Things to do in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is known as the capital city of entertainment – so you’re guaranteed to have the time of your life! Las Vegas boasts some of the best attraction rides in the world, the most weird and wonderful things to do, and an incomparable backdrop of the Nevada landscape.
With casinos, hotels, theme parks, museums and attractions at your fingertips, as well as the great outdoors, there’s so much to see and do. Make the most of this fascinating and fun city with the Las Vegas Power Pass and open up the city for free!

Madame Tussauds

Attraction type: Family Attraction

Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

Madame Tussauds has been the home of the rich and famous around the world for decades! In Las Vegas you can see some of your Hollywood heroes and sporting legends brought to life in realistic waxwork models. See the vivacious Katy Perry, rock and roll Elvis Presley and your favourite TV soap stars from the all-time classics. It’s not just the real life celebrities either, but Marvel’s superheroes are reincarnated in wax form, too, so you can see the Hulk, Spider Man and many more during your visit to this iconic family attraction.

Address: 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
Visit duration: 2 hours

Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

Attraction type: Restaurant

Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

Dine at the iconic Planet Hollywood Restaurant in Caesar’s Palace Forum and get your fix of classic American diner food. From mouth-watering burgers, hot dogs and crispy French fries, quench your thirst on ice cold cola and soft drinks, topping it off with sweet sundaes and delicious deserts! What’s more, you can enjoy all this with $10 free credit per day with the Las Vegas Power Pass. Make the most of the merchandise store in the Planet Hollywood Restaurant too and come back with some great branded items like keychains and mugs. Souvenir shopping sorted!

Address: 3500 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas , NV 89109
Visit duration: 1 hour

The Grand Canyon

Attraction type: Las Vegas Day Trip

Grand Canyon

When in Las Vegas you can’t pass up an opportunity to visit the Grand Canyon. It’s one of the most impressive natural landscapes in the world and its rugged beauty will leave you breathless. Make the trip out, a few hours from Las Vegas, and discover the Nevada landscape, home to the Hualapai Tribe, the People of the Pines. These Native American Indians have called the Grand Canyon their home for centuries and are on hand to take you on a tour around the stunning scenery.

Address: Hualapai Indian Reservation, Grand Canyon West
Visit duration: 1 day outing

Springs Preserve

Attraction type: Las Vegas Day Trip

Springs Preserve

Springs Preserve Las Vegas is known as the oasis in the desert, or nicknamed, ‘miracle in Mojave’ for its stunning botanical beauty in this dry desert. It’s now a 180 acre outdoor attraction founded on the home of ancient American Indian tribes and Spanish explorers. With such a diverse history, it’s a fascinating place to visit and take in everything from the walking trails, to the wetland area, live animals and museum. It’s a great place to go to escape the city – and to time it right, make sure you visit when they have a farmers market on where you can buy fresh local produce and artisan crafts.

Address: 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89107
Visit duration: 3 hours

Cowabunga Bay Water Park

Attraction type: Family Attraction

Cowbunga Bay Water Park

Cool off in the hotter months at Cowabunga Bay Water Park, one of Las Vegas’ most popular family attractions. It’s a great place to take the kids as it offers 23 acres of water slides, lazy rivers and pools for everyone to enjoy. If you like your adrenaline there are plenty of nail-biting rides and slides, or if you prefer to relax by the pool you can rent a lounger and sit under the sun for hours. Cowabunga Bay is also home to the world’s largest manmade wave, at Wild Surf – so there’s an incentive if ever there was one!

Address: 900 Galleria Drive, Henderson, NV 89011
Visit duration: 4 hours

Voodoo Zip Line

Attraction type: Vegas Attraction

Voodoo Zip Line Las Vegas

If you’re a thrill-seeker, the VooDoo Zip Line is not to be missed! You’re strapped into a harness as you speed across the two Rio Towers, on Las Vegas’ most nail-biting zip lines. Starting at 50 floors up, you’ll shoot down and reach speeds of up to 33 miles per hour as you zip across the line. One of the best things about it, apart from the adrenaline rush, are the unmatched panoramas you can enjoy across Vegas city and over the Nevada mountain range.

Address: 3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89103
Visit duration: 1 hour

Nevada Museum of Art

Attraction type: Vegas Museum & Art Gallery

Nevada Museum of Art

You might not think it but Las Vegas has its fair share of art galleries and museums to visit. The Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art is one of them and is a wonderful exhibition showcasing a wide range of fine art by independent artists and undiscovered talents, as well as the big names in the art world. If you’re an art aficionado and want to inject a bit of culture into your Vegas vacation, put the Nevada Museum of Fine Art on your to-do list!

Address: 450 Fremont Street, Suite 280, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
Visit duration: 1.5 hours

Stratosphere Tower

Attraction type: Vegas Attraction

Stratosphere Tower

The Stratosphere Tower is one of the most iconic landmarks on the Las Vegas skyline, standing at 1,149 feet tall, making it the highest building in Las Vegas as west of the Mississippi River! Right at the top you can take in the breath-taking views of Las Vegas city and right out to the Nevada desert at the top observation deck. Offering uninterrupted 360 degree panoramas, you can watch the sunset over the desert for a magical experience and see the city illuminate in the dusk.

Address: 2000 Las Vegas Boulevard S., Las Vegas, Nevada 89104
Visit duration: 2 hours

Nevada State Museum Las Vegas

Attraction type: Vegas Museum

Nevada State Museum Las Vegas

The Nevada State Museum in Springs Preserve is a fascinating insight into the indigenous history of the area and into pre-historic times, to the present day. Learn from ancient artefacts and historic collections, from fossils to desiccated animals, skeletons and rocks. It’s a great museum to get the kids involved in natural history and involved in the evolution of mankind and nature. While you’re out there, make sure you visit the Springs Preserve for your fix of botanical beauty!

Address: 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89107
Visit duration: 2 hours (or included in day trip to Springs Preserve)

Hoover Dam

Attraction type: Las Vegas Day Trip

Hoover Dam Las Vegas

A visit to Hoover Dam is a must on your trip to Las Vegas. A short ride out from the city by coach, you can take in the spectacular scenery of the Nevada landscape, Colorado River and Lake Mead. Did you know that Hoover Dam has the largest volume of water than any other reservoir in the US? You’ll be impressed to learn that over 100,000 gallons of water are pumped through the hydroelectric power station – it really is an incredible feat of engineering.

Address: Hoover Dam, Colorado River
Visit duration: 4.5 hours

Las Vegas is a city bursting with things to do and places to go, so whether you’re with your family, friends or visiting on your own you can make the most of everything on offer. The Las Vegas Power Pass opens all of these great attractions and tours for free – meaning you make savings from the start. Whether it’s day trips out of the city, or experiencing the iconic landmarks of Vegas, you won’t be short of things to do in this great city!