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About Las Vegas
Located in the Mojave Desert in the south corner of Nevada, Las Vegas is the 25th most populous city of the United States of America. The city is located close to the borders of Arizona and California and serves as the commercial, financial and cultural center of Nevada.

The most beautiful place to visit in Nevada, Las Vegas, is an epitome of appealing quaint mountain towns, stunning fall foliage and gorgeous desert landscapes. The city is filled with lush wetlands and some of the most magnificent rock formations in the world.

An internationally famous major resort city, Las Vegas has a lot of attractions to serve to its visitors. The most famous attractions in the city include Fremont Street, The Mob Museum, High Roller and others.

You get to do almost all the adventurous sports, and experience the thrill all over, then be it, kayaking, rafting, paragliding or skydiving. The things to do may also include activities such as, sightseeing, watch shows gamble, riding the ferris wheel or the great canyon skywalk among others.

Las Vegas has a subtropical hot desert climate and is hot and dry for most of the year. It receives very little precipitation and the winters are almost negligible in the city. The average temperature of Las Vegas ranges from 13°C to 27°C. The spring and fall months offer the most pleasant months with favorable weather to explore the many attractions of the city.
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Attractions

High Roller Ferris Wheel On The Linq
Also known to be the largest observation wheel in the entire North America, the High Roller Ferris Wheel is one of the most fun experiences to indulge in. Going up to 550 feet in height, you can view the city of Las Vegas from the top of this wheel. With climate controlled cabins, a single rotation at the High Roller Ferris Wheel takes about 30 minutes.
Stratosphere Tower
One of the most famous and among the best places to go in Las Vegas, is the Stratosphere tower, rising up to 1149 feet in height. The highlight of this tower is the Skypod Observation deck, offering surreal views of the city of Las Vegas. Find several attractions here including the SkyJump, Big Shot, X Scream and Insanity. Do not forget to visit the famous Top of the World Restaurant when at the Stratosphere tower. 
Madame Tussauds
Filled with lifelike statues and structures of some of the most famous personalities from across the world, Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas is a famous attraction to visit. Right from Elvis to Bradley Cooper, indulge in getting up close with your favorite superheroes. Explore the many zones here including the Marvel Universe, the Drake Music Zone, among others. 
Mob Museum

Also known as the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, the Mob Museum is a unique place to visit. Built in a neoclassical building dating back to 1933, the museum narrates the history of the American Mob via several informative displays. Visit the many exhibits housed here, representing various individual characters, and pertaining to events related to culture and fashion.

Neon Museum

Since Las Vegas was initially known for its quirky and flashy neon signs throughout the city, the Neon Museum takes in active effort to replicate the same. Significant historically, this museum offers guided tours across its large compound. The museum is also actively involved in preserving the decaying signs, giving insight into upkeep of the neon signs. 

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Which are the best places to visit in Las Vegas?

1. Las Vegas Strip-

Famous for adult playgrounds, the strip is a stretch of 4 miles, where adults can do anything to everything that they want. Utopia of captivating sights, and lights everywhere, the place is a paradise filled with the Shenanigans. Enjoy and explore amusement parks, parlors, or just throw yourself in a water pool during the day and buzz around the restaurant, casinos while creating unforgettable experiences for yourself during the night. Take souvenirs along with you in the form of pictures, or buy some stuff from luxury stores which are available at any mall.

Location - Street in Las Vegas Valley, Sahara Avenue to Russell Road, Nevada, United States

2. The Neon Museum-

A non-profit organization that aims at collection, study, preservation and exhibition of archetypal signs of Las Vegas that bear its own history for prosperity in the fields of education, history, arts and culture. The signs here are bright neon in color that have been in use for years and the museum is an effort to preserve that. A gallery in the museum has a special entryway shell from La Conch Motel, which is demarcated as the guest community. The museum is a great place to visit and enjoy in Las Vegas, because of the vintage collection and the great light and sound shows happening here.

Location - Las Vegas, NV 89101, United States

3. The Mob Museum-

The museum will jog your memory to the Wild West of Hollywood movies, it is officially known as the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement. The exhibitions here have attempted to document the antiques, history and stories of Mob, the co-ordinated wrongdoings in the United States of America with the help of technology, along with the displays of individuals, trendy fashion and cultural events. Moreover, the activities conducted by law enforcement or implementation agencies to bring the violations of law and law violators themselves to a halt.

