Things to do in Las Vegas during the day,

November 12th 2017

Things to do in Las Vegas during the day

Las Vegas is famous across the world for its incredible nightlife. As a result, holidaymakers often wonder what activities and attractions Las Vegas has to offer during the day.  The truth is that there is a lot more to Las Vegas than the 24-hour casinos. There are lots of incredible and memorable things to do in Las Vegas during the day, whether that involves day trips, exhibitions, an adrenaline rush or a relaxing pool cocktail.

Popular things to do in Vegas during the day

  • Bellagio fountains
  • Venetian Gondola Ride
  • Sky diving – indoor or outdoor
  • Titanic exhibition
  • Bodies Exhibition
  • High Roller ride
  • The Linq – shopping
  • Mob Museum Visit

Bellagio Fountains

This free show combining water, music and light is definitely worth seeing. Shows run from 3pm from Monday to Friday, from midday on Saturdays and holidays and from 11am on Sundays.

Venetian Gondola Ride

Choose from the indoor experience under the replica bridges of the Grand Canal in Venice or the outdoor experience with great views of The Strip.  Cost $116 for a private gondola for two people or $29 per person for a shared gondola for 4.  Indoor rides run from 10am to midnight at the weekend and outdoor from 11am to 10pm. Find out more about the Venetian Gondola Ride.

things to do in Las Vegas during the day - gondola rides

Sky Diving – Indoor or Outdoor

Holidaymakers with an adventurous spirit may like to try something new on their visit to Las Vegas.  Experience skydiving while taking in views of the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Colorado River and Valley of Fire! Tandem skydiving jumps costs from $219.

For the slightly less adventurous a simulated freefall is an exciting alternative.  Indoor skydiving  allows you to experience the thrilling sensation of skydiving, without actually having to jump out of an airplane

Sky Diving Las Vegas

Bodies Exhibition

The Bodies Exhibition at the Luxor Hotel is open from 10am to 10pm and features 13 real human bodies that have been meticulously dissected and preserved through an innovative process. The bodies give visitors a real insight into the inner workings of their own muscular and skeletal systems as well as their organs.  Tickets from $32.00

Titanic exhibition

Also at the Luxor Hotel is the Titanic Exhibition. Discover artefacts from the historic and tragic ship. The exhibition has been viewed by over 25 million people. Walk through recreations of the on-board staterooms, the promenade and the grand staircase.  See personal belongs recovered from the wreck including luggage, as well as a large piece of the original hull. Tickets from $32.00

Titanic Artefact Exhibition

High Roller Ride

The High Roller is a 550ft Ferris wheel. It is the largest observation wheel in the world and overlooks The Strip in Las Vegas. It takes 30 minutes to complete one full revolution and there are a range of experiences you can enjoy if you want to take in more than just the view. Try the 30 minute High Roller Happy Half Hour bar, or experience yoga high in the air. There is also a delicious chocolate tasting experience.

The Linq

The Linq is a beautiful outdoor promenade featuring shops, restaurants, entertainment venues and bars.  It is home to the High Roller Ferris wheel and a great place to spend an afternoon browsing the shops and sitting back to watch the world stroll by on the chic promenade.  Free entertainment is also a regular feature at The Linq.

Mob Museum Visit

Step back in time to uncover the history of The Mob and their role in developing Las Vegas into the entertainment capital of the world. The story starts with immigration to the USA, then on to the rise of organised crime during Prohibition and finally to The Mobs influence on Las Vegas. These are real life stories told in a fascinating and interactive way. The Mob Museum is definitely worth a visit.

Las Vegas Travel Experts

If you are planning Holiday to Las Vegas, speak to an American Holidays travel expert, we have first-hand experience of the top attractions, entertainment and things to do in Las Vegas. We have lots of great Las Vegas holiday deals and will help find the perfect holiday package for you. Call us now.

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