Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Downtown & Fremont St

Mob Museum

It's hard to say what's more impressive: the museum's physical location in a historic federal courthouse where mobsters sat for federal hearings in 1950–51, the fact that the board of directors is headed up by a for…
Casino in Downtown & Fremont St

Golden Nugget

Check out the polished brass and white leather seats in the casino: day or night, the Golden Nugget is downtown's poshest address. With classy eateries and a swimming pool famous for its shark tank, the Golden Nugge…
Top Choice Landmark in The Strip

CityCenter

We’ve seen this symbiotic relationship before (think giant hotel anchored by a mall ‘concept’) but the way that this futuristic-feeling complex places a small galaxy of hypermodern, chichi hotels in orbit around the…
Mine in Henderson

El Dorado Canyon

If you're looking for a ghost town experience filled with weather-beaten buildings, derelict automobiles and vintage signs, El Dorado Canyon southeast of Las Vegas is a picturesque mother lode. Easily accessed by ca…
Wildlife Reserve in Summerlin

Desert National Wildlife Preserve

While Las Vegas is home for 2.3 million residents, it's next to an immense region with zero human inhabitants: the Desert National Wildlife Refuge. An easy 25-mile drive northwest of downtown, the refuge is home to …
Amusement Park in West of the Strip

VooDoo ZipLine

How does “flying” between two hotel towers sound? If the idea puts a spell on you, then the VooDoo ZipLine at the Rio All-Suites Hotel is a definite must-do. The ride starts with you strapped into a seat on a 50-sto…
Public Art in Las Vegas

Seven Magic Mountains

What's that rising from the desert floor along Interstate 15 just south of Las Vegas… gigantic, neon-colored, stacked-up marshmallows? Actually, the monumental, multi-hued stone work is an outdoor art installation b…
Museum in Henderson

Clark County Museum

Amble among recreations of what the Las Vegas region looked like decades and even centuries before the modern neon-lit era of casinos and hotels. From dioramas of pre-historic ecology and later local Native American…
Lake in Henderson

Lake Las Vegas

There's more than one navigable body of water just east of Las Vegas. The lesser-known Lake Las Vegas was created by damming the Las Vegas Wash, an intermittent creek that drains the metropolitan area. Fitting for i…
Museum in Downtown & Fremont St

Las Vegas Natural History Museum

For many, the words 'museum' and 'Las Vegas' might not seem to really go together. But, in fact, this is a town with more than 2 million inhabitants, so it has all the normal civic institutions of any other large Am…