100 Things To Do In Las Vegas (That Don’t Involve Gambling) – Part 3

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100 things to do in Las Vegas that don’t involve gambling

Part 1: Things to do on the strip

All you can eat

51) Grab an all you can eat buffet


You cannot go to Vegas and not experience an all you can eat buffet! They can be quite pricey so make sure you eat your moneys worth. Check out this list of the top 10 buffets in Vegas.


52) Visit M&M World


Located next to the MGM, M&M’s World is four floors of chocolate heaven. Whether you’ve got a sweet tooth or just love the characters there is something for everyone.

Opening times:
Daily 9am – 12am


Part 2: Things to do a taxi ride away

Attractions & Shows

53) Gold & Silver Pawn Shop


Take a visit to the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop and have a nose around. Make sure you leave yourself time to check out Rick Harrison’s Pawn Plaza shopping center just next door, featuring shops, dining and nightlife.

Opening times:
Daily 9am – 9pm (closed Christmas & Thanksgiving)

Price: FREE


54) Downtown Container Park


Experience an open-air shopping center filled with boutique retail shops, unique restaurants, and live entertainment for the whole family. Created from repurposed shipping containers and locally manufactured Xtreme Cubes, the stores at Downtown Container Park offer an intimate shopping experience.

Opening times:
Monday-Sunday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Restaurants & Bars
Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday- Saturday: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.


55) Freemont Street Experience


The Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment district in historic downtown Las Vegas that provides pedestrian access to some of the city’s most iconic casinos, more than 60 restaurants, shops and retail kiosks. The centrepiece is Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen, 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the pedestrian mall below. There are free light shows every night of the week and an extensive schedule of live concerts and entertainment on three stages.

Light show times:
Viva Vision Light shows last approximately six minutes, and run every hour.
Current time schedule is 6pm, 7pm, 8pm, 9pm, 10pm, 11pm, 12am, 1am


56) Visit the Berlin Wall urinal at Main Street Station

So you want to see a bit of the Berlin Wall whilst in Las Vegas and maybe pee on it? No problem, just head to the first men’s room off of the main floor of Main Street Station Casino. Ok, you don’t actually pee ON the Wall but you do pee into a urinal attached to it. Ladies want a peek at the wall? Just ask a toilet attendant!

57) See the Hand of Faith at Golden Nugget hotel


Maybe just worth a quick peek, the Hand of Faith is the biggest golden nugget in existence, the second-biggest ever discovered, and the biggest ever found with a metal detector.

58) Visit the Mob Museum


The Mob Museum provides a world-class, interactive journey through true stories. From the birth of the Mob, to today’s headlines. This eye-opening, authentic view of organized crime’s impact on the world reveals an insider’s look at the events and characters of the continuing battle between the Mob and the law.

Prices: $20.95 per person

Opening times: Daily 9am – 9pm

Book Now | TripAdvisor

59) Take a tour of the Neon Museum


The two-acre Museum campus includes the adjacent Neon Boneyard Park, the Boneyard itself, which houses more than 200 historic signs, and the Neon Boneyard North Gallery which contains approximately 60 additional signs including signs from the Palms Casino Resort, New-New York, Lady Luck and O’Shea’s. As part of our guided tours the signs can be viewed at ground level and up close.

Day tours: $15 to $19
Night tours $22 to $26
Late night tours: $24 to $28


60) Las Vegas Natural History Museum


From the desert to the ocean, from Nevada to Africa, from prehistoric times to the present, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum takes young and old alike on a learning adventure around the world.

Prices: $12 per adult

Opening times: Daily 9am – 4pm


61) Springs Preserve


Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1978, the Springs Preserve is a 180-acre cultural institution designed to commemorate Las Vegas’ dynamic history and to provide a vision for a sustainable future. The Preserve features museums, galleries, outdoor events, a colorful botanical garden and an interpretive trail system through a scenic wetland habitat.

Prices: $18.95 per adult

Opening times: Daily 9am – 5pm

Book Now | TripAdvisor

62) The National Atomic Testing Museum


The National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM) is a national science, history and educational institution that tells the story of America’s nuclear weapons testing program at the Nevada Test Site. The Museum uses lessons of the past and present to better understand the extent and effect of nuclear testing on worldwide nuclear deterrence and geo-political history.

Prices: $22 per adult

Opening times: 
Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 5pm


63) Pinball Hall of Fame


The Pinball Hall of Fame is an attempt by the members of the Las Vegas Pinball Collectors Club to house and display the world’s largest pinball collection, open to the public. Since it is a non-profit museum, older games from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s are the prevelant, as this was the ‘heyday’ of pinball. All machines are available for play, so not only can you see them, you can actually play your old favorites.

Prices: FREE to enter, pay to play.

