Las Vegas Attractions

Apart from the gambling and glitzy entertainment on offer in Las Vegas, there are several other attractions in and around the city which are well worth the visit.

  • Imperial Palace Auto Collections – 3535 Las Vegas Boulevard South Tel: 800-634-6441. For those into chrome and leather this collection of classic and antique motor cars will have the mouth watering! The collection is worth over $100 million and apart from the special interest vehicles there are over 250 roadsters to ogle at. Bear in mind that they are all for sale, so hit the tables and hope for a win!
  • Hoover Dam – US Highway 93 on the Arizona/Nevada border, 30 miles south-east of Las Vegas. Tel: 702-294-3517. Prominent in the success of Las Vegas, the Hoover Dam is one of the most remarkable man made structures in the States, and is a national historic landmark. It harnesses the turbulent Colorado River and is named after President Herbert Hoover. It attracts over a million visitors each year, and Lake Mead, the reservoir created by the dam is one of the busiest national parks in the country.
  • Liberace Museum & Foundation – 1775 East Tropicana Street, Las Vegas Tel: 702-798-5595. A giant pink piano leads visitors to this ongoing accolade to one of the most loved performers on the Strip – the outrageous Liberace. It was founded by the man himself and showcases many of his vampish outfits and jewellery as well as a number of his larger collectables like a range of pianos, and cars! All proceeds of the museum go to the Liberace Foundation which provides scholarships to promising musicians in need.
  • Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area – Highway 159, Las Vegas Tel: 702-515-5350. If your senses need a break from the constant noise and bustle of the city, head for Red rock Canyon. Situated only 17 miles out of the Las Vegas, this conservation area gives visitors a real feel for the magnitude and timelessness of the Mojave Desert. Spectacular views abound especially of the rugged red rock formations which give the area its name. Hiking, rock-climbing and biking are all popular pursuits by visitors.
  • Golf Courses – There are literally dozens of golf courses in and around Las Vegas, so if you’re sick and tired of the slots and the topless babes, head for the wide open spaces and try and sink that little white ball under par. Here are some of the more accessible courses:
  1. Angel Park Golf Club – Tel: 702-254-4653
  2. Bali Hai Golf Club – Tel: 702-597-2400
  3. Callaway Golf Centre – Tel: 702-896-4100
  4. Desert Pines Golf Club – Tel: 702-388-4400
  5. JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort, Spa & Golf – Tel: 702-869-7777
  6. Las Vegas National Golf Course – Tel: 702-734-1796
  7. Las Vegas Paiute golf Resort – Tel: 702-658-1400
  8. Painted Desert Golf Club – Tel: 702-645-2570
  9. Tpc-Canyons golf Course – Tel: 702-256-2000