Top 10 Casino Attractions in Las Vegas

  • Aug 07, 2018
  • 10 min read

Vegas is known mainly as the city of fun that never sleeps, the paradise of gambling and extravagance, home to the biggest casinos in the world. Whether it is poker, slot machines or roulette – casinos are one of the most popular entertaining ways on the planet. Annually, over 35 million tourists spend almost $ 6 billion dollars in casinos distinguished by sophistication, style and unique atmosphere. Las Vegas is an overwhelming city; a conglomeration of attractions worldwide. Everything is gigantic, bright, a condensed planet, where at a distance of 10 minutes you can find world stories of Camelot - EXCALIBUR, Egyptian mystic world - LUXOR site, you can walk through beautiful France - PARIS, you may feel the romantic flavor of Italy – Bellagio, CAESAR PALACE, its Venetian hotels, or you can contemplate the wonderful world of pirates and sirens - TREASURE ISLAND and many more.

1. Venetian Hotel and Gondola Rides

The Venetian Hotel is a 5-star resort on the Las Vegas Strip, designed with Italian-inspired themes and offers spacious rooms, 19 international restaurants, a modern casino and a poolside terrace with an area of ​​2 hectares. The complex includes Grand Canal Shoppes shopping center where you can find more than 80 boutique shops. Each spacious suite at the Venetian Resort Hotel complex and Casino has an ecological seating area with the table below the floor level. Venetian resort guests can stroll the Italian style streets or the Grand Canal with authentic Venetian gondolas driven by gondoliers. The property includes Madame Tussauds wax statues museum in Las Vegas. The Strip, as it is known mainly from Las Vegas Boulevard, the infamous thoroughfare full of hotels and casinos in the city, bathe in a real bathroom light.

2. Paris Hotel and the Eiffel Tower

Located on the Las Vegas Strip, this hotel casino offers a rooftop pool, an indoor shopping center and replicas of several attractions from the city of Paris, including the Eiffel Tower. Rooms at Paris Las Vegas have a French décor and a marble bathroom. The Paris features 11 restaurants and 5 bars. The Napoleon's Dueling Piano Bar offers a full-service bar and hosts shows with pianists playing in tandem. Guests can enjoy fine dining at The Eiffel Tower or choose the relaxed ambiance of the Le Village Buffet restaurant. Thousands of square meters of slots, poker tables, blackjack, roulette, wheel of fortune and a whole series of mechanical games, which all show you the right jackpot amounts delights everyone playing in Las Vegas.

3. Caesar's Palace and the Colosseum

Caesars Palace sends you back in time, in years of the Roman Empire domination. Aptly named “Caesar's Palace”, it has massive columns, sparkling fountains and statues imposing impresses at first sight. At this hotel casino, you'll not know what to play first. Large amount stakes draw you in all games. Games that you might not heard of, or you have not seen before. With high stakes, low stakes, for all budgets, The Colosseum is one of the biggest events scenes from Las Vegas, being located in Caesar’s Palace. In Las Vegas, concerts and performances are at superlative, however famous you are, you still feel like you got the leg up on God when you sign a contract to perform in the Colosseum (Celine Dion performed for about 2 years every day at Caesars Palace; Cher and Elton John as well; even the magician David Copperfield did his magic tricks at the Caesar's Palace Casino).

4. Bellagio Resort and Fountain Show

Bellagio Casino isn't compromising when it comes to luxury and extravagance. The complex includes a luxury hotel on the Las Vegas Strip and features stylish rooms with marble bathrooms, a full-service spa, and a famous fountain show. Cirque du Soleil performs here regularly. Bellagio Hotel guests are offered a wide range of treatments in the spa or they can enjoy a massage beside one of 5 beautiful pools. You can visit the lush botanical gardens and an art gallery.
 

5. Helicopter Rides over Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon

In Las Vegas, you can try an exclusive ride over the city and the Grand Canyon via helicopter. The tour is for 2-3, maximum 4 hours, at a price between 150 and 400 dollars. From the sky you can admire the city, the near Lake Mead - Hoover Dam, Colorado River, Route 66 (the road that connects Chicago to Los Angeles, crossing the most beautiful and diverse landscapes of the US. In the Grand Canyon you can see impressive rock-canyons, old trains (over 100 years old) crossing the road and once there, you can take a couple of hours break to enjoy the Grand Canyon Park (fees are $ 20 / family private vehicle or $ 10 / person; a National Park Pass costs $ 50). In the air, you can see the last Californian Condors, which were brought here in the Grand Canyon over 12 years ago.

6. Las Vegas Monorail

The Monorail is a suspended train crossing Las Vegas, with a total length of 6.3 kilometers, which is connected to all important places inside the city and offers various extensions outside. Its main target is a vast network of casinos, making a great and affordable connection between them. It is operated by the Las Vegas Monorail Company and carries over 8 million tourists annually, being a not-for-profit corporation.

7. Neon Boneyard

The museum of Neon Boneyard is the last place where all city’s neon signs go to die. Here is hosted the famous city entrance neon sign, “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada”, crafted in 1959 by Betty Willis. Opened in 1996, the museum is located on the Las Vegas Boulevard (east side). Almost 40% of the pieces inside are the result of public donations, hosting thousands of electric and electronic neon fossils (over 120 products, including the La Concha Motel sign). The museum includes Benny Binion’s Horseshoe, The Hacienda Horse and Rider, The Bow & Arrow Motel, The Silver Slipper, The Landmark Hotel, 5th Street Liquor, Society Cleaners, The Normandie Motel and The Lucky Cuss Motel.

8. Atomic Testing Museum

The National Atomic Testing Museum is located in Paradise and hosts documents and papers related to the nuclear testing history, being opened in 2005. The entire American nuclear history is stored here, starting with the experiments from 1951 and lately (in 2012) a section dedicated to Area 51 was opened. Also, nearby there is a weather station, which measures the temperature in Las Vegas.

9. Roller coaster atop the Stratosphere Tower

You can enjoy Las Vegas sights from the top of the roller coaster located at the Stratosphere Tower (on the Las Vegas Strip), also known as the Let it Ride High Roller, with a height of 277 meters. It is known as the highest roller coaster construction in the world, established on the highest tower in the USA, Stratosphere Tower. The roller coaster structure was re-engineered for several times to ensure a better security for all visitors. Riding in this amazing roller coaster means a unique and courageous experience, mandatory to do when you’re in Las Vegas.

10. Visit the Mermaid Bar and Lounge

When you’re visiting Las Vegas, it is absolutely necessary to visit the Mermaid Bar and Lounge, located in the Silverton Hotel and play at the Casino in. Also, here you can enjoy many relaxing moments, before and after playing at the casino. 

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