Mu­se­ums, tours, iconic city sites and at­trac­tions with cam­era-ready scenes.

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NEW ADRENALINE RUSH SLINGSHOT RENTALS— Cruise the Strip in com­fort or ex­plore the val­ley’s desert ter­rain in a ve­hi­cle that gives you a dif­fer­ent

BIG SHOT— Launch 160 feet to the tallest point in the city, the Strato­sphere “nee­dle,” and freefall back to the plat­form. Su-Th, 10 am-1 am; F-Sa, 10 am-2 am. $39.95 as part of the all-day ride pack­age. Strato­sphere, 702.383.5210.

BINION’S $1 MIL­LION DIS­PLAY— A mod­ern-day up­date of the famed at­trac­tion, which al­lows guests to have their pic­tures taken with a cool mil­lion, which is en­closed in­side an acrylic box atop a poker ta­ble. 9 am-11:30 pm daily. 21+. Binion’s, 800.937.6537.

BON­NIE SPRINGS RANCH— Step back into the Old West at the com­plex that fea­tures a pet­ting zoo, restau­rant & bar, horse­back rid­ing, a Western town with shows and shops and more. Call for times and prices. 16395 Bon­nie Springs Rd., 702.875.4191.

CASA DE SHENANDOAH— The iconic es­tate of Mr. Las Ve­gas, Wayne New­ton. Get a glimpse into the life of the leg­endary singer dur­ing a tour of the prop­erty he’s called home for more than four decades. M-Sa; tours be­gin at 9:30 am and end at 5:30 pm. $35.

COCA- COLA STORE— All things Coca-Cola, from ap­parel and col­lectibles to home dé­cor and travel gear. Open daily from 10 am-11 pm. Free en­try; prod­ucts vary in price. 3785 Las Ve­gas Blvd. S., 702.270.5900.

COM­BAT ZONE PAINT­BALL— The largest paint­ball field in Las Ve­gas is known for its Zom­bie Apoc­a­lypse Ex­pe­ri­ence. Paint­ball hours: F, 11 am- 4 pm; Sa-Su, 9 am-5 pm. Zom­bie Apoc­a­lypse Ex­pe­ri­ence: F-Sa, 8 & 10:30 pm; reser­va­tions re­quired. 13011 Las Ve­gas Blvd. S., 702.388.9663.

CONEY IS­LAND EM­PO­RIUM— This 32,000-square­foot-fa­cil­ity is mod­eled af­ter the Coney Is­land amuse­ment park of the early 1900s. Find mid­waystyle car­ni­val games, shoot­ing galleries, bumper cars, coin-op­er­ated games and an in­ter­ac­tive driv­ing sim­u­la­tor. Open from 8 am-mid­night daily. New York-New York, 702.740.6969.

COWABUNGA BAY— Brightly col­ored wa­ter park that’s fun for the en­tire fam­ily; it fea­tures eight wa­ter slides, a lazy river, wave pool, kid’s cove and much more. Sea­son passes are now avail­able for the 2017 sea­son. 900 Gal­le­ria Drive in Hen­der­son, Ne­vada, 702.850.9000.

CSI: THE EX­PE­RI­ENCE— Test your in­ner crime solver at the block­buster in­ter­ac­tive ex­hibit based on the hit TV show, CSI. In­cludes state-of-the-art foren­sic equip­ment and in­ter­ac­tive dis­plays: sur­vey the crime scene, gather the ev­i­dence, solve the case! Open 9 am-9 pm daily; last ad­mis­sion at 8 pm. $28 adults, $21 chil­dren (4-11). MGM Grand, 702.891.8111.

DESPERADO— One of the val­ley’s most wicked roller coast­ers, which lifts through the roof of the casino, drops through a tun­nel at speeds of 90 MPH, then goes into a sec­ond drop—a 155-foot-tall spi­ral. Must be at least 48 inches tall. $10, or $30 for an all­day wrist­band. Su-Th, noon-7:30 pm; F-Sa, noon9:30 pm. Buf­falo Bill’s in Primm, 702.386.7867.

DIG THIS— Build huge mounds and push gi­gan­tic tires in a bull­dozer or play “bucket bas­ket­ball” in an ex­ca­va­tor—the choice is yours, you can play on these big toys all day if you wish. Call for more in­for­ma­tion. 3012 S. Ran­cho Drive, 702.222.4344.

