Las Vegas Direct - Lowest Hotel Rates in Las Vegas
Discount Las Vegas Hotels.  Simply the Best Las Vegas Deals and Hotel Specials. 

Book Las Vegas Hotels for Up to 81% Off!  View Current Promos...
   Reserve Online or Call Us Toll Free 1-888-ME-VEGAS / 1-702-425-7580

Check-In Date:
  
Check-Out Date:
 Rooms:
   
 
 Sort By: Deals Name Price     Discount Air/Hotel Vacation Packages
 
 

Top Things to Do in Las Vegas


View All Vegas Hotel Promos...

Related Guides:
Top 10 Vegas Shows, Top 10 Vegas Hotels
Top 10 Buffets, Top 10 Dining, Top 10 SpasTop 10 Pools, Top 10 Clubs, Top 10 Shopping, Las Vegas Weather, Tipping Guide



Las Vegas Must See / "To Do" List

Las Vegas hotels and casinos are famous for the many attractions, shows and giveaways that lure patrons into the gambling casinos. This list of mostly free Las Vegas attractions and giveaways will keep you busy for many hours when you need a rest from the gambling tables or slot machines. See our Top Shows Guide for the best must-see shows in Vegas.


**Note** Items in Blue are "Must Do" particularly for first time Las Vegas visitors
All Casinos Most casinos have matches lying around that are free for the taking. Help yourself! Place them in a jar as a souvenir of your trip.

 

All Casinos Drinks are FREE if you are playing the tables or slots. Most folks tip the waitress $1.

 

All Casinos Valet Parking. In most cases a $1 tip when they return your car is sufficient. Self parking is almost always free.

 

All Casinos Plastic Cups. These cups or buckets are used to hold your winnings at the slots and are FREE. Just like matches, they make great souvenirs

 

All Casinos Most Casinos will give you a Free deck of used playing cards, just ask the pit boss while you are playing.

 

All Casinos Free parking at most casinos. Downtown casinos may require you to validate your parking ticket in the casino of the lot you parked in.
Aria Explore this beautiful megaresort and The Shops At Crystals located in CityCenter.

 

Bally's Free pull slot machine can be played once per day. Located between Jubilee showroom and the sportsbook

 


Bellagio
 

Free Water Fountain Show. Sunday through Friday from 5:00 p.m. to midnight. Saturday from 2:00 p.m. to midnight. Shows run every half hour.

Bellagio Free tour of the Botanical Conservatory is a breath of fresh air. Hundreds of fresh flowers and real trees. Dome glass ceiling, open 24 hours and is located just past the hotel registration desk. Follow the signs.

 

Caesars

FREE Atlantis Water Show in the Forum Shops. (At the end of the street by the Schwarz Toy Store). First show at 10:00 a.m. and the last show at 11:00 p.m., daily on the hour.

 

Caesars FREE Caesar and Brutus Show in the  Forum Shops. (at the end of the street where Planet Hollywood restaurant is located.) First show at 10:00 a.m. and the last show at 11:00 p.m., daily, on the hour .

 

Caesars Check out the Forum Shops. A Must see when you are in Vegas

 

Circus Circus FREE clown show at the Adventuredome Theme Park daily at noon, 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Additional shows on Fridays and Saturdays at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.

 

Circus Circus Visit the carnival midway located on the main casino mezzanine. thrilling circus acts including clowns, aerialists and jugglers are featured in the center ring. Sunday thru Thursdays from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. every 45 minutes. Fridays and Saturdays 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. every half hour. All shows are FREE!

 

Circus Circus FREE monorail between the Circus Circus main building and its North Tower. It runs from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m., seven days a week.

 

Cosmopolitan Visit this trendy metropolitan-style hotel. Explore the impressive digital art installation in their ornate lobby complete with huge chandeliers.

 

Excalibur Merlin subdues fire-breathing dragon in hotel's moat. Best viewed from the driveway or from the drawbridge. The fire breathing beast lurking in Excalibur's castle moat can be seen in battle every hour on the hour from 6 p.m. to midnight nightly, depending on weather conditions.

 

Excalibur The court Jesters Stage features free, live variety acts daily beginning at 10:00 a.m. The talented cast of 28 performers features singers, magicians, jugglers and contortionists. Acts are approx. 10 minutes in length and are presented every 45 minutes.

