1. Botanical Cactus Garden
Check out this 4-acre Botanical Cactus Garden. It is home to over 300 different kinds of Cactus plants and is one of the world’s largest collectors of plants. When you’re in the desert, see some desert things. You know you want too.
2. Check out a tour of the Zappos office
You can take a tour of the huge and awesome Zappos office in downtown Las Vegas. They have a bunch of different tour options that people come from all over the world to take. So if you’re in the area, you don’t want to miss out.
3. Eat Hawaiian food
4. Meet the MGM Lions
The Lion Habitat Ranch is where the MGM lions live. There used to be a lion exhibit at the MGM Grand but this is their permanent residence. The ranch is home to 45 lions and is spread out over 7 acres. You can even feed them if you’d like.
5. Go to The Laundry Room
Trust us. This place is a cool spot. Going to The Laundry Room is like traveling back in time. To get inside you need to text a secret code that often changes and once you do get inside, you’ll completely forget you’re in Las Vegas. The vibe is an intimate lounge feel with live piano music on Saturday nights.
6. Treat yourself to a DOLE WHIP!
Remember these things? They used to only be available at Disneyland or Walt Disney World but now you can enjoy them in the Disneyland for adults, LAS VEGAS!! A Dole Whip is a soft serve frozen desert and it looks tasty AF. Check out the Pineapple Park website to get more info.
7. Kick it at First Friday
First Friday in Las Vegas is a monthly event that locals and tourists love. The event has art, food trucks, and entertainment. You have to check it out.
Go to In-N-Out – DUH. Generally, as a rule in life, when you’re in a city where you can eat at In-N-Out, you definitely eat at In-N-Out.
9. Go flying…kind of
If you’re in Las Vegas and want to do something totally different, you have to check out Flyboard Las Vegas. You’ll get the chance to feel like a superhero. This is located only about 30 minutes from the strip. There is also a bunch of cool shops and restaurants around the lake.
10. Valley of Fire State Park
Sure, you can hike close to downtown Vegas, but you could also drive about hour out to the Valley of Fire State Park. There is amazing hiking and awesome rock formations that you don’t want to miss.
11. Take a quick dip in a natural hot spring
If you’re all the way out in the desert of Las Vegas you don’t want to miss out on this opportunity. Hot springs are the perfect thing after a hike!
12. Go Zip lining at Bootleg Canyon.
These zip lines are amazing! You can reach speeds up to 60 miles per hour and it doesn’t look like anything could be more fun.