11 Jul Top 5 Free Attractions in Las Vegas
5 Free Things To Do in Las Vegas You Have to See
Las Vegas is considered one of the most unique and dynamic vacation destinations in the world. With access to the Las Vegas Strip and all of its attractions, travelers could spend weeks exploring all of the available casinos, residences, live shows, rides, museums, stores, restaurants, and so much more. Fortunately, not all of Las Vegas’ must-see stops cost any additional money! This city is filled with free attractions and activities to try- here are just a few you don’t want to miss during your next visit:
1. The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
Just across from the lobby at the Bellagio Hotel is the property’s breathtaking conservatory and botanical gardens. With 50-foot-tall glass ceilings and framework designed to complement its floral displays, it’s hard to stare in awe at all this conservatory has to offer guests simply walking through the property to their next destination. These gardens include a variety of water features, bridges, and gazebos which the hotel’s horticultural team designs its installations around.
The installations are on a rotation to celebrate various holidays, general themes, and major events throughout the year. Each installation is meticulously planned to reflect the celebration they are trying to emulate, from the choice of botanicals to the additional structures brought in. No matter what time of year you visit or how many times you walk through a single installation, you’ll find new florals and sculptures to admire.
2. Free Circus Acts at Circus Circus
The world’s largest permanent circus welcomes guests to enjoy its daily circus performances at the incredible Circus Circus property. Each day, you can see talented professionals complete defying stunts and tricks in front of your eyes- for free! You’ll be amazed by these performers and how they have honed in on their craft to put together unique displays for people of all ages.
Some notable performers include a silk display artist, trapeze artist, an aerial chain dancer, hilarious circus clowns, juggling masters, and more. The schedule for free this entertainment is available online with performances beginning Monday through Thursday at 1:30 PM and Friday through Sunday at 11:30 AM.
3. The Flamingo Wildlife Habitat
Who would have thought that you can experience beautiful flamingos in the desert? The Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is home to a four-acre flamingo wildlife habitat where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the Strip and learn more about these exotic birds surrounded by breathtaking streams, waterfalls, gardens, and other wildlife like turtles, Albino Catfish, Brown Pelicans, and Sturgeon Koi.
As if these beautiful creatures weren’t enough, guests can also have up-close experiences with native hummingbirds utilizing the habitat’s feeders. The habitat operates each from 7 AM to 8 PM and is open to the general public. For those who want to learn a bit more about the habitat and its animals from a professional, the facility also hosts daily ‘Keeper Talks’ daily at 8:30 AM and 2 PM.
4. Mirage Volcano
In front of the Mirage hotel on Las Vegas Boulevard is its famous volcano sculpture and nightly display. This distinct Las Vegas experience is a variety of water features, vibrant lights, fireballs, explosions, and a volcanic eruption! The display has been choreographed to the soundtrack from The Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart and Indian tabla sensation Zakir Hussain.
Vacationers of all ages are known to enjoy the display, and though it draws an impressive crowd, the volcano is large enough to be seen from many surrounding areas. Not to worry, though, the display does repeat multiple times a night! The volcano fires on the hour, every night at 8 PM, 9 PM, 10 PM, and 11 PM.
5. The Fountains of Bellagio
In front of the Bellagio Hotel is the property’s iconic fountain show. Considered one of the most complex water features to be created, visitors of Las Vegas can view this one-of-a-kind fountain show multiple times throughout the day. The display spans more than 1,000 feet and shoots water as high as 460 feet into the air. Whether you’ve seen it once or many times, there’s always something new to love about the fountains—trust us!
The display runs every 30 minutes from 3 PM to 8 PM on weekdays and 12 PM to 8 PM on weekends and holidays, as well as every 15 minutes from 8 PM to midnight each day. The most magical time to watch the display is after the sun sets so you can experience the show under the beautiful glow of its lights!
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