LAS VEGAS

The sports and entertainment capital of the world!

Welcome to Sin City

What happens in Vegas … well, you know the rest - it only happens here!
Explore the famous Las Vegas Strip with its extravagantly themed resorts and lively casinos, enjoy an unparalleled entertainment experience at The Sphere and take in one of the many Las Vegas Residency shows from legendary musicians to mesmerising Cirque du Soleil performances.

Beyond the bright lights, shopaholics can indulge in high-end boutiques or explore unique shops in the Downtown Container Park whilst food lovers can choose from a selection of world-class restaurants and celebrity chef establishments. And for a complete change of pace, take a day trip by car to nearby Red Rock Canyon and Hoover Dam or travel by helicopter over the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon.

Las Vegas - a symphony of bright lights, world-class entertainment, shopping extravagance, fine dining, outdoor escapes, and non-stop excitement awaits.
Welcome Sign of Las Vegas at night

Things to see & do

Browse through our recommended selection of things to see and do in Las Vegas. Many of these are included in our suggested itineraries, however, if there is
anything you see that particularly takes your interest, please let us know and we will include it in your holiday package or put you in touch with the right people.

The Sphere

Experience entertainment like never before! Standing at 111-metres tall and 157-metres wide this revolutionary circular theatre creates one of the most ground-breaking viewing experiences on the planet. Featuring the world’s largest and highest resolution LED display, 3D immersive sound, and 4D technologies integrated with the experience to transport audiences to places both real and imagined. Brace yourself for a spectacle that takes your entertainment journey to new heights. Check with Travel USA to see what’s on whilst you’re in town.

Las Vegas Strip

Take a journey down this famous stretch of road lined with neon lights, iconic hotels, casinos, and entertainment venues. Renowned for its extravagantly themed resorts and non-stop nightlife, The Strip is a dazzling showcase of excitement and glamour, where every moment is an invitation to revel in the extraordinary.

Neon Museum

Step into the Neon Boneyard, a one-of-a-kind gem where visitors stroll among a mesmerising collection of retired neon signs, each telling a vibrant tale of the city's evolution as the undisputed "Neon Capital of the World." A pulsating journey through the illuminated history of Las Vegas.

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour

Get a birds-eye view of the Grand Canyon and soar to new heights with a helicopter tour from Las Vegas and witness the Grand Canyon like never before. Marvel at the colossal canyon walls, the meandering Colorado River, and the majestic landscapes below. A front-row seat to nature's grand spectacle, where every twist and turn unveils a new breathtaking view.

Allegiant Stadium Tour

The vibrant home of the Las Vegas Raiders, gearing up to host the 2024 Super Bowl and NRL season opener double-header. Dive into the Raider's legacy on selected days to enjoy a behind-the-scenes adventure through their rich history and culture. 

The Mob Museum

Delve into the captivating underworld of organised crime through interactive exhibits at the place formerly known as the National Museum of Organised Crime & Law Enforcement. Experience a taste of the Prohibition era in the basement’s Underground Speakeasy and Distillery and see artifacts like Chicago’s St. Valentine's Day Massacre Wall and other multimedia that unveils the Mob's influence on Las Vegas. 

Fremont Street Experience

The second most famous street in Las Vegas and home to the dazzling Fremont Street Experience - the largest LED canopy screen in the world suspended 30 metres in the air featuring a nightly selection of free dazzling light shows and the biggest musical acts on the grandest screen ever. Visitors can also soar above the bustling crowds on the SlotZilla Zip Line.

Hoover Dam

Witness a marvel born from the Great Depression, straddling the Nevada-Arizona border. This engineering wonder not only harnesses hydroelectric power for both states but also tames the mighty Colorado River, forming Lake Mead, the grandest reservoir in the country. Beyond its power, the Hoover Dam stands as a testament to human ingenuity and an adventure waiting to unfold. Located just an hour’s drive from Las Vegas, making for an ideal day trip. 

Peppermill Restaurant & Fireside Lounge

Grab a bite at the legendary Peppermill Restaurant and Fireside Lounge, a timeless must-visit stop on the Las Vegas strip. This neon-lit, retro-style diner is more than just a meal; it's a piece of cinematic history, gracing classic films like ‘Casino’ and ‘Showgirls.’ With a star-studded guest list over the years, discover why some things, like the Peppermill's charm, are just better left unchanged.

