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100 Things To Do In Las Vegas (That Don’t Involve Gambling) – Part 4

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Welcome to the final installment of my 100 things to do in Las Vegas post. I had to split the post into 4 because it was so big it wouldn’t load!

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100 things to do in Las Vegas – part 4

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76) Skydive Las Vegas

Got introduced to the sky today. There's nothing like it😜🤘🏻#skydive

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Skydive Las Vegas is Nevada’s premier professional skydiving facility, dedicated to providing the first time jumper with the most incredible experience of their lives. At Skydive Las Vegas, you’ll free fall at 120 + MPH and enjoy incredible views of Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, the Colorado River, the Las Vegas Strip, Valley of Fire, Red Rock Canyon and Mt. Charleston.

Prices:
Tandem dive: from $229 (holiday special) – $299
Pictures: $69
Video: $99
Pictures & video: $129

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77) Throw Axes at Axe Monkeys

Axe Monkeys has 23 indoor axe throwing lanes, where you can learn to throw from the Axe Monkey trainers, practice and have fun. Having a bad day? Axe Monkeys also has Las Vegas’s very first smash therapy  room – Come in and rage your troubles away!

Prices:
1 hour: $25 per adult
2 hours: $40 per adult

Opening times:
Sunday – Thursday 10am-10pm
Friday, Saturday 10am-12am

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78) Get ready for the Zombie Apocalypse at Adventure Combat Ops

Adventure Combat Ops is a 1.5 hour, live action attraction. Our 40,000 square feet “Call of Duty” type indoor facility fully immerses you into an alternative world of sights, sounds, smells, lights and other mind blowing special effects.

Prices: from $119.99 per person

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79) Las Vegas Motor Speedway

🔥🔥🔥

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Located in Clark County about 15 miles northeast of the Las Vegas Strip, is a 1,200-acre complex of multiple tracks for motorsports racing. Take a track tour, drive your dream car, take part in a drag race or just sit back and enjoy some NASCAR racing.

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Shop ’til you drop:

 

80) Las Vegas South Premium Outlets

Las Vegas South Premium Outlets® offers more than 145 outlet stores including Michael Kors, Coach, Movado, Armani Exchange, Polo Ralph Lauren, and many more. The outlet is a wonderful climate controlled indoor mall with additional shopping choices outside in our promenade.

Opening times:
Mon – Weds: 9am – 9pm
Thursday: 9am – 12am
Friday: 12am – 10pm
Saturday: 8am – 10pm
Sunday: 9am – 8pm

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Involves alcohol:

 

81) CraftHaus Brewery

Enjoy, sip and share, it’s time well spent. CraftHaus has a core range of beers and a rotating selection of single batch, seasonal and special one-off batches for the Las Vegas community. They offer a taproom for you to enjoy your locally brewed craft beer where you are able to view the working brewery and fermentation from the large viewing windows.

Opening times:
Brewery tour: Sat 11am, $10 per person
Taproom: 
Mon, Wed, Thurs: 5pm – 10pm
Friday: 2pm – 12am
Saturday: 12pm – 12am
Sunday: 12pm – 8pm

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82) Las Vegas Distillery

Las Vegas Distillery is the first distillery in Nevada after Prohibition, which ended in 1933, and the only craft spirits manufacturer in the Las Vegas Valley. All the spirits are made in-house. Taste the spirits, fill your own barrel of whiskey, have your own event here. You will not be disappointed.

Distillery tour: 1 hour long, $15 per person
Tuesday – Friday: 3 pm
Saturday: 12 pm, 2 pm and 4 pm

Distillery tasting: 20 minutes long, from $5 with tour ticket
Tuesday – Friday: 4 pm
Saturday: 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm

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All you can eat:

 

83) Blackout – Dining in the Dark

BLACKOUT Dining in the Dark will take you on the most unique sensory journey you have ever experienced. When the sense of touch, hearing, taste and smell are heightened, food, drinks and dinner conversation become a brand new adventure. Eating in the dark at BLACKOUT allows for an extraordinary culinary experience time and time again.

Prices:
Lunch $44.95 per person (four courses)
Dinner $64.95 per person (six courses)

Opening times: Daily 12pm – 11pm

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84) Ethel M Chocolate Factory

Go and experience a completely new Ethel M Chocolates experience at the freshly remodeled chocolate factory. Experience the new completely redesigned tasting room, chocolate demonastrations, and visit the self-guided tour aisle. Whilst you are there don’t forget to take a walk in the breathtaking Botanical Cactus Garden.

Price: FREE

Opening times: Daily 8am – 10pm

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Further Afield – Rent a Car

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85) Take a day trip to the Grand Canyon

Priceless.. #grandcanyonsouthrim #grandcanyonviews

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You cannot take a trip to Las Vegas and not visit the Grand Canyon! Take a quick day trip or stop over for a few nights, this amazing canyon should not be missed. Unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms decorate the canyon that is 277 river miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and a mile deep.

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86) Visit the Hoover Dam

A National Historic Landmark, Hoover Dam is the highest concrete dam in the Western Hemisphere, standing at more than 725 feet above the Colorado River. With 17 generators producing 4 billion kilowatts of electricity a year, it also is one of the country’s largest hydroelectric power facilities.