Location - 300 Stewart Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101, United States

4. High Roller Ferris Wheel-

The Ferris wheel is the world’s tallest observation wheel, at a height of five hundred and fifty feet. From the cubicle of the wheel you will enjoy the stunning views of the landscapes and skylines of Las Vegas. It is surely going to be one of the best experiences in Las Vegas. The 30 minutes duration in order to complete a single circle and the glorious view of landmarks and skyline at 360 degree is undoubtedly amazing. Don’t forget to witness beautiful Bellagio fountains from the top and click pictures of the amazing view from the top.

Location - Las Vegas, NV 89101, United States

5. Stratosphere-

The iconic STRAT Hotel, colloquially known as Stratosphere has a lot to serve to its visitors. It is the place from where the Las Vegas strip begins and ends. The vibrant stay dominates the skyline of the city, and gives a different perspective of the city as whole. The place also offers refreshed casinos, dining options, award-winning entertainment and other attractions. It is enough to elevate your experience of Las Vegas, especially, the Casino and Sky Pod of this 1,148 foot tall tower, merely a view from top gives an adrenaline rush. 

Location - 2000 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89 104, United States

6. Paris, Las Vegas- 

A place that gives you the perfect opportunity to have an experience of being in two cities in a single day. Paris, Las Vegas is a model of Paris, where you can enjoy the replica of the Eiffel Tower, Paris Opera House as well as romantic restaurants in one building. The separate floor gives you different flavors of Paris, wherein you get to have a view of the city as if Eiffel Tower is originally located there from the forty sixth floor of the building.

Location - 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las vegas, United States

7. Caesars Palace And The Colosseum-

Situated at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, the Caesars Palace and the Colosseum have been earmarked as Top Live Entertainment Venue Worldwide ever since 2005. Displaying a show in the grandiose auditorium of the Palace which is also home of the Greatest Entertainers in the world, it is actually an outstanding experience that you are going to have. Furthermore, the bars, slots and table games add on to what the Palace has to offer to you all. The architectural beauty of the palace is a great attraction in itself attracting visitors from all parts of the world.

Location - Las Vegas, NV 89101, United States

8. Madame Tussauds- 

World’s Greatest Wax Museum, Madame Tussauds is a major tourist attraction in several cities all across the world, that displays wax models of famous as well as historical figures, celebrities, film and television characters. The museum is situated in the core of Las Vegas Strip at the Venetian Las Vegas Casino resort in Paradise, Nevada. It was the first wax museum of Madame Tussauds that was opened in the United States of America.

Location - 3377 S Las Vegas Blvd Ste. 2001, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States

9. Las Vegas Natural History Museum -

An exhibition of almost every wild animal on planet Earth, the private, non profit natural history museum features vast information and a whole lot of replicas of present as well as extinct animals. Divided into separate rooms, each room has displays of creatures of each classification on the basis of kinds of animals and the time period. In the prehistoric Gallery, you may learn about ichthyosaurs, the species of marine reptiles similar to modern-day dolphins which have gone extinct along with dinosaurs of various ages.

Location - 990 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89101, United States

10. Pinball Hall of Fame-

A dedicated museum of nothing but only pinballs, the Hall of Fame is a standalone building, and a witness of an attempt by the members of the Las Vegas pinball collectors club. The museum exhibits pinball machines that were used in Nevada, Las Vegas during 2009. Being the World’s largest pinball collection, it is open to the public. And since it is maintained by a non-profit organization, the excess revenues goes to non-denominational charities.

Location - 4925 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119, United States

What are the best things to do in Las vegas?

1. Take Las Vegas helicopter Tour-

The tour gives you a chance to view the city at night, when it is illuminated with lights and gaze at the landscapes of skyscrapers, high rise buildings, while being in the sky. The twelve to fifteen minutes duration of being in an EC-130 aircraft is surely going to be a mesmerizing experience, while being at the best comfort level and enjoying excellent views of Las Vegas. The bright lights of the city, grand structures such as MGM Grand, Flamingo and many more attractions add on to the beautiful experience that you receive while being on tour.

