Sink your teeth into downtown Las Vegas on this afternoon food and historical walking tour that's a treat for visitors and locals alike! Learn about the history, architecture and culture of Fremont Street from your informative guide as you visit off-the-beaten-path eateries and chat with their owners. Savor a variety of tastings that add up to a satisfying meal. This small-group tour is limited to 12 people for a more relaxed and interactive experience.
Meet your guide and small group in the heart of downtown Las Vegas to begin your exploration of this historic part of the city and its eclectic food offerings. Stroll around this authentic section of Vegas that's a world away from the slick Las Vegas Strip as your guide explains how Fremont Street originated and what drove early settlers to come here during the Great Depression. Get the lowdown on Vegas' connection to the Mob and how it became a wedding mecca. Stop at neighborhood restaurants, ethnic eateries and offbeat food stores, and chat with the owners about their offerings. Your tour may include visits to the super-fun Beef Jerky Store; Simply Pure, a vegan and raw food cafe; and ChillSpot by SASASWEETS, a frozen dessert shop. Sample a diverse selection of local specialties that make for a fulfilling lunch. Throughout your tour, your passionate guide points out architectural landmarks, vintage stores and little-known attractions that tie into the rich and colorful history of Vegas. Expect to walk about a half a mile (0.8 km) during your 2.5-hour tour. By the time your downtown Las Vegas tour concludes on north Las Vegas Boulevard, you'll have tasted some local food favorites and learned there's a lot more to Vegas than gambling and glitz.