Posts tagged as: Attractions

Leonardo hits Las Vegas and sets the Springs Preserve in motion

Leonardo hits Las Vegas and sets the Springs Preserve in motion

Sorry Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fans, this is not the Leonardo you’re looking for. Sure there may be a turtle or two at the Springs Preserve, but the Las Vegas attraction’s new Leonardo exhibit highlights the works of a genius Italian Renaissance inventor rather than a fictional anthropomorphic reptile. “Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion,” [...]

Harley-Davidson is shaking up the Las Vegas Strip

Harley-Davidson is shaking up the Las Vegas Strip

The ground vibrated for about 10 minutes this morning as more than 50 members of the Southern Nevada Harley Owners Group revved their engines at a “ground shaking” event in honor of the Las Vegas Strip’s first Harley-Davidson dealership. The 50,000-square-foot Las Vegas Harley-Davidson facility projected to open in late October (in honor of Nevada Day), will serve [...]

PHOTOS: Your crazy wait is almost over! Las Vegas roller coaster nears completion

PHOTOS: Your crazy wait is almost over! Las Vegas roller coaster nears completion

UPDATE — 3:25 p.m.: Safety testing has officially begun on El Loco’s cars, a major milestone in the coaster construction process: It’s almost time to go crazy on the Las Vegas Strip! The El Loco roller coaster is slated to open at the Adventuredome at Circus Circus in late January or early February — and [...]

Free lecture showcases architect behind famous Las Vegas lobby

Free lecture showcases architect behind famous Las Vegas lobby

If you’ve ever pondered the curious shell-shaped building that serves as the Neon Museum’s visitor center, now’s your chance to learn more. Museum Scholar in Residence Dr. Leslie Luebbers will talk in depth about the La Concha Motel lobby’s architect, the late Paul Revere Williams, during a free lecture in honor of African-American History month at 7 [...]

Welcome to Las Vegas sign goes solar

Welcome to Las Vegas sign goes solar

No offense, polar vortex, but if you’ve got it, flaunt it. Right? That seems to apply to the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign, which is scheduled to begin running on solar energy during a switch-flipping ceremony at 4:30 p.m. today. The iconic landmark is located in one of the sunniest spots in the United [...]

Now open at The Linq Las Vegas

Now open at The Linq Las Vegas

A handful of businesses are now open at The Linq, the $550 million entertainment district being built by Caesars Entertainment on the Las Vegas Strip. Tenants of the open-air, pedestrian-only district, located  in the corridor between The Quad and the Flamingo, began their debut in late December with the opening of Irish-themed gaming joint O’Sheas (read that story here). The [...]

From flowers to gingerbread, the holidays are handcrafted at Wynn Las Vegas

From flowers to gingerbread, the holidays are handcrafted at Wynn Las Vegas

Wynn Las Vegas has handcrafted a festive atmosphere this holiday season with impressive floral and gingerbread displays created by talented artisans. The luxury resort recently unveiled two large-scale floral installations in the atrium as well as a 3-foot gingerbread replica of the signature bronze hotel in the Wynn Buffet. Flower power (more than 160,000 flowers) As a [...]

M&M takes to the streets with wall in Las Vegas

M&M takes to the streets with wall in Las Vegas

If you don’t eat your meat, you can’t have any M&M’s. How can you have any M&M’s if you don’t eat your meat? Oops, sorry. Wrong wall. M&M’s World in Las Vegas is celebrating the opening of the largest M&M’s candy wall in the world with a 3-D representation of the wall designed on the sidewalk [...]

Adventuredome’s newest roller coaster to open in late January

Adventuredome’s newest roller coaster to open in late January

The Adventuredome at Circus Circus has moved closer to opening its newest thrill ride — El Loco. The final pieces of a 1,300-foot track for the roller coaster are expected to be installed this week. Already the yellow track can be seen twisting and turning underneath The Adventuredome’s pink canopy. Originally scheduled to open in [...]

Bellagio unveils a holiday wonderland in the Conservatory

Bellagio unveils a holiday wonderland in the Conservatory

The holidays have arrived at the Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with a sea of more than 45,000 poinsettias, a giant White Fir tree, frolicking polar bears, Santa’s sleigh, reindeer and more. New this year is a 13-foot tall, 12-foot wide walk-through snow globe surrounded by giant 14-foot tall toy soldiers and dancing water arches [...]

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