Las Vegas Tours and Activities
Grand Canyon Tours
Venture deep into Hualapai Indian country and discover the Grand Canyon’s West Rim! Arrive at the West Rim by bus, airplane, or helicopter and explore the Hualapai Village or experience the sensational views of Guano Point and Eagle Point. Complete your West Rim adventure with a helicopter floor landing, a relaxing cruise down the Colorado River, or a heart-pumping stroll on the Grand Canyon Skywalk.
The South Rim is often considered the “true Grand Canyon” because it’s home to some of the most iconic viewpoints, including Mather Point, Yaki Point, and the Desert View Watchtower. Hike, dine, shop, and explore the Grand Canyon Village as you discover the Grand Canyon on an unforgettable tour. If you’ve never visited the Grand Canyon before, the South Rim is the place for you!
The North Rim may be only 10 miles away from the South Rim, but the picturesque terrain and vegetation couldn’t be more different! Soar over the both the South and North Rims in a luxury helicopter, or fly to the North Rim in a flightseeing airplane and discover this Grand Canyon treasure, Whitmore Canyon, and the Lake Mead Conservation Area on 4×4 Polaris Ranger on a once-in-a-lifetime North Rim tour.
The incredible Hoover Dam is only one hour away from Las Vegas! Explore one of America’s most spectacular feats of engineering and journey deep inside the Hoover Dam on one of our Hoover Dam Tours. Combine your Hoover Dam tour with a trip to the West Rim, a leisurely cruise down the Colorado River, or even a relaxing boat tour of Lake Mead. Depart from Las Vegas and arrive at the Hoover Dam by bus, SUV, or helicopter. If you only have a few hours or even a full day, Destination Fabulous offers a Hoover Dam tour that fits into your schedule. Many of our Hoover Dam tours also include access further and deeper inside the Dam, including a trip down to an observation room where you can view the Dam’s massive power generators. This incredible tour demonstrates first-hand the awesome power of America’s Modern Civil Engineering Wonders.
Only 15 miles west of Las Vegas, Red Rock Canyon encompasses 195,819 acres within the Mojave Desert. A Red Rock Canyon tour is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the Vegas Strip. Red Rock Canyon is an area of worldwide geologic interest, experience the rugged beauty of shockingly red rock formations and the sandstone peaks of Keystone Thrust.
Many experienced and amateur geologists alike who visit Red Rock are amazed by the rock formations, natural beauty, and the vivid colors of the rocks. The forces of nature that have formed such a visual display have taken millions of years to create the masterpiece that is now known as Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Valley of Fire is located 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas. Valley of Fire State Park is a public recreation and nature preservation area covering nearly 46,000 acres located 16 miles south of Overton, Nevada. Nevada’s oldest state park derives its name from red sandstone formations, the Aztec Sandstone, which formed from shifting sand dunes 150 million years ago. These features, which are the centerpiece of the park’s attractions, often appear to be on fire when reflecting the sun’s rays. Journey into the Valley of Fire State Park and see fantastic sandstone formations carved by water, wind, and time as your guide shares their knowledge of the Mojave Desert and its inhabitants.
Fab Foodie Tours
A fabulous evening extravaganza that is a show unto itself as you are escorted inside the doors of 5 Las Vegas’ most enticing restaurants to savor adventurous and delectable delights.
5 Stops | 4 Hours | Gourmet Guide
12+ Signature Dishes
A lively, informative outing eating and exploring in newly revitalized downtown, with visits to the most eclectic, chef-driven restaurants focused on far-to-table, seasonally-focused, artisan-crafted fare.
4 Stops | 3 Hours | Gourmet Guide
12+ Signature Dishes
Start the morning with the finest sweets and savories, along with luscious libations (cocktails and mocktails) sure to energize, revitalize, and mesmerize. This tour features everything from dim sum to French pastries to luscious crab Benedict.
3 Stops | 2.5 Hours | Gourmet Guide
Signature Bruncheon Dishes, Cocktails or Mocktails
Designed by Rees Jones, son of renowned golf architect Robert Trent Jones, Cascata is the number-one rated private golf course in the United States by a Zagat survey. Cascata has been called a tranquil oasis just 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. Its spectacular landscape affords a regal backdrop for a golfing experience unlike any other.