Location - 5596 Haven St, Las Vegas, NV 89119, United States

2. Watch Bellagio Casino and Fountains Show-

A resort, luxury hotel, and casino, the Bellagio Casino is the most famous and best casino in Las Vegas. Watch the Bellagio Casino and its signature free attraction, the fountain show. Synchronized with music, the fountain show is the complex water highlight operated in an artificial lake right before the Bellagio resort and casino, enhancing its beauty. It is bliss to watch the Lavender Skies of Las Vegas created through the fantastic lighting effects of the fountain show. It is a phenomenal amphibian achievement to see the fountain show, one of the most relished attractions, that will not fail to meet your heavenly expectations.

Location - 3600 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States

3. Black Canyon wildlife by kayak-

Explore the scenic splendor of the vibrant wildlife of Black Canyon and narrow channels of the Emerald Cave in Arizona, on this 4-mile Kayak adventure. Learn about the history of formation of natural wonders like the cave from an expert guide. The adventure begins from Willow Beach after a brief about safety guidelines and the professional guides help you fit into your kayaks. Sail your Kayaks in Colorado River and paddle upstream in the narrow channels of the Black Canyon to spot wildlife. Cherish the panoramic views of the Hoover dam, an Engineering marvel responsible for lights in the Las Vegas and Western region, during the adventure.

Location - 25804 N Willow Beach, Arizona

4. Take Grand Canyon Skywalk-

One of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon allows the viewer to take the Skywalk,which is an amazing 10-foot wide, horseshoe shaped, cantilever, glass bridge over the rim of the Grand Canyon. It gives you clear and unparalleled views of the Canyon floor below. Get the feel of walking in air, and experience the thrill of stepping on glass thousands of feet in the air. You would have to submit your personal belongings in a locker, before moving to Skywalk including cell phones. But, nevertheless don’t forget to take souvenirs with you in the form of photographs purchased.

Location - 808 Eagle Point Rd, Peach Springs, Arizona 8643, United States

5. Explore underwater life at Reef Aquarium-

Admire the collection of aquatic creatures of more than 2,000 species in one of the giant tanks in Las Vegas. The Reef Aquarium allows you to watch the animals from real close and observe over fifteen different species of sharks. You will find a parallel natural environment of coral reefs and fishes of the ocean in the Aquarium. Enjoy the trek through the jungle exhibit to witness Amazon fishes and an amazing golden crocodile. It would take you around thirty minutes to explore the aquarium, and you can even touch some of the marine creatures.

Location - Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas BLVD S, Las Vegas, NV 89119, United States

6. Go for Skydiving-

Las Vegas is famous for adventures and thrills, and the adventure of skydiving begins once you reach the dropzone, where you are required to undergo training by the USPA certified skydive master, and learn about the safety and technique briefing. Get comfortable while practicing tandem skydive, and since you will be attached to a tandem skydive master, just sit back, relax, and relish. From the altitude of 10,000 feet, you along with your tandem skydive instructor approach the hatch and look upon the stunning Las Vegas scenery, landscape and skyline.

Location - 1401 Airport Road, Boulder City, NV 89005, United States

7. Enjoy Cirque du Soleil show-

Cirque du Soleil is a Canadian entertainment company producing legendary shows which make it the largest contemporary circus producer across the world. Get a chance to witness the amazing shows with a unique mixture of singing, dancing, incredible imagery, and enthusiastic acrobatics. You will love ‘The Beatles during a performance of LOVE’, if you are a music lover and celebrate the musical legacy of the most popular band. Admire the ‘Mystere’ that displays drama and whimsy on the idea of theatrical “flower in the desert” attracting drama lovers or enjoy the ‘Michael Jackson One’ show which is popular amongst pop culture enthusiasts . 

8. Take hot-air balloon ride-

Being in the air right above the pahrump valley, an hour drive away from Las Vegas strip, the ride in a colorful hot air balloon is an amazing experience to have. Enjoy an unobstructed bird’s eye view of the outstanding deserts, unparalleled views of the beautiful landscapes, and mountain sceneries. These views are bliss to eyes, and while landing raise a Champagne toast to celebrate and memorialize the ride. You will soar as high as 10,000 feet above the sea level to experience the panoramic views of the city. 

