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Things to do in Las Vegas that will stay in Vegas

We’ve got the best and hottest Las Vegas attractions, parties and sights that you won’t want to miss.

Find yourself getting married in a Vegas wedding chapel, take a day trip to the Grand Canyon for views that can’t be beat and gamble until the sun comes up. Las Vegas was built for entertainment and along the strip there is plenty of it.

Book a show, shop and explore the many wonders from around the world that have been created in one spot. The world’s your oyster. Want to keep to a budget? The Las Vegas Power Pass is a top option that gives you access to over 25 of the city’s best attractions and is worth looking into if you wish to go long on the activities front.

If you need some help deciding what to do and whether the pass is worth it, check out these must-do activities first to decide what you can and can’t miss when partying in Sin City.

Top things to do in Las Vegas

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1. Party along the Las Vegas strip

The main attraction of Las Vegas is the strip itself. It is packed full of entertainment, casinos, shopping, restaurants, bars and more.

Hop on a bus and tour the strip during the day or during the night. With this bus, you can jump off and explore some of the top attractions such as Treasure Island, Bally’s and Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.

Walking and helicopter tours are also available.


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2. Try your luck at the casinos

Casinos are a dime a dozen in Las Vegas and you can find one at almost every hotel along the strip.

Some of the most famous casinos are at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

A great way to casino-hop is with the Las Vegas Monorail pass which takes 15 minutes from one end of the strip to the other.


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3. Be taken by the breathtaking Grand Canyon

From Las Vegas, you can do a day tour of the Grand Canyon. You can choose to see it by helicopter for epic views of the canyon or take a private car or bus tour, both of which allow you to explore the canyon’s rim.

Vegas is so close to the Grand Canyon, you’d be a fool to miss your chance to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World.


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4. Shop till you drop at the Las Vegas outlets

You’ll find the best designer deals with discounts from 25-65% off at the Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and Las Vegas South Premium Outlets.

There are over 150 stores where you can shop. Alternatively, you can find yourself at the Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas Power Pass also gives you a Fashion Outlets Green Savings card.


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5. Test your aim at a shooting range

Las Vegas is home to a handful of shooting ranges that allow you to take a shot and feel the kick back.

Pick from a handgun, rifle, shotgun or machine gun and take aim.

No shooting experience is necessary and all safety gear is included in your experience.


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6. Dance the night away at an infamous nightclub

Don’t miss the party along the Las Vegas strip. Experience Vegas by night at some of the most popular clubs and bars in town.

Ride in a limo and party-hop until the early morning.

Expect pool parties and all-inclusive packages guaranteed to make for a wild night. And remember: what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.


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7. Tee off on the green

Las Vegas does everything to the extreme and that includes its golf courses.

Some of the best championship courses in the world are in Vegas and are designed by the top golf-course architects.

When on the green, you’ll follow in the footsteps of some of the sport’s greats, like Tiger Woods, who have played on these very same courses.

Be sure to check out Shadow Creek, The Wynn Golf Club and Bali Hai.


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8. Catch a concert or a Vegas show

You go to Las Vegas to be entertained and some of the most incredible shows in the world are all within walking distance of one another – and of your hotel room.

See shows with glitz and glamour such as Vegas!, stars such as Celine Dion and mind-blowing performances by companies such as Cirque du Soleil.


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9. Have that Vegas wedding

Vegas and weddings are synonymous and there are more than a few themed chapels to say “I do” in the city.

Chapel packages are available to book prior to arrival and include all the bells and whistles. There are even options for you to renew your vows at a classic Vegas wedding chapel.

Naturally, you always have the option to go all out and have an Elvis wedding.


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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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