BEAT THE HEAT

With scorching triple-digit temperatures outside, step inside one of these chill experiences.

Without question, the coolest place in town is Minus 5° Ice Experience where everything is made of ice—more than 90 tons of the frozen stuff. Explore a wonderland of everchanging ice sculptures and Instagram-worthy environments while sipping your favorite cocktail in a glass made of ... you guessed it, ice! Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, The Linq Promenade and The Shoppes at Mandalay Place; minus5experience.com

Do not miss the expansive indoor playground of Area15. Keep your crew busy all day and into the night at this collection of trippy, mind- blowing experiences and chill cocktail lounges. Throw some axes, play arcade games, ride a zip line or get lost in one of the many virtual reality landscapes. Save time to explore Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart and its rich collection of secret portals to unexpected worlds. 3215 S. Ranch Drive, area15.com

On the subject of ultra-cool experiences, dive into a sea of light and sound at The Original Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit. Using 360-degree digital projections, this meandering dreamscape of imagery unfolds and drifts into imagined worlds of the Dutch master’s most iconic works. Inside The Shops at Crystals, vangoghvegas.com