Category archives for: Attractions

Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line riders are all smiles

Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line riders are all smiles

Here’s another one for your bucket list. The VooDoo Zip Line opened at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday, sending riders at speeds of up to 35 mph, 490 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. The ride travels forwards and backwards between the Rio’s two hotel towers, offering 360-degree views of the Las [...]

Summer blooms at the Bellagio Conservatory

Summer blooms at the Bellagio Conservatory

It may officially still be spring, but summer is in full swing at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. Through Sept. 7, the 13,573-square-foot Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will bloom with bright colors, bubbling water features, an aviary of live birds, prancing horse statues, a wooden tree house, kites flying high in the air, a [...]

It’s time. Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line opens this weekend.

It’s time. Las Vegas VooDoo Zip Line opens this weekend.

The highly-anticipated, sky-high zip line between the Rio hotel’s two towers is opening over the Memorial Day weekend. Mixed martial arts announcer Bruce Buffer will kick off the grand opening event for the VooDoo Zipline at noon on Sunday, May 25, yelling his signature catchphrase, “It’s time!” Soaring round-trip more than 490 feet above the ground, VooDoo [...]

The Las Vegas Strip gets sweeter with Hershey’s Chocolate World opening June 3

The Las Vegas Strip gets sweeter with Hershey’s Chocolate World opening June 3

It’s the sweetest announcement we’ve received in a while. Hershey’s Chocolate World has picked  Tuesday, June 3 as its opening date. The 9 a.m. June opening will include a Kiss for Las Vegas — actually 1 million Kisses. Hershey’s Chocolate World will give out the 1 million Kisses as part of the opening ceremonies. The [...]

Tips for riding the Las Vegas High Roller

Tips for riding the Las Vegas High Roller

Las Vegas isn’t home to any old observation wheel. We’re home to the High Roller, the tallest observation wheel in the world. Just think. When you step inside the High Roller, you’re riding inside a Guinness record-holding entity — an observation wheel that’s taller than both the Singapore Flyer and the London Eye. From the outside, the [...]

SlotZilla opens a year late. But was it worth the wait?

SlotZilla opens a year late. But was it worth the wait?

SlotZilla has opened and the Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas will never be the same. It’s a 12-story slot machine in the middle of the street. You can’t exactly miss it. Las Vegas Weekly has referred to it as the Berlin Wall of Fremont Street, dividing the old-school casinos of the Fremont Street Experience and the [...]

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

Polaroid shakes things up at The Linq Las Vegas

This generation is all about instant gratification. We snap photos on our iPhones then immediately upload them to our social networks. With just a few touches and swipes of a screen your selfie in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign is your new Facebook profile pic. When I was growing up, the only [...]

Take on the ‘Pawn Stars’ in new History Channel game show

Take on the ‘Pawn Stars’ in new History Channel game show

Every day in Vegas, about 4,000 people flock to The Gold and Silver Pawn Shop, home to the hit History Channel show “Pawn Stars.” The show is so popular that there’s even a VIP tour of the downtown Las Vegas shop. Meanwhile, over at the Riviera on the Las Vegas Strip, a sketch comedy troupe (complete with [...]

Grab your bros and make Vegas your man cave

Grab your bros and make Vegas your man cave

Hey, man. Are you looking for a good time? Look no further than Vegas, baby. Fast cars, gun ranges and girls, girls, girls … we’ve got the ultimate mancation for you. Maybe you’re a manly man. Maybe you’re a metro man. Maybe you’re the best man. No matter what kind of man you are (or [...]

Now rolling: The High Roller opens at The Linq Las Vegas

Now rolling: The High Roller opens at The Linq Las Vegas

You know that old saying from “Field of Dreams:” “If you build it, he will come?” Well, switch out “he” with “they” and you’ve got a very true statement about the High Roller at The Linq. The world’s tallest observation wheel officially opened its doors for business today, and a long line of eager tourists [...]

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