 

Flamingo The Wild Habitat has 14 penguins, 10 flamingos, assorted exotic birds, two albino turtles and koi. Open 24 hours a day on the terrace in the back next to the swimming pool.

 

Flamingo Free bus tour to the Flamingo Hilton in Laughlin. Includes free buffet and funbook. Call: (702) 735-5755  **Note** If this is your first visit to Vegas there is no need to take this tour as you will have many other things to see right in town.

 

FREE Gaming Lessons Most casinos have FREE gaming lessons. Ask any employee in the table gaming area when and where the lessons are being held. This is a MUST DO if you are new to gaming. Playing any game in a casino without knowledge of the game is a sure way to lose your money.

 

Fremont Street Experience An exciting pedestrian promenade located in downtown Las Vegas. It includes a misting system, retail cart, kiosks and FREE mall entertainment. Plus, a one-of-a-kind light and sound show derived from over 2 million lights and 540,000 watts of concert quality sound. Shows every night on the hour every hour beginning at dusk with the last show at midnight. http://www.vegasexperience.com

 

Golden Nugget The world's largest golden nugget is on display next to the gift shop and across from the entrance to the California Pizza Kitchen Restaurant.

 

Hard Rock The concierge desk, which is located just across from the hotel room registration, has a free "Rock Tour" map showing where all the rock and roll items are on display in the Hotel and Casino.

 

Harrah's
FREE outdoor party right on the Strip, on the south side of Harrah's, called "Carnival Court." Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. and Sundays thru Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. to midnight weather permitting.

 

Mandalay Bay Mandalay Bay BeachBe sure to visit Mandalay Bay. At the registration lobby visitors will find a 14-foot-high, salt-water aquarium reminiscent of the beautiful coral reefs
of the South Pacific filled with dozens of fish species. View their exclusive man-made beach complete with wave pool.
MGM Grand Free admission to the Lion Habitat. The three-story habitat showcases a variety of lions and cubs, including Goldie, Metro and Baby Lion, a direct descendant of MGM's Studios' famous marquee lion. The Lion Habitat, a truly magnificent state-of-the-art showcase, features four separate waterfalls, overhangs, a pond and Acacia trees. The habitat is enclosed with skylights and walls reaching heights of 35 feet to provide maximum viewing for guests. Guests are afforded the opportunity to be encircled by lions at any time via a see-through walk way tunnel that runs through the habitat, allowing lions to prowl above and below. Hours of the habitat are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week.
MGM Grand Entertainment Dome always has free shows on most of the day. The adult musical acts are very good and change often. The Entertainment Dome is located  past the Lion Habitat.
Mirage White tiger habitat. Behind the California Pizza Kitchen and across from the Gift Shop. Open 24 hours, seven days.

 

Mirage Erupting volcano. Show lasts about 3 minutes and can be seen nightly after dark, every 15-20 minutes until midnight.

 

 

Most Casinos Bell Captain's desk in most casinos have copies of various Las Vegas magazines. Check them out for money saving coupons.
New York New York
Sign up for the Slot Exchange (Slot Club) club card and receive 5 FREE pulls on their $1,000 Jackpot Slot Machine when you give them a coupon from any Vegas promo magazine. Go to the promotional counter at NY-NY to get such a magazine.

 

Plaza Hotel and Casino A FREE key chain, with your own picture on it, can be obtained from the "Slot Club" booth next to the keno lounge. They take your picture and 40 minutes later you can come back and they give you a key chain with your picture on it!

 

Rio Suites Masquerade Village Parade performances every hour from 4pm to 10 p.m. Dark Tuesday and Wednesday. A Must See. Try standing underneath the floats as the balcony is really crowded. It's also the best way to snag some beads.

 

Riviera FREE pull on a huge slot machine. Near the main door. Everyone wins at least a deck of cards.

 

Riviera Mannequins from the performance of "La Cage" in a glass window in front of the casino.

 

Sam's Town Hotel The free Laser Show in the Mystic Falls Park is on at 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. seven days a week in the back courtyard.

 

Slots-A-Fun Free popcorn is available 24 hours a day on the counter at the snack bar. Just take one!

