Las Vegas—or Vegas as it is commonly referred to—is an internationally renowned resort city, known for its 24 hours of boisterous lifestyle, entertainment, and nightlife. The City serves as the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada. When you visit Las Vegas, here are the top 10 things you should do.

  1. Wine Cellar & Tasting Room

This is by every means an iconic spot to kick off your vacation in Vegas. While it may be less glamorous than other locations on our list, it is definitely an elegant place to visit. It houses over 10,000 bottles of a wide variety of grape juice, literally enough to go round for both wine novices and oenophiles.

  • The Strip

This is a 5-6 kilometer area, with a mix of hotels, concert venues, restaurants and stores all centered around the gambling glitz of Las Vegas. You can have a great time by hopping along the strip from one attraction to another.

  • MGM Grand Casino

Enjoy the sights, sounds and thrills of this international fun center. It is the largest single hotel in the US. It has over 6000 rooms, outdoor pools, Garden area, Spa, Nightclubs, Shops and a 6.6 acre waterfall. No visit to Vegas is complete without a visit to this casino.

  • The Stratosphere Tower

Care to free-fall? Then you should visit the stratosphere. It is the tallest building in Nevada, and it offers an opportunity of a controlled sky jump from 829 feet. But even if you are scared of heights, you can still enjoy the thrills from watching others attempt this exhilarating jump.

  • Neon Museum

With its ever-evolving nature, few things last long in Las Vegas. As a result, the old neon signs of this glittering city have been preserved. You will have an amazing time wandering through this museum that effectively tells the story of the changing face of Las Vegas.

  • Bellagio Hotel

Built upon an Italian theme, the Bellagio Hotel is quite a spectacle. It is also home to the fascinating Bellagio Fountains. It also houses the wonderful Cirque du Soleil and 14 elegant restaurants. This place is worthy of a full vacation by itself.

  • Bellagio Fountains

One of the best spectacles in Las Vegas. It is a water show performed against the backdrop of the magnificent Bellagio Hotel. You can observe this priceless show for 30 minutes during the day and 15 minutes between 8pm and midnight.

  • Hoover Dam

If you enjoy structural masterpieces, then you should visit the Hoover Dam. It is over 80 years old and the highest concrete dam in the United States, attracting over 7 million visitors annually.

  • Red Rock National Conservation Area

The Red Rock Conservation area is a great destination for hiking, sightseeing, and even geological wonders if you are an earth science enthusiast.

  1. Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon

Want to experience a bird’s-eye-view of the wonders of the earth’s geology? Then take a flight along the Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon. You won’t find a better view of the breathtaking desert landscape that surrounds Las Vegas.

By Kyle A Benzies