DIS­COUNT FIREARMS AND AMMO— Of­fers more hand­guns in a sin­gle show­case than many shops dis­play in their en­tire store. Hun­dreds and hun­dreds of hand­guns, ri­fles and shot­guns— Ne­vada’s largest se­lec­tion. There’s also more than one mil­lion rounds of ammo in stock at all times. Store open M-Sa, 9 am-7 pm; Su, 11 am-5 pm. 3084 S. High­land Drive, 702.567.1158.

DOL­PHIN TRAINER FOR A DAY— Learn how to care for, feed and play with the Mi­rage’s fam­ily of At­lantic bot­tlenose dol­phins. The day starts at 9:45 am and ends at 4 pm; a pri­vate pool­side lunch is in­cluded in the pack­age. Call for avail­abil­ity. Mi­rage, 702.792.7889.

DREAM CARS OF LAS VE­GAS— Of­fers one of the most di­verse fleet of ex­otic cars in Las Ve­gas— As­ton Martins, Bent­leys, Fer­raris, Lam­borgh­i­nis, Maser­atis and McLarens among them. In­cludes com­pli­men­tary pick-up and drop-offs to cus­tomers any­where in Las Ve­gas. 877.707.8342.

DREAM RAC­ING— Get be­hind the wheel of a real Fer­rari in this all-in­clu­sive ex­pe­ri­ence that shows you what it feels like to be a race car driver. Call for avail­able dates and prices. Las Ve­gas Mo­tor Speed­way, 702.605.3000.

EIF­FEL TOWER EX­PE­RI­ENCE— Travel 460 feet above the Strip to the top of this half-scale replica and en­joy a panoramic view. Day­time pric­ing: M-F, 9:30 am-7:15 pm, adult $14, child $10. Evening pric­ing: M-F, 7:30 pm-12:30 am & Sa-Su, 7:30 pm-1 am, adult $19, child $14. Paris Las Ve­gas, 702.946.7000.


CACTUS GAR­DEN TOUR— Watch how this fine choco­late is made, and sam­ple some at the end of the tour. When you’ve fin­ished, dis­cover a 2.5acre, arid land­scape with more than 350 species of cactus, suc­cu­lents and desert plants from the South­west and other deserts of the world. M-Th, 10 am- 4:30 pm. Free. 2 Cactus Gar­den Drive, 702.435.2655.

FALL OF ATLANTIS— As King At­las de­cides which of his chil­dren will suc­ceed him in rul­ing Atlantis, the gods ul­ti­mately take mat­ters into their own hands in this 11-minute foun­tain show. Ev­ery hour on the hour be­tween 11 am-11 pm Su-Th; un­til mid­night F-Sa. In the Fo­rum Shops next to the Cheese­cake Fac­tory. Fo­rum Shops at Cae­sars, 702.731.7110.

FAST LAP IN­DOOR KART RAC­ING— The karts, in­spired by the 2006 CIK Out­door World Cham­pi­ons Sodi-Kart, are equipped with Honda 200cc en­gines, which can reach speeds up to 50 mph. M-Sa, 10 am-11 pm; Su, 10 am-10 pm. Call for price in­for­ma­tion. 4288 S. Po­laris Ave., 702.736.8113.

FLIGHTLINEZ— Go for a thrilling flight through Boot­leg Canyon, just 30 min­utes from Las Ve­gas, on one of four zip lines. Open daily from 8 am-5 pm. Pack­ages start at $150. 1644 Ne­vada High­way, 702.293.6885.

FLOWRIDER WAVE- IN-A- BOX— Go from body boards to flowrid­ing in the blink of the eye and prac­tice your kick­flips, aeri­als and other tricks. 10 am-7 pm daily. Guests must be 48 inches to ride. Call for prices. Planet Hol­ly­wood, 702.785.9106.

FLYBOARD LAS VE­GAS— Take flight on an in­sanely cool wa­ter jet pack. If you can stand on your own two feet, you can fly. Prices start at $99 for a 15-minute Flyboard demo ex­pe­ri­ence. 702.600.9860.

FUN DUNGEON— A medieval-themed mid­way with car­ni­val-style games, a state-of-the-art ar­cade and a gift shop. Open daily from 10 am-10 pm. Ex­cal­ibur, 702.597.7777.