 

Sunset Station The Slot Club counter usually has free copies of "Strictly Slots Magazine" around the beginning of each month.

 

Orleans
FREE beads are given out for the asking at any change booth, but not at the main cashiers cage.

 

Orleans Slot Club. If you are a member of their slot club they will mail to your home a coupon for free 2,500 slot club points. This coupon can be redeemed any time after your birthday up to the next 3 months.

 

Treasure Island Well known pirate battle in Bucaneers Bay has been replaced with an all new show called "Sirens" featuring female performers.  Show is free and performed nightly seven days a week at front of hotel at  4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

 

Tropicana
Magician Rick Thomas's tiger habitat located in front of the hotel. FREE to the public, the habitat offers guests and passers-by a rare opportunity to get close to a few of nature's most majestic creatures. The habitat is open Saturday through Thursday, 1 to 10 p.m.

 

Tropicana FREE show "The Birdman of Las Vegas," everyday except Thursdays, in the Tropics Lounge. ShowTime is 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.

 

Tropicana Outside the main entrance try a pull on the big slot machine. It's free and you will win something worthwhile, most likely a FREE ticket to the afternoon Rick Thomas magic show.

 

Venetian

Take a stroll through their Grand Canal Shoppes and see the opera singers in their gondolas in the canal.

Wynn Wynn Las VegasBe sure to visit Wynn Las Vegas. Take a walk in the lobby and around their exclusive Explanades Shops. Dine at one of their many top-rated restaurants. Visit the Penske-Wynn Ferrari & Showroom. Check out the free water show at Wynn's Parasol Down that runs every half hour. After dark, there's a multi-media show with visuals, music, light, with artistic movies. Explore the golf course.

 

Las Vegas Area Sights
Boulder City


Boulder City offers small town charm with craft shops and boutiques and is close to Lake Mead. A perfect spot to get away from the excitement of Las Vegas

Death Valley


Known to be one of the hottest places in America, Death Valley at 280 feet below sea level is the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere. call the info center at 702-553-2200

Grand Canyon




 

grandcanyon.jpg (34626 bytes)Located approximately 300 miles from Las Vegas in Arizona, the South Rim of the Grand Canyon is open to year round to visitors.  Formed by the erosion from the mighty Colorado River, The Grand Canyon is a mile deep and just over 280 miles long.  Many tours are available including mule trips to the bottom of the canyon and flights over the canyon by helicopter or plane.  Bus tours to the Grand Canyon are approx. 16 hours in duration and operate daily with hotel pick up and drop off available. We can assist you in finding a tour that is right for you, with 16 tours available including bus, helicopter or plane and overnighters, there is sure to be one that suits your taste and budget. Tour Reservations

 

Hoover Dam

hooverdam.gif (18685 bytes)Located 36 miles south-east of Las Vegas, the Hoover Dam is one of the greatest projects ever built by man. The federal government operates tours which last about 35 minutes or more extensive tours of the interior are available for an additional fee. More information is available by calling 702-294-3523 Tour Reservations

Red Rock Canyon
 

With beautiful rock formations and amazing colored sandstone the Red Rock Canyon is a favorite with rock climbers and hikers.  Follow "the loop", a 13 mile one way scenic trip through the canyon for some spectacular scenery. Open from 7 am. till dusk with a fee of $5 per vehicle Tour Reservations

Lake Mead
 

Lake Mead boat tourCreated by the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead is the largest man-made body of water in the U.S.A.  Lake Mead with more than 550 miles of shoreline is a major recreational area with boating, swimming, water skiing and fishing available Tour Reservations

Valley of Fire


Located 55 miles north of Las Vegas, the Valley of Fire has rock formations that are dated to over 150 million years old.  Picnic areas and campsites are available for those using the hiking trails.
Tour Reservations

 


Area 51
Rachel NV Near Area51
AREA 51, part of the Nellis Air Force Range and Nuclear Test Site, is approximately 80-125 miles North and West of Las Vegas. At Area 51 the U.S. government is test-flying highly secret BLACK PROJECT aircraft for many years, several people think this includes UFOs. They call one part of this military site Groom Dry Lake area. It has been proven the Stealth and SR 71 projects were built and tested at this famous Area 51.


