Exciting Things to Do in Las Vegas

Sin City, the Gambling Capital of the World, and Entertainment Capital of the World. Whatever you want to call it, Las Vegas has something for everyone, even if gambling is not your style. From thrilling rides to world-class entertainment, here are some exciting things to do when you visit this one-of-a-kind city.


For adrenaline junkies, Vegas is bustling with rides and attractions that will have your heart pounding.

1. Theme Park

The Adventuredome at Circus Circus is America’s largest indoor theme park and has 25 rides and attractions. This theme park is perfect for people of all ages. The newest roller coaster, El Loco, send riders backward at negative G-force and has plenty of sharp turns. If you’re not much of a thrill-seeker, the Adventuredome also has carnival games, laser tag, bumper cars, mini golf and more!

2. Indoor Skydiving

Have you always been curious about skydiving but afraid of the risk? Vegas Indoor Skydiving will suit you up and put you in a padded room with fans blowing at 120 miles per hour, lifting you into the air and giving you the experience of a lifetime. The best part is that you don’t need skydiving experience to try it! Kids can even try indoor skydiving if they meet the minimum height requirements.


Vegas has world-class shows that will send you oohing and ahhing and laughing your ass off!

1. Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil is an indescribable, captivating show everyone should see at least once in their life. The French Canadian theater company has six permanent shows in Vegas at several hotels on the Strip. O at the Bellagio is a water-themed show with breathtaking talent. Synchronized swimmers and divers, trouble-making clowns, and acrobatic performers create a dazzling, unforgettable show.

2. Comedy Shows

Need to lighten up the mood and laugh a little? Penn and Teller’s comedy and magic show at the Rio has Penn doing the narrating and Teller silently contributing to the show’s action. The duo performs risky tricks like swallowing a needle and throwing knives. Penn and Teller also break the ultimate rule of magicians everywhere by showing the audience how they perform some of their tricks.


For all you information hounds out there, Vegas has incredible educational exhibits that will leave an impression once your trip ends.

1. Bodies…The Exhibition

The Bodies exhibit showcases 13 whole-body specimens and 260 organs and partial specimens up close and personal in this exhibit at the Luxor. The bodies and organs have undergone polymer preservation, which hardens the specimens and keeps them from decaying. You can also find displays of the nervous system, digestive system, as well as the stages of fetal development. The exhibit is such a profound experience that many visitors credit it with their ability to change their lifestyle habits and prevent disease.

2. Mob Museum

The Mob Museum chronicles the notorious rise and fall of the mob in America. The museum is in downtown Vegas in a 41,000-square-foot building that gives you an interactive history of famous gangsters. It has tons of mob artifacts, including belongings of Al Capone, Frank Rosenthal, and others. You can listen to real conversations in the museum’s wiretapping station and see the courtroom of the first televised mob-related event, the Kefauver hearings.

3. Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

The Titanic was a famous ship liner back in its day and met a tragic end on its maiden voyage. This exhibit in the Luxor holds over 300 real artifacts taken from the shipwreck and accurate replicas of parts of the ship, like the Grand Staircase. Each visitor is given a passport of a real Titanic passenger who they can discover either lived or died at the end of the exhibit. The personal effects of passengers and actual stories of survivors make this a somber but informative exhibit of the late ship.

What’s the newest addition to the Las Vegas Strip? Escape Rooms! Read our article on the best escape rooms in Sin City here.

These are just some of the exciting attractions waiting for you in Vegas. While the city is known for its promotion of sinful vices, it is a destination that is sure to entertain every member of your family. Whatever piques your interest, you will probably find it in Las Vegas!

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