Opening times:
Sunday – Thursday: 11am till 11pm 
Friday & Saturday: 11am till Midnight


64) See Penn & Teller at the Rio Hotel


Known for their outrageous blending of magic and comedy, Penn & Teller’s Las Vegas show skewers traditional hat-and-rabbit magic tricks with provocative, hilarious and often amazing results. Penn & Teller’s live show on any given night can also involve knives, guns, a fire – eating showgirl and a cow. Known as the “Bad Boys of Magic,” for supposedly revealing the secrets to their tricks, they may show you how it´s done, but they still leave you startled.

Prices: from $84.30 plus tax

Show times: Daily 9pm

Book Now | TripAdvisor

65) Play Topgolf at MGM Grand


Whether you are a golfer or not everyone can enjoy a night at Topgolf. Food, drink, music and golf makes for a unique night out.

Prices: from $30 – $90 per hour (time dependent)

Opening times: Daily 9am – 2am


66) Take a Hog Car tour of the Las Vegas Strip


Are you ready to ride around the Las Vegas Strip looking bad ass in your very own Pink Hog Car Scooter? Stand out from the crowd as you visit famous Las Vegas sites up, down and around the World Famous Strip!

Prices: from $135 per person

Book Now | TripAdvisor

67) Play KISS themed mini golf at the Rio Hotel


KISS by Monster Mini Golf location is a unique 13,000 square-foot “KISS themed” attraction that showcases an indoor glow-in-the-dark custom-designed, rockin’ 18-hole miniature golf course filled with state-of-the-art video , design and never-seen-before KISS props.

Prices: $11.95 per person

Opening times: Daily 10am – 12am


68) Swim with sharks at the Golden Nugget


The pool at the Golden Nugget features a 200,000 gallon shark tank aquarium. Slide right through the shark tank on a one-of-a-kind waterslide and experience the thrill of swimming right next to the sharks.

Prices (non hotel guests):
$25 Monday Thru Thursday
$35 Friday Thru Sunday
$50 Holiday Weekends

Opening times: Daily 10am – 6pm

Adrenaline fuelled fun

69) Test your aim at Machine Gun Vegas


Get a firsthand experience with the kind of weapons that are used the world over and in countless movies and games, like the AK-47, M4, Glock, UZI, and Berretta. As one of the of the only shooting ranges in Las Vegas that caters to experienced and first-time shooters, you can always find a package that fits your interest and price point. This isn’t a walk-in gun store or dimly-lit shooting gallery. Machine Guns Vegas is a sensory experience that will rock your thrill index with every shot you take.

Prices: from $110 per person (package dependent)

Opening times: Daily 9am – 6pm

Book Now | TripAdvisor

70) Escapology Las Vegas


Las Vegas’ premium real life escape game experience. Play in private teams of 2-6 players in exciting games and search carefully for clues, solve puzzles and try to escape within 60 minutes. Do you have what it takes?

Mon – Thurs: $30 per person
Friday – Sunday: $35 per person

Opening times: Daily 10am – 12am

Book Now | TripAdvisor

71) Slotzilla Zip Line


SlotZilla at Fremont Street Experience is a 12-story, slot machine-inspired zip line attraction. There are two ways to fly, the lower “Zipline” and upper “Zoomline.” The Zipline starts off 77 feet up and flyers land halfway down the Fremont Street Experience pedestrian promenade. The Zoomline provides even more thrills by sending flyers “superhero-style”.  It takes off more than 10 stories up and whisks flyers all the way down the Fremont Street Experience, to a landing platform at the city’s most historic casino, the Golden Gate.

Zipline: $25 per person
Zoomline: $45 per person

Opening times:
Sun – Thurs: 1pm – 1am
Friday & Saturday: 1pm – 2am


72) Sky Zone Trampoline Park


People need to play. It’s beneficial to mind and body. And staying active doesn’t have to mean a daily ten-mile jog. Whether soaring on the trampolines or ripping through the Warrior Course, your legs and lungs will work hard. But so will your smile muscles.

Prices: Unknown

Opening times:
Temporarily closed for refurbishment


73) Vegas Balloon Rides


Are you ready for the experience of a lifetime? Get carried away in a Hot Air Balloon adventure. Float silently in the air with a spectacular bird’s eye view of the gorgeous Red Rock Mountains and the famous Las Vegas Strip.

Mon – Thursday AM: $275 per person
Fri – Sunday AM: $295 per person

Book Now | TripAdvisor

74) Dig This


Ever fancied playing on an excavator or a bulldozer? Or maybe crushing a car to your hearts content? Well you can at Dig This! Dig This is America’s first heavy equipment playground where you get to take control of the Bulldozers and Excavators.

Prices: from $169 per person

Book Now | TripAdvisor

75) Test your supercar driving skills at Speedvegas


Drive your dream car at Speedvegas. The moment you arrive you’ll know you’ve never experienced anything like it. SPEEDVEGAS brings your driving fantasies to life on the longest and fastest racetrack in Las Vegas.

Prices: from $39 per lap (car dependent)


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