Don't Miss These 12 Experiences in Las Vegas

Must-see shows, meals, attractions, and more

With so many options in Las Vegas, it might prove difficult to figure out just what to do. Where Las Vegas talked to concierges about some of the things that their guests request to see or do over and over again, spanning shows, restaurants, attractions and nightlife. Here's what they had to say. 

Le Rêve: The Dream

This over-the-top aquatic wonder conveys the surreal nature of dreams.  Its finale features a dance and light spectacular with 172 high-powered fountains, 116 fire-shooting devices and sensuous dance sequences. Le Rêve: The Dream, Wynn Las Vegas, 702.770.9966

The Beatles LOVE

This stunning spectacle from Cirque Du Soleil introduces you to the colorful characters found in The Beatles’ music. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr all make an appearance in this 90-minute show. Even some of the acts come in quartets, just like the band. The Beatles LOVE, The Mirage, 702.792.7777

Donny & Marie

She’s a little bit country; he’s a little bit rock n roll.  This brother-and-sister act showcases dance, comedy and multiple genres of music while they still poke fun at each other like siblings often do. Fans hear hits such as “Puppy Love,” “Paper Roses,” “Morning Side of the Mountain,” “I’m Leavin’ It (All) Up To You” and “Soldier of Love,” along with their chart-topping duet, “A Beautiful Life.”  Donny & Marie, Flamingo, 702.733.3333

Bazaar Meat by José Andrés

Spanish chef José Andrés shows off his prowess with all things meat at this decadent restaurant. Foie gras, caviar, Kobe beef and even a whole suckling pig make the menu. Do sit at Bar Centro for a cocktail, oysters and a gazpacho shot before dining. Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, SLS Las Vegas, 702.761.7610


A four-level food, entertainment and sporting playhouse, this attraction and golfer’s paradise features 108 climate-controlled hitting bays on three levels, five bar experiences, a menu of chef-driven creations, two pools, private cabanas and oh-so much more. Topgolf, MGM Grand, 702.933.8458

Maverick Helicopter Tours

Offers VIP-level service from two locations: Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. Enjoy the comforts of the Eco-Star helicopter, which features individual leather, theater-style seating, extended leg room and outstanding visibility. Tour the Strip at dusk, visit the Grand Canyon and more. Maverick Helicopter Tours, 888.261.4414

The Neon Museum

The Neon Museum preserves Las Vegas’ rich history through one of its most iconic art forms: the neon sign. This two-acre, outdoor museum is home to more than 200 neon signs dating from the 1930s to present day with nine that have been fully restored. The Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. N., 702.387.6366

The Mob Museum

Explore more than 100 years of organized crime history. High-tech theater presentations, hundreds of artifacts and interactive exhibits.  The Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave., 702.229.2734

Joe's Stone Crab

This airy, upscale-casual Forum Shops eatery offers high-end surf ‘n’ turf. Must-orders here include Florida Stone crab and Key lime pie for lunch and dinner. Sit on the indoor patio for some serious people-watching. Joe’s Stone Crab, Forum Shops at Caesars, 702.792.9222

Bacchanal Buffet

Las Vegas features more than 70 buffets, but Bacchanal at Caesars Palace features nine show kitchens, 500 daily dishes and views of the pool. Look for small dishes alongside made-to-order stations. Don’t skip dessert, which has its own section. Bacchanal Buffet, Caesars Palace, 702.731.7928

Alexxa's Bar

Sip on nine sangrias on the outdoor patio overlooking the Strip at Alexxa’s Bar, sitting right next door to Hexx Kitchen & Bar at Paris. Can’t decide on a drink? Order a flight of three drinks to sample hops and barley, infused and crushed grapes creations.  Or grab a group to order punch bowls meant to be shared. Alexxa’s Bar, Paris, 702.331.5100


A Miami Beach vibe takes over Omnia, the huge nightclub at Caesars Palace. Top 40 and hip-hop deejays such as Lil Jon, Nervo, Kaskade, Calvin Harris and Zedd man the decks in the main room, but guests can head over to the more laid-back Heart of Omnia. A patio with a vibe all its own overlooks the Strip. Omnia, Caesars Palace, 702.785.6200

Susan Stapleton
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