The 25 Best Things To Do In Las Vegas

[VEGAS Magazine]

October 5 2022

The Las Vegas skyline and the endless possibilities of the city

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The city of Las Vegas is full of entertaining and fulfilling experiences waiting to be had. Here are the 25 best things to do in Las Vegas tailored specifically for different occasions.

The Best Things To Do In Las Vegas For A Bachelor Party

Voted as a top bachelor destination by The Knot, Traveler Magazine and more, Las Vegas attracts millions of husbands-to-be and their compadres for a last hurrah before settling down. Here are the best things to do for a bachelor party in Las Vegas.

Allegiant Stadium home game of Las Vegas Raiders versus Arizona Cardinals defining moment

Catch the Game

Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders, is the spot to watch every fumble, interception and touchdown in real life. Get in on the action and excitement while enjoying a box suite to celebrate the next big step in your life with the company of your buddies.

Dine at Some of the Best Steakhouses

Work up an appetite at the pool and clean up back in the hotel suite before heading out to dine at Toca Madera, SW Steakhouse, STK, Carversteak or one of the many other fine eateries in the Las Vegas area. Whichever way you like your filet or ribeye, these spots have got you covered.

See a Cabaret Show

Mayfair Supper Club is one of the most talented cabaret-style shows in town and on the west coast. Attracting guests to revisit time and time again with a sensational cast that exudes talent, top-notch choreography, live music and costume design, this show balances the performing arts with sensuality in a tasteful and alluring way.

Try Your Luck

After dinner, drinks and a show try your luck on the casino floor at Wynn Las Vegas, Cosmopolitan or one of the many other casinos in Vegas. Highrollers get your cash or cashless gaming cards loaded for a shot at a big win with blackjack, poker, bacharate, craps or all of the games available for play.

Pop Bottles

Order bottle service at Zouk Nightclub in Resorts World Las Vegas, XS Nightclub at Wynn/Encore, Hakkasan at MGM Grand or Omnia Nightclub in Caesars Palace. Check out this list of upcoming residencies to see your favorite music artists and DJs.

The Best Things To Do In Las Vegas For A Bachelorette Party

The newly remodeled Fendi store at The Shops at Crystals

Pack your bags, grab the girls and head to Las Vegas for the ultimate bachelorette party. Plan the ultimate girls trip for your bachelorette party with the help of Vegas Girls Night Out. Take all the photos and celebrate your approaching marriage with your squad with these activities.

Get Pampered

Spend a day indulging in pampering sessions at some of the best spas and salons like Awana Spa at Resorts World Las Vegas or The Spa at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Book massages, facials, manicures and pedicures then relax in the baths, pools, steam rooms and saunas to be the most beautiful babes in Las Vegas.

Shop New Threads and Accessories

Las Vegas is home to some of the best luxury shopping in the West. Do some damage and discover new threads and handbags at The Shops at Crystals, Grand Canal Shoppes, The Forum Shops at Caesars and more. Peruse through the new collections for a high fashion find at the Fendi store while enjoying champagne with the girls.

Sunset Sip at A Rooftop Bar or Lounge

Sunset sip on a rooftop bar or lounge and toast champagne flutes to a brand new you as your bachelorette party supports you through this next phase in life. Catch some gorgeous views and get the night started at one of the best cocktail lounges in the city like Skybar at Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas.

Enjoy the Show

Watch a risqué show like Absinthe at Caesars Palace. As one of the top bachelorette party destinations in the world, Las Vegas has several shows to choose from to entertain you and your party.

Dance the Night Away

Turn up the fun for the Drai’s After Hours at The Cromwell. Get ready to dance to hip-hop beats and let loose with your group. With a reputation of attracting some of the biggest names including music performers, professional athletes and actors, be seen at one of the hottest hip-hop nightclubs in all of Las Vegas.

The Best Things To Do In Las Vegas With Family

Princess Diana: A Tribute Exhibition at The Shops at Crystals fashion display

Observe Exhibits and Museums

Discover the truth behind the life of the royals at Princess Diana: A Tribute Exhibition located inside of The Shops at Crystals. The collection displays more than 700 artifacts to share the life of the late Princess Diana and the corresponding royals as they pertained to her life.