The Extraterrestrial Highway

Take an out-of-this-world road trip down the Extraterrestrial Highway - a 150km remote stretch of State Route 375 where you never know what you might come across!  Explore quirky stops along the way, infamous for its closeness to the secretive U.S. Air Force facility, Area 51. Yes, it's real, but please heed the signs - this isn't the place for space invaders. Buckle up and journey into the unknown …

Fountains of Bellagio

Watch the Fountains of Bellagio, a mesmerising landmark attraction located in front of the Bellagio Hotel. Find the perfect spot and witness a spellbinding water ballet, where more than a thousand fountains dance to a mix of music and lights. Catch the rhythm with regular shows throughout the afternoon and evening - a spectacle you don't want to miss!

Red Rock Canyon

Just 20 minutes away from Vegas, in the Mojave Desert, lies Red Rock Canyon, a natural wonder characterised by its striking red sandstone formations and desert landscape. It's your golden ticket to escape the city for a day, whether you're craving a scenic drive or itching for some outdoor adventure like hiking and rock climbing.

Experience live sport

Experience live sport - the American way! Catch the adrenaline, the cheers, and the thrill of a live game - because experiencing sports the American way is an absolute must! Las Vegas is famous for hosting boxing world title fights but is also home to the Las Vegas Raiders NFL and Vegas Golden Knights ice hockey teams so depending on when you’re travelling there may be some options available. Chat with Travel USA to score your tickets and we'll look to lock in your seats before you even pack your bags!

Downtown Container Park

Shop and play at the Downtown Container Park, a one-of-a-kind open-air shopping and entertainment area located on Fremont Street. Crafted from repurposed shipping containers, this eco-friendly gem is a celebration of small businesses. Discover a variety of boutiques, restaurants and entertainment options that turn every visit into a shop and play adventure.

The STRAT

Find something to scream about at the STRAT as you get ready to unleash your inner thrill-seeker! Strap into the Big Shot for a heart-pounding 50-metre ascent or take a roller coaster ride like no other on X-Scream, dangling high above the Strip before being pulled back for another round. For the less daring, enjoy panoramic city views from the SkyPod Observation Deck. It's a scream-worthy experience!

Hollywood Cars Museum

Rev up your engine at the Hollywood Cars Museum, a treasure trove that showcases a stunning collection of classic and iconic automobiles from the silver screen and pop culture. Get up close and personal with legendary vehicles like the Batmobile, KITT from Knight Rider, and the DeLorean from Back to the Future. A place where cinematic dreams hit the road!

Las Vegas Casinos

Try your luck at the tables - no Vegas experience is complete without a visit to its myriad of casinos. Whether you're a poker ace, blackjack enthusiast, craps connoisseur, or just spinning the slots, practically everywhere you turn you can try your luck.

Cirque du Soleil

Las Vegas is the perfect place to experience the enchanting world of Cirque du Soleil - one city with multiple shows. Experience an awe-inspiring fusion of artistry, acrobatics and theatrical storytelling from the aquatic wonders of "O" at Bellagio to the electrifying spectacle of "Michael Jackson ONE" at Mandalay Bay and the award winning The Beatles LOVE at The Mirage. Check with Travel USA for ticket details.

Lee Canyon Ski Resort

Perhaps surprisingly, within 90 minutes of the city, lies a winter wonderland amid the desert where you can experience the thrill of skiing and snowboarding catering to all skill levels. And when the snow melts, the fun doesn't stop - summer brings hiking trails and scenic chairlifts making it a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Explore Las Vegas with the Go City Pass

With Travel USA and Go City, sightseeing couldn’t be easier. One pass, one price, all the sights - save up to 50% on the best attractions, tours, and activities - see more, spend less! From natural wonders to nights out to remember, we've got you covered!

N.B. The all-inclusive pass is included in Travel USA’s Las Vegas and selected Nevada packages giving you unlimited access to more than 50 attractions, tours, and activities during your stay.

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Our packages and featured 'things to see and do' have been created to excite, inspire and inform Kiwi travellers about what we recommend they do when travelling to the USA. All of these can be personalised to your individual needs and preferences. Contact us to discuss your requirements so we can work together to create the perfect adventure for you.
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