GON­DOLA RIDES— Glide along the canals of The Vene­tian while a gon­do­lier ser­e­nades you. In­door and out­door rides avail­able. In­door: Su-Th, 10 am11 pm; F-Sa, 10 am-mid­night. Out­door: Daily from 11 am-10 pm. $19.95 (Gon­dola Seats Four), $79.80 (pri­vate two-pas­sen­ger gon­dola). The Vene­tian, 702.414.4300.

GRAND CANYON WEST— Ex­plore the majesty of the Grand Canyon on a shut­tle tour that takes you to three dif­fer­ent points in the Huala­pai Na­tion, in­clud­ing the Sky­walk. River raft­ing tours are also avail­able. Call for de­tails. 888.868.9378

THE GUN STORE— Try a thrill that few peo­ple ever get: Shoot­ing a real ma­chine gun and tak­ing home the tar­get for a sou­venir. Pis­tols avail­able for rent to shoot on site. In ad­di­tion, check out the VIP range. Open daily, 10 am- 6 pm. 2900 E. Trop­i­cana Ave., 702.454.1110.

HEN­DER­SON BIRD VIEW­ING PRE­SERVE— A 140-acre pre­serve that’s home to thou­sands of mi­gra­tory wa­ter­fowl, res­i­dent desert birds and wildlife. Hours vary by sea­son. Last en­try 30 min­utes be­fore clos­ing. Free. 350 E. Gal­le­ria Drive, 702.267.4180.

HIGH ROLLER—— 28 glass-en­closed cab­ins of­fer you un­par­al­leled views of the Strip from the mid­dle of all the ac­tion in a 30-minute ride. Open from 11:30 am-2 am daily. Tick­ets start at $26.95. The Linq, 866.328.1888.

IN­SAN­ITY— This in­verted cen­trifuge spins you 64 feet over the edge of the tower at a force of 3 Gs. Su-Th, 10 am-1 am; F-Sa, 10 am-2 am. $39.95 as part of an all-day ride pass. Strato­sphere, 702.383.5210.

LAS VE­GAS GUNFIGHTS— Bat­tle it out in a gun ght that uses real, non-lethal am­mu­ni­tion and get the same elite train­ing mem­bers of the mil­i­tary and law en­force­ment agen­cies re­ceive. 3068 S. High­land Drive, 702.279.9466. LAS VE­GAS MINI GRAN PRIX FAM­ILY FUN CEN­TER— Fea­tures rides for all ages in­clud­ing Adult Gran Prix carts, Go Karts, Sprint Kart Speed­way, Kid­die Karts, Dragon Roller Coaster, Su­per Fun Slides, Tor­nado Twister, Dive Bomber Air­planes, the lat­est ar­cade games and a 7,000-square-foot restau­rant/ party room with great food. Free ad­mis­sion. Open

year-round. Su-Th, 10 am-10 pm; F-Sa, 10 am-11 pm. 1401 N. Rain­bow Blvd., 702.259.7000.

LAS VE­GAS SPRINGS PRE­SERVE— Ex­plore col­or­ful botan­i­cal gar­dens, in­ter­ac­tive galleries and trails at this 180-acre “birth­place of Las Ve­gas.” Open daily from 10 am- 6 pm. $18.95 adults, $10.95 chil­dren 5-17. 333 S. Val­ley View Blvd., 702.822.7700.

MARVEL AVENGERS S.T. A.T.I.O.N.— The Sci­en­tific Train­ing and Tac­ti­cal In­tel­li­gence Op­er­a­tive Net­work is an im­mer­sive ex­pe­ri­ence that brings vis­i­tors of all ages into the world of The Avengers. Op­er­a­tional equip­ment dis­plays in­clude Cap­tain Amer­ica’s uni­form and shield, Bruce Ban­ner’s lab­o­ra­tory and Ant-Man’s hel­met. Guests have the chance to map out the stars to find As­gard, as well as learn how to op­er­ate Iron Man’s suit. Open daily from 10 am-10 pm. $34 adults, $24 ages 4-11. Trea­sure Is­land, 702.894.7626.

MAV­ER­ICK HE­LI­COPTER TOURS— Of­fers VIP-level ser­vice from two lo­ca­tions: Las Ve­gas and the Grand Canyon. En­joy the com­forts of the Eco-Star he­li­copter, which fea­tures in­di­vid­ual leather, the­ater-style seat­ing, ex­tended leg room and out­stand­ing vis­i­bil­ity. 888.261.4414. 702.261.0007..

