Las Vegas Attraction Reviews - Take a Look Inside!
While the craps table is my preferred habitat, I venture away as often as possible to experience the expansive and ever-changing array of attractions that Las Vegas has to offer.
Here, I'll compile my attraction reviews, which include everything from museums to hiking trails, thrill rides to aquariums. I personally attempt to tackle all of the most popular things to do in and around Vegas with the intent of sharing my experience with you.
Included in all of my reviews is an honest assessment of the experience, whether or not it was worth the money, and a ton of pictures so that you know what to expect inside. I share the good, the bad, and the ugly.
If you're looking for things to do in Las Vegas, scroll through the attractions below to see if anything catches your eye!
Brilliant! Jackpot Review at the Neon Museum - Take a Look!
Brilliant! Jackpot brings signs in The Neon Museum's North Gallery back to life with projection technology. The show is synched up to an audio/video presentation and is truly impressive.
Review of the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas
Located a short drive from the Strip, The Atomic Museum educates on the history of the Nevada Test Site and nuclear technology's history in the United States.
Maverick Helicopter Las Vegas Strip Tour Review - Worth It?
I hopped aboard a Maverick Helicopter tour of the Las Vegas Strip! Is it worth your time and money?
Allegiant Stadium Tour Review - What To Expect!
I recently participated in a tour of Allegiant Stadium, the home of the Las Vegas Raiders - Here's a full breakdown of my experience!
Review of The Punk Rock Museum in Las Vegas - Look Inside!
The Punk Rock Museum is located just off the Strip and is filled to the brim with hundreds, if not thousands, of artifacts that shaped the genre. Take a look inside!
SlotZilla Zipline Review (Upper Zoomline) - Worth the Money?
I took a rip on Las Vegas' best zipline, which sends riders roaring down the neon canyon of Fremont Street. See what it's like, here!
FlyLINQ Zipline Review - Is It Worth the Money?
FlyLinq is the only zipline on the Strip, cheaper than SlotZilla, and a strong value albeit a less scenic ride than you get downtown.
Review of High Roller Happy Half Hour - Is It Worth the Money?
I've taken 2 "Happy Half Hour" spins on the High Roller, which is an upgraded ticket that gives you access to an open bar during your ride. Is it worth the cash outlay?
High Roller Las Vegas Review - Worth Doing? What To Expect!
What to expect when taking a traditional ride on the High Roller Observation Wheel. Spoiler: Great views, quick lines, and a memorable experience.
Twilight Zone Mini Golf at Horseshoe Review - Look Inside!
Check out one of the few mini golf courses on the Las Vegas Strip - It's a visual stunner.
Topgolf Las Vegas Pricing, Menu, and Things To Do
You likely have a Topgolf in your hometown, but it's nothing like the one in Las Vegas. In addition to golf, this version has 5 bars, video poker, hundreds of TVs, and even a 2-level swimming pool.
Review of Zak Bagans' Haunted Museum in Las Vegas
You may know Zak from his hit TV show "Ghost Adventures". Well, he has a museum in Las Vegas where he displays his haunted "oddities" accumulated from around the world. If you have an interest in the paranormal and macabre, put this activity on your itinerary.
Shark Reef Aquarium Review - Take a Look Inside!
Walk below an oceanic oasis in the middle of the desert. The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay offers some stunning visuals, interactive exhibits, and opportunities to learn!
Review of the Hunger Games Exhibition at MGM Grand Las Vegas
Superfans of the Hunger Games franchise should consider stopping into the Hunger Games Exhibition at MGM Grand, which is home to props, costumes, and interactive activities. My favorite aspect of this attraction was the archery experience, which was intuitive, competitive, and fun!
Springs Preserve Las Vegas Review - Look Inside!
Springs Preserve is a collection of attractions that include a butterfly habitat, botanical garden, splash pad, playground, and 4 museum attractions that educate visitors about southern Nevada's history - Take a look!
Look Inside The Old Mormon Fort in Las Vegas - A $3 Attraction!
The Old Mormon Fort is where Las Vegas began. Now a State Park, guests can come to explore the city's origins and see the oldest standing structure in Nevada.
Things To Do at The Downtown Container Park - Look Inside!
The Container Park is a collection of shops, bars, and restaurants on Fremont Street near El Cortez. Check it out!
Eiffel Tower Experience Review - Las Vegas - Worth Visiting?
Take the elevator up to the top of Paris' mock Eiffel Tower, which provides stunning views of the Las Vegas Strip. Some of my best photos of Vegas were snapped here!
Red Rock Canyon From Las Vegas - My Day Trip Summary!
A short drive from the Strip, Red Rock Canyon is home to numerous hiking trails which range in difficulty from easy to challenging. Even if you choose not to hike, you're sure to be blown away by the natural beauty of the National Conservation Area.
St. Thomas Ghost Town From Las Vegas - What To Expect!
The St. Thomas ghost town site was abandoned when Lake Mead filled in behind the newly built Hoover Dam. For decades, the site sat 70 feet below the surface of the reservoir, however, the town has re-emerged as Lake Mead shrinks. Guests are now invited to wander through the ruins, which is an eerie experience.
Hoover Dam From Las Vegas - My Day Trip Summary!
Hoover Dam is an absolute marvel to see in person. I recently stopped by to explore the structure and took a guided tour (which I recommend!).
Valley of Fire From Las Vegas - My Day Trip Summary!
A short drive from Las Vegas, Valley of Fire State Park offers an abundance of mesmerizing visuals, hiking opportunities, and photo opportunities. Hiking enthusiasts should prioritize a visit.
