Las Vegas is one of the world's most exciting cities. Located in Southern Nevada, the "Entertainment Capital of the World" is situated in a desert valley approximately 600 square miles and surrounded by mountains. The cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City make up the metropolitan area. In 2011, Las Vegas attracted nearly 39 million visitors. The tourism industry leads to the creation of jobs in construction, casinos, and retail. Add gorgeous weather throughout most of the year, and the result is 7,000 people moving to Las Vegas each month!

50 Things To Do In Las Vegas

1. Learn a new table game with free lessons at a casino.
2. Take advantage of the countless photo ops on The Strip.
3. Shop at the Fashion Show Mall, The Forum Shops, Boulevard Mall, Galleria Mall, or any other of the fine retail outlets here.
4. Dine at a restaurant owned by a renowned chef, like Emeril Lagasse's New Orleans Fish House at MGM Grand or Wolfgang Puck's Spago at Caesar's Palace.
5. Ride a roller coaster around the city of New York at New York, New York.
6. Watch dancing fountains choreographed to dramatic music in front of an Italian lakeside village at the Bellagio. Caution: You'll want to see this more than once!
7. Take a romantic ride with your sweetie on an authentic Venetian gondola thru the Grand Canal at the Venetian--singing gondolier included!
8. Have "Family Fun Day" at the world's largest indoor amusement park only at The Adventuredome at Circus Circus.
9. Wine and dine 800 feet above the city atop the Stratosphere Tower.
10. Watch lions frolic at The Lion Habitat at MGM Grand.
11. See a volcano erupt at The Mirage--don't miss the photo op!
12. Fascinate yourself with a flock of live flamingos at the Wildlife Habitat at Flamingo Las Vegas.
13. Get as close as you'd want to be to man-eating sharks, piranha, and crocodiles at the Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay.
14. Ski at Mount Charleston.
15. Take a day trip to explore the Grand Canyon, Valley of Fire or Zion National Park.
16. Scuba dive at Lake Mead.
17. Hike at Red Rock Canyon.
18. Transport yourself back in time to King Arthur's England by attending the Tournament of Kings at Excalibur.
19. Be bedazzled by the light shows on Fremont Street.
20. Watch a production show like Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera at The Venetian, Mamma Mia at Mandalay Bay, or Blue Man Group at The Venetian.
21. Experience weightlessness on a zero gravity space flight by Zero G.
Skydive indoors at FLYAWAY Indoor Skydiving.
22. Drive up and down the scenic Strip at night.
23. Take a dinner cruise and take in the views at Lake Mead.
24. Invite yourself to a traditional Hawaiian luau at Imperial Palace.
25. Pamper yourself with a relaxing massage or a soothing facial at a world-class spa.
26. Drop by the world's largest private collection of Elvis Presley memorabilia at the Elvis-A-Rama Experience.
27. Laugh yourself silly at a comedy club.
28. Ride in a hot air balloon.
29. Attend the Carnival Parade at The Rio.
30. Play B-I-N-G-O!
31. Live out your rock star fantasies by singing karaoke with a live rock band at The House of Blues.
32. Watch an IMAX movie.
33. Learn about Ancient Egyptian civilization at the King Tut Museum at Luxor.
34. Prepare to be amazed at a magic show by great entertainers like Lance Burton, Penn & Teller, or Hans Klok.
35. Let strolling minstrels entertain you at Excalibur.
36. Climb a rock at Red Rock Canyon.
37. Tee off at a world-class golf course.
38. Get married.
39. Dance the night away at one of the many world-class night clubs.
40. Stop and "smell the roses" at the Conservatory & Botanical Gardens at Bellagio--don't forget your camera!
41. Tour the Hoover Dam and learn all about this modern marvel of engineering.
42. Glimpse rare and exquisite animals at the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage.
43. Go horseback riding along the trails of the Old West.
44. Eat at an all-you-can-eat buffet.
45. Get rich quick by hitting a million dollar jackpot on a progressive slot machine.
46. Test your skills playing carnival games at Fantasy Faire Midway at Excalibur.
47. Get up close and personal with your favorite celebrities at Madame Tussaud's Interactive Wax Attraction at The Venetian.
48. Ogle classic cars at The Imperial Palace Auto Collections.
49. Go to the top of the Eiffel Tower at Paris--breathtaking views await!
50. Watch Sirens clash with renegade pirates in front of TI.

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