Las Vegas is often referred to as the entertainment capital of the world. There is always something to do. Some people visit Las Vegas for the gambling or the buffets but did you know about all of the unique activities you can do in Las Vegas?
1. Jump off the Stratosphere
Adrenaline junkies out there rejoice. You can jump from the 108th floor of the Stratosphere at SkyJump.
2. See a Broadway Show
The Las Vegas strip is home to many Cirque Du Soleil shows but Broadway can also be found in Las Vegas at The Smith Center. The traveling Broadway shows at The Smith Center only stay for a few weeks so make plans in advance.
3. Ride a Train
Located in Boulder City, The Nevada Southern Railway has train rides every weekend. They have a dining car and an open air car if you want to enjoy the scenery during your train ride.
4. Swim with Dolphins
Dolphins probably don’t come to mind when you think about Las Vegas. The Secret Garden at the Mirage allows visitors to swim with dolphins. You can also do yoga with dolphins, pain with dolphins or become a trainer for a day. Not feeling that adventurous? You can buy a pass to just explore the habitat at your own leisure.
5. Drive a Bulldozer
Just off the Las Vegas strip is a unique place where you can live out your childhood dreams of driving a bulldozer or excavating a trench. Dig This allows you to play with real construction equipment. Las Vegas really is the home of unique experiences.
6. Kill Zombies
At Adventure Combat Ops you and your group will enter the zombie apocalypse but will you be able to escape? Test your skill, call of duty style and shoot as many zombies as you can, locate all of the intel and get out alive.
7. Escape the Zombie Apocalypse
So maybe a call of duty style shoot out isn’t quite your style. At Escape or Die you and your friends are locked into a room where you have to solve clues to escape the zombie apocalypse.
8. Zipline across the Desert
The scenic zipline at Bootleg Canyon is offered up by FlightLinez. Zipline across the desert for stunning views of Las Vegas and the native desert wildlife.
9. Fly a Plane
Yep, you can fly a plane across the Las Vegas desert with absolutely no experience. At Sky Combat Ace you choose from several different packages to suit your own preference. You can become an air acrobat or a fighter pilot with their unique packages.
10. Get a Dole Whip
The Dole Whip is a Disney cult favorite. This sweet, frozen treat is made from pineapple soft serve ice cream and it’s come to Las Vegas. There are several dole whips popping up all over Las Vegas but our favorite is at Pineapple Park. Pineapple Park is serving up some a delicious take on this classic treat.
11. Become a Pinball Wizard
The Pinball Hall of Fame is one of the best places to go in Vegas for cheap, family-friendly fun. The 10,000 square foot museum is full of playable pin ball machines that only cost 1-2 quarters.
12. See E.T. (maybe)
We’ve all heard the rumors about Area 51. PlaneXV has a unique UFO sightseeing tour. You never know what you may see on this tour.
13. Race an Exotic Car
Experience the excitement and adrenaline of racing one of the most exotic super cars in the world at Dream Racing. You will be put behind the wheel of a luxury super car for a few laps around the track.
14. Feed a Lion
Just south of the Las Vegas strip there is a unique lion habitat. You can book a private tour at The Lion Habitat Ranch and feed the amazing animals that call it home.
15. Explore a Chocolate Factory Just Like Willy Wonka
Who doesn’t love chocolate? At the Ethel M Chocolate Factory in Henderson you can take a self-guided tour of the factory or sign up for a chocolate tasting.
16. Slide Through a Shark Tank
The Golden Nugget is home to a 200,00 gallon shark tank that is equipped with a three story water slide. This unique slide goes right through the middle of the shark tang and is called the shark chute. The Shark Chute at Golden Nugget is one of the most unique pools in the world.
Bonus: Control the Bellagio Fountains
If money is no object, you can control the Bellagio Fountains for a mere $250,000. This unique experience is something you will only find in Las Vegas and in true Vegas style, it doesn’t come cheap. You will get a shiny gold box with a red button that will allow you to start the Bellagio Fountains.
Las Vegas is truly a unique place to visit. You really can do just about anything you can think of in Las Vegas.