The Prettiest Views in Las Vegas

Head to One of These Restaurants with a Stunning View of the City

No trip to Las Vegas is complete without taking in the views of the Strip and surrounding mountains. To the west, see the Spring Mountains and the Red Rock Range while the Sheep Range sits to the north/northwest. More due north is the Las Vegas Range, while Sunrise and Frenchman Mountains, divided by a pass, capture the sun as it rises in the east. Southeast of the basin, separating some Henderson, sits the North McCullough Range and more due south from the basin lies the South McCullough Range a bit further away. But where to get a panoramic view of these natural wonders? These six places let you see the beauty of the Las Vegas Valley.

Stratosphere

Head to the top of the tallest freestanding observation tower in United States at 1,149 feet for spectacular 360-degree views of the city. Want more than a view? The thrill rides at the top offer an exciting way to scream and take in the views, while Top of the Tower has a more luxurious revolving view of the city with gourmet food. Stratosphere, 702.380.7777 

Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas

Eiffel Tower

Head up 46 floors to the top of the replica Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas for 360-degree views of the city. The half-scale version of the Paris original features ambassadors who can point out Las Vegas landmarks by day or night. Double the romance with dinner a few stories down at the 11th floor Eiffel Tower Restaurant with its French fare and views of the Fountains at Bellagio. Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas, 888.727.4758

Voodoo Steakhouse

On the 50th floor of Rio, Voodoo Steakhouse combines stunning views, steaks and a little romance. A floor above sits the nightclub with a staircase that leads up to the outside patio. Voodoo Steakhouse at the Rio, 702.777.7800

Apex Social Club

Apex Social Club

On the 55th floor of the Palms, the new Apex Social Club lets guests unwind with a cocktail and a 360-degree view. Head to the patio, or take in the views in the lounge with its floor-to-ceiling windows. Or for a different approach, take in the humanoid sculptures from Dustin Yellin made of collages laid in glass. Apex Social Club at the Palms, 702.944.5980

Binion’s Steakhouse

Top of Binion’s Steakhouse sits atop Binion’s Gambling Hall on the 24th floor with its view of the city to the south. Order steaks aged for 28 days or the enormously popular chicken-fried lobster. But go at sunset and watch the city turn from day to neon. Top of Binion’s Steakhouse, 702.382.1600

Skyfall Lounge

Skyfall Lounge

Head up to the 64th floor of the Delano for some of the most spectacular views of the Las Vegas Strip. Skyfall Lounge features a panoramic overlook of the city from a patio or inside, as well as a happy hour while the sun sets. Skyfall Lounge, Delano, 877.632.5400

Foundation Room

Head to the 63rd floor at Mandalay Bay to hang in the House of Blues’ Foundation Room. Pick from one of seven rooms to sit in and then look north at the Strip. While the Foundation Room is a private club, diners get free admission. Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay, 702.632.7601

Susan Stapleton
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