Contrary to popular belief, Las Vegas is more than just luxurious resorts, infinite dining options, and lots of gambling. We have a ton of other things for you to see and do while indulging your curiosity, and stimulating your mind!
Please Note: This list is being put together “Post Covid Lockdowns”
Free Things to See and Do On or Near The Las Vegas Strip
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens – Bellagio Resort
With five rotating displays throughout the year, the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden is a free attraction you can return to again and again. The 14,000-square-foot indoor space is filled with ever-changing floral shows that take botanicals to imaginative heights.
Carol Shelby Heritage Center/Museum – Close to South Strip
Coca Cola Store Las Vegas – Near MGM
Bring the whole family to the two-story Coca-Cola Store and be immersed in all things cola. The giant, glass Coke bottle outside and the Coca-Cola Bear inside both make for fun photo-ops that you can snap on your phone or pay a little extra for a printed and branded photo with the bear.
Count’s Kustoms – Near the Strip
Flamingo Wildlife Habitat – Flamingo Resort
Nature aficionados and kids will love the Flamingo Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino. The lush outdoor space within the hotel grounds features a flock of Chilean flamingos along with parrots available for pictures, and multiple water features with waterfalls, turtles, koi fish, swans, ducks, and more. Watch the habitats’ two brown pelicans get fed at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily.
Fountains of Bellagio – Bellagio Resort
The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace
Get a taste of the high life at The Forum Shops at Caesars, an indoor mall within Caesars Palace where you can window shop top luxury brands. You’ll be transported to another world as you walk the opulent setting featuring Roman architectural details such as marble columns, statues, fountains, and a barrel-vaulted ceiling that changes colors just like the sky. Don’t miss the Fall of Atlantis show every hour beginning at 11 a.m.
Hershey’s Chocolate World – New York New York Resort
Hollywood Car Museum – Near Strip
Lake of Dreams at Wynn Las Vegas
Enjoy complimentary entertainment every night at the Wynn via the Lake of Dreams, a spectacle of lights and sound using the lake’s 20,000 square feet of surface and a 40-foot waterfall to serve as the visual focal point for giant puppets and massive robots – and a 23-foot head that emerges from the water.
Linq Promenade & Experience – (shopping optional!)
Beyond the High Roller, the highest observation wheel in the world, The LINQ Promenade + Experience has plenty more to see and do. Stroll along the promenade and step into 3-D murals for a mind-bending photo, catch the choreographed light show that spans several promenade features, and watch the free live entertainment taking place most nights.
Step into the colorful world of candy-coated chocolate at M&M’s World, where you can explore four levels of the beloved treat, snap pictures with the many life-size M&M’s character displays, interact with the occasional mascot and, best of all, watch the free 3-D movie.
The Volcano at The Mirage
Flames, smoke, water, and urgent drumbeats combine to form the multiple nightly eruptions of The Volcano at The Mirage. The free show has been shooting fire into the sky for 30 years and is a Las Vegas favorite.
Pinball Hall of Fame – Free (play the machines extra) and is located across from the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign
The Park Las Vegas
Take a walk in The Park and experience all the expansive outdoor dining and entertainment the district has to offer. Located between New York-New York and Park MGM, you’ll find loads of casual restaurants and bars, live bands, special events, and stunning art sculptures. Meander between the water walls and snap a perfectly situated selfie with the 40-foot-tall sculpture, Bliss Dance.
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign
Whether you stop by the Welcome to Las Vegas sign when you first arrive, during your visit, or on your way home, this is a must-stop photo op. If you’ve visited in the past, you’ll enjoy the now safer, easier access to the sign with dedicated parking and crosswalks. Get those smiles and funny poses ready!
Ticketed Things to See and Do on or Near the Las Vegas Strip
Adventuredome – Circus Circus Resort
Big Apple Rollercoaster – New York New York Resort
High Roller Observation Wheel – Linq Promenade
Marvel Adventure S.T.A.T.I.O.N – Treasure Island Resort
Shark Reef Aquarium – Mandalay Bay Resort
National Atomic Testing Museum – On Flamingo, East of the Strip
The Neon Museum – Also known as the “Neon Boneyard” Museum with a lot of the original Las Vegas neon signs
The Mob Museum -downtown Las Vegas
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