Look Inside the Clark County Museum Near Las Vegas
The Clark County Museum educates visitors on the history of Southern Nevada, which ranges from the area's indigenous roots to today. "Can't miss" portions of the museum include the Ghost Town and Heritage Street - Take a Look!
Look Inside The Natural History Museum in Las Vegas!
The Natural History Museum in downtown Las Vegas has exhibits focused on dinosaurs, Nevada wildlife, African wildlife, geology, and marine life - Take a look inside!
Look Inside Ethel M's Chocolate Factory & Cactus Garden!
Ethel M's Chocolate Factory offers free self-guided tours daily, a sprawling gift shop, and a 3-acre cactus garden that gets into the holiday spirit!
Look Inside Hershey's Chocolate World in Las Vegas
Stocked with giant chocolates, a wall of kisses, and even candy bar branded apparel, Hershey's World is a must stop for those with a sweet tooth!
Things To Do In The Las Vegas Arts District
Often overlooked by tourists, the Las Vegas Arts District offers a distinct "non-Vegas" vibe and is loaded with dining options, breweries, art galleries, antique shops, and more.
Even as a non-shopper myself, I sincerely enjoyed the opportunities to explore the shops found in the Arts District.
Pinball Hall Of Fame in Las Vegas - Take a Look Inside!
Home to row after row of vintage pinball machines that span decades, the Pinball Hall of Fame is a cost-effective way to spend a few hours in Las Vegas!
Take a Look Inside Omega Mart at Area15
Omega Mart is the premier attraction within the Area15 complex and appears externally to be a simple supermarket... There is much more than meets the eye, however.
Review of Museum Fiasco's "Cluster" at Area15 - Look Inside!
Museum Fiasco "Cluster" is a choreographed light show at Area15 that is built to impress.
Review of Illuminarium at Area15 Las Vegas - Look Inside!
Illuminarium serves up educational video content using projection technology on 360-degree floor to ceiling screens. Take a peek inside the high-tech theater!
Review of Haley's Comet at Area15 - Is It Worth Riding?
A hang glider attraction at Area15, Haley's Comet sends riders on a loop around the sprawling complex's ceiling - Is it worth doing?
Review of Wink World at Area15 - Worth Doing?
Wink World is a visual attraction that offers "portals to the infinite". I recently swung by to gauge if it lived up to the hype.
Things To Do at Area15 in Las Vegas
What the heck is Area15? It's a question I get all the time - Let me take you inside one of the best non-gaming attractions in Las Vegas!
Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Las Vegas - Take a Look Inside!
Step inside the paintings of Van Gogh at Crystals in front of Aria. This 30-minute audio/visual presentation is sure to be of interest to the artistic folks among us.
STRAT SkyPod Observation Deck & Rides Review - Take a Look!
STRAT's SkyPod Observation Deck offers an unreal view of Las Vegas, and thrill seekers will love the 3 rides atop the tower that are as cost-effective as they are enjoyable.
Review of the Mob Museum in Las Vegas - Take a Look Inside!
Located steps away from the Fremont Street Experience, The Mob Museum provides an education on organized crime's impact on Las Vegas and the broader United States. I found it to be absurdly interesting, and well worth visiting.
FlyOver Las Vegas Review - Windborne - Worth The Money?
Strap into your seat and take a simulated flight over the western US, Canadian Rocky Mountains, or Iceland at FlyOver Vegas.
"Pawn Stars" Pawn Shop Review - Take a Look Inside!
If you enjoyed the hit History Channel show, you'll likely enjoy a visit to the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop in downtown Las Vegas. Although the shop is small and crowded, it's free to visit and an enjoyable diversion.
Review of Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in Las Vegas
Madame Tussauds at The Venetian has a wide assortment of celebrities and fictional characters on display in wax form. It's like 100 photo opportunities in 1.
Review of the Barbie Exhibition at Crystals Las Vegas
The history of the Barbie brand is recounted at this museum-like attraction at Crystals, which tracks the doll's metamorphosis over the decades.
Look Inside Princess Diana: A Tribute Exhibition - Las Vegas
Princess Diana: A Tribute Exhibition provides an in-depth education on Diana and the royal family as a whole with the aid of hundreds of artifacts from her life.
Review of Bodies... The Exhibition at Luxor - Look Inside!
Bodies... The Exhibition expertly explains how the human body works with the aid of full-body and partial-human-body specimens.
Review of Real Bodies at Horseshoe Las Vegas - Look Inside!
Real Bodies at Horseshoe leverages 200 partial and 20 full specimens to educate guests on the human body and its inner workings -
Take a look inside!
Titanic Artifact Exhibit at Luxor Las Vegas- Look Inside!
Easily one of my favorite attractions in Las Vegas, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition has hundreds of artifacts recovered from the wreck site on display. They also do a marvelous job of tying passenger stories into the presentation, highlighting the heaviness of the tragedy.
Review of Discovering King Tut's Tomb at Luxor Las Vegas
Follow the steps of Howard Carter's exploration of "The Boy King's" tomb. Although there are no authentic artifacts on display (which I found to be disappointing), the exhibit does a nice job of educating guests on ancient Egypt.
Look Inside the Bonanza Gift Shop in Las Vegas!
The Bonanza Gift Shop claims to be the "World's Largest" and I can confirm, it's sprawling. Packed with inexpensive gifts, souvenirs, and collectibles, Bonanza is a tourist attraction in and of itself!
I’m a former software salesman turned Vegas aficionado. While the craps table is my preferred habitat, I pull myself away to explore new attractions, shows, restaurants, and outdoor activities around Las Vegas with the intent of sharing my experiences.
Ultimately, I just want to help folks plan a better trip and save a few bucks in the process.