Prices:
Visitor centre: $10 per person
Power plant tour (includes visitor center): $15 per adult
Hoover dam tour (includes visitor center & power plant): $30 per person
Parking garage: $10

Opening times: 9am – 5pm

Tickets must be purchased at the visitor center on the day. Hoover dam tours are first come first served until sold out.

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87) Check out Seven Magic Mountains

This multi-coloured art installation is sure to make you smile, comprised of seven towers of colorful, stacked boulders standing more than thirty feet high. The ‘mountains’ were created by internationally renowned Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone and are located near Jean Dry Lake and Interstate 15, approximately ten miles south of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Price: FREE

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88) Visit a Drive In Theatre at West Wind

Want to experience a unique and historic slice of Americana? Head over to the West Wind Drive-In to experience a great movie along with yummy snacks and game filled arcades.

Prices: $7.50 per person

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89) Visit the Spring Mountains Recreational Area & Mt. Charleston Wilderness Area

The Mt. Charleston Wilderness Area is an excellent place to relax year-round, but especially during the summer months as temperatures tend to be significantly cooler due to the higher elevation. The rugged mountain scenery can be enjoyed with a relaxing drive, or a hike on the 40 miles of hiking trails.

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90) Hike the Historic Railroad Trail

Just 30 miles from Las Vegas, near Boulder City, this 3.7 mile gravel trail hugs the hills on the southern shoreline of vast Lake Mead. It offers panoramic views of the manmade lake and snakes through five railroad tunnels on its way toward Hoover Dam.

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91) Visit the Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

Considered to be one of the greatest records of Ice Age fossils in the entire world, Tule Springs spans over 22,650 acres of land, just 20 miles north of the famed Las Vegas Strip.

Prices: FREE

Opening times: Daylight hours only

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92) Take a road trip to Death Valley

The largest national park outside of Alaska, Death Valley is an almost unfathomable place. The park’s 3.3 million acres encompass mountain-size sand dunes, below-sea-level salt flats, mysterious singing rocks, and colorful sandstone canyons. It is the hottest and driest place in America, with summer temperatures peaking above 120 F°/49°C, and average rainfall of 2 inches/5 cm per year.

Prices: Vehicle pass $25 for 7 days

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93) Visit a Gold Mine at Eldorado Canyon

#nelsongosttown #lasvegas #eldoradogoldmine #nevada

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Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours is based in Eldorado Canyon at the historical Techatticup Mine. It’s the oldest, richest and most famous gold mine in Southern Nevada, located just 45 minutes from the Strip in Las Vegas.

Prices: $12.50 per adult

Tour times: 9am, 12pm, 2pm
Reservations required, call 702-291-0026

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94) Hike to the hot springs at Goldstrike Canyon

Gold Strike Canyon Hot Springs is about an hour from the Las Vegas Strip, just outside Boulder City. The hike descends 600 feet into a spectacularly scenic canyon an promises rewarding hot springs. Visitors must first navigate through 8 rope courses that weave in and out of house-sized boulders. This hike is definitely not for the feint of heart.

Note: Closed annually May 15th – September 30th due to extreme temperatures

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95) Do Stand up Paddle Boarding at Lake Las Vegas

Relax on Lake Las Vegas and do some Stand up Paddle Boarding. It’s easy to learn and a great core body workout, win win!

Prices from $30 for a 1 hour rental

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96) Visit the Valley of Fire State Park

Fire is for Fridays 🔥

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World-renowned for its 40,000 acres of bright red Aztec sandstone outcrops nestled in gray and tan limestone, Valley of Fire State Park contains ancient, petrified trees and petroglyphs dating back more than 2,000 years. The park has many intriguing trails to tempt hikers.

Prices: Day use $10 per vehicle

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97) Road trip to Red Rock Canyon

There is something for everyone at Red Rock Canyon, just a few miles west of Las Vegas. A 13 mile Scenic Drive, 26 different hikes and trails, climbing and biking opportunities as well as camping!

Prices: 1 day entry $7 per vehicle

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98) Take a drive on the Extraterrestrial Highway

Also known as Nevada State Route 375, this 98-mile stretch of road has long been known for alien sightings. It is one of the quirkiest and loneliest stretches of road in the country so don’t go alone 🙂

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Adrenaline fuelled fun:

 

99) Zipline over a Canyon with Flightlinez

It’s time to Zipline over the Mojave Desert! You will complete four different ziplines covering over 8,000 feet (1.5 miles) as you travel at speeds up to 60+ mph down the Red Mountains in Boulder City, NV.

You don’t actually need a car for this one as it picks up at the Excalibur hotel.

Prices:
Adults $159 per person

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100) Ride a Water Jetpack at Lake Las Vegas

Dream big. Have fun. Make memories at Lake Las Vegas.

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Experience a real jet pack ride (okay a water one!) on Lake Las Vegas.

Prices start from $89 for 10 minutes 

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Phew! This post took some mega research! Let me know if you found it useful with your Las Vegas planning. Its made me want to back next year 🙂

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