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It seems Las Vegas was created solely for fun and entertainment as it is famed across the globe as the 'Entertainment Capital of the World'. You'll also be surprised by the fact that it is also the 'Gambling Capital of the World'. It is known by many more nicknames but there's one thing you'd be sure of when you're in this part of the world - Las Vegas is certainly the place to visit for gambling, entertainment, shopping, fine dining, and a thrilling nightlife. The tolerance that the city has for a variety of adult-themed entertainment has led to it being called 'Sin City'. There are many things you can indulge in while holidaying in the city. Here are a chosen few:

 

Savour the views from High Roller

High Roller

The savings made while booking your flights to Las Vegas in advance can be used to explore the variety of offerings that the city has in store for its visitors. Among them is High Roller, which is a giant Ferris wheel located on 'The Strip'. Opened on March 31, 2014, it is the tallest Ferris wheel in the world today with a height of 550 feet. At night when the lights come alive in the city, it looks fabulous with its LED illuminations. Each of its 28 capsules or cabins can accommodate 40 individuals and it takes half-an-hour to complete a single rotation. You'll get to witness some fantastic views of The Strip and its surrounding areas as your cabin soars to greater heights.

 

Have some fun outdoors at Fremont Street

Fremont Street

Named after John Charles Fremont, an American explorer, soldier, and politician, this street is where you'll find many of the popular casinos. It has been used as a setting in various movies and television shows. This street is well-known for its Fremont Street Experience, which is a pedestrian mall and one of the major attractions in the Las Vegas downtown. This attraction also includes a barrel vault canopy, where concerts and street performances are held and enjoyed by the pedestrians for free.

 

Fly over the city in a helicopter

helicopter

While you might've enjoyed the aerial views of the city while landing at the McCarran International Airport, you can have an even more thrilling experience of flying over the city in a helicopter and exploring all the major attractions from above. There are several companies that provide helicopter tours for those visiting the city. Besides flying over Las Vegas, you'll also get the chance to view its surrounding landscapes and the Grand Canyon by opting for the 6.5-hour tour. Go for such tours only if you don't have anything scheduled for the day.

 

Admire the city from Stratosphere Tower

Stratosphere Tower

A signature attraction of the Stratosphere Las Vegas, this observation tower is a part of the entire complex that also includes a hotel and casino. This tall tower is never missed on the Las Vegas skyline, as it has a height of more than a thousand feet. While at the tower, you'll come across an indoor and outdoor observation deck that offers awe-inspiring views of the city. The excitement doesn't end here as you can also have some more thrills by getting to the rooftop of this tower and trying a range of thrill rides, such as Insanity, SkyJump, and Big Shot.

Wish to know about some more attractions in Las Vegas? Read our post on 5 Outstanding Tourist Attractions In Las Vegas.