suncoast, Sunset Station, Texas Station, Treasure Island, Tropicana, the pretty Venetian and Wynn Las Vegas.

Top  Things To Do and See  in The Grand Canyon National Park

#1. Grand Canyon Village. Grand Canyon Village(South Rim)  

#2. The North Rim. It’s more remote and less accessible. 

#3. Bright Angel Trail and attractions along the way 

#4. Rim Trail. The Rim Trail is amazing

#5. North Kaibab Trail and nearby attractions 

#6. Havasu Falls.  

#7. Colorado River Rafting.  

#8. Grand Canyon Skywalk.

History and geography of Las Vegas

Las Vegas is the largest city in Nevada. However, it’s the Municipality of Carson City the capital of the State of Nevada and not Las Vegas.

Las Vegas in Spanish means “the meadows” or ” the fields”. Las Vegas was a vital location thanks to its springs used by the native Americans known as the Mormons, then by the Spaniards , the Mexicans and then the American Army.

Las Vegas area was also an important stop located on the trail between Texas and California where wagon trains and later railroads were laid out throughout Las Vegas.

After the Native Mormons were forced to move out of Las Vegas area, the U.S. Army built a military base there in 1864.

In 1905 Las Vegas was established and became a city in 1911. It was only in 1931 when gambling was legalized in Las Vegas . The new casinos era started bringing business and developers who began building giant hotels-Casinos in the middle of the parched desert, known as Las Vegas, today.

“The New Entertainment Capital of the World.” Was born in the middle of a parched desert in State of Nevada. In less than fifteen years , huge and extravagant casinos-Hotels emerged from the ground. Travelers, tourists, artists started making Las Vegas their most popular destinations.

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