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Go City
You’ll have a blast and save money, too, when you explore Las Vegas attractions and shows—from the High Roller and Eiffel Tower, to Blue Man Group and The Beatles Love by Cirque du Soleil—with the Go City pass and receive up to 55% off normal pricing. Explorer and All-Inclusive passes are available. gocity.com

GoJump Las Vegas
Fun, skilled and always ready to take a leap, the GoJump skydiving team provides a safe, unforgettable jump experience from aircraft designed for skydiving using the latest in parachute technology. 23600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Jean, Nevada;702-900-4000; gojump-america.com/lasvegas

Machine Guns Vegas
A firsthand shooting-range experience with more than 40available firearm options, from fully automatic weapons, to pistols and shotguns. Whether you’re experienced or a first-timer (one-on-one instruction included), packages are available to fit your skill level and budget. Make a day of it by combining your shooting time at MGV with some of the city’s top attractions. 3501 Aldebaran Ave., 9a.m.-6 p.m. daily, 10+; 800-757-4668, machinegunsvegas.com

Once Upon an Escape
Experience uniquely enchanting escape-room experiences and solve mysteries while being immersed in fairy tale favorites from their original authors. 5067 Arville St., 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m.Fri.-Sun., 2:45 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Tue.-Thu. (last bookings 10:15 p.m.);702-331-0335, onceuponanescape.com

The Range 702
Designed to deliver the ultimate shooting experience, this indoor range has 16 dedicated shooting lanes, including four custom-engineered VIP lanes with a private hostess, bar, LCD TVs and private restrooms. 5999 Dean Martin Drive,9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 702-425-5312, therange702.com

Saw Escape Room
A multiroom escape adventure inspired by the twisted games devised by the Jigsaw killer in the Saw film franchise. Players solve intricate puzzles and make their way through the Egan & Co. Meat Packing plant. 2121 S. Industrial Road, Suite101, 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Wed.-Thu., 5 p.m.-midnight Fri., 4 p.m.-midnight Sat. and 4p.m.-11 p.m. Sun.; 702-625-8716, sawescaperoom.com

Sky Combat Ace
An extraordinary aerial dogfighting experience that puts you at the controls of your very own “fighter jet” while under the super vision of a highly trained fighter pilot. Not a simulation; no flight experience necessary. 1420 Jet Stream Drive,Henderson, Nevada, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 888-494-5850, skycombatace.com

Skydive Las Vegas
Experience an adrenaline-pumping adventure as you free fall from 12,500 feet in the air at 120-plus mph while strapped to a skydiving expert. 1401 Airport Road, BoulderCity, Nevada, open daily, hours vary, reservations suggested; 702-759-3483, skydivelasvegas.com

If you’re feeling really brave, take a plunge from 829 feet above the Strip and enjoy a controlled descent that spirals you down the SkyPod tower at speeds up to 40mph. The Strat, 2 p.m.-10 p.m. daily,$129.99+; 800-998-6937, thestrat.com

Vegas Indoor Skydiving
Experience a simulated feeling of flight and freefall without the use of an airplane or parachute! Using a vertical wind tunnel, a mesh trampoline and foam-padded walls, guests of all ages will have a blast at this unique indoor aerodynamic experience. Each flyer receives a brief training class, necessary flight gear and personalized flight instruction before taking flight; weight guidelines apply. 200 Convention Center Drive, 9:45 a.m.-7:30 p.m. daily, $85+; 702-731-4768, vegasindoorskydiving.com

Art + Culture + History

Enter this vibrant, immersive world and explore fantastical realms that captivate at every turn with art—including the360-degree digital virtual reality exhibition “Van Gogh: The ImmersiveExperience,” music, games, rides and more. 3215 S. Rancho Drive, noon-2 a.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Sat., 10a.m.-midnight Sun., noon-1 a.m. Mon., noon-midnight Tue.-Thu., all ages but only 21+ after 10 p.m. and to enter select areas; 702-846-1900, area15.com

Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden
Changing seasonally, this beautiful 14,000-square-foot botanical display is a celebration of Mother Nature that provides a wonderful experience filled with breathtaking colors, sights, sounds and scents that arouse and enliven the senses. Bellagio (located next to the hotel lobby), 24/7, free; bellagio.mgmresorts.com

