Thursday, April 17, 2014

Las Vegas Attractions 2

The Grand Canyon 
The Grand Canyon is known for its intricate and colorful landscapes, beautiful sunsets, and serenity. Geologically it is significant because the thick layers of rock, beautifully preserved, expose ancient walls and early geological history. Tours from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon are available by bus (Grand Canyon West Rim Skywalk  $170
Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour  $110) , copter (Grand Canyon West Rim Indian Air & Ground Tour around $230 and Grand Canyon Deluxe Bus, Helicopter & Boat Tour for $299)Grand Canyon National Park

Bonnie Springs Old Nevada, Red Rock Canyon Ave., Nevada
An old western town, restaurant, shops, Western shootouts, and horseback riding. Petting zoo, cowboys and cowgirls, a miniature train ride, and on weekends and holidays, a "posse" show where the kids can even help track down the 'bad guy". This little old mining town offers simulated gunfights in the streets, an 1880's melodrama in its Saloon, even a public hanging, with an obliging Stuntman swaying in the wind. Open daily 10 am - 6 pm - $10 for adults and $7 for kids.  (702) 875-4191.

Eiffel Tower Experience 
The Eiffel Tower Experience, which features a panoramic, bird's-eye view of the Las Vegas Strip from 460 feet above ground, is now open from 9:30 am to 12:30 am, seven days a week. Tickets can be purchased at the Eiffel Tower for $11:50. Paris Las Vegas Casino Hotel.  3655 Las Vegas Blvd South 

Gameworks Las Vegas
Gameworks Las Vegas is an interactive video gaming area. Maximum Capacity: 3,000. 3785 Las Vegas Blvd South. (702) 895-7626

Volcano At The Mirage Las Vegas
The volcano at the Mirage erupts every top of each hour from 8pm - midnight, spewing smoke and fire 100 feet above the water. Known the world over for its iconic Las Vegas Strip front feature, The Mirage has joined forces with legendary Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, Indian tabla sensation Zakir Hussain and Fountains of Bellagio design firm WET to create an all-new audio/visual spectacle. Free.  3400 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas

The Aquarium at Silverton Hotel and Casino Las Vegas
The 117,000 gallon saltwater aquarium is home to the free interactive fish feeding shows. During each show, mermaids dive into the aquarium, equipped with a full face communication mask that allows to interact with guests.  Shows are three times daily at 1:30pm, 4:30pm and 7:30pm. Free.  3333 Blue Diamond Road, Las Vegas. 

Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix
The Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix offers rides for all ages including four exciting go kart tracks with 80 karts, from kiddie karts to the adult Gran Prix karts, four amusement rides, the latest arcade games and a 600 seat pizza restaurant with great food.
1401 North Rainbow Boulevard  Las Vegas, NV 89108-1864  (702) 259-7000

M&M's World
Red, Green and Yellow are just a few of the recognizable M&M characters you'll see when you visit M&M  World at the Showcase Mall next to the MGM Grand Hotel. This unique 28,000 square foot entertainment retail complex is a monument to all things M&M. A perfect family trip, M&M World features more than 7,000 gifts, souvenirs and edible delights. 
 3785 Las Vegas Blvd.   (702) 736-7611

Hoover Dam, US Highway 93, Boulder City, Nevada
Operating Hours: Open 9 am - 6 pm PT Zone. The Hoover Dam Tour Center is open every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas. The Visitor Center is open from 9 am - 6 pm. Recommend visitors arrive by 3pm. Pedestrians are prohibited on top of the dam during hours of darkness. Parking $7.00.   Hoover Dam Tour by SUV:  $90