Attractions & Tours
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 perspective–the Slingshot. No helmet or motorcycle license is required. Hourly or daily rentals are available. 3111 S Valley View Blvd., 702.277.0998.
ADVENTUREDOME— Get your thrills on more than 25 rides at this five-acre, indoor amusement park. Hours vary by season; call for updated info. Best value is the all-day ride pass, regular pass $31.95 for adults, $17.95 junior pass. Circus Circus, 702.794.3939.
NEW AXE MONKEYS— Learn how to throw axes and have a good time at one of the 23 indoor axe throwing lanes at Axe Monkeys. Trainers ensure safety. Guests sling axes into pine wood, and can even join a throwing league. 3525 E. Post Road, 866.293.6665.
ATLANTIS AQUARIUM— A 50,000-gallon saltwater aquarium is home to more than 1,000 species of ocean life, including tropical puffers, flounders and sharks. Animal life is fed daily; call for current schedule and to inquire about tours of the aquarium’s facilities. Free. Forum Shops at Caesars, 702.731.7110.
BATTLE BLAST LASER TAG— This laser-tag arena resembles a war-torn city street with two-story buildings. M-Th, noon-10 pm; F, noon-midnight; Sa, 10 am-midnight; Su, 10 am-8 pm. Call for prices and specials. 8125 W. Sahara Suite #200, 702.228.0951.
BATTLEFIELD VEGAS— A five-acre, military-style complex at which guests can shoot the largest collection of domestic and foreign weapons available for public use in the United States. Open daily from 8:30 am-7:30 pm. 2771 Industrial Rd., 702.566.1000.
BELLAGIO FOUNTAINS— Serpentine streams of water blast 245 feet in the air and are set to music. Weekdays: every 30 minutes between 3-8 pm; every 15 minutes from 8 pm-midnight. Starts at noon on weekends. Bellagio, 702.693.7111.
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.
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.
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.
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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 2.5-acre, arid landscape with more than 350 species of cactus, succulents and desert plants from the Southwest and other deserts of the world. Su-Sa, 8 am-8 pm. Free. 2 Cactus Garden Drive, 702.435.2655.