Disovering King Tut’s Tomb: The Experience Innovative video projections and soundscapes transport visitors to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time where they experience Egypt's ancient wonders, meet the gods of the underworld, join explorers who continue to study the mysteries of the young ruler’s tomb, and travel with this legendary pharaoh on his quest for immortality.  Luxor, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily (last entry 7 p.m.), $30+ adults and $20+ children ages 4-12; kingtutvegas.com, luxor.com

Fantasy Lab Enter this surreal world and experience an extraordinary journey through seven intricately designed, fantastical rooms that take you on a visual and auditory roller coaster ride of psychedelic sensations. Wrapped up in a collection of thoughts, emotions and dreams, each has a story to tell. Fashion Show (level 1), 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. & noon-7 p.m. Mon.-Thu., $32+, 8+ and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult; 725-200-3701, tickets@fantasylab.us

Illuminarium Bring the whole family on this incredible, immersive space odyssey in which you’ll journey across the galaxy, encountering an amazing, technicolor nebula, the rings of Saturn up close, and an asteroid belt that will have you weaving and dodging—you’ll even get to leave your footprints on the moon! Adults-only Space and Ultra Lounge experiences available as well. Area15, times/prices vary; illuminarium.com

Las Vegas Natural History Museum
Enter a fascinating world that includes a prehistoric life gallery featuring a roaring 35-foot-long, animatronic Tyrannosaurus rex, an Egyptian treasures exhibit displaying King Tutankhamun’s tomb, plus six other captivating galleries, a dinosaur mummy Cretaceous science investigation display, Young Scientist Center and traveling exhibits. 900 Las Vegas Blvd N., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, $12 adults, $10 seniors/military/students, $6 children & free for kids 2 years and younger; 702-384-3466, lvnhm.org

Madame Tussauds
Hang with all your favorite A-list movie stars, music icons of past and present, greatest professional athletes, Marvel super heroes and more at this incredible wax-figure museum. The Venetian, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (last entry 7:45 p.m.),younger than 15must be accompanied by an adult 18+; 702-862-7800, madametussauds.com/las-vegas

Meow Wolf: “Omega Mart”
A psychedelic, interactive art installation that takes guests on an unpredictable, mind-blowing journey that begins in a bizarre supermarket and ventures far beyond. 3215 S. Rancho Drive, 10 a.m.-midnight daily, all ages but younger than 18 must be accompanied by and adult 18+; 725-241-6300, tickets.meowwolf.com/las-vegas

The Mob Museum
Learn about the history of organized crime and its impact on American society through immersive exhibits, rare artifacts and more in this three-story museum. 300 Stewart Ave., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily; 702-229-2734, themobmuseum.org

Museum Fiasco  
Located on the mezzanine of Area15, this 5,000-square-foot gallery showcases futuristic exhibits, audiovisual experiences and immersive mixed media in a space that fosters a sense of connectivity. 3215 S. Rancho Drive, noon-midnight daily, 21+ after 10 p.m.; 702-798-7000, museumfiasco.com

Museum of Selfies Snap unique photos and videos while having a fun and memorable experience as you explore a number of installation that’ll have you relaxing in an emoji pool, diving into the gold bath, doing flips in the upside-down room and blowing your mind in the optical illusion bathroom. You may even encounter a famous person! The Linq Promenade, 10 a.m.-midnight daily, $25+; selfievegas.com

National Geographic: Rarely Seen Photographs of the Extraordinary
Get a glimpse into a world of isolated occurrences, exceptional places, natural wonders and phenomena, plus seldom seen man-made objects, all captured on camera and now on display in this family-friendly exhibit. Horseshoe, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.Fri.-Sat. and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun. Thu. (last entry an hour before closing),$33+ adults, $22+ children; 702-777-2782, ixvegas.com

The Neon Museum Las Vegas
Voted the best pop-culture museum in USA Today’s “10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards 2022,” the nonprofit organization is dedicated to the collection, preservation, study and exhibition of iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic, arts and cultural enrichment. 770 Las Vegas Blvd. N., through 2/28, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. self-guided tour & 2 p.m.-10 p.m. with last guided tour departing at 9 p.m.; 702-387-6366, neonmuseum.org