The par-72 course provides stunning vistas at every turn with lush fairways, lakes, streams, and a breathtaking view of 3,600 ft. Red Mountain. Its Tuscan-style, 37,000 sq. ft. clubhouse offers Old World charm and all the amenities you would expect from a world-class golf destination.
Reflection Bay Golf Club is located in the luxurious high-end resort residential community of Lake Las Vegas. Created in 1998, Reflection Bay Golf Club is designated as a prestigious Jack Nicklaus Signature Design course, the only such course located in the state of Nevada.
Reflection Bay has hosted the Wendy’s 3 Tour Challenge PGA event several times and has been the recipient of some of the most sought-after awards by industry magazines including Golf Magazine and Golf Digest.
This monumental golf course operated by MGM Resorts International is nestled amongst towering trees, hidden from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Formerly the private domain of a privileged few, this exceptional Tom Fazio-designed course is imaginative and classic in its execution, offering an unparalleled golfing experience. Framed by sparkling creeks, towering waterfalls, and lush gardens, every hole at Shadow Creek speaks with a character all to its own.
LAS VEGAS EXOTIC CAR DRIVING EXPERIENCES
Drive exotics on a race track in Las Vegas! 12 TURNS. HALF MILE STRAIGHT. MAXIMUM THRILL. Get behind the wheel of an exotic supercar at SPEEDVEGAS – the newest and most thrilling experience in Las Vegas. Experience over 1.5 miles of challenging racetrack.
Located on Las Vegas Boulevard, just 10 minutes from the famous “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign.The SPEEDVEGAS racetrack was designed and built exclusively for motorsports enthusiasts by a team of award winning track designers.
Dream Racing is a five-star driving experience at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It offers a remarkable selection of supercars and race cars, including the ultimate in speed: The Ferrari F 430 GT, as well as the Lamborghini Aventador, the McLaren Mp4-12c, and the Mercedes SLS AMG are a few of their “dream” racing car options. Receive training in a state-of-the-art simulator and professional instruction.
For a pulse-pounding and adrenaline-filled driving experience that will test your nerves as well as your skill, the Exotics Racing Ultimate Driving Experience at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is something that will take your excitement to the limit. Choose from a fleet of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Porches, McLarens, Audi, Mercedes, and Nissan supercars. One-on-one coaching from our instructors is provided. Open seven days a week.
Come on. You know you’ve always wanted to pull the trigger and feel the pulsating power of shooting an actual machine gun, rifle, shotgun or handgun. Hunt for zombies, participate in a “special ops” tactical assault, or relive the Wild West. If your aim is to have the most exciting and unique thrill in Las Vegas, you’ve hit the target with an unforgettable shooting experience. “Lock and load!”
Looking to put a little “zip” into your group’s next event? Why not strap yourself in and rocket underneath the dazzling Fremont Street Experience canopy? SlotZilla is a monstrous, 12-story slot machine zip line that launches you either on upper or lower “Zoomlines,” whisking you more than 1,750 feet across Fremont Street. You can even fly “superhero style” for an even more thrilling experience. Not only is SlotZilla the world’s largest slot machine, it’s also the world’s most exciting zip line experience.
Who doesn’t love to play in the dirt? We’re talking some serious earth moving! Dig This gives you the chance to operate large bulldozers or excavation equipment on a “mock” construction site. You can play “Excavator Basketball,” “Bulldozer Teeter-Totter,” or have some free time to dig, tear, claw, grind and drive these beasts to your heart’s content. You’ll even get a Certificate of Completion and a photo to commemorate this awesome experience. Can you dig it?
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is located 15 miles west of Las Vegas, via Blue Diamond Rd., in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. The many springs in these mountains provided water for Paiute Indians and later brought mountain men and early settlers to the area.
This 520 acre oasis was developed into a combination working ranch and luxurious retreat by a string of owners who have given the area a long and colorful history. Past owners of the ranch included Chester Lauck of the comedy team “Lum & Abner,” German actress Vera Krupp, and millionaire Howard Hughes.
Founded in 1996, the Neon Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic, arts and cultural enrichment. The Neon Museum campus includes the outdoor exhibition space known as the Neon Boneyard, a visitors’ center housed inside the former La Concha Motel lobby and the Neon Boneyard North Gallery which houses additional rescued signs and is available for weddings, special events, photo shoots and educational programs. You may view the collection through either an hour-long guided tour, a self-guided tour or on a limited-access basis. Tours are available seven days a week and tour times vary based on the season.