MID­WAY AT CIR­CUS CIR­CUS— When Cir­cus Cir­cus opened in 1968, it didn’t have any ho­tel rooms— only a casino, cir­cus tent and car­ni­val mid­way, which is still pop­u­lar to­day. It’s lo­cated on the sec­ond floor and houses a 200-game ar­cade and classic car­ni­val-style games. Open daily at 10 am. Cir­cus Cir­cus, 702.734.0410.

MI­NUS 5 ICE LOUNGE— A 2,000-square-foot ice lounge that takes guests into an icy won­der­land of in­tri­cately hand-crafted ice sculp­tures and ar­chi­tec­ture kept at a con­stant -5 de­grees Cel­sius or 23 de­grees Fahren­heit. Su-Th, 11 am-2 am; F-Sa un­til 3 am. Pack­ages start at $19, which in­cludes en­try fee, one cock­tail and ev­ery­thing you need to stay warm in­side. Man­dalay Place, 702.740.5800; Monte Carlo, 702.643.7800.

PAPILLON GRAND CANYON HE­LI­COPTERS— The world’s largest and most ex­pe­ri­enced he­li­copter com­pany has been op­er­at­ing since 1965 and of­fers daily tours of the Grand Canyon. Choose from a va­ri­ety of he­li­copter land­ing tours, air­plane tours, bus tours, com­bos, ho­tels and more. 275 E. Trop­i­cana Ave., Suite 155, 702.736.7243.

PINK JEEP TOURS— Ex­pe­ri­ence re­mote ar­eas in­ac­ces­si­ble to most with Pink Jeep’s rugged fleet of high-end, all-ter­rain Tour Trekkers. Com­pli­men­tary ho­tel pick-up and drop-off. Choose from Grand Canyon ( West Rim and Toroweap), El­do­rado Canyon, Val­ley of Fire, Red Rock Canyon, Hoover Dam, Mt. Charleston, Death Val­ley and Zion Na­tional Park. Call for reser­va­tions. 888.900.4480.

POLE PO­SI­TION RACE­WAY— Ex­pe­ri­ence the thrills of in­door kart­ing at this fa­cil­ity launched by rac­ers for rac­ers. Among its celebrity in­vestors is Las Ve­gas na­tive and NAS­CAR driver Kurt Busch. Su-Th, 11 am-11 pm; F-Sa, ‘til mid­night. Call for prices and track avail­abil­ity. 4175 S. Arville St., 702.227.7223.

THE RANGE 702— Un­leash your in­ner war­rior at this in­door fa­cil­ity with a VIP room, seven pri­vate lanes, firearms safety and train­ing and an on-site restau­rant. 5999 Dean Martin Drive, 702.485.3232.


HABI­TAT— The fa­mous duo’s ode to preser­va­tion, where white tigers, lions and other big cats live in the lap of lux­ury. The ad­ja­cent 2.5 mil­lion-gal­lon habi­tat is an ob­ser­va­tion and re­search fa­cil­ity with un­der­wa­ter view­ing ar­eas. Open daily from 10 am- 6 pm. $22 adults, $17 chil­dren 4-12. Mi­rage, 702.791.7188.

SKY­DIVE LAS VE­GAS— Sky­dive Las Ve­gas is Ne­vada’s premier pro­fes­sional stu­dent sky­div­ing fa­cil­ity, ded­i­cated to pro­vid­ing the first-time jumper with the most in­cred­i­ble ex­pe­ri­ence of their lives. Jump out of our per­fectly good air­plane se­curely at­tached to your own per­sonal sky­div­ing in­struc­tor, freefall at 120 MPH, then en­joy a peace­ful para­chute flight while tak­ing in views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Colorado River, the Las Ve­gas Strip and more. 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Free shut­tle avail­able. At the Boul­der City Air­port. 702.759.3483.

SKYJUMP— Plum­met off the 108th floor of the Strato­sphere Tower at 40 MPH, at this, the world’s high­est “con­trolled freefall.” Su-Th, 10 am-1 pm; F-Sa, 10 am-2 am. $119.99. Strato­sphere, 702.380.7777 or 800.998.6937.

SLOTZILLA ZIP LINE— A 12-story, slot ma­chinein­spired zip line that lets vis­i­tors cas­cade 77 feet above the pedes­trian prom­e­nade. Open Su-Th, 1 pm-1 am; F-Sa, 1 pm-2 am. Lower zip line, $20;

up­per zip line, $40. Fre­mont Street Ex­pe­ri­ence, 702.678.5780.

