Las Vegas may be cold in the winter but this is the best time to visit the most exciting city in the world. There are plenty of options for visitors looking to experience all of Las Vegas and beyond the neon lights of the Las Vegas strip. There is a ski and snowboard resort just minutes from the Las Vegas Strip and sight seeing enthusiasts can head out to Lake Mead and see the Hoover Dam and the Hoover Dam by pass suspension bridge.
The following sights and activities appeal to not only the daredevil tourists but for those visiting Las Vegas looking for something a little different. Of course the main reason to come to Las Vegas is the gambling. The following list include possible activities along with pricing and a brief overview of what to expect.
Best Places to Stay in Las Vegas When Money is No Object
Aria: Winter pricing can be as low as $149 dollars for a beautiful suite over looking the Las Vegas Strip. The newest and most beautiful hotel and casino located in the heart of the MGM mega complex CityCenter.
M Resort: Located off the Las Vegas Strip the M is the most luxurious resort away from the city. It is located about 10 miles from the heart of the city. A room can be purchased in the winter months for $80.
Hard Rock Hotel: A room at the Hard Rock Hotel can be had for the price of $99 for a deluxe room. The added benefits of a room at the Hard Rock is the young and vibrant crowd and club scene within the hotel.
Best Daredevil Activities in Las Vegas
Fremont Street Flight Lines: Ever been on a zip line? A zip line is a line is hooked to a harness and then the patron is sent flying 800 feet down the famous Fremont Street Experience. $15 before 6 p.m. $20 after.
Sky Jump Las Vegas: Jump off the tallest structure in Las Vegas strapped only with a bungee harness. The fall is 855 feet in less than 10 seconds. There are special rates if the room is booked in conjunction with the jump. Average price is $25 in the winter but they have offered special prices during slow periods.
Best Sightseeing Opportunities Outside of Las Vegas
Red Rock National Conservation Area: Located just outside of Las Vegas the desert area is one the most unique areas in the world. A night cap can be had on the way back in at the Red Rock Resort located at the entrance.
Hoover Dam: Everyone likes to take a drive out to the Hoover Dam but now there is a new modern marvel of ingenuity the Hoover Dam by pass suspension bridge. The amazing new bridge allows Arizona travelers to avoid the Hoover Dam visitors traffic.