Las Vegas, the fun city in a desert, is famous because of the several, different possibilities it offers to tourists. The Strip, a street in Vegas known for its many resorts, shines not only with its lights but also its recreated glamorous sites from cities worldwide.
Most hotels are considered attractions themselves and these feature free shows on the side streets like dancing fountains and erupting volcanoes, among others. There are also unique museums, interesting shows and numerous other activities. Travellers can also take a helicopter ride to the Grand Canyon as well as venture into the hills and mountains around to do something recreational.
Tourists can visit Las Vegas any time of the year. They can go sightseeing in cooler winter temperatures and enjoy summer daytime actives even when the temperature could rise to more than 104 deg Fahrenheit.
The 2.5 mile long Strip, which is the central part of Las Vegas Boulevard, runs across the city from northeast to southwest It has huge entertainment palaces, most of which have been built with a typical theme as well as luxury hotel rooms, fine dining and performance venues. The Strip is attractive most especially at night due to the never ending series of glittering neon signs that illuminate the city.
A lot of tourists love to stroll the Las Vegas Strip and take in the sights. The Strip mainly runs from Mandalay Bay Hotel up to Treasure Island Hotel. If ever visitors want to really experience Las Vegas they have to stay in any of the Strip’s major resorts.
Helicopter Rides to the Grand Canyon and over Vegas
A helicopter ride can give the best view of the Grand Canyon and over Las Vegas. There are some companies in the city that provide visitors with helicopter tours that bring them over the city and the Strip or even further away to the Grand Canyon. This way, people who can only stay for a short while have the chance to see Vegas as well as the surrounding mountains and hills that are among the most popular and impressive natural attractions in the US.
Venetian Hotel plus Gondola Rides
Las Vegas’ Venetian Hotel is found on the Strip just across Treasure Island. Here, visitors will enjoy one of the finest resorts in the city with tourist attractions of interest. There is a themed shopping arcade inside that resembles Venice city with its blue skies, gondoliers and canals. The hotels also have recreations of Venice’s main attractions including the Rialto Bridge, Bridge of Sight and many others.
Another fun way to view the complex is by means of the Venetian Gondola Rides. Boats found outside and in front of the Venetial Hotel close to the sidewalk are there for personal gondoliers to take visitors on a ride through the hotel’s shopping arcade.