Las Vegas has its reputation as “Sin City”, thanks to its gambling and mob history, but there is much more to this wonderful city than its poker tables and slot machines. Las Vegas has other wonderful, reputable tourist attractions that can keep you busy throughout your stay there, if you are not a fan of gambling and the other things that happen in the Sin City.
In this article, we will look at some of the tourist attractions in the city of Las Vegas, Nevada so that you can visit them when you are in the neighborhood.
Some of the best tourist attractions in Las Vegas:
- The Secret Garden
Officially known as Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, the secret garden has managed to find a special place in the hearts of tourists for over 27 years. Magicians Siegfried and Roy founded this place decades ago, and it is still relevant today, housing various animals like dolphins, panthers, white tigers and lions. If you pay a bit more, you will be allowed to play or practice yoga with the animals for some time.
- The High Roller
The high roller is one very big observation wheel which is very recognizable almost throughout the city. This great monument is 550 feet (168 meters) tall, making sure you get an undisturbed, bird’s eye view of the city. It was finished in March 2016 and has been on the minds of every tourist who has visited since then. You can do more than just ride the observation wheel, you can also take yoga classes or host private parties up there if you are willing to pay a bit more than normal.
- The Las Vegas Strip
The Las Vegas Strip is the most popular street in Las Vegas and an extremely popular street in the United States as a whole. It is approximately 4.5 miles (7.2 kilometers) long and it hosts lots of hotels, resorts and casinos. This part of Las Vegas attracts millions of tourists each year, so it is an opportunity for you to do fun things and enjoy your stay in Las Vegas even with a company of friends.
- Hoover Dam
The Hoover Dam is an historical landmark which was built during the Great Depression, and it has been a source of sustainability for the city. Tourists can have a swell time touring both the dam and wonderful the power plant that provides the states of Nevada, Arizona and California with power.
- Lee Canyon
Lee canyon is an idyllic location in Mount Charleston. It has become a place of interest for spring and summer brides and bridegrooms who enjoy taking nice photos there, thanks to its scenic appearance. You can also go hiking in the summer and skiing during the winter if you are into all that.
Willam Lee from Boster commented “If you do find yourself in our wonderful city, do make out time to visit these places and many more before you leave. You won’t regret it.”