NEW SPEEDVEGAS— Get your adrenaline pump­ing as you guide Porsche, Fer­rari, Lam­borgh­ini, Audi and Corvette su­per­cars around a 1.5 mile For­mula Onein­spired track with 12 sweep­ing turns, 20-de­gree banked turns and 60 feet of to­tal el­e­va­tion change. You’ve never had a bet­ter ex­cuse to burn some rub­ber! 14200 S Las Ve­gas Blvd., 888.979.7236.

STRATO­SPHERE TOWER— Fea­tures Amer­ica’s tallest free­stand­ing tower with in­door and out­door ob­ser­va­tion decks. The tower houses SkyJump, X-Scream, In­san­ity, and the Big Shot, all open Su-Th, 10 am-1 am and F-Sa un­til 2 am. Ad­mis­sion to the tower is $20; or, see it with the all-day rides pass (SkyJump a sep­a­rate price) for $39.95. Strato­sphere, 702.383.5210.

SUN BUGGY FUN RENTALS— The ul­ti­mate off-road ad­ven­ture. Just a few of the myr­iad of­fer­ings, from adrenaline-packed to pic­turesque, are the Ve­gas Mini Baja Chase, Ve­gas Dunes Off-Road Buggy Tour, the Val­ley of Fire Off-Road Tour and Ve­gas Fam­ily Fun Romp Off-Road Ad­ven­ture Tour. 6925 Speed­way Blvd., 702.786.0141.

TOPGOLF— A four-level food, en­ter­tain­ment and sport­ing play­house, this at­trac­tion and golfer’s paradise fea­tures 108 cli­mate-con­trolled hit­ting bays on three lev­els, five bar ex­pe­ri­ences, a menu of chef-driven cre­ations, two pools, pri­vate ca­banas and oh-so much more. Open Su-Th, 8 am-2 am; F-Sa, 8 am- 4 am. 702.933.8458.

NEW TOP SHOT— Learn and train to shoot real guns in a live, re­al­is­tic, im­mer­sive fa­cil­ity com­plete with mov­ing tar­gets, 360¬en­vi­ron­ments and an as­sort­ment of prac­tice gun ranges, in­clud­ing laser shoot­ing, im­mer­sion train­ing rooms and an in­ter­ac­tive shoot house. 3084 S. High­land Drive, Suite C, Las Ve­gas, NV 89109, 702.478.8550.

VE­GAS BAL­LOON RIDES— Go up, up and away on them world’s oldest form of flight—the hot air bal­loon. Call for in­for­ma­tion on flight pack­ages and pric­ing.4390 Po­laris Ave., 702.553.3039.

VE­GAS IN­DOOR SKY­DIV­ING— Ex­pe­ri­ence sky­div­ing within a ver­ti­cal wind tun­nel, with air speeds up to 120 mph, sim­u­lat­ing the free-fall of sky­div­ing. Must be height/weight pro­por­tion­ate. Open daily from 9:45 am-8 pm. Pack­ages start­ing at $75. 200 Con­ven­tion Cen­ter Drive, 702.731.4768.

VE­GAS LUX­URY RIDES— Lam­borgh­i­nis, Fer­raris, McLarens and Porsches avail­able for four to 24hour rentals. No de­posit re­quired. A free shut­tle is avail­able. 5040 W. Post Rd., Suite 150, 866.751.8777. 702.876.8777.

THE VE­GAS MA­CHINE GUN EX­PE­RI­ENCE— Select a gun from your fa­vorite movie or video game, throw-down with friends in a three-gun chal­lenge or shoot the weapons the Se­cret Ser­vice do. M-Sa, 9 am- 6:30 pm; Su, 11 am- 4:30 pm. Ask about free shut­tle ser­vice. 3084 S. High­land Drive, 702.567.1158.

WET ‘N’ WILD— Wa­ter park with more than 25 thrilling slides and at­trac­tions, such as the Rag­ing Rat­tler, the only slide of its kind in North Amer­ica. Sea­son passes now avail­able for the 2017 sea­son. Call for hours. 7055 Fort Apache Rd., 702.979.1600.

X-SCREAM— Travel 30 feet off the edge of the Strato­sphere Tower at 30 mph. Su-Th, 10 am-1 am; F-Sa, 10 am-2 am. $39.95 as part of the all-day ride pack­age. Strato­sphere, 702.383.5210.

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