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What Happens In Vegas? The definitive Las Vegas 360° Interactive Tour

Las Vegas is the leading entertainment capital of the world, famous for its mega casino-hotels and associated enterprises. The city has come a long way since Moulin Rouge opened in the 1950s. Now, not only Downtown but the more modern and famous Las Vegas strip offers countless hotels, memorable attractions and out of this world experiences. Let's take a closer look at the famous attractions, unusual venues and unique places Sin City has on offer; both old and new.

Fremont Street
Set in Downtown Las Vegas, Fremont Street is one of Sin City's most famous locations, home to the iconic and living legends of gambling and hospitality which include the Fremont Hotel and Casino, Golden Gate Hotel and Casino, Golden Nugget and Four Queens (just to name few). Even at present this part of Vegas has managed to maintain the original charm it first created back in 1905 with modern additions along the way. Downtown is about 20 mins car journey from the main strip and has loads to see and do; be sure to experience the very popular and thrilling Slotzilla Zipline.

Bellagio Hotel Lobby
As you will already know the famous hotels of Las Vegas each have something different and unique to offer (it's all in the detail) the Bellagio Hotel being exactly one of them. Inspired by the Italian town of Bellagio on the stunning Lake Como the hotel and surrounding resort offer endless elegant details and finshes including the glass masterpiece in the registration lobby. Specifically named 'Fiori di Como' is an interpretation of Italian flowers in the spring, through Dale Chihuly eyes (an American glass sculptor).

The Big Shot at The Stratosphere
If you have a fear of heights, look away now! The Big Shot Ride at The Stratosphere is the world's highest amusment ride (in terms of overall elevation above ground level), built ontop of the already high 921ft deck of the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower this ride certainly caters to the adrenaline junkie demographic.

Las Vegas Sign
The famous 'Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas' sign will be one of the first sights to see coming in from McCarran Airport, one of the cities long standing treasures, the Sign has forever been a popular spot for tourists to see and take photos of/with. The sign was first put up in 1959 by Western Neon, located in the central reservation at 5100 Las Vegas Boulevard South.

Bellagio Fountains
The Fountains of Bellagio are a mesmerizing, choreographed water display with lights and music, visible at various vantage points on the Strip. The show works on a every 30 mins schedule in the afternoon/early evenings and every 15mins from 8pm until midnight (but may rarely vary). The fountain display also has a roatation of seven different pieces of music including "Time To Say Goodbye", "God Bless the USA", "Your Song", "Viva Las Vegas", "Luck Be a Lady", "My Heart Will Go On" and "The Sound of Silence".

Pinball Hall of Fame
If you're a lover all things nostalgia then the Pinball Hall of Fame, Las Vegas is a place you need to check out! First and foremost, this time capsule of pinball machines and amusement arcades is a vintage gamers paradise which opened back in 2006, it is essentially a museum project for the Las Vegas Pinball Collectors Club, it is a non-profit venture, fully staffed by volunteers with over 200 pinball, classic video arcade games and other novelty machines past and present. All machines are available to play for some small change and any excess funds are donated to the Salvation Army.

Las Vegas Strip
The Las Vegas Strip is the world famous 4.2 mile stretch of legendary hotels and casinos, as well as reputable shops, beach clubs, bars, restaurants and nightclubs. The largest hotels and resorts are concentrated along this section of the city which welcomes tourists and visitors year round. By day or night Las Vegas is a well oiled 24hr machine but as soon as the sun sets Las Vegas really comes to life, the neon illuminations are unmistakably iconic just like in the movies! An adults playground like nowhere else.

Gondalo Ride at The Venetian
Themed resorts in Las Vegas are a huge contributing factor to what makes the the city unique and world famous. There aren't many other place outside of the real Veince, Italy you can experience an authentic style Gondalo ride complete with narrow waterways, an Italian backdrop and of course your very own Italian speaking gondoliers. This attraction is available at The Venetian Resort, Hotel, Casino and is free, a great fun experience and superb photo op.

Little White Chaple Drive Thru Wedding
A Little White Wedding Chapel is one of Vegas' very unique crown jewels, and has been the location of choice for many quick celebrity weddings over the years including Joan Collins, Bruce Willis, Michael Jordan, Britney Spears, Sinéad O'Connor just to name a few. A bizarre, although very legit aspect here is the Drive-Thru Tunnel of Vows which became such a novelty that all kinds of couples began lining up for a "drive thru" ceremony. The Chapel employs ten ministers and has wed about 800,000 couples.

High Roller
The High Roller is a 550 foot tall ferris wheel located on Las Vegas Boulevard, across from Caesars Palace. It was first opened back in 2014 and currently hold the title as 'world's tallest ferris wheel' a standard adult ticket costs $25 (daytime) and $35 (night-time) special prices are available for military, senior and students. For something a little bit extra upgrade packages are also available such as 'Open Bar in The Sky' and VIP private pods.

Wynn Las Vegas
The Wynn, Las Vegas is a beautiful and luxury 2.7 billion USD resort and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip which covers 215 acres. One of the sin cities most supreme builds, with stunning Asian-inspired interiors, plush rooms and suites and the finest dining. Together with the adjacent Encore, the entire Wynn Vegas resort complex has a total of 4,750 rooms, making it the world's seventh-largest hotel.

Encore Beach Club
Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas; often just called Encore is probably one of the best, most sought after beach clubs to experience when visiting Las Vegas. Its instagram worthy setting includes elevated luxury cabanas, chaise lounges, couches, day beds with private safes as well as oversized lily pads resting in the shallow water of the swimming pool. Throughout the year and more so during the summer the beach club headlines many djs and acts, including Chainsmokers, Marshmello, Galantis and many more.

7 Magic Mountains
'Seven Magic Mountains' are part of a two year exhibition in a desert location just outside of Las Vegas. The exact location signifys the mid-way between the natural and the artificial: the natural aspect is expressed by the mountain ranges and desert backdrop, and the artificial is signified by the highway and the constant flow of traffic between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. This colourful, public art display of seven 30-35 foot painted totems was created by Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone’s.

Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon tours is an excursion on everyones agenda when vacationing in Las Vegas, this natural phenomina is 277m long and up to 18m wide, is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River. The Canyon itslef adjacent rim are contained within numerous national parks, forests and reservations. There are various location points you can travel to but from Las Vegas the most popular would be the Grand Canyon's South Rim, but regardless of where you experince this natural beauty, it is a truly stunning sight from all angles.

Hoover Dam
In the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, boarding the US states of Nevada and Arizona is the famous Hoover Dam. Orignially constructed between 1931 and 1936 the dam was firstly known as the Boulder Dam until it was officially renamed Hoover Dam, for President Herbert Hoover, by a joint resolution of Congress in 1947. The dam has been features in many films over the years and as present the dam still remains a major tourist attraction.

Neon Museum
The Neon Museum in Las Vegas is a quirky pastime which features signs from old casinos and business' displayed outdoors across a 2.62 acres space. For a long time the signs were stored in a "boneyard" where they were slowly being destroyed until the Young Electric Sign Company, locals, business owners and goverment oganizations decided the signs being displayed to the public would benefit the city not only artistically but historically and culturally.

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