Las Vegas is one of the most unique destinations in the world. From the Strip to downtown Las Vegas, there are plenty of activities that give a nod to the glitz and glamor that the city is known for. There are also unique ways to appreciate the beautiful desert that Las Vegas calls home. Here are the activities you must do when you visit Las Vegas.
In an effort to join the craft beer movement, prominent in cities all over the country, we have launched Brewery Row in downtown Las Vegas where a natural cluster of craft brewers have already been creating and serving. Eleven breweries and tap rooms serve up a local taste of the beer culture in Las Vegas.
Fremont Street Experience
The Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment district in historic downtown Las Vegas. Catch free light shows each night on the Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen. The Viva Vision screen is 1,375 feet long, 90 feet wide and is suspended 90 feet above the pedestrian mall below. The screen has 49.3 million LED lights and a 600,000-watt sound system. There is also an extensive schedule of live concerts and entertainment on three stages. Catch a ride on the free Downtown Loop shuttle.
Valley of Fire
Located about an hour outside of Las Vegas, the Valley of Fire State Park is a unique look at the desert covering 46,000 acres. The state park derives its name from red sandstone formations which formed from shifting sand dunes 150 million years ago. Many different hiking trails provide stunning views for all hiking abilities.
The STRAT Observation Deck
1,149 feet above the Las Vegas Strip, catch the best views of our city while enjoying unique food, drinks, thrill rides and even a wedding chapel.
About 30 miles outside of Las Vegas you’ll find the most visited dam in the world: Hoover Dam. Built in the 1930s, the dam made life in the Las Vegas Valley possible along the Colorado River, which supplies almost all of the drinking water for the valley. The dam sits 900 feet above the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. It also created Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the US.