Extraterrestrial HighwayMany people refer to this highly secret areas who work in and around this military installation as "Dreamland" or "Skunkworks" or sometimes just called "Groom Lake."  Tour Info



 

  Las Vegas Activities

Caesars Palace


Omnimax theater located within Caesars Palace shows entertaining and educational films on a 6 story high screen. Call for current shows 702-731-7900 (Admission Fee)

Circus Circus


Five acre theme park features a roller coaster kiddie rides, water flume and an arcade. Entry is free with ride tickets or unlimited passes available.

Oceanspray's
Cranberry World


Visitors to Cranberry world will know everything about cranberries when the tour is finished.  Many interesting demonstrations and a cranberry juice sampling bar are found on this FREE self guided tour. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ethel M Chocolate Factory


Free admission to this self guided tour of a real chocolate factory. Learn how the candy is made and finish your tour with free candy samples!

Guinness World of Records


More than 5,000 sq. feet of weird and unusual exhibits are on display. Fun for the whole family
9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily (Admission Fee)


The Quad
Auto Collection


A collection of over 800 cars is rotated monthly with 200 on display at any one time. Truly a car lovers paradise, the auto collection features Presidential cars and the Deusenburg room.  Daily 9:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.(Admission Fee Free admission coupons can be found in most of the free magazines)

City of  Las Vegas
Night Flight

The neon lights of Las Vegas at night is spectacular especially when viewed from the air. Take an evening flight over the city by helicopter. Tour Reservations
Liberace Museum


Located in the
Tropicana Hotel/Casino the Liberace museum contains many of his famous costumes, the gold diamond studded piano much more. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Admission Fee)

MGM Grand
Adventures


Outdoor Theme park with arcade games, bumper cars, games and The Sky-Screamer ride that lifts riders 250 feet in the air then drops them into a free fall, try it if you your brave enough. Reservations must be made in advance for the ride. (Admission Fee) Call for details 702-891-7979

Neon Museum


Visit the outdoor display and see the neon signs of the past from Las Vegas.  Plaques with information on the history of the signs take you through this self guided tour. Located just beyond the Freemont Street Experience, admission is FREE

New York New York
Manhattan Express


Ride the roller coaster around the Hotel perimeter and dive and twist like a pilot in a barrel roll.
(Admission Fee) 702-740-6969 for more info

Secret Garden of
Seigfried and Roy


The secret garden, located at The Mirage, is a paradise with lions, tigers, leopards and dolphins. Audio presentations describe the animals and their habits.  (Admission Fee)
Daily 11a.m.-7p.m. Closed Wednesdays

Star Trek
The Experience


Located in the Las Vegas Hilton, the Star Trek Experience takes visitors through time to the 24th century aboard the USS Enterprise.  History of Star Trek is on display complete with costumes and models.
Daily 11 a.m.-11 p.m. (Admission Fee)

Stratosphere Tower


At 1,149 ft. tall the stratophere tower is the highest free-standing observation deck in America.   Ride the roller coaster or take the Big Shot ride at the top of the tower for the thrill of a lifetime.  Excellent location to view the neon lights of the strip. Daily 10 a.m.-1 a.m. (Admission Fee)


Venetian
Gondola Rides


For the romantic at heart, the gondolas of Venice is a relaxing ride . The gondoliers are noted for their urge to sing a ballad for you and your sweetheart as you travel through the winding canals. (Admission Fee)

World of
Coca-Cola


Ride 100 feet to the top of the world's tallest bottle of Coke.  History on Coke and memorabilia make this unique retail attraction a good time for the family.   Daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (Admission Fee)



         View More Vegas Hotel Deals...

Las Vegas Hotels
alexis park
aliante station
ambassador
aria
arizona boulder
arizona c.
artisan
ballys
bellagio
best value
best western
bluegreen club
boulder station
buffalo bills
caesars
california
circus circus
claremont
clarion
cosmopolitan
courtyard
desert rose
el cortez
emerald c.
emerald s.
encore
excalibur
fiesta hend.
fiesta rancho
flamingo
four queens
four seasons
fremont
gold coast
golden gate
golden n.
green valley
hard rock
harrahs
hawthorn hend.
holiday inn
hooters
the quad
la quinta nellis
lv club
lvh
luxor
m resort
main st  
mandalay
mandarin
marriott lv
mgm grand
mirage
monte carlo
montelago
ny ny
orleans
palace st.
palazzo
palms
palms place
paris
p. hollywood
elara
platinum hotel
plaza hotel
primm valley
ravella
red rock
renaissance
residence inn
rio suites
riviera
rodeway inn
royal resort
rumor boutique
sams town
santa fe station
siena suites
silverton
skylofts
south point
stratosphere
suncoast
sunset station
super 8
terribles
texas station
the cromwell
the d
the hotel
the signature
treasure i.
tropicana
trump
tuscany
vdara
venetian
westin c.
whiskey p.