Location - 4390 Polaris Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103, United States

9. Visit the Shelby American Museum-

Visit the Shelby Museum that features prototypes of Shelby high-performance vehicles on display. On your visit to the museum of the first automobile manufacturer in the State of Nevada, you will learn a lot about the history of the automobile manufacturer. This will include their newly released models every year, the old and vintage cars that have been preserved in the museum. The museum has preserved these cars, for the newer generations who could not see those manufactured cars on the road. If you are a vintage car lover, the museum is a must visit for you.

Location - 6405 Ensworth St, Las Vegas, NV 89119, United States

10. Take scenic river cruise -

The cruise is one of the several paradigmatic activities that you get to do in Venice. Similarly, the Venetian Las Vegas holds the same idea, here, the way Venice has been represented is way more just beautiful and has exactly the same gondola that prevails in Italy. The gondola cruise in the river is one of the wonderful experiences that you are going to have with a chance to admire the Rialto Bridge and the Piazza San Marco. The cruise will be a cherry on top of your Las Vegas trip and will not fail even by an inch to make your travel mesmerizing.

Location - 490 Horsepower Cove, Boulder City, NV 89005, United States

When is the best time to visit Las Vegas?

Las Vegas is one of the most toured cities in the whole world. It is open for visitation throughout the year, therefore there is no particular time which is the best time to visit Las Vegas. The month wise break for visiting Las Vegas is:

March to May- During these months, the spring season is on in Las Vegas. Spring is a pleasant time to be in Vegas as the temperature is quite moderate. The number of tourists visiting the city is also pretty low during this time, thus one can enjoy the city properly without getting lost in the crowd.

June to September- Summers in Las Vegas are hot. The temperature rises up to approximately 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The city also receives rainfall during these months, but they are short-lived. Visiting Las Vegas during this time is advisable only to those people who can endure the heat.

October to February- Las Vegas hosts the maximum number of tourists during these months. As winter is on during this time, the weather is pleasant for people. Many events take place during this time and because of the presence of festivals like Christmas and New Year, the city is flocked with people during these months. It is the best time to visit Las Vegas if one wants to enjoy the festivals here and does not mind the crowd.

How to reach Las Vegas?

By Air: Airway is the most convenient way of reaching Las Vegas. Las Vegas has its own airport, in fact, the has city airports near it, McCarran International Airport, Henderson Executive Airport, and North Las Vegas Airport. These airports are amongst the busiest airport in the world. After landing at any of the airports, one will have to take a cab to their destinations.

How is the nightlife in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas is considered to be the most happening place on the planet. The people who visit Las Vegas have the sole motive of enjoying their time in the city to the fullest. The nightlife in Las Vegas is simply outstanding. One cannot experience a better nightlife than in Las Vegas. The city is filled with bars and casinos which are open throughout the night. If one does not get out of their rooms and enjoy the nightlife of Vegas, then they will be missing out on something very special. The best places in Las Vegas where one can have an amazing nightlife are:

  •    XS Las Vegas
  •    Peppermill Fireside Lounge
  •    Surrender Night Club
  •    Chateau
  •    House of Blues

Where can I enjoy adventure activities in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas is the ideal place if a group of friends plans to go on a trip. They can do numerous things here. One of the things they can do is try out any of the adventure activities available in the city. The adventure activities available in Las Vegas is not like what people do elsewhere, it is very unique. Many adventure activities are available here like skydiving, kayaking, zip lining, skiing, snowboarding, indoor skydiving, etc. The places where one can enjoy these activities are:

  •    Stratosphere Tower
  •    Valley of Fire
  •    Colorado River
  •    Bootleg Canyon

Which are the famous amusement parks in Las Vegas?

Amusement parks are something which everyone loves. There might hardly be any person who does not like them. They have awesome rides and offer people some extremely thrilling activities and rides. Las Vegas has quite a few amusement parks and the rides present in them are out of the world. Some of the famous amusement parks of Las Vegas are:

  •    Adventure Theme Park
  •    Magical Forest
  •    Circus Circus Adventuredome
  •    Fantasy Faire

Where can one enjoy wine tour in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas renowned, all over the world, for its nightlife and drinks. The people of Las Vegas love their drinks. It is considered to be the best place, in the United States of America, for one to go on wine tours. One will be offered to taste some of the best wines in the country here. If someone is really passionate about wine tasting, then Las Vegas is surely a place they should visit. Some of the places where one can do wine tasting in Las Vegas are:

  •    Rock n Roll Wine LLC
  •    Marche Bacchus
  •    Wine Cellar and Tasting Room
  •    La Cave Wine Bar

What are the famous historical monuments to visit in Las Vegas?