Named “Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal the Springs Preserve is the premier place in Las Vegas to explore the valley’s vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, a botanical garden, hiking, trails, and live animal shows.Spring Preserve’s mission is to create a visitor experience that builds culture and community, inspires environmental stewardship and celebrates the history of the Las Vegas Valley.
Annual Las Vegas Events
Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located 15 miles northeast of the Las Vegas Strip, is a 1,200-acre complex of multiple tracks for motorsports racing. The complex is owned by Speedway Motorsports, Inc., which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The 2018 NASCAR season will be an historic one for Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
LVMS’s spring NASCAR Weekend will run March 2-4, with a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race taking place on Friday, the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Boyd Gaming 300 following on Saturday and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ Pennzoil 400 anchoring the tripleheader on Sunday. The speedway’s fall weekend will be Sept. 14-16 and consist of a Friday NCWTS race, an XFINITY Series race on Saturday and a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday.
Electric Daisy Carnival, commonly known as EDC, is one of the biggest electronic dance music festivals in the world, with its flagship held annually here in Las Vegas. Popular electronic dance producers and DJs such as Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Yellow Claw, and Tiësto perform at the many locations held yearly for EDC. The festival incorporates various styles of dance music including trap, bounce, trance, techno, bass, house, hard-style, and more. More than 300,000 revelers head to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the festival, which features art, carnival rides, circus-style performances and all of the top EDM DJs.
The NBA Summer League is a series of off-season competitions during which National Basketball Association teams come together to try out different summer rosters instead of their regular season line-ups. The summer teams typically consist of a mix of rookies, second year players, and unsigned free agents. The current summer league consists of three separate leagues: the Las Vegas Summer League, the Utah Jazz Summer League, and the Orlando Pro Summer League.
The Las Vegas Summer League has become a place where NBA executives consummate deals, where superstars such as LeBron James stop by to watch the young guys, where free agents audition for jobs, and where the league celebrates in a relaxed atmosphere. Summer league has grown exponentially over the past decade, and for the first time in 2017 every game was nationally televised.
Life Is Beautiful is an annual music, culinary, art, and learning festival held in Downtown Las Vegas. Over the past five years, Downtown has undergone a major transformation thanks to the revitalization of the second most famous street in town – Fremont. Bars, restaurants, coffeehouses and stores have flooded into the area, capturing the soul and spirit of the new Las Vegas. During this movement, Life is Beautiful was born.
Life Is Beautiful is a company that creates and supports noteworthy programs, initiatives, and live events. The festival is spread over 18 city blocks, backing up to casinos and including the Fremont East bar district. Besides the music, attendees can enjoy a Culinary Village with food from some of the country’s top chefs, an Alchemy Garden with wines and beers, and inspirational speakers. A refreshing reprieve from our complicated lives and our complicated world, now more than 137,000 attendees converge in this cultural hub of the city to be a part of this beautiful social and cultural takeover.
Professional Bull Riding is a rough and grueling sport with roots embedded in American culture. It is America’s original extreme grueling sport. The PBR is a captivating and adrenaline-charged sport that features an amazing cast of the greatest bull riders and bucking bulls found anywhere in the world.
The PBR World Finals returns to Las Vegas for a five-day show, Nov. 2-6, showcasing the Top 35 bull riders in the world and the top bulls, all competing for their share of the $2.2 million total purse. One man will receive $250,000 as the PBR World Finals event winner, one bull will receive $50,000 as the World Champion Bull and one man will become a millionaire, receiving a $1 million bonus as the overall 2017 PBR World Champion.
For 2017, the PBR World Finals moves into the exciting new T-Mobile Arena, a 20,000-seat facility located behind the New York New York Hotel & Casino.
The National Finals Rodeo (known known popularly as the “Super Bowl of Rodeo”), organized by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), is the premier championship rodeo event in the United States. The NFR showcases the talents of the PRCA’s top 15 money-winners in each event as they compete for the world title.
The NFR is held each year in the first full week of December, at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and is aired live on CBS Sports Network. Cowboy Christmas, a cowboy gift show, is held concurrent with the rodeo at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The NFR is the final rodeo event of the PRCA season. World championship titles are awarded to the individuals who earn the most money in his or her event throughout the year: The World All-Around Rodeo Champion Cowboy title is awarded at the end of the NFR to the highest-earning cowboy who has regularly competed in more than one event during the year.