When you think of Las Vegas, your first thoughts probably turn to gambling. That’s expected considering that Vegas is the gambling capital of the Americas. However, while gambling getaways are the primary attraction for Vegas tourists, there are many more things to see and do in Sin City. Below are some of the other things you can do in Vegas other than gamble.
Las Vegas Shows
If you are a fan of live entertainment, then Las Vegasis going to be your town. A majority of the casinos have live entertainment in some form or fashion. Shows range from magic to music and comedy to dinner theater. Live shows are one of the top things to do in Vegas other than gambling.
Some of the performers that headline regularly in Vegas include Elton John, Chris Angel, Penn & Teller,GarthBrooks, Celine Dion, and Donnie and Marie Osmond. Comic acts that frequent the strip include George Wallace and Carrot Top.
Of course, you cannot forget Cirque Du Soleil and Phantom, both staples of live entertainment on the strip.
Fremont Street Experience
If you have never been to Vegas, one thing to put on you to do list is the Fremont Street Experience. There is a canopy over a portion of the street that every night hosts a spectacular show of light and music. The show goes off every half hour and there is a different show ever half hour.
In addition, there is live entertainment, street vendors, and the occasional car show. Also, you can check out the casinos of downtown Vegas and even have your picture taken with $1 Million cash at Binions.
Tour the Grand Canyon
If you have never seen one of the seven wonders of the world, you need to book your trip to the Grand Canyon. While technically not a part ofLas Vegas, the city is close enough to the Grand Canyon that one can easily take a day trip there.
Many companies offer tours of the Grand Canyon and many are at reasonable rates. This will allow you to experience the Grand Canyon in a relaxed atmosphere with other tourists while not having to worry about getting lost getting to or from your destination.