The United States of America has had a really rich history and over the years, some great sculptures and monuments have been built in the country. The same can be said about Las Vegas. The city has been blessed some exceptional monuments. One cannot stop but gape at the architectural marvel of the monuments present in the city. Few of the casinos in the city are also considered as historic monuments of Las Vegas as they made decades ago. Some of the historical monuments to visit in Las Vegas are:

  • The Mob Museum
  •  Old Vegas Mormon Fort Historic Park
  •  Neon Museum
  •  Golden Gate Casino

Which are the famous art galleries in Las Vegas?

Americans can be said to be artistic people who love art in all forms. The people of Las Vegas share the same beliefs, they also love art and this can be witnessed by visiting any of the numerous art galleries present in the city. People from all over the country come to Las Vegas to watch the art displayed in the art galleries of the city. Some of the most famous art galleries in Las Vegas are:

  •  Brett Wesley Art Gallery
  •  The Arts Factory
  •  City of the World Art Gallery Las Vegas
  •  Martin Lawrence Art Gallery
  •  City Center Fine Art Collection
  •  Graffiti Art Gallery Alley

What is the local language in Las Vegas and which are the most commonly used greetings?

The national language of the United States of America of is English and it is the most widely spoken language in the country. Even in Las Vegas, the most common language is English, but after English the most widely spoken language in Las Vegas is Spanish.

Which are the best shopping places in Las Vegas and what are they famous for?

Las Vegas is one of the top tourist hubs of the country. Since millions of people visit the city every year, several shopping places have been brought up here. There are some outstanding places in Las Vegas where one can go for shopping and some of them are:

  • Caesars Palace- This place is probably the one place in Las Vegas where a person can do almost everything. It is very beautifully built place and one is sure to be intimidated by its grandeur.
  • The Grand Canal Shops- Every city has a local market which offers clothes at really cheap prices, the Grand Canal Shops are that for Las Vegas. One can get amazing products here at reasonable prices.
  • Fashion Show Mall- Fashion Show Mall is amongst the best shopping places in Las Vegas and houses the best brands in the world. Apart from the amazing shops in the mall, the architecture of the mall is also beautiful.

Las Vegas Reviews

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Jovanny Mercer
Reviewed: 19 Feb 2024
5.0/5
I had an amazing holiday in California's Golden Triangle! Exploring this famous area was like a dream come true. California has everything – beautiful beaches, lively cities, and stunning landscapes. From the busy streets of Los Angeles to the breathtaking views in San Francisco and the lovely viney... Read More
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Kartik Khanna
Reviewed: 22 Feb 2024
5.0/5
We had the most amazing time in Golden Triangle in USA. The place and the people are beautiful and our tour guide has played a huge part in making the holiday as incredible as it has been. We could not have wished for more. He completely took care of all aspects of each day so all we needed to do wa... Read More
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Pradeep Melchis
Reviewed: 22 Feb 2024
5.0/5
Thanks Thrillophilia for a super relaxing trip to Golden Triangle in USA. They paid attention to every little detail, making sure everything went smoothly. Our guide was really cool, knew a lot, and took good care of us. The places we stayed at were clean and comfy, making our trip even better. Than... Read More
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Jade Hebert
Reviewed: 31 Jan 2024
5.0/5
I had an amazing holiday at Golden Triangle trip by thrillophilia. Their attention to detail was remarkable, ensuring every aspect of the journey was well-planned and executed flawlessly. The guide was knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive to our needs throughout the trip, enhancing our overall exp... Read More
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Adity Chakraborty
Reviewed: 01 Feb 2024
5.0/5
My trip to California's Golden Triangle, arranged by Thrillophilia, was amazing. The arrangements were top-notch, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience. The salesperson I interacted with was not only friendly but also highly helpful, addressing all my queries and ensuring I had all the informat... Read More
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Kumari Pothuvaal
Reviewed: 02 Feb 2024
5.0/5
I chose this trip through Thrillophilia to cater to everyone's preferences within the family. It offered a diverse range of attractions that appealed to each member, and the overall experience was well-organized and comfortable. Thrillophilia was incredibly helpful and cooperative throughout the jou... Read More

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