Las Vegas never fails to surprise us with its exceptional charm and mesmerizing beauty, people may take it just as a gambling zone but here you go, the city has a lot, I repeat A LOT other mind blowing stuff to do. Out of which, these are the top 8 things that you can do only in Las Vegas than in any other city.
Explore the totally unearthly rock formations
People who visit Las Vegas are definitely familiar with the Red Rock Canyon, which offers great hiking option and is an answer to the impudent strip; an hour away is the Valley of Fire State Park which is popularly home to some of the otherworldly rock formations like the Elephant Rick, Fire Wave and Arch Rock.
*Spend a day appreciating its formations and have lunch treat have some great memories.
Kayak around the Hoover Dam
The Colorado River obstructed by the Hoover Dam, whose sight is enough to get astonished. You can take a walking tour around it but best would be to paddle around at its bottom or take any of the kayak tours to explore its exuberance.
Pro tip* enter the sauna cave right at the Black Canyon and dip in the hot spring.
Culture exploration – 18b Arts District
Not all Vegas is about being a sin city, it has some soulful attachment with some mind boggling culture entities, visit the 18b Arts District and experience it yourself. It has a wide mixture of stores, studios and art galleries, highlight of which are the evening festival comprising of music, art and food taking around the street.
Be foodie at the Cosmopolitan
Naming Cosmopolitan a restaurant’s name won’t narrow your choices to dine in at the Vegas, for sure, but Cosmopolitan has something than other restaurants of Vegas may or may not have. It has more high class eating options, the celebrity chefs cooked cuisines is simply marvellous, the chopped pork are deliciously and cannot be found anywhere else. Moreover, it’s unlike other buffets of Vegas.
Do the obvious – visit Casino El Corte
Definitely it is one of the 8 things that you can do only in Las Vegas than in any other city, considered as old school Vegas, Casino El Corte is a cheaper option to lose all if you wish to. It was voted as the Best Locals’ hotel in 2014, however the rooms and ambiance is not as flashy as the name promises but it’s a pure heaven for those who want to go hand in hand with luxury and budget.
Soak yourself in hot spring
Vegas is home to some of the best hot spring baths, technically, the only way to reach there is by paddling a kayak or by hiking. Physically active people may find it adventurous and would love to experience, trust me its worth an effort.
*Pro Tip: don’t just accidently sip up the hot spring water, no nothing bad, its just that you may die, Thank you!
Get attacked by the Zombies at the Zombie Apocalypse Store
You can actually buy anything you need to survive at the end of your life; you can buy variety of guns, swords, ninja stars, zombie survival books and gas masks. The store also has the zombie dolls for you, don’t know if you need it but it’s quiet pretty, though they are human sized but still. [Buy me one if you go please]
Tour around the Neon Boneyard
The eight things on our life of 8 things that you can do only in Las Vegas than in any other city is to explore the Neon Boneyard; it’s filthy, but it’s awesome, the tag line says it’s a place where the signs go to die. The neon signs are pretty much part of the unusual landscape of Vegas as strips and slot machines. It is now renamed as the Neon Museum though the half side of the museum is still under construction, but never mind, the place is pitch perfect if you wish to burst your Instagram with some unique snaps.