Planning to arrive in Las Vegas a few days before POWER starts? Here are a few ideas of how to spend your time.
Free Day Excursions
Conservatory at Bellagio
Crafted by a team of 100 horticulturalists, the Bellagio’s
conservatory features elegant, elaborate arrangements of
plants and flowers in its bright, airy atrium.
Ethel M Chocolate Factory
Ethel M Chocolates panders to the sweet tooth in all of us.
Located seven miles from the Strip, its free admission
entices us to the factory, through which many a visitor goes
for a behind-the-scenes look at the candy-making (and
Lion Habitat at MGM Grand
One look into the MGM Grand’s lion habitat and you’ll be
hooked. The majestic cats command adoration whether
they’re chasing a large ball, licking their immense paws or
just lyin’ around.
Show in the Sky at the Rio
This sensual, yet upbeat production takes visitors on a journey
through the world’s greatest celebrations with energetic
dancers, exotic costumes and plenty of fun.
M&M’s World may be the most delicious attraction in Vegas.
It delivers four stories of colorful fun to the Showcase Mall,
offering a brilliant spectrum of the candy-coated treats and
various items, including everything from T-shirts and caps to
The Grand Canal Shoppes at the Venetian adds a little
‘Streetmosphere’ to the shopping experience, providing fun
and entertainment for all that visit.
Wildlife Habitat at the Flamingo
The Flamingo’s brilliant neon sign is undoubtedly one of the
most recognizable on the Strip. And visitors can take a closer
look at the creatures that inspired the bright display at the
hotel-casino’s very own wildlife habitat.
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
Featuring exhibitions of art and objects from all over the world,
the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art is sure to attract art lovers.
Las Vegas Mob Experience
Through authentic artifacts and state-of-the-art interactive
technology, discover the history of the Mafia that once ruled
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
Madame Tussauds features more than 100 exquisite wax
figures of the world’s most famous stars.
The open-air museum was created by the city of Las Vegas
to preserve and exhibit neon signs, the classic Las Vegas art
form. Each of the more than 150 signs in the collection tell a
unique story about who created it, what inspired it, where and
when it was made, and how it fits into the development of Las
Vegas and its rich history.
From interactive learning stations and an indoor flood exhibit
to the eight-acre botanical gardens and walking trails, Springs
Preserve celebrates the colorful nature of Las Vegas.
For the Thrill Seekers
Only in Vegas could you find America’s largest indoor theme
park encased beneath a five-and-a-half-acre glass dome,
complete with pink trim. The Adventuredome is exactly what
its name suggests—a thrill-seeker’s delight.
Soar off into space and be one with the astronauts as you’re
launched 160 feet in a mere 2.5 seconds at 45 mph, getting
a taste of weightlessness as 4 Gs of force lift you literally off your seat.
Bootleg Canyon Flightlines at Fremont Street Experience
We bet you never experienced a zipline ride like this before:
Get a thrilling aerial view of Fremont Street Experience by
soaring 800 feet along the Viva Vision canopy, with speeds
up to 30 miles per hour.
Insanity - The Ride
Extending 64 feet over the north edge of the tower, Insanity-
The Ride spins passengers at up to three Gs. And as the
speed increases, up to 10 riders are pulled out in “escape
proof” seats to an angle of 70 degrees, with nothing to look
at but the Las Vegas Strip more than 900 feet below.
The Roller Coaster at New York-New York
This state-of-the-art roller coaster, located right on the
Las Vegas Strip, incorporates high velocity and inversions,
including a unique heartline twist and dive.