Las Vegas is famous for many things, not at least for its many luxury casino resorts and some of the best theatres in the world. It is quite famous for being the sin city but the city really has so much more to offer. No matter the size of our wallet, where you come from, what language you speak or the food you like to eat, Vegas will make you feel welcome. You have Halal restaurants with traditional food from Morocco and expensive French Michelin-star restaurants like Joël Robuchon but the best food in Vegas will always be the Japanese, Mexican or Thai street food.
If you’ve ever been to Vegas you understand why it continues to be one of the most traveled to destinations in the world. The exciting thing is that no matter times you visit Vegas, there will always be something to do, you will never run out of things to do.
In fact, there are a million things that you could get up to the Vegas Strip. In this article, we share some of the exciting free things that you can do in Vegas – yes without spending a cent. Enjoy!
1. Visit the Flamingo’s Wildlife Habitat
We love that this place is so exotic, allowing you the chance to enjoy the wild outdoors. This wildlife habitat covers about 15 acres of islands, lush foliage, and streams. You will also get the opportunity to visit the waterfalls and see various exotic birds, turtles, as well as fish.
This place is open daily, from dawn to dusk. Because of that, you can always choose a day that is convenient for you.
2. Aquarium at the Silverton
It comes as no surprise that this place is actually named the Best Free Attraction in Las Vegas. Here, you get to see an aquarium that is located at the Silverton Casino. The 117,000-gallon aquarium will give you a chance to see some tropical fish. Oh, and how about some mermaids that swim through the waters and actually keep guests entertained by interacting with them.
If you would like to go there, this place is open every day from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
3. Carnival Court at Harrah’s
This place is famous for its nightlife attraction. Going there will give you a chance to be in an open street party. This street party happens right in the middle of the strip, in front of Harrah’s.
Some of the things that you’ll get to enjoy are live DJs, as well as live bands that will be performing all through the day and all through the night. You will also get a choice of unique cocktails that will be served to you by bartenders all throughout the performances.
4. Coral Reef Aquarium at Mirage
The Coral Reef Aquarium at Mirage is very colourful and very captivating. What’s most compelling is the fact that a coral reef is found right in the middle of the desert.
When you visit the Mirage, you’ll be able to find a thriving coral reef. There is a 20,000-gallon saltwater aquarium that is home to a lot of pufferfish, tang, angelfish, as well as so many other exotic sea creatures. In fact, you will be able to find three different types of sharks.
5. Bellagio’s Symphony of Fountains
You get the chance to witness water and light shows. These shows are simply breathtaking and mesmerizing. All of this is choreographed to some folk music, classical music, opera music, as well as Broadway music.
This show runs for 15 minutes only, and you’ll be able to see everything from the various locations in the Bellagio. If you prefer, you can get in all the action right from the Strip sidewalk. It’s so breathtaking to the point where it’s actually the most visited attraction on the strip.
6. Exploding Fireworks from the Mirage Volcano
You can get an adrenaline rush when the volcano begins to rumble in Vegas. Thereafter, you’ll be able to see huge explosions of fire spray and steam. All of this will get to happen while music from the Grateful Dead plays in the background.
This particular event happens every day from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., and it occurs hourly.
7. Fashion Show Mall
If you love fashion and style, then you will definitely love the fashion show that happens every weekend on the Vegas Strip Shopping Mall. This fashion show takes place on the mall’s atrium runway. You get the chance to see some high-end fashion designer boutiques, as well as specialty shops and retailers showcasing some of their garments.
Being in Vegas doesn’t mean that you have to break the bank. In fact, there are so many things that you can get to do and see for free. We hope that you enjoyed our list of exciting free things to do on the Vegas Strip. Next time you are there, make sure you get to take part in any of these activities.