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Las Vegas on the cheap.

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You don't have to break the bank, or spend every waking moment in a casino just because you're in Las Vegas. There are many free attractions and non gambling things to do.

Good for
  • Couples
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Peace and Quiet Seeker
  • Thrifty Traveller

7 Places

7 City Tips

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7 Places

The Strip

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Walking Areas

The LINQ Promenade

Neighbourhoods

Flavors, The Buffet

Restaurants

Zarkana - Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil Shows

Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

Observation Decks & Towers

Mirage Volcano

Points of Interest & Landmarks, Performances

Fountains of Bellagio

Fountains, Points of Interest & Landmarks

Wanda C's City Tips

  • If you are into buffets, purchase a 24 hour buffet pass for $54 at any of the total rewards casinos. You can purchase them at Harrah's Rio, Paris, or Planet Hollywood.
  • Take advantage of all of the free shows that are offered. The Fountains at The Bellagio and The Mirage Volcano are a must see.
  • Dining is cheaper off the strip. The Gold Coast Casino offers a delicious and cheap buffet all day long.
  • If you don't rent a car consider purchasing a multi day bus pass. You can hop on and off all day long.
  • Don't be afraid to rent a car. Parking is free everywhere except downtown. All of the Downtown area casinos will validate your parking if you gamble, dine or watch a show.
  • Pack comfortable clothing. You will be doing a lot of walking.
  • There are many discount sites such as, Groupon, Goldstar, Travelzoo, Living Social and Theatermania that offer discounts on attractions and dinning. Purchase your tickets online.
  • The Strip
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Walking Areas
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    Wanda C Says:

    The strip is quite long. Don't try to walk it all in one day. Use the hop on hop off bus to get around.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 400 things to do in Las Vegas
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Bonkers 23/05/2019
    • Why does this exist? 22/05/2019
    • The Strip
    Address:
    S Las Vegas Blvd
    Las Vegas, NV 89109
  • The LINQ Promenade
    Neighbourhoods
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    Wanda C Says:

    The Linq is a great place to hang out. There are tons of shops, pubs and eateries. The High Roller Observation Wheel is a great way to see the strip 550 feet off of the ground.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    From the community
    Ranked #24 of 400 things to do in Las Vegas
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The Linq Promnade is fun for all. 23/05/2019
    • 2019 Supercross Finals 23/05/2019
    • The LINQ Promenade
    Address:
    3535 Las Vegas Blvd S
    between The LINQ Hotel & Casino and Flamingo Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, NV 89109-8921
    Phone:
    +1 702-322-0560
    Other:
  • Flavors, The Buffet
    Restaurants (Italian, American)
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    Wanda C Says:

    In my opinion this is the best buffet. There are many different types of cuisine to choose from.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1,179 of 4,098 restaurants in Las Vegas
    • Should've been better! 22/05/2019
    • over pirced not Gourmet food Disappointed 22/05/2019
    • Flavors, The Buffet
    Address:
    3475 Las Vegas Blvd S
    Harrah's Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, NV 89109-8922
    Phone:
    +1 702-369-5000
    Price range:
    US$10 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
    Other:
  • Zarkana - Cirque du Soleil
    Cirque du Soleil Shows
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    Wanda C Says:

    Zarkana is a fantastic show. Try to purchase tickets online before arriving in LV.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    From the community
    Ranked #0 of 0 things to do in Las Vegas
    • Always top of the lune performance 08/11/2017
    • Prepare to be wowed! 04/11/2017
    • Zarkana - Cirque du Soleil
    Address:
    3730 Las Vegas Blvd S
    ARIA Resort & Casino
    Las Vegas, NV 89158-4300
    Phone:
    +1 855-927-5262
    Other:
  • Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck
    Observation Decks & Towers
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    Wanda C Says:

    The Eiffel tower is the best place to view all of Las Vegas. It's a perfect replica of The Eiffel Tower in Paris. Trying to find a buy one get one free ticket.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #31 of 400 things to do in Las Vegas
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Rilliant 23/05/2019
    • North America Trip 22/05/2019
    • Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck
    Address:
    3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South
    Paris Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, NV 89109-4345
    Phone:
    +1 702-946-7000
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    9:30 AM - 12:30 AM
    Sat - Sun
    9:30 AM - 1:00 AM
    Other:
  • Mirage Volcano
    Points of Interest & Landmarks, Performances
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    Wanda C Says:

    This is an awesome show and it's Free. They run on a schedual.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nightlife Seeker
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #13 of 88 Sights & Landmarks in Las Vegas
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • All the excitement of a Volcano and none of the Danger. 22/05/2019
    • You can actually feel the heat from the flames! 20/05/2019
    • Mirage Volcano
    Address:
    3400 Las Vegas Blvd S
    Mirage Hotel & Casino
    Las Vegas, NV 89109-8907
    Phone:
    +1 702-791-7111
    Other:
  • Fountains of Bellagio
    Fountains, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Wanda C Says:

    The Bellagio Fountains is a must do. Try to see this free show at night. it's absolutely stunning!

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Hidden Gems
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 400 things to do in Las Vegas
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fabulous 23/05/2019
    • Just stick with the classical music and it would be 5 stars 23/05/2019
    • Fountains of Bellagio
    Address:
    3600 Las Vegas Blvd S
    Bellagio Hotel Resort
    Las Vegas, NV 89109-4303
    Phone:
    +1 888-987-6667
    Other:
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