Take the Kids for a Ride

Enjoy the many amusement attractions that the city has to offer. Flyover Vegas offers a simulated paragliding-style ride for you and the family to experience the Canadian Rockies or one of the many other destinations and view some of the most untouched sites that are difficult to access all around the world. Check out these additional fly rides and ziplining in Las Vegas for thrilling fun with the family.

Adventure through Nature

Visit the Hoover Dam and kayak down the Colorado River to immerse yourself in nature and adventure with your kin. Prepare ample water and snacks for the whole family and set out for a day full of rejuvenating and refreshing interaction with loved ones and the beautiful nature destinations in Las Vegas and surrounding areas.

Get Real with Virtual Reality

These mentally stimulating virtual reality and gaming attractions are great for family-fun experiences for everyone to enjoy. Zero Latency at MGM Grand, an immersive entertainment global leader, provides cutting-edge location-based VR experiences that bend minds with wireless 6E streaming technology. Battle zombies, explore space, get lost in the sky paradise and compete against others gamers to score the most points at Zero Latency.

See a Family-Friendly Show

Entertain your little ones with some of the family-friendly shows in Las Vegas like Mystère by Cirque du Soleil. Enjoy the performing arts culture with your whole crew and watch your children be amazed by the impressive acts on stage.

The Best Things To Do In Las Vegas As A Couple

Restaurant Guy Savoy Japanese Wagyu beef and lobster dish

Indulge in a Seafood Dinner

Certain seafoods are known to be natural aphrodisiacs like lobster, oysters, clams, shrimp and more. Fill up with your sweetheart with these sexy seafood entrees at the finest restaurants in town like Restaurant Guy Savoy. Leave dinner satisfied and ready for dessert with your beau.

Laugh Out Loud at a Comedy Show

Raise your oxytocin and serotonin levels with laughter while relieving tension and stress for a feel-good date. Select one of The 25 Best Comedy Shows To See In Las Vegas 2022. Humor yourselves with these cheeky stand-up comedy sets from some of your favorite Netflix-special comedians and Comedy-Central-approved entertainers.

Relax and Unwind with a Massage

Couples massages are a great way to connect with your better half and increase your physical and mental health together. Check out the best couples massages in Las Vegas and book your luxurious pamper package at The Spa at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.

Hike these Trails Together

Hike these beautiful trails together and take in the stunning views of Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston or Mountain’s Edge. Get the blood flowing while breathing in fresh air to clear your mind and marvel nature’s beauty with your partner.

Horseback Ride

Surprise your significant other with a horseback riding experience at one of the best horseback riding spots in Las Vegas. Connect with animals and get adventurous together. New riders are welcomed at most facilities; novelty helps to keep the spark for seasoned lovers.

The Best Things To Do In Las Vegas For A Birthday Party

Mad Apple is the newest Cirque du Soleil show to debut in Las Vegas.

Cirque du Soleil Show

Watch the globally-recognized acrobatic show group. With several different show options, there is a show for everyone to enjoy. Embark on a journey with the acrobatic cast of Mad Apple, the newest addition to the Cirque du Soleil show collection in Las Vegas.

Helicopter Tour

Take an aerial look at the Las Vegas strip and valley from a helicopter. Papillon, Viator and Maverick helicopter services offer tours during the day and night. Reach new heights with this memorable experience suitable for birthdays and any occasion.

Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Las Vegas has become a fine-dining mecca of the West. With world-renowned chefs traveling to the city for a shot at culinary success, Las Vegas is a robust destination for next-level dining experiences. Make your reservation at one of these Michelin-starred restaurants like Wing Lei at Wynn Las Vegas.

Eat Cake

Spago by Wolfgang Puck is known for fresh ingredient and flavor-dense dishes. Choose from one of the many delectable desserts like the spiked lemon chiffon cake made with citrus mousse, and Japanese yuzu cream or the Basque cheesecake which has a creamy and tangy taste with the influence of fresh raspberries and raspberry sauce.

Penthouse Party

The quintessential Las Vegas activity of the penthouse party is a must for the optimal birthday celebration. Get room service entrees and appetizers delivered, chill the champagne and get the party started with your friends before hitting the town for your birthday celebration. Check out the penthouses at Palms Casino Resort, Bellagio Hotel and Casino and Cosmopolitan or opt for the upscale Nobu Penthouse at Caesar Palace.