- Take a photo at the Las Vegas Sign
Where else? A visit to Las Vegas is incomplete if you don’t do this! And it doesn’t cost a penny. Make your way to the famous sign, take out your camera and go click-click. You may spot a dude roaming around in a Big Bird costume, or an Elvis lookalike. They may ask you to pose with them — they will expect a tip for the same.
- Relive rock history at the Hard Rock Café
This is for all the fans of rock music. A typical Hard Rock Café anywhere in the world has a few records and guitars. However, that is not the case with the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino at Las Vegas. Just taking a walk through the lobby is like taking a lesson in the history of rock music.
- See flamingos at the Flamingo
If you are visiting the Flamingo hotel in Las Vegas, you have to see the wildlife habitat as well. Spread over 15 acres, it is home to not only Flamingos — the birds after which it is named — but also turtles, exotic birds and Koi fish. The highlight, of course, is the pack of flamingos bought in from Chile! They usually hang out at the waterfall.
- Visit the Bound for some free drinks
The best bar in Las Vegas is easily found at the Cromwell Hotel. Known as the Bound, it has Salvatore Calabrese as the bartender. He is a famous mixologist who mixes drinks like only he can. He is available on Fridays and Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can try his sample drinks for completely free.
- Visit CBS Television City for exciting new pilots
Imagine having the future of CBS in your hands. The CBS Television City is located inside the MGM Grand. It is mainly for research purposes and you can watch pilots which are being considered by networks. You can watch the shows and give your feedback afterwards.
- Take a hike at the Red Rock Canyon
There is definitely more to Las Vegas than dazzling neon lights. There is also an abundance of spectacular nature. The Red Rock Canyon is located in southern Nevada. Covered with towering sandstone cliffs, it stands out for its landscape at the western border of the Vegas Valley. The visitors’ center is located about 30 minutes away from the strip.
- Ride to a strip club in a limo
A few strip clubs like Treasures and Spearmint Rhino offer complimentary limousine rides. They will not only pick you up, but will also get you inside the clubs for free! And what is the best thing about it? There is no catch!
- See the circus for free at the Circus Circus
The Circus Circus includes everything from aerial acrobats to trapeze artists. They take the stage twice a day and are completely free to watch. There are also clowns. Yes, actually funny clowns.
- Attend a free yoga session at the The Red Rock Resort and Green Valley Ranch
The Red Rock Resort and Green Valley Ranch has the most beautiful swimming pool in the Strip. Every month, the resort hosts a yoga session that is completely free to attend. All you need to do is to show up by 7 p.m. You will be given a pair of headphones and asked to take your place. You are expected to take a yoga mat with you of course. The yoga sessions are conducted on the second Thursday of every month.
- Take a spin class for free at the XCYCLE Las Vegas at Boca Park
This is not your average spinning class. The XCYCLE Las Vegas at Boca Park is more like biking and partying! It has very fast paced music, super fit instructors and dazzling lights. There is an indoor cycling center which is frequented by the likes of Britney Spears. It just got even better, didn’t it?
- Take part in First Friday at the Downtown Arts District
On the first Friday of every month, a party takes place at the Downtown Arts District. It is known as ‘First Friday’ and is a very lively and energetic party. The whole idea is to check out the various exhibits along with a lot of drinks. And it is completely free!
- Watch the ‘Fall of Atlantis‘ at the Caesars Palace
The Fall of Atlantis is a show which is played throughout the day at the Forum Shops. These shops make up a mall which is connected to Caesars Palace. The show combines giant dragons, fountains and raging flames. It is lively enough to bring energy to your shopping trip! You are bound to enjoy it, more so because that’s the only free bit in the mall!
- Watch a volcano erupt at the Mirage
The Mirage can be best described as a mega resort. It not only stands out because of its massive size, but also because of its unique attractions. One of them is the replica of a volcano right out at the front. Anybody walking on the sidewalk can watch it erupt and even produce fake lava! The fireball show is set to music by Zakir Hussain and Mickey Hart. Shows are on at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. every day.
- Visit Bellagio’s Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
One of the biggest reasons the Bellagio remains the most crowded is its beautifully laid-out Botanical Gardens. The exhibits change according to season. These exhibits take up all the space in an atrium, reaching almost 50 feet in height. It remains crowded throughout the year, so be prepared to wiggle your way through the crowd.
- Watch the Bellagio fountains
The fountains at Bellagio are completely free to watch and admire. The way they move and swirl, they almost seem to have a life of their own. Just gather at the lake right at the front of the massive resort and watch them. Gape in awe as you watch as many as 1200 nozzles shoot up water up in the air. Along with the shooting water, there are 4500 lights also in sync! And that’s not all. The whole spectacle is accompanied by music! You can catch a show every 30 minutes in the afternoon and every 15 minutes during the night.
- Walk down Fremont St
Fremont Street is the place to go if you are feeling down and lethargic. The highlight of the Fremont Street Experience is the light and music show that runs every hour on the hour from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. The video screen is actually a canopy of LED lights that is suspended 90 feet above the ground in a pedestrian mall. It is 1500 feet long and 90 feet wide, with 12.5 million LED lights, making it the largest such screen in the world. Other than the Viva Vision Light Show, the mall area has many street performers, antique stores, souvenir stores, and casinos to keep you engaged. This is the busiest stretch of the street and is free throughout the year. The only time you need to pay admission charges is on New Year’s Eve.
Originally posted 2017-09-20 14:21:22.