Right behind New York, Las Vegas is the second main attraction in the United States for tourists all over the world. On average, the city registers high numbers of visitors; According to an analysis by Statista, in 2019 it received 42 million travelers, while in 2020 it barely reached 19 million due to obvious reasons.
In the most recent announcement, Clark County Director of Aviation Rosemary Vassiliadis told the media that they are planning on reopening in early June.
Having said that, if you are planning a trip to “Sin City”, be sure to check these places.
Although it is known for being the main avenue in Las Vegas, The Strip actually belongs to the jurisdiction of Clark County in the state of Nevada.
It is about 4 kilometers long and runs through the city from northeast to southwest. While going on a walk through The Strip you will find all sorts of restaurants, luxury hotels, entertainment centres, casinos, amongst other attractions.
Fountains of Bellagio
In addition to the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Arts, the Conservatory, and the Botanical Gardens, the Bellagio complex is home to one of the largest free shows in the entire city. The water dance synchronized with music that serves as the setting for millions of photographs, as well as the location of dozens of Hollywood movies and series.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The best option to visit this place and enjoy the views of Las Vegas and the Strip is through a helicopter ride (you can book one here).
But if you are looking for more outdoorsy activities, this place is home to many hiking and biking trails that surround, and go through the Mojave Desert. Also, be ready to find some of the best natural scenery in America.
This Polynesian-themed hotel and casino is considered one of the biggest betting centers in the city.
If you are feeling optimistic and wanna try your luck at the casino bonus, The Mirage has more than 9,300 square meters of gaming space.
If you are not much of a high roller, you can visit its huge artificial volcano that every night “erupts”; the show is accompanied by rumbling floors and sounds of The Grateful Dead. Not to mention that this attraction is free!
Stratosphere Las Vegas
The Stratosphere is 350 meters high, making it the highest observation tower in the United States and the second tallest freestanding structure west of the Mississippi River.
Its height allows impressive 360° views of the horizon, mainly at sunset from the SkyPod platform with two main viewpoints, an indoor one with glass walls and the other one on the outside.
Located at the southwest of The Strip, is the famous Luxor Hotel. Inspired by Ancient Egypt, this pyramid-shaped luxury resort has a huge sphinx on the outside.
From its highest point, the hotel shines light into the sky that can be seen from almost anywhere in the city.