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Las Vegas :: See the World in One Day pg.2

Lion at the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage
Lion at the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage

Las Vegas is not just about gambling. And it’s not just for people over 21. Las Vegas is for absolutely everyone, offering a whole world of wonders jam-packed on to one grand and glamorous street—Las Vegas Boulevard.

Animal Habitats

Stop by the Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at the Mirage and observe not only dolphins, but >kwlink 15975>lions, llamas, cheetahs and more! For more feline fun, check out MGM Grand’s lion habitat. The Flamingo Hotel offers…you guessed it, flamingos! And last but certainly not least, head over to Mandalay Bay and experience an aquatic adventure like no other. You’ll see sharks, exotic fish and a 300-pound sea turtle!


Museums and Exhibitions

Madame Tussaud’s Interactive Wax Attraction is sure to leave you star struck. You can hug and pose for pictures with real-looking wax replicas of celebrities from both yesterday and today. You’ll find actors like Hugh Jackman, Brad and Angelina, and Cameron Diaz; athletes like Babe Ruth, Shaq and Tiger Woods; entertainers like Elvis, the Blue Man Group and Siegfried and Roy; and political figures like Abraham Lincoln, Princess Diana and Barack Obama!

If you’ve got a strong stomach, then check out the Bodies Exhibit at Luxor. You’ll see everything beneath the skin of 13 preserved bodies, along with over 250 individual body parts!


Shopping

The Las Vegas Strip is definitely equipped for shoppers. If you’re a brand name shopper and you’re willing to dish out a few hundred dollars for the perfect shoes or handbag, then head over to Caesar’s Palace or the Venetian Hotel. There you’ll find the hottest names in clothing and accessories—everything from Brighton, Coach and Louis Vuitton to Marc Jacobs, Gianni Versace and Dolce & Gabbana.

If you’re more of a thrifty shopper, no problem! Check out the Miracle Mile Shops in Planet Hollywood Hotel, the Fashion Show Mall located behind Treasure Island, or head off the strip to one of the many outlet malls! Also check out some of the Strips unique shops like the four storey M&M and Coca-Cola stores.


The Bottom Line

If you and your family don’t travel often, then Las Vegas is the perfect vacation destination for you. You’ll find a replica of nearly every amazing thing about the world on the strip. It’s a one-stop-shop, as they say, for those who want to experience the world in one day.


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