Linq Sign Las Vegas

Virtual Reality Coming To Linq

It looks like virtual reality is coming to the Strip because real life in Las Vegas isn’t enough I guess. The new attraction would be at the Linq Promenade as Caesar’s Entertainment has filed plans for a 33 foot tall dome on the third floor deck that would have the virtual reality experience inside. Looking at the filing with Clark County the details are vague which is often the case with these projects as the final project might change from the original proposal. What we know so far is the dome will be approximately 2,000 square foot with about 60 …

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Fear The Walking Dead Las Vegas

Fear The Walking Dead Closes

The Fear The Walking Dead attraction based on the long running AMC post apocalyptic zombie survival show has closed its location on Fremont Street in Downtown, Las Vegas. The attraction opened in August of 2017 and for the $30 entrance fee the attraction was a mix of many things including having a escape room, maze and interactive video game as well as part haunted house to scare you. The attraction would usually take about 20 minutes to go through and maybe the lack of peoples knowledge to what the attraction was didn’t help it; From the outside the storefront looked …

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Bellagio Fountains

Lady Gaga Added To Fountain Show

Lady Gaga’s hit 2009 song “Bad Romance” has been added to the Bellagio Fountain Show so it will now be included in the song rotation. It takes several months to add  a new song to the show to sync it to the dancing waters and lighting but with Lady Gags’s huge following i’m sure it will be popular. The song was added one day after Lady Gaga won an Academy Award for best original song in her movie “A Star Is Born. The last song added to the Bellagio Fountain Show if you are interested was “Believe” by Cher over …

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Christmas

The Magical Forest Opens Saturday

In my continuing coverage of Christmas and holiday events in Las Vegas next up is an event that is great to visit but also by Opportunity Village a great local Las Vegas charity. The event is called ‘The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village‘ and opens Saturday and runs through December 31st and features a winter village full of sparkling Christmas lights surrounded by a forest of trees. Apart from the village to explore and take pictures is nightly entertainment, holiday food and drinks as well as of course pictures with Santa. Attractions at the Magical Forest for you to check out …

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Linq Sign Las Vegas

Zip Lines Coming To Strip

The first permanent zip lines are coming to the Strip and we now have an opening date of November 9th. The location is at the Linq promenade and riders will launch from the 114 foot tower and then zip down the length of the promenade and ending up at the base of the High Roller Ferris Observation Wheel. The length of the zip line is approximately 1,000 feet and during the ride you will get speeds up to 35 miles per hour, this really isn’t my thing but i’m sure it will be really popular especially because of its location …

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Golden Nugget, Las Vegas

Shark Tank Tours

The pool at the Golden Nugget always draws a big crowd and one of the pools unique features is the 200,000 gallon shark tank through which you can take a water slide  to the pool.  The Golden Nugget does offer behind the scenes tours of the shark tank aquarium hosted by one of the staff marine biologists. As part of the tour you will learn about the workings of the tank and its various marine life; You will also witness feeding time for the sharks and learn about all the different species on show.  Before the tour is over you …

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Linq Sign Las Vegas

Sidewalk Stars New Home

On my last trip to Las Vegas a tourist by the SLS asked me where the stars of celebrities were in the pavement and, i didn’t really have a great answer for her but i remember some in various places on center Strip but no one location. First of all if you are not familiar with what is officially called “The Las Vegas Walk Of Stars” it is similar to the Hollywood Walk Of Fame and, in this case the cement stars in the sidewalk honor Las Vegas entertainment people. The cement stars were removed in several places on the …

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Silverton Aquarium

Yes there are still many free attractions in Las Vegas even though everything else has gotten more expensive in recent times. One such free attraction is the Silverton Aquarium which is located at the mountain chalet themed Silverton Hotel & Casino near the South Strip. If you plan on visiting the Silverton and the aquarium i would suggest if you don’t have a car to take a taxi or Uber to the property as its about 4 1/2 miles south of the Mandalay Bay. The aquarium is  a huge 117,000 gallon glass tank filled with tropical fish and is located …

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mob museum

Museum Discount Deal

The Mob Museum in Downtown Las Vegas and the National Atomic Testing Museum over near UNLV are both worthy of a visit on your next trip to Las Vegas and the two have announced a new discount deal if you visit both attractions. The deal is if you show a receipt from one of the attractions at the other attraction you get 25 percent off the second attraction it doesn’t matter which one you go to first. The better deal option would be visiting the Atomic Testing Museum first as entrance there is $22 with the same entrance fee at …

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Bellagio Fountains

Bellagio Fountains

In Las Vegas there are many free attractions but the top of many people’s list as a not to miss in Las Vegas is often the Bellagio Fountains. The nightly shows draw big crowds to the front of the Bellagio as the more than a thousand jets of water shoot water as high as 460 feet in to the air. The fountains shoot water in sync with various styles of music with everything from pop, opera, classical, Broadway to classic Las Vegas singers. If you want to see the show in a good viewing spot i would suggest you get …

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