By Tommy Zimmer
As of April 2017, the visitor volume of Las Vegas, Nevada is currently at 3,545,054. That is 557 more people than in 2016 at 3,544,497. This is a huge number and is why Las Vegas is one of the most visited cities in the USA alongside places such as Houston, Texas, and Atlanta, Georgia. There is a lot that attracts people to Las Vegas. There is something different about the Vegas Strip that is unlike anything else. With all of the city lit up at night and people roaming around the casinos and resorts, there are many things to do for people of all ages. Young adults can go and party at the bars and clubs as long as they do not try any fatal drug combinations. The parents can gamble away at the casino while the kids go to all the touristy stuff and resort activities.
While looking at many travel websites such as Expedia or Travelocity, you might be uncertain about just where to go. There will always be many options for you to stay at or things to see. You might only have a limited time off from your job and to travel with your family or friends. Here are some places to check out while you’re in Las Vegas:
1.) The Eiffel Tower. In Las Vegas, there’s a little-known fact: the country of France moved the Eiffel Tower to Las Vegas, Nevada. Developers then built a hotel around it. While that is not true whatsoever, it is still cool to see a version of the Eiffel Tower within a Las Vegas hotel. If you have been to the real Eiffel Tower, it might bring back memories for you. Should this be your first time at an Eiffel Tower of any sort, you can get your picture taken and check out the mere stature of such a massive place,
2.) Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. This is the place where all the celebrities can be found. Many of them congregate there on a daily basis. The only kicker here is that these celebrities are made of wax. The wax dummies of famous people might almost make you think you are one of Hollywood’s greats. You may feel you are at a Hollywood movie premiere. Take the time to soak up how great it feels to be standing right next to Brad Pitt or Angelina Jolie. You know you will want to come back and live it up again.
3.) Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Whether you are staying at the Bellagio or not, their conservatory and botanical gardens are a sight to see. Take a walk along all the beauty of the nature and see how much you may have been missing. It can rejuvenate you and refresh your soul. You might remark how amazing it is so much beauty could exist in the same place. It might be one of the things you need desperately.
4.) Caesars Palace Garden of the Gods Oasis. At one of the other very ritzy hotels within Las Vegas, there exists another amazing place you have to see. You may wish to spend the extra money on a hotel room to witness this architectural marvel. You will feel as if you are back in ancient times while you sit at a pool that some of the greats of ancient Greece might have stuck around at. Once you stay at this hotel, your visit to Vegas might be complete.
5.) The Big Apple Coaster. This will be something the kids will truly like. If you are looking to keep your kids occupied, this may be one of the places you go to. You can even go with your child. You will be taken all the way up to 203 feet and drop down 144 feet. Your pulse could go up to 67 miles per hour. On the ride, you turn 180 degrees and will hang at 86 feet in the air. This is perfect for your kid and maybe you to spend some time together or to just let your kid be a kid. You might have more fun than you could ever imagine.
6.) The House of Blues. This one is more for the adults but it could be one of the most memorable nights you ever have. You not only get some great musical entertainment but you can enjoy some great Southern-style cuisine at Crossroads Restaurant within the House of Blues itself. You might also wish to pick up some memorabilia to remember the occasion by. Don’t party too hard, though, and make sure to stay away from fatal drug combinations. You will find all the fun of the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
There are many selections for you to explore during your time in Vegas. As long as you do not try any fatal drug combinations at a club, you should be alright and find enjoyment on The Strip. There are plenty more things for you to check out while in Vegas beyond the ones mentioned in the piece. Take advantage of everything offered within the city. And make so many great memories that you will have to return back there soon.
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About the author: Tommy Zimmer is a writer whose work has appeared online and in print. His work covers a variety of topics, including politics, economics, health and wellness, addiction and recovery and the entertainment industry.
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