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Downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas

Known for Entertainment, Live Music and Dining

Step off the Strip and into the original and authentic heart of Las Vegas, where smoky bars, quirky museums and family-friendly attractions exist side by side. 

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Downtown Las Vegas is one of this lively city’s hippest places to visit. Stroll the streets and soak up the buzz of outdoor concerts, eat in one of the inexpensive but stylish restaurants or enjoy some real Vegas entertainment in the Fremont East District. Discover unusual museums, lounge in intimate cocktail bars or go in search of the largest golden nugget in existence.

The Mob Museum is one of the biggest draws of Downtown Las Vegas. Delve into the murky world of organized crime in the U.S. at this fascinating museum. Housed in a historic federal courthouse where mobsters were tried and condemned in the 1950s, it is filled with multimedia exhibits and interactive displays.

To experience the true, gritty Downtown Las Vegas, head to Fremont East District in the heart of the neighborhood. Here find comedy clubs and jazz nightclubs, with music and entertainment venues to suit all tastes. The Fremont Street Experience is a must-do. Be amazed at the free nightly shows which see 12.5 million lights and 550,000 watts of sound come together to create the Viva Vision extravaganza.

Head to the family-friendly Downtown Container Park for boutique shopping, dining and a children’s play area, all housed within stacks of shipping containers. Alternatively, peruse the works at the Arts Factory, where artists, architects, photographers and graphic designers display their creations.

For a true slice of Las Vegas eccentricity, visit the Golden Nugget, a luxury hotel and casino. Dare to enter the vast shark aquarium, indulge in the spa or simply view the biggest golden nugget in existence. It was found with a metal detector and weighs a whopping 61 pounds (28 kilograms).

Take advantage of the good public transportation connections to Downtown Las Vegas. If you’re driving, use the on-street or valet parking options. Enjoy the raucous bars and entertainment by leaving the car behind and heading off on foot.

Activities near Downtown Las Vegas

Go back to Las Vegas’s roots on legendary Fremont Street, now a pedestrian-only area with free nightly shows and special events.

Get a glimpse into the shady and sinister underworld of Sin City’s gangster roots at this unusual museum.

Have a go on the thrilling rides at the top of Las Vegas’s tallest structure, or just enjoy the stunning views.

One of the most famous hotels in Vegas, home to gorgeous botanical gardens, a unique glass sculpture and an elaborate nightly fountain show.

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Go for a free-wheeling spin on The High Roller, a sky-bound adventure that revolves up and around for unparalleled views of the bright lights and landmarks of the Strip. Climb into a glass capsule on the world’s tallest observation wheel for a 360-degree look at sprawling downtown Vegas and beyond.

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Leave the crowds and casinos behind and soar above the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Grand Canyon’s West Rim on this thrilling aerial tour. Scope out Vegas landmarks along the way, enjoy commentary from your guide, and take advantage of convenient transportation from your hotel.

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Embark on a memorable journey by air to the Grand Canyon. Hover above iconic sights of the area while listening to the interesting commentary through your headset. Set down in Hualapai Indian territory and savor a tasty glass of bubbly as you sit just above the roaring Colorado River.

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Combine a comfortable luxury coach tour with a helicopter flight on this full-day exploration of the western part of the Grand Canyon. Board a pontoon in the canyon to cruise down the Colorado River, and then drive along the canyon rim in a comfortable motor coach.

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From small aircraft, to helicopter—on-road to on-foot, this ultimate tour packs exquisite perspectives into a single Grand Canyon experience. Peer from cloud-level down to the raging Colorado River, and follow sandstone-lined trails to the region’s top vista viewpoints.

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Take flight from the helicopter terminal right off the Las Vegas Strip. Prepare for aerial views of the Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and the Las Vegas Strip before descending 3,200 feet (975 m) for a landing deep in the Grand Canyon for a champagne picnic lunch hosted by your pilot.

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Experience the Grand Canyon like never before with an excursion that takes you from the skies above to the waters of the Colorado River. You can admire the spectacular landscape by helicopter, cruise between the canyon walls by boat, and step out over the canyon rim with a visit to the Skywalk.

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The first stop is at The Hoover Dam where you can take fantastic pictures thanks to its wonderful views. Your trip continues with pleasant landscapes until you reach your next destination, a comfort stop near Kingman, Arizona.

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