The Original Immersive van Gogh Exhibit
In this once-in-a-lifetime, mesmerizing digital art production, guests can experience the awe-inspiring masterworks of post-impressionist Vincent vanGogh featuring unique elements that allow viewers to learn about the artist, his life and body of work. LighthouseLas Vegas inside The Shops at Crystals, Level 3, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat & Tue.-Wed.., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun.-Mon. (last entry 40 minutes prior to close time); 844-307-4644, vangoghvegas.com

Princess Diana: A Tribute Exhibition On display in this 10,000-square-foot permanent installation featuring 12 themed rooms is a comprehensive collection of Diana and British royal memorabilia. Showcased are a life-size artistic sculpture of the most famous wedding dress in history; nine Diana-worn textiles; historic royal family items; and more than 500 original items and personal objects belonging or relating to Diana, Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William, and Prince Harry. The Shops at Crystals, beginning Sept. 2, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily,  $29+; dianalasvegas.com

Real Bodies

Explore the human anatomy, its various systems and their functions in this unusual and intriguing educational exhibit that displays real human bodies and informative exhibition labels throughout. Horseshoe, 10 a.m-8 p.m. daily (last entry 7p.m.); 702-777-2782, caesars.com/horseshoe-las-vegas

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
Travel back in time while viewing more than 250 authentic artifacts recovered from the wreckage of this famous ocean liner, plus re-creations of some of its most famous rooms. Luxor, 1/12-3/12, 11a.m.-6 p.m. Thu.-Sun. (last entry one hour before closing); 800-557-7428, luxor.mgmresorts.com

Recreation + Leisure

The Cabinet of Curiosities Curious about what’s in the compartments of varying sizes and shapes on the wall of this mysterious, intriguing lounge? Inside is a unique collection of rare, remarkable items gathered from around the world, providing guests a captivating experience as they explore these fascinating chambers! Horseshoe (lower level), 3 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.- Sat. & 1 p.m.-11 p.m. Mon.-Thu. & Sun.; thecabinetlv.com

Fremont Street Experience

A five-block pedestrian mall and attraction featuring the Viva Vision barrel-vault canopy light show with the world’s largest video screen, live music on three stages, shops and kiosks, and the SlotZilla zip line. Fremont Street; 702-678-5600, vegasexperience.com

Minus5° Ice Experience
Designed to provide a refreshing experience, everything inside this attraction is made of ice, including the walls, bar, seats and even the glasses in which the beverages are served. Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.-Thu.; 702-293-3388. The Linq Promenade, 11a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun.-Thu.; 702-489-3545. The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, 7+ allowed until 9 p.m., younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult 21+ for all locations; 702-740-5800, minus5experience.com

Silverton Mermaid Swims Capturing the attention of all ages, the Silverton aquarium holds more than 117,000 gallons of saltwater and is home to thousands of tropical fish, including stingrays. Its beautifully costumed mermaids can be seen swimming the tank’s beautiful reef throughout the day. Silverton Casino, mermaid swims: noon-8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. and 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sun.; interactive stingray feedings: 1:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. daily, free; 702-263-7777, silvertoncasino.com


Ride up 1,149 feet up to the top of The Strat and experience the iconic SkyPod with indoor and outdoor observation decks. It also houses the acclaimed Top of the World restaurant with a 360-degree revolving dining room, a wedding chapel, thrill rides, shops and more. The Strat, 10 a.m.-1 a.m. daily (SkyPod) and2 p.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Thu., noon-midnight Fri.-Sun. (rides); 702-380-7777, thestrat.com

A multilevel sports entertainment complex with more than a dozen golf games with one common goal: hitting the giant targets. From beginners to advanced players, the entire family will have a blast! Players also can take their best shot in a climate-controlled hitting bay or cool off in one of two swimming pools. 4627 Koval Lane, 10 a.m.-midnight Sun.-Thu. and 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat.;702-933-8458, topgolf.com/us/las-vegas


This 5-acre indoor, air-conditioned amusement park offers a variety of rides the entire family can enjoy, plus a midway with carnival games, arcades, a virtual reality room, clown shows and a party zone. Circus Circus, hours vary, call for latest schedule, $20+; 702-794-3939, adventuredome.com

