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10 Coolest Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Las Vegas

0805_FL-las-vegas-skyline_2000x1125-1940x1091By Larry Olmsted

A record 40,000,000+ people visited Las Vegas in 2014, and by most accounts Sin City is the third or fourth most popular tourist attraction in the world, dwarfing icons such as Walt Disney World and Niagara Falls.

The city’s appeals are obvious, and while the vast majority of visitors once came for the gambling, many now embrace the world class dining, entertainment, and frenetic 24/7 action that outpaces every other U.S. city in terms of raw energy. There are tons of options, but also many icons, and virtually every visitor to Las Vegas will stroll The Strip and catch the dancing fountain show at Bellagio, erupting volcano at the Mirage, or animated statues at Caesars Palace. Some will crane their necks to look up at the city’s own “Eiffel Tower,” and many will make it to suddenly trendy old Downtown Las Vegas and its greatly expanded array of attractions, museums and eateries.
But almost all visitors will miss out on a slate of very interesting and unique lesser known options, well worth seeking out and many of them available no place else.

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Award-winning travel journalist Larry Olmsted is a Contributing Editor to US Airways Magazine and Cigar Aficionado Magazine and “The Great Life” columnist for Forbes.com.
Award-winning travel journalist Larry Olmsted is a Contributing Editor to US Airways Magazine and Cigar Aficionado Magazine and “The Great Life” columnist for Forbes.com.
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