venetian
westin c.
whiskey p.
wild wild west
wyndham
wynn

Home  |  Deal Alerts  |  Hotel Promos  |  Just Booked Deals  |  Gift Certificates  |  Vegas Blog  |  Air/Hotel Vacations  |  Air-Only  |  Hotels  |  Show Tickets  |  Tours/Attractions  |  Guides  |  Deals/Coupons  |  Freebies  |  Resort Fees  |  LA to Vegas  |  Twitter   |  Pinterest  |  Instagram  |  Facebook  |  About Us  |  Instagram  |  Link to Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms  |  Advertise  |  Shop Las Vegas Direct  |  Forum  |  Affiliate  |  Contact Us  

Vegas Top 10: Best Deals  |  Best Hotels  |  Best Buffets  |  Best Shows  |  Best Clubs  |  Best Shopping  |  Best Pools  |  Best Spas  |  Best Dining
Cheapest Hotels  |  Best BBQ  |  Best Steakhouses  |  Best Wedding Chapels

Share this page:



 
Verisign Seal  


State Seller of Travel License: 2116448
© Copyright 1998-2014   Las Vegas Direct®   All Rights Reserved





 



         View More Vegas Hotel Deals...

Las Vegas Hotels
alexis park
aliante station
ambassador
aria
arizona boulder
arizona c.
artisan
ballys
bellagio
best value
best western
bluegreen club
boulder station
buffalo bills
caesars
california
circus circus
claremont
clarion
cosmopolitan
courtyard
desert rose
el cortez
emerald c.
emerald s.
encore
excalibur
fiesta hend.
fiesta rancho
flamingo
four queens
four seasons
fremont
gold coast
golden gate
golden n.
green valley
hard rock
harrahs
hawthorn hend.
holiday inn
hooters
the quad
la quinta nellis
lv club
lvh
luxor
m resort
main st  
mandalay
mandarin
marriott lv
mgm grand
mirage
monte carlo
montelago
ny ny
orleans
palace st.
palazzo
palms
palms place
paris
p. hollywood
elara
platinum hotel
plaza hotel
primm valley
ravella
red rock
renaissance
residence inn
rio suites
riviera
rodeway inn
royal resort
rumor boutique
sams town
santa fe station
siena suites
silverton
skylofts
south point
stratosphere
suncoast
sunset station
super 8
terribles
texas station
the cromwell
the d
the hotel
the signature
treasure i.
tropicana
trump
tuscany
vdara
venetian
westin c.
whiskey p.

venetian
westin c.
whiskey p.
wild wild west
wyndham
wynn

Home  |  Deal Alerts  |  Hotel Promos  |  Just Booked Deals  |  Gift Certificates  |  Vegas Blog  |  Air/Hotel Vacations  |  Air-Only  |  Hotels  |  Show Tickets  |  Tours/Attractions  |  Guides  |  Deals/Coupons  |  Freebies  |  Resort Fees  |  LA to Vegas  |  Twitter   |  Pinterest  |  Instagram  |  Facebook  |  About Us  |  Instagram  |  Link to Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms  |  Advertise  |  Shop Las Vegas Direct  |  Forum  |  Affiliate  |  Contact Us  

Vegas Top 10: Best Deals  |  Best Hotels  |  Best Buffets  |  Best Shows  |  Best Clubs  |  Best Shopping  |  Best Pools  |  Best Spas  |  Best Dining
Cheapest Hotels  |  Best BBQ  |  Best Steakhouses  |  Best Wedding Chapels

Share this page:



 
Verisign Seal  


State Seller of Travel License: 2116448
© Copyright 1998-2014   Las Vegas Direct®   All Rights Reserved