Eiffel Tower
This46-story attraction provides amazing views and a free synchronized light showevery 30 minutes on the hour and half-hour from sunset to midnight. Paris Las Vegas, 3 p.m.-10 p.m. Thu.-Mon.;888-727-4758, caesars.com/paris-las-vegas

Fly Linq
Riders will experience a huge adrenaline rush as they launch from the 12-story tower of the Las Vegas Strip’s only zip line and race 1,121 feet above Las Vegas Boulevard and The Linq Promenade at 35-mph-plus speeds. The Linq, 2 p.m.-10 p.m.Thu.-Mon.; 702-777-2782, caesars.com/linq

FlyOver Las Vegas
An immersive motion-simulating flight ride that uses a state-of-the-art moving platform that allows guests to soar, swoop, dip and turn over a 52-foot wraparound screen. Nature scents, sounds, mist and wind make it seem all the more real. 3771 Las Vegas Blvd. S., #150 (next to Hard Rock Cafe), 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, $24+;866-498-2023, flyoverlasvegas.com

High Roller
At 500 feet tall, the world’s largest observation wheel located at the center of the Las Vegas Strip gives riders a 360-degree, bird’s-eye view of the bustling action below. The Linq Promenade, 2 p.m.-midnight daily; 855-234-7469, caesars.com/linq


Adrenaline ATV Tours
Experienced guides lead guests on a scenic 28-mile ride through sand dunes and canyon trails to take in some of the most picturesque scenery of the Las Vegas Valley. 3165 Moapa Valley Blvd., Logandale, Nevada 89021, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, 18+ (drive),6+ or 60+ lbs. (ride-along); 866-881-2887, atvlasvegas.com

Allegiant Stadium Tours Take a unique, behind-the-scenes tour of the home of the NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders led by expert guides. Learn about the professional football team’s history and culture, plus visit the stadium’s private suites and clubs; broadcast booth; press conference and locker rooms; and the Al Davis Memorial Torch. You’ll even get the chance to step onto the field—how awesome is that! Allegiant Stadium, times/days vary, 800-RAIDERS, allegiantstadium.com

Big Bus Tours

Explore the enthralling sights, attractions and land marks of the neon city aboard an open-top, double-decker bus. An array of exciting day and night tours led by live guides are available, as well as hop-on, hop-off tickets. Bus-stop pickups, hours and pricing vary; bigbustours.com/en/las-vegas

Las Vegas Adrenaline Junkies Tours Take a wild ride off-roading through mountain trails, sand dunes and more while enjoying the amazing views from the mountaintops. Tours are kept small, custom and unique with a maximum of four vehicles. 3753 Howard Hughes Parkway, 6 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, prices vary; 702-766-8121, lasvegasadrenalinejunkies.com

Limitless Motoring Choose your ride, jump onto a Can-Am Ryker trike with automatic transmission, adjustable foot rests and handle bars, and begin an incredibly fun, unforgettable all-day, all-night outdoor adventure. From cruising scenic Vegas with your significant other, to heading out on a guided group tour to Red Rock Canyon or even Valley of Fire, you’ll receive a fully customized  riding experience that’s hard to resist. 3230 Polaris Ave., Suite #13, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, pricing varies; 702-405-8209, limitlessmotoring.com

Lip Smacking Foodie Tours Award-winning culinary walking tours offer a selection of VIP dining experiences that introduce guests to the best signature dishes, unique preparations and exciting tastes in and around Las Vegas. Various locations and times daily; 888-681-4388, lipsmackingfoodietours.com

Maverick Helicopters
Enjoy a variety of unforgettable tours instate-of-the-art ECO-Star helicopters designed to provide luxurious comfort and featuring wraparound glass for outstanding visibility. 6075 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 7 a.m.-10 p.m.; 702-261-0007, maverickhelicopter.com

SunBuggy Fun Rentals With lots of ride options and a wide selection of ATVs, Polaris RZRs, 3/4-scale desert racers, and dune buggies, you’ll find something that’s just your speed. 6925 Speedway Blvd. C-106, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 702-644-2855, sunbuggy.com/lasvegas